If you leave a comment on our websites, 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 next comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to our websites, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when the browser is closed.
When you log in, we 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 one year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will also 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.
We track statistical data for the purpose of monitoring site traffic, page views, referrals and search engine statistic.
If you upload images to our websites, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to our websites can download and extract any location data from images on our website.
When visitors leave comments on the our sites, 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.
We store the information you provide in contact forms indefinitely for security and user experience purposes. These information forms are only deleted on request or if condemned as spam. Please note: we may retain the right to prevent the deletion information for legal reasons.
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 their site.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
We may share your none personally identifiable data for the purpose statistics, security and quality of life improvements. These sites include, but are not limited to WordPress.org, WordPress.com and their partners.
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely unless deleted. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information provided 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 this information.
WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on our websites, or comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided. 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 such as Akismet: (https://akismet.com)
YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
We store the personal contact information you provide including, but not limited to: email, name, address and D.O.B. This information is held on data centres servers and is not shared outside our own services. We do not share any personally identifiable data with 3rd parties.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA
All data is housed in state of the art data centres. Our servers are protected by firewalls and automated security checks for server and software vulnerabilities 24/7.
WHAT DATA BREACH PROCEDURES WE HAVE IN PLACE
Your safety and security is important. If you suspect your data has been breached, you can contact us and we will investigate and report back within 7 days.
WHAT THIRD PARTIES WE RECEIVE DATA FROM
We may receive data from, but not limited to advertisers, WordPress.com and/or WordPress.org