Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Terms of Service

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Privacy Policy

We use Akismet Commenter to filter spam and malicious comments. 

As part of the Akismet filtering process we collect information about visitors who comment on GentleCycle that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address…oh, and the comment itself, of course). Rest assured Susan and I do not  use any of our gentle readers information for nefarious marketing or tracking reasons.

GentleCycle, through Akisment are committed to the following:

  • Akismet is committed to keeping your information private and secure.
  • As of January 2019, Akismet protects over 6 million websites and has blocked over 450 billion spam comments.
  • We don't collect more data than we need to in order to protect your site against spam.
  • The data we do collect is securely stored for short periods of time and then automatically deleted from our databases.
  • You can always opt-out of all long-term tracking at any time you wish