Who We Are

Welcome to TheWakingLion blog. Your privacy is important to us, and we want you to feel secure when visiting our site.


When you leave comments on our site, we collect information from the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string to prevent spam. An anonymized string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to display your profile picture with your comment.


If you upload images to our site, please ensure they do not contain embedded location data. Visitors can download and extract location data from images on the website.


When you leave a comment, you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies for your convenience. These cookies last for one year. Additionally, our login page uses temporary cookies to determine if your browser accepts cookies, which are discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, we set cookies to save your login information and 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. Editing or publishing an article generates an additional cookie with the post ID, expiring after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content (videos, images, articles) that behaves similarly to if you visited the other website. These websites may collect data, use cookies, and embed third-party tracking. Your interaction with embedded content is subject to the other website’s policies.

Who We Share Your Data With

We do not share your data with anyone outside our group of companies. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

Comments and their metadata are retained indefinitely for automatic follow-up approval. Registered users’ personal information is stored in their user profile. Users can manage, edit, or delete their information, excluding their username. Website administrators can also access and edit this information.

Your Data Rights

If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an exported file of your personal data or ask for its deletion. However, certain data may be retained for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service to maintain a secure browsing environment.