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On its website, the DNS.PT Association provides information on domain names under the .pt TLD and initiatives carried out within the scope of its activity, namely domain search, WHOIS, domain registration, on-line management of existing domains, renewals and payments, access to national and international news on activities in this field, DNSSEC security, statistics, technical assessment of domains, domain conversion – IDN.



This website is managed and operated by the Association DNS.PT – with its head office at Rua Latino Coelho, n.º 13, 5.º, Lisboa, Portugal

As the result of legislative decision embodied in the Decree-Law n º 55/2013 of 17 April was formally established the private Association  DNS.PT, which now operates independently of FCCN. Thus, all possible references to FCCN in this site are due to the fact that the management of the ccTLD .pt was responsibility of this institution until the May, 31, 2013.  

All existing items on this website, namely text, images, graphics, files, layout, structure, among others, is protected by the law on intellectual property and, especially by Copyright protection.The above-mentioned items may not therefore be copied for commercial use or for distribution, nor modified or re-sent to other websites.This website may also contain images that constitute third-party intellectual property, and are equally subject to the laws applicable to the protection of copyright and intellectual property.

Insertion, alteration or suppression of the information provided on this website, by the user and without the due consent of the Association DNS.PT, as well as the interference with the IT system which supports it in order to hinder or disturb its functioning and generally any behaviour which comprises the practice of IT-related crimes, is prohibited and punishable by law and the Association DNS.PT will take the necessary measures so that the offender is punished according to civil and/or criminal law.

All the content and functionalities of the website are available as is, and the information contained therein does not constitute any advice or recommendation, nor does it establish any contractual liability, except where otherwise expressed.The Association DNS.PT shall not be held responsible for the absolute accuracy and timeliness of any information contained on the website, except when it has acted in fraud or gross negligence.

Any data, commentaries, suggestions, information or content, transmitted by the user or sent to the Website, by electronic mail, form or any other means, shall be considered of private use and for the exclusive use of the Association DNS.PT or an entity designated by it.

This website may include links to websites operated by third parties.Therefore, the Association DNS.PT is not liable for the quality, veracity or update of the statements reproduced on the websites to which the hypertext links are sent, also known as  "hyperlinks" or "links" present on this website, given it has no control over them.

The provision of personal details on this website is only for the purposes that are indicated expressly and in good time.Handling of the aforementioned data is confidential and the responsibility of the Association DNS.PT.The registrant has the right to access and rectify his or her personal details and may do so personally or in writing, to the address of this institution duly identified on the website, at any time and without any charge, within the terms of Law No. 67/98 of 26 October.

The Association DNS.PT reserves the right to bar or condition access to this website or change the conditions of it by any user.Change to the present Legal Warnings or even, in the last instance, the removal of this Website, may be carried out at any time and with immediate effect without the necessity for prior communication to its users.

This website was created and operates in compliance with Portuguese Law.Any litigation arising from it shall be governed by Portuguese law, appointing for this purpose the Courts of the Jurisdiction of Lisbon, to the exclusion of any other.

I declare that I have read, understand and accept the above Legal Warnings.Any clarification on the present matter should be addressed to:rp@dns.pt.



The written content available from day 1 January 2012 in this website, whose sole responsibility is of Association DNS.PT, follow the rules of the Orthographic Agreement.