Privacy Policy

Identity and Website Information


Data Collection and Purpose
When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies enhance your user experience by saving your details, eliminating the need for re-entering them when leaving subsequent comments. These cookies have a duration of one year.

Temporary Cookies:
When you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and is discarded upon closing your browser.

Login Cookies:
Upon logging in, multiple cookies are set to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies remain active for two days, while screen options cookies persist for a year. If you choose “Remember Me”, your login will endure for two weeks. Logging out of your account removes the login cookies.

Article Editing Cookies:
Editing or publishing an article triggers the saving of an additional cookie in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and merely signifies the post ID of the edited article. It expires after one day.

Embedded Content:
Articles may contain embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.) which operates similarly to content hosted directly on our site.

These external websites may collect data, utilize cookies, incorporate additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with embedded content, particularly if you have an account and are logged into the respective website.

Data Sharing
In the event of a password reset request, your IP address is included in the reset email.

Data Retention
Comments and associated metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate automatic recognition and approval of subsequent comments.

For registered users, personal information provided in user profiles is stored. Users have access to view, edit, or delete their personal information, excluding username changes. Website administrators also have access to this information for viewing and editing.

Data Rights
Users with accounts or who have left comments can request an exported file of their provided personal data. Additionally, users can request the deletion of their personal data. However, this excludes data retention obligations for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transfer
Visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection checks.