When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data. Including data from the comments form, and the visitor’s IP address. We also collect browser user agent strings to help spam detection.
After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
Whenever uploading images to the website, you should avoid images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). 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. The cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when your browser is closed.
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. Also, whenever you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Whenever 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 (for example, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who do we share your data with?
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
Whenever you leave a comment, the metadata is retained indefinitely. In this manner, we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time but they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights do 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. But you can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. We keep data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
An automated spam detection service will check visitors’ comments.