We value your privacy.
Comment privacy. When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. Selecting “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
When you edit or publish an article, your browser will save an additional cookie. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites can collect data about you, employ cookies, integrate supplementary third-party tracking, and oversee your interaction with the embedded content, which includes tracking your engagement with it if you possess an account and are logged in to that website.
WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH.
When you make a request for a password reset, the reset email will contain your IP address.
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA.
If you leave a comment, we retain the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This allows us to automatically identify and approve any subsequent comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA.
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. “This excludes any data we must retain for administrative, legal, or security reasons.
WHERE YOUR DATA IS SENT.
We may use an automated spam detection service to examine visitor comments.