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Our Rules of Registration and Use of Domain Names limit which domain names can be registered, whether there are any restrictions on the type of registrant and whether there are restrictions on how it can be used.

When you get a domain name, you enter into a three-way contract, which refers to the relationships between registrants, registrars and us. One of the contracts in this triangle is our Terms and Conditions. This sets out your obligations to us in relation to the domain name and includes important terms on the rights of others, and your rights in relation to data protection.

Our obligations to you include your rights under the laws on distance selling. This includes your right to cancel within the time limit as set out in our terms and conditions. We also have obligations in relation to the law on data protection and privacy. We are registered with the Information Commissioner to process personal data and we are required to abide by the data protection principles which control how personal information (but not information about companies etc.) can be collected, used, transferred and deleted.

As required by the Data Protection Act 1998 we adopt appropriate security procedures in relation to the storage and disclosure of information provided by you in order to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of your identity before we are able to disclose personal information to you as outlined in our terms and conditions of registration.

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