What type of data we collect and why?
The data that you communicate to us
Email: Your email address will act as your username and will allow us to access your private space. Additionally, it will allow us to contact you. We will connect with you by email if you have given us your permission.
Surname/First name, Country, Current function: This information lets us know more about you and to make tailored communications for you.
What do we do with your data collected by us from your visit to our site?
We collect data related to your visit on our website. This allows us to enhance our content to improve your user experience. All the data collected is anonymous and we do not collect IP addresses. They are obtained through the cookies in your browser when you arrive on our site.
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This data allows us to learn more about the user journey on our site and allows us to develop our content and the service quality that we deliver to you. This data is entirely anonymized, which means that we have no way of linking an action on our site to the name of a person.
Avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) to prevent anyone visiting the website to download and get location data from images on the website.
You may choose to save your details such as your name, email id and cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to refill your information when you leave another comment. The cookies will stay for a year.
We will set a temporary cookie when you visit our login page to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not have personal information and will be discarded when you close your browser.
We will also set up numerous cookies to save your login details and screen display selections when you login. Login cookies stay for two days, and screen options cookies will remain for a year. If you choose “Remember Me”, your login will continue for two weeks. Once you logout of your account the login cookies will be removed.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include personal data and is simply an indicator of the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after a day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may comprise of embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves in the same exact way, as if the visitor has visited the other site.
We do not collect ‘sensitive’ data, that is, data related to ethnic or racial origin, opinions on politics, philosophy or religion, membership with trade unions, sexual orientation or health.
How long do we retain your data?
If you leave a comment, it will be kept along with its metadata for an indefinite period. This is done so that we can detect and approve of any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
When you register on our website we store your personal details. Personal information All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of changing their username). The site administrators will be able to view and revise that data.
What rights do you have over your data?
You can request to obtain an exported file of the personal information that we hold about you, including any data you may have shared with us on our site. You can also request for any personal data we hold about your to be erased. This excludes any data we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Where is your data sent?
Visitor comments may be checked through the service of automated spam detection.