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Privacy Policy

Last Updated on March 11, 2024

Privacy Policy Overview

Welcome to our Privacy Policy page at American Profession Guide. Here, we prioritize your privacy and detail how we handle your data.

Comments and Data Collection

Whenever you leave comments, we collect data from the form and use your IP and browser details to combat spam.

Using Gravatar

Creating an anonymized email string (hash) may link it to Gravatar to check if you’re a user. Gravatar’s privacy policy ( explains more. Once we approve your comment, your Gravatar profile picture becomes public with your comment.

Uploading Media Safely

Uploading images? Avoid those with embedded GPS (EXIF GPS) data. Visitors could extract location data from such images.

Cookies for Convenience

Leaving a comment lets you opt-in to save your details in cookies, sparing you from re-entering information for future comments.

These cookies last one year.

Visiting our login page prompts a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts cookies.

This cookie, devoid of personal data, is deleted once you close your browser.

Logging in sets cookies to remember your details and display preferences.

Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last a year. Choosing “Remember Me” keeps you logged in for two weeks. Logging out removes these cookies.

Editing or publishing an article sets a cookie to remember the edited post ID. This cookie, holding no personal data, expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content and Privacy

Our articles might include embedded content from other sites, which behaves as if you visited those sites directly.

These sites could collect your data, use cookies, and track your interaction with the embedded content, especially if you’re logged in to their website.

Data Sharing Policy

Requesting a password reset includes your IP address in the email to enhance security.

Data Retention Practices

Comments and their metadata are kept indefinitely for recognizing and auto-approving follow-up comments. This prevents them going to the moderation queue.

We store registered users’ personal information provided in their profiles. Users can always view, edit, or delete their information (username changes not allowed). Site administrators can also see and modify this information.

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Your Rights Over Your Data

You can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you’ve provided. You can also ask us to erase your personal data. This does not cover data we must keep for legal, administrative, or security reasons.

Automated Spam Detection and Your Data

We might send visitor comments to an automated spam detection service for checking.

Privacy Policy for American Profession Guide

Understanding Your Privacy

Our Privacy Policy aims to be transparent about how we collect, use, and protect your data.

We are committed to safeguarding your information and ensuring your privacy is respected.

This detailed policy ensures you understand your rights and our practices, making your experience on our website secure and trustworthy.


Your privacy is paramount to us. This policy outlines our dedication to protecting your data and ensuring a secure, respectful online environment.

Your trust in us is fundamental, and we strive to uphold these standards diligently.

By engaging with our site, you agree to this privacy policy, ensuring a mutually respectful and secure online experience.