Privacy policy

Who we are

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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.

When visitors leave a comment on this site, we collect the information displayed in the comment fields, the IP address and browser version information. The anonymized hash of the email address may be sent to the Gravatar service to know if the commenter is a user of the service. The Gravatar Privacy Policy can be found at


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.

Contact forms

If you contact Aalho Media through a contact form, the information you have given is stored in a database used by Aalho Media. You can ask us to remove the information.


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.

When you sign in, we set a number of cookies that record your login and display preferences. Login cookies will be deleted within two days, display cookies will be deleted after one year. If you select “Remember me” when you sign in, your login details will be kept for two weeks. If you log out, the cookies associated with your login will be deleted at the same time.

If you publish an article or edit an existing one, we store a cookie in your browser containing the ID of the article you are editing. The cookie expires in one 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


The site uses Google Analytics and Microsoft Clarity analytics. It allows us to track which pages visitors visit and what they do on the page. We use the information to improve the site.

Who we share your data with

Personal information is not shared with third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be kept indefinitely. This is done so that we can automatically identify and approve the following comments instead of keeping them in the moderation queue.

We store the data of registered users (if any) in their user profiles. All users have the possibility to view, edit and delete their personal data at any time. Only the username cannot be changed. Website administrators can view and edit user profile 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.


If needed, you can contact

Further information

How we protect your personal information

We protect your information with respect, care and following the most recent information security guidelines.

What happens in case of a data breach

The security of our site is of utmost importance to us. In case of a breach, we’ll contact those afflicted by the breach.

Third party personal information

This site doesn’t receive third party personal information.

Automatic decision-making and profiling based on personal information.

Currently, the site doesn’t use automatic decision-making or profiling based on personal information.