Who We Are
We value your input! When visitors share comments on our site, we gather the data provided in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string for effective spam detection.
Pictures speak a thousand words! If you upload images to our website, please refrain from including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to our website have the capability to download and extract any location data from images posted.
For your convenience, leaving a comment on our site gives you the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies remain effective for one year, eliminating the need to repeatedly fill in your details.
Visiting our login page triggers a temporary cookie to determine your browser’s cookie acceptance. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded upon closing your browser.
Upon logging in, we establish multiple cookies to preserve your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies persist for two days, while screen options cookies last for a year. Opting for “Remember Me” extends your login persistence to two weeks. If you log out, the login cookies are removed.
Editing or publishing an article results in an additional cookie saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only signifies the post ID of the edited article, expiring after 1 day.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Our articles may feature embedded content such as videos, images, or articles from other websites. This content behaves similarly to your visit to the external site.
These external websites may collect data, utilize cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, especially 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 is included in the reset email.
How Long We Retain Your Data
Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for seamless follow-up comment recognition and approval, eliminating the need for moderation queues.
For registered users on our website, we securely store the personal information provided in their user profile. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, with the exception of changing their username. Our website administrators also have the capability to view and edit this information.
Your Rights Over Your Data
If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request an exported file containing the personal data we hold about you, including any information you’ve provided. You also have the right to request the deletion of any personal data we hold about you, except for data obligated to be retained for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where Your Data Is Sent