Privacy policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, 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 to read. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms and emails

When you fill out a contact form on our site or send us an email, we collect the information you provide, such as your name, email address, and any other information you choose to provide, to respond to your queries and improve our services. By submitting the form or sending us an email, you agree to the collection and use of your data in accordance with this privacy policy.

Interactions with us and our affiliates

When you interact with us or our affiliates and members, either in person or through digital platforms such as social media and mobile apps, we may collect information you provide directly or indirectly. This includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, social media profiles, and any personal data shared during these interactions. We collect this information to facilitate communication, offer support, provide services, and enhance your experience with us and our affiliates.


We use cookies to enhance your experience. If you leave a comment, you may opt into saving your name, email, 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 one day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content.


We collect data through analytics tools to understand how you use our site and services, to improve your user experience.

How long we retain your data

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely. For users that register, we also store personal information in their user profile...

What rights you have over your data

You can request 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We may share your information with third parties when necessary for legal, administrative, or security purposes.

Sharing your information

We may share your personal data with our affiliates and members for the purposes outlined in this policy, including service provision, support, and marketing. All such sharing is conducted in compliance with applicable laws and with respect for your privacy rights.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on this page.

Consent and how to withdraw consent

By using our site, filling in forms, or interacting with us digitally or physically, you consent to our privacy policy. To withdraw your consent, please contact the data controller at