Privacy Policy

Introduction

Welcome to NextMasonic! We’re dedicated to respecting and safeguarding your privacy. Our website is located at https://nextmasonic.com. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information when you use our site. We recommend reading through this document carefully to understand our practices and your rights.

Comments

When you leave a comment on our site, we gather certain data to ensure a smooth interaction and protect against spam. This includes the information you enter in the comment form, as well as your IP address and browser user agent string. For enhanced security, we may create an anonymized hash of your email address and share it with the Gravatar service to determine if you have a profile with them. Gravatar’s privacy policy can be found here. If your comment is approved, your profile picture will be displayed alongside your comment for other users to view.

Media

When uploading images to the site, be mindful of embedded location data (such as EXIF GPS within your files. Images with such data can be downloaded and analyzed by visitors, potentially revealing your location. To maintain your privacy, it’s best to remove location metadata before uploading.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that our site places on your device to enhance your experience. If you leave a comment, you have the option to save your name, email, and website in cookies for future convenience. These cookies will last for one year, allowing you to comment without re-entering your information.

When you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to check if your browser supports cookies. This cookie is discarded once you close your browser, ensuring no personal data is stored.

Upon logging in, we set additional cookies to retain your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies typically expire after two days, while screen options cookies can last up to a year, offering a customized experience when you return to the site.

Conclusion

Your privacy is important to us. If you have any questions or concerns about our practices, feel free to contact us. This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically, so we recommend checking back for any changes. Your continued use of our site constitutes your acceptance of our Privacy Policy.