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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how personal information is collected, processed and shared for the VoXil site and its subdomains. You can read the most current form of this policy at Content provided on this website is governed under the terms of usage at If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Last updated: 30 May 2023

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My name is VoXil. I am a T&T-based individual and I'm responsible for the site found at the URL, and its relevant subdomains, that I use to share information about myself and my work.

This Privacy Policy outlines what personal data is collected and why including what cookies are stored, information about your data and how it is used, additional information such as how I protect personal data, attributions to sources that I have found helpful when writing this policy, and how to get in touch if you have any questions or suggestions about this policy.

What personal data is collected and why

Personal data also known as personal information, personally identifying information (PII), or sensitive personal information (SPI) refers to any information that may be used to identify a person such as a name, email address or IP address.

I collect personal data on the lawful basis of legitimate interest. I use it to maintain the security and essential functionality of this website and to contextualise the relevance of my creative endeavours. The nature of the collected data, how the data is used, who the data is shared with, and how long the data is retained is outlined below.


My web hosting provider is NFSN, Inc., located at 1540 International Pkwy Ste 2000, Lake Mary, FL 32746-5096, USA. View NFSN's Privacy Policy.

As with most web hosting providers, NFSN offers access logging, error logging, and rewrite logging. I have deliberately disabled access logging since it can contain personal data such as IP addresses and the host name of the accessing computer.


I use Cloudflare to configure a firewall, block malicious traffic, and give me immediate alerts in the event of malicious activity. These features are essential in maintaining the security of this website and in protecting personal data. In order to maintain and provide these services, selected personal data including IP addresses and accessed URLs is collected and sent to Cloudflare. Cloudflare Inc. is located at 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. For further information, see CloudFalre's General Data Protection Regulation and related Data Processing Addendum and Privacy Policy.


This website makes no use of any analytics software for tracking of visitors nor saves server access logs for the purpose of analytics.


This site makes use of a self-hosted implementation of HashOver Comments. The source code used for the implementation of this service and its related JavaScript is available for public viewing.

If comments are open on a post and you leave a comment, the comment system collects data shown in the comments form such as your name for attribution purposes and password for comment editing purposes as well as ease of use for future comments on the site. These are saved through the use of cookies on your local device while hashed copies of this information along with your comment is stored on the server for verification purposes. Cookies stored on your system are kept for a 182 days (approximately 6 months) after they are created and is only read by the comment system if it is loaded by the page to compare with server values over a secure HTTPS connection.


Embedded content from can include videos, images, or articles. A common example is a YouTube video. Embedded content may behave in the exact same way as if you had visited the originating website. Because of this, websites associated with embedded content may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, include tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Because of these pitfalls, I avoid using embedded content on this website when possible. Below is a list of third-party services that are used on this site and data they may collect:


Cookies are used on this website to support essential functionality. I make use of Orest Bida's Cookie Consent to allow you to opt-in and -out at any time. By default, on your first visit, no cookies other of strictly necessary ones are allowed until you choose to do so. As such, other than strictly necessary cookies listed below, no cookies are set on your device without your consent. Cookies are usually used in conjunction with Local Storage and Session Storage.

To change your cookie consent preferences, click here.

When you visit the site

Cloudflare sets Strictly Necessary cookies that are essential to identify malicious visitors, to assist with web-traffic filtration, and to reduce the chance of blocking legitimate users. You can read their Cookie Policy for more information.

When you (do not) give consent to cookies

When you first visit the site, a cookie modal appears at the bottom of the screen for you to give or not give your consent to cookies being stored on the site. Whether you accept or decline, a cookie cc_cookie is created that remembers your consent or lack thereof.

This cookie is stored for 182 days (approximately 6 months) with what categories or individual cookies you allow and disallowed where it automatically loads for each subsequent visit. You can see your cookie preferences here.

When you load embedded content/iframes

Below are the list of embedded services used on this site with their respective cookie policies:


Local Storage is used on this website to support essential functionality and to gather some insight on how the website is used. This allows for persistent storage without the use of cookies.

If you change the website's theme

If you change the site's theme, an entry theme is created in the browser's Local Storage so your choice is remembered for the next time you visit the website.

If you read a book hosted on this website

The following entries are saved upon change from the default values so your choice will be remembered the next time you visit:

  • chapter-font-family: Saves the last selected font used for rendering of content.
  • chapter-font-size: Saves the last selected font size used for rendering of content.
  • chapter-line-height: Saves the last selected spacing between paragraphs of content.

Some third-party sites may also make use of Local Storage in lieu of or in addition to other technologies such as Cookies.


Session Storage are used on this website to support essential functionality and to gather some insight on how the website is used and is removed when the window (and sometimes tab) is closed. Currently, this site does not make use of Session Storage for site functionality; however, third-party sites may make use of it in lieu of or in addition to other technologies such as Cookies.

About your data and how we use it

  1. The right to be informed: We inform our users about what data is being collected and how we use it by displaying a privacy notice with a link to this Privacy Policy the menu. We have tried to make this information clear and readily available, yet unobtrusive to our users' browsing experience
  2. The right of access: Get in touch and we will provide you with an exported file of any data we hold about you, including data you have provided to us.
  3. The right to rectification: If there's any personal data about you that should be corrected by us, please let us know.
  4. The right to erasure, a.k.a. the “right to be forgotten”: Let us know and we will delete all your personal data that we store. If you have commented on the site or we hold your data for any other reason, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Please note that we cannot remove or erase data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
  5. The right to restrict processing: If you would like to restrict or suppress the processing of any data we hold about you, get in touch and we will work with you to accommodate this.
  6. The right to data portability: We will give you an exported copy of your data so that you can provide it to another service.
  7. The right to object: You have the right to file a complaint regarding our collection and use of your data. Please tell us first so that we have a chance to address your concerns. If we fail in this, you can address any complaint to your national data protection authorities.

Since this website is self-hosted and does not make use of analytic services, most personal data is only shared with our hosting provider NFSN by way of storage/hosting. We do not share personal data for advertising or any other purposes beyond the basic functionality of this website.


Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for proper functioning of the system.

Please see the Cookies section of this document for information about what cookies we set and when they expire.

Additional information


We use SSL encryption to protect our website traffic. Our SSL certificate is issued by Cloudflare, Inc., located at 101 Townsend St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. View Cloudflare's Privacy Policy.

Our website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content. You can recognise an encrypted connection if the URL reads https:// instead of http://. A green lock icon may also be displayed in your browser's address bar. If you see the green lock icon, try clicking it. In many browsers, clicking the lock icon will give you further information about the website related to your privacy.


If there is a data breach where personal data may have been compromised, we will report the breach to the relevant supervisory authority. We will do so within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, where feasible. We will also get in touch with the affected users as soon as possible to let them know the nature of the breach and what data may have been involved.


Though we are occasionally involved in the development and maintenance of others' websites and we take care to consider data privacy when offering development services, we are not responsible for the data privacy or Privacy Policy of other websites since we are not their data controller.


This Privacy Policy is greatly inspired by Piper Haywood's Privacy Policy.

Questions & Feedback

We try to keep our Privacy Policy as transparent and easy to understand as possible. Please let us know if we can improve it further or if you have any other questions by emailing us at [email protected].

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