Who we are
Our website address is: http://writingya.com.
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
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
your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your
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
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.
Embedded content from other websites
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.
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
Who we share your data with
We use utilities such as Akismet and Bad Behavior, to try to keep the trolls and spam down.
Those inspect the data you send to us and do stuff with it. Don’t be an ass and you’re probably fine.
How long we retain your data
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.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal
information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete
their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username).
Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to
receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you
have provided to us. 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.
Where we send your data
may be are checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
If you put your contact information in here, we kept it. Isn’t that nice?
How we protect your data
We keep our stuff updated. If it isn’t secure enough, don’t put stuff in here that you don’t want to share with Nigerian Princes.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We’ll let you know, if we find out we were breached. Again, though: Nigerian Princes.
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We judge you so hard for your emoticons.
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