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Make clear which profile data is visible to whom

On my profile are fields 'website', 'real name' and 'email'. I deliberately left the 'real name' field blank and when I signed up, Stack Overflow promised not to publish my email. Yet there it is :(

Edit: Apparently profiles look different when logged in. Some fields in that list are public some are private. I think they should be marked private rather than displayed the same as the public fields.

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It is not visible. Link to what you mean – Arran Oct 18 '12 at 18:10
Try to logout, then go to your user profile. Your email is not publicly shown. – driis Oct 18 '12 at 18:13
On your profile are fields 'website', 'location' and 'age' all of which are blank - i just looked. – mcalex Oct 18 '12 at 18:14
What made you post this on the main site? You are long time member here on Meta. – Shadow Wizard Oct 18 '12 at 21:25
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You profile page looks different from mine.

Mine also has:

  1. Email
  2. Real Name
  3. Visited
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