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Privacy Policy

The Information We Collect From You

If you post a comment: 

If you submit a comment to, personal information you provide may include:
• Your name or chosen alias
• Your home page or blog URL
• Your Blogger account profile
• Your Google account profile
• Your Email address

If you subscribe to the email newsletter: 

If you subscribe to the email newsletter, personal information you provide may include: 

• Your name or chosen alias
• Your Email address

The Way Your Information Is Used

If you post a comment:

The personal information you submit to will be used to identify you as the author of a comment and, if you have selected the option, e-mail you notification of additional comments. As the host of Blogger blogs, Google may also have access to this information.

You can delete a comment you have posted as long as you are signed in to the Google account you used to post the comment.

If you have an email subscription to

I will never sell or share your email address or personal information submitted when you subscribe to email updates with an outside party other than the service managing the newsletter or emails.

If the host for the newsletter changes, your email address may be transferred to the new hosting service. 

If you subscribed to my Beehiiv-hosted newsletter ( or 

If you subscribe to my newsletter at your email address is stored in my Beehiiv account for the purpose of sending you the newsletter by email. I will not use your email address for any other purpose. 

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe here" link at the bottom of the email you received.

Please also read the Beehiiv Privacy Policy for more information about what they do with information they collect. 
If you subscribed to my Revue by Twitter-hosted newsletter: 

Note: As of January 2023 the email newsletter is no longer hosted through Revue. Twitter shut down Revue January 18, 2023. Twitter has not shared the details of what it has done with information collected through the Revue platform.

Learn more about the closure of Revue on the official Twitter blog: About Revue by Twitter

• Copy of the Revue by Twitter Privacy Policy, accessed through Internet Archive:

If you subscribed to email updates via FeedBurner:

Note: Google disabled the FeedBurner email service in mid-2022. Learn more.
As of May 2023 it is still possible to export email subscription lists from FeedBurner. 

The email address you have submitted to receive the subscription is maintained as a list in our account at FeedBurner, which manages the mailing list subscriptions. As the owner of the Feedburner service, Google may also have access to this information.

• Google Privacy Policy:
• How Google uses your data when you use partner sites and apps

If you use the contact form:

The name and email address you submit on the form may be used to identify you. 

We will never sell or share the email address or personal information submitted through the contact form with an outside party. As the host of the Gmail service, Google may also have access to this information.

Visitor Data Tracking and Analytics

We use Google Analytics for the purpose of gathering aggregate visitor information data. Google Analytics places a "cookie" on your web browser to collect anonymous traffic data including your IP address, link you followed to our site, the type of web browser you use and your computer operating system. You may choose to disable cookies in your web browser to prevent tracking of your visit.

• Google Privacy Policy:
• How Google Uses Cookies
• Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

Third-party Advertisers and Cookies

We have placed advertisements from third-party advertisers, ad servers or ad networks. These advertisers may place or read cookies on your web browser or use a web beacon to collect information about your visits (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) to help provide ads that might be of interest to you.

We do not provide personally identifiable visitor information to third party advertisers, ad servers or ad networks.

You may choose to disable cookies in your web browser when you visit our site or opt out of receiving specific cookies as indicated below.

Currently we are provided advertising by the third party ad servers or ad networks listed below. You can follow the links for more information on their data collection practices and options for opting out of their information collection.

Note: site visitors in the European Economic Area and the US States of California and Virginia are only shown non-personalized AdSense ads.

• How Google Uses Cookies
• How Google uses your data when you use partner sites and apps
• Google Adsense: Google Privacy Policy and Opt Out of Personalized Advertising
• DoubleClick DART Cookie: Privacy Policy and How to Opt Out of the DoubleClick Cookie
• Digital Advertising Alliance: Opt out of cookies for personalized advertising
• National Advertising Initiative: Opt Out of Interest-Based Advertising
• Privacy Policy and Opt-Out Instructions Affiliate Ads

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Social Media

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• Google Privacy Policy

Embedded YouTube Videos
YouTube videos embedded on this site do not have Privacy Enhanced Mode enabled. If you watch a YouTube video embedded on the site, that may affect your browsing on and you may be shown personalized ads. Your viewing may also affect the Google Ads you are shown. Learn more about Privacy Enhanced Mode.

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Clicking on the Facebook "Like" Button allows you to share the content of this site with your friends on Facebook.  When you click the Like button while signed in to Facebook, the web page will appear on the "Likes and Interests" section of your profile.
• Facebook privacy policy
• About Facebook Cookies

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The Twitter Follow button lets you easily follow the Publisher's Twitter account
• Twitter privacy policy
• Twitter's use of cookies and similar technologies

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Pinterest Privacy Policy
• Cookies on Pinterest

Last update: May 2023
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