Web.com, one of the world's largest website-building companies, has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. However, it does have the option to terminate business relationships that violate its code of conduct, which includes vague descriptions of "hate" and bigotry." However, Web.com does not corporately advocate for ideological causes or fund ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, Web.com receives a "Lower Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
There are no known instances of Web.com terminating business relationships for political or religious reasons. However, the company reserves the right to terminate relationships that are in violation of its Terms and Conditions (1). Such violations include posting links to illicit materials, illegal activities, and “blatant expressions of bigotry, prejudice, [or] racism.”
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Web.com does engage in philanthropy but does not appear to have a discriminatory policy around which organizations receive funding (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Newfold Digital, the parent company of Web.com, does not protect its employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Web.com’s parent company, Newfold Digital, has promoted efforts by its employees to fund LGBTQ youth centers, such as JASMYN. However, JASMYN does not appear to engage in political advocacy (1).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Neither Web.com nor its parent company has donated to ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression (1).
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Web.com does not operate a PAC.
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March 24, 2023
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