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Privacy Policy

Last updated: 20th August 2020

Your privacy is important to us

It is whatsmydns.net's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.whatsmydns.net (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "whatsmydns.net"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy sets forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms of service.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, whatsmydns.net collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.

whatsmydns.net's purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how whatsmydns.net's visitors use its website.

From time to time, whatsmydns.net may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

whatsmydns.net also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for users. whatsmydns.net only discloses user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to whatsmydns.net's websites choose to interact with whatsmydns.net in ways that require whatsmydns.net to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that whatsmydns.net gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, users who use any search tools provide their search query which may be their personal website or contain other personally-identifying information.

whatsmydns.net may forward any search queries on to third-party services in order to return results to the user. This request does not include personally-identifying information on the user performing the search, unless the search query itself is personally-identifying.

whatsmydns.net's purpose in collecting this type of personally-identifying information to perform the search requested and to better understand how whatsmydns.net's visitors use its website.

whatsmydns.net makes reasonable efforts to ensure that certain personally-identifying information which is not suitable for search queries is removed from such search queries before being transmitted over the Internet.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by whatsmydns.net and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

Under CCPA, Californian residents have the right to declare their preferences on the sale of data for advertising and marketing purposes. If you wish to change your preferences, click this link to launch our preference portal:

Californian residents also have the right to access and/or delete collected data about them. If you wish to invoke either right, please see this link.

We use a third-party to provide monetisation technologies for our site. You can review their privacy and cookie policy here.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms of service of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.

Aggregated Statistics

whatsmydns.net may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. whatsmydns.net may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, whatsmydns.net does not disclose your personally-identifying information publicly.


To enrich and perfect your online experience, whatsmydns.net uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. whatsmydns.net uses cookies to help whatsmydns.net identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.whatsmydns.net, and their website access preferences. whatsmydns.net visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using whatsmydns.net's websites, with the drawback that certain features of whatsmydns.net's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to whatsmydns.net's use of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, whatsmydns.net may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at whatsmydns.net's sole discretion. whatsmydns.net encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Credit & Contact Information

This privacy policy was created at privacyterms.io and adapted to meet the specific needs of whatsmydns.net.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us via [email protected].