Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form.

Contact form

We use the WPForms Lite plugin for our contact form, which does not use cookies.

Analytics and Ads

We use Google Analytics in order to track pageviews. We use Google AdSense in order to show ads. These store information in cookies.



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.

Analytics and Ads

We use Google Analytics and Google AdSense. For Google Analytics, we use the basic configuration which uses only high-level information to track pageviews. We have configured Google Analytics to use IP anonymization. Please see Google’s policy regarding cookies here:

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.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Please use the Contact Form if you have any questions, or send us an email at info |at| makolyte |dot| com.

Additional ways we protect your data

We use HTTPS for all pages. This means data on the comments / contact form are sent securely over the network.