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Privacy Policy & Disclosures

Who we are

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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 spam detection.

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 privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms

When you provide us with your personal information, you are consenting to our storage, use and disclosure of that information as outlined in this website Privacy Policy. We may use your personal information to provide you with information you’ve requested (like training and educational materials) and that we may contact you with newsletters, marketing, promotional materials, surveys (which we may engage a third party to assist with) and other information that we deem is useful to operations. If at anytime you would like to unsubscribe from our communications, simply click the ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the email or contact Please allow five business days to update our subscriber list.

Other voluntary information

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address when filling out a form or leaving a comment.

We may receive information from other sources, when you allow access to link your Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and/or Google account(s) to your user profile when accessing certain areas of this site. If you choose to link your Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account. In some cases, your name will appear on a comment if you choose to leave one.

How your information may be used

Information collected may be used in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website.
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters and email offers. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt out of future mailings.
  • To send you administrative communications, such as transactional emails, updates on policies, security alerts, etc.
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries.
  • To provide user support.
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website.
  • To investigate, protect and/or deter against unauthorized illegal activity.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Some pages on this site allows you to purchase products and services provided by other merchants (not us). Some of the links that are posted on the site are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.

If you purchase an item or service via a link posted on this site, please refer to the merchant’s privacy and data collection practices that are likely different from the ones on this site.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. We earn these fees without any extra cost to you.


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. The login cookies are removed when you log out of your account.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content. This includes tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use third-party service providers for web analytic services, such as Google Analytics, on the website, to provide us with statistics and other information about visitors to the site. This information helps us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

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.

In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to

Please note that we may need to retain certain information administrative, legal, security purpose, to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Where we send your data

An automated spam detection service may check visitor comments.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers behind firewalls and encrypted at-rest, as well as, encrypted in transit via SSL. Keep in mind, the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our webite. However, any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website.

Website Privacy Policy last updated on May 1, 2022.