Whois privacy

The registry for .FRL domain name is based in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. As such, the registry has to adhere to Dutch privacy law. This privacy law enforces that FRL Registry BV controls who uses the data that we have stored on private persons, and as such forbids that names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses of Dutch private persons can be accessed and used freely over the internet by any person or organization.

schermafbeelding-2016-09-21-om-12-12-45Therefore, the WHOIS service of .FRL shows no data that can be related to private persons. Instead, if a private person has registered a domain name, the WHOIS will show “Whois privacy protected” instead of the private persons contact details.

For parties that need access to the WHOIS for legal or law enforcement reasons, there is a login available that gives access to the full and open WHOIS data of all .FRL domain names.

To request access to the full WHOIS data of .FRL, please do the following:

Our team will contact you about the WHOIS access and supply the login credentials.


Click here for the complete .FRL policy on the usage of WHOIS data and the data protection rules.

Click here for the web-whois of .FRL

Click here for the ICANN whois policy information and educational materials