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 spam detection.
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
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approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public 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.
third-party 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
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the
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
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection