Privacy Policy

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Comments Privacy Policy

When you leave comments on our site, we collect the information provided in the comments form along with your IP address and browser user agent string. This helps us in spam detection and improving our website’s security.

An anonymized string generated from your email address (also known as a hash) may be shared with the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. For more information, you can refer to the privacy policy of the Gravatar service available at Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public along with your comment.

Media Privacy Policy

If you upload images to our website, please ensure that they do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on our website.

Cookies Privacy Policy

When you leave a comment on our site, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies 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, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, several cookies will be set up to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies are valid for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will be saved for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove the login cookies.

Additionally, when you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only indicates the post ID of the article you edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content

Articles on our website may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content behaves similarly to when a visitor visits the other website directly.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Sharing

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

Data Retention

Comments and their associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This enables us to recognize and automatically approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users have the option to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except for their username). Website administrators also have access to view and modify this information.

Your Rights

If you have an account on our website or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file containing 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. However, this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission

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