Who we are
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and user agent string (which identifies the browser) to help spam detection .
If you are a registered user and upload photos to this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. Visitors to this website could download photos stored on this website and extract their location information.
When you write a comment on our website, it may constitute consent to store your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is a convenience feature so that you do not have to re-enter all this data when you write another comment. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up some cookies to store your login information and display options. Login cookies expire after two days, and display option cookies expire after one year. If you select «Stay logged in» during login, your login will be maintained for two weeks. Logging out of your account will delete the login cookies.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only references the article’s post ID that you have just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
The legal basis for processing personal data in this context is Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR and Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in managing the cookies and similar technologies used and related consents.
Providing personal data is neither contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obligated to provide personal data. If you do not provide personal data, we will not be able to manage your consents.
Embedded content from other websites
Posts on this website may contain embedded content (e.g. videos, images, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor had visited the other website.
With whom we share your data
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we store your data
If you write a comment, it will be saved indefinitely, including metadata. This way we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, we additionally store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the user name cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and change this information.
What rights you have to your data
If you have an account on this site or have written comments, you can request an exported export of your personal data, including any data you have provided to us. In addition, you can request the deletion of any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to retain for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.