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I keep trying to hide my e-mail address, so that it doesn't appear on my profile page. Yet like a day later, when I check, it's back on. Why does this happen?

Do I have to keep my email there? Or is it only me who can see it?

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    Only you can see it. Well, you and TPTB at stackexchange, in case they need to contact you (you might have more than one @addr, so the profile reminds you which one you've given them) – FumbleFingers Mar 13 '12 at 4:07
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Your e-mail address in your profile page is visible only to you (and some SE employees, etc.; check the privacy policy if that matters to you).

You can verify how your profile looks to other normal users by looking at it in a browser where you are not logged in.

  • Thanks! That sets my mind at rest – Bidella Mar 14 '12 at 0:01

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