Privacy Policy

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on our site, we gather the information provided in the comments form, including the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This information is collected to assist in the detection of spam and to ensure the security of our platform.

An anonymous string, generated from your email address (also referred to as a hash), may be shared with the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy can be found here: Following the approval of your comment, your profile picture may be publicly visible within the context of your comment.

Your privacy is important to us, and we take measures to safeguard the information you provide. If you have any concerns or questions about our comment policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


When you upload images to the website, we recommend refraining from uploading images that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). It’s important to be aware that visitors to the website have the capability to download and extract location data from images present on the site. To protect your privacy and the privacy of others, we advise you to review and potentially remove any location data before uploading images to the website. If you have any queries or concerns regarding image uploads and privacy, please feel free to get in touch with us. Your privacy is a priority, and we’re here to assist you.

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When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website information in cookies. These cookies are designed to enhance your convenience by eliminating the need to repeatedly fill in your details every time you leave a comment. These cookies will remain active for a duration of one year.

For users who possess an account and log in to our site, a temporary cookie will be established to determine whether your browser is configured to accept cookies. This temporary cookie does not contain any personal data and will be discarded once you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we will set up multiple cookies to store your login information and your preferences for screen display. Login cookies will remain valid for two days, while screen options cookies will last for a year. If you choose the “Remember Me” option during login, your login will persist for a span of two weeks. Should you decide to log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.

In situations where you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie holds no personal data; its sole purpose is to indicate the post ID of the article you’ve recently edited. This cookie will expire after 1 day.

Your privacy and security are significant to us, and we aim to provide a transparent understanding of our cookie practices. If you have any inquiries or concerns about cookie usage on our site, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are committed to ensuring a seamless and secure user experience for all our visitors.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles featured on this site may incorporate embedded content, such as videos, images, and articles, sourced from external websites. It’s important to understand that embedded content from other websites functions in the same manner as if you were to visit those external sites directly.

These external websites might gather data about you, utilize cookies, introduce additional third-party tracking mechanisms, and observe your engagement with the embedded content. This includes monitoring your interactions with the embedded content, especially if you possess an account and are logged in to the respective external website.

We advise you to be aware of these practices and to review the privacy policies of these external websites to fully comprehend their data collection and tracking processes. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we strive to provide you with a transparent understanding of how embedded content operates on our site. Should you have any inquiries or concerns about embedded content and its implications, please feel free to reach out to us.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

When you leave a comment on our site, both the comment itself and its associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This practice allows us to identify and automatically approve any subsequent follow-up comments, ensuring a smoother experience instead of placing them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if applicable), we retain the personal information they provide within their user profiles. We grant all users the capability to view, modify, or delete their personal information at their convenience, with the exception of changing their usernames. Additionally, website administrators possess the authority to access and modify this information as needed.

Transparency and user control over personal information are key priorities for us. If you have any questions or concerns about comment retention or user profiles, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and providing you with a clear understanding of our data practices.

What rights you have over your data

If you possess an account on this site or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file containing the personal data we have stored about you. This exported file will encompass any information you have shared with us. Furthermore, you have the authority to request the erasure of any personal data we have in our possession related to you.

It’s important to note that this erasure process will not encompass any data we are obligated to retain for administrative, legal, or security reasons as mandated by applicable regulations.

Your control over your personal information is a priority for us. If you wish to make a data request or seek the erasure of your personal data, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We’re dedicated to respecting your privacy rights and providing you with the information and actions you need to manage your data effectively.

Where we send your data

To ensure the quality and authenticity of visitor comments, we employ an automated spam detection service. This service aids in identifying and preventing spam from infiltrating the comments section. By utilizing this tool, we aim to maintain a positive and valuable experience for all visitors while minimizing the impact of spam content. If you have any questions or concerns about our spam detection practices, please feel free to reach out to us. Your engagement and feedback are important to us, and we strive to provide a secure and enjoyable environment for all our users.

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Additional Information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements