Privacy Settings

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  • Accidentally gave kudos, being unable to undo that reduces my privacy on Strava.

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  • Photos should be default "only me" and you should be able to select which ones you want to share with followers or everyone.

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  • I generally don't care who sees my activity but it would be nice to have privacy settings for each activity.  In my case, I track my cool downs (usually walking) but I feel like I'm fishing for validation anytime I get kudos for 500 meter walk after completing a 6 mile run. I know I can change the setting for that individual entry after the fact.  But I'd like to permanently set Walking as private to me while leaving all other activities available to the community. No need to respond, I'd just like this recorded as a "Nice to Have".

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  • Problem:  Not sure if this has been mentioned before, apologies if it has. I have a privacy radius set around my house so that any runs I do that start and end at my house are hidden which is great for any runs I do on my own. However, I also sometimes have friends come over for a run so for example sometimes there may be two or three of us running from my house. When we log our runs on Strava afterwards my start and end points are hidden from everyone on my activity map (including the people I ran with) except for me. But it'll say on Strava "Richard ran Morning Run with Runner X and 1 other" and anyone can click on their runs instead and see exactly where we started and finished, thus making my privacy radius completely invalid.

    Solution:  I propose that if for example 3 people run together and the start and end point of that run falls within one of those people's privacy radius' then it should apply to all 3 people. It won't make any difference to the 3 people themselves as they can each view the complete activity map on their own run, just that anyone else that views their activity the same as if they view mine at the moment, it will hide the exact start and finish points.

    Obviously this applies to all applicable activities, not just running as per my example.

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  • The new privacy function to hide your start/end points need a "Select on Map" option. Many strava users live in places without addresses thereby making the current function useless. Auto-population does not work. 

    Please let us select using a map or make it more easy to modify on maps. Thank you. 

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  • Regarding blocked people: I would love it if there was a way to hide the people you  have blocked from leaderboards. I know you can't take them off of the leaderboard, but I would suggest that if you have a specific person blocked, they would appear as "strava user" or something generic like that on the leaderboard. And then they wouldn't be able to see you on the leaderboard either. Thanks ou! 

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  • Here's something I've spotted that I think should be on the Strava Development Plan:

    In Privacy Controls on my Strava App I have set 'hide start and end points at a specific address' to be a mile from my home address.

    The issue with this is that if anyone else visits me and we leave from my house, the app will report 'Chris L rode with...' and another person's route will be visible to whoever is allowed to see it and they could deduce where *my* home address is.

    I suggest that the 'Rode with' feature needs to respect all other riders' privacy settings and hide *everyone's* start and end points, as determined by the highest privacy setting of whoever was amongst the group of riders that went out together.

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  • Not logged in users cannot see shared activity

    For not logged in users, it is not possible to see an activity shared with them, although the Privacy setting is set to "Everyone". Such a user lands on a page where the user needs to register or login.

    Sharing with not registered/not logged in users should however be possible according to this:
    https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216919377-Activity-Privacy-Controls

    • Anyone on the web:
      • Will see a logged-out version of your activity page which will include activity distance, elevation, moving time, pace/speed, calories, relative effort, photos (unless profile is set to followers), map, elevation profile, top achievements, splits, popular segment matches and your effort time, kudos, and comments.
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  • Jan S From what you quoted, Strava says you'll see "a logged-out version" -- emphasis on "version" meaning it's not the same activity page and details you see when logged in. For a public activity, someone not logged in will see some super basic limited info, like the name of the activity, the map, and a select few thumbnails of pictures (but unable to click through them or see larger size), and no splits. Of course, it will still encourage someone not logged in to create an account or login.

    If you're not seeing the basics, do double check the privacy of the activity. You can confirm how it looks by opening the activity in a private browser window where you're not logged in.

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  • m:  This bugs the heck out of me as well.  If I share my activity on facebook most of my facebook friends (due to not being on strava) can't see much of my stats.  I fully agree with Jan.  If they activity is flagged as "everyone" then it should be EVERYONE.  Not just Strava members because Strava wants more users.

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  • Jeremy J. , @ m (sorry, cannot find out how to tag you @ m

    Thanks for answering. My problem is, that although i have the setting on "everyone" (i can see that in my personal settings and in the detail of the activity itself), the non-logged users (incl. me in an incognito window) still get the page where I have to login/register. On that page, there is a text "follow Jan to see this activity, registration is free".
    So i would be totally fine with having some view with basic data of the activity, but I don't have even that :)




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  • Jan S: You might want to open a ticket then with Strava.  For my activities I get to see some basic stats and map when looking in incognito.  Maybe there is some setting you have flipped that doesn't allow it, but I don't know.

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  • Hey Jan S If your profile's privacy is set to "followers" no one on the web will see a logged-out version of your profile or activity details pages. Others must log in to see your activity details, even if the activity's privacy is adjusted to "everyone". You can read more about our profile privacy controls here.

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  • Soren thank you! That was exactly the problem. In order for "web people" to see my activities, i had to set the Profile setting to everyone, not only the Activities. 
    However, i find this confusing, because if there are separate privacy options for Profile and Activities, i would expect that these work independently. I am ok to expose my activities, but not all the profile data or let other to follow me without permission.

    Thanks again Soren !

     

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  • Hi, I have learned how to hide the maps from my activities, but recently the location started showing up at the top of my activities in words (I.e. San Francisco, CA). I was told there was not currently a way to turn off or disable this. I would really like have the option to disable or turn off ALL information regarding location for each activity. The reasons for this are some towns are very small, I don't necessarily want people seeing where my family lives, where I go on vacation, etc. Thank you

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  • I want to Hide my clubs and don’t want my followers to know that I joined a club. There are clubs that are named 40s Club, Asian club etc that are kinda specific. It depends where the athlete was located and his openness to the public. The reason that is important is because some are not comfortable or ready to tell the world about some specifics. This way an athlete has an option.

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  • Many other posts here; but can the time of activity be optional? date is fine. I do not appreciate my followers knowing clocking in and out times based on my commute ride times.

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  • Why is it not a security feature to completely be invisible to the people you block? What's the point of blocking when all it really does is take away the button that allows them to follow you? That's pointless. Either you can take away their button or they request to follow you and you deny it. It's the exact same thing. They should not be able to see anything about you or even know your account exists if they've been blocked. Please match these features of all the other social media apps with blocking. They shouldn't see my profile picture or any details about me. They shouldn't be able to search me. Please take your user security and safety seriously.

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  • I'd like to hide my home address for everyone who is not my follower. Currently there seem to be only hide for all or none. Would be nice if my followers who I trust can see my full rides.

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  • Can you please add 2FA support for logging in? I know, this could be complicated for third-party apps and partners, but on the other hand, it should be not really difficult to use tokens for this. At least for http requests, it should be easy to implement such things. Im a web developer, im working on such things... :-)

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  • I'd appreciate the option to allow people to see my activity/progress chart/table while not necessarily making the rides themselves public. 

    This is because most of my rides are commutes or short trips which I still log but keep on private as I don't want them stinking up people's feeds, but at the end of the week my graph looks flat to them.

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  • Agree with the need for 2fa. I don't care for SMS based 2fa personally. There are so many better options (u2f, webauthn...)

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  • Hi,

    I would also like to have specific privacy settings for activity types, as suggested by Ian MacDonald on January 02, 2021 19:42.

    This would allow me to record any kind of activity with its own privacy setting without requiring a post-activity change.

    As an example: it is my daily routine to ride my bike to/from work. These commutes shall preferably stay private ("Only you"), while other types of activities that I would share anyway with my followers, e.g. runs, should get this group set by its own default.

    Some others have also recommended overrides from the default privacy settings, I also share this view.

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  • Since the default setting of "flyby" privacy has essentially crippled a feature I was previously quite fond of, Is there anyway of indicating if there even was a "flyby", or how many "flyby's" there were on a workout?  That way I wouldn't have to click into it to see if it caught a passing group or not.

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  • I don't know if anyone asked for it before, but:

    The privacy zones are only for the starting and ending point. I want a feature that hides my track if I'm also driving through this area.

    F.e.: I bring my Son every day to the kindergarden by bike. The start and end is home. I press stop when we arrive at the kindergarden and play when I drive back, but this spot is not hidden and I don't want to make 2 activities, because I stay there for less than 5 minutes, but I don't want that others see where the kindergarden is.

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  • Pommes Fritz: It makes me a bit sad, that a kindergarden must keep its address a secret. It would be advisable that your complete ride stay private so no one could even guess where you've taken your son.

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  • Hi. I suggest to have an option for HIDING TIME OF ACTIVITY. It's really important because I don't want to share the time I have my activities, as Jeff D. has suggested above (11 votes so far). Few reasons for that: Work colleagues: I don't want them to see the time I do my activities. Even working from home and being able to manage my time, still I believe someone can use that against me, in case if one day they want to do so. I do believe we (Strava users and subscribers)  should be able to decide which information to share.
    Also it provides, for who does want to do something bad to the rider, a pattern about the rider's activity starting time.
    Looks like a simple solution - ADDING AN OPTION FOR HIDING ACTIVITY STARTING TIME.
    Regards.

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