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Although domain name registration seems an insignificant and petty part of your online business operations, that is only because we make it easy and cheap. You will invest a great deal of time and money in your domain name, and it will sting badly if you fail to look after your responsibilities as a domain name registrant.
Keep a record of your Domain-Names-Only.com access credentials (Account ref and Password). These details were emailed to you when you created your account and registered a domain name. It should without saying that these details should be kept with easy, but secure access. Your domain name is part of your Intellectual Property and only accessed by trusted people.
We recommend LastPass password vault.
Your account stores a contact email address. Service, renewal and security notifications are sent to this email address. If you change your email address, or if you no longer have access to the address in the account, you won't receive any notifications and you won't know what you are required to do. The consequences are that you could lose your domain name through lapse or de-registration.
Keep your account contact email address up to date.
Not necessary if you pay each invoice manually - no credit card details held. If you use the Auto-Renew option, your domain name renewals will be automatically paid. But only if the card is still active and has not expired or otherwise cancelled. You will get a notification if the card expiry date is not valid for the payment date, but if the card cannot process for any other reason, the payment will fail.