Thank you for choosing to visit our site! We are concerned with your privacy and the information you share with us. So, here we invite you to learn about how we use and protect the information you provide us. We value data privacy and practice strictly according to applicable privacy laws and regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).
Who we are
Please quote your name and contact details when sending us emails.
What information we collect
We collect data you leave in the comment form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string so that we can detect spam.
If your comment is approved, your profile picture will be accessible to the public in the context of your comment.
All visitors can download and extract any location data from images on this website, so you’d better not upload images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS).
When leaving a comment on our website, you can choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies, so that you don’t need to fill in this information again when you try to leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if cookies are accepted on your browser. No personal data is included in these cookies, which will also be discarded when you close your browser.
Several cookies will be set up when you log in, so that your login information and your screen display choices will be automatically saved. The login cookies will last for only two days, and the cookies related to screen options will last for a year. Your login information will last for two weeks if you select “Remember Me”. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be automatically removed.
An additional cookie will be added to your browser if you edit or publish an article. No personal data is included in this cookie, which simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited, and this cookie will only last for one day.
Embedded content from other websites
The contents you find on this site may include embedded information (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. You’ll feel the same visiting embedded contents as visiting the websites where they come from.
How we collect it
Your personal data may be collected when you register to receive any of the products, content, or services that we or our third-party sponsors provide. Our sponsors include publications, subscriptions, contests, newsletters, memberships, premium content, webcasts, video, white papers, online seminars, conferences, and events.
What we do with your personal data
We may use your personal data to communicate with you about your requests, services, and business offers that may be of interest to you.
We may audit, analyze, and do research on your personal data to improve our products, contents, and services.
How long we retain your data
The comment you leave on our website and its metadata will be retained indefinitely so that any follow-up comments can be recognized and approved immediately without being held in a moderation queue.
We also store the personal information that registered users provide in their user profiles. All personal information (except the username) can be seen, edited, or deleted by the users. This information can also be seen and edited by the website administrators.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left any comments, then you have the right to ask for all the exported files of the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we collect from you, which, however, doesn’t include the data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Your comments may be sent to an automated spam detection service.