REGULATIONS for Registration of a .KG Domain Name
DOMAIN - zone of Internet hierarchical names that is serviced by a set of Domain Name Servers (DNS) and is provided with centralized administration. A domain has its identification name.
.KG - two-alphabetical code of the Kyrgyz Republic according to International ISO-3166 Standard.
DOMAIN REGISTRATION - receiving and registering information about the domain and its Holder in Domain Name Database (DND) in order to ensure the uniqueness of the domain name and also to receive the rights for the Domain Holder to administer the domain name.
The domain name registration service is considered to be provided from the time it was registered in DND.
DOMAIN DELEGATION granting the right to use a .KG domain (domain name) during the account period, receiving and registering the data about the domain name and corresponding domain name servers (DNS) specified by the domain name Holder into .KG zone thus providing functioning of the domain name within the frame of International Internet System.
ADMINISTRATOR - a legal entity that provides a .KG domain name registration and maintenance services to the domain name Holder during a paid-up account period.
DOMAIN NAME HOLDER - a legal entity or a natural person that registers a domain/domains and enters information into the Registration form.
REGISTRATION FORMa form that has to be filled in at: www.domain.kg
ACCOUNT PERIOD - a one-year period during which the information about the domain is to be stored in DND. The date of the domain name registration is considered to be the beginning of the first account period.
ADMINISTERING A DOMAIN - establishing the order of the domain use, providing the domain name technical support, arranging payment for the domain operation service.
DOMAIN NAME RE-REGISTRATION updating of information about the domain name after termination of the account period. The domain name re-registration ensures the renewal of the domain delegation period for the next account period.
DOMAIN NAME RE-DELEGATION - organizational and technical measures on transferring domain name administration rights to another domain name Holder.
TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF A DOMAIN - technical actions aimed at ensuring the domain operation (a domain name server capacity, timely delivery of information required for the domain normal operation).
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS OF ADMINISTERING THE .KG ZONE
ASIAINFO LTD.(hereinafter referred to as the Administrator) provides the .KG zone administration. The .KG zone Administrator is authorized to administer the .KG zone by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The Administrator provides administration of the .KG zone based on available at his disposal technical facilities according to the present Regulations.
A domain name (domain names) is/ are registered via the Internet Registration form at: www.domain.kg or by making a contract with the Administrator.
When registering the domain, the domain name Holder shall confirm that he won't violate and won't restrict the rights of any third party. The domain name Holder is responsible both for possible infringement of a trademark, name, copyright, etc. of any third party and for conflict situations as to using domain names of other institutions.
All the contacts specified in DND shall be accessed by email given in the Registration form. In case of inaccessibility of contacts by email the Administrator does not bear any responsibility for failure to receive information messages sent to them.
If the domain name Holder gives a non-complete or inadequate information during a domain /domains registration and the payment is not made within the time stipulated in the Regulations, the registration is considered to be invalid.
A domain name and the right to administer the domain name are not considered to be the object of purchase and sale.
2. PROCEDURES OF REGISTERING THE .KG DOMAIN NAME
To register a domain name it is necessary to enter the information about the domain name Holder via the Internet Registration form at: www.domain.kg or make an agreement with the Administrator.
After the domain name/domain names have been checked for their uniqueness during primary registration, the domain name is registered in Domain Name Database and has INACTIVE status until payment for the domain has been made.
The Proforma Invoice for registration services shall be sent to the email address specified by the domain name Holder within three (3) working days from the domain registration date. In case of failure to receive the Proforma Invoice within three days from the domain name registration date, the Holder should apply to the Billing Department by sending email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call at: +(996) 312 96 44 88.
In case the domain name registration fee has not been received at the Administrator account within thirty (30) calendar days from the domain name registration date, the domain name is automatically cancelled. The cancelled domain name can be assigned to any other customer.
The registered domain name becomes activated within three (3) working days from the receipt of 100% payment to the Administrator account (if the domain name has not been cancelled) on conditions that the domain name Holder will send an obligatory written notification as to payment affected. After payment has been affected, the domain acquires the status ACTIVE for the paid-up account period.
The domain name Holder shall effect payment in accordance with paragraph 6 of the Regulations and current rates. Payment for domain name registration ensures the information storage concerning a registered domain name in the Domain Name Database during the paid account period.
Payment for the domain/domains re-registration ensures the information storage about the re-registered domain/domains for the next paid account period.
Domain name/domain names are not registered in the following cases:
3.TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF DOMAIN REGISTRATION AND DELEGATION
A domain name can be registered and delegated only if at least two domain name servers (primary and secondary DNS) providing support of a delegated domain name are available. At the same time at least two of them must be located in different IP-networks (in different category C networks according to conventional terminology) and must be provided with reliable connection to the Internet. "Reliable connection" means the connection when the total time during which there is no connection with a server does not exceed two hours a day.
A domain name must consist of more than one symbol, it must start and end with a letter of the Latin alphabet or a digit. Letters, digits or a hyphen may be intermediary symbols.
In case of failure to fulfill items 3.1, 3.2 of the Regulations within more than one month the Administrator has the right to suspend delegation of the domain name until the server maintenance violations have been eliminated. In this case the fee for a suspended period of time is not paid back and the commencement date of accounting period is not changed. During suspension of the domain name delegation all the rights for administering the domain belong to the domain name Holder.
In case the information about a legal entity or private individual contained in Domain Name Database becomes invalid (is changed) it has to be updated by the domain name Holder within one month at most from the date of its change.
In case the information about a legal entity or about a private individual in the .KG Domain Name
In case the domain name Holder infringes trademark, name rights, copyrights, the law of the Kyrgyz Republic, etc. the Administrator has the right to stop delegating the domain until the information has been specified or to cancel it in pursuance of the court decision or other circumstances. In case the domain name Holder violates the rights of any third party or the law of the Kyrgyz Republic, payment for domain registration and re-registration is not paid back.
In case the documentary confirmation as to the validity of the information contained in Domain Name Database is to be provided on the request of the Administrator, a legal entity or a natural person has to provide a documentary confirmation about the information accuracy within one month at most from the date the first request was sent. Requests should be e-mailed by the Administrator to the domain name Holder contact address in the Domain Name Database.
In case of failure to fulfill items 1.5, 3.7, 3.9 of the Regulations the Administrator has the right to stop delegating the domain/domains which contain references about a legal entity or a natural person when the information about them becomes invalid or requires confirmation. The Administrator shall renew a domain/domains delegation procedure within three (3) working days from the date of new information delivery or confirmation delivery concerning its validity.
In case a legal entity or a private individual fails to provide the requested information or fails to confirm the validity of the information available in DND in accordance with the Administrator's request, the domain name/names are considered to be cancelled.The funds for work regarding domain name/domain names registration or re-registration are not paid back to the domain name Holder.
4.DOMAIN NAME RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
A domain name can be re-registered after 100% service payment. The Administrator shall send a domain re-registration Proforma Invoice to the domain name Holder at email contact address before termination of the account period.
In case of failure to receive the re-registration Proforma Invoice within thirty (30) days before termination of the account period the domain name Holder has to apply to the Billing Department at: email@example.com or by phone: +(996) 312 964488.
The domain name Holder shall pay for domain re-registration services in accordance with paragraph 6 of the Regulations.
Re-registration procedure guarantees information storage about a registered domain name in DND during the next paid account period.
Delegation of the Administrator of the domain is suspended if the registration of a domain owner does not extend to the end of its validity. In the case of the renewal of registration to the time of its cancellation, the delegation of the Administrator of the domain is restored within 3 (three) working days.
Domain name registration is canceled Administrator, if it does not own the domain will be renewed within thirty (30) calendar days from the date of the termination of registration of the domain.
5.DOMAIN RE-DELEGATION PROCEDURE
The domain name Holder can re-delegate a domain name to another legal entity or another natural person via the Registration form at: www.domain.kg or based on the official letter from the domain name Holder and under the observance of the Regulations.
A letter can be send by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at: +996 (312) 964488.
A legal entity or a natural person the domain name is re-delegated to shall perform the procedures given in paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Regulations.
6.COST OF SERVICES AND PAYMENT PROCEDURES
Cost of services for domain name registration or re-registration is calculated according to tariffs being in force on the date of payment (Supplement 2) without taking taxes into account*.
GOV.KG, MIL.KG domains are registered for public institutions only.
Renewal of lost password to administer the domain can be done on: www.domain.kg or upon the application from the domain name holder in written form.
Either form of payment (by transfer or cash) can be used both for legal entities and private individuals.
Domain Name Holder bears expenses for transferring funds.
Proforma Invoice for a .kg domain name registration (re-registration) and support services is to be sent to the email address specified in the domain name Holder contact information.
When completing a payment document the domain name Holder should:
When making payment by transfer the domain name Holder has to notify the Administrator about the payment made by sending a copy of payment order (with indication of the domain name/domain names, a payee and payer particulars of the payment) by fax at: +(996) 312 96 44 88 or by email at: email@example.com.
The domain registration and re-registration payment date is considered to be the date the funds have been received at the Administrator account.
One can get the original Invoice for service payment at: 175 Sovetskaya Str., Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic.
In case of anticipatory refusal of the domain/domains, the domain name Holder has to notify in writing about the domain cancel but for all that the funds paid for registration are not paid back.
In case the domain name Holder fails to fulfill items 6.7 and 6.8 of the Regulations, there can be an untimely record of the payment made and even the domain deletion from Domain Name Database. In case of failure to fulfill the terms and conditions of the Regulations and for possible negative consequences for the Holder (domain name deletion) the domain name Holder is responsible for occurred consequences.
* - The domain name Holder is tax exempt in case of providing supporting documents. This information is considered to be valid for legal entities and private individuals located within the territory of Kyrgyzstan.
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