Whois Privacy Protection, occasionally also called WHOIS or Whois Privacy Protection, is a service that conceals the actual contact information of domain name registrants on WHOIS sites. Without this service, the name, postal address and email account of any domain name registrant will be openly visible. Giving fake details during the domain registration procedure or changing the genuine info later will just not work, as doing such a thing may result in the registrant losing his/her ownership of the domain name. The policies adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), require that the WHOIS details must be correct and up to date at all times. The Whois Privacy Protection service was launched by registrar companies as a response to the increasing concerns for possible identity fraud. If the protection service is active, the registrar company’s contact information will be shown instead of the client’s upon a WHOIS check. Most domains support the Whois Privacy Protection service, although there are certain country-code extensions that don’t.
Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting
Enabling the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain registered through us is incredibly easy in case you’ve got a cloud hosting. You can accomplish this through the exact same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you manage your hosting account – you will just need to visit 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 Top-Level Domain that supports the Whois Privacy Protection service. This is also the place where you can renew the service or disable it completely – if you want to transfer a given domain name to some other registrar. With our Whois Privacy Protection service, you can hide your private or corporate contact details with only a few clicks of the mouse and stop worrying that your information might be acquired by unsolicited people.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
In case you’d like to conceal the contact info associated with your domain and you have a semi-dedicated server account with us, you’ll be able to add our Whois Privacy Protection service either during the account order process or at any moment afterwards via your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. This service is optional and can be activated with a couple of clicks from the Registered Domains section of the Control Panel where all the domains that you’ve registered with our company will be displayed alphabetically. You can order Whois Privacy Protection for any of the TLD extensions that support the service by simply clicking the “Whois Privacy Protection” icon on the right-hand side of each domain name. In the same way, you can also renew the Whois Privacy Protection service or remove it – if you want to transfer a domain name to a different registrar company and you need the real email associated with the domain to be visible.