Handling private information
The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is committed to protecting people's privacy. The Wikimedia movement relies on functionaries like you -- stewards, checkusers, oversighters, bureaucrats, and other volunteer administrators -- to help make using the Wikimedia projects educational, fun, and safe. This quick reference guide will tell you what you need to know to make that happen. You’ll learn about:
Please note that this module is intended as a summary for training and convenience purposes only. It is not a substitute for official WMF and Wikimedia community policies, and is not intended as legal advice. The WMF legal team can advise only WMF on legal matters, so if you feel that you need personal legal advice, please contact a lawyer.