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What personal data we collect and why we collect it



visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and

also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam


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 Gravatar service

privacy policy is available here: After approval of your

comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid

uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website

can download and extract any location data from images on the website.



This site contains at least one contact form. The information collected through contact

forms includes the following:

  • name
  • email address

I will use this information to respond to any messages you send and/or provide adequate



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name,

email 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 comment. These cookies will last

for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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 days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select

"Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your

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 the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1


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


These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional

third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including

tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in

to that website.


I use
Google Analytics
for tracking how people are using this web site.

Who we share your data with

I only share people’s information when additional resources are needed in order to provide

the best service possible.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its

metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up

comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that

register on our website (if any), we also 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 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

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.


we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam

detection service.

Your contact information

[See above]

How we protect your data

All data is stored in password-protected areas.

What data breach procedures we have in

What third parties we send data to or

receive data from