Organizers have the option to ask members questions when they request to join a group or respond to an event.
Organizers and members should not ask for or provide sensitive or private personal information in profile and event questions and answers.
What are profile and event questions?
Profile questions are a set of questions that members are prompted to answer when they join or request to join a group.
Event questions are questions that members are prompted to answer when they respond to an event.
What is sensitive or private personal information?
Sensitive or private personal information includes but is not limited to:
- Full name
- Address or email address
- Phone number
- Social Security number
- Financial information
- Race or ethnic origin
- Political opinions
- Religious or philosophical beliefs
- Trade union membership
- Health data
- Sexual orientation
Who can see members’ responses to profile and event questions?
Responses to profile questions are visible to different groups of people depending on the group’s content visibility settings.
Organizers can set their group content visibility settings to public or private. Public and private groups share information in different ways.
Responses to profile questions for public groups are visible to the public. This includes the Meetup community and search engines.
Responses to profile questions for private groups are visible to all members of the group, including its leadership team and the network administrator if it’s a Meetup Pro group.
Responses to event questions are visible to the group’s leadership team, the event host, and the network administrator if it’s a Meetup Pro group. All responses to event questions are optional.
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