Privacy Policy

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Visitor Comments

Upon submission of comments by visitors on the website, we gather the information provided within the comment form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This data is utilized to facilitate the identification and prevention of spam.

Anonymized hashes generated from email addresses may be furnished to the Gravatar service to ascertain its usage. Further details on the privacy policy of the Gravatar service can be found here: Following approval of a comment, the associated profile picture becomes visible to the public in relation to the respective comment.

Media Content

For those uploading images to the website, it is advisable to avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) within the images. Visitors to the website have the capacity to download and extract any location-related information embedded within the images.


Should you choose to leave a comment on our site, you may opt to have your name, email address, and website stored in cookies. This serves to enhance your convenience by eliminating the need to re-enter your details for subsequent comments. These cookies retain their information for a duration of one year.

Upon visiting our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine your browser’s acceptance of cookies. This cookie is devoid of personal data and is discarded upon closure of your browser.

Upon logging in, a series of cookies are established to safeguard your login credentials and screen display preferences. Login cookies remain active for two days, while screen options cookies persist for a year. Opting for the “Remember Me” feature extends your login persistence to two weeks. Logging out of your account results in the removal of the login cookies.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser, containing no personal data. It solely indicates the post ID of the edited article and expires after 1 day.

Incorporated Content from External Sources

Articles featured on this platform may encompass embedded content, such as videos, images, or articles, sourced from other websites. Embedded content behaves identically to a direct visit to the respective external site.

These external websites may gather information, employ cookies, integrate third-party tracking mechanisms, and monitor your engagement with the embedded content. This monitoring extends to interactions with embedded content in cases where you possess an account and are logged in to the respective external website.

Data Sharing

In the event of a password reset request, your IP address will be included within the reset email.

Data Retention Period

Comments, together with their accompanying metadata, are preserved indefinitely upon submission. This procedure expedites the automatic recognition and endorsement of subsequent follow-up comments, negating the requirement for moderation.

For registered users on our platform, their personal information provided within their user profile is stored. All users maintain the prerogative to view, edit, or delete their personal data at any juncture, excluding alterations to their username. Administrative personnel possess the capability to access and modify this information.

Your Data Rights

If you maintain an account on this site or have left comments, you have the right to solicit an exported file containing the personal data we have amassed about you, including any information you have provided. Furthermore, you can request the erasure of any personal data within our possession. However, this request does not encompass data we are legally or administratively obligated to retain.

Data Transmission

Visitor comments may undergo scrutiny by an automated spam detection service.