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Privacy Policy

At, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Personal information submitted by you

If you send me an e-mail either through my contact form or directly you will send me certain personally identifiable information, including your name and e-mail address. This information will only be used for our interactions and not be sold to anyone. No personal information (including names and e-mail addresses) will be voluntarily released to any other person or entity.

If you select the ‘public (i.e. contents can be published in a future entry)’ option you give me permission to use the content of your e-mail in a future blog blog entry or other content on the website. Depending on the context I might mention your name, unless you tell me not to. However, your e-mail address and other contact information will only be published on the site if you specifically instruct me to do this.

If you select the ‘private (i.e. contents are only for my eyes)’ option the information in the e-mail will only be used in our personal interaction and not be disclosed on the blog.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL, BT Internet or T-Online), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. Except in cases of abuse to our system, we do not make any attempt to associate these IP addresses with individual users. These logs are used to generate aggregate reports of website usage. These reports do not contain any personally identifiable information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This website doesn't set any cookies itself, however, some third party services used on this website might use cookies and web beacons.

Some third party services used on this site (e.g. livefyre and previously HaloScan for the comments, YouTube for embedded videos or Twitter and Google+ for social media) might use cookies to customise and improve your user experience. The information stored in these cookies is not accessible by, please refer to the service providers privacy policy for their handling of your personal information.

We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Questions or complaints

If you have any questions or complaints about the implementation of this policy please contact me through my contact form.