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Website Terms

DNS Research Federation Website Legal Notices

We are DNS Research Federation, a company registered in England and Wales under company registration number 13602141. Our registered office is at Lincoln House Pony Road, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, OX4 2RD. Our VAT registration number is 403164440.

If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected].

These terms apply to your access and use of our website at: (our website). You should view the Privacy Policy which explains what personal data we collect when you use our website. These terms do not apply to the use of the data that is available on a subscription basis via our website – our Data Terms govern the access to and use of our data [].

By accessing our website, you acknowledge that these terms are legally binding. If you don’t agree with any of these terms, you should stop accessing and using our website.

Accessing our website:

We reserve the right to suspend the operation of our website at any time. We may also restrict access to some parts of our website to users who have registered with us.


We want to ensure that our website is as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using our website, please let us know by emailing [email protected].

Changes to our website: We update our website regularly and may change the content at any time. If we update any existing content, we’ll bring this to your attention at the top of the relevant page.

Copyright and intellectual property:

All copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and its content (including logos, illustrations, text and videos) belong to us or our licensors. Unless we say otherwise, all rights are reserved. If you’re in any doubt about whether you can use anything on our website, please contact us for clarification.

Infringing Content: We will use reasonable efforts to remove any content where we become aware that it is inappropriate, defamatory, and/or infringes intellectual property rights. If you believe that any content that is distributed or published by the website is inappropriate, defamatory or infringes intellectual property rights, you must contact us immediately using the contact details at the top of this page.

External links:

We have no control over, and don’t accept any responsibility for, the content of any third party website. If we link to any third party website, this doesn’t mean that we endorse or recommend the organisation which operates it.

Linking to content on our website: You can create links to any content on our website, however you mustn’t do so in any way which is misleading or suggests any relationship between us where one doesn’t exist. We’re not obliged to notify you if any content you’ve linked to has been updated, moved or deleted.


If you need a username or password to access any part of our website you agree to: (i) ensure that any details provided to us are accurate; keep your username or password confidential; and (ii) let us know promptly if you believe that your username or password has been compromised. We may terminate your access to any password-protected areas of our website at any time, if we believe that your use of our website is affecting the security and stability of our website or is detrimental to other users.

Reliance on content and opinions included within, our content:

Our website, and content published on it, is for information purposes only. While we aim to ensure that any content is correct at the time it is published, we can’t guarantee that it will continue to be correct at the time you access it. We don’t accept any liability or responsibility of any nature, arising from any reliance placed by you or anyone else on the content published on our website. Opinions expressed are those of the person stating them, and should not be considered an expression of fact, or the opinion of DNS Research Federation. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude our liability for direct, indirect or consequential loss. 

Governing law and jurisdiction:

The laws of England and Wales apply to these Terms and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. 

If you live outside the United Kingdom, English law shall apply only to the extent that English law shall not deprive you of any legal protection accorded in accordance with the law of the place where you are habitually resident (Local Law). In the event English law deprives you of any legal protection which is accorded to you under Local Law, then these terms shall be governed by Local Law and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts where you are habitually resident.