Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

This is the official website for author, editor, and educator Danny Fingeroth located at By using this site and related media, you agree to comply with the terms of use. If you do not agree with any part of this agreement, do not interact with or use this website or related media.

Contact and Comments Forms 

When visitors leave comments  or submit a message via the contact form on the site we collect the data shown in the applicable 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 provided 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.


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 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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 Your Data is Sent

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

No Warranty or Guarantee

The content, features and functionality provided on this site and related media are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement. 

No liability or responsibility is assumed for any errors or omissions in the content of this site and related media. Your use of this site and related media is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the contents of this site and related media be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising from your access to, or use of, this site and related media.

DMCA Statement

If you believe that any material contained on this website infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should send notice in accordance with the following procedure. Notices of alleged infringement that are received will be processed and appropriate action taken as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this website’s Designated Agent at To be effective, the notification must contain the full information required by (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)). We will remove any posted content that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under applicable law upon receipt of such a statement. Note that the law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely.