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All registrar data, including registrant WHOIS data, is provided for public, non-commerical use only. Any information made available by Epik LLC and its affiliate registrars shall not be collected, distributed or used for any commercial activity. Third parties to agree not to use the data to allow, enable, or otherwise support any marketing activities, regardless of the medium used. Such media include but are not limited to e-mail, telephone, facsimile, postal mail, SMS, and wireless alerts.

What's in the WHOIS?

The WHOIS database is a searchable list of every single domain currently registered in the world. To find out who owns a particular domain name, all you have to do is type it into the box above. The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires accredited registrars like to publish the registrant's contact information, domain creation and expiration dates and other information in the WHOIS listing as soon as a domain is registered.

So everyone can see my information?

The short answer is, yes. The name, address and phone number you submit when you register your domain is publicly accessible by anyone at any time. This may be good news if you have a domain name you'd like to sell. Or it may be bad news if your name and contact info is collected by a spammer, hacker or other cyber-criminal.

How can I protect my privacy?

To keep your personal data from falling into the wrong hands, offers Private Registration through Instead of displaying your personal information in the WHOIS database for all to see, will replace it with their own. The domain will still belong to you - except now, you and will be the only ones who know it.