User Information Privacy permissions

Setting

Expected Behavior

See First Names*

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' first names in non-directory information. In discussion posts, tag other users within the same course using @mentions.

 

Users will see: First names in non-directory information

 

Also Required: N/A

See Last Names*

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' last names in non-directory information. In discussion posts, tag other users within the same course using @mentions.

 

Users will see: Last names in non-directory information

 

Also Required: N/A

See Usernames

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' usernames in non-directory information

 

Users will see: Usernames in non-directory information

 

Also Required: N/A

See Org Defined IDs

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' org defined IDs in non-directory information

 

Users will see: Org defined IDs in non-directory information

 

Also Required: View Users' Org Defined IDs (Users permissions)

See Email Addresses

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' email addresses in non-directory information

 

Users will see: Email addresses in non-directory information

 

Also Required: View Users' Email Address (Users permissions)

See Middle Names

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View or edit users' middle names in non-directory information

 

Users will see: Middle names in non-directory information

 

Also Required: N/A

See IP Addresses

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: View users' IP addresses in non-directory information

 

Users will see: IP addresses in non-directory information

 

Also Required: N/A

See Notification Phone Number

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization

 

Allows users to: Once enabled for administrator type roles, they can see user notification phone numbers

 

Users will see: Notification phone numbers a user has set up for SMS notifications in the Manage Users area

 

Also Required: N/A

Distinguish Preferred Names from Legal Names

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization

 

Allows users to: View and edit users' preferred first and last names.

 

Users will see: Preferred first and last names in non-directory information.

 

Also Required: See First Names, See Last Names, See Middle Names, See Usernames

See Names for Anonymized Activities

Applicable Org Unit Type: Organization

 

Allows users to: View identifying information associated to anonymous user Assignment submissions

 

Users will see: Learner name beside anonymous user submission

 

Also Required: N/A

See Pronouns

Applicable Org Unit Type: Any

 

Allows users to: See pronouns set by the users they interact with in the respective user's profile cards. Set / retrieve pronouns via the API for users.

 

Users will see: User pronouns

 

Also Required: Set My Pronoun to set users' own pronouns.
Note: The d2l.Settings.EnablePronouns configuration variable must be set to ON.

*If you disable these permissions, consider also disabling the Brightspace ePortfolio Subscribe to Users permission. Otherwise, users can continue to subscribe to others in Brightspace ePortfolio even though they appear as Anonymous User.

Also consider disabling the User Profile > View Other Users' Profiles permission. Otherwise, users can still view the profile information of others even though they appear as Anonymous User.