What personal data do we collect and why do 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 user agent string. browser to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, avoid uploading images that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and extract all location data from site images.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are 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 have an account and log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data 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 cookies for one year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, 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 data and simply indicates the identifier of the article you have just modified. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.
How long do we keep your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve all follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website (if applicable), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this 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 data that you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where do we send your data?
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.