Social Media Comments Policy

Code of Conduct

I promote a positive and friendly discussion. Please be reminded of a couple of rules to make things easier:

  • Pitch in! Offer what help you can, as there is never enough time to do everything.
  • Assume good intentions.
  • Keep it civil, courteous and polite.
  • Don’t waste people’s time so do not spam. It will be rejected!

All comments require approval. I reserve the right to ban or suspend from this community anyone who cannot play by the rules. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area. It became enforceable on 25 May 2018.

The Privacy Settings Explained

Below are all privacy settings and their value .

Google Analytics


Enabled so the users’ IP addresses are anonymized within Google Analytics.


Enabled to make the GA templates respect the “Do Not Track” HTTP header.


Enabled to disable the use of Cookies and use Session Storage to Store the GA Client ID.



Enabled so the tweet and its embedded page on your site are not used for purposes that include personalized suggestions and personalized ads.



Privacy-enhanced mode is turned on as a result of which YouTube won’t store information about visitors on your website unless the user plays the embedded video.


Disqus is used as the public commenting forum. Disqus offers an online public comment sharing platform where users login and create profiles to participate in conversations with peers and enjoy an interactive experience. As I do not pay them we have to put up with their advertising. You need to accept their policies when you create a user account.

I am a strong supporter of transparency and sharing of information. This website is therefore licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

This allows for adaptations of my work to be shared as long as others share alike. This includes commercial uses of my work.

Should I myself accidentally have infringed on someone’s copyright, my apologies! Please drop me a line and I will correct it immediately.


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Indemnification and warranties

While I have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained on the Website is correct. I am not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information on the Website is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. In no event will I be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information on the Website or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Information on the Website is for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide any type of professional advice. Please seek professional assistance should you require it. Furthermore, information contained on the Website and any pages linked to and from it are subject to change at any time and without warning.

Last updated April 29, 2020

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