Privacy Policy

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If a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect comment form data, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent data for spam detection purposes.

The Gravatar service may be provided with an anonymized string created from your email address (“hash”) to determine if you use it. Gravatar’s privacy policy is available here: . Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Multimedia files

If you are a registered user and upload photos to the site, you may want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata, as they may contain your GPS location. Visitors can retrieve this information by downloading images from the site.


If you leave a comment on our website, you may allow us to store your name, email address and website in a cookie. This is for your convenience, so you don’t have to fill in the data again when you comment again. These cookies are stored for one year.

If you have an account on the site and log in, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser supports cookies, the cookie does not contain any personal information and is deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in to your account we will also set some cookies with your login details and display settings. The login cookies are stored for two days and the display settings cookies for one year. If you select the “Remember me” option, the login data will be stored for fifteen days. When you log out of your account, your login cookies will be deleted.

When you edit or post an article an additional cookie will be stored in your browser, it does not contain personal data and only contains the ID of the entry you have edited, it expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), such content behaves in the same way as if the visitor had visited another website.

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, implement additional tracking by third parties, and track your interactions with embedded content, including tracking interactions if you have an account and are logged into that site.

With whom we share your information

If you request a password reset, your PI will be included in the reset email.

If you leave a comment, the comment itself and its metadata are stored indefinitely. This is done to automatically detect and approve subsequent comments, rather than placing them in an approval queue.

For registered users on our site, we store the personal information they provide in their profile. All users can view, modify or delete their profile information at any time (except their username). The website administration can also view and modify this information.

What rights do you have over your data

If you have an account on the website, or if you have left comments, you can request an export file of the personal data we have stored about you, including the data you have provided to us. You may also request deletion of this data, which does not include data that we are required to store for administrative, legal or security purposes.

User comments may be reviewed by an automated spam detection service.