According to the policy approved by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the contact information a domain is registered with must be correct and accurate at all times. In addition, this info is publicly visible on WHOIS websites and while this may not be a problem for companies, it may not be very convenient for individuals, because everyone can see their names and their personal email and home addresses, especially in an age when identity fraud is not that atypical. Because of this, registrar companies have come up with a service that conceals the details of their customers without editing them. The service is called Whois Privacy Protection. In case it is activated, people will see the details of the domain registrar, not the domain owner’s, if they make a WHOIS search. The Whois Privacy Protection service is supported by all generic domain name extensions, but it’s still not possible to hide your personal details with certain country-code extensions.

Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting

Activating the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain name registered through our company is remarkably easy if you have a cloud hosting service. You can achieve this through the same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you manage your hosting account – you’ll only need to visit the Registered Domains section where all your domains will be listed and to click the “Whois Privacy Protection” symbol, 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 Whois Privacy Protection service or disable it completely – if you’d like to transfer a particular domain name to some other domain name registrar. With the Whois Privacy Protection service, you can hide your personal or business contact information with just several mouse clicks and stop worrying that your information might be acquired by unauthorized individuals.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you wish to hide the contact details associated with your domain and you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you will be able to add our Whois Privacy Protection service either during the account order procedure or at any moment later via your Hepsia Control Panel. The service is optional and can be enabled with a few clicks of the mouse from the Control Panel’s Registered Domains section where all the domains that you’ve registered through our company will be listed in alphabetical order. You can enable Whois Privacy Protection for any of the TLD extensions that support the service by simply clicking the “Whois Privacy Protection” button on the right-hand side of each domain name. In the exact same manner, you can also renew the service or remove it – if you want to transfer a domain to some other registrar company and you need the actual mailbox associated with the domain name to be visible.