Who we are
Our website address is: https://differentweed.com/.
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.
This website uses contact forms so you can contact us via email. You must give consent for us to store any information you send us before submitting the form. Our forms are protected with Google ReCaptcha.
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
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.
This website uses Google Analytics so we can improve our website and provide better resources based on performance and user behavior on our website. This does not store any personal or identifying data as each connection is anonymous.
Who we share your data with
We do not share data with any third parties, any information you send us remains strictly confidential. The only time we may have to share data is if we are legally bound to by the authorities.
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), 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.
Any emails or messages you send through our web forms will be stored by our email provider.
Your contact information
Please see our contact page for full contact information.
How we protect your data
We take every precaution to ensure your data is secure. We only allow connections to this website over https not http ensuring your connection to this website is secure at all times.
We use security software on our website to protect it from being unlawfully accessed and to ensure all data is protected.
What data breach procedures we have in place
If there is a data breach we will contact the relevant authorities and yourself within the areas time limits to do so.