Privacy Policy

We are concerned about your right to privacy. This page includes a list of the security methods we use to protect data, in addition to detailing the types of personal data we receive and collect when you use In order to make an informed decision about whether or not to give us your personal information, we hope that this will offer you the information you need.

We are equally devoted to upholding our users’, customers’, and internet users’ privacy policies on our website.


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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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 save 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Links to other websites

Our site may include links to other websites. or from other sites such as Google AdSense and we do not consider that they are responsible for data collection methods by those sites. You can see the privacy policies and content of those sites that are accessed through any link within this site.

We may hire third-party advertising companies to display ads when you visit our website. These companies have the right to use information about your visits to this site and to other websites, except the name, phone number or address, email address, in order to make announcements about the goods and services that interest you. If you want more information about this as well as if you want to know what choices are available to you to prevent this information from being used by these companies, please click here

European Economic Area residents

If you reside in a country that is a part of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the right to access your personal data, request that we delete it, and ask that its processing be restricted, in line with the GDPR and other applicable data protection laws. Please send an email to if you would want to update or delete any personal information we may hold about you.

pertaining to Californians

Residents of California have the choice of whether their personal information is “sold” to third parties, including for marketing purposes, in accordance with California law. Your information is given to a service provider for marketing purposes, which could be considered a “sale” in accordance with California law. We never directly sell or reveal the personal information of our users to outside parties since our website is committed to preserving user privacy and data security. However, some of the services we employ, such as Disqus, Google Analytics, and Google DoubleClick, can have different advertising policies.

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.

If you need any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us via e-mail: