Privacy Policy

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When a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form. And the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

Our site creates an anonymized string from your email address (a hash). We may give your hash to the Gravatar service to see if you use it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here:

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public. It’s shown in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data. Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience, so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. 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 set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, login cookies get removed.

Suppose you edit or publish an article; an additional cookie will get saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data. It simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one 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 exactly as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, and embed additional third-party tracking. And monitor your interaction with that embedded content. It includes tracking your interaction with the embedded content.

Who do we share your data with?

We may include your IP address in the reset email if you request a password reset.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, your comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. It’s so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically. Instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that 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 any data you have provided to us. You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Excluding any data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where is your data sent?

We may send all visitor’s comments through automated spam detection services.