When you register a domain name, you have to provide a genuine postal address, email account and telephone number in accordance with the policy adopted by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. This information, though, is not kept only by the registrar, but is accessible to the public on WHOIS lookup websites too, so anyone can check your info and some people may not be OK with this. As a result, a lot of registrar companies have introduced the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which hides the domain registrant’s info and upon a WHOIS lookup, people will see the details of the registrar, not those of the domain owner. This service is also called Privacy Protection or Whois Privacy Protection, but all these names refer to one and the same service. Now, most of the top-level domain names 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 Cloud Website Hosting

If you order a cloud website hosting plan from us, you will be able to activate Whois Privacy Protection for any of your domain names provided that their extensions support this service. You can register or transfer a domain and add Whois Privacy Protection during the account activation process or you can activate the service for any of your domain names at any moment later via the Hepsia Control Panel. The process is extremely easy – once you sign in, you will need to go to the Registered Domains section where you will notice a list of all the domain names that you’ve registered with us. For each of them you’ll see an “Whois Privacy Protection” sign, which will let you know whether the service is active or not. By clicking it, you can either Whois Privacy Protect the domain name, or you can deactivate the service if it is currently active.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you decide to order a semi-dedicated server plan from us, you’ll be able to add Whois Privacy Protection to any of your domains by completing a couple of simple steps. In case you register or transfer a domain during the signup process, you can get the service along with the domain. If you omit this step and you change your mind afterwards, you can order the Whois Privacy Protection service from the Registered Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, through which you can manage the entire semi-dedicated server account. This is also the place where you can enable Whois Privacy Protection for all other domains that you register through us after the signup process. Renewing or disabling the service is just as simple and will require no more than several clicks of the mouse.