Privacy Policy

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When visitors leave comments on our site we collect the data shown in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user string to help detect spam. Gravatar users may be provided with an anonymous string generated from your email address (called a hash) to see if you are using it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here: After verification of your comment, your profile picture is publicly visible next to your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Website visitors can download and extract all location data and images from the website.


If you leave comments on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will temporarily set a cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted when you close your browser. When you log in, we will set several cookies to save your login information and your screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days and screen selection cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will remain valid for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted. If you edit or publish an article, a cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only shows the publication identifier of the article you are currently editing. It expires after a day.

Content added to other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded on third-party websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor had visited the third-party website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, add third-party plugins, and monitor your interactions with embedded content, including tracking your interactions with embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to the 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 keep your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are saved forever. This allows us to check and validate all subsequent statements instead of holding them in a queue.

For users who register on our website (if applicable), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information. What rights do you have for your data
If you have an account on this site, or leave a comment, you can request to receive an archive of the personal data we have about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also ask us to delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to retain for regulatory, legal or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Guest comments can be checked by an automatic spam detection service.