What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you are uploading photos to a website, you should avoid uploading photos with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the site can download and extract any location data from images posted on the site.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so you don’t have to re-enter your details 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 does not contain any personal information and is deleted 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 one year. If you select “Remember me”, your login details will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, your login cookies will be deleted.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal information and only 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 contain 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.
We analyze website traffic using tools that generally count visits to a given website. The analytics are anonymous.
Who do we share your data with?
To no one.
How long do we store your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are stored indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments 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).
What rights do you have in relation to your data?
If you have an account on this site or have left a comment, you may request an exported file of the personal information we hold about you, including the information you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not apply to data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.