Whois Privacy Protection, at times also called Privacy or Whois Privacy Protection, is a service that hides the genuine contact information of domain owners on WHOIS check websites. Without protection, the name, home address and email of any domain registrant will be publicly visible. Giving false information during the domain registration process or altering the authentic details later will simply not work, as doing such a thing may result in the domain registrant losing their ownership of the domain. The policies adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, demand that the WHOIS info must be valid and up to date all the time. The Whois Privacy Protection service was launched by registrars as an answer to the rising concerns about potential identity fraud. If the protection service is active, the domain name registrar’s contact info will show up instead of the client’s upon a WHOIS check. Most domains support the Whois Privacy Protection service, although there are some country-code ones that don’t.

Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting

Activating the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain registered with us is astonishingly easy in case you have a Linux cloud hosting. You can achieve this through the very same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you administer the hosting account – you will only need to go to the Registered Domains section where all your domain names will be listed and to click on the “Whois Privacy Protection” icon, which will be available for each generic or country-code top-level domain name that supports the Whois Privacy Protection service. This is also the place where you can renew the Whois Privacy Protection service or deactivate it altogether – if you would like to transfer a certain domain name to a different registrar company. With our Whois Privacy Protection service, you can conceal your private or business contact info with only a couple of clicks and stop worrying that your info might be acquired by unsolicited persons.