Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: (our website).

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


If you leave a comment on our website 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.


When you visit our website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse our website, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to our website, and information about how you interact with our website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as Device Information.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– Cookies are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

– Log files track actions occurring on our website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– Web beacons, tags, and pixels are electronic files used to record information about how you browse our website.


When visitors leave comments on our website 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.

Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. The Akismet privacy policy is available here:

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.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on our website 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.

You can use the following accounts to comment on our website:, Twitter, Google+ or Facebook. The information we receive depends on the services you authorize and any options related to the authorization.

For more information read the privacy policy here:

For more information read the Twitter privacy policy here:

For more information read the Google privacy policy here:

The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. This plugin requires cookies and usage data. For more information read the Facebook privacy policy here:

We use Jetpack to set up email subscriptions to our website. To set up and process subscriptions, Jetpack uses the subscriber’s email address, as well as the ID of the post or comment. In the event of a new subscription being initiated, Jetpack also collects some basic server data, including all of the subscribing user’s HTTP request headers, the IP address from which the subscribing user is viewing the page, and the URI which was given in order to access the page. This server data used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam. For more information read the Jetpack privacy policy here:

Email subscriptions to our website will not be used to send out newsletter or any other sort of marketing material.

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our readers use our website – you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the 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.

Functionality cookies are set for a duration of 347 days to remember your blog and post subscription choices if you have an active subscription. For more information read the Jetpack privacy policy here:

What rights you have over your data

If you 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.

Your contact information

Your contact information and comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, such as Jetpack. For more information read the Jetpack privacy policy here:

Additional information


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.