Privacy Policy

Our identity is our website.


We detect spam by using the comments form data, IP address, and browser user agent string.

The Gravatar service may check if you’re using it by sending a hash of your email address. Gravatar’s privacy policy is at After approval, your profile image appears in your comment.


If you upload photographs to the website, avoid embedding location data. (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download image location data.


You can save your name, email address, and website in cookies if you comment on our site. These save you time when commenting—one year for these cookies.

We temporarily place cookies on our login page to check if your browser accepts cookies. When you close your browser, this cookie is deleted.

We’ll set numerous cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences when you log in. Login cookies last two days, while screen options cookies last a year. Your login will last two weeks if you select “Remember Me.” If you log out, your login cookies are deleted.

If you update or publish an article, your browser will save a cookie. The post ID of the article you just updated is stored in this cookie. It lasts one day.

Web content embedded

Embeds may appear in articles on this site. (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Visitors see embedded material as though they have visited another site.

These websites may gather data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your engagement with embedded material, including if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We share data with whom?

Your IP address will be in the password reset email.

How long do we keep data?

Your comment and metadata are saved forever. We do this so we can automatically detect and accept follow-up comments.

We store personal information in user profiles for registered users. Personal information can be seen, edited, or deleted by all users. (except they cannot change their username). That information can be seen and edited by website administrators.

Data rights-what are they?

You can request an exported file of your data, including data you contributed if you have an account on this site or have posted comments. You can also ask us to delete your personal information. This excludes administrative, legal, and security data.

Where is your data sent?

An automated spam detection service checks visitor comments.