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What is ID Shield?

Everyday domain owner's information is exposed in the Public Whois Database. The privacy such as name, address, phone number and email address is available to spammers, scammers, harassers and even worse.

OnlineNIC provides domain owners with ID Shield Service --- a perfect solution to protect the privacy and stop domain-related spam.


What are benefits of using ID Shield?

1. Protect your privacy

2. Prevent identity theft and data mining

3. Stop domain-related spam

4. Decrease the chance of unauthorized domain transfer


How does ID Shield work?

We replace your registrant, technical, admin and billing information with OnlineNIC ID Shield Whois.

Although the whois information shows our information, you retain full ownership of the domain.

You can pause/ resume your ID Shield service on a domain for three times for free.

You have complete control over the domain; you can manage all facets of the domain via your control panel like domains without ID Shield service.

Email address listed in each contact will be changed constantly to avoid being bombarded by spammer.


How does ID Shield protect you from spam?

Due to OnlineNIC's dynamic email system, your visible email address is constantly changing, so while it is being harvested and redistributed, it will change and the previous address will no longer work for the spammer. The ID Shield Service also secures and maintains your real email address on file so you receive important information regarding your domain.


What if i want to prove ownership of domain which is protected by ID Shield.

You have the ability to temporarily disable the ID Protect service through your domain control panel. Turn off the service and the whois information will be restored from the real one on file. You have 3 times to use pause ID shield for free. $2 per operation will be charged for additonal pause/start.


Does ID shield support all types of domain name?

No, this service is available for .com .net .org .biz .mobi .info .in and almost all new gTLDs. 


Is Domain ID Shield Service Free?

You can apply ID Shield for your domain via You are here:鈥侻anage Domain鈥>> List My Domains. And You can pause/resume your ID Shield service on a domain for three times for free. Hereafter $2 will be charged for more operation each. 


Should I need to Apply ID Shield Every Year?

There is no need to do that. If a domain is renewed and it has been applied for ID Shield, then the ID Shield service for the domain will also be renewed. 



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