April 21, 2024

Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Welcome to Brucies.com, a website created by Dr. William Parker. Our website address is: https://brucies.com.

Comments

When you leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to aid 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. You can find the Gravatar service privacy policy at Automattic Privacy. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture is publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, please avoid images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Other visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the site.

Cookies

We use cookies to enhance your experience:

  • If you leave a comment, you may opt-in to saving your name, email, and website in cookies. These are for convenience so you don’t have to fill in your details again for future comments. These cookies last for one year.
  • A temporary cookie is set when you visit our login page to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
  • Cookies save your login information and screen display choices when you log in. Login cookies last for two days, screen options cookies for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Login cookies are removed when you log out.
  • An additional cookie is saved in your browser if you edit or publish an article, indicating the post ID of the article you edited. This cookie expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if you visited those websites directly.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

Data Sharing

Your IP address is included in the reset email if you request a password reset.

Data Retention

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for follow-up comment recognition. For registered users (if any), we also store personal information in their user profile, which they can see, edit, or delete at any time (username cannot be changed). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

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 provided by you. You can also request the erasure of your personal data. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data is Sent

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


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this policy periodically. We encourage you to review this page frequently for any changes.

Contact Us

For any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at williamparker@brucies.com.