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, your details are published online by the relevant 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.

The WHOIS database provides information about registered domain names, including:

  • domain registrant contact information,
  • domain availability,
  • domain registrar,
  • nameservers used, and
  • registration date, date of most recent update and domain expiry date.

 

Nominet: the UK Domain Registry

Nominet offers a free WHOIS Opt Out, but only for Registrants who declare themselves to be Non-Trading Individuals.

 

Other Domain Registries

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

Contact your Registrar for more information if privacy is a concern.

 

Our preferred Domain Registrar: Krystal

Krystal provide Registrants with WHOIS privacy by default on all domain names, and without making any additional charge for Privacy Protection.

Information about your domain name will "only show on the WHOIS database if you reach out to our support team and explicitly request your information is shown online".

Source: Krystal Domain Privacy.

 

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, your details are published online by the relevant 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.

The WHOIS database provides information about registered domain names, including:

  • domain registrant contact information,
  • domain availability,
  • domain registrar,
  • nameservers used, and
  • registration date, date of most recent update and domain expiry date.

 

Nominet: the UK Domain Registry

Nominet offers a free WHOIS Opt Out, but only for Registrants who declare themselves to be Non-Trading Individuals.

 

Other Domain Registries

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

Contact your Registrar for more information if privacy is a concern.

 

Our preferred Domain Registrar: Krystal

Krystal provide Registrants with WHOIS privacy by default on all domain names, and without making any additional charge for Privacy Protection.

Information about your domain name will "only show on the WHOIS database if you reach out to our support team and explicitly request your information is shown online".

Source: Krystal Domain Privacy.

 

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.