What is the .cloud generic Top Level Domain Extension?
Cloud solutions are rapidly expanding and cloud-based companies are on the rise. With that in mind, the new .cloud domain extension is a great way for companies to expand their reach online. If you plan on offering cloud based solutions to your customers, .cloud helps your business online with a clear and distinct domain name.
Who can use the .cloud domain?
.cloud is great for businesses that offer cloud-based storage and business solutions. Because of the convenience of storing files, documents and information on the cloud, more businesses are searching for it online. Using a .cloud domain can help businesses reach the right audience online with a name that instantly conveys your services.
.cloud is a "Regulated Domain" which is subject to additional requirements mandated by ICANN.
- Legal Compliance: Registrants must comply with all applicable laws, including laws relating to privacy, data collection, consumer protection (including in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct) and applicable consumer laws in respect of fair lending, debt collection, organic farming (if applicable), disclosure of data and financial regulations;
- Health and Financial Information: Registrants must acknowledge and agree that those who collect and maintain sensitive health and financial data must implement reasonable and appropriate security measures commensurate with the offering of those services, as defined by applicable law;