Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What information do we collect?

We collect information to provide and improve our services to you. Here’s what we collect:

  • Comments: When you leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, including your name (if provided), email address, comment content, IP address, and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.
  • Gravatar: 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 and display your profile picture next to your comment. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:
  • Media: We recommend avoiding uploading images to our website with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
  • Cookies: We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. Here’s a breakdown of the cookies we use:
    • Comment cookies (optional): These cookies store your name, email address, and website for your convenience so you don’t have to fill them in again when leaving another comment (expire in 1 year).
    • Session cookies: These temporary cookies help determine if your browser accepts cookies and are discarded when you close your browser.
    • Login cookies (if applicable): If our website offers login functionality, these cookies store your login information for convenience (expire in 2 days).
    • Screen option cookies (if applicable): These cookies remember your display preferences, such as text size (expire in 1 year).
    • Content editing cookies (if applicable): If you can edit content on our website, these cookies track the post ID of the articles you edit (expire in 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 same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content.

How do we use your information?

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To display and manage your comments on our website.
  • To respond to your inquiries and requests.
  • To improve the overall user experience on our website.
  • To send comment follow-up notifications if you’ve opted-in.
  • To comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

Who do we share your information with?

We will not share your personal information with third parties except in the following limited circumstances:

  • Gravatar service: We share your anonymized email address with Gravatar to retrieve your profile picture for comments (optional).
  • Third-party service providers: We may use third-party service providers for limited purposes, such as spam detection on comments. These service providers are obligated to keep your information confidential.
  • Legal requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law or to protect the rights or safety of ourselves or others.

How long do we retain your information?

  • Comments: We retain comments and their metadata indefinitely for spam detection and automatic approval of follow-up comments.
  • Registered users (if applicable): If our website offers user registration, registered users’ information is stored in their profiles. Users can edit or delete their information (except usernames). Administrators can also access and edit user information for technical or customer service purposes.
  • Cookies: The retention period for cookies depends on the type of cookie. Please refer to the information above about the specific cookies we use and their expiration times.

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. 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.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or your privacy rights, please contact us by click here.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or comply with legal requirements. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.