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, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar
in the context of your comment.
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. If you select "Remember Me", your
login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login
cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser.
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
tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including
tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and
are logged in to that website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This
is so we can recognize 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
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 does not include any data we are obliged to keep for
administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact 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