Who are we
Our website address: https://heronbyte.com.
What personal data do we collect and for what purpose
If a visitor leaves a comment on the site, we collect the data indicated in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user-agent data for the purpose of spam detection.
If you are a registered user and upload photos to the site, you may want to avoid uploading images with EXIF metadata, as they may contain your GPS position. Visitors can extract this information by downloading images from the site.
If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in a cookie. This is done for your convenience, so as not to fill in the data again when re-commenting. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you have an account on the site and you log in, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser supports cookies, cookies do not contain any personal information and are deleted when you close your browser.
When you sign in to your account, we also set several cookies with your login details and screen settings. Login cookies are stored for two days, and screen settings cookies for a year. If you choose the “Remember me” option, your login information will be stored for two weeks. Sign-in cookies will be deleted when you log out.
When editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored in the browser, it does not contain personal data and contains only the ID of the post you edited, and expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embeddable content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.) that behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited another site.
Who do we share your data with
How long we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment itself and its metadata persist indefinitely. This is done in order to detect and approve subsequent comments automatically, instead of queuing them for approval.
For users who register on our site, we store the personal information that they indicate in their profile. All users can see, edit or remove their profile information at any time (except for the username). The website administration can also see and change this information.
What rights do you have over your data?
If you have an account on the site or if you have left comments, you can request an export file of the personal data that we have stored about you, including the data you provided. You can also request that this data be deleted, this does not include data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where do we send your data?
User comments can be checked by an automatic spam detection service.