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What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Comments: When visitors post comments on the website, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the user agent string (this identifies the browser) to assist in spam detection.
Media: 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 may download photos stored on this website and extract their location information.
Contact forms: If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
Cookies: When you post a comment on our website, this may constitute consent to store your name, email address and website in cookies. This is a convenience feature so that when you post another comment you don’t have to re-enter all this information. These cookies are stored for one year.
With whom we share your information
We do not share the data collected on the site with third parties.
How long we store your data
When you post a comment, it is stored indefinitely, including metadata. This allows us to automatically detect and approve follow-up comments rather than keeping them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, change or delete their personal information at any time (the username cannot be changed). Administrators of the website can also view and change this information.
What rights you have to your information
If you have an account on this website or have posted comments, you may request an export of your personal information from us, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data that we need to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be examined by an automated spam detection service.