No cookies are saved and no personal data or personally identifiable information is collected or processed unless you choose to:
In these cases, I try to minimize the amount of data collected.
See the sections below for what data is collected and processed in these scenarios, plus a description of how analytics on this site works in a privacy-first manner without collecting any personal data.
This section applies if you submit a comment on a post.
They collect this data so they can:
Cookies are only saved when you comment on a post.
WinrickLabs LLC will retain your email indefinitely to send you notifications. However, you can delete this information by either entering a bogus information as an email in the account edit page or by deleting your account.
To view the data WinrickLabs LLC has collected and processed of yours, log in to your account (see the section below for steps).
To delete individual comments, navigate to the post that contains your comment, click on the 3 dots button on the top right of the comment, and select delete. To find the post with your comment, you can log in to your account (see the section below for steps), locate the comment, and click the link that takes you to the post.
To delete all comments and your email and user name, you can delete your account. You can find this option by logging in to your account (see the section below for steps) and
To unsubscribe from email notifications, click the link in the email or log in to your account (see the section below for steps) and change your preferences.
To change your email or user name, log in to your account (see the section below for steps).
You can log in to your account via links in the emails you receive from FastComments or by logging in using your details on the FastComments website.
This section applies if you subscribe to the Systematic Newsletter.
If you subscribe to the Systematic Newsletter, I will collect your email address to send the newsletter to you.
I won’t sell, trade, or rent your email address to others.
I use your email address to send you a weekly email. The emails contain no sponsors, ads, or spam.
I use Mailchimp as my email newsletter platform. Your email address will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.
I will keep your email address for as long as you are subscribed and as long as I plan to continue the Systematic Newsletter. It may not always be sent weekly. If I decide to discontinue it, I will delete your email from my records.
If you unsubscribe, email correspondence will stop immediately and your email address will be deleted within one month.
If you wish to unsubscribe and/or have your email address deleted from my records, you can either:
If you wish to know if you are subscribed, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address in question (so I know you are the owner of the email account).
This website uses Plausible for analytics, which I chose because it is privacy-focused and open source.
No personal data or personally identifiable information is collected or processed. Anonymous page views and click events are collected and processed by Plausible. This is to provide me with a general idea of how people are using this site.
But this information is limited to respect your privacy. Plausible:
See Plausible’s data policy for more information.
This website respects the unofficial Do Not Track specification, even though no personally identifiable information is collected as part of its analytics.
If your browser supports this (by setting
navigator.doNotTrack) and if you have it enabled, the analytics code will not be loaded.
Last updated: Feb. 7, 2021