Privacy Policy

Who we are

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If you leave comments on the site, we collect:

  • your comments
  • your IP address
  • browser user agent string

Gravatar uses email address in an anonymised manner to see if who is using their services. Their privacy policy is available. Once approved, your comment shows your profile picture.


If you upload images to the website, please remove any embedded location data (EXIF GPS). People can download and extract any location data from these images.


If you leave a comment on our site you can opt-in to saving your details using cookies. These are for your convenience should you decide to leave more comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit the login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie has no personal data and closing your browser discarded it.

When you log in, we set up several cookies to save your login information and display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login lasts for two weeks. Logging out of your account removes the login cookies.

If you edit or publish an article, we save a cookie in your browser. This cookie has no personal data and shows the article ID you edited. It lasts 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). These content behave in the same way if visitors used the other website.

These websites have their own privacy policy. We will endeavour to inform you of any embedded content from other sites.

Who we share your data with

Requesting a password reset includes your IP address in the reset email.

How long do we keep your data

We keep your comments and their metadata indefinitely. This helps us to recognise and approve more comments.

If you register on our website, we store your information in your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete personal information at any time (except your username). Website administrators can see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account with us, or have commented, you can ask for an exported file of the data we hold about you. This includes any data you have given us. You can also ask that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we have to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We check visitor comments with an automated spam detection service.