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.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a
hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using
https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your
profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
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.
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 visit our login page, 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
Embedded content from other websites
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.
additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that
embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded
content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
Who we share your data with
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
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
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
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.