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Terms of use

These General Terms and Conditions govern the use of the Registry .si website ( and the content published on it.

All content displayed on this website is for information purposes, and is the property of the national Registry .si, which operates under the auspices of the Academic and Research Network of Slovenia (ARNES) with its registered office at Tehnološki park 18, 1000 Ljubljana (hereinafter: »Registry .si«).

By accessing the Registry .si website, the User confirms that he is acquainted with the General Terms and Conditions of Use of the website and undertakes to use the website exclusively in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions.

Registry .si reserves the right to change the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions at any time and without prior notice in order to ensure compliance with the legislation or business needs of Registry .si. The User agrees that by accessing the Registry .si website, he accepts the currently valid General Terms and Conditions.

WHOIS terms of use

The information obtained through the WHOIS lookup service is for informational purposes only. By submitting a query to our WHOIS lookup service, you agree to the restrictions on the use of WHOIS and WHOIS data as follows:

  • You may not allow, enable or otherwise support the transmission of unsolicited, commercial advertising or other solicitations, whether via email or otherwise;
  • You may not use the information to target advertising in any possible way;
  • You may not cause inconvenience the domain name holders in any possible way by sending them messages (whether by automated, electronic processes capable of enabling high volumes or other possible means);
  • You may not copy, extract and/or publish contents of the WHOIS database.

The Registry runs a WHOIS lookup service that enables the user to obtain basic information about the domain name, domain name holder, technical contact and registrar with the domain name entry. If domain name holder is a natural person, only an email address will be disclosed. Domain name holders can disclose more data at their own discretion.

The publicly accessible WHOIS lookup service is easy to use, it ensures transparency and stability of the domain system under .si and increases trust in the .si domain names:

  • it makes it possible to contact the domain name holder;
  • it provides information on technical contact when technical problems occur;
  • it contributes to preventing illegal content online.


Registry .si has exclusive copyright and other intellectual property rights over all content on the Registry .si website, including the entire web design of the Registry .si website. The use of content on the Registry .si website is limited and permitted only under the conditions set out below, or under the conditions stated for individual content.

Content published on the Registry .si website (especially articles or texts, infographics, screenshots, videos, etc.) may only be used for non-commercial purposes, unless explicitly stated otherwise for individual content. Any commercial use of the content on the Registry .si website (e.g. reproduction, distribution, online sharing, public display, etc.) is prohibited without the written consent of Registry .si.

Registry .si explicitly allows the use of content on the Registry .si website for non-commercial purposes for educational and research needs to all educational, research and academic institutions and organizations, as well as to museums, libraries, archives, social enterprises, non-governmental organizations and other entities, when they carry out educational and research activities non-commercially. To this end, Registry .si allows the reproduction, distribution, making available to the public, public display and processing of the content on the Registry .si website. This permission applies only to content where the exclusive copyright holder is Registry .si, but not to content that is protected by third-party copyright or other rights. The latter content remains the exclusive property of third parties, and may only be used under the conditions set by the copyright holders.

These General Terms and Conditions do not in any way restrict the use of content on the Registry .si website in accordance with the exceptions and limitations to copyright provided by the Copyright and Related Rights Act (e.g. right of access by the general public to information, citation, use for the needs of disabled people, use for teaching purposes, private use, etc.).

When using the content on the Registry .si website, the User must correctly state the source and authorship of the work.

Registry .si reserves the right to make individual content available under conditions other than those stated, and/or under conditions from free licenses (such as Creative Commons licenses). In such a case, the terms of use of the content are appropriately marked next to the individual content. In the event of a discrepancy between these General Terms and Conditions and the conditions set out in the individual content, the latter shall prevail.

Questions regarding the use of content on the Registry .si website can be sent by email to:

Other intellectual property rights

Trademarks, logos and service icons located on the Registry .si website are registered or unregistered trademarks of Registry .si, and registered or unregistered trademarks of third parties, for the publication of which Registry .si has the permission of their owners.

The .si top-level domain (TLD) logo and the logo are intended to increase the visibility and promotion of the national .si domain and the activities of Registry .si. Both logos are protected by copyright. In addition, they are registered as trademarks at the national level or EU level. All rights over both logos are reserved to Registry .si. Logos may not be registered as a trademark or for any other purpose. Users may use the logos in accordance with the terms below.

The use of logos is permitted if the logos are not used:

  • in a way that could mislead the public into believing that the user and Registry .si are connected,
  • in a way that could mislead the public into believing that the user has support or sponsorship of Registry .si,
  • in connection with goals or activities that are not in accordance with the goals and principles of Registry .si.

The logos shall be used in full and without distortion, alteration or separation of its components.

Users do not acquire any rights regarding the logos, even if they use them with the consent of Registry .si.

In all cases, Registry .si reserves the right to prohibit the use of logos if deemed inappropriate or harmful either to the reputation of Registry .si or to the promotion of the .si TLD.

Questions about the correct use of logos can be emailed to:


Registry .si strives to ensure that the information on the website is accurate, up-to-date and accessible; however, it does not assume responsibility for any damage that may occur to the User due to the use of the website or the inability to use it. Registry .si is not responsible for the unavailability of its website or the non-functioning of its functionalities due to maintenance or technical issues.

Registry .si may change the content of the website at any time and without prior notice to the Users, and is not responsible for any consequences of these changes.

Third-party content

The Registry .si website may contain links to third-party websites. Registry .si does not manage the content of these websites and the data published there, and is hence not responsible for the accuracy, up-to-dateness and accessibility of these websites. Furthermore, Registry .si does not assume any responsibility for products and services offered on third-party websites. The User uses the links to third-party websites at his own risk and in accordance with the terms of use of third-party websites.

Content containing third-party ownership and rights may also appear on the Register .si website. This content is used in accordance with the conditions set out by their copyright holders for their use. Registry .si does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of this content and its suitability for a specific purpose.

Data protection

Registry .si will treat all data collected through its website in accordance with applicable laws. The statement on the protection of personal data can be accessed at link.