What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We collect the personal information from you as given in the forms provided on this website and which you supply voluntarily. We also collect, through Google Analytics, information about the device and apps you use to access our website, such as your computer’s IP address, your browser, your operating system and other technical information.
If 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.
How do we use your information?
We may use your personal information to contact you in order to answer, comment and follow up on any communication you have initiated with us. This can mean sending information to you by email or other means about our products, services and promotions, unless you have directed us not to contact you. We may use technical information to analyse trends and statistics, to protect our website or to help us improve the website and/or our products and services.
You always have the choice not to receive marketing information.
If you use any of our contact forms we treat this as permission to reach out to you with information on our products and services, unless you tell us not to.
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 anyone, but we require the assistance of third parties to help in collect information about website usage. We do not authorize any of these third party providers to make any use of your information.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.