Who we are
Our website address is: https://loudsilences.org. This site provides informational and/or educational resources that help people challenge their thinking social issues such as domestic & sexual violence, assault, child abuse, sexual, and how these are impacted through culture and religion. This will be expressed through fictional stories, real life events, historic/statistical data where available, and plain old writing and thought-sharing.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
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
Professional advice of any kind including therapeutic, medical, and legal advice is not provided on this site. You agree that you read and/or use the information on this site of your own free choice and at your own risk.
The opinions and personal views expressed on this site are the views of Ann Adefuye, and I am responsible for them not any employers, volunteer groups, professional groups, religious group or any other organizations, agencies or individuals I may be connected with.
I, Ann Adefuye, write all the blog posts on this site. I do not pay anyone to endorse or write about my work, except where explicitly stated.