When a company wants to set-up a new website, it has to go in for the registration of the domain name with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). ICANN is a non-profit organization which is responsible for managing the domain names. While going for it, the company can register its domain name as either private or public.
The details given to register the domain name are your name, address, contact number and e-mail address. When a company chooses to register its domain as public then all these details given to register the domain are made available to all the people who wants to view them through WHOIS.
But if go for the domain name registration as private, then this kind of information (your name, address, contact number and e-mail address) will be protected with the WHOIS. The information will not go to the global Internet database and…
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