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COVID-19 coronavirus update: Nominet Support Fund to support registrars and their registrants with renewals

April 3, 2020 11:35 am

In recognition of the unprecedented challenges for small businesses, we have today put in place a Nominet Support Fund (NSF) to support registrars and their registrants with renewals.   Registrars can apply for a temporary discount on renewal pricing to complement a discount or package they are offering registrants who, due to financial difficulties, might otherwise be unable to renew.  The fund will cover the one-year wholesale...

Change to .UK domain wholesale prices

October 14, 2019 1:33 pm

Following the annual review of pricing, the wholesale cost for a .UK domain registration or renewal will change to £3.90 per year from 13 January 2020. The 15p per domain increase reflects some of the increased costs of running the business since prices last changed in 2016.  Having absorbed the majority of the costs, we...

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...

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