Privacy Policy for Jahangir Alam’s Blog


Welcome to Jahangir Alam’s Blog. We value your privacy, and this policy is designed to help you understand how we handle your information.

Commenting on Our Blog

Data Collection: If you choose to comment, we collect the information you input and your IP address and browser details for spam prevention.

Gravatar: We might link your email address to Gravatar to display an associated profile image. You can read Gravatar’s policy here. Once your comment is approved, your profile image becomes publicly visible beside your comment.

Media Uploads

Consider not uploading images with location metadata (EXIF GPS). Others might extract this data from our site.

Cookie Usage

Commenting: If you comment, we can save your details in cookies, so you don’t have to re-enter them. This lasts for a year.

Browsing: A temporary cookie is set when you visit our login page to check for browser cookie support. This is deleted once you close the browser.

Account Access: On logging in, cookies save your details and display preferences. If you choose “Remember Me,” you remain logged in for two weeks; otherwise, it’s two days. Logging out deletes these cookies.

Editing/Publishing: Editing or publishing sets a cookie indicating the post ID. It’s void after a day.

Embedded Content

Some articles may have content (like videos or images) embedded from other sites. Interacting with this is similar to visiting the source site directly, and they might track you.

Data Sharing

Password reset? Your IP address is part of the reset email.

Data Retention

Comments: Your comments and related data remain indefinitely. This helps us approve subsequent comments without delay.

Registration: If you register, we store the information you give. You can view, modify, or delete this (except the username). Admins also have access.

Your Data Rights

Have an account or commented? You can request an exported data file with us or request its deletion. However, data kept for legal, security, or administrative reasons is excluded.

Data Transmission

To combat spam, we screen comments using an automated spam detection service.