Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by VeriSign since September 2001 Number of domains managed by Gandi: over 3 000 .NAME as September 1st, 2010 Price: see .NAME price list
Terms and conditions
Assigning: .NAME domains are open to everyone, but the domain must correspond to a personal or pen name for which you have the right (see our contract for more detail) Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place) IDN: yes Registration period: 1 to 10 years Third-level domain: no Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service Email forwarding: Gandi does not provide the email forwarding of the Registry for 3rd-level domains (ex: firstname.lastname.name). In order to have an address like firstname.lastname@example.org at Gandi, you need to register a second-level .name domain (ex: lastname.name)
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date Disputes: UDRP Change of Registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days. Change of owner: available on our interface Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:
If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).
If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.