.za Domain Name Authority (ZADNA)
|PO Box 4620, Halfway House, 1685
|44 Grand Central Boulevard, Sanofi House, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685
|010 020 3910
The .za Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) is a not-for-profit company that manages and regulates the .za namespace.
The Authority is mandated to: comply with international best practice in administration; license and regulate registries; license and regulate registrars for the respective registries; publish guidelines on the general administration and management, requirements and procedures, and maintenance of and public access to a repository; enhance public awareness about the economic and commercial benefits of domain name registration; conduct such investigations as it may consider necessary; conduct research into and keep abreast of developments on the domain name system; continually survey and evaluate the extent to which the .za domain name space meets the needs of the community; issue information on the registration of domain names; make recommendations to the Minister in relation to policy on any matter relating to the .za domain namespace; continually evaluate the effectiveness of the Act; liaise, consult and cooperate with any person or other authority; appoint experts and other consultants on such conditions as the Authority may determine; and respect and uphold the vested rights and interests of parties that were actively involved in the management and administration of the .za domain name space at the date of its establishment.