Stop your personal details falling into the wrong hands
Did you know that when you register a domain name your personal details, like your name and address, are then listed on the publically accessible WHOIS database?
ICANN, the international governing body for domain names, requires these personal details to be publicly listed for every single domain name registered. This information not only allows the public to contact domain owners about legitimate issues, but also allows for rapid resolution of technical problems such as domain ownership disputes, consumer protection and trademark issues.
Sadly, like most things online today, this database is frequently been the target of online fraudsters and spammers hunting for email addresses to send junk to. But never fear, our domain privacy protector stops them in their tracks.
What domain names are eligible for domain privacy?
As different domain name governing bodies have different policies on privacy, only certain domain names extensions can take advantage of domain privacy protector.
Currently domain privacy protector can only be used with com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .me, .mobi, .uk.com and .co domains.
Domain privacy the LCN way…
Get domain privacy protector now
Domain privacy protector is added automatically when you purchase any applicable domain name. Just search for your domain name, and privacy protector will be added completely free for your original registration term.
Search for a domain and add domain privacy
Add domain privacy to an existing domain name
If you already have a domain name registered with us, it’s easy to add domain privacy. Just login to your account and click on the domain privacy protector link in your control panel.
If you’ve got a domain name with someone else worry not – it’s a breeze transfer a domain to us and if you get stuck at any step along the way, just get in touch with our friendly UK-based support team.
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Frequently asked questions about our domain privacy
Is domain privacy available for .uk domains?
The .uk domain name governing body (Nominet) already provides service called WHOIS opt-out which hides your address details – however this is only available to individuals, not businesses or organisations. Nominet require any business or organisations to have their details listed publicly in WHOIS.
When registering a .uk domain, full details will be shown on WHOIS only if the “organisation” field is set. If nothing is added to the organisation field, your domain will be registered as being owned as a private individual and only your name will be shown.
Telnic, the .tel domain governing body, also provides a similar service.
Check out our guide for more information on adding domain privacy to your domains.
What about .eu domains?
Searching .eu domains on WHOIS doesn’t return any registrant data. Instead you’ll need to use the Eurid WHOIS search. As with .uk domains, .eu domains will only show full personal details within Eurid WHOIS if the organisation field is completed when registering the domain. Again, .eu domains registered without an organisation field will be registered as being owned as a private individual and only the registrants name will be shown.