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Register .ca domains, .com net and org and new TLDs. COOLCOM brings benchmark pricing and tools to your internet assets.

Domain registrations that include email

Add the COOLPanel Option for Unlimited Email Forwarding (not to just one address; to multiple addresses, as many as you like).


Free Landing Pages for your Domains

Your COOLPanel also offers a super landing page using our way-easy plug and play builder, complete with SEO and Social icons!


Point at Any Working Website or IP Address

COOLPanel also lets you make use of a number of advanced DNS and Pointing tools so you can really make your domain shine!

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CA domain registrations

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Average Savings over GoDaddy
Up to 30%
Average Savings over Webnames
Up to 50%
Average Savings over HostPapa
Up to 30%
Average Savings over Hostgator
Up to 35%

Register .ca domain names, .net .org as well as new style domain registration tlds.

.ca Domains .com .net Domain Names and Renewing Domains at COOLCOM's Domain.ca Registry

.ca domain registration rules and regulations is something COOLCOM Canada has been helping clients with since 1996. Co-Founder Kenneth Cool was a pioneer in the .ca registration pre-CIRA days when .ca domain name licensing rules challenged even the most patient minds. His capable guidance enabled many of the .ca domain worlds first users to register their first .ca domain. When registering your .ca domain (or other tlds) with COOLCOM, you gain the full benefit of "insider" knowledge that comes from years of personal experience. Someday that knowledge may just get you over one of those unexpected hurdles registrants often come up against.

Acquisition of Cost Plus Domains means lower pricing for .ca domain registrations as well as other tlds

Registering a .ca domain name has always been an easy task with COOLCOM Canada, and now with the purchase of CostPlusDomains, your .ca domain registration pricing (all tlds actually) and features have taken on an unprecedented number of additional attractive inclusions. From free domain name email addresses and domain email forwarding to CPanel management of your domains, DNS and Pointing, your registration opens a new world of potential. As an added bonus, CPanel management is now offered to all new domain registrations; accounts are opened with just one domain. 

Domain Registration and Account Management at COOLCOM's Domain.ca Registry (Corporate and Personal)

Like a skilled hotel concierge, trust COOLCOM's high boutique standards and expert domain team to use their "insider" knowledge to ensure there are no unexpected surprises during your domain ownership stay.... and that "every little thing" is looked after. .ca domain Registration and Domain Renewal is only the beginning. COOLCOM's Domain Managers can handle portfolios as small as one domain or corporate folios of 100 or more. They'll get your .ca domains (and other domains) pointed, assign name servers, personally assist with renewals, update contact info, and send you regular reports for your peach of mind... you and your business stay stress free. It's all part of COOLCOM's exclusive Domain Guardian Service.

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Not ready or needing a full website just yet? Have other ideas? You won't believe what a .ca domain name can do all by itself... how you can be worry free... and how you can capitalize on personal email for your whole team or company... when you have the right company and services behind you. .ca domains and other domain name registrations all come with cPanel DNS admin letting you take care of pointing from a familiar environment. Your registered domain admin panel includes email, landing pages and Weebly 3 too.

.ca Domain Registration, Transfers, Renewals, and Registrant Changes at COOLCOM's Domain.ca Registry


The COOLCOM Client Center is your exclusive and custom designed Canadian .ca domain and website Customer Center. No matter what the need, you will find solutions, comfort and intelligent assistance. We'll help you with the hazy world of domain .ca domain transfers so you can bring all your domains into one common management system. We provide the interface to help you keep your .ca domain name contact info current. Need to move a domain to another person? Consider it done. At renewal time, it's just a click and pay away. With a stellar one hour turn around time, our all Canadian Help Desk team is quick to answer and fix whatever you might come across. .ca domain registration and Canadian Website hosting is what we've been doing since 1999.

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Policies, Processes and Administrative Processes

Contact Info Accuracy and Updating

All contact for your account is made through the Contact Email Address listed in your COOLCOM Client Centre at www.clientcentre.ca. It is strongly advised that this be an “outside” email address unassociated with Email or Hosting provided in your account.

It is also strongly advised that you “whitelist” any email coming from “coolcom.com” to that email account, to prevent it being mistakenly routed to a spam folder. (see that email provider to learn how to whitelist an email address)

All domain renewal notices, hosting renewal notices, order confirmations, invoice copies and failed billing notices will go to your Client Centre contact email.

Please note: Changing your Client Centre contact info does NOT change any contact info for your domain records. That must be done in the WHOIS tab under Manage Domains OR you can request assistance in the Help Desk.

Admin Fees

In an increasingly intensive and complex domain and webhosting market, competition has unavoidably moved marketers toward indirect, incomplete and somewhat shrouded pricing offers. It’s always difficult to nail down what is included, what’s not and what you’ll be paying next year… what is considered included service or assistance… what is outside those parameters.

COOLCOM’s position is that far too much of the IT work involved in this industry is increasingly being shuffled onto the client under the guise of “helpful” How To’s, FAQ sheets and endless instructional videos. Pricing competition and “corporate efficiencies” employed to maximize returns are turning the industry into a self serve business.

It is only fair then, that COOLCOM’s unique brand of “Do IT for You” services are valued independently when domain and hosting components are being compared at face value. To this end, we will continue to save you the client, time and frustration by simply “Doing it for you.” You’ll agree that this is time better spent on your business or personal tasks rather than teaching yourself yet another set of specialized tasks we have mastered over 15 years.

The following tiny yet important admin fees will be applied to all accounts (where appropriate) to allow us to continue to compete price wise on base products and services, yet go above and beyond in making things as easy as possible for you when it comes to making things work:

Domain Account Admin: $1/yr
- name server set-up and application, zone file setup (pointing), custom zone files (Gmail, Microsoft Exchange), canonicals (custom CNAMEs), WHOIS updates, custom MX records

Hosting Account Admin: $5/yr
- set-up all hosting records, ftp assistance and additional accounts (webmaster ftp), email set-up, split accounts (email elsewhere or hosting elsewhere), development site location set-up (Wordpress, Joomla)

External Domain Addon: $5/yr
- domains do not need to be registered through COOLCOM to be used with or added to your hosting account. We will gladly add externally held domains and ensure they operate correctly. While you will be responsible to apply the COOLCOM name servers to the domain record at the domain’s registrar, we will still setup your pointing and zone files for you. The Domain Addon fee both compensates for the lack of license income normally woven into the hosting fee as well as the manual admin tasks.

Standard DNS Services

COOLCOM provides three nameserver DNS service for no extra charge with all domain registrations. This includes A, CNAME, MX, TXT and SRV records. Domains can also be Re-directed (pointed to another domain) or Aliased (pointed to another domain but show the original). Aliased domains must point to another domain on the COOLpanel. 

Zone files are automatically set for COOLCOM hosting when added to your COOLpanel. They can be edited/changed using the Domains > Zone Editor icon in the COOLpanel, or you can ask for assistance in the Help Desk.

This system uses: 
ns7.coolcom.com, ns77.coolcom.com, ns777.coolcom.com

Platinum DNS by DNS Made Easy

COOLCOM also offers DNS hosting on the World’s Fastest DNS system (http://www.solvedns.com/dns-comparison/2017/03) DNS Made Easy. 
At a fraction of the cost advertised by private DNS providers, you can take advantage of a global backbone and proprietary Anycast network (it’s fast and sends changes almost instantly)

The Fee: only CAD$4.95/yr per domain

This system uses: 
ns8.coolcom.com, ns88.coolcom.com, ns888.coolcom.com, ns8888.coolcom.com, ns88888.coolcom.com

Hosting Protection

COOLCOM employs a regimen of unique access protocols that protect your account from password hammering designed to “break” your account security. We also enforce a high level of password strength to prevent weak passwords being utilized. If you are ever locked out of your account due to repeated incorrect entries, please come to the Help Desk and request assistance.

Recurring Billing

All hosting accounts are auto-renewed on their renewal date. Please ensure your credit card is kept up to date. Failed renewals will be re-tried for three days while the account is kept active, and notices of the failed attempts will be sent to the account contact email.

If the account can not be successfully renewed after three days, the account will then be Suspended and the services taken off line. Re-attempting the renewal will be randomly made, but it is up to the account holder to notify us if they have updated their card info and want their account renewed.

Accounts not successfully renewed after 10 days are deleted.

Cancellation

For your convenience and to prevent a disruption of service, hosting accounts are automatically renewed on the expiry date with the card on file in your COOLCOM account. If you wish to cancel a current hosting account and do not want it renewed, please use the facility provided in the Manage Hosting section of your COOLCOM Client Centre.

  • Hosting cancellations MUST be filed and received before renewal has been processed. Therefore, we suggest notification at least five days prior to renewal.
  • Hosting cancellations received between the renewal date and up to 10 days later qualify for a refund minus a $25 administrative fee as the account department will have to manually process the transaction. You have the option of choosing an account credit for the full amount (no admin fee) which can be used in the future for any hosting product.
  • Hosting cancellations received more than 10 days after expiry qualify for an account credit minus a $25 administrative fee. The credit can be used in the future for any hosting product.
  • COOLpro, COOLserver and COOLcloud account cancellations received after the renewal date are charged a $25 admin fee plus the active month.

You are politely reminded that anyone given access to your COOLCOM Client Centre account is assumed to have been granted authority to act on your behalf. Webmasters and administrators who move domains or point them to alternative services outside of COOLCOM are still responsible for cancelling any recurring hosting or service agreements. Non-cancelled services will be billed normally and the above cancellation rules will apply.

Back-Ups

COOLCOM maintains backups of all servers for emergency purposes, should a server or hard drive fail. These backups do not facilitate replacement of individual hosting accounts.

Backups of your individual hosting account can be made through the Backup or Backup Wizard icons on the COOLpanel in the Files section. These should be downloaded to a safe location away from your hosting server, such as your local PC or Mac.

COOLCOM also offers an automated back up system to remote servers that takes a weekly backup of your site, email and database(s)… and stores multiple weekly versions. This is especially useful if replacing a corrupted site with a “sleeping” virus that has activated. Site Replacement/Resotration is INCLUDED. This is superior to an incremental backup. Please check our site or request in the Help Desk for pricing.

Email

COOLCOM mail servers provide users with enviable “clean” email rarely found in larger scale hosting companies and megamail suppliers. This is carried out without the use of fallible and robotic mail filtering that never quite “gets it right” and often removes legitimate email from your Inbox.

This high level of performance is partly accomplished using Sender Verification, which requires email to come from a legitimate email address. That feature alone negates a clear majority of spam which originates from made up and non-existent email addresses. In rare cases where a Senders email server is improperly set-up to not allow verification, a simple note to us in the Help Desk and the sender can be put on a bypass list.

Email acceptance and rejection is easily checked using the Track Delivery feature of the COOLpanel.

COOLCOM email servers are also protected from “password hammering” by overseas sources. We limit normal availability of SMTP access to North America. World wide email is still accessible with through webmail or your mail client using specially cleared IP addresses. (see help Desk)

Mailing Lists

To preserve mail server integrity for all clients and reduce blacklisting and spamming issues with other providers, COOLCOM does not actively provide “mail list” services or software on our own system. We do have recommended preferred partner services we can offer you and will support. Please ask for assistance on the Help Desk.

As a preventive measure, COOLCOM mail servers will temporarily suspend an account experiencing an inordinate amount of “bounce back” emails within a fixed period. Therefore, it is essential that you maintain your lists. Regularly clean them of invalid addresses to prevent bounce back or undeliverable email issues which trigger the aforementioned suspensions.

Domains

Registration – Domain registration will be attempted after verification of the order and successful charging of the supplied credit card. Once you have received your Invoice copy notifying you of your order being processed, please check the Manage Domains section of your Client Centre to ensure the domain is registered and listed. If it is not showing, let us know immediately in the Help Desk.

Verification – New ICANN rules require verification of NEW accounts (identified by the Registrant name and contact email address). Upon creation of a new account, please expect an email asking you to verify your contact info. Not completing this action will result in a temporary suspension of the registration until the verification is completed. Domains registered under the same account do not require verification. If you need your confirmation email resent, please ask in the Help Desk.

Renewal – Renewal pricing is based on the supplier cost. For example .com domains are based on the United States supply pricing. For this reason the Canadian Dollar fluctuation may affect your renewal price. Renewal notices for domain licenses are sent to your Client Centre contact email address 30 and 7 days before renewal, and a further notice is sent 1-3 days after expiry if not renewed. Unrenewed domains are Suspended for up to 30 days after expiry, during which time they may still be available for renewal. CIRA provides for a 30 day “Grace” renewal period after expiry. ICANN does not guarantee renewability after expiry.

Auto-Renewal – Domains can be set to “Auto-Renew” in your Client Centre in the Manage Domains section. They must be set to auto-renew at least 31 days before the expiry date. Any domain set to auto-renew less than 31 days before expiry will be renewed immediately. All others will be renewed approximately 7 days before expiry. Please ensure your credit card on file is valid. Please also ensure your domain has been renewed before the expiry date. No system is infallible, and it is your responsibility to verify your license has been successfully renewed.

HideMyWHOIS Privacy – COOLCOM offers a unique in-house WHOIS privacy system to keep your personal info off your domain record in the public WHOIS system. For a one-time fee of CAD$9.95, we will replace your personal info with our contact info and replace the contact email with a unique identifier tied to your account. Email to this account is still received by COOLCOM and checked. All renewal notices for your domain license will still go to your Client Centre contact email. If your domain is ever transferred out of the COOLCOM registry, we will remove the WHOIS info.

Change of Domain Registrant or Email address – please note that ICANN now requires confirmation from both the OLD and NEW email addresses when there is a change of Registrant name or contact email. An email will be sent requesting a “click to confirm.” If you have any question or doubt after receiving such a notice, please first let us know in the Help Desk before taking action.

Register .ca & other domain TLDs at COOLCOM Premium

.ca Domains .com .net Domain Names and Regitering new style TLDs at COOLCOM Premium

Registering .ca domains brings with it quite a few governing rules and regulations and your team at COOLCOM Premium is always updating their knowledge of those regulated systems in order to bring you the most timely information and support in the industry. .CA domains are important to Canadian business as the TLD is accepted, trusted and often preferred, by the Canadian based online consumer. By having a .ca domain name registered, a website is often saying they have a full understanding of Canadian needs and endevours to offer up products and services that answer to those needs. Canadian consumers look for .ca domains when shopping or looking for professional services online. 

Manage your domain using Popular cPanel with all kinds of unprecidented domain administration tools

Added to the ease of using cPanel management for your domain records are the productivity tools included exclusively when you regiter your domains at COOLCOM Premium. You'll get email forwarding at your domain as well as Weebly 3 so you can make websites immediately without even hosting. And we also include an advanced landing page builder that gives you everything you need to create Strategic URL Landing Pages with SEO, Social Icons, Meta and more. You'll appreciate that your domain controls are right there with your page and email forwarding too, everything under one roof.

CostPlusDomains merger means lower pricing for .ca registrations and all other types of domains

at COOLCOM, registering .ca domain names has always been a we do that for you task, and with the purchase of CostPlusDomains, your .ca domains will also boast the lowest prices in the industry. We also now add quite a gammut of tools and perks with your new domains, making COOLCOM the best value. From email forwarding to CPanel management of your domains, DNS and Pointing, your .ca registration opens a new world of potential. Popular cPanel management is now included with domain registrations; even accounts opened with just one domain.

Domain Name Registration Enhancement at COOLCOM's Domain.ca Registry


Not ready or needing a full website just yet? Have other ideas? You won't believe what a .ca domain name can do all by itself... how you can be worry free... and how you can capitalize on personal email for your whole team or company... when you have the right company and services behind you. .ca domains and other domain name registrations all come with cPanel DNS admin letting you take care of pointing from a familiar environment. Your registered domain admin panel includes email, landing pages and Weebly 3 too.

.ca Domain Registrations vs .com net and org and even making use of some of the new style TLDs


At COOLCOM Premium we make it our business to stay on top of "the business" so we took a close look at the pros and cons of using the new style TLDs. It can't be discounted that .ca domains (and of course .com, net and org) will always be the top of mind TLDs. However, running a business that is unique may call for interesting angles, and opting to add a new style TLD to the fold can be beneficial. We currently suggest you register a .ca domain if doing business in Canada (or .com) and then add a new style TLD to that. You can then brand your website using your new style TLD but the .ca domain registration will keep you a place in the top of mind group of people that remember those more easily. Registering .ca domains is highly recomended for all clients with a professional service, store, online system or group in Canada as Canadians respond well to the country TLD. 

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