Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Gay Blackpool

Who We Are

Our website address is: https://gayblackpool.co.uk

Comments

When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data displayed in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to assist in spam detection.

An anonymized string (known as a hash) derived from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to verify if you are using it. The Gravatar service’s privacy policy is available at: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture becomes publicly visible in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to our website, it’s advisable to avoid including images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to our website can download and extract any location data from images on the site.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for convenience, so you don’t have to fill in your details again for future comments. These cookies last for one year.

Visiting our login page sets a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we set several cookies to store your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, while screen option cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove the login cookies.

Editing or publishing an article sets an additional cookie in your browser, which includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited those websites.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Sharing

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically.

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (username changes are not possible). Website administrators can also view and edit that information.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account or have left comments on our site, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transfer

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