When site users leave comments on the site, we collect the information on the comment form, as well as the user’s IP address and browser version information to help identify spam.

When visitors leave a comment on this site, we collect information that is displayed in the comment fields, the IP address, and the browser version-related information. Anonymized from email hash data can be sent to Gravatar service so that it is known whether the commenter is a user of the service. Gravatar service’s privacy statement can be found at


If you upload images to this site, you should avoid uploading images with location information (EXIF GPS). Visitors on the site can download and view location information from the images the site has.


If you leave a comment on the site, you can choose a name, an email address, and storing the URL in the cookie. This feature adds convenience as this way, you don’t have to refill the form when adding a comment. The cookie information is deleted from the browser after one year.

If you have an account and log in to the site, we will set a temporary cookie that determines whether or not your browser supports cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal information and will be deleted when the browser window is closed.

When you log in, we set several cookies that store your login and display settings. Login cookies will be deleted within two days, cookies related to display settings leave after a year. If you select ”Remember me” when logging in, your login details will be kept for two weeks. If you log out, the cookies associated with the login will be deleted at the same time.

If you publish an article or edit an existing one, we will save it a cookie that contains the ID of the article being edited. This cookie expires in one day.

Content embedded from other sites

Articles on this site may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, pictures, articles, etc.) from other sites. Opening imported embedded content is comparable to if the person opening the embedded content would visit a third party site.


These sites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking cookies, and monitor your interactions with embedded content, including interaction tracking if and when you are logged in to the site as a user.

To whom we share your data

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in your return email.

How long do we keep the data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained for now. This is because we can identify and accept the following comments automatically instead of retaining them in the moderation queue.

We save registered users (if any) user profile information. All users have the opportunity to view, edit and delete their personal information at any time. Only username cannot be changed. Webmasters can see and edit user profile information.

What rights do you have to your own data

If you have a user account for this site or have submitted comments, you can request a summary file of your personal information, including all personal information you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal information. The right to delete your own data does not apply to the kind of personal information we need to keep about maintenance, or for legal or security reasons.

Where do we send your data

Visitor comments may be reviewed automated through the anti-spam service.