PROVISIONS SPECIFIC TO .HOW REGISTRATIONS

Charleston Road Registry Inc. (“Registry Operator”) is the registry operator for the .HOW TLD.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Registry Operator's Reservation of Rights. You acknowledge and agree that Registry Operator reserves the right to deny, cancel or transfer any registration or transaction, or place any domain name(s) on registry lock, hold or similar status, as it deems necessary, in its unlimited and sole discretion: (i) to comply with specifications adopted by any industry group generally recognized as authoritative with respect to the Internet (e.g., RFCs); (ii) to correct mistakes made by Registry Operator or any registrar in connection with a domain name registration; (iii) to protect the rights and property of the Registry Operator and to avoid any potential or actual liability, civil or criminal, on the part of the Registry Operator as well as its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, representatives, employees, and stockholders; (iv) to protect the integrity and stability of the registry system and the operation of the DNS; (v) to comply with all applicable laws, government rules or requirements, requests of law enforcement or any applicable dispute resolution process; or (vi) for violation of the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement.

Indemnification. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Registry Operator, its parent company and subcontractors, and its and their directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses arising out of or relating to, for any reason whatsoever, your domain name registration. This indemnification obligation will survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement.

Personal Data. You consent to the collection, use, distribution, publication and sharing of any of your personal data by Registry Operator and its designees and agents.

PDDRP. You submit to proceedings commenced under, and abide by all decisions made by panels in accordance with the PDDRP.

Policies. You acknowledge and agree that all domain names in the .HOW TLD will be subject to the Domain Name Abuse Policy and the .HOW Startup Policy.

Accurate Information. You agree to provide accurate registration information for your domain name(s) (including email address confirmed by return email or other method), and to immediately correct and update the registration information for your domain name(s) during the registration term for the domain name(s).

Initial Launch. You agree to comply with the terms and conditions of the Registry Operator’s initial launch of the .HOW TLD (including without limitation all of the applicable periods defined in the .HOW Startup Policy) and further acknowledge that Registry Operator has no liability of any kind for any loss or liability resulting from the proceedings and processes relating to any of the applicable registration periods defined in the .HOW Startup Policy, including, without limitation (i) the ability or inability of a registrant to obtain a domain name during the periods defined therein, and (ii) the results of any dispute over registrations that are an identical match to trademarks or service marks listed in the Trademark Clearinghouse.

Compliance with Additional Terms and Conditions. You agree to comply with each of the following:

(a) ICANN standards, policies, procedures, and practices, as may be amended from time to time by ICANN, for which Registry Operator has monitoring responsibility in accordance with the Registry Agreement or other agreement with ICANN;

(b) Terms and conditions, technical policies and other policies applicable to access and use of Registry Operator’s website(s); and

(c) All Registry Operator policies.