Prospective Registrants in the usTLD must fall in one of three U.S. Nexus categories and must certify that they have a “bona fide presence in the United States.” Prospective Registrants must indicate their use of the domain by selecting one of the following categories: Note: By agreeing to the policies of the registry, Registrants agree […]
Should your domain name expire it will enter a three-stage system known as Redemption Grace Period (RGP). During this time, you may be able to renew the domain before it is deleted and re-enters the market. RGP Stage 1: Upon your domain name initially expiring, you will be present with a 29 days of “Free” […]
All hosting services offered by GreenGeeks are set to automatically renew on their anniversary date unless a cancellation request has been placed. Customers will receive email notification 15 days prior to the domain’s expiry and again seven days prior to expiry. Can I renew my domain early? At this time, GreenGeeks does not provide early […]
Domain Name Registrants’ Rights: Your domain name registration and any privacy/proxy services you may use in conjunction with it must be subject to a Registration Agreement with an ICANN Accredited Registrar. You are entitled to review this Registration Agreement at any time, and download a copy for your records. You are entitled to accurate and […]
If I’m transferring a domain to Greengeeks, and it has privacy protection, do I need to turn the privacy protection off to transfer?
Yes, if the privacy protection service is enabled at your previous registrar this service must be disabled so that you can respond to transfer confirmation emails.
For mail which does not appear to be unsolicited commercial mail, the Whois Privacy Protection Service may either forward the mail to you or fax a page of the communication. The Service will not forward junk mail, nor will it forward mail if it becomes apparent that you provided the Whois Privacy Protection address to […]
No. The domain must be registered with us in order to use ID Protect. To learn how to order ID Protect (Whois Privacy Protection) please click here.
Yes, domain name Whois is a principal source of email addresses for spammers. If your domain name has ID Protect, we change the Whois email address several times a year. Spammers harvest and use one Whois email address, but once we change it that source of spam is cut off.
As per international rules governed by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), all domain names output WHOIS data reflecting your first name, last name, full mailing address, telephone number & email. This information is accessible by anyone via a simple Whois database search. For example: http://whois.sc/google.com GreenGeeks offers ID Protect, a Whois privacy […]
International rules require that valid contact information be provided for all domain names, and that it be accessible worldwide. ID Protect provides valid contact information that satisfies the international requirements without exposing your personal contact information to worldwide scrutiny. GreenGeeks offers ID Protect (Whois Privacy Protection) as an additional service, to learn more click here.