Privacy Policy

1. Who we are

Our website address is:

2. What personal data we collect and why we collect it

2.1 Visitors’ comments

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 anonymised 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.

2.2 Media

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.

2.3 Contact forms

If you leave a comment on our site, we require that you fill out a form including your name and email address. This information is stored in our database and will be there until deleted by us or requested to be deleted by the user posting it or others that might require it deleted.

2.4 Cookies

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 up to two years. 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.

For more information about the cookies on this website visit Cookie Policy page.

2.5 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.

2.6 Analytics

We are using Google Analytics for insights regarding the traffic on our website. We are automatically anonymising all IP analytics hits and form tracking hits.

2.7 Marketing content

This website includes affiliate links and other marketing content. In this context, marketing partners may receive visitors’ personal data on this website. Adtraction undertakes to monitor and register traffic that is directed via this website to the advertiser’s website to the extent possible by collecting e.g. browser type and IP address.

Providing the links to advertisers‘ website does not correspond to a recommendation or a guarantee concerning the services and products. This website provider is not responsible for the content on, use of or access to such websites. All use of such links is done at the user’s risk.

3. Who we share your data with

Your data is shared with our hosting provider and marketing partners.

4. How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.

5. 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.

6. Where we send your data

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

Visitors’ personal data might be transferred from an EEA country to third countries.

7. How data is secured

Data is transferred via secured SSL connection and protected via user IDs and passwords. Access is limited to only those parties responsible for website maintenance.

8. Automated decision-making and profiling

This website does not process personal data in automated manner in order to evaluate the personal aspects of an individual, i.e. analysis or prediction of aspects concerning the data subject’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests, reliability or behaviour, location or movements.

This website does not include automated decision-making, i.e. base decisions solely on the automated processing of personal data and therefore produce legal effects concerning the data subject or significantly affect him or her.

9. Your contact information

If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Policy of this site, please contact me at [email protected]