Domain privacy is a service offered by several domain name registrars. Customers can purchase privacy from the company. The company will replace the customers’ information the WHOIS with the info of a forwarding service (for email and postal mail - by a proxy server) such as eNom's "ID Protect". or "Domains by Proxy, Inc." Protecting your domain is critical and you can look at these few tips on how to protect your domain.
Domain privacy services have gained popularity over past recent years and the service is offered by many web hosting providers such as (GoDaddy, Sedo, & Namecheap) All these companies have good reputation to register a domain. Domain privacy allows owners to hide their contact info from the public eye, as a means to prevent the owner from receiving spam.
A private domain registration will keep your information (name, email address, etc.) out of the global Internet database, and will prevent a spam and/or risks to customers personal info, such as identity theft.
You may be interested in private domain registration, especially if you don't like your details being available online. Private domain registration ensures that your details are hidden from public view. A company such as GoDaddy, 1and1 and network solutions offers private registration. Without a private registration, anyone can see the details of a domain registrant by using the "WHOIS" database.
WHOIS Privacy is a service that prevents your private information from being displayed in the Whois directory. WHOIS Privacy service updates your domain name and prevents your information from being used for spam.