knows that you care about how personal information about you is used and shared
and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice
using our contact form.
What Personal Information About Users Does
- Information You Give Us:
We collect and store personal information you enter on our Web site or give us in
any other way. We use the information that you provide us for such purposes as enhancing
the experience of users in our network, responding to your requests, providing our
services (e.g., domain Backorder requests, auctions, and purchases), and communicating
with you about offers that may be of interest to you.
- Automatic Information:
Our Web site has features that collect information from users to assist us in creating
Web sites that honor our users' preferences and serve their interests and needs.
Our Web site places cookies, which are small data files on the user's hard drive
when you visit our Web site. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. You
placement of cookies, you may be limited in using some areas of our Web site. Some
cookies are used to improve your user experience by making login to our Web site
easier, such as by remembering usernames and passwords. Cookies can also enable
us to monitor users' movements through our Web site so that we may target user interests
to enhance their experience at our Web site. We may also collect click stream data
such as the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) and assign unique identifiers to
our users for the purpose of tracking user behaviors. Information obtained with
these technologies may be associated with the personal information you have provided
us. Besides using the information as described above,
may utilize cookies to control operations such as the flow of the ordering processes
related to your online transactions.
We, or our third-party advertising partners, may also place cookies to provide advertisements
about goods or services that may be of interest to you. Since our advertisers and
other third parties whose products or services are promoted on our Web site may
policies for information about their privacy practices.
We may also gather general information such as the date, time, browser type, operating
system, platform, navigation history, and IP address of all users to our site(s).
We use this information for our internal security audit log, trend analysis, and
system administration, and to gather broad demographic information about our users.
We may also associate this general information with your personal information. By
visiting our site, you affirmatively consent to our collection, use, and distribution
of your general and personal information and other related data to our partners
and advertisers. If you do not want us to share information about you with our partners
or advertisers, you may opt-out of receiving information by doing the following:
- Login to "My Account".
- Click on "Edit my Account Settings".
- Select the "My Preferences" tab.
- Choose your email settings under "Email Preferences"
- Select the option not to receive advertisements.
Share the Information It Receives?
Yes, we do share information with at least the entities listed below:
We are required by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"),
the organization that assumes responsibility for domain name allocation, to collect
information about you during the domain name registration process. This information
includes your full name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and, where
provided, your facsimile number. ICANN then requires all registrars to make your
full name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and, where provided, your
facsimile number, as well as the creation and expiration dates of your domain name
registration and the name server information associated with your domain name, to
the public via an interactive Web page and a "port 43" WHOIS service. For the purposes
Please note that we may not be able to control how members of the public may use
the WHOIS Information.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers.
We partner with other third party providers of specific services. When the user
signs up for these services, we will share names, e-mail addresses, or other contact
information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services.
We engage other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples
include processing credit card payments, providing marketing assistance, providing
customer services, sending postal mail and email to you, removing repetitive information
from customer lists, and analyzing data. These persons have access to user information
needed to perform their functions for the benefit of the user. These companies may,
or may not, retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information that
you provide to
for any secondary purposes.
- Service Providers:
We engage other companies and individuals to perform enhanced services on our behalf.
For example, we my engage another service provider to provide free electronic mail
services to our domain name registrants. Many of our service providers have access
to personal information needed to perform these kinds of services.
- Business Transfer:
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or their
assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred
business assets. Also, if
, or substantially all of its assets, were ever to be acquired, customer information
will of course be one of the transferred assets.
We release account and other personal information when we believe release is required
agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of
, our users, or others. This includes at least exchanging information with other
companies, organizations and members of law enforcement to protect against fraud
or other criminal activity.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
The information we receive from or about you is stored on systems designed to prevent
the loss, disclosure, or destruction of that information. We protect the security
of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software,
which encrypts information you input and the information we may send to our agents.
has gone to great lengths to ensure your information is securely obtained. For example,
we encrypt your credit card number before it is stored in our database. It is important
for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer.
Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
What Information Can I Access?
gives you access to certain information about you for the limited purpose of viewing
and, in certain cases, updating that information. To view or change this information,
log-in to your account. When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the
prior version for our records.
Sites provided by
contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for
the privacy practices of such other Web sites. We encourage our users to be aware
when they leave our Web site and to read the privacy statements of each and every
Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement
applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
does not sell services for purchase by children under the age of 18. If you are
under 18, you may use our services only with involvement of a parent or guardian.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit
's Web site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy
and application of the law of the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you have any concern
about privacy at
, please send us your concern using our contact form,
posted on our Web site frequently to see recent changes.
If you feel that
, or any of its agents, representatives, or employees are violating this Privacy
Policy, please contact us via e-mail using the contact
form or by telephone at 1-425-974-4687.