Privacy Policy

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Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


This website uses a lightweight, self-hosted commenting service where all data is stored locally. No comment data is collected by third parties.

The following data is optionally collected (should you provide it):

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Website

Comments may be completely anonymous, with none of the above information provided. Source IP subnet information (/24 - example: 10.10.10.x) is collected only for spam-prevention.

Comments are manually approved before appearing on the website, and therefore are not sent to any third party services.


This website offers an email-based subscription service, where you may opt-in to email notifications for new content. If you opt-into an email subscription, the email address provided will be stored for future communications. You may opt-out at any time.


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.

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


This website makes use of Plausible Analytics to track visitors and visitor interaction. Plausible is a privacy-focused, open source analytics service which does not use cookies. For additional information about what data is collected, please see the Plausible Data Policy. Analytics data from are also publicly viewable here.


This website no longer displays advertisements.

Who we share your data with

Analytics data, comment data, and email subscription data is only used internally to improve this website. This data is not shared outside of the services used to collect the data.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this website, 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.

Information Requests

For any inquiries regarding this privacy policy, or for requests to export/delete data – please contact privacy (at) 0x2142 (dot) com.