Privacy Statement

The following applies to the website: https://bloy.net.

What personal data is collected and why

Comments

When visitors leave comments on this site, it collects the data submitted in the comment form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

Contact form

When visitors fill out the contact form on this site, it collects the data submitted in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on this 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.

Embedded content from other websites

Posts on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you are visiting 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

The web hosting company for this site collects anonymous analytics data (e.g. visitor IP address, browser user agent string, web page views, referring web pages, date, time, etc.) for purposes of analyzing and understanding web traffic and usage.

Where your data is sent

Contact messages are sent to the site owner. Visitor comments and contact messages are checked through an automated spam detection service (Akismet).

Akismet’s anti-spam service collects information about visitors who fill out comment and contact forms on this site. The information includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and site URL (along with other information directly provided by the visitor such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Who your data is shared with

Your data is not shared with any entity other than what is outlined above.

How long your data is retained

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so your comment can be made available to visitors to the site, and so you can be recognized and have any follow-up comments approved automatically, instead of being held in a moderation queue.

If you fill out the contact form, the message and metadata are not retained by the website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request that any personal data held about you be erased. This does not include any data the site is obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact information

Any questions regarding this statement can be asked on the site’s contact page.