Suggested text: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comment form, in addition to the visitor’s IP address and browser data, to assist in spam detection.
Suggested text: If you upload images to the site, avoid uploading images that contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download these images from the site and extract their location data from them.
Suggested text: When leaving a comment on the site, you can choose to save your name, email and website in cookies. This is for your comfort, so you won’t have to fill in your details again when you make another comment. These cookies last for one year.
If you have an account and access this site, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in to your account on the website, we also create various cookies to save your account data and your screen display choices. Login cookies are kept for two days and screen options cookies for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your access will be maintained for two weeks. If you log out of your account, login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data and simply indicates the post ID for the article you have just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded media from other sites
Suggested Text: Articles on this site may include embedded content such as videos, images, articles, etc. Embedded content from other websites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor were visiting the other website.
With whom we share your data
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the password reset email.
How long do we keep your data
Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. We do this so that we can automatically recognize and approve any later comments instead of holding them for moderation.
For users who register on our site (if any), we also retain the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (it’s just not possible to change your username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.
What are your rights over your data
Suggested text: If you have an account on this site or if you have left comments, you may request 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 remove any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Suggested text: Guest comments can be flagged by an automatic spam detection service.