Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2018-06-17

This information will change time to time. Visitors agree to the current version of this Privacy Policy no matter the date. Visitors may opt-in to receive email notifications on updates to our Privacy Policy. To opt-in, contact us.

Who we are

We are Telling Stories of the Storyteller (“we”, “us”, “our”). Our website address is: We can be contacted at

Who we share your data with

Our web domain is hosted by SiteGround. To understand how this hosting impacts your interaction with our website, please review the SiteGround Privacy Policy and Terms and Policies.

Our website is administered through To understand how this administration impacts your interaction with our website, please review the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

The website theme used for this site is Fortunato Pro created by CrestaProject. To understand how this theme impacts your interaction with our website, please review the CrestaProject Privacy Policy and Terms.

Our email service provider is ProtonMail (encrypted email). To understand how our use of ProtonMail impacts your email communication with us, please review the ProtonMail Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

The following third-party plug-ins are used in the operation of this website: “Akismet Anti-Spam” and “Jetpack by”. These plug-ins are the creation of Automattic. To understand how these plug-ins impact your interaction with our website, please review the Automattic Privacy Notice for Visitors to Our Users’ Sites.

Interaction through social media is enabled on our website. If you elect to interact with or use our content, please understand how all the terms and policies of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and all other social media networks you use govern this type of interaction.

We use two-factor authentication to login to any of these our operational accounts.

We have reviewed relevant policies of these third-party providers in the creation of this site. We are not responsible for interpreting the impact of these policies on your interaction with this website for you. You are responsible for understanding the terms and conditions of all the online platforms you interact with.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When you leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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

Visitor comments are checked through the Akismet automated spam detection service. The information collected includes your IP address and other information directly provided by you such as your name, username, email address, and the comment itself.

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.

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.

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

We are not responsible for your interaction with embedded content from other websites. You are responsible for reading the terms and conditions of these websites and understanding the impacts of those terms to you.


We have access to the following not personally identifiable information on your interaction with our website through the and Jetpack dashboards: number of views, the date and time of views, the country from which the view originated.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

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 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. To request an export or erasure of the personal data we have collected on you, email

Contact information

For further information on our Privacy Policy, email


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