Privacy Controls

This guide will help you decide which privacy controls will work best for your event. You will find them on the Settings tab.

Public Event with Open Signup
By default, attendees can create their own account.

Public Event with Invite-Only Login
If you want to manually invite each person and prevent attendees from creating their own accounts, set your event to “Public event with invite-only login.”

If you’re using Eventbrite for registration, you should also check this box to prevent attendees without tickets from logging in.

Private Event with Invite-Only Login
By default, your schedule and directory are visible online and to search engines. You can even see public events under Upcoming Events in the Sched Event Directory. If you want only specific people you invite to view the schedule and details, check the box “Private event with invite-only login.”


Private Event with Password Wall
You can require a password to view your Sched event page. This will protect your schedule so it will only be accessible by new people that have the password. People can view the schedule after entering the event password to unlock your Sched event page:

Show Attendee Directory
Your public site’s menu includes an attendees tab. To remove it from your menu, turn off the toggle on Settings =>  Content.
Attendee Directory Disabled

Show Attendance Lists for Each Session
Attendees who have added a session to their schedule will be listed at the bottom of each session page. To hide your attendees listed with each session, turn off the toggle on Settings => Content.

We recommend leaving this on since individual attendees can make their profiles private.
Disable Session Attendance

Show Uploaded Files and Video streams to Logged-in Attendees Only
Sched includes unlimited file hosting to add files to sessions. To make the links to these files or added video streams visible to logged-in users only, go to Settings => Content.

Note, if a logged-in user copies the direct link ( to the file, the link is visible to anyone.
Session File Visibility

Reveal video streams 10 minutes before session begins
You can prevent access to your events video content based on time. To enable, go to Settings => Content.

Make video streams accessible to session attendees only
For Reserve and Native customers, you have even more control over access to your event’s video stream content. Use this setting to restrict video stream access to session attendees only. Go to Settings => Attendance.

This feature is best used in conjunction with Eventbrite Ticket Rules if you would like to limit who can register for each session.

Show Most Popular Session Page
Participants can click “Popular” in the sidebar to browse sessions sorted by the number of signups.

To disable the page, turn off the toggle on Settings => Content.
Popular Chart

Domain Whitelisting
By default, email accounts from all domains can create accounts on Sched. Restrict account creation and login to specific domain(s) in your event settings.

Use domain whitelisting with these privacy options only:

  1. Public event with open signup
  2. Private event with password wall

To enable domain whitelisting, add the domains you’d like to allow creation and login on Settings => General.

Please note: If your event has Eventbrite connected, whitelisted domains are not enforced.

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