Privacy Policy

Who we are:


We collect data shown in the comments form, and also IP address and browser user agent string to help improve spam detection.


If you leave a comment you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for convenience so you will not have to fill them out again when you leave another comment. These cookies last one year.

If you visit our login page, we set a temporary cookie to test if your browser can accept them. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when your browser is closed.

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 other sites 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. Google videos, for example, typically are embedded using “”.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment it is retained indefinitely along with its metadata. This is to help recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.

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.

Where your data is sent

Comments automatically get processed by a quality review service.