DomCatch provides domain registrations to clients worldwide, and we have a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. All clients of DomCatch are subject to the following SLA:
You agree to use all DomCatch services and facilities at your own risk. DomCatch specifically disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall DomCatch be liable for any loss, or loss of data, or other commercial damage, including but not limited to special, incidental, consequential or other damages.
Domain registrations are pre-paid. We follow the global domain registration policies as defined by the original sellers.
Limitation of Liability
DomCatch shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from DomCatch going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever.
Availability & Response Times for Core Services
With regards to the availability of specific services, DomCatch is obliged to make all dispositions necessary to ensure that the services will be available on the production environment according to the availability specified in this document and the further specified service levels.
With regards to the sandbox environment no particular SLAs will be agreed upon, however DomCatch will basically provide for the same availability and response times.
Regular Availability and Calculation Period
In general, all technical (not manual) services will be available for 24 hours on 7 days a week. The DomCatch API will be available for 99.0% of time per month, thus DomCatch API will not be available for less than 7.5 hours per month.
The regular availability is exempt by planned maintenance windows to the extent of 80 hours per year. The maximum length of a Maintenance Window is 8 hours. These maintenance windows will be announced to the customers with at least 3 working days’ notice (Estonian working days). Maintenance windows of third-party-providers are not included.
Response and Reporting
Communication ChannelsDuring service Hours:
Support is only provided via the ticketing system available under your account. These tickets are monitored during service hours.
The service hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 17:00 (Estonian Time, expect for the official holidays)Outside of service hours:
We monitor our services closely and our internal services are handled via an internal SLA. For the purpose of this SLA no support is provided outside of service hours.
A duty to recover any errors exists only with regards to repeatable malfunctions. Submitted errors and malfunctions are to be cleared by DomCatch.
Classification of Malfunctions
Perceived errors and malfunctions will be categorized as follows:
|Priority||Response & Resolution Times|
An incoming error message is classified as "high priority" if a substantial number of customers are unable to process domains
Response Time: 4 hours
Resolution Time: 24 hours
An incoming error message is classified as "medium priority" if a substantial number of customers are unable to process secondary feature set of our services
Response Time: 24 hours
Resolution Time: 5 working days
An incoming error message is classified as "low priority" if it impacts a selected number of customers where they are unable to process domains or secondary feature set of our services
Response Time: 3 working days
Resolution Time: 28 working days
Malfunctions that cannot be assigned to one of the priorities stated above will be categorized other or are caused by a 3rd party provider.
Response Time: 7 working days
Resolution Time: unspecified
DomCatch cannot be held liable for system downtime, crashes, or data loss. DomCatch retains the right to change any or all of the above Policies, Guidelines, and Disclaimer without notification.