Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Website Address: https://wuffgang.de.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information.

Comments

Data Collection: When you leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to help detect and prevent spam.

Gravatar Service: We use an anonymized string (hash) from your email address to check if it’s being used by the Gravatar service (Privacy policy: Gravatar Privacy). If you use Gravatar, your profile picture is publicly visible next to your comment upon approval.

Media

Image Uploads: If you upload images, avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Others might download images from our website and extract such location data.

Cookies

Comment Cookies: If you leave a comment, you may opt to save your name, email, and website in cookies for convenience, so you don’t need to fill in these details again. These cookies last one year.

Login Cookies: On our login page, we set a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies, which contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. Additional cookies are set when you log in to save your login info and screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, screen options cookies last a year, and “Remember Me” login persists for two weeks.

Editing/Publishing Cookies: If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser indicating the post ID of the article edited. It contains no personal data and expires after one day.

Embedded Content

Third-Party Content: Articles may include embedded content (videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. This content behaves as if you visited the other website, which might collect data about you, use cookies, and track your interaction.

Data Sharing

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

Data Retention

Comments: We retain comments and their metadata indefinitely for automatic recognition and approval of follow-up comments.

Registered Users: For users registering on our site, we store the personal information provided in their profile. Users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (username cannot be changed). Administrators can also see and edit that information.

Your Rights

Data Access and Erasure: If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data we hold, including any data you’ve provided. You can also request erasure of your personal data, except for data we’re obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission

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