Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information when you visit our website, We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that your personal information remains secure. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Who we are

Our website address is:


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string. This information helps us in spam detection and ensuring the quality and security of our website.

If you have a Gravatar account, an anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. Your profile picture, if approved, will be publicly visible along with your comment.


If you upload images to the website, please ensure that you do not include any embedded location data (EXIF GPS) in the images. Other visitors to the website can download and extract location data from such images.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are convenient, as they save you from having to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will remain stored on your device for one year.

When you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we will set up several cookies to store your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies will be stored for two days, while screen options cookies will be stored for one year. If you select the “Remember Me” option, your login will persist for two weeks. When 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 contains no personal data and only indicates the post ID of the article you edited. It will expire after one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content such as videos, images, or articles from other websites. Embedded content from external sources behaves in the same way as if you have visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. This includes tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

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

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This enables us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for the username, which cannot be changed. Website administrators also have access to view and edit this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. However, please note that we may be required to retain certain data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to ensure the security and integrity of our website. This process may involve sending the comment data, including the visitor’s IP address, to a third-party service for analysis and spam detection purposes.

Data security

We take the security of your personal information seriously and have implemented appropriate measures to protect it from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Third-party websites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites. These websites have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to review them when visiting their websites. We do not assume any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices, content, or actions of third-party websites.

Children’s privacy

Our website is not directed to individuals under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us, and we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account if applicable.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates or changes.

Contact information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact us at [email address]. We will strive to address your inquiries and resolve any issues in a timely and appropriate manner.

Last updated: 24 May 2023

By using our website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms outlined in this policy, please refrain from using our website.

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