DOMAIN NAME TRANSFER AGREEMENT
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.1. OVERVIEW
This Domain Name Transfer Agreement (this “Agreement”) is entered into by and between GoDaddy.com, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, or in the event of a .ca domain name, by and between Go Daddy Domains Canada, Inc., a British Columbia corporation (each "GoDaddy") and you, and is made effective as of the date of electronic acceptance. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of GoDaddy's Domain Name Transfer services (the “Services”) to transfer a registered domain name from another domain name registrar to GoDaddy as the domain name registrar.
Your electronic acceptance of this Agreement signifies that you have read, understand, acknowledge and agree to be bound by this Agreement, along with GoDaddy’s Universal Terms of Service Agreement, Domain Name Registration Agreement, and Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, which are incorporated herein by reference.
The terms “we”, “us” or “our” shall refer to GoDaddy. The terms “you”, “your”, “User” or “customer” shall refer to any individual or entity who accepts this Agreement. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
GoDaddy, in its sole and absolute discretion, may change or modify this Agreement, and any policies or agreements which are incorporated herein, at any time, and such changes or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting to the GoDaddy website (this “Site”). You acknowledge and agree that (i) GoDaddy may notify you of such changes or modifications by posting them to this Site and (ii) your use of this Site or the Services found at this Site after such changes or modifications have been made (as indicated by the “Last Revised” date at the top of this page) shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement as last revised. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement as last revised, do not use (or continue to use) this Site or the Services found at this Site. In addition, GoDaddy may occasionally notify you of changes or modifications to this Agreement by email. It is therefore very important that you keep your account (“Account”) information, including your email address, current. GoDaddy assumes no liability or responsibility for your failure to receive an email notification if such failure results from an inaccurate or out-of-date email address.
GoDaddy is an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ICANN accredited registrar. You acknowledge and agree that as an ICANN-accredited registrar, GoDaddy is bound by an agreement with ICANN. You acknowledge and agree that GoDaddy may modify this Agreement in order to comply with its agreement with ICANN, as well as any other terms and conditions set forth by (i) ICANN and/or (ii) the registry applicable to the top level domain TLD or country code top level domain ccTLD in question. As used herein, the terms registry, Registry, registry operator or Registry Operator shall refer to the registry applicable to the TLD or ccTLD in question. To identify the sponsoring registrar, click here.
This Agreement will be effective upon acceptance of the Registration and Transfer agreements in Step 3 of the Online Transfer Application process.
2.A. Steps for Transferring Your Domain Name Registration
NOTE: Once the transfer is complete, you will be able to RENEW, MODIFY DNS, and perform other functions by logging into your Account Manager. Complete all required information requested through the online transfer application, i.e. contact information, nameserver information, etc. Proceed through to the shopping cart and pay for your transfer(s). Update your Administrative Contact's email address at your current registrar. We will be contacting the Administrative Contact's email address for transfer approval. The transfer will only be initiated upon approval from your Administrative Contact. Once initiated, a transfer will be accepted or denied by the losing registrar within five (5) days.
2.B. Failed or Rejected Transfer Requests
GoDaddy may elect to accept or reject your domain name transfer application for any reason at its sole discretion. Rejections may include, but are not limited to:
The current Registrar rejected the transfer;
The original registration took place less than sixty (60) days prior to the transfer request;
The domain name has been placed in a locked status by either the Registry or by the losing registrar;
The domain was transferred to GoDaddy less than sixty (60) days prior to the transfer request;
The domain name expired but was not renewed;
The domain name expired and was renewed during the forty-five (45) day grace period and the forty-five (45) day grace period has not yet passed;
The Domain Name Registrant was changed less than sixty (60) days prior to the transfer request;
There was a Change of Account less than ten (10) days prior to the transfer request;
Any pending bankruptcy of the current domain name holder;
Any dispute over the identity of the domain name holder;
Any situation described in the Dispute Policy; or
Transfer orders over thirty (30) days old.
2.C. Terms for Transferring