Privacy Policy

Who We Are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

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

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

We do not “harvest” email addresses from our website visitors or anyone else, nor do we send unsolicited commercial bulk email (spam) to our customers or website visitors.  
Personal information provided to us by our website visitors, customers and newsletter subscribers is treated confidentially and is not sold to anyone for any reason. If you provide such information to us by email, telephone, letter, a form on our website or other means, we use it only to respond to your requests, to improve our website (in the case of customer feedback), to email our opt-in newsletter, to notify customers about updates and for special notices to customers who purchase product(s) or, lastly, for purchases through our website.
If you opted to open an account when you placed an order, then your contact and billing information is stored in your Account area along with your order history. Just log in to make changes.
No credit card information is stored on our website.

Additional information

“Cookies” are small pieces of information stored by your browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Opera) on your computer’s hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personal identification information, but they enable us to provide features such as storing items in your shopping cart between visits or as you purchase. Without accepting cookies, you can still use most of the features of our website or in our store, but you will not be able to place an order. Our blog also uses cookies to assist in submitting comments.
Personally-identifying information provided to us by our customers is strictly confidential and is used only for the purpose of (a) completing a transaction (purchase) as initiated by the customer, allowing blog comments, etc. As with most website servers, ours records and stores the following information about our website visitors: the numerical IP address or domain name from which they access the Internet; the date and time our website is accessed; the pages visited and whether they successfully downloaded to the visitor’s browser; and sometimes the Internet address of the website from which you may have accessed our website (such as We do not sell this information to anyone for any reason. Simply surfing our website will not impart other personally-identifying information to us.
In general, we do not link the IP address to any website visitor information with the following exception: when you place an order using our online checkout process, our software correlates your IP address with your order, to be used only in cases of fraudulent credit card use. In the case of a suspected fraudulent order, we may share this with the financial institution that issued the credit card with which an order was placed or, if we determine use of the credit card was fraudulent, with law enforcement authorities.

How we protect your data

We have provided a secure checkout environment for your purchases by using PayPal. In order to be sure that information transferred between your browser and our server is secure during checkout, it is important to be aware of the security information available to you through your browser. Once you enter the Checkout process (when you’re ready to purchase the items you have put into your Shopping Cart), your connection to our server becomes secure. To confirm this, look at the bottom of your browser window. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending upon your browser) you can be sure that the transmission of your information is secure. You can also ensure security by checking the URL line of your browser. When you enter the secure area of our site, the first characters of the site address will change from “http” to “https”.