Introduction: Who We Are

At https://www.imwmi.com, we prioritize transparency and user privacy. Learn more about our data handling practices below.

Commenting Policy

When visitors comment on our site, we collect visible comment data, IP addresses, and browser user agent strings. This aids in spam detection.

To verify Gravatar service usage, an anonymized hash generated from the email address may be shared. Refer to Gravatar’s privacy policy at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once approved, comments display the visitor’s profile picture.

Media Guidelines

Avoid uploading images embedded with EXIF GPS location data. Visitors can extract location info from uploaded images.

Cookie Usage

Commenters may choose to save their details using cookies, valid for one year, for a streamlined commenting experience.

Upon visiting the login page, a temporary cookie verifies browser cookie acceptance, discarded upon browser closure.

Logging in sets cookies to retain login and display preferences. Login cookies last two days, while display option cookies last a year. Opting for “Remember Me” extends login duration to two weeks; logging out removes login cookies.

Editing or publishing an article stores a browser cookie containing the edited article’s ID, active for one day.

Embedded External Content

Articles may contain embedded content (videos, images, etc.) from external sites. Behavior mirrors direct site access.

External sites may gather data, use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor interactions, including for logged-in users.

Information Sharing

Password reset emails contain the requester’s IP address.

Data Retention

Comments and metadata remain indefinitely for automatic approval of subsequent comments, expediting the moderation process.

Registered users’ profile information is stored for access, editing, or deletion, except for username changes. Administrators can access and modify this information.

Data Rights

Users and commenters can request exported personal data files and deletion, excluding necessary administrative, legal, or security data.

Data Handling

Visitor comments undergo automated spam checks.

Conclusion: Prioritizing Transparency and Privacy

We prioritize user trust and data privacy, maintaining a secure, respectful environment while respecting individual data rights.