Privacy Policy

Who we are

My website address is: and is owned and operated by Brenda Barnhart.

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, and also the visitor’s 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.


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.

Contact forms

Visitors who participate in my interactive features and thus submit information for crediting them on the page in which their data will be displayed, and those who contact me via my Contact Form page and submit their email addresses. Any information that I collect in this way is used only for purposes of responding to you and addressing any issues that you may have raised, and for crediting your work as you request on the page in which you submit. No information is

Any information that I collect is collected as part of my business practices in order to identify demographic information relative to users who access my site, assessing the number and type of users accessing various sections of my site, helping me determine what content and business concepts are working for me and/or are of interest to my visitors, determining technical design features and specifications and helping me assess systems performance. I also use such information in statistical form to assist me in business and marketing strategies and programs. I utilize software programs to create summary statistics which I utilize for the above purposes.

As a security measure for myself and my users, I utilize certain software programs to monitor traffic to my site and within my network. This software also enables me to identify unauthorized upload attempts, access to my system, and/or any other attempts to cause damage to my systems.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.


Who we share your data with

Absolutely no one! We abhor spam and will not share or sell your email or other personal information with anyone, other than the information you select to share in any of our forms with intent to publish the content onto this website. You will never be added to any list because I do not participate in nor am I or my site(s) affiliated with such activity in any way, PERIOD.

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 an account on this site, or 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.

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact me.

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. George Washington