Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for

Identity and Website

Welcome to (“Website”). This section informs you about our identity and our website’s address:


When you leave comments on, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string to aid in spam detection.

An anonymized string, known as a hash, may be created from your email address and shared with the Gravatar service to verify if you are using it. The privacy policy for Gravatar is accessible here. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.


For those uploading images to, please avoid images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract location data from these images.


If you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for convenience, so you don’t need to refill your details for future comments. These cookies last one year.

Visiting our login page triggers a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is removed when you close your browser.

Logging in results in several cookies being set up to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, while screen option cookies last a year. Selecting “Remember Me” extends your login for two weeks. If you log out, these login cookies will be removed.

Editing or publishing an article sets an additional cookie in your browser. This cookie, which includes no personal data, simply shows the post ID of the article you edited and expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content

Articles on may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles). Such content from other websites behaves exactly as if you visited those websites directly.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking if you have an account and are logged into those websites.

Data Sharing

Your data may be shared in specific instances, such as when you request a password reset, wherein your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for recognition and automatic approval of follow-up comments. For registered users, we store the personal information they provide in their profile. Users can always view, edit, or delete their personal information (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators also have access to this information.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account or have left comments on, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including data you’ve provided. You can also request the erasure of any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.