Who we are
Our website address is: https://contingencymedia.org. The purpose of the website is written articles and informational web pages about the author’s portfolio. However, the option to purchase books and apparel are facilitated by third parties not affiliated with this site and such services are not performed by this site. These third parties have their own respective terms and privacy policies.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you upload images to the website, 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.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites and third party advertisements
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and advertisements. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
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 users that register on our website (if any; this feature is disabled for the general public and therefore not widely applicable. This is provided for website authors), 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
If you have an account on this 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 have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How we protect your data
User accounts aside from article authors are disabled for this website. Therefore, only the aforementioned data is collected in accordance with the above. The site is secured with two-factor authentication and malicious attack blocking measures implemented through WordPress services.
Third party links
Third party links are to separate, unaffiliated companies with their own respective privacy policies and terms. These third party websites may host apparel, books, and other media that are related to this website but the services for which are not administered by this website. Upon visiting a third party website, the terms and policies from this website will not carry over.
You may contact the author via firstname.lastname@example.org.