When you leave a comment on our site, we collect the data you provide in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to help with spam detection. An anonymized hash of your email address may also be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public.
If you upload images to our website, please ensure they do not contain any embedded location data (EXIF GPS) as visitors can extract this information.
Who we share your data with
: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to enable us to recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically. For users that register on our website, we store their personal information in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for their username. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Your rights over your data
If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request 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 any personal data we hold about you, except for any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.