Effective Date: 15th August 2023
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.
2. Cookies and Tracking Technologies
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 year.
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 removed.
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 day.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Information We Collect
5.1 Personal Information: We may collect personal information that you provide directly to us, such as your name, email address, and any other information you choose to provide when you interact with the Website.
5.2 Usage Data: We may automatically collect certain information about your device and usage of the Website. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, and other similar information.
6. How We Use Your Information
6.1 Provide and Improve the Website: We use the information we collect to provide and improve the functionality, content, and user experience of the Website.
6.2 Communications: We may use your contact information to send you updates, newsletters, and promotional materials that may be of interest to you. You can opt out of receiving these communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each email.
7. Disclosure of Your Information
7.1 Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who help us operate, manage, and improve the Website.
7.2 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information as required by law or to comply with legal obligations, protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and prevent fraud or illegal activities.
7.3 Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
8. Your Choices
You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information. You may also have the right to object to or restrict certain types of processing. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at email@example.com.
9. Children’s Privacy
The Website is not intended for children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you believe we have collected information from a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can promptly delete the information.
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
12. Contact Us
Last updated: 15th August 2023