In accordance with the policy adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the contact info a domain is registered with must be correct and up to date all the time. Furthermore, this information is publicly visible on WHOIS sites and while this may not be a problem for firms, it may not be very acceptable for individuals, because anybody can see their names and their personal email and street addresses, especially in an age when identity theft is not that uncommon. This is why domain name registrars have introduced a service that hides the details of their customers without modifying them. The service is called Whois Privacy Protection. If it’s active, people will see the details of the domain registrar, not the domain owner’s, if they make a WHOIS enquiry. The Whois Privacy Protection service is supported by all generic Top-Level Domain extensions, but it is still impossible to conceal your details with some country-code ones.
Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Web Hosting
Enabling the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain name registered through us is astonishingly easy in case you have a cloud web hosting. You can do this through the very same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you manage your web hosting account – you’ll only have to go to the Registered Domains section where all your domain names will be listed and to click the “Whois Privacy Protection” sign, which will be available for each generic or country-code top-level domain name that supports the protection service. This is also the place where you can renew the service or deactivate it completely – if you would like to transfer a particular domain name to some other company. With our Whois Privacy Protection service, you can hide your personal or corporate contact information with only a few mouse clicks and stop worrying that your details might be acquired by unsolicited people.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you’d like to conceal the contact info associated with your domain and you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to enable our Whois Privacy Protection service either during the signup procedure or at any moment later via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. This service is optional and can be added with a couple of mouse clicks from the Control Panel’s Registered Domains section where all the domains that you have registered with our company will be listed alphabetically. You can order Whois Privacy Protection for any of the domain name extensions that support this service by simply clicking the “Whois Privacy Protection” icon next to each domain. In the exact same manner, you can also renew the service or shut it off – if you wish to transfer a domain to another registrar company and you need the actual email associated with the domain to be visible.