This privacy policy pertains to the domain using the website address (URL) and its subdomains (e.g.

Who operates this site?

The website is owned, created and managed by a natural person residing in Helsinki, Finland, whose name and contact information are available using the aforementioned links.

The website is built on, which is free and open source content management system (CMS) software licensed under the General Public License (GPLv2 or later).

In order to allow for website design and to enhance both functionality and security, the software uses plug-ins (extensions), which have their own specific licences and privacy policies. To the extent possible, also the plug-ins selected for this site are open software and frugal about data collection. See full list of plug-ins below.

The themes, i.e. templates for layout of website pages, used on this website were created by Anders Norén, a designer and developer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Also these themes are released under the GPLv2 license – same as itself.

The website is hosted by Domainhotelli Ltd, which offers domain and web hosting services, and is owned by Planeetta Internet Ltd, a company registered in Helsinki, Finland. In April 2020, Swedish Loopia Group Ltd purchased Planeetta Internet Ltd. Since June 2018, the majority share holder of Loopia Group Ltd is Axcel, a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies.

According to corporate information, the staff of Planeetta Internet Ltd and the servers of Domainhotelli Ltd are located in Finland. Thus, the staff and data centres are under Finnish jurisdiction and their operations are required to be compliant with EU data protection directives.

The Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption certificate is issued by Let’s Encrypt, an open, automated and non-profit certificate authority run by Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

The domain .is used in the URL is registered by the website owner directly with the Icelandic ISNIC – Internet á Íslandi hf., which manages and operates the registry and technical infrastructure for the .is country-code top-level domain.

Can I use the content on this site?

All visual content on this website is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 (Attribution – Non-Commercial 4.0 International).

What personal data is collected and why?

Personal data is stored following your explicit interactions with this website. In addition, personal data is also collected from technical processes, such as comments, use of contact form, cookies, analytics, and third-party embeds. These are described in more detail in the following sections.


As a visitor when you leave comments on the website the owner collects the data shown in the comments form. The CMS also collects the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. For a visitor not logged in with, the fields in the form – name, email, comments and website – are all voluntary and the visitor can choose what to share.

Contact form

As a visitor when you use the contact form your name and email address, together with your message, will be sent to the website owner’s email address. This data is collected in order to be able to respond to the submitted message.


If you leave a comment on the website you will note that you have an option to save your name, email address and website URL. This information will be stored in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will be stored for one year.

As a registered user with, their website by default only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen. When you are logged in with and if you leave a reply in the comments form on this website your name, email, and website will be collected (optionally you may log out).

Please be aware that when loading pages on this website, Cookie AutoDelete and uBlock Origin report traffic with and The former is a font optimising service triggered by the use of Google registered fonts in the installed themes. The latter is a service provided by Automattic Ltd, the company operating the commercial, and Gravatar complies with its privacy policy. The Gravatar function is presently disabled on this website.

Finally, note that social media connected by means of custom links – LinkedIn, Mastodon and Element – place cookies according to their respective privacy policies.


The objective is to make the site analytics free, even if it comes at the expense of visibility in search engine optimisation (SEO).

Embedded content from other websites

Pages and posts on this website 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long is your data retained?

Contact form entries, including name, email address and message, are as received retained on my personal computer. The form utilised is deleted after delivery.

Where is your data sent?

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service, Akismet, installed by default by and adhering to privacy policy of The service is presently not activated.


The following plug-ins are activated on this website and/or its subdomains. In addition, there may be installed plug-ins that are presently not activated. Do note that the quoted privacy policies may not directly be applicable to the plug-ins but to the sites that provide them. Privacy policy regarding some plug-ins is missing.

Limit Login Attempts Reloaded stops brute-force attacks and optimizes site performance by limiting the number of login attempts that are possible through the normal login pages. The plug-in service will not “[w]ith the exception of trusted business affiliates and/or associates … provide or sell to any third party your personal information”; for details see full privacy policy.

LiteSpeed Cache applies caching in order to increase response time and improve user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plug-in vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg provides advanced and powerful blocks that help build websites without a single line of code.

Visual Portfolio for portfolios, posts and photo galleries, and Visual Portfolio Pro with additional features have a common privacy policy.

WPForms’ Contact Forms Builder Lite is highly optimised for web and server performance to allow for speed when it comes to SEO, marketing, and conversion. Their privacy policy discloses the use of, inter alia, analytics, cookies and tracking.

Additional information

The servers in the web hosting company’s own data centres are powered by renewable energy. In data centres with shared servers all generated CO2 emissions are compensated using the service of CO2Esto Ltd, which acquires emission allowances directly from the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) and keeps those allowances off the market.