Who we are
Suggested Text: The address of our website is: https://thefreelunch.org .
Suggested Text: When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comments form and the IP address of the visitor and the browser user agent to facilitate the detection of spam.
An anonymous string created from your email address (also known as a hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to determine whether you are using it or not. The data protection declaration for the Gravatar service can be found here: https://automatic.com/privacy /. Once your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible as part of your comment.
Suggested Text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images that may contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and extract all the location data of the images on the website.
Suggested Text: If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is the article for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in details about yourself again when you leave a comment. These cookies will exist in a year.
When you visit the login page in the United States, we set a temporary cookie to determine whether or not your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and is deleted when the browser is closed.
When you log in, we also place several cookies to store your login information and the choices that appear on the screen. The activation of cookies is done in two days and the options of the cookie screen in a year. If you choose “Remember Me”, your login information will be stored within two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.
When you edit or publish an article, a cookie is saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal information but only the publication ID of the article you are editing. This expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Suggested Text: Articles on this website may contain embedded content (for example, videos, images, articles, etc.). The embedded content of other websites works exactly as if the visitor were visiting someone else’s website.
We pass on your data to third parties
Content Tips: If you choose to reset your password, your IP address will be included in the email to be reset.
How long do we keep your data for
Suggested Text: When you leave a review, the comment and the metadata are archived indefinitely. This allows us to automatically recognize and approve each review instead of waiting in line for moderation.
For users who register on our website (if applicable), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, modify or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.
You have the right to obtain information about your data
Content Tips: If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request a file of personal information that we hold about you, including any information that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of any personal information that we hold about you. This does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Where we send your data
Suggested Text: The authentication of visitors can be verified by the automatic spam detection of the service.