Do I Own The Website & It's Contnets?If you think you have just purchased a website for 12 low monthly payments of $90, then you are in for a big surprise. Be cautious of website design companies that rent you your own website. Read the terms and buy-out options very carefully. Make sure you own not just the “website,” but also the domain, phone number, email address, and site contents. We have been involved in too many website hostage situations. Spoiler alert – the hostage rarely makes it out unscathed.