This guarantee is limited to network failures operated by Hosting.express, as well as the hardware directly under the control of Hosting.express or its direct providers. The guarantee does not apply to external network problems that could cause local issues with Internet service providers. The guarantee, under no circumstances and with no limit, does not apply to any service outage caused by defective hardware or software, service outages caused by violation of the Acceptable Use Policy, network slowdown, planned maintenance, or any other event not directly controlled by Webbie.express. Any credit request relating to problems not arising from network outages will be analyzed and treated individually, and not as being subject to the uptime guarantee. Any claim must be made on the basis of the standard document placed at your disposal in the "Technical Support" section of Hosting.express’s web site, and must be submitted before a maximum of seven days after the end of the relevant month. Requests will be treated within 10 to 15 working days following receipt of the document.