Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or interact with (the “Site”).

Who We Are

Our website address is:

Information We Collect

  • Comments: When you leave comments on the Site, we collect the information you provide in the comment form, including your IP address and browser user agent string, to help with spam detection.
  • Gravatar: An anonymized string from your email address (hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to see if you have a profile picture. You can find the Gravatar service privacy policy here: Your profile picture will be publicly displayed with your comment if you have a Gravatar account.
  • Media: Uploading images to the Site with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) is discouraged. Visitors can download and extract this data from images on the website.
  • Cookies:
    • Comment Cookies: If you leave a comment, you can choose to save your name, email, and website in cookies for your convenience. These expire after one year.
    • Session Cookies: To determine if your browser accepts cookies, a temporary cookie is set when you visit the login page. This cookie disappears when you close your browser.
    • Login Cookies: Login information and screen display choices are saved using cookies when you log in. Login cookies last two days, and screen option cookies last a year. Choosing “Remember Me” extends your login for two weeks. Login cookies are removed when you log out.
    • Post-Editing Cookies: An additional cookie is stored in your browser when you edit or publish an article. This cookie expires after one day and only indicates the post ID.

Embedded Content

Articles on the Site may include embedded content from other websites (e.g., videos, images, and articles). This content behaves as if you visited the original website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

  • Comments: Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for automatic recognition and approval of follow-up comments.
  • User Data: Registered users’ personal information is stored in their user profile. Users can access, edit, or delete their information at any time (except username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account or have left comments on the Site, you can request an exported file of your personal data, including any data you provided. You can also request the erasure of your personal data, except for information we are required to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By visiting our contact page on the site,
  • By emailing us at

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site.

This is a good foundation for your privacy policy, but you may want to consider adding a few things depending on your specific needs:

  • Security: How you store and secure user data.
  • Children’s Privacy: If your site is directed towards children, you may need to comply with additional regulations.
  • Third-Party Service Providers: If you use third-party service providers that collect or process user data, you will need to disclose this.

It’s also important to consult with a lawyer to ensure your privacy policy complies with all applicable laws and regulations.