Privacy Policy


Privacy & Data Collection: Whenever you comment on our website, we gather the information you enter in the comment form along with your IP address and browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.

Gravatar Integration: If your email address is used for a Gravatar, it is hashed to check if you have a Gravatar account. This helps display your profile picture with your comment once it’s approved.


Uploading Images: If you decide to upload images to our website, please ensure they do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Other visitors might download and extract this data from your images.


Comment Cookies: If you leave a comment, you can choose to save your name, email, and website in cookies for convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter them next time you comment. These cookies last a year.

Login Cookies: Temporary cookies are used to check if your browser accepts cookies and they are removed when you close the browser. When you log in, we set cookies to remember your login and display settings, which last for two days to a year, depending on the cookie type. Logging out removes these cookies.

Editing Cookies: When you edit or publish an article, a cookie noting the post ID of the article you edited is saved. This expires after a day.

Embedded Content

Content from Other Websites: Articles here might include embedded content such as videos, images, or other articles. This content behaves as if you visited the original website, possibly collecting data about you, using cookies, or embedding additional tracking from third parties.

Data Sharing

Data Use in Password Resets: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be used in the reset email.

Data Retention

Comment Retention: Comments and their metadata are kept indefinitely to recognize and approve follow-up comments without them going to moderation.

User Information: If you register on our site, we store the personal information provided in your user profile. You can edit or delete your information at any time (username changes are not permissible). Website administrators can also access and edit this information.

Your Data Rights

Accessing Your Data: If you have an account or have left comments, you can request a file with the personal data we hold about you, including any data you’ve provided. You can also request the deletion of any personal data we hold, except for data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security reasons.

Data Transfer

Spam Detection: Comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.