Who we are
Our website address is: https://danielmiessler.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
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.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 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.
We use Google Analytics for metrics on the site. While Google has been criticized for being a data broker and an advertising company, we believe they are quite skilled in protecting customer information.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that 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
We only send data to the services that support our membership and newsletter infrastructure, namely Stripe and Mailchimp. We do not share or sell your information in any way.
Please reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns regarding privacy.
How we protect your data
Your data is protected by using trusted platforms—namely WordPress Core, Stripe, and Mailchimp. Having a security background we know the perils of creating one-off authentication or storage mechanisms, and as such we do not attempt to manage credentials using any custom code whatsoever.
Our website is also protected by Cloudflare’s WAF using the WordPress and OWASP rulesets.
- This policy is subject to updates as various technologies are changed on the site. Please check back as often as necessary to ensure that you have the latest information.
- Cloudflare’s WAF blocks some basic attacks but should not be considered foolproof, nor should any other WAF.