Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, 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 includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

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

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile.

Where we send your data

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

Our Privacy Policy, the publisher of (site / website) is committed to respecting the privacy of our site visitors. Our privacy policy outlines how your personal information is treated. This privacy policy may change at any time, without prior notice.  You can simply visit here again to see if there has been any change.

IP Addresses

We may at times use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, our data content zones, administer the site, and improve the data / information, content and services we offer to our visitors.

How we use Cookies

Our site serves both content we produce, and third party targeted advertising that we hope you will find useful during your visit.

We do use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information about your visits to this site, and other sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.  Google, as a third party vendor, is one such example of a vendor that uses cookies to serve ads on our site.

We may allow third-party companies that use tracking technologies, such as cookies and or pixels, (and or other technologies) to record IP information, and or other information about users who visit our website. Our site does not provide personal information to these third parties. This information simply allows these parties to deliver targeted advertisements and can also allows them to measure the effectiveness of these advertisements.

External Links

There are links to many external resources on our site.  We strive to keep these links and resources as current and relevant as possible to give you access to resources that we feel may be value to you.  However, as these are external sites, beyond our control we cannot be held responsible for their data/information and or accuracy of these sites.  If you find that a link to an external resource on our site is broken, inaccurate or otherwise not of value please do let us know about it and we will address this issue.

Web Data Forms Information

We collect information through our online web data forms, however individuals are free to add or not add details in these forms, such as email address, phone numbers, and other information.

Site Visit Information

We constantly gather information on our site activity, such as how many visitors access the site (both new and repeat visitors), the pages they visit, the time of day they visit, the date of the visit, how long they stay on our site, the search terms used to find us on the internet, the url of the page that may have referred them to us, and their general geographic location etc.  We may compile and use the aggregate sum of this information on an anonymous basis, to improve our site content and plan additional content areas as our visitors needs do change over time. We also may disclose some of this information to third parties.

We do allow some companies that place advertisements on our site, and they may collect information when you choose to click on their advertisements. As these are third parties, we cannot control their privacy policies or how they treat this data collected, in short we cannot be responsible for their policies.

Google, as a third party vendor, does use cookies to serve ads on this site.  Google’s use of cookies enables them to serve ads based on your visit to this site as well as other sites on the Internet.  Users can learn more about how to opt out of the use of cookies by visiting Google, and viewing the ad and content network privacy policy.

In short we do our best to very respectful of your visitor information.  If you feel our privacy policy is not within your comfort level please do not use our site.

Questions regarding this policy can be sent to info[AT]