What kind of personal data we gather and why
When visitors post comments on the site, we collect the information displayed on the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user browser identifier to help detect spam.
Media and Files
If you are uploading images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with built-in location data (EXIF GPS). Site visitors can download and retrieve location data from images on the site.
By leaving a comment on our site, you can allow your name, email address and website to be stored in cookies. They are for your convenience, so you don’t have to re-fill in your comments when you leave another comment. These cookies will be kept for one year.
If you have an account and log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is deleted when you close your browser.
When you log in to your site, a few more cookies will save your login information and your preferences for what you see on the screen. Sign-in cookies expire in two days, and screen preferences expire in a year. If you choose the save option, your login information will be kept for two weeks. If you sign out, your login cookies will be deleted.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved to your browser. It will not contain any personal information, it will simply add the ID of the post you just edited. Expires in one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site can be embedded (videos, images, content, etc.). Embedded content from other sites accepts and behaves with the site visitor as a visitor to your own site.
Sharing your data with third parties
How long we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are saved indefinitely. This is so that we can automatically recognize and approve your follow-up comments instead of keeping them in the approval queue.
For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide on their profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). Website administrators can view and edit this information.
Your rights regarding your data
If you have an account on this site or have commented on it, you may request to receive a file containing all the information we hold about you, including the information you have provided to us. You may also want to delete the personal information we hold about you. However, this does not include data that we are required to store for administrative purposes, for site security purposes, or by law.
How we use your data
Visitor comments can be verified through an automatic spam comment checking service.
Your contact information