When you register a domain name, you are required to supply an authentic street address, email account and phone number in accordance with the policies adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. This info, however, is not kept only by the domain registrar, but is accessible to the public on WHOIS web sites too, so anyone can check your details and many individuals may not be satisfied with this. As a consequence, lots of domain name registrars have introduced the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which hides the client’s contact information and upon a WHOIS lookup, people will see the details of the domain registrar, not those of the domain owner. This service is also popular as Whois Privacy Protection or Privacy Protection, but all these terms refer to the very same service. As of now, most of the TLDs around the world allow Whois Privacy Protection to be added, but there are still country-specific extensions that don’t support the service.
Whois Privacy Protection in Hosting
If you get a hosting plan from us, you will be able to activate Whois Privacy Protection for any of your domain names on the condition that their extensions support this option. You can register/transfer a domain and add Whois Privacy Protection during the signup procedure or you can enable the service for any of your domains at any moment afterwards via the Hepsia Control Panel. The procedure is remarkably easy – once you log in, you’ll have to go to the Registered Domains section where you’ll notice a list of all the domain names that you have registered through us. For each one of them you will see an “Whois Privacy Protection” icon, which will let you know if the service is activated or not. By clicking on it, you can either Whois Privacy Protect the domain, or you can disable the service if it is currently activated.
Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you decide to order a semi-dedicated server package from us, you’ll be able to add Whois Privacy Protection to any of your domain names by taking several easy steps. If you register or transfer a domain during the account order procedure, you can get the service together with the domain name. In case you omit this step and you change your mind at a later time, you can add the Whois Privacy Protection service from the Registered Domains section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, via which you can administer the whole semi-dedicated account. This is also the place where you can turn on the Whois Privacy Protection for all other domains that you register through us after the signup process. Renewing or disabling the Whois Privacy Protection service is just as easy and will take just a few clicks of the mouse.