Can I prevent the visual display of my whois information? (Privacy Protection)

We submit your WHOIS data to the respective registry. This is a basic requirement for a successful domain registration.

It is at the discretion of the registry whether and in what form the data is published and displayed.

  • For some TLDs (e.g. .it) it is possible to specify if the information shall be published or not when registering a domain. However, this is the exception.
  • For some TLDs, it is possible to use a trustee service or to hide data from public view (whois privacy).

However, it must still be guaranteed that it is possible to contact the domain owner via the information displayed in the Whois. The activation of the Whois Privacy Protection (Whois Proxy Service) is liable to costs.

Activation of Whois Privacy Protection

Please follow these instructions to enable the Privacy Protection (Whois Proxy Service) for a domain.

Please click on DOMAINS All Domains in the menu on the left.

Domains overview

Choose domain

Please click on the domain for which you want to enable the Privacy Protection Service.

Choose domain

Enable Whois Proxy Service

Please activate the WHOIS Mode (1) on the next page.

If the service is available for the respective domain you can mark the check box Whois Proxy Service (2).

Please click on Verify changes (3) and then on Save changes.

Since this service is liable to costs, you must confirm it explicitly in the section Jobs.

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