The Detection of Spam
When users make comments on the site, the information that is shown in the comment form is one of the ways that we collect information to help identify spam. After your comment has been reviewed and approved, the picture from your profile will be shown along with it to everyone.
Be sure that any images you upload to the website do not contain any embedded location data (also known as EXIF GPS) when you upload them. Visitors to the website can download and get location information from any photos or images that are hosted on the website.
If you post a comment on our website, you will be given the option to save your name, email address and website in the form of cookies. These are provided for your benefit so that you won’t have to re-enter your details every time you make a new comment on the site. These cookies will remain for a whole year.
When you visit the page where you log in, we will check to see if your browser supports cookies by setting a temporary cookie on your computer. This cookie doesn’t have any information that could be used to find out who you are, and it will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will create a number of cookies on your computer to save the login information you entered and the screen display choices you selected. Cookies that are used for logging in have a lifespan of two days, whereas cookies that are used for screen options have a lifespan of one year.
If you select “Remember Me,” your login information will be stored for a period of two weeks. When you log out of your account, the cookies used for logging in will be removed.
When you make changes to an article or publish it, your web browser will record an additional cookie.
This cookie does not include any personally identifiable information and just indicates the post ID of the article. It can only be used for the current day.
Embedded content from other websites.
It’s possible that some of the articles on this website will have embedded content (e.g. images, articles, videos etc.). Embedded content from other websites works exactly the same as if a visitor went to the other website.
With whom within our network will we share your information
In the event that you request a password reset, the email with the reset link will include your IP address.
How long will we keep your information in our system.
If you post a comment, both the comment and the information associated with it will be stored permanently. This is done so that any follow-up comments can be automatically recognized and approved without having to wait in a moderation queue.
Your rights to your data
You have the ability to request an exported file containing all of your personal information that we currently have in our control. This includes any information you gave us when you signed up for an account or sent us comments.
You also have the option of requesting that we remove any personally identifiable information we may have stored about you. This doesn’t include any information that we have to keep for administrative, legal or security reasons.