Who I am
This is a personal blog run by Scott Dickinson under the pen name Bioshocker Blog. My website address is: https://www.bioshockerblog.com.
What personal data I collect and why I collect it
Mailing List Signup
When visitors sign up to my mailing list, I may collect their name and email address. I do this so that I can send email newsletters to my subscribers. I will only do this if I have explicitly received consent from them to send these emails.
When visitors leave comments on the site I may collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Contact forms and enquiries
When people contact me through my contact form or any of the other contact methods mentioned on my website, I may use the personal data you provide in order to respond to your enquiry.
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.
I use the following cookies on my website:
Google Analytics: this generates statistics about visitors to a website. I use Google Analytics to understand how my website is being used in order to improve the user experience. All data is collected anonymously.
Disqus Comments: I use Disqus to provide my commenting system. If you comment on my blog, you may save your details with Disqus and this will use a cookie to keep your details for the next time you comment.
Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.
Who I share your data with
I may share your personal data with other companies that perform certain services on my behalf. These services may include advertising, analytics, search information services, and supporting our website and IT functionality. These service providers may be supplied with or have access to your personal data solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.
How long I retain your data
I will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes I collected it for.
What rights you have over your data
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where I send your data
My contact information
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