Privacy Policy

Who We Are:

Welcome to our online platform, Pines Law! Our website’s address is


We value your engagement and feedback. Whenever you leave a comment on our website, we collect the information you provide in the comments form. Additionally, to help us combat spam, we also gather your IP address and browser user agent string.

Gravatar Service:

If you’re using the Gravatar service, an anonymized string (known as a hash) created from your email address may be shared with Gravatar to check if you have an account there. For more details about the Gravatar service’s privacy policy, please visit Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible alongside your comment, allowing you to leave a personalized touch.


Feel free to share images on our platform. However, we kindly request that you avoid uploading images containing embedded location data (EXIF GPS), as this information can be extracted by other visitors.


We understand the importance of convenience while using our website. Therefore, if you choose to leave a comment, you have the option to opt-in to save your name, email address, and website details in cookies. These cookies will ensure that you don’t have to repeatedly fill in your information when leaving future comments. Rest assured that these cookies will last for a year.

For added convenience, our login page will set a temporary cookie to verify if your browser accepts cookies. No personal data is stored in this cookie, and it will be discarded once you close your browser.

Once you log in, we’ll use additional cookies to save your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies will last for two days, while screen options cookies will last for a year. Selecting “Remember Me” will extend your login session for two weeks, but if you log out, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, a non-personalized cookie containing the post ID of the edited article will be saved in your browser and will expire after one day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites:

We appreciate diversity and occasionally embed content from other websites, such as videos, images, or articles. This content behaves as if you have directly visited the external website.

Your Data Sharing:

In case you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email to ensure your security.

Data Retention:

When you leave a comment, both the comment itself and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. This way, we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments, without the need for moderation.

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. You have the right to access, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (excluding username changes). Our website administrators can also view and modify this information.

Your Data Rights:

If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file containing the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided. Additionally, you can request the deletion of any personal data we hold, except for any data that we are obligated to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Data Transmission:

To ensure a safe browsing experience, visitor comments may undergo automated spam detection services.

Thank you for being a part of our community, and we hope you enjoy your time exploring Pines Law! If you have any questions or concerns about your data or our policies, feel free to reach out to us.