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. After we approve your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public, along with your comment.
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If you leave a comment on our site, you can give us permission to save your name, e-mail address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again if you want to leave another comment. These cookies are saved for one year.
When you visit our login page, we 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 also set up several cookies to save your login information and your browser display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and display options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login information will persist for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies are discarded.
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Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content, such as videos, images, articles, etc. This content behaves in the exact same way as if you had visited the other website.
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.
If you register on our website, we also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time; only the user name is not editable. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Your Data Rights
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request a file of all personal data we hold about you. 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.
Note that all visitor comments posted on our site may be checked through an automated spam detection service.