Privacy Policy

The privacy of visitors to is extremely important. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected through this site and how it is used.

Methods of Personal Data Collection

Log Files

Like many other websites, this site uses log files to help learn about when, from where, and how often traffic flows to this site. The information in these log files include:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
  • Types of browser
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Date and time stamp
  • Referring and exit pages
  • Number of clicks

All of this information is not linked to anything that is personally identifiable.

Subscription Forms

Your information is collected through a subscription form provided by Buttondown (Privacy Policy), which acts as the data processor for this site.

When you subscribe to this site, you give permission to email you information about new posts, and other messages regarding this site.

The subscription may be terminated by you at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each newsletter. Your relevant personal data will be deleted promptly upon your unsubscribe instruction.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This site uses third party services that make use of cookies and electronic images, known as web beacons, to save and retrieve information about your visit.

Cookies are small files of software which save and retrieve information about your visit to a website or application. They reside in your internet browser to help remember your preferences and previous activity.

Google Analytics

Visitor data is collected through Google Analytics (Privacy Policy), a web analysis service of Google, Inc, for the purpose of analysing traffic and improving the site performance.

The data retention policy for these analytics is 26 months.


Blog post comments are handled by Disqus (Privacy Policy), which provides a centralised discussion platform for websites.


This web site is a work in progress, and so this Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time in order to reflect changes to the site, or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.