Privacy Policy Privacy Policy

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At, we prioritize the protection and privacy of our visitors and users. Here’s an overview of our privacy policy, detailing the information we collect, why we collect it, and how it’s utilized.

Visitor Comments: Transparency in Data Collection

When visitors engage by leaving comments on our site, we gather information provided in the comments section, along with their IP address and browser user agent string. This data assists us in identifying and preventing spam.

Gravatar Service Integration

To enhance the user experience, we may employ the Gravatar service, generating an anonymized hash from your email address. This hash may be used to display your profile picture alongside approved comments. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy is accessible here.

Media Uploads: Privacy Considerations

For any images uploaded to our platform, we advise avoiding images embedded with location data (EXIF GPS). Any uploaded images could potentially have their location data downloaded and extracted by website visitors.

Cookies Policy: Convenience and Functionality

In the scenario of leaving a comment on our site, users may opt-in to store their name, email address, and website details in cookies. These cookies are designed to streamline future comment submissions, expiring after a year.

Similarly, when accessing our login page, a temporary cookie is utilized to assess cookie acceptance within your browser. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded upon closing the browser.

Upon logging in, we employ several cookies to retain login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days, while screen option cookies have a duration of one year. Opting for “Remember Me” retains your login status for two weeks, ceasing upon manual logout.

Editing or publishing an article generates an additional cookie with no personal data, indicating the respective article’s ID. This cookie expires after a day.

Embedded Content from External Sources

Articles on our platform might feature embedded content (e.g., videos, images) from external websites. This embedded content operates akin to a direct visit to the originating website, potentially collecting user data through cookies and third-party tracking mechanisms.

Data Sharing Policy

In the event of a password reset request, the associated IP address is included in the reset email for verification and security purposes.

Data Retention Duration

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate automated recognition and approval of subsequent comments, eliminating the need for moderation queues.

For registered users, their provided personal information is stored in their user profile. All users maintain the autonomy to view, edit, or delete their personal data, except for the username which remains unchangeable. Administrators possess access to viewing and editing user information.

User Data Rights and Erasure Requests

Users with registered accounts or those who have left comments hold the privilege to request an exported file containing their provided personal data or request the erasure of this data. However, this excludes data imperative for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission Processes

Visitor comments are subject to scrutiny via Alibhai’s spam detection service, ensuring enhanced security measures.

At, safeguarding your data and ensuring transparency in its usage are pivotal aspects of our commitment to privacy protection.