We collect data from visitors who leave comments on our site.
Spam detection is also made easier by the IP address of the visitor and their browser user agent
A hash, also known as an anonymized string made from your email address, may be sent to the
Gravatar service to check if it is being used.
Your profile picture will be visible to the public when you comment.
You should not upload images that contain embedded location data (EXIFGPS) to the website.
Any location data can be downloaded and extracted by visitors from the images.
You can opt-in to have your name, email address and website saved in cookies if you leave
comments on our site.
These are provided for your convenience so you don't have to enter your details every time you
These cookies can last one year.
We will place a temporary cookie on your browser to verify that it accepts cookies when you visit
our login page.
This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser.
We will save your login information, and allow you to choose the screen display option when you log
Login cookies last for two days and screen options cookies for one year.
Your login will be saved for up to two weeks if you choose "Remember Me". Log out to remove your
If you publish or edit an article, a second cookie will be saved to your browser.
This cookie does not contain any personal data but indicates the post ID for the article you have just
edited. It expires after one day.
Other websites can embed content
This site might contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles).
The embedded content on other websites behaves the same way as if the visitor had visited it.
Monitor and track your interaction with embedded content.
If you already have an account and are signed in to the website,
We share your data with whom?
If you request a reset password, your IP address will be added to the email.
What length of time do we keep your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment and metadata are kept indefinitely.
This allows us to automatically approve and recognize any follow-up comments, rather than keeping
them in a moderation queue.
Users who register on our website (if applicable)
We also keep the personal information that users provide in their user profiles.
Users can access, edit or delete any of their personal data at any time. However, they cannot change
Administrators of websites can also view and modify this information.
What rights do your data have?
You can create an account or leave comments if you already have one.
You can request an export file of your personal data, which includes any data that you have
You may also ask us to erase any personal information we have about you.
This does not include data that we are required to keep for legal, administrative, or security reasons.
We are sending your data to the following address
An automated spam detection service may check visitor comments.