About korvin dot org
This website, korvin.org acts as the homepage of Korvin M – artist, web consultant and writer – and as a portal to his online activities and productions.
This portal site gives access to subdomains:
Korvin M Media @ media.korvin.org – commercial services, free software and articles on web development and design.
Words by Korvin M @ words.korvin.org – general interest blog
Of your personal data
In order to improve this website, by default it tries to collect analytical data about your visit.
No identifying personal information about you is collected
- korvin dot org does record information including (but not limited to):
- your browser and device – the software and hardware you are using
- what pages you visit and how long you spend there
- how you found the site.
As a regular visitor, to help protect your privacy, the full IP address of your device is not recorded. See below for exceptions to this.
If you wish, you can choose to opt out of tracking below. korvin dot org also respects the privacy settings you have chosen in your browser, so if you have selected ‘Do Not Track’, the site will not track you and there is no need to opt-out.
Read more about Do Not Track here.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content from other websites (e.g. YouTube videos, externally hosted images, articles, Tweets etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you leave comments on the site, korvin dot org collects the data shown in the comments form, such as your email address, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Comments are checked through a third-party automated spam detection service.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies, which are small files downloaded onto your device. 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.
What rights you have over your comment data
If you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data 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.
As with comments, korvin dot org would normally retain any email you send through any contact form on the site, as well any associated metadata, such as the IP address of the sender.
Protections for your data
Because korvin dot org self-hosts the ethical analytics software Matomo, no visitor data is shared with any third-party services, such as google. The data never leaves korvin dot org‘s servers. Moreover, the raw data is permanently deleted every 180 days.
An encrypted https connection with a valid security certificate from the good people at Let’s Encrypt is available for this website. This ensures your browsing of the site, and any information you send via forms, is encrypted in transit. This should work automatically – check your browser to ensure you are connecting over https.