Privacy policy

Who are we?

Our website address is:

What personal information we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave responses on the site, we collect the data shown in the response form, the visitor’s IP address and the browser user agent to help detect spam.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service if you use it. The privacy policy page can be found here: After your reaction is approved, your profile picture will be publicly visible in the context of your reaction.


If you are a registered user and upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading images containing EXIF GPS location data. Visitors to the website can download the images from the website and view the location data.

Contact forms

Questions can be sent to Alpha Audio via a contact form. These questions are addressed to the editors of Alpha Audio. All data is encrypted via our SSL connection. We may see your e-mail address and ip-address in this question or comment (these are used to reply and prevent spam). All questions are stored in a database.


When you leave a comment on our site, you can indicate whether your name, e-mail address and website may be stored in a cookie. We do this for your convenience so you don’t have to fill in these details again for a new response. These cookies are valid for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we store a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted as soon as you close your browser.
Once you log in, we will store some cookies related to your login information and left behind, you can request an export file of your personal data that we have from you, including all the data you have given us. You may also request that we remove any personal information we have about you. This does not contain any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Reactions of visitors can be guided by an automated spam detection service.