Privacy Policy

I am a private citizen who runs this personal, non-commercial blog. Like most sites, I will set cookies.


When visitors leave comments on my blog, I 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. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Your comment will also checked through spam detection to filter unwanted and commercial content.

If you leave something, 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.

Visit my commenting policy in what is, and isn’t, allowed.


I will not participate in Google’s FLoC program. However, embedded or linked content may. (Image source: EFF)

If you leave a comment here, 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 up to one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles and other parts of this blog may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites that 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 I share your data with

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

What rights you have over your data

If you have have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.