What is the .download generic Top Level Domain extension?
Every day, we download files, presentations and more on the web. Whether it's visiting a website or accessing emails on a mobile devices, there's a necessary download going on behind the scenes.
Share files and information on .download
The new .download domain is a flexible domain extension and can be used for a wide variety of purposes. Whether it is sharing files with your team or used as a marketing tool, .download provides businesses and organizations a new namespace to host files on the web.
For example, brands can use Company.Download to share new marketing whitepapers, documents and information on an easy to remember URL. SaaS companies can also use the .download domain extension to create a secure portal where customers and clients can easily download software updates, find the latest information about updates, new products and more online.
Uses for the .download domain extension
The .download domain extension is perfect for businesses and organizations that want to share files quickly and securely. Instead of using a URL such as www.YourCompany.com/files/clients/guides, a domain name like www.YourCompany.download/guides is much easier to share with team members, clients and partners online.
.download gTLD Requirements
.download 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;