Comments and your data
When you comment on A Year in Beadnell, the system has a few requirements and we want to make sure you are aware of what happens to your data.
- If you choose to leave a comment on the guestbook, in addition to the comment text you provide we also collect your IP Address and your User Agent (web browser and operating system).
- Your comment text, your name, email address, website URL, IP Address and User Agent are accessible by administrators on our site.
- Following approval of your comment, your comment text, your name, and website URL (if provided) are visible to the public.
- Comments containing links or certain words or phrases may require manual approval by an administrator. Your comment, including comment text, your name, email address, website URL, IP address and User Agent, is
b) stored in the website’s database, access to which is restricted to site administrators. Site administrator authentication is by username and password.
c) retained indefinitely until explicitly deleted by an administrator.
- We require your name and your email address and we request your website URL. You may also elect to provide a partial name, initials or even a pseudonym in lieu of your full name. You are not required to provide a website URL.
- When you leave a comment, you will be asked if you opt-in to saving your name, email address and website URL in your browser for future commenting. If you so opt-in, we store three cookies on your browser to make it easier for you to comment again in the future. The cookies contain your name, your email address and your website URL. They are set to expire after one year.
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- Allowing you to add comments to our site (see above)
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