According to articles 2.2 and 2.3 of the registrar agreement, registrars must comply with the current guidelines for accepted use of the Norid platform. The guidelines are made available by Norid on Norid's webpages.
Norid AS owns the copyright to the lookup service, as well as any and all content, layout and underlying data used in the service (cf. Act relating to Copyright of 02 May 1961 no. 2). Any and all use of the lookup service beyond what is permitted below is prohibited and may be subject to legal action, liability in damages and or criminal liability.
This is what you may use this service for
- The registrar whois must only be used for customer processing necessary to fulfil the contract with the party who is either registering a domain name or is a holder.
- The registrar whois shall be used for the registrar’s internal customer processing and for processing related to and communication involving Norid.
- The registrar whois and information from the registrar whois must not be published or otherwise made available to the public, and this includes automated services.
Any and all violation of these terms will be considered breach of the registrar agreement, article 9, and may lead to suspension of the access to the Norid platform and immediate termination of the agreement. Any and all use of data from the service in conflict with its terms and conditions may also be subject to legal action.