Privacy Policy

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitors IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. If you leave a comment, your 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. Visitors comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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 supplying your name, email address and website in cookies. These are there for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment – these cookings will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cooking to determine if your browser accepts cookies, this cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. 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 will expire 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 dame way as if the visitor has visited the other website. There websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with that embedded content; including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.