What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form. Additionally, we collect 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. This system aids you in case you decide to leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site. We will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and disappears 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. When you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, there is a removal of the login cookies.
When you edit or publish an article, another cookie becomes saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We do not share your data with anybody else.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata stay forever. This process is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding 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 you have over your data
Suppose you have an account on this site or have left comments on it. You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. This data includes any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Please note that this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Also, please note that sometimes, visitor comments are checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information