Privacy Policy and Use Terms

Last updated: May 2019

Who we are

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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.


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 up to one year or more.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies.

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 several days, and screen options cookies may last for up to a year or more. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for up to two weeks or more. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If applicable, if you edit or publish an article (and have been granted the rights to do so by this website), 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 typically expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), including from other websites. 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.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so, among other reasons, 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. To the extent enabled by this website in its sole discretion, users can see, edit, or delete their personal information (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may keep data submitted to this website for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service and may be accessed or used with third party data analytic providers, such as Google or its affiliates.

Legal Age

By accessing and using this website, you acknowledge and agree that (1) you are of legal age to form a binding contract with this website and that you hereby accept these terms and (2) you are not barred from accessing or using this website under the laws of the United States or any other country in which you are resident or from which you are accessing or using this website.

We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of 13. In the event we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we shall immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be take the necessary actions to remove such information from our servers.

Prohibited Uses

You may not:

  • modify or copy any information, data or other materials from this website (collectively, referred to herein as “Materials”)
  • use any Materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display, whether commercial or non-commercial
  • transfer the Materials to another person or “mirror” the Materials on any other server or website
  • use any Materials to facilitate or conduct any illegal or unethical activities or otherwise take any action that may reasonably be expected to result in a material adverse impact to this website or its owners, operators or affiliates
  • attempt to do any of the foregoing, directly or indirectly

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall this website ( or its operators or suppliers be liable for any liability or damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption), direct or indirect, arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Internet site, even if or an authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing (including via email) of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you to the extent you are based in such jurisdiction.

No Warranty

All information is supplied “as-is” and for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of the owner and operator of this website ( Neither this website nor its owners, operators or affiliates make any guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights, with respect to any information or data presented here, and no guarantees are made about the accuracy, completeness or relevance of any information herein. Any and all information on this website is subject to change without notice, and this website disclaims any obligation to update or correct any information.

This website has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by this website of such linked site. Use of any such linked website is at your own and sole risk.

FTC Disclaimer

Per Federal Trade Commission guidelines, this website may be compensated by third parties through advertising, affiliate programs, sponsorships or otherwise. Any references to third party products, rates, or websites are subject to change without notice. Please do the appropriate research before deciding whether or not to purchase any third party products or services or to participate in any third party offers.


This website may revise this Privacy Policy and Use Terms for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of this Privacy Policy and Use Terms.