Privacy Policy of Barter Uncle

1. Introduction

Welcome to our privacy policy. At Barter Uncle, your privacy is paramount. This policy elaborates on the types of personal information we collect when you use our website,, and how we handle that data. 


When you leave comments on Barter Uncle, we record the data provided in the comments form. In addition, we note your IP address and browser user agent string to bolster our spam detection efforts. 

3. Media Uploads

If you’re considering uploading images to Barter Uncle, it’s wise to exclude embedded location data (like EXIF GPS). Otherwise, visitors can obtain and use this location information from the site’s images.

4. Cookies

Leaving a comment? You have the option to save your name, email, and website in cookies. This simplifies your future commenting experience by remembering your details for a year.

Accessing our login page prompts us to verify your browser’s cookie compatibility through a temporary cookie, devoid of personal data. This cookie disappears once you close the browser.

Your successful login triggers the setup of multiple cookies, preserving your login information and display preferences. Login-related cookies exist for two days, while display-setting cookies last a year. Opting for the “Remember Me” function extends your login duration to two weeks. But, logging out erases these login cookies.

Making edits or publishing an article results in an additional cookie in your browser. This cookie, free from personal data, points out the ID of your recently modified post, existing for 24 hours.

5. External Content

Occasionally, Barter Uncle’s articles might contain embedded material (like images, videos, articles, etc.). This content, sourced from other sites, treats you as if you were visiting these original sites.
Such sites could potentially record your data, employ cookies, initiate third-party tracking, or monitor your interactions with the embedded content, especially if you’re logged into the site in question.

6. Data Sharing

Initiating a password reset sends an email with your IP address enclosed.

7. Data Retention Duration

Comments and their associated metadata remain with us indefinitely. This practice ensures swift identification and validation of subsequent comments, negating the need for a waiting period.
For registered Barter Uncle users, we preserve the personal details submitted during registration. While users can inspect, modify, or erase their personal data anytime, username alterations are restricted. Our website’s administrators maintain the capability to view and adjust this data.

8. Your Data Rights

Should you have an active Barter Uncle account or have penned comments, you can request an export of your personal data, encompassing all the details you’ve shared. Additionally, you’re entitled to instruct us to delete all your personal data. However, data required for administrative, legal, or security tasks remains unaffected.

9. Data Transmission

Be aware that we may utilize an automated system to screen visitor comments for potential spam.