What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect data shown in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data included. Visitors to the website can download and extract location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill your details in again if you leave other comments. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content, such as videos, images, articles, etc. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties unless otherwise stated.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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 change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
We do not store any personal contact information without your express permission.
How we protect your data
Personal data shall be subject to additional safeguards to ensure this data is processed securely. Access to this data will be strictly limited to a minimum number of individuals and subject to confidentiality commitments. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In case of a data breach, administrators will immediately work through affected users and reset passwords if needed after informing the user.
What third parties we receive data from
We may receive data from third parties such as Google, Facebook, data brokers or aggregators.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data?
We only use user data to provide services on this website and target users for advertisements to remind them of the services we provide.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
Other than breach notifications, we are not aware of any regulatory disclosures we must provide.