Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated July 21, 2018.

The purpose of this policy is to clearly disclose who we are and what steps we are taking to ensure your privacy.

Who are we?

We are  the BennyDesk blog, our website address is: AND, we use HTTPS (connection security) for your protection and our website server is located in the United States.  We are owned and managed by Mike Benny, who is just a regular guy who lives in Canada and blogs about things.

Who are you?

You are the user.

What personal data do we collect and why?

We do collect some user information in comments and forms (see “Contact form” and “Comments”), however none of that information is ever used for any purpose other than expressed.

This website uses Google Analytics to measure viewership, Google uses cookies to track user activity on our site (see “Google Analytics”).

Keep reading though, because you can turn off the cookies if you want to.

Contact form

Contact form submissions are not  stored on this website, nor is the information used for any purpose other than to communicate between the user and the owner (if contact is requested by the user).


When users leave comments on this 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.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to measure viewership.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

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.

Who do we share your data with?

No one.

How long do we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

What rights do you have over your data?

You can request that we remove your comments and 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.


For further information contact us here.

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