Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

An anonymized 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 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.

Contact forms


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. It expires 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 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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.

We can collect general and personal information on our site. Generally, this information we collect is in the form of name, surname and e-mail address. When people leave us an e-mail address with comments, and when they want to receive news and e-newsletters from us, we are obliged to receive this information. However, it is not shared with third parties.
Total information is related to information such as how many people browse the site, which pages they access, which information they collect, the type of web tools and operating system they use, and the service providers they use.
When you visit our site, we automatically collect this information and combine it with information we obtain from other visitors. The purpose of collecting this information is to provide a better web experience to our visitors by maximizing the user experience. However, as mentioned above, this information remains only with us, it is not shared on any other media or on the web. Because we care about privacy.
By using our website, you are deemed to have accepted the privacy terms of our website.

Privacy Policy for Children

If you are under the age of 18, please ask your parents whether this is appropriate and obtain permission before you share your name, address, e-mail address or any information about you with us over the Internet. does not intend to collect personal information from individuals under the age of 18 without the consent of their parents.

Advertising Publications

Our site uses Google Adsense advertising system, one of its advertising partners. This system contains the DoubleClick DART cookie used by Google in advertisements served on publisher websites where AdSense for Content ads are displayed. Google, which we consider as a third party, uses cookies to serve ads on our system. Using these cookies, it offers advertisements based on their visits to our site and other sites on the internet.
Whenever Google visits our website, it uses third party advertising companies to serve ads. The companies in question may use the information (other than your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) obtained from your visits to these sites and other websites to show you the advertisement of products and services that will be of interest to you. To get information about this application and to prevent the use of such information by these companies, you can use the Annex A of the NAI Self-Regulatory principles for publishers (PDF) document for more information.
Also, if the ads posted on our website do not interest you, please do not click on the ads. We take this precaution to protect both Google adsense and advertisers. Protecting all advertisers is one of our greatest principles.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or to give any comments, you can send us a message from the “Contact” page. We would be pleased to answer your questions and hear your views.