Who we are
Our website address is: https://worldchat.page. This is a volunteer run website about the IRCNet’s #worldchat channel.
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.
Cloudflare is used for caching and protection purposes. They also set certain cookies of which the most obvious one is _cfduid. This cookie is used to determine unique users behind a shared IP. More information about cloudflare cookies can be found: here.
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.
We do not use analytics software other than from our Cloudflare provider.
Who we share your data with
We will not intentionally share your data with third parties for any purposes. Please understand we have no control over the sharing of data that Cloudflare, your ISP, our own hosting provider or other third parties that are part of hosting or transporting the 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), 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.
To have your data removed please contact the administrator. See “Contact information” below for the details.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Cloudflare is used for caching and security purposes.
If you have any privacy or security concerns please contact me at [ar0xa at tldr . nu] or on Twitter at @ar0xa. You can also find me on #worldchat as Mr_Artien.
How we protect your data
We will do our best to protect your data. However you should never input any information into the profile section that you do not wish to be publicly known. Your passwords and login information will be protected by the WordPress platform.
Measures have been taken to secure the system on which it runs and harden the webserver, platform and system. See our security statement for more information.