Privacy Policy BLES Magazine

As a blogger, it became mandatory per 25 May 2018, to post a privacy statement on my blog in order to comply with the European Privacy Act. In this statement I explain which privacy-sensitive data is collected from you as a visitor, for what purpose, via which means and for how long.

Contact BLES Magazine

Do you want to contact me? You can do this by sending an e-mail to or via a response under an article.

Processing of personal data BLES Magazine receives personal data from readers via Google Analytics. With the Google Analytics statistics program I can view things like:
  • Who are my visitors?
  • Where do my visitors come from?
  • What is their gender, age and place of residence?
  • Which articles do they read?
  • How long do they stay on the page?

I can use this information to map the visiting behavior of my readers and to respond to this. This way I can further optimize my website. I do not receive any personal data. Google Analytics obtains the information via the IP address with which you are currently visiting BLES Magazine. Google Analytics has not received permission from me to share your data with third parties. 

Leave comments under an article You can leave a comment on articles on BLES Magazine. Your IP address will also be visible to me. Also, if you enter this - I can see your name and e-mail address. If you enter this, this information can also be shown in a comment below the article. This information will be available to all readers of the article and will therefore remain online. When responding to an article, you as a reader also have the option to respond anonymously. In that case no personal information will be visible to other readers.
Storage of personal data
BLES Magazine does not intend to collect data from website visitors under the age of 16. However, it is not possible to check whether a visitor is older or younger than 16 years. If you think that personal information has been collected from someone under the age of 16 without permission, please contact me at Then I can delete the data. In addition, BLES Magazine is not out to collect personal data, other than the data that is already available to me through Google Analytics. 

Retention period 
BLES Magazine stores personal information such as name and e-mail address in a response under articles as long as these articles remain online.

View, modify or delete data When you visit BLES Magazine, you thereby consent to your data being processed. However, you always have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent for data processing or to object to the processing of your personal data by BLES Magazine. Send an email to

Cookies via Google Analytics A cookie is a small file that is sent by BLES Magazine and placed on your computer's hard drive by your browser. The information stored in the cookie can be sent back to this website when you visit the website again. BLES Magazine places cookies from Google Analytics. I do this to view how visitors use my website. Google will only share the information obtained with third parties if they are legally obliged to do so or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. 

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