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For questions about Personally Identifiable Information of users, which is available to ♦ moderators of that particular site (though access is logged).

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Under what circumstances will Stack Exchange, Inc. share private/sensitive information with the press?

What are Stack Exchange, Inc.'s policies regarding whether and when private or sensitive information will be shared by the company with the public, and particularly with the press? By "private ...
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Are moderators allowed to use Imgur for screenshots of PII?

Sometimes it is useful to show certain PII (Personally identifiable information) to other moderators when asking them for help. The most common case would be asking for help when dealing with sock ...
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The PII section in the mod dashboard should state which PII exactly it contains

There is a section in the moderator dashboard on user profiles that is called "Personally Identifiable Information (PII)". If you click on it, you see a whole bunch of information that is considered ...
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Accessing preferences as a moderator should not show email

When accessing the preferences tab of a user profile from another user as a moderator, I see the following: Unlike the other places where the user mail address is shown, it is shown by default ...
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How safe is our user identity?

I am new to Stack Overflow. I keep seeing so many beautiful posts/answers. It's really a great place for everyone getting to know about software programming. Lots of people post so much knowledge in ...