We consider publication of certain information to be a privacy violation. Information that we consider to be private include:

  • Social Security or national ID numbers (e.g. passport)
  • credit card numbers
  • IP addresses
  • unlisted/non-public physical addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers
  • birth dates
  • passwords
  • Unauthorized, private nude images

If you find private information published on a WordPress.com blog, you can report it from the abuse form.

Examples of information which we don’t consider private are:

  • Photos of people (with the exception of the above)
  • Publicly available physical addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers
  • Names