Privacy Policy

What is this website

This is a personal website and its address is:

What personal data this website collects and why it collects it


When visitors leave comments on the site it collects 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 leave a comment on this 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.

Who this website shares your data with

As this website uses Google reCaptcha, Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Statcounter, Goodreads widgets and Jetpack, this website may share some data with these services’ organizations.

How long this website 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. Security logs are retained for 14 days