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Data We Collect

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a  hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using  it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your  profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.