Privacy Policy

Who is this site?

The website address is:

Your privacy is important to this website.  This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that collects, and the ways in which it uses that personal information.

Personal information collection

This website may collect and use the following kinds of personal information: 

  • information about your use of this website;
  • comments including IP address
  • Gravatar, if you have one, including profile picture. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:
  • information that you provide when subscribing to the newsletter including name and email address; and
  • any other information that you send via email.

Using personal information

This site may use your personal information to: 

  • administer this website;
  • personalise the website for you;
  • publish information about you on the website in comments;
  • send you newsletters if you have subscribed.

Where this site discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, this site may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

This site will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. It will store all the personal information you provide on secure servers. 

[Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.]

Cross-border data transfers

Information that this site collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which it operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Any personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. This site is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Articles 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Updating this statement

This website may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.  


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or treatment of your personal information, please email through the contact details.

This Privacy Statement is adapted from a template at and is licensed under Creative Commons.