What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the information shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent to help spam detection.
If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images containing EXIF GPS location data. Visitors to the website can download the images from the website and view the location data.
When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether your name, e-mail address and website may be stored in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so that you do not have to re-enter this information for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.
When you visit our login page, we store a temporary cookie to check whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.
Once you log in, we will store some cookies in connection with your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are valid for 2 days and cookies for screen display options 1 year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will be saved for 2 weeks. As soon as you log out of your account, login cookies will be removed.
When you edit or publish a message, an additional cookie is stored by your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only contains the post ID of the article you have edited. This cookie expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Posts on this site may contain embedded (embedded) content (for example, videos, images, messages, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited this other website.
How long we keep your data
When you leave a comment, that comment and the metadata of that comment will be saved forever. This way we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments instead of moderating them.
For users registered on our website (if applicable), we also store personal information in their user profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal information we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete any personal information we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be run through an automated spam detection service.