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.co Terms and Conditions

  1. Definitions:
    1. "Administrator" means .CO Internet, S.A.S.
    2. "Registrar" means Register.com
    3. "Registered Name" means a domain name within the .Co TLD, whether consisting of two, three or more levels (e.g. twolevels.co or three.levels.co), registered and/or maintained through the Registry System and about which data is maintained by or on behalf of Administrator in the Registry Database (whether or not such name appears in the .Co TLD zone file).
    4. "Registrant" means the holder of a Registered Name.
    5. "Registry Database" means a database comprised of data about one or more DNS domain names within the domain of the .Co TLD that is used to generate either DNS resource records that are published authoritatively or responses to domain-name availability lookup requests or Whois queries, for some or all of those names.
    6. "Registry System" means the registry system operated by or on behalf of Administrator for Registered Names in the .Co TLD, including, without limitation, the Registrar Toolkit, as well as any updates, modifications, enhancements and/or redesigns thereof that may be made from time to time.
  2. You shall (within thirty days of demand) indemnify, defend and hold harmless Administrator, Registrar, and their respective affiliates and subsidiaries, as well as each of their respective owners, directors, managers, officers, employees, contractors, service providers and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses (including on appeal), arising out of or relating in any way to the Registrant's domain name registration, including, without limitation, the use, registration, extension, renewal, deletion, and/or transfer thereof and/or the violation of any applicable terms or conditions governing the registration. You shall not enter into any settlement or compromise of any such indemnifiable claim without Registrar's prior written consent, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld and that this indemnification obligation survive the termination or expiration of the Registration Agreement for any reason.
  3. You certify that, to the best of your knowledge, information or belief under penalty of fraud, the following is true:
    1. The data provided in the domain name registration application is true, correct, current and complete and Registrant will ensure that all such information is kept up to date;
    2. Neither the registration nor the use of the requested domain name interferes with or infringes upon the lawful rights of any person;
    3. The domain name has not been registered for and will not be used for any purpose that is fraudulent, illegitimate or otherwise in conflict with any applicable laws, rules, regulations, ordinances or decrees, including, without limitation for the submission of unsolicited bulk e-mail, phishing, pharming use of botnets or malware, infringement of the legitimate trademark rights of others, or any other abusive practices; and
    4. You have the full power and authority to enter into the Registration Agreement on behalf of the Registrant and will be responsible for any errors, falsifications or omissions of information.
  4. You agree that the registration and exclusive and perpetual right of use and enjoyment for any Registered Name may be cancelled if Administrator or Registrar determines that you have provided information that is incorrect, false or inaccurate either in the initial registration process or in any subsequent communications or in the event you violates any of the terms of the Registration Agreement.
  5. You agree to follow and be bound by all Administrator's policies (including, without limitation, the Administrator's privacy policy, and other policies shown at http://www.cointernet.co), as the same may be updated, modified or replaced from time to time, and to subject themselves to any dispute resolution process for the resolution of disputes regarding Registered Names that may be adopted by Administrator, as the same may be updated, modified or replaced from time to time, including, but not limited to, any expedited processes for suspension of a domain name due to claims sought by intellectual property right holders.
  6. You agree that the domain name may be suspended, terminated, canceled or transferred in the interest of safeguarding compliance with Administrator's security or registration policies or as a result of a dispute resolution.
  7. You agree that all official contact, correspondence and/or other information sent from or on behalf of Registrar, Administrator or any other relevant official will be transmitted to the administrative contact information that appears in the Registry Database and that the designated administrative contact is authorized to receive all such communication and information.
  8. You consent and authorize Registrar and Administrator to publish the following information in the WHOIS database and elsewhere:
    1. Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of the Registrant and Registrant's designated administrative contact.
    2. Name, address, telephone number and email address of the Registrant's technical contact.
    3. Dates related to the creation, last update and expiration of the Registered Name.
  9. You agree that all disputes, claims or controversies regarding the registration, ownership, use, transfer, assignment, loss, cancellation, or suspension of any Registered Name or otherwise relating to the .Co TLD between Registrant and Administrator shall be governed exclusively by the laws of Colombia and that any such disputes, claims or controversies shall be brought and heard exclusively in the courts located in Bogotá, Columbia.
  10. You agree to assume all responsibility and liability arising out of any assignment by Registrant of the Registered Name, including, without limitation, with respect to any users, clients, customers, licensees or other persons who may be using any sub-domain of the Registered Name or any Website associated with the Registered Name.
  11. You agree that neither Registrar's acceptance of the Applicant's registration request nor the actual registration of any Registered Domain shall be deemed an indication that Administrator, Registrar or the Colombian Government has made any determination regarding the legality of the registration, the extent to which Registrant's registration and exclusive and perpetual right of use and enjoyment of the Registered Name may violate any applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, ordinances or decrees or infringe on the rights of any other person, and that neither Administrator, Registrar nor the Colombian Government shall have any liability or responsibility arising therefrom.
  12. You agree that Registrant shall be bound by the terms and conditions of the initial launch and general operation of the .Co TLD, including without limitation the Sunrise and Landrush periods, and the corresponding dispute resolution policies, and that Administrator shall have no liability of any kind for any loss or liability resulting from (a) the ability or inability of an Applicant to obtain a Registered Name during these periods, or (b) the results of any dispute procedures.
  13. Registrant acknowledges having read and understood and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy adopted by ICANN, available at http://www.icann.org/en/udrp/udrp-policy-24oct99.htm (the "UDRP"), as the same may be amended from time to time and which is hereby incorporated and made an integral part of this Agreement.
  14. You agree that Administrator reserves the right to deny, cancel, place on registry-lock or hold, or transfer any registration that it deems necessary, in its discretion; (1) to protect the integrity and stability of the registry and/or the Registry System; (2) to comply with any applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, ordinances or decrees of any government, governmental agency or quasi governmental agency (including, without limitation, those of the Colombian Government) or any requirements and/or requests of law enforcement authorities, in compliance with any dispute resolution process; (3) to avoid any liability, civil or criminal, on the part of Administrator, as well as its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective owners, officers, directors, managers, employees, agents, contractors and service providers; (4) for violations of this Agreement; or (5) to correct mistakes made by Administrator or any registrar in connection with a domain name registration. Administrator also reserves the right to lock or place on hold a domain name during resolution of a dispute.
  15. You must provide the following minimum registration information:
    1. Domain name registered;
    2. IP address and corresponding names of the primary and secondary name servers for the Registered Name;
    3. Original creation date and term of the registration;
    4. Name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and (where available) fax number of the Registrant of the Registered Name;
    5. Name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and (where available) fax number of the technical contact for the Registered Name; and
    6. Name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and (where available) fax number of the administrative contact for the Registered Name.
  16. You shall comply with operational standards, policies, procedures, and practices for the .Co TLD as set forth in the MINTIC Agreement as updated from time to time by Registry in a non-arbitrary and non-discriminatory manner consistent with the MINTIC Agreement, including, without limitation, Adopted ICANN Policies.