According to the policy adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the contact info a domain is registered with must be valid and accurate at all times. Additionally, this information is openly accessible on WHOIS lookup web sites and while this may not be a problem for firms, it may not be very convenient for individuals, since everybody can view their names and their personal email and postal addresses, all the more so in an age when identity fraud isn’t that rare. This is why registrar companies have launched a service that hides the details of their clients without modifying them. The service is referred to as Whois Privacy Protection. In case it’s active, people will view the details of the registrar, not those of the domain owner, if they do a WHOIS lookup. The Whois Privacy Protection service is supported by all generic domain extensions, but it is still impossible to hide your info with certain country-code ones.
Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Web Hosting
If you get a cloud web hosting package from us, you will be able to enable Whois Privacy Protection for any of your domain names provided that their extensions support this option. You can register/transfer a domain and enable Whois Privacy Protection during the account activation process or you can activate the service for any of your domain names at any time later via the Hepsia Control Panel. The procedure is astonishingly easy – once you sign in, you will need to go to the Registered Domains section where you will see a list of all the domain names that you have registered with our company. For each one of them you’ll notice an “Whois Privacy Protection” sign, which will inform you whether the service is active or not. By clicking on it, you can either Whois Privacy Protect the domain name, or you can deactivate the service if it is currently enabled.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you register a domain name under it, you can activate our Whois Privacy Protection service without difficulty. This requires only a couple of clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel’s Registered Domains section, through which you manage everything connected with your semi-dedicated account. This is the place where you can see all your registered domains and for each one of them you’ll see an “Whois Privacy Protection” sign, using which you can enable, renew or deactivate the Whois Privacy Protection service. Of course, this can be done only with generic and country-specific domain extensions that support this option and you will be able to see this in advance, so that you will not end up paying for a service that we cannot provide.