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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Oriental Afterglow recognizes that your privacy is of paramount importance.

Who I am

Oriental Afterglow is a personal blog, with a website address http://www.orientalafterglow.com.

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Website name and url

This website uses the following third-party plug-ins:

  • Jetpack
  • Google Analytics
  • SEO
  • Contact Form

Through above, orientalafterglow.com may also receive certain information that is provided by your browser including:

  • IP address
  • Pages accessed
  • Time of Visit
  • Time of last visit
  • Geographical location
  • Referring site


User information collected through comment is only used to interact with the users and not disclosed on any other platforms. When visitors leave comments on the site, it collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms

User information collected through contact form is only used to interact with the users and not disclosed on any other platforms. When visitors submit the contact form on the site, the site collects the data shown in the contact form and also the visitor’s IP address.


If you leave a comment on this 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, it 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, it 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long is your data retained?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so the site can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on this website (if any), the site 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 the site can hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that the site erase any personal data the site can hold about you. This does not include any data the site are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact information

You can contact us at mann@orientalafterglow.com

Changes to This Policy

If there is any change in privacy policy, it will be posted on the site so that users are always aware of what information is collected, how it is used , and under what circumstances, if any, it will be disclosed it.


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