If you visit our login page, 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. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
In addition, to counteract malicious activity, an anonymised string created from your IP address (known as a hash) is recorded for every login attempt, and used to prevent multiple incorrect logins.
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.
We make use of Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States and allows us to notice trends to improve the user experience on our website. This minimal build processes personal data such as: the unique User ID set by Google Analytics, the date and time, the title of the page being viewed, the URL of the page being viewed, the URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page, the screen resolution, the time in local timezone, the files that were clicked on and downloaded, the links clicked on to an outside domain, the type of device, and the country, region, and city.
This data is only collected if you have accepted the 'Non-necessary cookies' option in the cookie settings. You can turn off this option at any time by visiting the Cookie settings
Your details will not be shared or sold to any other third parties, and you can request to be removed from the mailing list at any time, either by using the link at the bottom of any of the emails, or by contacting us directly.
Embedded content from other websites, including social media links
Some pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). In particular, if you use the Social Media links to share a page or article, e.g. on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., then you are accessing that third party website. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Your rights pertaining to your data
If you have an account on our website, you can request an export of all the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we rectify or erase any personal data we hold about you. Your rights include:
- The right to withdraw consent
- The right of access
- The right to erasure
- The right to rectification
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Notification of data breaches
- The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory agency