Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us.

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:

Browsers, Comments, and any access data:

When visitors visit on the site we collect the Browser string and all data shown in it, and the visitor’s IP address, browsers string and geo location.

An anonymized string created from your browser user agent string, or email address (also called a hash) may be collected and 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) may be included. Visitors to the website should extract and delete any location data from ANY images on this, or any, website. Our AI tracks all images, browser strings, and all other information communicated to the servers and may be automatically collected by the servers.


Cookies are set automatically if you permit. Further, 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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 themselves.

These “other” websites (and analytics) 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.

Analytics: We use various analytics including Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others.

Who we share your data with: Analytics providers. 

How long we retain your data

Metadata is retained indefinitely. 

For users, we also store the IP address, personal information (they provide in their user profile). Users cannot view, on this site, their personal information, but you can review the browser string in your browser or other software at any time. Website administrators can also see, use, and edit information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you control it completely and can delete your account at any time. 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 and analytics.

How we protect your data: AES-256 encryption.

Third parties we receive data from: Thompson Reuters, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and others. This information is maintained on multiple servers.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data: The “Badrobots” AI monitors and review everything flowing from and to the website for (automated) threat protection, malware, and endpoint security.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We comply with the GDPR of the EU if you are physically located in the EU Countries. Please see GDPR.