1. Who We Are
Our website address is: https://malpractice.io.
When you leave comments on our site, we gather data shown in the comments form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam.
If you upload images to our website, ensure they don’t have embedded location data (EXIF GPS) to prevent extraction of this data by visitors.
Leaving a comment allows you to opt-in to save your name, email, and website in cookies for your convenience, so you don’t need to re-enter this data when commenting again. These cookies are valid for a year.
On visiting our login page, a temporary cookie checks if your browser accepts cookies. It contains no personal data and is discarded once you shut your browser.
On logging in, we set several cookies to store your login info and screen display choices. Login cookies remain for two days, screen option cookies for a year. Choosing “Remember Me” keeps your login for two weeks. If you log out, these cookies are removed.
Editing or publishing an article stores an extra cookie in your browser. This has no personal data but signifies the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires in a day.
5. Embedded Content from Other Websites
Our articles may contain embedded content (like videos, images, articles, etc.). Such content behaves as if you’ve directly visited the source website.
6. Data Sharing
If you initiate a password reset, the reset email will contain your IP address.
7. Data Retention
Comments and their metadata are stored indefinitely, enabling automatic approval of any subsequent comments.
For users registering on our website, we store personal information provided in their profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their info anytime, but they can’t alter their username. Our administrators can also access and modify this information.
8. Your Data Rights
If you have an account or have left comments on our site, you can request an exported file of the personal data we have on you, including any data you’ve shared with us. You can also request the erasure of any personal data. However, data meant for administrative, legal, or security needs is exempt from this.
9. Data Transfer
Comments might undergo a verification process through an automated spam detection service.