Definitions Wiki

Privacy Policy

Identifying Information.
Our website URL is: Definitions Wiki

Comment Data Collection

When visitors leave comments on our website, we collect the information displayed on the comment form and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to aid in spam detection. An encrypted version of your email address (known as a hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to verify if you are utilizing it. You can view the Gravatar service privacy policy here: Once your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in relation to your comment.

Media Uploads

Please refrain from uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) to our website. Visitors to the website may extract any location data from images on the site.

Cookie Usage

If you choose to leave a comment on our website, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website information in cookies for future use. These cookies will remain active for one year for your convenience.
Upon visiting our login page, we will temporarily set a cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal information and will be discarded once you close your browser.
Upon logging in, several cookies will be set to store your login information and screen display preferences. The login cookies will remain active for two days and the screen options cookies will remain active for one year. If you select the “Remember Me” option, your login information will persist for two weeks. Upon logging out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, a temporary cookie will be set in your browser containing no personal information, only indicating the post ID of the article you edited. This cookie will expire after one day.
Embedded Content from External Websites
Our website may contain embedded content from other websites (such as videos, images, articles, etc.). This embedded content behaves as if the visitor has visited the external website.
These external websites may collect data about you, use cookies, include additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you are logged into the external website.

Data Sharing

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the password reset email.

Data Retention

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely to automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in moderation.
If you register on our website, we will store the personal information provided in your user profile. You and website administrators have the ability to view, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (excluding your username).

Data Rights

If you have an account on our website or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file of the personal data we have on you, including any information you have provided to us. You also have the right to request the erasure of any personal data we have on you, except for data required for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transfer

Visitor comments may be subject to automated spam detection services