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Important information about the temporary suspension of random drops during the .uk Right of Registration release

June 12, 2019 8:34 am

As you will be aware the five-year Right of Registration period ends at 6am BST (UTC+1) on the 25th of June 2019. To ensure a smooth release process we will temporarily suspend random drops of deleted domain names which we would normally carry out as part of our ‘business as usual’ registry services, at certain...

Updated date – GDPR compliance in the event of a “no deal” Brexit

March 29, 2019 9:10 am

Further to our previous announcement of ‘no deal’ Brexit clauses on 28 February, given the extension of the date the UK will leave the European Union (without a deal) from 29 March 2019 to 12 April 2019, we are updating our announcement to confirm that the .UK Registry-Registrar Agreement Schedule 3a ‘no deal’ data transfer...

GDPR compliance in the event of a “no deal” Brexit

February 28, 2019 11:30 am

Nominet has issued provisional clauses (Schedule 3a) which will be incorporated into the .UK Registry-Registrar Agreement on 29 March 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a withdrawal agreement in place. They will only apply to .UK registrars who process personal data in the EU, and are intended to cover...

February 2019 Infrastructure Testing

January 25, 2019 10:01 am

The infrastructure and technology through which we provide our core services provide critical services to the UK and beyond. We are committed to ensuring the infrastructure underpinning .UK and our gTLD services remains secure, reliable and resilient and we are undertaking some important disaster recovery testing in February. There will be no interruption to DNS and all websites and email...

22 January – Service Announcement

January 22, 2019 10:29 am

UPDATE 10:48 GMT (UTC)  We have resolved the www.nominet.uk website issue and it is now available. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will continue to monitor to ensure the website is operating as expected.   

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