When you register a domain name, you have to provide an authentic address, email and telephone number in accordance with the policies approved by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. This info, though, is not kept only by the domain name registrar, but is available to the public on WHOIS check sites too, so anyone can see your information and some individuals may not be pleased with this. As a consequence, lots of domain registrars have introduced the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which conceals the client’s contact details and upon a WHOIS check, people will view the details of the registrar company, not the domain owner’s. This service is also popular as Privacy Protection or Whois Privacy Protection, but all these expressions refer to the very same service. Today, most of the TLDs around the globe 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 package from our company, you’ll be able to activate Whois Privacy Protection for any of your domain names if their extensions support this option. You can register or transfer a domain and add Whois Privacy Protection during the signup process or you can enable the service for any of your domain names at any time afterwards through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The process is amazingly easy – once you sign in, you will have to go to the Registered Domains section where you’ll see a list of all the domain names that you’ve registered with our company. For each one of them you’ll see an “Whois Privacy Protection” logo, which will tell you whether the service is active or not. By clicking it, you can either Whois Privacy Protect the domain name, or you can disable the service if it is currently active.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

In case you want to hide the contact info associated with your domain name and you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you will be able to enable our Whois Privacy Protection service either during the registration procedure or at any time afterwards via your Hepsia Control Panel. This service is optional and can be enabled with a couple of clicks of the mouse from the Registered Domains section of the Control Panel where all the domains that you have registered through us will be listed in alphabetical order. You can order Whois Privacy Protection for any of the domain name extensions that support the service by simply clicking the “Whois Privacy Protection” symbol on the right-hand side of each domain name. In the exact same fashion, you can also renew the service or deactivate it – if you wish to transfer a domain to another registrar company and you need the real mailbox associated with the domain name to be visible.