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Postby revelation » Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:59 am

Just a quick question.

When you first register for the Bolthole forums I think a registered account defaults to the "allow members to contact you by email" setting. Does this mean that while that setting is set to "yes" that all members could see your email address?
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:14 am

Hello Admins?
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby Rob P » Fri Jan 30, 2015 2:17 pm

No idea about this.

My profile is set as allowing email comms, but of the 20+ users i've just checked, I can't find an option to contact by email. Obviously, they may have all picked no - otherwise, it just doesn't do anything.
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:33 pm

Yeah, that's my guess too Rob. Thanks for checking.
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby Athelassan » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:15 am

I can see your email address on your profile, revelation, at least when I hover over "contact by email" and it shows the mailto: address. I'm not sure if that's just me, though, or whether normal members can see that too.

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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:19 am

Athelassan wrote:I can see your email address on your profile, revelation, at least when I hover over "contact by email" and it shows the mailto: address. I'm not sure if that's just me, though, or whether normal members can see that too.

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It must be because you're an admin because I have that option disabled.
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:22 am

I unchecked "administrators can email you information". Can you still see my email address?

I'm fine with Admins seeing my email address. I just want to make sure that normal forum members can't see it.
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:21 am

Is Ath the only admin here?

Ath, could you amuse me and test out what I mentioned in my previous post?
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Re: Email address visibility

Postby Athelassan » Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:51 pm

I can still see it.

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Re: Email address visibility

Postby revelation » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:06 pm

Thanks Ath for confirming.
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