Request to delete illegally appropriated information in the Whois database

This form allows you to ask Afnic to delete illegally appropriated information about you in the Whois database

If a person has registered a domain name without your knowledge under your identity, then you are a victim of identity theft.

 

In order to know exactly which domain names have been registered using your identity, please use the form "Request to access your information in the Whois database".

 

To obtain the deletion of illegally appropriated information about you in the Whois database, you must first lodge a complaint with the competent authorities (police or gendarmerie) and then send a copy of the complaint to us with the following form, to juridique@afnic.fr.

 

Download the Request form

to delete illegaly appropriated information in the Whois database  (755 Ko)

 

This file can be open, filled and saved with Adobe Acrobat Reader, available for free.

Latest version in force: June 2019

 

To learn more about the handling of identity theft at Afnic, please see our Practical Guide.

 

Warning: this form does not allow you to:

  • challenge a domain name registered under a name that is the same or similar to your family name and your first name. To do so, please consult the procedure and the documentation relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures;
  • challenge domain names registered without your knowledge using the contact details of your company, as a legal entity, without your personal data being used in the registration.  To do so, please consult the procedure and the documentation relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures;
  • request the deletion of your personal information processed by Afnic. To do so, please send an email to Afnic's DPO at juridique@afnic.fr specifying the purpose of your request and enclosing an identity document.

 

For any other request, please send a message to our support service using this form.

 

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