Privacy Policy


Who we are

Our website address is:


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 and email and mailing enquiries

If you get in touch through the contact form, email or mailing we will store the data you provide to be able to respond to the enquiry. The information will also be stored to be able get back to you again in the future regarding your enquiry or an enquiry from our side. Be aware that you have specific rights over your data, for that see below “What rights you have over your data”.



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.


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.


Analytics and Sharing Content

This site is using Google Analytics to find out more about the usage of the site and thereby improve content, design and page structure over time. Find all the details how Google uses Information from Sites or Apps that use their services on this page: On the same page also find out how you can control the information collected by Google. Also be informed about the possibility of installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on which you can find on this page:

This site is using AddThis to provide its users with an easy solution to share content. Find all the details how AddThis uses Information on this page: . AddThis data is collected online and indirectly identifies users. This data includes, for example: Internet Protocol (IP) address, Mobile Advertising ID (MAID) (which allows mobile app developers to identify who is using their mobile apps), mobile application ID, browser type, browser language, type of operating system, and the date and time the user visited a publisher Site or a user used the Toolbar; Behavior on a Publisher Site, such as how long a user visited the Publisher Site, a user’s sharing behavior of content on a Publisher Site, and a user’s scrolling behavior on a Publisher Site; The referring URL and the web search a user used to locate and navigate to a publisher site; Keywords entered into the AddThis Toolbar search functionality, and whether and when a user downloaded, installed, or uninstalled the AddThis Toolbar; Information regarding how often a user used the AddThis Tools and how often a user used the AddThis Toolbar; and Geo-location data derived from a user’s IP address.


Who we share your data with does not share your data with third party providers apart from details provided in this policy (e.g. on analytics and sharing). The user is advised that data is transferred to servers in the United States. For more details see the specific Privacy Policies of the services mentioned above.


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.


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 collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).


Contact information

The contact method for privacy-specific concerns is by email writing to: