How I Collect and Use Your Information
I use Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyse statistical information in order to improve this website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
When you post a comment, an anonymised string (hash) created from your email address may be sent to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it and so make your profile's picture publicly visible in the context of your comment.
Information I Hold
When you contact me via email, I hold your name, email address and information relevant for the development of this website that might be contained in the message.
When you browse this website I collect information such as the browser type, the browser version, the pages of this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and a few other statistics.
When you post a comment, besides your comment, name, email address and website URL — if provided — I collect your IP Address and information about your browser, namely the User-Agent string. These data are retained indefinitely, so that I can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Where I Store Your Information
Your comments and their metadata are saved to a server owned by Gandi SAS and located in France. Instead, the information you send me via email are stored on a Google's server (Gmail).
All these information are also periodically copied to my computer and backed up to external memory drives.
Who Can Access to Your Information
The access to your information is limited to me and to the people responsible of maintaining the servers mentioned in the previous section. In some cases, I might be obliged by law to disclose information about you to government agencies.
How I Keep Your Information Private
The transmission of data from this website to your device's browser, and vice versa, is encrypted according to the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
The servers where I store the information you give me are all protected by a two-factor authentication system and all of them communicate with the applications I use via secure connections conforming to the SSL protocol.
The computer I use is protected by a password required whenever it is started or after a few minutes of inactivity.
At any time you may request to access to your personal data or ask for their erasure by emailing me at the address you find in the next section. Nonetheless, for legal reasons, I might not be able to delete all the copies of your personal data.
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