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title-decoYour Personal Information Over The Net

seo-iconInternet is one means of getting personal information easily. It is easy to find who you are looking for, since we leave a trace of our information when we sign up for something. When you sign up for a blog, email account or any site that requires a username and password, you will need to enter your personal information in order to get registered.

cc-iconWhen you shop online, you have to give your account details to pay for what you have bought and give your billing information to have the item shipped to you. When you need to look for contact details of a certain person, you can rely on the internet to give you the details you need.

thumbThis is true, especially when you get your own domain name.

When you buy or register your domain, it is important that you give your correct personal information such as

thumbName

thumbAddress

thumbEmail Address

thumbPhone Number

thumbCredit Card Information

search-iconThis personal information is needed and will be stored in the WHOIS database, which is open to the public. With your personal information out to the public, you are vulnerable to threats, and the worse that could happen is that you can be a victim of identity theft.

thumbYou need to protect this information, and make sure that they won’t fall into the hands of the people who will only misuse it to their own benefit.

title-decoiPage Domain Privacy Can Protect You

ipage-logoiPage offers an add-on service called Domain Privacy. Domain Privacy helps to hide your personal information and contact details from the public database.

thumbWhat the iPage Domain Privacy does is it acts like your post office Box.

lock-iconiPage will mask your information and replace it with generic information. When someone requests for your information or made queries about your domain’s contact information, they will be filtered and forwarded to you. It will be up to you if you want to give your contact details or not.

thumbThis is one of the services that iPage offer to protect and secure you.

title-decoBenefits Of Domain Privacy

search-iconOne main advantage of having a Domain Privacy is that it hides you contact information. It keeps your profile from being accessed by the public. It is true that making your contact details public in the WHOIS database is important, especially if you want to build a network and be known, it is also a big risk.

thumbYou can be susceptible to threats such as spywares.

Domain Privacy also protects you from the following:

thumbUnwanted spams that may flood your email and your contacts’ email as well

thumbPossible Identity theft

thumbStalkers

thumbHackers

thumbFraud

thumbIdentity closure over the internet

thumbBeing associated with other domain name, such as adult sites

thumbPossible infection from malwares or spyware

thumbDomain privacy is a must-have, especially if you will use your site for online business, or if the website is owned by an organization.

title-decoActivating Your Domain Privacy

iPage Domain Privacy is an add-on service that you can easily activate. Here are the steps to activate it.

thumb Login to your iPage account.

thumb Go to the control panel, and click on the DomainCentral icon.

thumb From the DomainCentral page, you will see the Privacy columns next to your list of registered domains. Click the “Buy Now” link to activate Domain Privacy.

wallet-iconThis is an add-on service, and there will be an additional charge for activating it. The monthly fee of domain privacy is cheaper than those of the other domain privacy vendors. At $9.99 a year, you can be assured of your privacy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

iPage’s Domain Privacy supports the following extensions:

thumb.com

thumb.org

thumb.net

thumb.biz

thumb.info

thumb.name

thumb.cc

thumb.tv