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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you add information to a contact form, that information will be saved on the backend of our site until you request it be removed.


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.

Google Fonts (Google LLC)

We use Google Fonts on this website. Google Fonts is provided by Google LLC. It is a typeface visualization service and it allows us to incorporate the font on our pages. Google Fonts processes usage data and other types of data as laid out in their privacy policy.


We collect emails with Hello Bar and use ConvertKit for email marketing. If you opt in to receive emails, you can change subscription settings with ConvertKit.

If you wish to be removed from email lists, but are not sure how to do it, you can reach out to


We use Google Analytics on our website. Please see their privacy policy to learn about what they collect and how you can opt-out.

We also use AdSense to serve up relevant advertisements to our visitors. You can read the full AdSense disclosure on the footer link of our website.

WooCommerce and Stripe

Information shared with a payment provider to process payments includes:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Address
  • Phone
  • City/State/Zip
  • Unique payment identifier
  • Payment provider identifier

We use WooCommerce to handle our products and Stripe to process payments.

Stripe sets the following cookies:

We will update our policy when Stripe’s documentation for the site is available. Until then, you can review Stripe’s privacy policy:

Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with any other company or entity for marketing or promotional purposes. We use your data to help deliver a better online experience. Necessary data may be shared with tools listed on this page to help accomplish that.

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. Data in contact forms can be retained indefinitely. Google Analytics data refreshes with new cookie sessions (see their website for standard data storage periods).

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 we send your data

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

Our contact information

You can reach out to with any questions.

Updates to the Privacy Policy

This policy is subject to updates and changes at any time. When changes are made, users will be updated through this page. Check this page often for updates. The modification date will be listed at the bottom.

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Third parties

This site may be using WPMU DEV third-party cloud storage to store backups of its audit logs where personal information is collected.

Additional data

This site creates and stores an activity log that capture the IP address, username, email address and tracks user activity (like when a user makes a comment). Information will be stored locally for 30 days and remotely for 1 year. Information on remote logs cannot be cleared for security purposes.

Last modified: February 14, 2020