Who we are
When you post a comment on our website, this may be 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.
If you have an account and 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 set some cookies to store your login information and viewing options. Login cookies expire after two days and display option cookies expire after one year. If you select “Stay signed in” when you sign up, your sign-in will be maintained for a fortnight. When you log out of your account, the login cookies are deleted.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and only refers to the article ID of the article you have just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
We do not share any data with third parties except as provided under “Embedded content from other websites”. Currently there is no embedded content (as of August 2022), but in the future we may add embedded videos, for example. We endeavour to embed these in such a way that as little data as possible is passed on to third parties.
How long we store your data
When you write a message in our contact form or a comment, this data including metadata is stored for an unlimited period of time.
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 a message or comment, 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. However, this is not currently done.
Status 15 August 2022