- What is .LGBT's Acceptable Use Policy?
Registrants of .LGBT domain names are responsible to ensure that such names are at all times registered and used in compliance with all applicable national, federal, regional, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations, including, without limitation, applicable laws relating to hate speech, discrimination, and other such activities. .LGBT registrants are prohibited from using the .LGBT domain in a manner that is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, or hateful with respect to the LGBT community. Domain names that are likely to deceive, disparage or cause a material detriment to the LGBT community are explicitly prohibited (e.g., ihate.lgbt, anti.lgbt, etc.). The .LGBT Registry reserves the right to deny or cancel the registration, renewal, or transfer of any registered name; or to place any registered name on registry lock, hold, or similar status, with respect to any such registered name that the Registry, upon reasonable belief formed after reasonable investigation, deems to be registered or used in a manner that constitutes a violation of the .LGBT Acceptable Use Policy.
- How do I set my .CA registrant settings?
Registrants of .CA domains must meet certain Canadian presence requirements. Registrants will be asked to complete their registrant settings upon checkout and agree to CIRA's (the .CA central registry) agreement. You can also set or change these settings from within your Dynadot account. To set up your .CA registrant settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "TLD Settings" from the "My Domains" drop-down menu. Select your "Whois Type" from the drop-down menu. Read the CIRA Agreement, then check the box next to "I Accept the CIRA Agreement". Choose the "CIRA Language" from the drop-down menu. Click on the "Submit" button to save your changes.
- How do I set my .CN domain settings?
Although .CN no longer has any restrictions with registration, if you want to use your .CN domain (aka set name servers), you will need to set your .CN domain settings. To do so, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "TLD Settings" from the "Domains" drop-down menu. Click on the "CN Domain Settings" link on the right-hand side of the page. Enter your information in the provided form. Click on the "Submit" button to save your changes. NOTE: The .CN central registry requires additional information and documentation to set the name servers for .CN domains. You will also be asked to submit photo copies of your ID or Business License, which should match your default registrant information entered under the .CN domain settings.
- How do I set up my .RUHR default admin contact settings?
.RUHR domain requires an admin contact in Germany. This means that you need to set up a contact record for this domain that has Germany as the country. You will be asked to set this at checkout, but you can also set it up or change it from within your Dynadot account. To setup your .RURH default admin contact settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "TLD Settings" in the drop-down. Click on the RUHR Domain Settings" link. Select your .RUHR default admin contact from the drop-down or click the "Create Contact Record" button to create a new contact. Press the "Save" button to save your changes.
- What are the requirements to register .RUHR?
.RUHR domain requires an admin contact in Germany. This means that you need to set up a contact record for these domains that has Germany as the country. You will be asked to set this up upon checkout. If you already have a contact record with Germany as the country, you can select it from a drop-down. Otherwise, it will ask you to create a new one with Germany set as the country. You can also set or change this information in your Dynadot account under RUHR Domain Settings.
- Who can register a .EU domain?
.EU is considered a country code top-level domain (ccTLD); however, unlike most ccTLDs, it serves the entire European Union (EU), which consists of 28 countries. .EU domains are restricted to the following organizations or individuals: An undertaking having their registered office, central administration, or principal place of business within the European Community; or, An organization established anywhere within the European Community; or, A natural person residing within the European Community. In addition, you must have a mailing address in the EU for your domain Whois. This includes addresses in the following EU countries: Austria (.AT) Belgium (.BE) Bulgaria (.BG) Croatia (.HR) Cyprus (.CY) Czech Republic (.CZ) Denmark (.DK) Estonia (.EE) Finland (.FI) France (.FR) Germany (.DE) Greece (.GR) Hungary (.HU) Iceland (.IS) Ireland (.IE) Italy (.IT) Latvia (.LV) Lichtenstein (.LI) Lithuania (.LT) Luxemburg (.LU) Malta (.MT) Netherlands (.NL) Norway (.NO) Poland (.PL) Portugal (.PT) Romania (.RO) Slovakia (.SK) Slovenia (.SI) Spain (.ES) Sweden (.SE) United Kingdom (.UK) We try to keep this list as up-to-date as possible; however if we are missing a country that is part of the EU, that should also be acceptable to use for .EU registration.
- What additional information is required to register .CN domains?
CNNIC, the central registry for .CN, no longer requires documentation to register a .CN domain. However, if you want to set name servers for your .CN domain, CNNIC requires that you specify your registrant type as either an Individual or Enterprise. If you choose Individual, you will need to provide a photo ID for the .CN registry's audit process. The name on the ID must match exactly the name of your default contact record. And please notice that the registry accepts passport only for the audit if you are not a Chinese citizen. If you choose Enterprise, you will need to provide a copy of your Business License for the .CN registry's audit process. They also require that you specify an Industry and Manager's name. Again, this is only required if you want your .CN domain to resolve. How do I set my .CN domain settings?
- How do I add my Membership ID to my .XXX domain?
The central registry for .XXX requires registrants to be members of the Sponsored Community in order for their .XXX domains to resolve. You can still register .XXX domains without a member ID, but you will not be able to create a website on it. To obtain a membership ID, please send an email to the .XXX central registry at firstname.lastname@example.org. To add your Membership ID to your .XXX domain, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and then "TLD Settings" in the drop-down. Click on the "XXX Settings" link. Enter your ID number In the "XXX Member ID" box. Press the "Set" button to save your changes. After you have completed those steps, you MUST update your contact settings for the .XXX domain. Go back to "My Domains" in the left-side menu bar and "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to your .XXX domain name(s) and click on the "Bulk Action" button. Choose "Contacts" from the "Bulk Action" list. Select your contacts records. Press the "Submit" button to save your changes.
- What are the requirements to register a .UK domain?
You will be asked to enter a registrant for your .UK domain during the checkout process. Please note that this registrant cannot be changed later through your Dynadot account. You will have to change it through Nominet, the .UK registry, and they charge a fee.
- What is the .SCOT "Intended Use" field?
.SCOT registrants are required to state their intended use of the registered domain name (such as: offering commercial services in Scotland, private use, promoting services to Scottish people in Australia, etc.). The "Intended Use" field will be presented to you upon checkout. A false statement of intended use is an indication of bad faith and can be the basis for the suspension of the domain name. To register a .SCOT domain, you must be an individual or a legal entity with a nexus to the .SCOT community. This nexus means that you must be linked to the community at the time of registration and thereafter on a linguistic, cultural, tourism, or business basis, or any other activity conducive to the welfare of the worldwide Scottish community. In addition to the requirement that the .SCOT Registrant is a bona-fide member of the Scottish community, the Registrant's use of the registered domain name must be: Generally accepted as legitimate; and Beneficial to the cause and the values of the .SCOT community; and Commensurate with the role and importance of the registered domain name; and In good faith at the time of the registration and thereafter. You can also access the "Intended Use" of your .SCOT domain from your Dynadot account.