Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in th= e comments form, and also the visitor=E2=80=99s 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 G= ravatar service privacy policy is available here: ivacy/. After 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 w= ith embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can= download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, e= mail 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 comme= nt. 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 day= s, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select =E2=80=9CRemem= ber Me=E2=80=9D, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of y= our 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 t= he 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional= third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded cont= ent, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you h= ave an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefi= nitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments auto= matically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the perso= nal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit= , or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot chan= ge their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that infor= mation.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can requ= est to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, inc= luding 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection serv= ice.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements