YES GDPR! All Registrars will probably roll the cost of Privacy into the domain cost eventually. Voted HOT because Namecheap is an excellent Domain Registrar. I have been with them for many years.
cheers OP, i normally payed for .... GDPR has been right pain sorting out our website past few weeks
Got the same at Gandi already, due to GDPR.
GDPR has pretty much provided this now as name and address data is no longer published