Who we are
Our website address is:
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 anonymised string created from your
email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to
https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.
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 visit our login page, 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
These websites may collect data about
interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction
with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your
IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and
its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve
any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation
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
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through
an automated spam detection service.