Privacy Policy

Who we are

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Suggested text: To assist in the detection of spam, we collect the information that is displayed in the comment form as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string..

The Gravatar service may request an anonymous string derived from your email address, also known as a hash, to determine whether you are using it. The privacy policy for the Gravatar service can be found here: After your comment has been approved, the context of your comment will show your profile picture to the public.


Suggested text: Avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) when uploading them to the website. Any location data from images on the website can be downloaded and extracted by website visitors.


Suggested text: You can choose to have your name, email address, and website saved in cookies if you comment on our website. These are provided for your convenience so that you do not have to re-enter your information each time you post a comment. The shelf life of these cookies is one year.

We will set a temporary cookie to see if your browser accepts cookies when you visit our login page. This cookie does not contain any personal information and is deleted when your browser is closed.

We will also set several cookies to store your login information and display preferences when you log in. Cookies for screen options and log in last for a year, respectively. Your login will remain active for two weeks if you select “Remember Me.” The login cookies will be deleted when you log out of your account.

An additional cookie will be saved in your browser each time an article is edited or published. This cookie only displays the post ID of the article you just edited and contains no personal information. It runs out in one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional 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 do we share your data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Suggested text: The comment and its metadata are saved for as long as you leave them. This allows us to recognize and automatically approve any follow-up comments rather than placing them in a moderation queue.

We also store the personal information provided by users who register on our website (if any) in their user profiles. All users have access to their personal information at any time, with the exception of users who are unable to change their usernames. That data can also be viewed and edited by website administrators.

What rights do you have over your data

Suggested text: You are entitled to request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us if you have an account on this website or have left comments. You can also ask us to delete any personal information we have about you. We are not required to keep any data for administrative, legal, or security reasons.

Where your data is sent

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.