Privacy is important. The document below will outline how information you provide is handled on this website.
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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.
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.
Who we share your data with
Your data is not sold. Only the cookie data that you choose to allow will be shared with third party service providers to enable the functioning and improvement of this website.
We use the “visitor action pixels” from Meta Platforms, Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or, if you are based in the EU, Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”)) on our website. This allows us to track how you found and visited our website when clicking a Facebook post or ad. This enables us to measure the effectiveness of our use of Facebook and ensure that we are reaching the right audience. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook, which is why we are informing you, based on our knowledge of the situation. Facebook may link this information to your Facebook account and also use it for its own promotional purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Usage Policy https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and off Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. The legal basis for the use of this service is Art. 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR. You can object to the collection of your data by Facebook pixel, or to the use of your data for the purpose of displaying Facebook ads by contacting the following address: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
How long we retain your data
Any communication you send via the contact form is retained as long as necessary for the intended conversation.
While no personally identifiable data is shared for analytics purposes, any anonymous data used for such a purpose is erased after 14 months.
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.