Privacy policy

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Use of any personal data collected


If you leave a comment on our website, the data provided in the comments form, as well as your IP address and your browser’s user agent, are collected to help us detect trolling.

An anonymous string (or hash) created from your e-mail address can be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you use this address. The privacy clauses of the Gravatar service can be found here: After you have confirmed your comment, your profile photo will be visible to all viewers next to your comment.


If you are a registered user and upload images to the website, we recommend that you avoid uploading images containing EXIF data for GPS coordinates. Website visitors can download and export location data using these images.

Contact forms


If you submit a comment to our site, you will be asked if you prefer to save your name, e-mail address and website using cookies. This question is exclusively designed to make your life easier, as you will not be required to enter this information again for future comments. These cookies expire after one year.

If you open the login page, a transient cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be automatically deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will save a certain number of cookies on your device to track your login data and screen preferences. A login cookie lasts for two days, a screen option cookie lasts for one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be saved for two weeks. If you log out, the login cookie will be deleted.

If you edit or publish a publication, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data. This cookie simply indicates the ID of the recently-edited publication. It will expire after one day.

Content embedded from other sites

Articles from this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites will behave in the same way as if the visitor opened the other site.

These websites may collect your data, use cookies, embed third party tracking apps, and monitor your interactions with this embedded content if you have an account for their website.

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Use and transmission of your personal data

Data storage periods

If you leave a comment, both the comment and related metadata will be saved indefinitely. On this basis, future comments will be automatically recognised and approved instead of being added to the moderation queue.

We also save the personal data of any users registered on our website (if possible), as indicated in their profiles. All users can display, edit or delete their personal data at any time (except their username). Site managers can also view and edit this information.

Your personal data rights

If you have an account or if you have submitted comments to the site, you can ask to receive a file containing all of the personal data we hold for you, including the data you provided. You can also ask us to delete your personal data. These options do not apply for data saved for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Transmission of your personal data

Visitor comments can be checked using an automated troll detection service.

Contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

Any data leak procedures used

Third party services providing us with data

Automated marketing and/or profiling operations using personal data

Display of information relating to sectors subject to specific regulations