What is Gandi and how is it related to Seravo?
Gandi SAS is a French domain registrar and web hosting company. Seravo works as a reseller of Gandi's domain and email services.
I received an email from Gandi, what is this?
Most likely you've received a request to verify your domain's owner information. The subject of the email is "Verification of your email address" and the sender is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gandi has sent this message because it acts as your domain registrar. Registrar information is shown on the WHOIS-data of your domain. Despite Gandi being the registrar, Seravo is in control of your domain. Here's an example of WHOIS-data from domain seravo.com:
$ whois seravo.com Domain Name: seravo.com Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.gandi.net Registrar URL: http://www.gandi.net Registrar: GANDI SAS Reseller: Seravo Registrant Organization: Seravo Oy Registrant Street: Rautatienkatu 21 B Registrant City: Tampere Registrant State/Province: Registrant Postal Code: 33100 Registrant Country: FI Registrant Phone: +358.447770020 Registrant Email: email@example.com<br>