Who we are
Our website address is https://confirm.ch, the blog (this site) address is https://blog.confirm.ch.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
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.
HTTP requests of visitors who access this site will be logged on the web server. This includes the the user’s IP address, user agent, referrer and request URL.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
If you 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
Akismet & Gravatar
Visitor comments may be checked through Akismet, an automated spam detection service. Therefore the user’s IP address, user agent, referrer, site URL along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself will be provided to the Akismet service.
An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.
We use Google Analytics to compile data regarding user interactions which relate to our website. Prior sending data to the Google Analytics service, we’re anonymise potentially personal identifying data like your IP address.