Privacy Policy –

Privacy Policy –

Everyone says that a website needs a privacy policy (sigh). By using this website, you are accepting this policy.

Who we are

This website belongs to Art Chester. The website address is: You may reach us through the Contact form on this website ( Also, you may send an e-mail to art [at]

What personal data we collect and when we collect it

Comments, Contact Form, Subscriber List, Guest Posts

Visitors may leave information on this website in various ways. These include: (1) Adding a comment, trackback or pingback to a page or post or existing comment. (2) Contacting us through the Contact page. And (3) subscribing to learn of new posts. Using WordPress and its tools we collect whatever data you provide. Also, we collect the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help us detect and delete spam. In addition, we may use automated tools to detect and/or filter spam submissions.

Our website may create an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) to the Gravatar service to see if you are using Gravatar. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: And after approval of your comment, your profile picture may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

In addition, if you provide a guest post for us to publish on this website we may retain the information you provide to us, including your contact information.

Data Confidentiality and Sharing provides hosting for this website. The website information appears on their servers and as backups on and Also, it appears on our personal computers and drives located in the United States of America.

We protect your personal information with passwords, firewalls and other methods. We use the same care as we do in protecting our own information. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that all information will always remain protected. You may wish to refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s article entitled How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure for information on how to protect yourself against identity theft.

If you leave a comment, our website will retain the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments more accurately and efficiently. Any other information will remain in our website records indefinitely. However, if you request, we will delete any of your personal information that we have in our records.

We will not sell your personal information or share it with anyone else. It will be available only to someone who may assist us with maintaining the website, in response to a court order or legal requirement, or in the unlikely case that this website is sold to someone else.


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. We understand that these cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Consequently, this embedded content from other websites behaves as if the visitor has visited another website.

These websites may collect data about you. They may use cookies, embed third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content. Also, they may trace your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


The website may use Google Analytics or similar tools to measure how you and other visitors use the website. This information is anonymous and does not identify you as an individual, or the computer you are using.

Third-Party Websites

There are links on this website that lead to other websites. Probably, those websites have their own privacy policies, which you may wish to consult. To our knowledge, this website does not transfer information that you enter to any other website.

What rights you have over your data

If you submit information to this website you can request to receive a copy of whatever data we retained. And we will make a reasonable good faith effort to find all of that data. Also, you can 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.

Childrens’ Privacy and Suitability

This website is for the use of adults only and may contain material not suitable for children. Furthermore, we do not knowingly collect personal information from minors.

Visiting the Website from Outside the United States of America

This privacy policy covers collection of information on the website from residents of the United States. If you are visiting the website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where this website’s servers are located. Possibly, the data protection and other laws of the United might not be as comprehensive as those in your country.

No Rights of Third Parties

This privacy policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties. Nor does it require disclosure of any personal information by users of the website.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. On those occasions we will revise the “last updated” date on this page. If you wish to know of changes to this policy you will need to inform yourself by visiting this page.

Last Updated: August 16, 2018