What personal data is collected
Personal data is collected in the course of running blog that encourages visitor comments. The contact page and commenting system use industry standard spam detection.
When visitors leave a comment data is collected within the comment form.
The visitor IP address and browser user agent string help with spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address maybe provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.
After approval your Gravatar profile picture becomes visible if you are using this service.
If you leave a comment you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website.
This is for your convenience and the resultant cookies will last for one year.
How long your data is retained
A comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
This is to facilitate follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
You can request a summary of the data you provided and request deletion of this data.
How your data is protected
My site uses industry standard protection tools and hosting services.