According to the policy approved by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the contact information a domain name is registered with must be correct and accurate all the time. Additionally, this info is publicly available on WHOIS web sites and while this may be OK for companies, it may not be very convenient for individuals, since everybody can see their names and their personal email and postal addresses, particularly in an age when identity fraud is not that infrequent. For this reason, registrar companies have introduced a service that hides the details of their customers without altering them. The service is called Whois Privacy Protection. In case it is activated, people will view the details of the 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’s still impossible to conceal your private details with some country-code ones.

Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting

If you’ve ordered a Linux cloud hosting package from us and you have registered one or more domains under your account, you will be able to enable Whois Privacy Protection for any of them easily and to keep your private data intact. Of course, this can be done only with the extensions that support such an option. In your Hepsia Control Panel, you will see an “Whois Privacy Protection” sign to the right of each of your domains. Its color will tell you if a domain is Whois Privacy Protected or not and in the second case, you can enable Whois Privacy Protection with only a few clicks. Thus, you can shield your personal details even if you haven’t added the Whois Privacy Protection service during the signup procedure. You will be able to renew or to disable the Whois Privacy Protection service for any of your domain names just as easily.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you decide to order a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you will be able to add Whois Privacy Protection to any of your domains in a couple of simple steps. In case you order a registration/transfer during the account activation procedure, you can get the service together with the domain name. If you omit this step and you change your mind afterwards, you can activate the Whois Privacy Protection service from the Hepsia Control Panel’s Registered Domains section, via which you can manage 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 removing the Whois Privacy Protection service is just as simple and will require no more than a couple of clicks.