Who are we
Our website address is: https://www.buddha-station.com
When you leave a comment on our website, the data entered in the comment form, as well as your IP address and the user agent of your browser are collected to help us detect unwanted comments.
An anonymized channel created from your email address (also called a “hash”) may be sent to the Gravatar service to verify if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policies are available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After validation of your comment, your profile picture will be publicly visible next to your comment.
If you upload images to the website, we recommend that you avoid uploading images containing EXIF data containing GPS coordinates. Visitors to this website can download and extract location data from these images.
If you leave a comment on our site, you will be offered to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is just to make your life easier so that you don’t have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.
If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine if your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be automatically deleted when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set up a number of cookies to save your login information and screen preferences. The lifespan of a cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the cookie will be cleared.
By modifying or posting an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the item you just edited. It expires after a day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other sites behaves the same as if the visitor were to that other site.
Who do we share your data with
If you request a reset of your password, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long is your data kept?
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows subsequent comments to be recognized and approved automatically instead of leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our site (if possible), we also keep the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except their username). Site managers can also view and edit this information.
What are your rights over your data?
If you have an account or if you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data that we hold about you, including those that you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of personal data concerning you. This does not take into account data stored for administrative, legal or security reasons.
Transmission of your personal data
Visitor comments can be verified using an automated spam detection service.