Privacy Policy

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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.

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 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 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.

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.

Who do we share your data with

This website does not share the personal information of its users. However, 3rd party data such as tracking cookies for affiliate programs and advertising are embedded into this website. See below for how these 3rd party websites may use your data.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect uses data on this website. Please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy here for further details.

eBay Partner

This website uses affiliate cookies from eBay to track affiliate sales. For more information please refer to eBay’s Privacy Policy. Or refer to the eBay Network Agreement for further information on the affiliate partnership.

Affiliate Cookies

This website works with 3rd party affiliate networks to earn money in exchange for referring to certain products and services. These referral links may come in the form of text links, image links, or buy now buttons, for example. These links can refer you to the 3rd party websites.

The tracking cookies used in these affiliate programs will notify and potentially pay a commission to the owner of this website. These cookies do not retain unnecessary sensitive data.

If you are not happy with affiliate cookies being stored in your browser, please adjust ‘browser settings’.

How long we 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.

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.

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.

Where your data is sent

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

Respecting Data Usage

Only what is required. The data this website uses is only for purposes necessary to earn money and build a better service. No unnecessary data is collected or stored. This website respects the privacy of its users.