This website uses cookies to analyse traffic and to optimize your experience.  Details of the type of data I collect and how it’s used are included below.

Website Traffic and Analysis

When you visit this website, your IP address is detected by Wordfence, the security plug-in used on this site, and by Google Analytics.  The privacy policies and data protection these services offer are outside of my control, so I recommend you visit those websites and read their privacy policies as well.

Traffic analysis data is used to learn where visitors are located, how they find this website, and how they access and navigate through the content.  I aim to provide the best visitor experience I can, and this data can give insight about website performance.

Contact Messages

You can send a private email message using the form on the Contact page.  Your name, email address and message are used for the purpose of responding to your message, when appropriate.

Comments and Spam Protection

All comments and contact messages are filtered by Akismet to prevent or reduce spam messages.  This service is provided by the company Automattic.

Comments are held for approval as a second layer of spam protection.  You must include your name (or nickname) and email address with your comment, but only your name will be displayed.  If you’re logged into a WordPress account when you submit a comment, your WordPress website address and custom avatar will also be displayed with your approved comments.