The identity of a domain owner for a legal entity is publicly available, and can be accessed via domain search field on nic.ge website or through WHOIS service located at whois.nic.ge.
The identity of a domain name for a natural person is confidential, with the following information being accessible:
If for the purposes of legal protection of the possibly violated rights/interests, the third party asks the registrar or the registry to disclose information that hasn’t been provided by WHOIS service concerning the registrant that registered a domain name in supposed violation of the legal rights and interests of any such third party, or if information is solicited by a competent body under the requirements of the corresponding legislation or/and for a legal dispute over a domain name, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, the registrar or/and registry is entitled to provide information to the third party or body concerning the Arbitration and Mediation Center.
WHOIS is an intermediary service for transferring information on domain names and registrants to the Public Data Communications Network.
The registry is authorized to use WHOIS service to publish on the registry’s website information specified in the application by the registrant on his ID and the domain name registered in his name, including the following GDRP data:
For the natural person:
For the legal entity:
.GE domain registry is a legal entity registered under the Legislation of Georgia that carries out administration of the .GE country code top-level domain (ccTLD), ensures the functioning of the domain name registry, safe and uninterrupted functioning of the .GE top-level domain (TLD) servers, and provides regular update on the .GE top-level domain data. Caucasus Online LLC is the administrator of the.GE country code top-level domain.
.GE domain registrar is a legal entity accredited by the registry to provide registration services to registrants under the registrar’s agreement.
If a registrar stops functioning through the procedure of transfer, the registry will temporarily retrieve the domain names from the registrar’s portfolio and will create temporary profiles for registrants on the registry’s webpage. The registrant must transfer the domain name to a certain registrar within 30 days. The terms of transfer exempt the registrant from paying the transfer fee.
The contact information is updated from the personal profile on the registry’s webpage or by sending an application to the registry’s official email. The natural person must attach the copy of his ID to the application. The legal entity must submit an official letter with signature and seal.
Contact email address can be changed from the personal profile on the registry’s webpage or by sending an application to the registry’s official email. The natural person must attach the copy of his ID to the application. The legal entity must submit an official letter with signature and seal.
The registry is authorized to refuse to register a domain name, in the same way the registrar is authorized to deny the request of the registrant to register the domain name or suspend domain name registration based on the essential ground, including the following:
The registry and/or registrar shall cancel the domain name registration:
The Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is entitled to initiate administrative proceedings if the third party (plaintiff) submits a proper application and provides the proof that:
Once the domain name is transferred, the registrant shall be replaced by the transferring (new) registrant.
Upon the receipt of the request for transfer of the domain name the registrar forwards to the registry an electronic consent of the transferring registrant and registrant receiving the domain name, evidencing intention of the Registrant receiving the domain name to register the domain name in his/her name, and also intention of the transferring Registrant to transfer such domain name.
Transfer of the domain name can also be done with the final decision of court or alternative dispute resolution body which entered into force and/or with the respective writ of execution.