Privacy policy

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If a visitor leaves comments on the website, we collect the data specified in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent data for spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address («hash») can be provided to the Gravatar service for your usage determination. Gravatar’s privacy policy is available here: Your profile picture will be visible publicly in the context of your comment after its approval.

Media files

If you are an authorized user and upload photos to the website, you, perhaps, want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata, as they may contain your GPS location data. Visitors can retrieve this information by downloading images from the website.


If you leave comments on our website, you can enable the function of storage of your name, email address and website in cookies. This is done for your convenience, in order not to fill in the data again at repeated commenting. These cookies are stored for one year.

If you have an account on the website and you log into it, we will set a temporary cookie for determination of cookie support by your browser, cookies do not contain any personal information and are deleted at your browser closing.

At logging in we also set several cookies with login data and screen settings. Login cookies are stored for two days, cookies with screen settings are stored for a year. If you select the «Remember Me» option, the login data will be stored for two weeks. At logging out the login cookies will be deleted.

When editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored in the browser, it does not contain personal data and contains only the record ID edited by you, expires after 1 day.

Embedded content of other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded content (for example, videos, images, articles, etc.), such content is the same as if a visitor would visit another website.

If you have an account and you logged into that website, these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, implement additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with embedded content, including conversation tracking.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be stated in the email message about reset.

How long do we store your data

If you leave comments, then the comment itself and its metadata are stored indefinitely. This is done for automatic identification and approval of following comments instead of their reapproval.

For authorized users on our website, we store the personal information provided by them in their profile. All users can see, edit or delete their profile information at any time (except for the username). The administration of the website can also see and change this information.

What are your rights to your data

If you have an account on the website or if you have left comments, then you can request an export file of the personal data that we have stored about you, including the data provided by you. You can also request the deletion of this data, this does not include data that we are required to store for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where is your data sent to

User comments can be checked by an automatic spam detection service.