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When you leave comments on the site I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Your comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue

Akismet: We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter's IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

The information provided by you in any contact form submission is kept indefinitely for customer service purposes only. I do not use the information submitted for any marketing purposes.

Your browser might store session information also called session cookies or transient cookies when visiting this website. These 'cookies' are erased when you close the Web browser. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from your computer. I don't use any permanent cookies on my website.

The following information/data is collected to be able to provide you with my newsletter - email address, first and last name if provided, IP address, subscription date and time/time zone. You can at any time unsubscribe and your information will be deleted accordingly.

Your data is not shared with anyone else (except if required by law). 

You can request that I erase any personal data (see above) I hold about you unless I am obliged to keep it for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To protect your personal information, I take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

In case of any concern or inquiry regarding the privacy of your data please contact me via