Peridot is a real world adventure pet game where all the creatures, known as Peridots (or “Dots” for short), are one-of-a-kind and unique. In this game, you are a Keeper, in charge of raising your Dot from birth to adulthood. Your Dot grows as you nurture, feed, play, and engage with it. Explore our privacy features that put you in control.
To access your settings go to your Backpack, and then tap Settings. Learn more about gameplay features where you can manage your privacy:
What Can Other Players See About Me?
Players can see the following information about you at a Habitat in the “Nearby Dots” section, or when shown in “Visitor Dots”:
Your Niantic ID/Keeper Name
Your Dot's name
Your Dot's Archetype
Players will have the ability to share your Dot with others which will include your Dot’s photo, Traits, and your Niantic ID.
Players will have the opportunity to Hatch-a-Dot with your Dot in Campfire (Note: Niantic Kids accounts do not have access to Campfire or this feature.)
To see what other players can see about you in Campfire, please check out our Help Center Article What Can Others See About Me In Campfire?
To opt out of your Niantic ID appearing at Habitats, go to your Backpack > Settings > and select Incognito Mode.
If you visit a Habitat, your Keeper name and Dot's name will be visible to others. To opt out of appearing at Habitats, go to your Backpack > Settings > and select Incognito Mode.
If you post in the Peridot community forum, your posts and keeper name will be visible to others.
What Can My Friends See About Me?
Friends can see the following profile information in your Peridot profile:
Current Dot information (Age, Name, Archetype, Traits, Distance Walked, and total Dot XP)
Note: Friends have the ability to share your current Dot.
Friends can now request to Hatch-a-Dot with your Peridot from this screen.
Your profile in Peridot is game specific and contains different information than your profile in Niantic Campfire. Friends can also access your Niantic Campfire Profile, which may show recent achievements in other Niantic apps. Niantic Kids accounts do not have access to Campfire or the Hatch-a-Dot feature.