This is kept for historical interest. Any policies mentioned may be obsolete.
Identification verification for access to nonpublic information is no longer required as of 15 September 2015. Please see the new Access to nonpublic information policy and instructions on how to sign its accompanying confidentiality agreement to become compliant.
See also: en:Wikipedia:Identification.
Notification that identification is requiredEdit
In accordance with the Board Resolution:Access to Non-Public Data, we require acknowledgment and proof of identity and evidence of age of majority prior to enabling access to secure and sensitive information. This proof may be provided in one of the following manners:
- ) Copy or scan of driver's license.
- ) Copy or scan of passport.
- ) Copy or scan of other official documentation indicating real name and age.
This may be provided to us in one of the following manners:
- ) via email to secure-info wikimedia.org
- ) via facsimile to +1 (415) 882-0495
- ) via post (snail mail) to:
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
ATTN: PHILIPPE BEAUDETTE
149 New Montgomery Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94106
Please also make sure you provide us with your username and the wikis in which you have this capability. The exact resolution is located here: <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Access_to_nonpublic_data_policy>
If you would like to discuss some other options for satisfactorily identifying yourself to the foundation, please contact any member of the board of trustees as listed at <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Board_of_Trustees>, or me or any other staff member listed at <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Staff_and_contractors>.
If you have already provided this information, we do apologize. Please respond to this email with the date and manner in which you have provided it for us.
Thank you for your consideration.