NatureMapr Security Model

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NatureMapr protects sensitive sightings through the use of a comprehensive security model that overlays all functionality provided by the platform.

That is, the security model restricts the visibility of sighting coordinates to only appropriate users as per the following matrix:

Role Highly Sensitive Species Sensitive Species
Administrator Coordinates and location name visible for all sightings Coordinates and location name visible for all sightings
Sighting Author Coordinates and location name visible for own sightings Coordinates and location name visible for own sightings
Category Moderator Coordinates and location name visible for sightings confirmed in their moderator categories only Coordinates and location name visible for sightings confirmed in their moderator categories only
Location Moderator Coordinates and location name visible for sightings in their moderator locations only Coordinates and location name visible for sightings in their moderator locations only
Normal User Location name and coordinates suppressed Location name visible, coordinates suppressed
August 13, 2019