Information We Collect
We may collect the following types of information about you when you visit the Site:
Personal information: We may collect personal information from you, such as your name, email address, and phone number, when you choose to provide it to us. For example, you may provide your personal information to us when you contact us through the Site, sign up for a newsletter, or participate in a survey.
Device data: We may collect information about the device you use to access the Site, such as the type of device, its operating system, and its unique device identifier.
When 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.
Suggested text: 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 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.
Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the privacy policies of each website that collects personal information.
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.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the information we collect about you for the following purposes:
To operate and maintain the Site: We may use your information to ensure that the Site is functioning properly and to make improvements to the Site.
To communicate with you: We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and to provide you with information or updates that you have requested.
To improve our services: We may use your information to better understand your needs and interests and to improve our products and services.
How We Share Your Information
Service providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as website hosting, data analysis, and marketing assistance. These service providers are required to use your information only as necessary to provide the services they are performing for us.
Legal disclosures: We may disclose your information if we believe it is necessary to comply with a legal requirement or process, such as a court order or subpoena.
Business transfers: In the event that we are acquired by or merged with another company, we may share your information with the successor entity in order to continue providing our services to you.
How long we retain your data
If 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.
Your Rights and Choices
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can 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 your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.