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When a visitor leaves a comment on our site, we collect information about who displayed the comment in the form of visitor IP address, browser, and user-agent strings to help detect spam. Your profile picture is visible in the context of your comments to the public.
When uploading an image to this site, you should avoid uploading images that contain location data (EXIF, GPS, etc.). Visitors to this website can download and extract location data from images on this website.
Cookies may contain personal data, such as the postal ID of the article you are editing. Recommended articles on this website may contain embedded content. Embedded content on other websites may behave in the same way as when you first visit the website. These websites may collect information about you by using cookies and incorporating additional third-party tracking to monitor your interactions with embedded content on those other websites, including tracking them when you do not have an account or are logging into the website.
These cookies can last up to one year. When you visit our login page, we set temporary cookies that determine whether your browser accepts these cookies. If you logged in, our several cookies store your login data on the screen of your choice.
If you select Remember Me, your login will remain active for two weeks. When you log out of your user account, the login cookies will be removed. The login cookies last two days, and the cookies for the screen options can last up to one year. When you edit or publish articles, additional cookies are stored in your browser.
How long do we retain your data?
If you leave a comment, the comment, and its metadata will be preserved. This is done so that we can identify and approve follow-up comments and keep them in the moderators “queue. You can request a password reset for your IP address, including an email reset.
For users who register on our website, we store the personal information that users provide in their user profiles. Users can view, edit and delete this information at any time, as long as they do not change their username. Website administrators can also view and edit this information.
If you have an account on this page and leave a comment, you may request the receipt or export of files of the personal information we hold about you, including any information you provide to us. You may also request that we delete this personal data. This personal data does not include any data that we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security reasons.