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What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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Who we share your data with
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How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.
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What rights you have over your data
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Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Anonymised website traffic is tracked by Google Analytics.
Please send us an email to our website administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to review a copy of your personal data our have it erased from our database. They will honour your request as soon as possible.