Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments or submit form through our web sites or mobile apps we collect the data shown in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, operating system and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Media

If you upload images to our web sites, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the web site can download and extract any location data from images on the web site.

Forms

All data entered through form submission will be securely stored in our databases.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our web sites you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and web site 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 web sites, 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.

Our digital platforms

Web sites and mobile apps are listed here.

Embedded content from other web sites

Articles on our web sites may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other web sites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other web site.

These web sites 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 web site.

Who we share your data with

Your personal data are not shared with third parties. Public data can be shared with third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment or post information through any other forms, the data and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

For users that register on our web sites or mobile apps, 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).

Where we send your data

Visitor comments and form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

Our web sites are using https protocol which guarantees a secure connection between your browser and our servers. Our web hosting is monitored 24/7, is fully redondant and offers an extensive DDoS protection. The datacenter provides advanced fire and intrusion protection.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on our web sites or mobile apps, 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. If you want to object to the collection or processing of your personal data, whether entirely or partially, please contact us through our contact form (please indicate “personal data” in the subject).