Privacy Can Be Crucial

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Bottom line, leave no more personal info than your name and e-mail.

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Suggested text: 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. I’m okay with this feature. Site health relies on anti spam and protects all of our devices.

An anonymized 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. This however, seems an unnecessary exposure for the sake of auto Gravatar display.(Pending)


Suggested text: If you upload images to ~ThingsUnseen or ~SpiritsAbound websites, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

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If you visit our login page, 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.

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Embedded content from other websites

Suggested text: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

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

Who we share your data with

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

How long we retain your data

Suggested text: If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For authors and contributors that register on SpiritsAbound, or GeorgeJamesHughes websites, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Suggested text: If you are a registered user of  an account on either GeorgeJamesHughes, or SpiritsAbound you may at any time request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for legal purposes.

Where we send your data

Suggested text: Visitor comments to this and all associated sites may be (At this time WILL be ) checked through an automated spam detection service. either through SiteGround Security or in the case of, Amazon Web Security Services