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Access to nonpublic personal data policy/NoticeboardEdit

Hey @Xaosflux:, I am glad you found an answer to your question. Samuel (WMF) (talk) 19:50, 15 November 2018 (UTC)

Community consultation regarding the new access to nonpublic personal data policyEdit

Hi Samuel, I hope you are well. I would like to thank you for the reminder e-mail asking us to sign the new confidentiality agreement for non-public personal data. I read the help page explaining how to sign the new agreement and noticed that it refers to a community consultation following which the Foundation accepted this new agreement. I was surprised to hear of it. I searched my e-mail archives and this wiki, and could not find any mention of the discussion. I also don't believe I had been invited to participate in it.

Could you point me to where the community discussed this? I understand it's too late to participate in the consultation, however I think it could be useful for me to read what other people wrote before I sign the new agreement. Thank you, odder (talk) 19:58, 14 December 2018 (UTC)

Hello odder, thanks for pointing this out. Actually, the "community consultation" language was a legacy from the previous version and I have probably missed this when updating the content of the How to sign page, see here Special:Diff/18603499/18442553. However, it's a typo that has been fixed some minutes ago (Special:Diff/18729308).
Best regards -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 12:09, 20 December 2018 (UTC)

General confidentiality agreementEdit

I've signed General confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information, Could you please check and update my username in list for non-OTRS related access to nonpublic information. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 15:03, 9 January 2019 (UTC)

Hi ZI Jony, the Noticeboard has just been updated. Best regards. Samuel (WMF) (talk) 21:45, 9 January 2019 (UTC)
Thanks a lot. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 22:07, 9 January 2019 (UTC)

Confidentiality agreementEdit

Hi Samuel, thanks for the message about the confidentiality agreement. I'm really pleased WMF are making such issues a priority and appreciate your hard work. However, in my case I'm not doing any volunteering or work with the Wikimedia or GLAMwiki community at the moment so I think any privileges I have should be revoked anyway. Thanks! PatHadley (talk) 15:45, 13 January 2019 (UTC)

Hey PatHadley, I am sorry that you received a notice once more. Indeed, after our previous discussion I had noted to remove your Account Creator's rights. I'll make sure not to include in the next reminder messages. Best regards Samuel (WMF) (talk) 19:26, 13 January 2019 (UTC)
No problem! Given all that you're juggling I appreciate that you double check PatHadley (talk) 14:29, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

General confidentiality agreementEdit

Hi. I'm here to report that I've just signed General confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information. So I would be thankful if I should know if I did it all OK and if the request for noticeboard edition is in progress. Best Regards. Millennium bug (talk) 17:11, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Hello Millennium bug, I hereby confirm that you have signed the agreement. The noticeboard will be updated later after a couple of internal checks. Sincerely -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 20:18, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Ditto on the signing.—CYBERPOWER (Chat) 21:01, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Hey Cyberpower678 and Millennium bug, the noticeboard was updated Special:diff/18872956. Best regards -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 21:20, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

User:Samuel (WMF)/CA Reminder/MassMessage ListEdit

Please note User:☈ is an alternative account of Ks0stm (on the signed list).--GZWDer (talk) 17:30, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

GZWDer, thank you very much for the heads up. I will update our records accordingly.
Sincerly, Samuel (WMF) (talk) 20:00, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

You not included Special:CentralAuth/Wojciech Pędzich. --Wargo (talk) 23:12, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

Thanks Wargo, you're right. That user signed long ago, back in November. I fixed it Special:Diff/18877722. Sincerely --Samuel (WMF) (talk) 11:52, 14 February 2019 (UTC)

Confidentiality AgreementEdit

Hello, I've just signed it today, please check it. Also, can I ask how is the process of regaining my CheckUser tools that removed? because I'm signing it too late. Thank you.--AldNonymousBicara? 10:34, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for reaching out. I confirm that you have signed the Confidentiality Agreement on Phabricator on Feb 17, 2019.
However, as you have already pointed out, your signature happened after the deadline of Feb 13, 2019. Therefore, I am afraid that the procedure for regaining CheckUser access is the one indicated in the CheckUser Policy and explained below. Since the Indonesian Wikipedia does not have an Arbitration Committee, your CheckUser rights can be reinstated per consensus of the community. In this case, you must request those rights within the local community and advertise this request properly (village pump, mailing list when available, special request page, etc.). After gaining consensus (at least 70%–80% in pro/con voting or the highest number of votes in multiple choice elections) in the local community, and with at least 25–30 editors' approval, you should request access at Steward requests/Permissions with a link to the page with the community's decision.
I hope the above was helpful. Should you have additional question, feel free to reach out.
Sincerly --Samuel (WMF) (talk) 17:06, 22 February 2019 (UTC)
I see, thank you for the rensponse.--AldNonymousBicara? 01:51, 23 February 2019 (UTC)
Hello, when will my name added to this list? Access to nonpublic personal data policy/Noticeboard?--AldNonymousBicara? 01:53, 23 February 2019 (UTC)
Hello Aldnonymous, were you able to follow the steps detailed in my previous message? -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 20:30, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
Yes, I understand I have to nominate myself again for CU Access, but my question is when the diff be inserted to the noticeboard, because without the diff is listed there I can not nominate myself for the access because there's no proof that I already signed the agreement.--AldNonymousBicara? 00:51, 28 February 2019 (UTC)
Hey Aldnonymous, you were added to the Noticeboard (Special:Diff/18915420). You can proceed with the rest of the steps accordingly :) -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 21:07, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
I cannot understand the rationale behind requiring a new election for a four days-hiatus. To the best of my knowledge signing the agreement is just a requirement to be met. As soon the requirement is met then normal processes may occur. And in a normal process we can safely assume Aldnonymous never lost's community confidence, and in a normal process, this is a plainly uncontroversial circumstance in which CU rights can be reinstated. --Vituzzu (talk) 21:46, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
I totally agree with Vituzzu. @JSutherland (WMF): your help would be appreciated. Trijnsteltalk 21:48, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks Samuel, Vituzzu and Trijnstel.--AldNonymousBicara? 00:41, 5 March 2019 (UTC)
Hello Vituzzu and Trijnstel, thank you for weighing in. If the Stewards are comfortable with regranting the CheckUser rights to Aldnonymous without going through the full community process, the Trust & Safety team is happy to support such. Best regards -- Samuel (WMF) (talk) 16:29, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
Thank you Samuel, if Aldnonymous didn't start a local vote we can safely give him the rights back. --Vituzzu (talk) 20:49, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
Hello to, Vituzzu there's no need for that, I already start a local vote see here, its safe to assume I will pass anyway. My gratitude to everyone here who've been helping me.--AldNonymousBicara? 00:44, 8 March 2019 (UTC)
Perfect. Thank you, good luck and glad to have you back soon. Trijnsteltalk 17:59, 8 March 2019 (UTC)

Addition to access policy noticeboardEdit

Hi Samuel. Perhaps you could check if User:Стефанко1982 signed the access policy noticeboard? If not, perhaps you could keep an eye on it? Trijnsteltalk 19:44, 18 March 2019 (UTC)

Hey Trijnstel, User:Стефанко1982 hasn't signed it yet. Samuel (WMF) (talk) 12:33, 19 March 2019 (UTC)
Hello! I have already signed General confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information and OTRS users confidentiality agreement for nonpublic information. I do not know if everything has been done correctly. --Стефанко1982 (talk) 15:28, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Hello Стефанко1982 I confirm that you signed the Confidentiality Agreement on Tue, Mar 19, 3:24 PM. I'll update the Noticeboard. Samuel (WMF) (talk) 17:07, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Addition to confidentiality agreement noticeboard (frwikipedia)Edit


This sunday, the French arbcom give the list of new users which needed CheckUser and Oversight access (see). I signed the french version of the text but need formal confirmation.

Best regards, --Gratus (talk) 17:03, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

Bonjour Gratus, j'ai mis à jour le Noticeboard (Special:Diff/18969604). Bien à vous --Samuel (WMF) (talk) 17:26, 26 March 2019 (UTC)
Merci beaucoup ! Bonne journée. --Gratus (talk) 18:12, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

I sent you an email...Edit

Hey Samuel!

I've signed the confidentiality policy on Phab, and sent you an email to confirm, but it doesn't seem as though you've seen either as I'm not on the noticeboard yet. Have I missed a step? Dusti*poke* 07:29, 6 April 2019 (UTC)

Hey Dusti, indeed, you followed the right steps. However, we usually perform an internal review before updating the Noticeboard. I apologize for the delay and inconvenience this has caused. Your username has now been added to the Noticeboard as you can see here Special:Diff/19000358. -- Cheers, Samuel (WMF) (talk) 12:46, 9 April 2019 (UTC)


Hello I have signed the general and OTRS confidential information agreement on phabricator using my real name Masum Reza. Could you please update the noticeboard? Sincerely, Masum Reza 05:44, 29 June 2019 (UTC)

Hello Masumrezarock100, I have sent you a private message through your email address. Could you kindly check it? Best regards, Samuel (WMF) (talk)
Replied. Masum Reza 23:23, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
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