Yandex LLC is required to collect and provide domain name registration information (Whois Data) for a variety of purposes. Yandex provides access to Whois Data through a standard text-based network protocol on port 43. Whois Data can also be accessed on the Yandex website using a standard web interface at http://nic.yandex. Both interfaces are publicly available at no cost to the user and are reachable worldwide. This service is available to any Internet user and its use does not require prior authorization or permission. Access to Whois Data in Yandex registry operators database is provided to assist in determining the contents of a domain name's registration record. Whois Data consists not only of the domain name but also the relevant contact information associated with the domain name as provided by the registrant.
It also identifies nameserver delegation and the domain name's registrar of record. The data in this record is provided for informational purposes only; Yandex does not guarantee Whois Data accuracy. This service is intended only for query-based access. By submitting a Whois query to the Yandex registration system, you agree to abide by this Whois Access Policy (this Policy).
By accessing Whois Data from Yandex's registry operator, you agree that you will use the Whois Data only for lawful purposes and that under no circumstances will you use the Whois Data to:
Users who acquire Whois Data for any of the above purposes are prohibited from publishing the collected Whois Data.
Yandex reserves the right to modify these terms at any time.