Last updated: 20th August 2020
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.
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.
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 have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services.
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.