Privacy Policy


1. Introduction

Welcome to This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, maintain, and disclose information collected from users of the website. It is designed to ensure our compliance with Australian privacy laws and to inform you about your privacy rights.

2. Information Collection and Use


When you leave comments on our website, we collect the data shown in the comments form. Additionally, we collect your IP address and browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.

An anonymized string (hash) created from your email address may be sent to the Gravatar service to verify if you are using it. If you are using Gravatar, after the approval of your comment, your profile picture becomes visible to the public in your comment. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy can be found at Automattic Privacy.


If you upload images to our website, please avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


We use cookies to enhance your experience. If you leave a comment, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies for convenience. These cookies last for one year. Our site also uses cookies for managing login sessions, screen display choices, and post editing sessions.

3. Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content from other websites. This content behaves exactly as if you visited the other website, which may collect data about you, use cookies, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

4. Data Sharing

Your data is confidential and is not shared with third parties, except in specific circumstances like requesting a password reset, where your IP address will be included in the reset email.

5. Data Retention

We retain comment data indefinitely for follow-up comments. For registered users, personal information provided in user profiles is stored and can be viewed, edited, or deleted at any time (username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

6. Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data we hold, including data you have provided. You can also request the erasure of your personal data. This excludes data we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

7. Automated Spam Detection

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

8. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through our website.

This policy is effective as of [Date].

This privacy policy is specifically tailored to the Australian context, incorporating the suggested text and ensuring compliance with relevant Australian privacy laws.