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.
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.
If you fill out a contact for on our website, you should pay close attention to the information you disclose there. These are purely so we can resend to your request, and you should not put sensitive data in these 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your data with third parties that are not contracted to work for us to preform professional services such as (website design, etc…)
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. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive 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. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
We use your contact information so our staff can contact you.
How we protect your data
We have secured our website with an SSL certificate procured through our web hosting provide and we keep that current. We have also completed a security review to ensure we are keeping our website up to date with current updates, patches and software.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If we become aware of any data breaches, our team will immediately asses the situation and take appropriate remediation action. If we can determine that your data has been compromised we will make certain that you are notified of the breach.
What third parties we receive data from
We do not share or sell your data to third parties.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not use automated decision making or profiling with user data at this time. All tracking and metrics are only used for overall usage patterns to help up improve our product and better serve our members.
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
We are not a member of any industry regulatory organizations and do not have special disclosure requirements at this time.