Our WHOIS service allows some information to be disclosed about about domain names that have been registered. For reasons of our own privacy policy and applicable data protection law including, we only publish abbreviated information on the internet.

The information provided might include the name of the registrant and full details of the registrar through whom the domain is registered.

To consult the WHOIS service, you may either

   (a) use the box in the top right-hand corner, above,
   (b) use any standard (command-line or graphical) WHOIS client.

If you are a certificate authority, law enforcement agency or other legitimate enquirer (such as lawyer representing clients, or a party to a domain name dispute) you will need to contact the Registrar as shown in the Public WHOIS in the first instance. Please note if the Registrar is listed as “Direct” or “Community” you may contact us for such enquiries,

On our Register we record a contact name for the registrant as well as their company/organisation, if any. 

So that a individual's (natural person's) name is not published when they did not want, or expect it to be, we are only show the name of the Registrant Organisation (if optionally supplied) under 'Registrant' in the public WHOIS output.

Accordingly, you should this field (through your registrar's interface) should be completed if you intend the data to be available by a WHOIS query, and left blank otherwise. If the 'Organsatio'n field is left blank, the WHOIS will show the registrant's identity as '(Redacted for privacy)'.