When you leave a comment on our site, we collect the information provided in the comments form, including your IP address and browser user agent string. This information is collected to assist in spam detection and ensure the security of our website.
If you upload images to our website, please be cautious of including embedded location data (EXIF GPS) in the images. Visitors to the website can download and extract this location data from the images.
When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are designed for your convenience, allowing you to avoid filling in your details each time you leave a comment. These cookies will remain stored for one year.
If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.
Upon logging in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies will remain active for two days, while screen options cookies will remain active for one year. If you select the «Remember Me» option, your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will result in the removal of the login cookies.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data and only indicates the post ID of the article you have edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Our articles may contain embedded content, such as videos, images, or articles, from other websites. This embedded content behaves in the same way as if you were visiting the other website.
Sharing of Your Data
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email for security purposes.
When you leave a comment, both the comment itself and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This enables us to automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments, rather than holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users have the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for the username, which cannot be changed. Website administrators also have access to view and edit this information.
If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided. Additionally, you can request the deletion of any personal data we hold about you. However, please note that we may be required to retain certain data for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.