Who we are
Our website address is: https://sagewaters.com.
When you sign up for our newsletter, your name and email are saved to our subscription service application. On our servers. Your information is not shared with or sold to third parties. When signing up for the newsletter you’re agreeing to receive emails from Sage and only Sage. Emails which will likely be fairly infrequent given his disdain for electronic mail as a whole.
This site uses cookie-free Google Analytics. In other words, we’ve told Google not to log your IP address or any other personal information. We can’t see it and (supposedly) neither can they. They shouldn’t be tracking you either.
In general, we keep Comments turned off, as no one around here has the time to read them. That said, if and 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.
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.
This site is damned near cookie-free.
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.
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.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
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.
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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
This site abides by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation – a regulation in EU law concerning data protection and privacy in the EU and the EEA (European Economic Area). While this isn’t an endorsement of the European Union itself, which could do with adding a few more pillars to its existing three, we find the spirit of the law sound: Increased transparency. As such, the primary site is cookie-free.
Hence the lack of annoying GDPR-based “Do you agree?” pop-ups.