iPage Domain Privacy Guide will help you understand why there is a need to secure your own Domain Privacy application. This is why it presents several useful discussions on the matter for your easy reference.

 

What is iPage Domain Privacy?

window-like-graphics20First of all, it has to be pointed out that there is an international agency for the regulation of domain names. This is called the ICANN for short, or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers. ICANN has required all domain name registrar, such as iPage, to maintain a Whois database, which contains all registered domain names, including your name as the domain owner, phone number, mailing address and business address.

The Whois database is, at all times, accessible to the general public. This would also mean that you are, at all times, vulnerable to spam mails and other online frauds and abuses from the general public.

But with iPage Domain Privacy service, you will be thoroughly protected from the prying eyes of the general public. It will shield and block your personal information and data from being too available and accessible. With this application, you can take a breather from spammers, as well as online hackers and attackers.

 

How does it really work?

With iPage Domain Privacy, you need not be bothered with online communications, letters and queries. It can no longer be sent to you directly. iPage will receive these for you because, in the Whois database, you will be using iPage’s contact information as yours.

iPage will not only receive these for you, they will also review and categorize these for your proper evaluation. Then they will forward these to you by any of the following means:

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Can this be disabled temporarily?

dsg3cdYes, the iPage Domain Privacy can be disabled temporarily. There may be times when you want your ownership of the domain name to be seen and displayed on the Whois database for proper verification thereof by interested parties. There may be times also when you need to directly receive all your communications, letters and queries.

 

To be able to do these, you can disable it and then enable it back by simply following these easy steps:

To disable it:

Go to DomainCentral.
Click the ‘+’ sign next to the domain name with the domain privacy that you want to disable.
Click the ‘security’ menu and then the ‘disable domain privacy’ item.
After a few seconds, a message will be displayed confirming completion of action.

To enable it:

Go to DomainCentral.
Click the ‘+’ sign next to the domain name with the domain privacy that you want to enable again.
Click the ‘security’ menu and then the ‘enable domain privacy’ item.
After a few seconds, a message will be displayed confirming completion of action.

Is it expensive?

gdger35No, it’s not. It will cost only $8.99 per year. Actually, it’s just less than a dollar per month. As compared to a $2 to $10 service charge of other web hosting companies, iPage’s Domain Privacy rate is definitely lower and reasonable. Just go to iPage’s add-on service to initiate its purchase.

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