Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for

Last Updated: June 12, 2023

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, stores, and protects information collected from users (“you” or “user”) of the website (“Website”). This Privacy Policy applies to all users of the Website.


Welcome to! The purpose of this website is to showcase the ventures and adventures of Robert Perkowitz. This Privacy Policy outlines how we handle your information when you use our Website.

Types of Information Collected

We may collect non-personally identifiable information, including IP addresses, cookies, and browsing data, to enhance your experience on our Website. We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us through contact forms or other means.

Collection Methods

We collect information through the following methods:

1. WordPress software

Our website is built using’s open-source software, which provides the content management system and blogging platform for our site. does not collect any personal information from visitors to our website.

a. WordPress Comments

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. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

b. WordPress Media

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.

c. WordPress Cookies

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.

If you visit our login page, 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 will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

d. 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.
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.

e. Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

f. 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.

g. 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.

h. Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

2. Cloudflare – DNS Management

We use Cloudflare for DNS management services to enhance the performance and security of our website. When you access our website, your DNS queries may be routed through Cloudflare’s network. Cloudflare may collect certain information during this process, such as your IP address, to provide and optimize their services. The collection and processing of this information by Cloudflare are subject to Cloudflare’s own privacy policy. We recommend reviewing Cloudflare’s privacy policy to understand how they handle your information.

3. WP Engine Hosting

Our website is hosted by WP Engine, a third-party hosting provider. When you visit our website, WP Engine may collect certain information for the purpose of providing hosting services and ensuring the proper functioning and security of our website. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring pages, and other standard log data.

WP Engine has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the information they collect and maintain confidentiality. They may use this information to analyze website performance, detect and prevent security threats, and ensure compliance with their terms of service.

WP Engine’s collection and usage of data are governed by their own privacy policy. We recommend reviewing WP Engine’s privacy policy to understand how they handle your information as a hosting provider.

4. Google Analytics

We utilize Google Analytics to gather statistical information about the usage of our website and help us understand how our customers use the website. Google Analytics uses cookies and other tracking technologies to collect data such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring pages, and interactions with our website. This information is used to analyze user behavior, track website performance, and improve our services. Google Analytics may also collect demographic and interest-based information through third-party data providers. The data collected by Google Analytics is subject to Google’s own privacy policy. We recommend reviewing Google’s privacy policy to understand how they handle your information. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

5. Google Fonts

We utilize Google Fonts to enhance the visual design of our website and provide a better user experience. When you access our website, your browser may download fonts from Google’s servers. In this process, certain information, such as your IP address and browser information, may be transmitted to Google. The collection and usage of this information by Google are governed by Google’s own privacy policy. We recommend reviewing Google’s privacy policy to understand how they handle your information.

Additionally, we utilize the following plugins, which may also collect user information:

6. Hubspot

Our website utilizes the HubSpot All-In-One Marketing Plugin to enhance user engagement and provide interactive features such as forms, pop-ups, and live chat. When you interact with these features, HubSpot may collect certain personal information that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, email address, and any other information submitted through the forms or chat.

HubSpot uses this information to facilitate communication, provide personalized experiences, and improve our services. They may also use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect additional data such as IP address, browser type, and device information for analytics and marketing purposes.

The collection and usage of your information by the HubSpot All-In-One Marketing Plugin are governed by HubSpot’s own privacy policy. We recommend reviewing HubSpot’s privacy policy to understand how they handle your information and to learn about your rights and choices regarding your data.

7. Askimet Anti-Spam

Our website utilizes the Akismet Anti-Spam plugin to protect against spam comments and form submissions. When visitors leave comments on our website or submit information through forms, the Akismet plugin may collect certain information, including the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and other information provided by the visitor.

The information collected by Akismet is used to identify and prevent spam content from being published on our website. This helps us maintain the integrity of our content and ensure a better user experience for our visitors.

The collection and usage of data by the Akismet Anti-Spam plugin are governed by Automattic’s privacy policy. We recommend reviewing Automattic’s privacy policy to understand how they handle the information collected by Akismet and to learn about your rights and choices regarding your data.

8. Gravity Forms

This plugin allows users to submit information such as surveys or contact forms. For information on data collection methods and usage, please refer to the Gravity Forms Privacy Policy:

9. The Newsletter Plugin

The Newsletter Plugin: Our website utilizes The Newsletter Plugin to manage and send email newsletters to subscribers. When you subscribe to our newsletter, we may collect personal information such as your name and email address. This information is used solely for the purpose of delivering newsletters and relevant updates to your email inbox.

The Newsletter Plugin ensures the security and confidentiality of your personal information and implements measures to protect it from unauthorized access or disclosure. We do not share or sell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

By subscribing to our newsletter, you consent to the collection, processing, and storage of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and The Newsletter Plugin’s privacy policy. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by following the instructions provided in the email or contacting us directly.

For more details on how The Newsletter Plugin handles your personal information, we recommend reviewing their privacy policy available on their website.

10. WP Statistics

WP Statistics Plugin: Our website utilizes the WP Statistics plugin to collect anonymous data about website visitors’ interactions and usage patterns. This plugin helps us understand and analyze website traffic, including the number of visitors, page views, and other related statistics.

The WP Statistics plugin collects certain information, including IP addresses, user agents, referrer URLs, and timestamps. However, it does not collect any personally identifiable information. The data collected is stored locally on our server and is used solely for analytical purposes to improve our website’s performance, content, and user experience.

We value your privacy and take appropriate measures to protect the data collected by the WP Statistics plugin. We do not share this information with third parties for marketing purposes or any other unauthorized use.

For more details on how the WP Statistics plugin handles data and its privacy practices, we recommend reviewing their privacy policy available on their website.

Purpose of Information Collection

We collect non-personally identifiable information to analyze website traffic, improve our services, and enhance your browsing experience. Plugins may collect user information for their specific purposes, and you should refer to the plugin’s documentation and privacy policies for more details.

Data Sharing

We do not share your personal information with third parties unless required by law or with your explicit consent. Plugins may have their own data sharing practices, which you should review in their respective documentation and privacy policies.

User Choices and Control

You have the option to disable cookies or control their use through your browser settings. However, please note that certain website features may be affected. If you provide us with personal information, you can request its deletion or opt-out of future communications by contacting us.

Security Measures

We implement industry-standard security measures, including encryption, firewalls, and regular security audits, to protect your information from unauthorized access, misuse, or alteration.

Data Retention

We retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. If you have any specific data retention inquiries, please contact us.

User Rights

You have the right to access, correct, delete, or restrict the processing of your personal information. To exercise these rights or inquire further, please contact us using the information provided below.

Third-Party Links

Our website contains links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those websites before providing any personal information.

Updates to the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our plugins, practices or applicable laws. Users may visit this web page anytime to see the most updated Privacy Policy.

Legal Compliance

We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection and processing of user information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

By using our Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

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