Who we are
Our website address is: http://www.zymurgynerd.com. We are dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge about the study of fermentation, especially as applied to beer, wine, and spirits.
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.
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 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.
We also participate in affiliate referral programs, which may allow embedded content to take you to those sites where they may place cookies or track your user session for purposes of paying us a commission if you purchase through our referral links.
We do use analytics to analyze traffic and site utilization. Some of these programs use 3rd-party services to provide more in-depth analysis than we are able to provide. However, your data is treated in such a way you are not individually identified.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell your personal data to third parties. When you sign up for a newsletter or membership, that data will not be sold to other companies.
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
We will never sell your contact information to another company.
How we protect your data
We make the best effort to protect your data by keeping our content management system up to date to minimize the chance of a data breach.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We will notify members whose data was compromised during a breach our site when we discover the breach.
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not profile users at this time or change what is displayed to whom.