FAQ

FAQ

Why is an Identity provider (IdP) (currently Facebook) used?

The reason is that:
  1. They generally "maintain" their registers to prevent fake accounts (users with multiple accounts).
  2. They have more security features (using multifactor authentication etc).
  3. Furthermore, the end-user will have fewer passwords to remember.
Here is a some other ID-providers that are considered.

What data is taken from the IdP?
What data is shared with the IdP?
Nothing.