Data Collection and Purpose
When visitors leave comments on our website, we collect the data provided in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This information helps us detect and prevent spam on our platform.
If you choose to upload images to our website, we recommend avoiding images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Other visitors may download and extract location information from such images.
1.3 Contact Forms
We collect the information you provide in our contact forms to communicate with you and respond to your inquiries.
Temporary cookies are set when you visit our login page to determine if your browser accepts cookies. These temporary cookies contain no personal data and are discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, while screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove the login cookies.
An additional cookie is saved in your browser when you edit or publish an article. This cookie contains no personal data and only indicates the post ID of the edited article. It expires after one day.
1.5 Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on our website may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content behaves similarly to visiting the source website.
We may use analytical tools to collect data about website usage, such as the number of visitors, pages accessed, and other relevant statistics. This information helps us enhance our website’s performance and user experience.
We do not share your personal data with third parties unless it is necessary for specific services or legal requirements. Some scenarios where data may be shared include:
If you leave a comment on our website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This enables us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation.
For registered users on our website, we store the personal information provided in their user profiles. You can access, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except for the username, which cannot be changed). Website administrators also have access to and can modify this information.
You have certain rights regarding your personal data, including:
Please send any requests related to your rights to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.
Data Breach Procedures
In the event of a data breach involving your personal information, we will take all necessary steps to mitigate the impact and notify you as required by applicable laws.
Third-Party Data Sources
Automated Decision Making and Profiling
We do not engage in automated decision-making or profiling with your personal data.
Industry Regulatory Disclosure Requirements
We comply with applicable data protection and privacy regulations as required by law.