Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKYou may have come across the term 'Privacy Protection' when purchasing domain names.

When you register a domain name, you are required to add your 'Registrant Details' to the domain registry.

Example: name, address, email and phone number.

Once registered, your details are published online by the registry in the public WHOIS database.

Such information is available to anyone searching for a domain name

For example, marketing companies who may use your details to contact you with unsolicited information.

 

Privacy Protection and Companies

UK Company Law states that registered limited companies must publish their company contact details on their website.

 

The UK Registry

We understand that Nominet, the UK Registry, does offer Registrars a free WHOIS Opt Out for Non-Trading Individuals.

But not for companies.

At the time of writing (2022) we have not been able to find a useful link on the UK Registry website about this matter.

Registrants concerned about privacy should contact their Registrar for more information about protecting their identity online.

Read more: Changes to UK Who.is Policy (2015).

 

Other Registries

We understand all other Registries make additional charges for Privacy Protection.

Again, contact you should contact your Registrar for more information of privacy is a concern.

 

Make Joomla! CMS Security YOUR #1 Priority

We coach, help and support managers with responsibility for Joomla! websites in organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support for Joomlers.

Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKYou may have come across the term 'Privacy Protection' when purchasing domain names.

When you register a domain name, you are required to add your 'Registrant Details' to the domain registry.

Example: name, address, email and phone number.

Once registered, your details are published online by the registry in the public WHOIS database.

Such information is available to anyone searching for a domain name

For example, marketing companies who may use your details to contact you with unsolicited information.

 

Privacy Protection and Companies

UK Company Law states that registered limited companies must publish their company contact details on their website.

 

The UK Registry

We understand that Nominet, the UK Registry, does offer Registrars a free WHOIS Opt Out for Non-Trading Individuals.

But not for companies.

At the time of writing (2022) we have not been able to find a useful link on the UK Registry website about this matter.

Registrants concerned about privacy should contact their Registrar for more information about protecting their identity online.

Read more: Changes to UK Who.is Policy (2015).

 

Other Registries

We understand all other Registries make additional charges for Privacy Protection.

Again, contact you should contact your Registrar for more information of privacy is a concern.

 

Make Joomla! CMS Security YOUR #1 Priority

We coach, help and support managers with responsibility for Joomla! websites in organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support for Joomlers.