privacy policy

iosef.org does not collect any information about its visitors unless it is explicitly provided, however some of the third-parties we work with

When you visit our website, your connection is logged. This is the case on most websites. We generally do not access these logs unless required to by law. Access logs are automatically deleted after three days in accordance with our webhost (DreamHost)’s privacy policy. We ensure that any request made to our websites are done over HTTPS.

Comments

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 anonymised 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.

Cookies

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Advertising

We use Google AdSense for advertising on iosef.org, which uses several cookies (including tracking cookies) to serve relevant advertising based on your browsing history. We only serve ads (and thus, Google ad cookies) to visitors who are not signed in to the website. The ad code is not loaded if you are signed in. You can find Google’s privacy policy here and you can use these links to disable ad tracking cookies on Google and over 100 different ad networks.

On iosef.org/watch, some videos are served with advertising from Dailymotion. Dailymotion mostly uses Google Ads for its advertising, but be sure to read Dailymotion’s privacy policy if you have any questions, which is available here.

Contact

If you have any questions or you need to serve me something you can email me at mann@iosef.org.