Who We Are

What We Collect and Why

  • Comments: We collect your comments, IP address, and browser details to prevent spam, and check your email for a Gravatar profile.
  • Media: If you upload images, we advise against including location data (EXIF GPS).
  • Analytics: We use Google Analytics 4 to collect visitor data for understanding website usage and improving user experience.

Cookies and Login Information

  • Comment Cookies: Opt to save your name, email, and website in cookies for convenience. These last one year.
  • Login Cookies: Temporary cookies check browser cookie acceptance, and others are set for login and display preferences. Login cookies last two days, display cookies last a year, and “Remember Me” extends login to two weeks.
  • Editing/Publishing Cookies: Set when editing or publishing, indicating article ID, and expire after 1 day.

Embedded Content

  • Content from other sites behaves as if you visited those sites directly, possibly including tracking and monitoring your interactions.

Data Sharing and Retention

  • Comment Data: Retained indefinitely for follow-up comments.
  • User Data: For registered users, personal info is stored and can be edited or deleted (except username). Administrators can also edit this info.

Your Rights

  • Data Access/Deletion: Request your personal data file or data deletion, excluding data required for legal reasons.

Additional Information

  • Spam Detection: Comments are checked via automated spam detection.
  • Data Protection and Breach Procedures: We implement security measures to protect your data and will take appropriate actions in case of any data breach.
  • Third-Party Data and Automated Decision-Making: We receive data from Google Analytics 4 and do not engage in automated decision-making with user data.
  • Regulatory Disclosure: We comply with industry regulatory disclosure requirements pertinent to digital marketing and data protection.

For full details, please refer to the comprehensive privacy policy on our website.