Privacy Policy

Who we are

The website address is In some pages, it might be referred to simply as FESTIVALSCAPE.


Comments are interactions with visitors who leave a message on any of the pages that enable commenting. When these messages are submitted, the website collects information such as IP address and browser user agent string. These data help in detecting valid comments from spam. Moreover, when you enter your email address along with your comments, an anonymized string called hash that is associated with your email address would be sent to Gravatar to check if you have an account with them. After your comment gets published, a picture that corresponds to your Gravatar profile picture would be displayed. You may want to visit Gravatar to see their privacy policy.


The website does not allow uploading of images. In the event that it does, please only upload images that do not have any data that has embedded location such as EXIF GPS. People may download these images and extract data and determine the location.


When leaving a comment, you may choose to also leave data about you including personal information such as name, email address, and website. These are stored in cookies which gives the ability of the website to pre-fill them so you don’t have to fill them out again when you publish another comment. Such cookies expire in one year.

Every time that you open the log-in page, a cookie is likewise stored. It functions as a check to see whether your browser allows cookies and their storage. It has no personal data and it is removed when you close the browser.

Logging in to the website will also create cookies that save your log-in credentials and choices that you have on screen display, and the cookies expire for two days while the screen display choice cookies expire for a year. When you select the option “Remember Me”, cookies for logging-in will last for two weeks. They can be removed when you log out of the account.

Each article that appears on the website has an associated post ID. A cookie that contains the post ID is saved whenever your edit or publish an article. The said cookie does not have any personal data and lasts for one day.

Cookies may be also used when you open pages of the website. They check whether a message, such a reminder about the use of cookies by the website, has been displayed and prevent the same message to be shown again on the same session.

Embedded content from other websites

Embedded contents are contents that are sourced from third parties. These may include articles, photos, videos, and other similar contents. These contents will be displayed as though the visitor is using the original websites that they are from.

The websites from which the embedded contents originate may collect information about you including cookies, data, third-party tracking, etc. They may also monitor your interactions with their contents such as collecting what sort of actions you have done whenever you are logged in to their account or website.


Google Analytics is implemented in this website. It is a tool that provides a summary of information involving the traffic that the website attracts. It tracks the visits to the website and collect information such as the frequency and other important, similar information. Analytics tools and similar technologies may be used the website.

These technologies collect information about the visit. Collected information may include the IP address, the URL of the webpage being accessed, etc. They may also have the ability to set, read, remove, modify, and other actions involving cookies in the browser. Google Analytics may also choose to share said information to other properties like their advertising services. For more information you may visit Google Analytics terms and data collection. You may also choose to to opt out of Google Analytics.

Google Ads and other advertising platforms are implemented. These platforms may also collect and share unique identifiers about your visit for the purposes of re-marketing, for example. You may visit Google Advertising Policy and may visit these pages to opt out of seeing personalised ads or block certain ads.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Leaving a comment means that the comment and the data associated with it will last without expiry. This is done so that the website can recognize and approve any subsequent or follow-up messages automatically.

Data are stored which are associated with visitors who have a registered account with the website, including personal information they entered when they were filling up or creating their account. Visitors or users can view, make changes, or remove their personal information at any time. The exception is the username, which cannot be changed. Administrators of the website also has access to these information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we 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.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.