Question About My Account

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    The blog that initially brought me to the site no longer posts and I hardly use the blog feature (I just deleted mine, because I don’t want it and really don’t need it). I don’t understand why our accounts “cannot” be deleted.
    Please delete my account from! I honestly do not need nor want it anymore.
    I can’t just leave it open out there. It must be deleted.
    Since I can’t do it on my own, will the site admin please delete my account?
    Thank you.



    Hello there,

    All you were required to provide to register an account here was an email address that can be replaced at any time.

    Any personal information that you voluntarily posted can also be removed at any time.

    Although username accounts are not deleted, so you cannot be impersonated and have your reputation affected by anyone registering the same username in the future, there are steps you can take that amount to removing all personal information and result in leaving only a throwaway email address behind.

    1. You can go to My Account->Edit Profile and remove all data except the account name and an email address. Create a throwaway email address and change the account email to that throwaway address. This only leaves the username behind.

    2. To unsubscribe from email sent to you from, go here and click on “Block all subscription emails from”:!/following/subsettings/

    3. To ensure the account is locked up tightly, visit this site, generate a password of 15-20 characters, and change the account password to it:

    4. To hide your Gravatar profile, login and on the bottom right hand corner of your Gravatar profile page you will find a “hide” button visible only to you that you can click.






    You’re welcome and best wishes.

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