When you register a domain name, you need to supply an authentic address, email and telephone number in accordance with the policy approved by ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. This info, however, is not kept only by the domain registrar, but is visible to the general public on WHOIS lookup sites as well, so anyone can check your info and many people may not be satisfied with this. As a consequence, many registrars have come up with the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which hides the domain registrant’s info and upon a WHOIS check, people will view the details of the domain registrar, not the domain owner’s. This service is also known as Privacy Protection or Whois Privacy Protection, but all these expressions refer to the very same service. As of now, most of the TLDs around the world allow Whois Privacy Protection to be enabled, but there are still country-specific extensions that don’t support this option.

Whois Privacy Protection in Cloud Hosting

You can effortlessly enable Whois Privacy Protection for any domain name that you’ve registered with our company in case you’ve got a cloud hosting account with us. This can be achieved through the same Hepsia hosting Control Panel, via which you administer the web hosting account, so you won’t need to use different admin consoles. In the exact same section where all your active domain names will be listed, there will be an “Whois Privacy Protection” icon for every domain name whose extension supports this option. The status of each icon will quickly show you whether the Whois Privacy Protection service is activated for a particular domain or not and by clicking that icon you can add the service if you haven’t done so during the registration process. Plus, you’ll also be able to renew or to deactivate the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain name using the exact same icon and the update will take effect immediately.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you choose to order a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you’ll be able to add Whois Privacy Protection to any of your domain names by following a few simple steps. In case you register or transfer a domain during the account activation process, you can get the service together with the domain name. In case you omit this step and you think things over afterwards, you can activate the Whois Privacy Protection service from the Registered Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, via which you can manage the whole semi-dedicated server account. This is also the place where you can enable Whois Privacy Protection for all other domains that you register with us after signing up. Renewing or deactivating the Whois Privacy Protection service is just as easy and will require just a few mouse clicks.