Ligonier's Nationwide Internet Connection

Terms of Service
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Use of LigonierWeb's Services constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

We agree to provide you with those services set forth at the time of signup and you agree to abide by the restrictions made below. In the event of any violation of the below terms and conditions of using our service, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account immediately, without notice. If you do not wish to be bound by the below terms and conditions of using our service, then you may not access the service.

Warranty Disclaimer

No warranty's are made regarding the service. We do not guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. We exercise no control whatsoever over the content of information that is passed through our system. The service is provided on an "as is" basis.

Responsibility of Use

User shall assume all responsibility for all content distributed, accessed, or viewed while connected to our service. Under no circumstance shall we be held liable for your actions while you are using the service. In the event of a court order, we may provide any and all information that they request of us to them.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall we, our agents, our providers, or employees be liable for any damages, which result in any way from user's use or inability to use the service or any part thereof. This includes all direct and indirect damages, special, punitive or consequential damages that may result from busy signals, errors, delays in the service, deletion of files, viruses, theft, or alteration of a user's computer. In the event that we are found liable under any circumstance under the terms of this agreement, our liability shall be limited to the unused balance of user's subscription payment pro-rated to reflect the current term.

Age Limit

User represents to us that he or she is 18 years of age or older. User understands that certain materials available from Service provided under the terms of this Agreement may not be suitable for individuals under the age of 18.

Sexually Explicit Materials

User understands that the Internet contains unedited materials some of which are sexually explicit or may be offensive. User accesses such materials at his or her own risk. We have no control over and accept no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.

Restrictions of Use

User understands that the following restrictions are applied to the service:

User May Not:

  • Send SPAM, or bulk email when dialed into the network.
  • Post offensive, threatening, or SPAM, when using the newsgroups.
  • Use their personal FTP site for business sites.
  • Post or transmit viruses or any harmful component to others.
  • Transmit anything that is protected by copyright without permission.
  • Attempt to violate the security of any computer network
  • Engage in any illegal activity.

Dialup Restrictions

Dialup accounts are limited to 400 hours usage per calendar month.

User agrees to allow provider to force a 10 minute idle timeout and 5 hour maximum session on their dial-up account. Attempts to defeat the idle timer using a ping bot or system tool, or the use of a redialer to automatically reconnect once disconnected is prohibited. Inactivity is defined as less than 500 bytes of data transferred between User's modem and the service.

User understands that unlimited service does not mean dedicated service. Dedicated service shall be defined as an average of more than 13 channel hours a day, based on a 30 day calendar month usage report. User may be blocked if their unlimited account is used as a dedicated connection.

The right to use the Service is not transferable. Accounts are for User's use only. User shall be responsible for the confidentiality of User's password. Loaning User's account to others, connecting a system used by multiple persons, group use of user log-ins, and consuming more than one modem line are explicitly prohibited. If User has multiple accounts, then User shall be limited to one log-in session per system account at any time.

Email Restrictions

  • User agrees that Port 25 (SMTP) is blocked for all outgoing mail servers except our own.
  • User may not send to more than 25 recipients at a time.
  • User may not send more than 100 emails per hour period.
  • User may not send from an email address that is not their own.
  • User may not send an email that is over 10 MB in size.
  • User may not forge message headers to hide the origin of their email.
  • Provider may block certain attachment types used in transmitting viruses.
  • Email is kept on the server for only 60 days.

    Right to Cancel

    We reserve the right to cancel Service for any reason without prior notice.

    System Backups

    We do not and will not perform system backups on any User's E-mail account(s). We shall not be held responsible for any lost E-mail data, email attachments, or any E-mail message contents, regardless of the reasoning for data loss or system causes. Except as otherwise set forth herein, we will not provide historical data, to any party for any reason, regarding any system or Internet activity.

    Although we do perform system backups on hosting content, we shall not be held responsible for any lost web data, web files, or any website contents, regardless of the reasoning for data loss or system causes. User should always keep their own backup of their website. Except as otherwise set forth herein, We will not provide historical data, to any party for any reason, regarding any system or Internet activity.

    We do not perform backups on the mysql databases. We shall not be held responsible for any lost data. User should always keep their own backup of their database content.

    No Confidentiality

    Information transmitted through us and through the Internet in general is not confidential. We can not and shall not guarantee privacy or protection of any User. We reserve the right to monitor any User's transmissions when deemed necessary for providing proper service and/or to protect the rights and property of our company.

    Cancellation and Termination of Dial-up Contract:

    LigonierWeb has the right to terminate service for any unpaid subscriptions. Accounts in default are subject to an interest charge of 1.5% per month (18% per annum) on the outstanding balance. Termination of service shall not relieve the user from the obligation to satisfy outstanding invoices. In the event LigonierWeb utilizes an attorney to collect such sums, the user shall be responsible for the payment of all of LigonierWeb's attorneys' fees and costs, allowable by Pennsylvania State law, in the collection of these sums. Any litigation concerning the user's relationship with LigonierWeb shall be in Westmoreland county, in the state of Pennsylvania.

    LigonierWeb reserves the right to cancel service for any reason without prior notice. In case of cancellation, unused fees may be returned to the user on a monthly basis.
    Termination or Suspension does not release liability for charges due. LigonierWeb may delete all data, files or other information that is stored in subscriber's account of hosted Web Site upon termination. The client must notify LigonierWeb to cancel service. Fees for any setup or software are not refundable, unless the customer is unsuccessful in using the account and notifies LigonierWeb within five (5) days of establishing said service.

    Anyone requesting cancellation of their account must submit the request to us in an email or hand-written letter. Telephone messages left on our answering service will not be considered as official cancellation requests.

    Send emails to
    or mail to:
    P.O. Box 816
    Ligonier, PA 15658

    Only the above mentioned forms of cancellation will be honored NO EXCEPTIONS.
    There is a $50.00 early termination fee for Annual and a $30 fee for Semi-annual subscriptions which is deducted from any refundable portion of the service period remaining.
    Shorter service plans are non-refundable.
    Any refunds due will be paid within 30 days.

    By use of any of the pages and their links on LigonierWeb's site, users agree that all information is provided "AS IS" and that LigonierWeb's link to a site does not, in any way, represent or imply an approval of or a determination of the quality of that product or service. The links provided herein are maintained by their respective organizations, and they are solely responsible for their content.


    The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Wilkins Services, LigonierWeb, its directors, officers, shareholders, agents, employees, sub-contractors and its other subscribers from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, or expenses, including attorney fees, arising out of or resulting from any and all use of subscriber's account or the subscriber's Web Site whether or not authorized.

    Failure to Comply With Terms and Conditions

    We may deny User access to all or part of the Service without notice if User engages in any conduct or activities that we in our sole discretion believes violates any of the terms and conditions in this Agreement. If we deny User access to the Service because of such a violation, User shall not have the right (1) to access through us any materials stored on the Internet, (2) to obtain any credit(s) otherwise due to User, and such credit(s) shall be forfeited, (3) to access third party services, merchandise or information on the Internet through us, and we shall have no responsibility to notify any third-party providers of services, merchandise or information nor any responsibility for any consequences resulting from lack of notification.


    In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

    Our failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provisions of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement.

    We may modify this Agreement from time to time by placing a notice of such modification on our website, and User's continued use of the Service following notice of such modification shall be deemed to be User's acceptance of any such modification. It is User's responsibility to check this online area regularly to determine whether this Agreement has been modified. If User does not agree to any modification of this Agreement, User must immediately stop using the Service.

    This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. Any cause of action User may have with respect to the Service must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred.

    We shall not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance under this Agreement or interruption of service resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, civil or military authority, acts of public enemy, war, riots, civil disturbances, insurrections, accidents, dire, explosions, earthquakes, floods, the elements, strikes, labor disputes, shortages of suitable parts, materials, labor or transportation or any cause beyond our reasonable control.

    Venue for litigation of any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, in connection with, or in relation to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, naming us as the defendant, shall be proper only in a venue determined by us.

    In any action between us and User to enforce any of the terms of this Agreement, We shall be entitled to recover expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees.

    This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between User and us with respect to the Service.

    LigonierWeb is not responsible for any long distance charges associated with your dialing into a dial-up number that is not local to your area. It is your responsibility to make sure you are calling a local number.

    If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions Policy, Please contact our office at: 724-995-1010


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    P.O. Box 816, Ligonier, PA 15658