Privacy Policy

Who we are

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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.


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

Content 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.

Personal Information We Collect About You

When you use our websties, we and our partners collect personal data about you. Depending on your privacy choices, the personal data we collect includes:

  • Device identifiers such as your IP address, iOS Identifier for Advertising (IDFA), Android Advertising ID, or a partner specific identifier.
  • Information about you device, such as the type, model, manufacturer, operating system, operating system version, carrier name, browser, and screen size.
  • Information about your website usage.
  • Name, email address, and third-party login identifiers, but only when you explicitly choose to share it with our website through a 3rd party login system such as Facebook or Google.
  • Any identifiers you provide for our services to work, such as usernames.

How We Use The Personal Data We Collect About You

We and our partners use the personal data we collect to:

  • Improve Our Website: Usage data allows us to quickly identify problems in our website.
  • Personalize Advertising: Our advertising partners will use your personal data and interest data to show you more relevant ads.
  • Push Notifications: We will notify you of important information via push notifications. If you do not want these notifications, you can manage your preference through your device or website settings.
  • Name and Email: Customize your experience, and reference your user-created content.
  • Operate Our Website: Usernames are necessary to bring you customized content.
  • Showing Customised advertisement

How We Share The Personal Data We Collect About You

We share the personal data we collect for the following purposes:

  • With advertising partners so that they can accurately show personalized ads.
  • With data partners in order to create aggregate demographic and interest segments.
  • As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to investigate fraud, to protect your safety, or the safety of others.

Controlling The Processing of Your Personal Data


Starting January 1st, 2020, users located in the State of California have the following additional rights:

  • Right to Know About Personal Information: You have the right to request what personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell about you. You can request this information by emailing us at our Contact page. We will require a screenshot of the bottom section of this Privacy Policy page in order to process your request.
  • Right to Request Deletion of Personal Information: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information collected and maintained by us. You can request the deletion of your personal data by emailing us at our Contact page. We will require a screenshot of the bottom section of this Privacy Policy page in order to process your request.
  • Right to Opt-Out: You can opt-out of of the sale of your personal data at any time through the website’s Privacy Policy page using the button at the bottom titled “Reset Privacy Preferences”.
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: You will not be charged extra or discriminated against for opting-out or excersising your personal data rights under this agreement.

European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland

  • Consent: If you are located in the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, we will first obtain your consent before processing your personal data for app analytics and personalized advertising.
  • Withdrawal of Consent: You can withdraw your consent for website analytics and personalized advertising at any time through each website’s individual Privacy Policy. EEA users will find a synopsis of their settings with a button to reset privacy settings.
  • Legal Necessity: We will process personal data as necessary to comply with law. For example, we will collect your IP address to perform a lookup for your country so that we know whether you are located in the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland. We will not retain your IP address internally when used for this purpose.
  • Legitimate Interests: We will process personal data as necessary to support our legitimate interests. Examples include:
    • The collection and storage of usernames for presenting you customized and historical content.
    • Providing screenshots to our optical character recognition (OCR) enabled websites.

Our partners also process personal data from you for their legitimate business interests. These interests include, but are not limited to: fraud prevention, frequency capping, and internal consent tracking. We urge you to visit our partners’ privacy policies in the partners section below.


  We use third party advertisements to support our site. Some of these advertisers may be served from our third party advertiser. You can view their privacy policy and cookie policy here. You can manage your cookies here.

We use Google Analytics and Comscore to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics and Comscore gather information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: Comscore’s privacy policy is available at

Google Analytics

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Analytics provides anonymized usage data. We use Analytics to identify service issues and measure the performance of our products.

Google Doubleclick For Publishers

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DFP is an advertising inventory manager. They work with various vetted advertising suppliers so we can focus on making cool things.

Google Adsense

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Adsense is an advertising network.