Privacy policy

Who we are

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Suggested text: When a website visitor leaves a comment, we collect the data you see on the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser signature as a way of detecting spam.

An anonymised string created from your e-mail address (also known as a hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to check if it is being used. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available at: Once your comment is approved, your profile is publicly visible in the context of your comment.


Suggested text: If you are a registered user and uploading pictures to your website, you should avoid uploading pictures with EXIF location tags. Visitors to the website can download and read full location data from pictures on the website.


Suggested text: If you leave a comment on our website, you will be able to choose to have your name, e-mail address and website address saved in cookies so that when you write any further comments, the above information is automatically filled in. Cookies expire after a year.

If you visit the login page, we will create a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted when the browser is closed.

When logging in, we also create a number of cookies to store your login information and the screen options you have selected. Login cookies expire after two days, and screen options cookies expire after a year. If you select the “Remember me” option, your login expires after two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data but simply identifies the article you have just edited. This expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, pictures, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the user has visited a specific website directly.

Sites may collect information about you, use cookies, attach additional third-party tracking systems, as well as monitor your interactions with embedded material, including tracking your interactions with embedded material if you have an account and are logged in to that site.

Who we share data with

Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the outgoing message.

How long do we store your data?

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, its content and metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to recognise and approve further comments automatically, without sending them for moderation each time.

For users who have registered on our website (if any), we also store any personal information entered in the profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except their username, which cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and modify this information.

What rights do you have over your data?

Suggested text: If you have a user account or have added comments on this site, you may request a file with an exported set of your personal information in our possession, including all of the information you have provided. You may also request that we erase any personal data we store about you. This does not include any data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where do we send your data?

Suggested text: Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.