What personal information we collect and why we collect it 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.
If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images containing EXIF GPS location data. Visitors to the website can download the images from the website and view the location data.
When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether we can store your name, your e-mail address and website in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so that you do not have to re-enter this information for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will store a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.
As soon as you log in, we will store some cookies in connection with your login information and screen display options. Login cookies are valid for 2 days and screen options cookies last for 1 year. If you select “Remind me”, your login will be saved for 2 weeks. As soon as you log out of your account, login cookies will be deleted.
When you change or publish a message, an additional cookie is stored by your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and only contains the post ID of the article you have edited. This cookie expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Messages on this site may contain embedded (embedded) content (e.g. videos, images, messages, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor had visited this other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we keep your data
When you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. This way, we can automatically recognize and approve follow-up comments instead of having to moderate them.
For users who are registered on our website (if applicable), we also store personal information in their user profile. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or you have left comments, you can request an export file of your personal data that we have about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that 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.