Welcome to TekDep’s Privacy Policy. Your privacy and security are important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal data when you visit our website at Please take a moment to review this policy carefully.

  • Please also review our Terms of Service for additional information about your use of our website.

Information We Collect


When you leave comments on our website, we collect the data you provide in the comments form, including your name, email address, and the content of your comment. Additionally, we collect your IP address and browser user agent string to help detect and prevent spam.

Gravatar Service

If you use Gravatar, an anonymized string created from your email address (hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you have a Gravatar profile. Your Gravatar profile picture may be displayed publicly next to your comment once it’s approved.


If you upload images to our website, please avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract location data from images on the website.

Contact Forms


When you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, so you don’t have to re-enter your details when leaving another comment. These cookies have a duration of one year.

If you have an account and log in to our site, we 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, we also set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days, while screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove login cookies.

Additionally, when you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser, indicating the post ID of the article you edited. This cookie contains no personal data and expires after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Our articles may contain embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles) from other websites. Embedded content behaves similarly to when you visit those websites.

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


How We Use Your Data

We retain and use the data you provide to:

  • Recognize and approve follow-up comments automatically.
  • Store personal information for registered users.
  • Manage and maintain user profiles.
  • Comply with legal and security obligations.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account or have left comments on our site, you can:

  • Request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you.
  • Request erasure of your personal data, subject to applicable legal requirements.
  • Access, edit, or delete your personal information, with the exception of username changes.

Data Retention

We retain comments and their metadata indefinitely to facilitate follow-up comment recognition and approval. Registered users’ personal information is stored as long as their account is active.

Data Security

We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information, but please note that no data transmission over the internet is completely secure.

Sharing Your Data

We do not share your data with third parties unless required by law or to comply with legal obligations.

Spam Detection

Visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Thank you for entrusting TekDep with your personal information and for visiting our website.