Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

At Brenden Blackham’s website (, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your data while you interact with our website.


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data provided in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string. This information helps us with spam detection and ensuring the security of our website. Additionally, if you choose to use the Gravatar service, an anonymized string (hash) created from your email address may be provided to Gravatar to display your profile picture alongside your comment. Gravatar’s privacy policy is available at Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public alongside your comment.


If you upload images to our website, please ensure that they do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can potentially download and extract location data from such images.


When you leave a comment on our site, you have the option to opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies serve as a convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter your details when posting subsequent comments. These cookies will remain valid for one year.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies are retained for two days, while screen options 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.

When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, containing no personal data and only indicating the post ID of the edited article. This cookie will expire after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites:

Our articles may include embedded content from other websites, such as videos, images, or articles. Embedded content behaves in the same way as if you visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to their website.

Data Sharing:

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

Data Retention:

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate the automatic approval of follow-up comments, avoiding the need for moderation.

For registered users, we store the personal information provided in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except for their username, which cannot be changed. Website administrators also have access to view and edit user information.

Your Rights:

If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you provided to us. You may also request the erasure of your personal data, with the exception of data we are legally obligated to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Security:

We prioritize the confidentiality and security of your information. Rest assured that we do not sell your data to third-party vendors, and any information you submit through our online forms remains within our company.

Automated Spam Detection:

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to protect the integrity of our website.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding our privacy policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Your privacy is important to us, and we aim to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience during your interactions with our website.