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Glossary of Terms

.. glossary::
   :sorted:

   CZ-specific
      This feature, setting or component is specific to the CZ.NIC
      and may require customization before it can be used in another environment.

   Designated registrar
      The registrar who is in management of a registrable object, also called
      the sponsoring registrar.

   FQDN
      Fully Qualified Domain Name (an absolute domain name)
      contains labels of all nodes up to a TLD and the root domain.

   Label
      A name of a node in the DNS.

   Feature
      a user-visible aspect, quality or characteristic of software

   Acquirer
      a person or an organization that acquires the system

   Customer
      a registrar or registrant or end user

   VAT
      value-added tax

   CLI
      command-line interface

   ENUM
      electronic mapping of telephone numbers, see also `About ENUM (CZ.NIC)
      <https://www.nic.cz/page/1260/o-enum/>`_ or `ENUM (ICANNWiki)
      <http://icannwiki.com/ENUM>`_

   EPP
      extensible provisioning protocol, see also the :doc:`/EPPReference/index`
      or :rfc:`5730`

   Public request
      This is a request that is submitted directly to the Registry through its
      public website, see :ref:`public-requests`.

   Registrable object
      A data object stored in the Registry that can be registered and modified
      by registrars. There are four types: domains, contacts, nssets, and keysets.

      They are also called *managed objects* in the EPP.

   Registrant
      Registrant is the contact which is assigned as the domain owner;
      also called the holder.

   Holder
      See :term:`Registrant`.

   Domain owner
      See :term:`Registrant`.

   Object owner
      A contact which is authorized to request changes of a :term:`registrable object`.
      These are the technical contacts in nssets and keysets, the contact itself,
      or the :term:`domain owner`.

   AKM
      automated keyset management, see also the :doc:`AKM concept </Concepts/AKM>`

   ROID
      Repository object identifier, generated by the Registry during creation
      of a registrable object.

      This identifier should uniquely identify the object world-wide. It is composed
      of two parts separated with a hyphen, e.g. ``D0010123116-CZ``.
      The first part is unique within the Registry and is defined by the Registry.
      The second part (Repository id suffix) must be unique world-wide and
      it is assigned to the Registry by `IANA organization
      <https://www.iana.org/assignments/epp-repository-ids/epp-repository-ids.xhtml>`_.

   Sponsoring registrar
      See :term:`designated registrar`.

   GDPR
      General Data Protection Regulation. `Wikipedia
      <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Protection_Regulation>`_,
      `Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (official source)
      <https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex%3A32016R0679>`_

   db
      database

   PAIN
      PAyments and INvoices. See :doc:`/Concepts/PAIN`.
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