Third Parties We declare that no personally identifiable information will be made available to any third party without the recipient’s permission.
Why we collect certain information We collect certain information to enhance your experience of our web site. We want to know from which part of the world you have entered our website, and from which axis of the World Wide Web, in order to develop content suited to your interests and needs. We also analyse the effectiveness of each web page based on the amount of traffic and the amount of time spent on each page. As a result, we are able to assess which parts of our web site are the most informative or useful for you. From the information that we gather we are endeavour to maximise your experience of our website in terms of effective communication and useful information.
Comments 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.
Media If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies 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.
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.
Tracking of information We track the means by which our site is entered. You may have typed in our address directly, or you may have entered our site by searching for a subject that interests you via a search engine, or via a link from another web site. If you enter a certain web page via a search engine we may record which search engine you have used as well as which particular web page has been entered through that search engine. We also may record from which country our web site has been accessed.
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.
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.