Who we are
Information We Collect and How We Collect It
We may collect information about you in the following ways:
When you provide it directly to us. For example, when you fill out a form on the Site, create an account, or contact us with a question or comment, we may collect information such as your name, email address, and other contact information.
Through your use of the Site. We may collect information about your device and how you interact with the Site, including information such as your IP address, browser type, and other technical information. We may also collect information about your browsing and search activity on the Site, including the pages you visit and the links you click on.
From third parties. We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users of the Site who may provide us with information about you.
Use of Your Information
We may use the information we collect about you for the following purposes:
To provide and improve the Site. We may use your information to operate and maintain the Site, and to develop new features and services.
To communicate with you. We may use your information to respond to your questions and comments, and to provide you with updates and other information about the Site.
For other purposes. We may use your information for other purposes, such as to comply with legal obligations, to protect our rights and interests, and for research and analytics purposes.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your information in the following ways:
To third parties who provide services to us. We may share your information with third parties who provide services to us, such as hosting and maintenance services, analytics
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.
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 other website.
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 recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
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, 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 purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.