Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.magicbluesmoke.org.

Comments

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.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This site collects server logs from the web server, generating when accessing a page.  This is to identify and protect against security attacks.  It is also used to generate statistics about page access patterns.

Cookies

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.

There’s a cookie that tracks whether or not you’ve selected the dark or light theme. 

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

This site currently embeds content from Amazon.com.  You can see their privacy policy here.

Analytics

Not currently enabled.

Who we share your data with

Nobody. 

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.  Web server logs are kept until they are rotated and purged. 

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. 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.

Where we send your data

Nowhere.

Your contact information

If you have a privacy concern, contact 1337 at magicbluesmoke.org.

Advertising & Disclosures

If I review something I am paid to, or have received for free or partial compensation, I will disclose it in the relevant post.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.