Privacy Policy

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When you leave comments on our site we collect the data shown in the comments form. Furthermore, your IP address and browser user agent string are validated to help spam detection.

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


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. On your first visit a cookie is saved with the website preferences.

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 you have visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content. For more information, please refer to the privacy policies of such third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, it and its metadata are retained indefinitely by us. This is so that we can recognize and approve any of your follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. Moreover, you can also request that we erase any personal data that we hold about. However, this does not include any of your data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use the Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).