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.gal Domain Information

Applicant Full Legal Name

Asociación puntoGAL

Legal Establishment

Non for profit association

Applicant Address

Rúa Tabernas, 11
A Coruña A Coruña E15001

State Jurisdiction

Asociación puntoGAL is subject to the spanish Ley Orgánica 1/2002, de 22 de marzo, reguladora del Derecho de Asociación, and any other applicable of Galicia, the Kingdom of Spain and the European Union

Applicant Website

Applied for gTLD


Mission/Purpose of Domain Extension

The .gal TLD application is submitted by Asociación puntoGAL in name and on behalf of the Galician linguistic and cultural community, which originated in Galicia, an area in northwestern Iberian Peninsula. The goals of the .gal TLD are to: (a) facilitate digital communications from, to and within... Read more


The key benefits to all stakeholders of the .gal TLD are derived from the intrinsic link of the TLD string to the Galician linguistic and cultural community, from the specifically dedicated policy to ensure full respect to the linguistic and cultural objectives of the TLD, from the ability to... Read more

Operational Rules and Cost Benefits

The Pre-launch, Launch and General Availability phases of the .gal TLD are designed to minimize social costs and negative externalities. The community-based approach of the .gal TLD (please see answers to Q20 below for more details), with its rules for Elegibility, Name Selection, Accepted Use and... Read more

Is this a Community-based TLD?


Community Description Details

The .gal TLD will serve the needs of the Galician linguistic and cultural community on the Internet. The community consists of those who use (or commit to use) the Galician language for their online communications, and/or promote the different aspects of Galician culture online, and/or intend to... Read more

Applicant Community Relationship

All the main organizations of the Galician cultural and linguistic community, both the major official institutions and the biggest grassroots organizations are members of the Asociación puntoGAL. The Asociación puntoGAL also has the support and endorsement of 12.563 individuals. The amount,... Read more

Community-based Purpose

c) i. Intended registrants in the TLD. The intended registrants of the TLD could be differentiated in three main different groups: Individuals and entities with online activity living in those areas where Galician is an official language; the communities of the diaspora and the societies where... Read more

Domain Extension Community Relationship

"gal" are the three first letters of this language in Galician ("galego"), English ("Galician"), French ("galicien"), German ("galicische") and almost any other language written in latin alphabet, which is the one used for Galician language and in all the regions where the Galician cultural... Read more

Intended Community-based Registration Policies

e) i. Eligibility: who is eligible to register a second-level name in the gTLD, and how will eligibility be determined. Elegibility requirement policies will be developed according to the definition of the Galician linguistic and cultural community, and a diversity of proceedings will be... Read more

Is this a Geographic-based TLD?


Protection of Geographic Names

Protection of Geographic Names 1. Reserved List of Geographic Names In accordance with Specification 5 of the proposed TLD Registry Agreement published as Attachment to Module 5 of the Applicant Guidebook by ICANN, and with Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) advice on geographic names at the... Read more