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If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.
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Embedded content from other sites
Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles…). Content embedded from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were on that other site.
Use and transmission of your personal data
Suggested text: If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long your data is stored
Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This will automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For accounts that register on our site (if any), we also store the personal data specified in their profile. All accounts can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of their login). Site managers can also view and modify this information.
The rights you have over your data
Suggested text: If you have an account or have left comments on the site, you may request to receive a file containing all the personal data we have about you, including the data you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
Transmission of your personal data
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