we should have the right to delete our accounts Watch

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    why can't we delete our accounts on the student room. I think we should be able to delete our accounts. and what happens to our personal information .
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    (Original post by Stealth 44)
    why can't we delete our accounts on the student room. I think we should be able to delete our accounts. and what happens to our personal information .
    I think we can't delete accounts because it takes forever to remove posts or something.
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    this needs to change.
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    No the reason is they want to keep there membership high you should have the right to be able to delete your account and it the law this really needs to change.
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    why do you want to delete your account so badly?
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    (Original post by Stealth 44)
    why can't we delete our accounts on the student room. I think we should be able to delete our accounts. and what happens to our personal information .
    There is no need to delete your account as far as I'm aware. If you've made some posts or something you want gone, you'll just have to manually go through and delete them. I think there's a bit on your profile somewhere where you can see all your posts

    So no posts, delete your bio, all you have is the username 'Stealth 44' - I can't see why the TSR staff need to go to the effort to get that name removed?
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    I dont want to delete my account. But I think you should have the choice to do it.
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    I agree.. And if an account is banned, they should really take down your avie picture/ profile pictures.
    Or even better, take all info down.
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    there 100ds of non active accounts that could get hacked.
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    You could delete all of your posts yourself, your user information and then ask to get yourself banned which is effectively the same thing.
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    (Original post by Stealth 44)
    why can't we delete our accounts on the student room. I think we should be able to delete our accounts. and what happens to our personal information .
    Forum =/= Facebook. It's a fundamentally different paradigm.

    Different rules and customs. You sign up agreeing that the stuff you post here is here forever. Your posts are indexed by search engines. You don't really have any privacy in the sense that everything you post is public.

    You have the right to remove your personal information, delete your posts and request a permanent ban from the site, as others have stated.
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    Agree
    We should have the right to be forgotten or at least have all our posts disassociated with our username
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    There should be an automated process to delete it all. But it should also require a 7 day waiting period incase someone was hacked.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Forum =/= Facebook. It's a fundamentally different paradigm.

    Different rules and customs. You sign up agreeing that the stuff you post here is here forever. Your posts are indexed by search engines. You don't really have any privacy in the sense that everything you post is public.

    You have the right to remove your personal information, delete your posts and request a permanent ban from the site, as others have stated.
    Evil!!! TSR is an authoritarian fascist state that eats children

    #rantover
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    yes rant about this
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    (Original post by DErasmus)
    Evil!!! TSR is an authoritarian fascist state that eats children

    #rantover
    :hand:

    Whether or not TSR is a fascist state is moot. You knew the T&C when you signed up.

    Sympathy = 0
 
 
 
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