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Offline madeleine

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privacy on susan's
« on: March 10, 2020, 07:19:48 pm »
I just started a member blog and now I'm wondering how public it might be!

Can susan's forum pages come up in search engine results?  Are the forums crawled by google?  How many times have people been involuntary outed by someone finding their info on susan's?   :icon_eek:

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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2020, 07:33:21 pm »
I just started a member blog and now I'm wondering how public it might be!

Can susan's forum pages come up in search engine results?
Are the forums crawled by google? 
How many times have people been involuntary outed by someone finding their info on susan's?  :icon_eek:

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Dear Madeleine:
YES   
YES  and by other search engines
YES  I have been in the past... I am now careful how much of my personal information and pictures that I post.

Any other questions? ... please ask.
HUGS,
Danielle


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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2020, 07:36:32 pm »
Thank you Danielle for your very straight forward answers.  Yikes, maybe I should have thought this out more.

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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2020, 07:40:43 pm »
Thank you Danielle for your very straight forward answers.  Yikes, maybe I should have thought this out more.

@madeleine
The good news is that if you change your Avatar Photo every few days.... the photos might not even be shown and if they are they will eventually go away fairly quickly on the search pages... and also your email address, your IP address, your birthday and your location that you enter in your Forums profile page is not viewable in web searches.
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Positive Mindset... put away negativity

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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2020, 07:47:52 pm »
Nice to know, although I didn't add those things.  Time to change my avatar anyway!

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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2020, 07:50:23 pm »
Nice to know, although I didn't add those things.  Time to change my avatar anyway!

@madeleine
I change and rotate my Avatar every 3 or 4 days....   
,,,,and later on I can use the same one again if I desire.
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Things change re: ALASKAN DANIELLE
Positive Mindset... put away negativity

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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2020, 11:30:53 am »
I just started a member blog and now I'm wondering how public it might be!

Can susan's forum pages come up in search engine results?  Are the forums crawled by google?

Yes, and it's probably how you, and many others, found the site.  :)

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How many times have people been involuntary outed by someone finding their info on susan's?   :icon_eek:

That's why we put the following information in the TOS:

6. You should not give out personal information which may lead to you being identified, or contacted in person, by email or other means. If you chose to do so, then you also accept all accompanying risks. Aliases and the use of alternate identities, social media accounts, and email addresses are strongly encouraged.


Also from the TOS:

...this site does not sell or provide access to your personal information to third parties...


At the end of the day, this is the internet, and the internet never forgets. Be wise, protect yourself, and above all, think before you post. Even deleted material can be easily found in the various internet archive services.

Hugs, Devlyn





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Re: privacy on susan's
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2020, 12:31:35 pm »
Yes, and it's probably how you, and many others, found the site.  :)

That's why we put the following information in the TOS:

6. You should not give out personal information which may lead to you being identified, or contacted in person, by email or other means. If you chose to do so, then you also accept all accompanying risks. Aliases and the use of alternate identities, social media accounts, and email addresses are strongly encouraged.


Also from the TOS:

...this site does not sell or provide access to your personal information to third parties...


At the end of the day, this is the internet, and the internet never forgets. Be wise, protect yourself, and above all, think before you post. Even deleted material can be easily found in the various internet archive services.

Hugs, Devlyn
Exactly. True for most social media sites but at least Susan’s isn’t selling our data on!


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