Along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string, we also collect information from the comments form to assist us in spotting spam.

In order to determine whether you are using Gravatar, the service may obtain an encrypted string (usually referred to as a hash) created from your email address. The privacy policy for the Gravatar service is available at Your profile picture will appear next to your comment once it has been accepted by the general public.


Avoid uploading photos with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) if you plan to submit them to the website. Any location data from photographs on the website can be downloaded and extracted by website visitors.


When you post a remark on our website, you may decide whether or not to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. Thanks to these, which are offered for your convenience, you won’t have to re-enter your details every time you submit a comment. These cookies have a 12-month shelf life.

To check if your browser allows cookies, we’ll momentarily store one if you visit our login page. This cookie does not contain personal data and is destroyed when your browser closes.

When you log in, we will create several cookies to preserve your login information and screen display preferences. In contrast to login cookies, which are only good for two days, screen options cookies are good for a year. Your login will be active for two weeks if you select “Remember Me.” After you log out of your account, the cookies used for your login will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, a new cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain personal information; it only contains the post ID of the article you just updated. It expires after one day.

Embedded Content from other Websites

This website’s articles may contain embedded content (such as videos, photographs, articles, etc.). When another website’s content is included, it operates exactly as if the visitor had really visited the other website.

These websites may track your interaction with the included content, gather information about you, utilize cookies, include additional third-party tracking, and monitor your activity.

E-Mail Marketing

You can choose to either opt in or out of our email list. You consent to receive emails, updates, messages, promotional materials, and any other content associated with this website by subscribing and opting in. Your email message, email address, and any replies you receive are saved for future correspondence with you when you send an email. This information is kept private, and unless otherwise specified in this privacy statement, we do not disclose, sell, or trade your email information with third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you post a comment, the comment and any associated information are kept forever. This allows us to detect and approve subsequent comments without manually moderating them.

If any users register on our website, we retain the personal data they supply in their user profile. Except for their username, which they cannot change, all users may see, update, or remove their personal information at any time. Administrators of the website can also access and modify that data.

Rights over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we possess about you, along with any data you have given us if you have an account on our website or have left comments. You can also ask us to delete any personal information we may have about you. This does not apply to any information we must maintain for administrative, legal, or security reasons.