NIC's Privacy Policy

NIC's Commitment to Privacy
NIC recognizes whether you are an existing client or are considering a relationship with us, you have an interest in how we collect, maintain, and use information about you. We respect your right to privacy and want you to know how we handle the information we receive from you via the Internet.

Personal Information
When you visit the NIC website and use it to communicate with us, we will not collect personal information about you, unless you provide that information voluntarily. If you provide personal information voluntarily, we will not sell, license or transmit that information outside NIC and those affiliated companies involved in administering or providing contracted services, unless required to do so by legal, judicial or governmental proceedings, or in accordance with an express authorization you have given us. Once we have responded to your communication, it may be discarded or archived, depending on the nature of the inquiry.

Personal information can be anything that identifies you or your accounts. It may be volunteered in a form submitted through our website or sent to NIC via e-mail.

General Information
When you visit our website, NIC may collect general or usage information such as the type of browser you use, the pages you visit, and your domain name. We may use this information to improve the performance and content of our site to better meet your needs. Users' IP addresses help us project problems with our server and functionally administer our website. NIC may also use IP addresses to collect broad demographic information about visitors. This information does not identify you personally, and therefore, NIC cannot use this information for direct marketing or solicitation of business.

Using E-mail
Please note that your e-mail, like most, if not all, non-encrypted Internet e-mail communications, may be accessed and viewed by other Internet users, without your knowledge and permission, while in transit to the receiver. To best protect your privacy, please do not use e-mail for confidential communication. We encourage customers to send confidential correspondence through the postal service or by using the telephone to speak to our employees. We are not responsible for the security or confidentiality of communications you send to us through the e-mail process.

There are locations on our website with special provisions for a more secure environment in which we can exchange information with you. At each of these locations, we will provide you with appropriate instructions.

Changes to this Statement
NIC may change our Commitment to Privacy statement from time to time without notice. This statement is not intended to, nor does it create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

NIC's goal is to protect your information on the Internet with the same diligence that we use whenever we interact with you directly.