When you leave a comment on our site, the data entered in the comment form, along with your IP address and browser user agent, are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
If you upload images to the site, we advise against uploading images containing GPS coordinates EXIF data. People visiting your site can download and extract location data from these images.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be offered to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is solely for your convenience so that you do not have to enter this information again when you leave another comment. These cookies expire after one year.
If you visit the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be automatically deleted when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a login cookie is two days, while that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login cookie will be retained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be removed.
When you edit or publish a post, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data; it simply indicates the post’s ID that you have just edited. It expires after one day.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were visiting that other website.
USE AND TRANSMISSION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the password reset email.
DATA STORAGE DURATION
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is done to recognize and automatically approve any subsequent comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For accounts registered on our site (if any), we also store the personal information provided in their profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also see and edit that information.
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR DATA
If you have an account or have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including the information you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal, or security reasons.
TRANSMISSION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.