Who we are
Our website address is: http://thegeekanswers.com.
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 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 use https://www.thegeekanswers.com/questions/ portion of this site and leave a question or make a login, we will set browser 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 Question or the Answer to another users questions cookies may be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the the information you posted and expires after a day or depending on your browser settings.
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.
We use Google’s Analytics service to track the number of pages and which pages are visited the most on this site.
Who we share your data with
We do not share data collected by our website or services with anyone other than those external services or analytics as described above.
How long we retain your data
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.
What rights you have over your data
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. Please use our contact page to request deletion of an account or comment data.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through the Akismet automated spam detection service operated by the creators of WordPress.
Your contact information
You can reach the owner/operator of this site by filling out the form on our contact page.
Last updated: January 22, 2019