cookie policy

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.


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.

Contact forms


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

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.
In order to allow this website to work effectively, we sometimes need to put small files called ‘cookies’ on your computer. All major sites are now required to do this under European and national legislation, for the purpose of safe internet use.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit that site. This enables the website to remember the pages you have visited along with your preferences (e.g. user name, language, font size, etc.) so you don’t need to fill these in again every time you visit the site. Cookies enable better service and use of the website, which is also more tailored to your preferences.

This website also works without cookies. You can delete or block cookies and this take effect only on ads, placed on our pages.

The information collected by the cookies is not used to identify you and we do not share our statistical information with third parties. The cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described above.

Advertising data

This website use Google advertising products. In this way, we earn income to bring you the best and most up-to-date information. The challenge is to achieve an optimum yield, without the advertisements dominating the weather information you are looking for. Your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. These details include the URL of the page you are visiting, and your IP address. Cookies will be also be saved by your browser, or existing cookies saved by your browser will be read. For more information see How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.

How can you learn more, and what can you do with the cookies?

You can always check and/or delete cookies. You can find out more about this at You can delete all cookies on your computer, and you can adjust your browser settings to block cookies. However, this will mean that you will then have to set your preferences again with every visit, and that some current regional weather sections will not work, or will not work correctly.