Everyone buying a Domain Name is required to provide accurate contact details, including: name, phone number, email and home address. This information – referred to as a 'WHOIS Record' — is published on an online WHOIS database, accessible to anyone on the web and often a go-to resource for spammers and scammers. You can check your exposure below.
Your personal details on the public WHOIS Database will be replaced with those of IdentiSafe Limited - keeping your personal details out of sight.
Without Privacy Protection
Your House & Street
With Privacy Protection
113-114 Buckingham Avenue,
Slough, SL1 4PF
Why do I need privacy protection? As a Domain Name owner, your name, phone number, home and email address are automatically stored on the publicly available WHOIS database. This leaves you vulnerable to spammers, scammers and telemarketers, who often …read on.scour the database for personal details. If you run an eCommerce store, keeping this information visible could be beneficial – it shows you're a trustworthy, contactable business. But if your site's for personal use, you may prefer to keep these details private.
I already have a Domain Name – is it too late to add privacy protection? No, it's never too late to take steps toward securing your online identity. Login now to add privacy protection to Domain Names you already own with Vidahost. If you are buying a new domain you'll have the opportunity to …read on. add privacy protection during the checkout process.
What Domain Names can I use privacy protection on? You can add privacy protection to domains with the extensions: .biz, .bz, .cc, .co, .com, .co.uk, .info, .me, .mobi, .name, .net, .org, .tel, .tv, .site, .news, .express, .cafe, .love, .plus, .golf, .faith, .date, …read on..legal, .coach, .forsale, plus many more. For a full list of domains that can be protected with privacy protection click here.
Can I add Privacy protection to a Domain Name registered elsewhere? No, you can only add Vidahost Privacy Protection™ to eligible Domain Names you have registered with us.
Do I still own the domain if I use privacy protection? Yes. When you make your domain private with Vidahost Privacy Protection™, your Domain Name remains under your management and ownership for as long as you register it.