When visitors leave comments on the our sites, 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 upload images to our websites, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to our websites can download and extract any location data from images on our website.
We store the information you provide in contact forms indefinitely for security and user experience. These information forms are only deleted on request or if condemned as spam. Please note: we may retain the right to prevent the deletion information for legal reasons.
If you leave a comment on our websites, 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 have an account and you log in to our websites, 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 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.
We track statistical data for the purpose of monitoring site traffic, page views, referrals and search engine statistic.
Who We Share Your Data With
We may share your none personally identifiable data for the purpose statistics, security and quality of life improvements. These sites include, but not limited to WordPress.org and WordPress.com and there partners.
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 our websites, 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 such as Akismet: (https://akismet.com)
Your Contact Information
We store the personal contact information you provide including, but not limited to: email, name, address and D.O.B. This information is held on our servers and is not shared outside our own services. We do not share personally identifiable data with 3rd parties.
How We Protect Your Data
All data is housed in state of the art data centres. Our servers are protected by firewalls and automated security checks for server and software vulnerabilities 24/7.
What Data Breach Procedures We Have In Place
Your safety and security is important. If you suspect your data has been breached, you can contact us and we will investergate and report back such results within 7 days.
What Third Parties We Receive Data From
We may receive data from but not limited to advertisers and WordPress.com | WordPress.org.