Privacy Policy

Comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, including the text of the comment, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help us detect spam. This information is collected solely for the purpose of maintaining the quality and security of our website.

Anonymized Email Hash

If you choose to leave a comment, an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you have a Gravatar profile. After approval of your comment, your profile picture associated with your Gravatar may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, please ensure that you do not include images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can potentially download and extract location data from images on the website.


When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, so you do not need to re-enter your details when leaving another comment. These cookies will remain valid for one year.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This temporary 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 preferences. Login cookies will last for two days, and screen options cookies will last for a year. If you select “Remember Me” during login, your login information will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove the login cookies.

Additionally, when you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie contains 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

Our website may contain articles with embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. This embedded content behaves in the same way as if you had visited the other website directly.

Please be aware that these external websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interactions with the embedded content. This includes tracking your interactions if you have an account and are logged in to that external website.

Who We Share Your Data With

We do not share your personal data with third parties except in the following cases:

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its associated metadata are retained indefinitely. This is to allow us to recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically, without holding them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All registered users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for their username, which cannot be changed. Website administrators can also access and edit this information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you have the following rights over your data:

  1. Data Export: You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
  2. Data Deletion: You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that 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 to ensure the security and quality of the comments section.

Please note that the mood data collected through the mood meter feature is for personal use and is not shared with any third parties, including Google, when using the Google login option.

At, we take your privacy seriously, and we are committed to ensuring that your personal information is protected. If you have any concerns or questions about our privacy policy or how your data is handled, please contact us at [Contact Email Address].