Who we are
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.
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 one year.
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. 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.
We may analyse your data in order to give you a personalised experience with our website or other forms of communication we may use to reach out to you.
Who we share your data with
It is in our policy to never share our website visitor data with third parties for whatever purposes. Be rest assured that your data will never be harvested. The only data collected is for your convenience to aid speed up tasks such as filling in forms.
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.
Your contact information
The only contact information we may require from you is your name and email address unless in times when you make a purchase off our website.
How we protect your data
All our collected website visitor data is stored in our offsite CRM and subscriber hub. Only the key staff have access to the data for communication purposes such as newsletters.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In a case where they maybe a data breach, our staff can send out communication informing affected parties about what to do in order to stay protected and reduce vulnerability.
What third parties we receive data from
We collect data off of social media for the purpose of reaching out to our target audience. We never buy data from individuals or companies as the only data we collect is that which is publicly available.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
You may receive auto generated responses from our end at a time you make a purchase or subscribe to our newsletter.