Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of Gyen Jagat, accessible at This document outlines the procedures and principles governing the collection, usage, and protection of user data on our platform. It is crucial for us to ensure transparency and trust in how your personal information is handled. This comprehensive policy covers various aspects of user interactions, from leaving comments to media uploads, cookie usage, embedded content, data sharing practices, and user rights.


In the age of digital interaction, safeguarding user privacy is paramount. At Gyen Jagat, we are committed to providing a secure and transparent environment for our users. This Privacy Policy serves as a guide to understand how your information is managed when you engage with our website. We appreciate the trust you place in us and assure you that your privacy is our priority.


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect specific data to enhance user engagement and maintain the integrity of our platform. The information gathered includes the data submitted in the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and the browser user agent string, which aids in spam detection. Additionally, an anonymized string generated from the user’s email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to check for an associated profile picture. Once a comment is approved, the Gravatar profile picture becomes visible in the context of the comment.

This approach not only fosters a sense of community but also allows for a personalized user experience. It is important to note that users have the option to keep their email address private by utilizing a Gravatar account.


The uploading of images to our website is a common feature, and we advise users to be mindful of the potential inclusion of location data (EXIF GPS) in these images. This precautionary measure is implemented to protect user privacy, ensuring that visitors who download or extract images from the website do not access embedded location information.


Our website utilizes cookies to enhance user experience and streamline interactions. When you leave a comment, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies have a duration of one year, serving the purpose of convenience by eliminating the need to re-enter details for subsequent comments.

Temporary cookies are set when you visit our login page, serving to determine if your browser accepts cookies. These cookies contain no personal data and are discarded upon closing your browser. Login cookies, with a duration of two days, are established when you log in, preserving your login information. Screen options cookies, lasting for a year, store your screen display preferences. If the “Remember Me” option is selected during login, your session persists for two weeks. Logging out removes the login cookies.

An additional cookie is saved when an article is edited or published. This cookie, which contains no personal data, simply indicates the post ID of the edited article and expires after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content, such as videos, images, or articles, sourced from external websites. This embedded content behaves similarly to a visit to the original website, involving data collection, the use of cookies, and potential tracking by third-party services. Users are advised to be aware of the privacy policies of these external websites, as they may differ from ours.

Data Sharing

In the event of a password reset request, your IP address will be included in the reset email. This security measure ensures user verification and protection against unauthorized access.

Data Retention

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely to facilitate the automatic recognition and approval of follow-up comments, contributing to a dynamic and interactive user experience. For registered users, personal information provided in their user profile is stored. Users retain control, with the ability to view, edit, or delete their personal information, excluding the username, which remains unchanged. Website administrators also have access to and the capability to edit this information.

User Rights

Users with an account on our site or those who have left comments have the right to request an exported file containing their personal data, including any information provided to us. Furthermore, users can request the deletion of their personal data. It is essential to note that certain data may be retained for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Security

Ensuring the security of user data is a top priority. We have implemented measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. Our commitment to data security underscores our dedication to maintaining your trust.

Automated Spam Detection

To maintain the quality of content on our site, visitor comments undergo automated spam detection. This process is integral to preserving a positive user experience and shielding against malicious activities.

In conclusion, this Privacy Policy is a testament to our commitment to safeguarding your data and providing complete transparency regarding its utilization on our website. We encourage users to review this policy regularly, as updates may occur to reflect changes in data handling practices. If you have any concerns or questions regarding your privacy, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for entrusting us with your information, and we appreciate your continued engagement with Gyen Jagat.