When you register a domain name, you have to provide a valid address, email and phone as per the policies approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This information, however, is not kept only by the domain name registrar, but is accessible to the public on WHOIS lookup websites too, so anyone can check your information and some individuals may not be delighted with that fact. As a consequence, plenty of companies have launched the so-called Whois Privacy Protection service, which conceals the domain registrant’s contact details and upon a WHOIS check, people will view the details of the registrar, not the domain owner’s. This service is also called Privacy Protection or Whois Privacy Protection, but all these expressions refer to the same service. Nowadays, most of the top-level domain names around the world allow Whois Privacy Protection to be activated, but there are still country-specific extensions that do not support this option.

Whois Privacy Protection in Web Hosting

You can easily activate Whois Privacy Protection for any domain name that you’ve registered through our company in case you have a web hosting account with us. This can be achieved through the exact same Hepsia Control Panel, via which you administer the hosting account, so you won’t need to sign in and out of different admin consoles. In the exact same section where all your registered domains will be listed, there will be an “Whois Privacy Protection” icon for each and every domain whose extension supports this option. The status of that icon will quickly let you know whether the Whois Privacy Protection service is activated for a particular domain or not and by clicking that icon you can activate the service if you have not done so during the signup procedure. In addition, you will also be able to renew or to disable the Whois Privacy Protection service for any domain using the exact same icon and the change will take effect straight away.

Whois Privacy Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

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 domain names in a couple of simple steps. In case you register or transfer a domain name during the account order process, you can get the service along with the domain name. If you skip this step and you think things over later, you can add the Whois Privacy Protection service from the Hepsia Control Panel’s Registered Domains section, through which you can administer the whole semi-dedicated server account. This is also the place where you can activate Whois Privacy Protection for all other domains that you register with our company after signup. Renewing or deactivating the service is just as simple and will take just several clicks.