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  1. Change the text displayed for Private or Limited Access profiles

    I'm helping a researcher set up his ORCID record. He has chosen the Limited Access privacy option.

    The text that displays in his public profile is:
    "No information added yet."

    My suggestion is to change this wording to reflect the privacy settings selected by the profile owner. In this case, the information is added but is not publicly viewable. It would be more helpful to have a message such as:
    "This profile is private." OR
    "This is a Limited Access profile."

    Thanks for considering this suggestion.

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      0 comments  ·  Managing Privacy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi,

      Thanks for the suggestion. This is neat idea and something we’ll look into doing in the near future. I’ve added it to our list of projects to get to when our development team has time.

      Thanks,
      -Catalina
      ORCID Support

    • Users have finer control over access by Trusted Organizations

      Currently access by Trusted Organizations is all or none. It would be great if users could specify the access type for each organization, e.g. with checkboxes or sliders. In addition, a panel to set defaults for new links to trusted orgs., e.g. always allow contact info to be seen, never allow activity to be edited, etc.

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