Privacy policy

  • Written by: Marko Samastur
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  • Category: Catchall

I recently worked on GDPR compliance for a client which made me think about privacy policy for my own website. As a non-commercial outlet for my personal musings it is most likely exempt from GDPR under Article 2, but while it may not be required, it is not redundant.

Unlike most articles here this one should be a living document that I will strive to keep current. Let me know if you find it lacking.


This website does not intentionally track you. Your internet address gets logged for a few weeks, but is unlikely to identify you. No other information about you is stored on my server or shared with anyone.

Disqus is used to provide comments on individual article pages. They use cookies and might use other tools or providers for tracking your visits.

If you find any inconsistencies or have questions regarding your privacy while visiting this website, then please contact me.

Privacy policy in full

I do not use Google analytics or any other tool for tracking visitors. Neither do I use cookies, which are short pieces of text that can be stored in your browser’s storage and also used for tracking.

Your internet address (IP address) is recorded in web server’s logs and expunged after a few weeks. It is collected for easier debugging of occasional server problems.

It is unlikely I would be able to identify you with your address alone unless you have a static IP address for an internet connection that nobody else uses. If you don’t know what a static IP address is, then you almost certainly do not have one.

No other information about you is stored on this website or shared with anyone.

Pages of individual articles use service Disqus to provide comments. To learn more read their privacy policy. As it provides core functionality to this website it is not optional, but you can block it with little harm either in your browser settings or with a browser add-on like uMatrix.

You can find my contact information on my homepage. Please use it if you find any problem with this document or have questions regarding privacy of your web visits.