Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal information we collect and why?


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect data shown as comments as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent string to help detect spam.

An anonymous string created from your email address (also known as a hash) can be provided to Gravatar to see if you use it. The Gravatar Service Privacy Policy is available at: After approval of your comment, your profile picture appears publicly in the context of your comment.


You should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) when you upload images to the website. Website visitors can download and extract from images on the website any location data.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site, you can subscribe to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill your details again when you leave any other comments. These cookies will last for one year.

We will create a temporary cookie when you visit our login page to decide if your browser accepts cookies.

Upon login, we will also set several cookies to save your login information and screen display options. Cookies log in the last two days, and the screen option for cookies lasts one year. If you select “Remember me”, the login will continue for two weeks. The login cookies will be deleted if you log out of your account.

If you edit or post an article, an additional cookie will be left in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only indicates the publication ID of the article you edited. Expiring one day later.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (such as videos, pictures, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if a visitor had visited another site.

if so logged in then track your interactions with embedded content.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be kept indefinitely. This is so that we can automatically identify and agree to any subsequent comments rather than being suspended in a moderation queue.

For users registering on our site (if any), we also store personal information available in their user profile. All users are able to access, edit or remove their personal information at any time (unless they can change their username). Site administrators can view and modify this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or leave a comment, you can request to receive an export file of personal data provided by you, including any data provided by us. You can also request to delete personal data held by us. It does not include any data held for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Comments from visitors can be reviewed via an automated spam detection program.

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 we do with user data about automatic decision making and/or profiling?

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements