Privacy and cookie policy


Who we are

The address of our website is:


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comment form as well as the visitor's IP address and browser user agent string to facilitate spam detection.

An anonymous string created from your e-mail address (also called a hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to verify whether you are using it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here: After the comment is approved, the profile picture is publicly visible in the context of the comment.


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


If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to re-enter your information when you leave another comment. The lifetime of these cookies is 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 information and is deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies are also set to save your login information and screen choices. Login cookies last for two days, while screen option cookies last for one year. If you select "Remember Me," your login will remain active for two weeks. If you log out of your account, your login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or post an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the newly edited article. 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 exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about the user, use cookies, incorporate additional third-party tracking, and track user interaction with embedded content, including tracking the user's interaction with embedded content if they have an account and have logged in to the website in question.

With whom we share your data

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset e-mail.

How long we keep your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This way we can automatically recognize and approve any subsequent comments, instead of keeping them in the moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store personal information provided in their user profile. All users can see, change or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their user name). Website administrators can also see and edit such information.

What rights do 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, including the data you have provided to us. You may also request deletion of the personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to retain for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments can be checked through an automatic spam detection service.