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Domain name portfolio

This section includes statistical data on the .lv domain names that are managed by your registrar, also known as your domain name portfolio. The distribution of the managed .lv domain names by their type (traditional, IDN, etc.) and the type of their holders (an individual, a legal entity or the registrar) as well as changes in your d/n portfolios size.

Terminology:

The total number of domain names (d/n) - the total number of .lv domain names managed by your registrar. Also known as your domain name portfolio;

The number of d/n for individuals - the total number of the managed .lv domain names, which holders are individuals;

The number of d/n for legal entities - the total number of the managed .lv domain names, which holders are legal entities (companies, organisations or institutions);

The number of d/n in registrar’s name - the total number of the managed .lv domain names, that are registered in the registrar’s name. Please keep in mind, that according to the Registry-Registrar agreement the percentage of domain names registered in the registrar’s name must not exceed 5% of the total number of domain names managed by the registrar;

Domain names by affiliation - distribution of the managed .lv domain names by the type of their holder - an individual, a legal entity or the registrar;

Domain names by type - distribution of the managed .lv domain names by its type - Latvian d/n (IDN), traditional d/n, third-level d/n, Latvian third-level d/n;

Latvian domain name (IDN) - a domain name that contains at least one character with a diacritical mark - ā, ē, ī, ū, ō, ķ, ļ, ņ, ŗ, ģ, š, č, ž;

Traditional domain name - a domain name expressed in Latin characters, numbers and a hyphen “-“;

Third-level domain name - a domain name registered in a second-level domain - .com.lv, .org.lv, .edu.lv, .net.lv, .asn.lv, .conf.lv, or .id.lv;

Latvian third-level domain name - a domain name that contains at least one character with a diacritical mark and is registered in a second-level domain - .com.lv, .org.lv, .edu.lv, .net.lv, .asn.lv, .conf.lv, or .id.lv.

Domain name movement

This section includes statistical data on the changes of your domain name portfolio - the distribution and dynamics of its growths and declines as well as the breakdown of the expiring .lv domain names, by their expiry date during the next 12 months.

Terminology:

Domain name portfolio has grown - the total number of .lv domain names by which your d/n portfolio has grown - domain names you have registered yourself or that have been transferred to your registrar from other registrar’s or the Registry (NIC.LV);

Domain name portfolio has decreased - the total number of .lv domain names that have been removed from your d/n portfolio - deleted, transferred to other registrar’s or the Registry (NIC.LV);

Registered by the registrar – .lv domain names that you have registered for yourself or your customers;

From NIC.LV – .lv domain names that have been transferred to your registrar after direct registration in www.nic.lv;

From other registrars – .lv domain names that have been transferred to your registrar from other .LV registrars;

D/n up for renewal - the expiring .lv domain names that are managed by your registrar, which usage rights can be extended;

D/n up for renewal (next 12 months) - the breakdown of .lv domain names by their expiry date. For financial planning, you can evaluate the time and approximate amount of .lv d/n included in the Registries (NIC.LV) upcoming prepayment invoices.

Domain name holder portfolio

This section includes statistical data on the holders of the .lv domain names managed by your registrar - their total number, breakdown by country, city and type.

Terminology:

The total number of d/n holders - the total number of holders (both legal entities and individuals) of .lv domain names managed by your registrar;

Holders from Latvia - the total number of d/n holders (legal entities and individuals) who have stated Latvia as their country in their d/n registration application;

Holders from other countries - the total number of d/n holders (legal entities and individuals) who have NOT stated Latvia as their country in their d/n registration application;

Breakdown of d/n holders by city - distribution of the d/n holders from Latvia by their city, according to the given postal code: - NONE - The user has not specified a postal code; - NoCode - No cities match the postal code specified by the holder.