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Spam email and comments will be filtered and/or deleted. I will go after you one day.

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Copyright

Unless otherwise noted, all published primary content is property of Jason Chen. Do not reproduce material without explicit permission.

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Your Privacy

I am committed to safeguarding your privacy. Anything retained will not be used to personally identify you or be disclosed to any third party.

Information Collected

Analytics software used on this site keeps certain data about your visit:

  • Browser used
  • IP address and/or geographical origins
  • Length
  • Referrer
  • Information voluntarily provided

Publicly Displayed Information

Your email address will never be exposed to third parties. Besides providing a way for me to contact you directly, it is used solely to grant you a visual identity associated with your provided name/alias through the display of a Gravatar. Others will not be able to decipher your email address from the image shown.

The name or alias you provide in the comment form will be the one that is displayed. Please choose something appropriate and safe that also clearly defines how you wish to be known and addressed. Providing the URL to your website is completely optional; if present, your name will be linked to that URL.

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Third-Party Websites

Some content in my articles or users’ comments may link to or utilize services provided by third-party websites. I cannot be held responsible for their policies on your security and privacy. Please refer to their respective policies for more information.

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