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About Dominic Adamson

Hi, I'm Dom. I'm 25 years old and I live in Manchester where I make films, drink rum, and fly internet spaceships.

Important changes to Squidwolf

So what is changing?

Squidwolf Ltd. the UK entity which provides you with your hosting services, will stop providing these services at the end of June 2018. Your services will be transferred to a new UK entity which is a subsidiary of Squidwolf Ltd called Squidwolf Hosting Ltd. We are doing this to streamline our operations to help with our growing business and to ensure we can provide you with the best service possible. In addition, Squidwolf Hosting Ltd has a vastly upgraded hosting platform and we are sure you are going to love your service even more than you do now.

All of your services will be transferred will minimal interruption. We don’t anticipate any downtime for your services, however if you do experience any loss of service during the migration we will refund you a full month of service charges + 10% for the trouble.

We are also launching a brand new company which will provide Broadband and Landline services. This company is called Squidwolf Internet Ltd and it will provide Hosting, Domain Registration, Email, Broadband, and Phone services in an all-in-one package.

GDPR

Squidwolf Ltd has been GDPR-compliant since December 2017 so we didn’t bother emailing you to tell you this. We wanted to avoid clogging your email inbox up with yet another damn GDPR notification email. As we don’t email you marketing material, we don’t need you to confirm anything either.

We have updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer about these things so be sure to take a look anyways. Here is a quick summary:

  • We’ve incorporated concepts from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We actually did this months ago.
  • We’ve added explanations for why Squidwolf processes customer data and the types of data that we process, as well as information about your data protection rights. We have also added a complete list of all the companies we deal with for data processing and what sort of information we share with them.

I’m confused, tl;dr

In a nutshell, your services will still be provided by us, Squidwolf. You don’t have to agree to these changes if you don’t want to, and you also have the awesome choice of adding Broadband and Phone to your existing service if you wish (we hope so! Its awesome!), that has the added benefit of only dealing with one awesome company for all of your internet things!

  • Squidwolf and all of its subsidiary companies are GDPR compliant.
  • Squidwolf now has two subsidiary companies, these are Squidwolf Hosting Ltd and Squidwolf Internet Ltd.
  • We are migrating your service to Squidwolf Hosting Ltd.
  • However, you have the choice to add Broadband and Phone to your service. If you choose this option, your hosting service and all of your domains will move to Squidwolf Internet Ltd instead.

I don’t want to change anything, I just want my stuff to work!

Awesome! The following things will happen if you aren’t interested in moving your Broadband and Phone.

  • We will cancel your PayPal or Direct Debit with Squidwolf Ltd.
  • We will move your service to Squidwolf Hosting Ltd at no cost and no interruption of service.
  • We will email you once we’ve moved your service.
  • You will need to login and set up a PayPal subscription again.
  • We won’t suspend your service or charge you late fees for three months after the move. Just in case you didn’t have time to setup a new subscription.

Cosmic Desert 1.0

CHANGES

Squidwolf.com

  • We’ve massively increased the resolution of all graphics across the site up to Retina level, this delivers a beautiful experience no matter what device you use.
  • Our website now supports responsive design on Games Consoles and Set-top boxes.
  • As with all major updates, we are updating our logo to reflect the change in style.
  • Revisions have been made to our Network Policies.

FEATURES

About

  • Now has a contact form, never again will you have to jump into email for a simple enquiry.

Blog

  • We’re going all-in on blogging with these fantastic new features:
    • Member perks. Every so often we will post a blog with a fantastic offer or freebie from one of our partners.
    • Everyday service. Many of our members are businesses, we will be shining the spotlight on the great things they are doing.
    • Games with Squidwolf. We will (finally) be bringing our Minecraft server back online and we want you to be a part of it.
    • Internet Yourself. Memes, memes everywhere.

Phone

  • This has been in the works for a long time and although we have missed a few deadlines we set ourselves, we are finally ready to launch. Rather than complicate things with packages, we decided to introduce a few flat-rate pricing models. You’ll hear more about this over the coming weeks.

Internet

  • This has been in the works for a long time and although we have missed a few deadlines we set ourselves, we are finally ready to launch. Rather than complicate things with packages, we decided to introduce a few flat-rate pricing models. You’ll hear more about this over the coming weeks.
  • 30-day rolling contracts are the thing we are proud of the most, you’ll hear more about this over the coming weeks.

Store

  • We will no longer be accepting traditional currency for games purchases, instead we are moving to a virtual currency system which we feel will add more value to our scratch card games.
  • Credits:
    • 80 Sc £1.00
    • 160 Sc £2.50
    • 240 Sc £3.20
    • 400 Sc £5.00
    • 800 Sc £10.00
    • 1,200 Sc £15.00
    • 1,600 Sc £20.00
    • 2,100 Sc £25.00
    • 2,400 Sc £50.00

Gaming

  • Scratch cards. Buy scratch cards for a chance to win credits to spend on our store.
  • Weekly lottery. Buy lottery tickets for a chance to win credits to spend on our store.

Hosting

  • Direct Debit. We are adding Direct Debit support for our subscription services. Initially this will only be available as an option on our business services (such as Squidwolf Cloud) but we will be rolling out across all of our services in the coming months.
  • Outbound Spam Protection. For businesses that send a lot of email, we now offer blacklist protection services.
  • Squidwolf Validation. Validate and Verify your site for security with us for just a few pounds a month.
  • Domain Parking. Stop the default domain page from displaying on your domains that have no website.