Who we are

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  • Comments

    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.

  • Media

    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

    When contacting, contact forms as a way to direct your inquiry to the representatives of Submissions are stored on the the third-party contact form, if you find that you would like your submission to be deleted from the website, feel free to contact us.

  • Cookies

    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.

  • Analytics

    User and event data retention for our third-party analytics software is up to 50 months, then it is deleted, according to our third-party analytics software.

Who we share your data with

  • We do not sell your personal data. Any data stored has the purpose of creating a better user experience. Data is tracked through third-party analytics software for the betterment of the website experience.

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. Third-party analytics and contact form tools may have their own ways of collecting data from add-ons we are using, but we are not responsible for their collecting methods or how they handle data.

Additional information

  • How we protect your data
    We use third-party tools with SSL-secured connections to store any data that is going to the website.
  • What data breach procedures we have in place
    If a data breach occurs, you will be contacted within 72-hours of the data breach occurring notifying you of the breach and the next steps associated with the severity of the breach. If a breach occurs, all software related to the collection of data will be inspected and changes in software my occur to give users more protection.

Your contact information

  • If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy as a user on, be sure to contact us today.