If a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect the data indicated in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent data for the purpose of spam detection.
An anonymized string generated from your email address (“hash”) may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. Once a comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.
If you are a registered user and upload photos to the site, you may want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata, as they may contain your GPS location data. Visitors can extract this information by downloading images from the site.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in a cookie. This is done for your convenience, so as not to fill in the data again when re-commenting. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account on the site and you log in, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser supports cookies, cookies do not contain any personal information and are deleted when you close your browser.
When you sign in to your account, we also set several cookies with login details and screen settings. Login cookies are stored for two days, screen settings cookies for a year. If you choose the “Remember me” option, your login information will be stored for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.
When editing or publishing an article in the browser, an additional cookie will be stored, it does not contain personal data and contains only the ID of the post you edited, expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embeddable content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.), such content behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited another site.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long do we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment itself and its metadata are stored indefinitely. This is done in order to detect and approve subsequent comments automatically, instead of queuing them for approval.
For users who register on our site, we store the personal information that they indicate in their profile. All users can see, edit or remove their profile information at any time (except for the username). The website administration can also see and change this information.
What are your rights to your data
If you have an account on the site or if you have left comments, you can request an export file of the personal data that we have stored about you, including the data you provided. You can also request that this data be deleted, this does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where do we send your data
User comments may be checked by an automatic spam detection service.