Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .SEX since August 2015 Price: see the .SEX price list
Terms and Conditions
Assigning: .SEX domains are open to everyone Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place) IDN (accented domain names): no Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during Sunrise TMCH, Sunrise B and Domain matching periods Subdomains: no Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service
Registration: the .SEX domain name launch occurs in 4 phases: - Sunrise TMCH (from September 1st to October 1st 2015): allows owners of a trademark registered with TMCH to request the domain name corresponding. - Sunrise B (from October 5th to October 30th 2015): allows persons who have obtained the reservation of a .xxx domain name during the .xxx Sunrise B period, to request the registration of the corresponding domain name. The request must be made with the Registrar you made your reservation request for the .xxx domain name in Sunrise B. For any registration during this period, please contact our support team. - Domain matching (from October 5th to October 30th 2015): allows holders of a .xxx domain name to request the registration of the corresponding domain name. The .xxx domain name must be registered as of October 1st 2015 and the request must be made with the Registrar of the .xxx domain name as of October 1st, 2015. For any registration during this period, please contact our support team. - General opening (November 4th 2015): open to anyone. During each phase, the request will be reviewed on a first-come first-served basis. Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date Disputes: URS Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged 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.