Privacy policy

Last update: March 26th, 2019 (also hereinafter referred to as the "Blog") does not share any personal information with third-parties nor does it store information collected about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your web browser’s settings.


A web cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing.[1] uses a minimum amount of cookies from third-party services. The full list of those services can be found below.

1. Google Analytics

Like almost every other website, this "Blog" uses Google Analytics[2], a service provided by Google, Inc. for a web traffic tracking. Learn more about Google Analytics Privacy Politics.

Google allows you to opt-out from sending usage data to Google Analytics by installing the following plugin to your favorite web browser.

2. Cloudflare

This "Blog" uses Cloudflare[3] to secure and speed up serving the "Blog" content. Cloudflare acts as a proxy server between your web browser and Github Pages server. For this purpose, Cloudflare stores some information in the _cfduid cookie. Learn more about what does this cookie do and its privacy.

3. Disqus

This "Blog" uses Disqus[4], an online public comment sharing platform. Adding comments on the "Blog" is tantamount to acceptance of Disqus' Terms of use and Privacy policy.

4. YouTube videos

Some of the "Blog" posts are also delivered with embedded YouTube (owned by Google, Inc.) videos. YouTube also collect some information in web cookies to capture video display statistics, improve user experience and protect from abusive practices. This information is directly associated with your Google account. To prevent the data from being associated with your account, please consider logging off before playing the video. You can learn more about Google’s Privacy Policy.

5. Amazon Associates

Some of the "Blog" posts contain Amazon Associates[5] affiliation links generated with Amazon OneLink[6]. Affiliation links are used only to earn a small commission from books recommendations. Blog posts with affiliation links (and only those) use oneTag JavaScript code provided by the Amazon Associates program. When this script gets loaded, it stores two cookies in your web browser - ad-id and ad-private. These cookies exist only on pages with affiliation links (book reviews blog posts).

Do you collect any server logs?

No. This "Blog" is hosted on Github Pages[7] thus it does not have access to any server logs.

Encryption (HTTPS)

This "Blog" uses an encrypted transfer protocol (HTTPS over TLS) with the ECC CA-2 certificate provides by CloudFlare, Inc. The encryption protects the communication to from access by unauthorized third parties.

No, does not collect any ads-related data. There are no ads on this "Blog". And I don’t plan to add any.

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact the owner of this "Blog":

Szymon Stępniak
[email protected]

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.