To help spam detection, we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and browser user agent string.
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If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies expire after one year.
If you have an account and log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data, and will self-delete when you close your browser.
When you log in (this feature is only available to administrators), we will use several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Once you log out of your account, the login cookies will dissipate.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data, and simply includes the post ID of the article. It expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Do we share your data?
How long do we retain your data?
If you leave a comment, we retain the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically, instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For registered users (the general public cannot register), we store personal information provided in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. They cannot, however change their username. Website administrators can also see and edit said information.
What rights do you have over your data?
If you are an account holder, or have commented, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase your personal data. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Do we share anonymized data?
An automated spam detection service may check visitor comments.