Who we are
When visitors leave comments on my website’s blog, my website automatically collects and stores the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
If you leave a comment on my site’s blog, 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.
If you visit my login page, the website 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, this website 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.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this website’s blog may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website – i.e. I have no control over any of that content nor the website which I am linking to, although I have done my best to screen the other website for suitability before creating my link.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email. Other than this, I do not knowingly nor willingly share your data with any other organisation or agency without your prior consent (other than any data which is demanded of me via legal or governmental means beyond my control).
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so this website can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically, instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on my website, I 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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on my website, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
By using my website, you agree to all the terms and conditions listed above, in addition to any statutory rights I reserve without explicit outline here.