Whois is a protocol that is access to registering information. You can reach when the website was registered, when it will be expire, what is contact details of the site with the following informations.
In a nutshell, it includes these informations;
Domain Name: IMPERIALE.ORG
Registry Domain ID: D104673103-LROR
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.ovh.net
Registrar URL: http://www.ovh.com
Updated Date: 2019-07-15T14:57:38Z
Creation Date: 2004-07-26T09:49:31Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2020-07-26T09:49:31Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date:
Registrar IANA ID: 433
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: [email protected]
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +33.972101007
Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Registrant Country: FR
Name Server: DNS15.OVH.NET
Name Server: NS15.OVH.NET
URL of the ICANN Whois Inaccuracy Complaint Form https://www.icann.org/wicf/)
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2019-08-15T21:41:15Z <<<
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