If a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect the data indicated in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent data for the purpose of spam detection.
If you are a registered user and upload photos to the site, you may want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata, as they may contain your GPS location data. Visitors can extract this information by downloading images from the site.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in a cookie. This is done for your convenience, so as not to fill in the data again when re-commenting. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account on the site and you log in, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser supports cookies, cookies do not contain any personal information and are deleted when you close your browser.
When you sign in to your account, we also set several cookies with login details and screen settings. Login cookies are stored for two days, screen settings cookies are stored for a year. If you choose the “Remember me” option, your login information will be stored for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.
When you edit or publish an article an additional cookie will be stored in your browser, it does not contain personal data and only contains the ID of the record edited by you, expires in 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), such content behaves the same as if the visitor were visiting another site.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP will be listed in the reset email.
How long we keep your data for
If you leave a comment, the comment itself and its metadata are saved indefinitely. This is done in order to detect and approve subsequent comments automatically, instead of placing them in an approval queue.
For users with registration on our site, we store the personal information they provide in their profile. All users can see, edit or delete their profile information at any time (except for their username). The website administration can also see and modify this information.
What rights do you have to your data
If you have an account on the site or if you have left comments, you may request an export file of the personal data we have stored about you, including the data you have provided. You may also request the deletion of this data, this does not include data that we are required to store for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
User comments may be checked by an automated spam detection service.