Privacy Policy

by | Oct 9, 2022

We are

The Coffee Roaster. Our website is

When Comments

are left 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 anonymised (hash) string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. This is the Gravatar service privacy policy.  After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


uploaded to the website should have embedded location data (EXIF GPS) removed. Otherwise, visitors to the website might download and extract location data from those images.


may be saved 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 expire in 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 set up several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last 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 one day.

Embedded content from other websites

maybe included as 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.

We share your data with

Stripe (our payment processing platform) and our email management client software. This data is used to facilitate your online purchases and manage emails we share with you.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

When you register on our website, we also store your personal information provided in the user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information anytime; however, they cannot change their usernames. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

You can request to receive

an exported file of the account information and comments you have placed on this site. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you except for any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your data

including visitor comments May be sent and checked through an automated spam detection service.