Product & Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Customer data policy
Domain Expiration Policy customer service handling process
Special conditions for the individual top level domains

Privacy Policy

Why Customer Privacy matters to

The customer’s right to privacy is of great importance to recognizes that when a customer chooses to provide with personal information, the customer places confidence in our ability to handle customer privacy in a responsible manner. believes this information should be used solely to improve the services provided for the customer. has put this privacy policy together to state that we protect the customer’s personal information.

Personal Information Collected by

When making a purchase at, will collect the customer’s contact information, which includes name, address, email address and phone number.

Protecting Customer Privacy will take appropriate steps to protect the customer’s privacy. Whenever the customer provides sensitive information (for example a credit card number to make a purchase), will take all reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting the customer’s card number. will also take reasonable security measures to protect the customer’s personal information in storage.

Occasionally may disclose the customer’s name and address to third parties when required for delivering specific services and products requested by the customer. will not provide any of the customer’s personal information to other companies or individuals for marketing purposes without the customer’s permission.

Personal Information Available for Update by the Customer

The customer can help to improve the effectiveness and quality of service by keeping notified of any changes to the customer’s name, address, phone number or email address. The customer can do this by updating the customer’s personal details when logged into the customer’s control panel.

The personal information collects and maintains will be subject to the version of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of collection. reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time and will provide notice of these changes in the news section at the website. The customer should review the Privacy Policy periodically to make sure it meets the customer’s needs.

Privacy and Third Party Disclosure Regarding Domain Handling

As part of its obligations as a top level domain name registrar, is required to provide certain information to naming authorities about customers who register domain names at

This information includes personal data such as the customer’s name, address and telephone number. The relevant naming authority may make such information available for the public through open, accessible directories of domain name owners.

As a condition for the purchase of a domain name at the customer agrees in disclosure of his/her personal data to certain relevant domain name authorities. The customer understand and accepts that it is a condition of the purchase of a domain name from that the customer agrees to the transfer of his/her personal data to the relevant naming authority and agrees to the naming authority making that personal data available on a public database.

Customer data policy

Customer Data

By Customer data is meant any information the customer has placed on his/her web space at, for example emails, internet pages, photos and database content.

The Customer’s Data on the Account

Registration of a domain through makes the customer the owner of the domain. The customer maintains all rights to the content that the customer places on his/her web space. The templates and images placed at disposal by, remains property of However, does not claim any rights to the content that the customer has placed on the account. The account holder is on the other hand legally responsible for the content placed on the account. does not form any opinion or perform any legal review of the content on a customer’s web space account. However, in case of obvious illegal content for example child pornography, phishing attempts or the like, will act as a responsible company and inform the relevant authorities. In all other cases will take action if an EU or US court or another relevant authority orders to do so.

The Customer’s Responsibility for the Account at

The customer should always log out of any account when finishing a session, to ensure that others cannot access the customer’s private personal information. The customer should take this precaution even if the customer is not using a public computer at a library, an internet café‚ or the like.

Data Security recognizes the special responsibility that comes with the hosting of personal data on customer’s web space accounts. We want our customers to consider a trusted place for data storage. The data center is therefore designed to meet the highest standards of security. All customer data and’s system data are secured through a daily remote backup of all servers via a private 10 Gbit fibre connection to a separate backup data center located 10 km from the main data center.

The daily backup secures our customers’ web spaces against data loss. The backup includes all web spaces, regardless of type or size. Backup is a precaution against data loss caused by errors within’s control. Consequently, unless the reason for the data loss is outside’s control, we are able to recover all content after a potential failure. When restoring from a backup, the whole server and all web spaces on the server will be restored to their state prior to the failure.

Domain Expiration Policy

Generic Top Level domains and .uk / / / domain names renews the registration of a domain name prior to its expiration, provided that the registrant of the domain complies with’s terms of payment.

Domain expiration notification

Prior to the expiration of a gTLD, notifies the registrant of the domain twice with instructions for renewing the domain name. The first notice is sent via email approximately one month prior to expiration. The second notice is sent via email approximately one week prior to expiration.

Post-expiration notification

If a domain registration is not renewed by the registrant, then within five days after the expiration, sends an additional expiration notice to the registrant of the domain with instructions for restoring the domain name.

Expiration notification content sends the notifications of expiration via email to the domain registrant in the language of the registration agreement. All relevant details regarding expiration date, domain renewal and recommended action, are clearly available by simply opening the notification email.

Redemption grace period offers a redemption grace period of 30 days after the expiration of a gTLD. During the redemption grace period, DNS is disabled for the domain and the domain cannot be transferred. may restore the domain on request by the registrant of the domain during the redemption grace period. The fee to restore the domain is indicated in the price list.

This Domain Expiration Policy sets out’s Expired Registration Recovery Procedure (ERRP) for gTLDs as requested by ICANN and for .uk/ domain names. Different domain expiration policies may apply to other TLDs.

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How we handle customer queries

If you have any questions, please contact our customer support. Within five minutes of receiving your query on or, we will send you an automatic confirmation email. Within 24 hours, you will receive a response from a customer support representative.

Our process for handling customer complaints

1. Contact our Support or Sales and Accounting

In the first instance you should contact our support. For queries regarding sales and accounting, please contact our Sales and Accounting team. For technical issues, please contact our Customer Support team. We will respond to your query within 24 hours.

2. Contact our Social Media And Customer Care team

If you are not satisfied with the response that you have received from the Customer Support or Sales and Accounting, please address your complaint to our Social Media And Customer Care team (SMACC).

The Social Media and Customer Care team will acknowledge your complaint within two working days of receipt. We will then investigate your complaint and get back to you within five working days.

3. Contact our Support Manager

If you are not satisfied with the response that you have received from the Social Media And Customer Care team, you can escalate your complaint to the support manager.

All escalated complaints should include the following information: Your name, contact details, domain name or order number and a clear description of your complaint. Please write "Complaint" in the subject line of your email.

The support manager will acknowledge your complaint within two working days of receipt and would aim to respond to you within five working days.

Regarding .uk / / / domain names

If you are not happy with the response you have received from our support manager and if you think that we are breaching the Registrar Agreement, please follow Nominet’s complaints procedure.


How we handle reports of abuse

As an ICANN accredited registrar, we take reports about abuse very seriously. Please, contact us if you want to report abuse. will review all complaints for validity and process your request as soon as possible.

Special conditions for the individual top level domains

Use of .de domains

When registering .de domains, acts solely as intermediary between the customer and DENIC (Domain Verwaltungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft eG) (cf.

Use of .dk domains

The customer accepts that continued registration is conditional, among other things, on compliance with the current DIFO rules concerning the administration of domain names under the top level domain .dk, including the decisions made by the board of complaints set up by DIFO, cf. article 5 of the rules (cf.

Use of .nl domains

The customer accepts that by registering a .nl domain name, he or she agrees to abide by SIDN’s current rules governing the administration of domain names under the top level domain .nl (cf.

Use of .se domains

By registering a .se domain name, is the link between the customer and .SE (The Internet Infrastructure Foundation), and the customer agrees to abide by .SE’s current rules governing the administration of domain names under the top-level domain .se (cf. and

Use of .uk domains

The customer accepts that by registering a .uk domain name, he or she agrees to abide by Nominet’s current rules governing the administration of domain names under the top level domain .uk (cf.

For domain names other than those mentioned on this page, reference is made to the rules of the individual top level domains. If the customer does not comply with the rules of the relevant domain, is entitled to effect deletion of the customer’s web space.

Use of .rio domains

The customer accepts that by registering a .rio domain name, he or she agrees to abide by .rio Launch and Registration Policies (cf.

Payment conditions

Regarding the special payment conditions for the individual domains please see