Whois Privacy Protection, at times also referred to as WHOIS or Whois Privacy Protection, is a service that conceals the authentic contact information of domain owners on WHOIS lookup web sites. Without such protection, the name, home address and email of any domain name registrant will be publicly available. Supplying fake details during the registration process or changing the authentic information afterwards will simply not work, as doing such a thing may result in the domain name registrant losing their domain ownership rights. The policies adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), demand that the WHOIS info must be correct and accurate at all times. The Whois Privacy Protection service was introduced by domain name registrars as an answer to the growing concerns about potential identity theft. If the protection service is enabled, the registrar company’s contact information will appear instead of the domain name registrant’s upon a WHOIS lookup. Most domain names support the Whois Privacy Protection service, although there are certain country-code extensions that do not.
Whois Privacy Protection in Shared Web Hosting
If you have ordered a Linux shared web hosting package from us and you’ve registered one or more domains under your account, you will be able to activate Whois Privacy Protection for any of them without any difficulty and to keep your private information secure. Of course, this can be done only with the TLD extensions that support such an option. In your Hepsia Control Panel, you will find an “Whois Privacy Protection” button next to each of your domains. Its color will let you know whether a domain is protected or not and in the second case, you can add Whois Privacy Protection with only several clicks of the mouse. Thus, you can secure your private data even if you haven’t enabled the service during the hosting account activation procedure. You’ll be able to renew or to deactivate the Whois Privacy Protection service for any of your domains just as easily.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you’d like to hide the contact information for your domain name and you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to enable our Whois Privacy Protection service either upon signup or at any moment afterwards through your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The service is optional and can be enabled with several clicks of the mouse from the Registered Domains section of the Control Panel where all the domains that you’ve registered through our company will be listed alphabetically. You can activate Whois Privacy Protection for any of the domain name extensions that support this service by simply clicking the “Whois Privacy Protection” button to the right of each domain. In the very same way, you can also renew the service or shut it off – in case you wish to transfer a domain to some other domain name registrar and you need the actual email associated with the domain name to be visible.