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Duplicate User Selfe Delete

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by StarBuG, Oct 26, 2010.

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  1. StarBuG

    StarBuG Member


    In Germany a user has the right to request that his User Account gets deleted.
    On my active vBulletin forums this leads to a lot of manual user deletion by me which is time consuming.

    Users do really need an option to self delete their account.
    Every newsletter can be unsubscribed so why not delte my useraccount if I want to?

    It can be optional turned on or off by the ACP and the options could vary like "soft delete", "hard delete".

    These options would be very usefull in an integrated delete useraccount feature

    - allow users to delete their account: yes/no
    - permanent delete: yes/no
    - soft delete (admin restorable): yes/no
    - enter a cool down period before deletion takes place in days
    - delete posts and threads also yes/no
    - use email confirmation by sending deletion key to registered email: yes/no


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  2. feldon30

    feldon30 Well-Known Member

    Only in Germany. This sounds like an add-on.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  4. kkm323

    kkm323 Well-Known Member

    I like when you start you thread with "in Germany..."
    its great feature to have user to delete themselves
  5. StarBuG

    StarBuG Member

    I know that it is a great feature.

    I just wanted to mention that Germans are required by law to offer this option. ;)
  6. TNCclubman

    TNCclubman Well-Known Member

    absolutely has to be a feature. You want to be covered when the privacy rules come down in the next couple years.
  7. Jaxel

    Jaxel Well-Known Member

    If this feature gets added... I hope it gets the ability to disable it...

    Personally I hate features like this... it can often create "black holes" of information as users are deleted.
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I'll close this thread so discussion remains on the original one I linked to in post 3.
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