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How We Process Comments
When you leave comments on our site, we collect information shown in the comment form as well as your IP address and browser user agent string for spam detection purposes.
If you upload images to our website, please avoid images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as visitors may download and extract location data from the images.
If you choose to leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email, and website in cookies. These cookies are used for convenience so that you do not have to re-enter your information when leaving another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
When you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to see if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal information and will be discarded once you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set several cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select the “Remember Me” option, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal information and only indicates the ID of the post you just edited. It will expire after one day.
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Sharing of data
In case you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email that is sent to you.
Retention of data
If you leave a comment on our site, we will retain both the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This enables us to recognize and approve any subsequent comments automatically, without having to hold them in moderation.
For users who signup on our site, we store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. Users have the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except their username which cannot be changed. The website administrators also have the capability to view and edit this information.
Data Rights for site visitors
If you have an account on our website or have left comments, you have the right to request an export of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You may also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Please note that we are obligated to retain certain administrative, legal, or security-related data.
Site Visitors Data Transfer
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service for quality assurance purposes.