When 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 detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar
https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the
public in the context of your comment.
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.
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
If you visit our login page, 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
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 website.
your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content
if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP
address will be included in the reset email.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an
automated spam detection service.