Contractual Compliance Monthly Update | November 2012
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On Monday, 26 November 2012, ICANN launched the Contractual Compliance Audit Program Pre-Audit Notification Phase. ICANN issued 323 Requests for Information (RFI) via email and fax to 317 Registrars and six top-level domains. During the RFI and Audit Phases, and as called for, ICANN will follow the contractual compliance 1-2-3 notification process with a turn-around time of 15 working days for first notice, five for second notice and five for third. Please note in table below that several additional days have been given between the 2nd and 3rd notice due to the holidays.
|Audit Program Milestone Dates|
|Pre-Audit Notification||Request for Info||Audit Phase||Reporting Phase||Remediation|
|13 Nov. 2012||26 Nov. 2012||17 Dec. 2012||28 Dec. 2012||7 Jan. 2013||12 Apr. 2013||15 April 2013||19 April 2013||22 April 2013|
Reminder Note: The program will run on a three-year cycle during which each registry and registrar agreement will be randomly selected for audit over a three-year period.
The program consists of the six phases, the Planning Phase, Organizing Phase, Pre-Audit Notification Phase, Audit Phase, Reporting Phase and Remediation Phase.
Please refer to http://www.icann.org/en/resources/compliance/audits to learn more about this program.
Please refer to http://www.icann.org/en/resources/compliance/audits/faqs for the Frequently Asked Questions.
Please send your questions to ComplianceAudit@icann.org.
Below are statistics for 26 November 2012 thru 5 December 2012.
|Number of Requests for Information Emails Sent (1st Notice)|
*Note: The two that were undeliverable were sent to alternative email addresses.
|Number of User Log-Ins to Audit Tool|
|Assigned||Logged In||NOT Logged In|
*Note: Many of the Registrars randomly selected fall into the family grouping, and hence; represent a large majority of the 'not logged in' data.
Number of Files Uploaded = 592
Over 600 emails received at ComplianceAudit@icann.org
|60 Registrars and 5 Registries contacted ICANN.|
|The 65 above account for over 600 emails to ICANN.
Note: no open emails as of 5 December 2012.
Please refer to Contractual Compliance Notices for up-to-date information.
1 This update is provided for information purposes only. Please do not rely on the information contained within this update to make conclusions or business decisions.