These terms apply to all new and existing Clients of Heart Internet seeking to register a .WALES & .CYMRU domain name.
Applications are at the discretion of the registry in accordance with their terms and conditions.
Heart Internet does not take responsibility for any unsuccessful applications based on incorrect information entered by Clients.
Clients acknowledge and understand that renewals will charge at the standard price as found on the Heart Internet site.
Pre-orders may not be cancelled.
After the Launch Date Heart Internet shall cease to offer the pre-order service for .WALES & .CYMRU domain names.
Affiliate payments will not be paid out on the purchase of the .WALES & .CYMRU domain name(s).
Clients acknowledge that .WALES & .CYMRU domains purchased through Heart Internet do not come with a WHOIS Privacy service.
Clients acknowledge that .WALES & .CYMRU domains fall under the Priority Order set out by the Registry. These include:
Sunrise applications will have priority over any other applications submitted during the Landrush Priority Period; Priority 1 will have priority over all other Priority phases (2, 3 and 4). Priority 2 will have priority over Priority 3 and 4 and so on so forth.
Clients acknowledge and understand that in some applications a “Validator” (.WALES & .CYMRU Registry’s validation service provider) may contact the Client in order to validate the application to register their requested domain name during any of the various Priority Periods above.
Heart Internet’s pre-order process of .WALES & .CYMRU domain names is subject to the Heart Internet Ltd Terms & Conditions and the Heart Internet nTLD applications terms. If there is any conflict between these terms and the general terms, then the terms set out herein shall prevail.
Heart Internet reserves the right to end this service, extend this service and or amend the terms and conditions of this service at any time without the prior notice or consent of the Client. Reasonable usage applies.
The term “sunrise” or “sunrise period” relates to the period of time during which applications to pre-register a .WALES & .CYMRU domain may be submitted by Clients who are trademark owners that have entered their trademarks into ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse.
Documentary evidence may be required to contain at least an up-to-date:
Electronic copy of an official document issued by the corresponding trademark office or trademark registry
And / or
Extract from an official online database operated by the corresponding trademark office registry.
The Sunrise period will end on 31 October 2014
Clients who are trademark owners but are not entered into ICANN’s Trademark Clearing house (i.e. UK trademarks, EU Community trademarks, and WIPO International trademarks with effect in UK) and have Geographical Indication may apply for a domain name during this period. For the avoidance of doubt, Geographical Indication shall be “a sign used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities, a reputation or characteristics that are essentially attributable to that place of origin”.
Clients acknowledge that applications under this category will be individually and thoroughly validated by either the Registry Operator or CORE Association as an agent of the Registry Operator.
Trademarks will be validated in the following ways:
Geographical Indications will be validated in the following ways:
Documentary evidence can come in the one or more of the following ways:
If no documentary evidence is received by the validation agent within 14 days of a request, the pre-order can be deemed not validated by the registry. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure these requirements are complied with.
Should there be more than one eligible application for the same domain in this category; the contention will be solved through an auction process. No other contention resolution criteria (like allocation based on a first-come first served basis, or taking into account the nature of business or enterprise, the class of goods and services or jurisdiction of the trademark on which the application is based) will apply. All decisions are final and non-negotiable.
The Welsh Business Priority pre-orders are only available up until 24 December 2014
Welsh Business Priority pre-orders will be charged at £80 non-refundable admin fee+ £10.99 per year, excluding VAT.
Clients are entitled to a refund of £10.99 only where the pre-order is unsuccessful.
Clients are allowed multiple WBP pre-orders for the same domain name.
WBP pre-orders can only be fulfilled if the domain name in question was not registered during Sunrise.
The Landrush Period shall run until 25 February 2015 12:00.
The Landrush Limited Registration Period is the period during which any interested party shall have the opportunity to submit one or more applications for .WALES & .CYMRU domain names that were not previously allocated under the Limited Registration Periods above, or otherwise reserved by the Registry Operator.
LR pre-orders will be charged at £30 non-refundable admin fee+ £10.99 per year, excluding VAT.
Clients will be entitled to a refund of £10.99 only where LR pre-order is unsuccessful.
In the event that more than one applicant has submitted an application for the same domain name within this category, the successful applicant will be determined by auction.
Clients agree that validation of domain and auction is totally under the control of the registry, not under the control of Heart Internet. And we only get notified by the registry about the outcome and act accordingly.
All decisions are final and non-negotiable.
General Availability is scheduled to begin on 1st March 2015.
At point of General Availability launching, the Sunrise and Limited Registration Periods will no longer apply and anyone will be able to register for any available .WALES & .CYMRU domain name on a first-come, first-served basis.
General Availability pre-orders will appear as available only if no pre-orders were placed for the same domain name during the Sunrise or Limited Registration Periods, or there is no existent pre-order placed for the domain name already.
Only one General Availability pre-order per domain name can be placed by Heart Internet Users;
Clients will be charged for successful registration of their Pre-Ordered domain. These fees paid are non-refundable. Clients acknowledge that whilst Heart Internet will use its reasonable endeavours to Pre-Order a required domain, Heart Internet does not accept any liability if the relevant Registry (for whatsoever reason) is incapable of registering the domain name.
Pre-Orders cannot be cancelled, are non-transferrable and cannot be substituted, regardless of any financial consideration that we may have taken in deposit for a Pre-Order. Clients acknowledge that Pre-Orders for General Availability are not live registrations and therefore Heart Internet cannot guarantee that we will secure any Domain Name(s). All applications made during the General Availability Pre-Order period are done so at the Client's own risk and Heart Internet will not be held liable for any Domain Name(s) that are not secured during General Availability.
General Availability pre-orders will be charged at £10.99 plus VAT per year.