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What Is Domain Privacy? Why You Need It?

Domain Privacy at keeps personal information safely locked, protects it against identity theft, and saves contact details from email harvesters and spammers who purchase whois databases. Hence, it prevents domain-related spam and deters domain hacking.

It can easily be added to any domain you register from, the system prompts you to add it during the domain registration process and you can also add it later from your account section by clicking the ADD PRIVACY option visible next to the domain name.

How Domain Privacy Works? When you register a domain name, your personal information is automatically entered into a public directory called WHOIS record which can often accessed by hackers, spammers, and marketers to compile mailing lists and steal domains. offers two privacy options to keep your personal details safely hidden.

While Privacy Protection simply locks your identity keeping your personal information hidden on the Internet, Privacy & Business has some extras such as:

  • It provides deadbolt transfer protection
  • It provides an online business card visible in the WhoIs directory
  • It prevents accidental loss of domain due to expired credit card information
  • Certified Domain Seal proves to visitors that your website’s ownership is valid

Thus, you easily keep complete control of the domain, including the rights to sell, renew, cancel, or transfer it.

If you consider revealing your business information so that more people can know about your business then you can make use of a virtual business card that you get with Privacy and business protection. It is made to drive more traffic to your website and increase the reach of your existing efforts without surrendering your privacy.

If you want to know more about domain privacy, you can find more information about it in your Account Area -> Domains -> Privacy option next to the domain name option. If you don’t have a domain you can register it now and the system will guide you in getting privacy and launching your website.

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