.UK Domain Name Registration Terms and Conditions for Schools ICT Services
How to contact us
Schools ICT Services
Brighton & Hove City Council
Tel: 01273 293663
Please contact us using one of the contact methods above about issues relating to domain names between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. Outside of those times we recommend you email email@example.com. We aim to respond to your contact within 5 business days and aim to resolve any issues you have within 15 business days.
To register a domain name
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the domain name you wish to register and full contact details. A member of our team will aim to make contact with you within 3 working days with further instructions and with details of how to pay.
NB: If your intended domain name ends sch.uk please note that these are much more tightly restricted, please contact us on the above address for more information & how to proceed with registering for one of these domains.
Reporting abuse and complaints
If you wish to raise a complaint about abuse you have received (for example phishing scams, spam emails etc), please contact us at email@example.com with as much detail about the abuse. We will investigate your complaint within 5 business days.
If you wish to make a complaint about a service you have received, please submit an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org including as much detail from the issue you have. We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 business days and aim to resolve any issues within 15 business days.
If you’re not happy with the initial outcome of your complaint, then you are able to escalate your issue to Nominet (the .uk registry) here
Nominet’s Terms and Conditions
When registering a domain name with us you agree also to Nominet’s domain name registration Terms and Conditions: https://www.nominet.uk/domain-registration-tandc or https://www.nominet.uk/go/terms
Domain name charges and other information
· Domain names registered with Nominet (the .UK registry) are £25 per annum.
· Registrations are made initially for a minimum of a 1 year term.
· You will need to make payment in advance by either journal or bank transfer (details provided when you submit a domain).
· If a domain name cannot be registered, you will be fully refunded within 30 days.
· We impose no termination charges.
Renewing domain names
All domains are renewed on an annual basis, we will send out reminder emails 30 days, 10 days, 5 days and 1 day before expiry. We will send the emails to the email address on the account, it is the registrant’s responsibility to make sure their contact details are up to date. WE take no responsibility if your domain renewal fails due to your contact details being incorrect.
If you do not wish to renew a domain, please make sure you contact us a minimum of 15 days before your domain expires by emailing us at email@example.com
All domains will be auto renewed 2 days in advance of the domain name expiring and will be billed 2 days in advance.
Expiring domain names
If you do not renew your domain before its expiry date it will have all services we provide suspended and you will have up to 30 days (protected period) after to renew the domain name at the original renewal fee.
After 30 days your domain will be suspended and will go into a 60-day grace period which you can still renew your domain name but with an additional redemption fee of £100 + VAT. This must be requested by email before the 80th day after your domain has expired, after 90 days your domain will be cancelled and deleted from the register and made available for resale through a third-party registrar. WE will not guarantee the renewal of a domain name.
In renewing this domain(s) you are agreeing to the registrars and the registries terms and conditions.
Link to Terms and Conditions available here.