Privacy Policy

Who We Are

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When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string for spam detection.

An anonymized string, created from your email address (hash), may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available [here]( After comment approval, your profile picture becomes visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, please avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


When you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for convenience. These cookies last for one year.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie determines if your browser accepts cookies, containing no personal data and is discarded upon closing your browser.

Upon login, several cookies save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. Selecting “Remember Me” keeps your login persistent for two weeks. Logging out removes the login cookies.

Editing or publishing an article adds an additional cookie in your browser, indicating the post ID of the edited article. It expires after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (videos, images, articles, etc.) behaving as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with embedded content, especially if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Sharing

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically, avoiding moderation queues. For registered users, personal information stored in user profiles can be seen, edited, or deleted. Usernames cannot be changed. Website administrators can also access and edit this information.

Data Rights

If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold, including the provided data. You may request the erasure of your personal data, excluding data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission

Visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection services.