In accordance with the policy adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the contact information a domain name is registered with must be valid and up to date at all times. Moreover, this info is freely visible on WHOIS lookup websites and while this may be okay for corporations, it may not be very convenient for individuals, because anybody can see their names and their personal email and postal addresses, particularly in times when identity fraud is not that unusual. That is the reason why domain name registrars have introduced a service that conceals the details of their customers without changing them. The service is referred to as Whois Privacy Protection. If it’s active, people will view the details of the registrar, not the domain owner’s, if they do a WHOIS search. The Whois Privacy Protection service is supported by all generic domain name extensions, but it is still impossible to hide your details with certain country-code ones.
Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting
Activating the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain registered through our company is remarkably easy if you have a Linux cloud hosting package. You can do this through the same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you manage your hosting account – you’ll just have to go to the Registered Domains section where all your domain names will be listed and to click on the “Whois Privacy Protection” icon, which will be available for each TLD that supports the Whois Privacy Protection service. This is also the place where you can renew the Whois Privacy Protection service or deactivate it completely – if you’d like to transfer a certain domain to a different registrar. With our Whois Privacy Protection service, you can hide your private or corporate contact information with only several mouse clicks and stop worrying that your information might be acquired by unauthorized people.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you register a domain under it, you can enable our Whois Privacy Protection service effortlessly. This takes just several mouse clicks in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel’s Registered Domains section, through which you administer everything related to your semi-dedicated web hosting account. This is the place where you can see all your registered domain names and for each of them you’ll find an “Whois Privacy Protection” icon, using which you can enable, renew or disable the service. Of course, this can be done only with generic and country-code domain name extensions that are Whois Privacy Protection-eligible and you’ll be able to see this beforehand, so that you will not end up purchasing a service that we cannot provide.