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Booking a domain name.

Post by paint on Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:52 pm

Is there any way to "protect" or make the form details private when filling out the domain booking form? Basically, can telephone, address, and other private info, on the form be hidden from whois?

Edit: I want to get the domain form completed, but we can't continue without filling very personal information.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by MrMario on Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:06 pm

Personal Information is not shared with any 3rd party. Forumotion doesn't like people sharing their personal info either. Wink

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by paint on Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:16 pm

Wait, but can't the information be accessed if you whois the domain?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by MrMario on Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:49 pm

Whois doesn't show that. Type any domain in whois and you don't see personal info.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:36 pm

I have a question about this as well.. The form to fill out says

Name :
First name :
Corporate body : Particular - Society - Association
Organization :
Address :
Zip code :
City :
Country :
Phone number :
Fax :
Email :

What am I suppose to put for "name" as it doesn't specify what "name" i am giving. It is my last name? the name of my forum? Also under corporate body & organization, what should I select? This is my first time going through this and I want to make sure I fill this out correctly.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:54 pm

Name: Surname
What are the options in corporate body?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 1:57 pm

@Sanket wrote:Name: Surname
What are the options in corporate body?

Corporate body : Particular - Society - Association

Those three options ^

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:08 pm

What is your forum about?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:12 pm

@Sanket wrote:What is your forum about?
Discussing the latest technology, games, music and more, is it safe to say i should select "particular" ?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:13 pm

Yes, thats the one you can choose.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:29 pm

@Sanket wrote:Yes, thats the one you can choose.
ok and for organization i put "electronic network" thats the current name of my forum.

I just submitted it. Now it says:
You will be warned as soon as it is activated (in a delay of about 5 workdays).
For security reasons, we advise you not to talk about your new domain name until we validate it.

and below that it says:

Domain name checkout
: Regarding your forum activity, your domain name is offered by Forumotion.

It hasn't asked me what to pay, does this mean forumotion offered the domain to me for free?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:30 pm

You didn't have credits?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:47 pm

@Sanket wrote:You didn't have credits?
No I didn't have credits.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:17 pm

So i think if it let you order, it means you got it for free.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Guest on Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:26 pm

@Sanket wrote:So i think if it let you order, it means you got it for free.
If so, that is great news! I read somewhere when your forum is really active, you are granted with the gift of a free domain so maybe I got that. Smile

In any case I will post back here within the 5 business days it says i should be alerted.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by paint on Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:39 pm

So none of the information can be whoised? That's good to hear. Perhaps now the domain can be booked with ease. Smile

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by MrMario on Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:03 pm

Like I said that last couple times Forumotion doesn't share personal info.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by paint on Fri Sep 03, 2010 10:07 pm

Bump: We got a free domain offer but now it's gone since it vanished after this topic was resolved. Is there any way to get that free domain offer back or do we have to just stay active and aim for another chance at a free domain name?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:51 pm

Yes, i think thats what you will need to do.

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by paint on Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:03 am

So there's no way to reclaim that free offer?

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Re: Booking a domain name.

Post by Sanket on Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:08 am

Nopes, i think there is automated system which puts up that offer based on your activity points.
Ask your members to start posting loads for the next couple of days. Make sure you have a check on that section where you can buy the domain name.

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