It's about privacy
"How are you based in Canada when you have .is in your domain name" is a very common question that we receive from visitors to our site. Put simply, it's about everyone's privacy.
Our company, despite being based in Canada and serving only Canadian customers, made the decision to move our server to Iceland due to their strong privacy laws. We understand the importance of protecting the personal data of our customers, and we believe that Iceland's Data Protection Act offers some of the strongest protections for individuals' data in the world. By moving our server to Iceland, we can provide an extra layer of security and peace of mind for our Canadian customers, knowing that their data is being stored in a country with such robust privacy laws. We take the privacy of our customers very seriously and believe that this move was the best decision to ensure that their personal data is kept safe and secure.
Iceland has been a popular choice for hosting websites and domains for years, thanks to the country's strong commitment to online privacy and freedom of speech. In recent years, Iceland has become a hub for data centers, and many companies and individuals have chosen to host their websites and domains in Iceland to take advantage of the country's robust online privacy laws. Iceland's Data Protection Act, which was introduced in 2018, is one of the most comprehensive and strictest data protection laws in the world. The law requires all companies and organizations that collect, store, and process personal data to adhere to strict guidelines, and to obtain explicit consent from individuals before collecting or processing their data. The law also gives individuals the right to access and control their own data, including the right to have it deleted