Article Remaining anonymous

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Discussions and blogs, including any images you post, are all public; only your private messages are private.

Because of this, it's important that you remain safe whilst using the Online Community. To help keep yourself safe on the site, we kindly ask that you:

  • Please do not post your own personal information such as your real full name, home addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.
  • Do not share your profile from any social networking site with other users, as they can find personal information about you from it and this could be a security risk.
  • Please do not ask other users to post their personal information such as home addresses, telephone numbers, or email addresses, and do not pressure anybody into revealing information about themselves that they do not wish to.
  • Please do not post other people’s personal information publicly on the community either.
  • Please do not share images of your home, or places that could help identify where you are located.
  • Please refrain from naming your hospital or healthcare professionals.

Any personal information which you have posted publicly will be edited or removed. If you want to contact another member, please send them a private message through the site. See more about private messages.

We have a Privacy Policy explaining how we handle personal information.