We gather data from visitors who post comments on the site, as well as their IP address and browser user agent string to assist detect spam.
The Gravatar service may ask for an anonymized string produced from your email address (a hash). Visit https://automattic.com/privacy/ for the Gravatar privacy statement. After approval, the public sees your profile image in the context of your comment.
EXIF GPS location data should not be included in photographs that are uploaded to the website. Images on the website can be downloaded and geolocated by visitors.
The details you provide through the contact form are only used to respond to any message you sent to us and never shared with any third party.
Your name, email address, and the URL of the website from which you commented will be saved in cookies if you post a comment on our site. The purpose of this feature is to save you the time and effort of entering your data each time you post a comment. These cookies may be stored in an airtight container for up to a year.
Embedded content from other websites
Content embedded in articles on this site (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). If a visitor visits another website, the embedded information functions just like that.
If you have an account and are signed in to that website, these websites may gather data about you, utilize cookies, embed extra third-party monitoring, and track your interactions with embedded content.
How long we retain your data
If you post a remark, it is stored indefinitely. So we may automatically accept any follow-up comments instead of keeping them in moderation.
If a user registers on our website, we save their personal information in their user profile. Any user can access, amend, or remove their personal data (except they cannot change their username). Administrators can view and update this data.
What rights you have over your data
You can obtain an exported file of the personal data we possess on you, including any data you have supplied to us. You can also ask us to delete your personal data. No data we must maintain for legal, security, or administrative, reasons.
Where we send your data
Automated spam detection may be used to screen visitor comments.