Instant Domain Search®

Terms of Service


By using the web site ("Instant Domain Search"), a service of Hartshorne Software, Inc., ("Hartshorne Software"), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

In connection with your use of the service, you agree to:

  • obey the law;
  • obey any codes of conduct or other notices we provide you; and
  • promptly notify us if you learn of a security breach related to the service.

You are solely responsible for all uses of your account under your password. You must protect your password.

You will provide us an email address, where we may contact you with information about your account or our products or services. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email address is entered correctly and is kept up to date.

Your use of Instant Domain Search is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "AS IS" and "as available" basis.

Hartshorne Software makes no express or implied warranty of the quality or suitability of Instant Domain Search for any purpose.

We will do our best to preserve and protect your data, but make no guarantees that it won’t get lost, corrupted, or inadvertently leaked. You should back up critical data or take other steps to protect your vital information.


  • We reserve the right to terminate your account for any reason at any time.
  • You may terminate your account at any time upon ten (10) days prior notice to us.

You expressly agree that Hartshorne Software WILL NOT be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Hartshorne Software has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use Instant Domain Search; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods or services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained through or from Instant Domain Search; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on Instant Domain Search; (v) termination of your account; or (vi) any other matter relating to Instant Domain Search. If you are not satisfied with Instant Domain Search, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using it. IN NO EVENT WILL HARTSHORNE SOFTWARE BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THAT YOU HAVE ACTUALLY PAID HARTSHORNE SOFTWARE IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO YOUR CLAIM.

The disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in these terms and conditions are an essential basis of your bargain with Hartshorne Software for the use of Instant Domain Search.

We reserve the right to modify the service at any time.

You will indemnify, defend and hold Hartshorne Software, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates and service providers from any claim or cause of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of (a) any data, information or materials of any kind that are input or uploaded to the service using your account, and (b) your use of the service.

From time to time you may give us suggestions or feedback about Instant Domain Search. If you do so, you hereby grant us an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide license to use such suggestions or feedback for any purpose.

We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time upon notice to you, which we may make either by sending you mail (written or electronic) or posting the change on our website. You agree that any subsequent use of Instant Domain Search will constitute your acceptance of those modified terms and conditions going forward.

Hartshorne Software will have the right to assign this Agreement to an affiliate of Hartshorne Software at any time without notice.

These terms and conditions are the entire agreement between you and Hartshorne Software regarding the use of Instant Domain Search. No other communication, whether written or oral, will be deemed to supplement or supersede these terms and conditions unless made in writing and signed by both you and Hartshorne Software.