Who Are We?
Our website address is www.addohms.com and discuss.addohms.com. We also operate a Discord server named “AddOhms.” Lastly, we operate on YouTube, and other social media, as “AddOhms.”
Personal data we collect and why
When visitors leave comments on discuss.addohms.com, or one its embedded forums on www.addohms.com, we collect the data shown in the comments form, their username, their IP address, and browser user agent string.
Discord users we receive their Discord username and the comment they leave.
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.
Content from other sites
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.
(YouTube is the most common.)
This setting enables you to control the retention period for data you send that is associated with user identifiers, including cookies and advertising ids. User identifies, cookies, and advertising ids used with Google Analytics expire after 14 months. Google Analytics will continue to collect and report aggregated data.
Google uses IP addresses for aggregated data. That information is never exposed to the site or its owner.
Who we share your data with
Users that fill out the newsletter subscription form are submitting their name and email address to a third-party service. That service is Mailchimp owned by the Rocket Science group. This service sends the newsletters.
Third Party (Advertiser)
Only aggregate data is provided to describe the site’s audience. Offers either on the site or through the email newsletter may provide the third party with some metadata during the transaction.
Identifiable information such as name or email address will not be provided to third parties from either the site or its email campaigns.
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
Bald Engineer Media, LLC
6351 W Montrose Ave, PMB 101
Chicago, IL 60634
How we protect your data
Information is storage is consistent with modern security practices.
What data breach procedures we have in place
The site uses a third-party intrusion protection service.
What third parties we receive data from
The only known third-party data the site receives is referrer information provided by the user’s client.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Certain users’ access to the site is limited based on their IP’s geolocation.