Privacy Policy



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The privacy policy may be updated from time to time and will be displayed on this website. It is intended as a statement of our current practices, and not as an offer or contract of any sort. The process by which we notify consumers who use our website of material changes to the privacy policy is to update this privacy policy page. Users should regularly check for any new changes on this page; continued use of the website after any updates to the privacy policy means the user acknowledges and accepts the new privacy policy. The current privacy policy has an effective date of Sunday, July 14, 2024.



What follows includes a list of information that we may collect; the listing below does not necessarily mean that we have collected this information, are currently collecting this information, or will collect this information. Such information may include: first and last name; a home, physical, or mailing address, including street number, street name, and a city or town; a telephone number; an email address; credit card or debit card information for payments; or any other information you submit voluntarily. We also may collect your business name, phone number, information, website, IP address, visiting usage, history, cookies, tracking pixels, browser and platform information, analytics data, search engine information, web and/or audio beacons, etc.

Special notice regarding the California Do Not Track Disclosure: this site does not respond to Do Not Track browser signals or other similar mechanisms. Please discontinue the use of this website if you disagree with this practice.

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms

Contact forms are currently used through Google Forms, Mailchimp, and Calendly.


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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from and links to other websites

Articles and/or pages 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. This site contains links to other sites. This site is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.


Google Analytics, Jetpack/Automattic, Microsoft, and Cloudflare-based analytics are running on the site.


We may share your information with PayPal, Square, GoDaddy, Givebutter, Cloudflare, Mailchimp, Mapbox, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, TicketLeap, Automattic, Calendly, and YouTube.


If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


If you have an account on this site, or 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.


Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you have any questions about this website privacy policy, you may reach us at authors [at]


How we protect your data

Our website has been secured through Cloudflare and all site mechanisms meet or exceed security best-practices.

What data breach procedures we have in place

This site has multiple security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and/or alteration of information under our control. The data resides behind a firewall and is protected by multiple security measures, with access restricted to authorized personnel. However, this is only on a ‘best effort’ basis and is without any warranties and indemnifications. For users that register on our website (if any), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. If there is a breach, we plan to notify registered users by the email used to register on our website. Any other breach notifications will be performed on a best-effort basis which may include a banner placed at the top of the website with more information.

What third parties we receive data from

We may receive data from the following third parties: PayPal, Square, GoDaddy, Givebutter, Cloudflare, Mailchimp, Mapbox, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, TicketLeap, Automattic, Calendly, and YouTube.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

None at this time.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

None at this time.

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