Last updated: September 9, 2023
Who We Are
Data We Collect About You
While using our website, we may collect, process, and utilize personal data as follows:
- Technical Data: Such as IP address, browser type and version, location and time zone settings, browser plugins, operating system and platform, and other technological details.
- Usage Data: Insights on your engagement with our website, our products, and services.
- Media: If you upload images, avoid using images with embedded location data as visitors can extract this.
- Cookies: If you leave a comment, you can opt to save your name, email, and website in cookies. This is for convenience, so you don’t need to refill details for future comments. These cookies last a year. Other cookies related to login and article editing have varying lifespans.
How We Use Your Personal Data
Your personal data is used in manners permissible by law:
- For contractual obligations.
- For our legitimate interests provided they don’t overshadow your fundamental rights.
- To comply with legal or regulatory requirements.
Disclosure Of Your Personal Data
Under specific conditions, we might share your personal data:
- With IT and system administrative service providers.
- During business transitions, like mergers or asset sales.
- For legal requirements: we may disclose data if necessary by law.
- If a password reset is initiated, the reset email will include your IP address.
Your data’s security is paramount. We’ve set in place measures to protect against unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure.
Data retention varies. Comments and their metadata are kept indefinitely. For registered users, we store personal information provided in their profile. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal data anytime (username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and edit such information.
Your Legal Rights
You have various rights, including:
- Accessing your data.
- Correcting your data.
- Deleting your data.
- Objecting to its processing.
- Restricting its processing.
- Transferring your data.
- Withdrawing consent.
If you’ve commented on or registered with our site, you can request an exported file of your data or its deletion, excluding data we need for administrative, legal, or security reasons.
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