Last updated Feb. 12, 2022

The purpose of this document is to notify You of the ways in which we collect, use, and protect Your personal data. The Threading in the Dark blog ( values Your trust and privacy, and only collects the data necessary to operate or improve the Website. We will never sell Your personal data.


  • Administrator (Us/Our/We) is the owner of the domain and the Threading in the Dark blog, as well as the associated third-party social media accounts. The Administrator makes content decisions for the Website.
  • Age of Consent is defined in the legislation regarding at which age children may give consent for the collection and processing of their data. Per the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) this age is set to 13 years of age if the user is physically located in the United States. If the user is located in the EU, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) is in effect and the Age of Consent is defined by the EU country in which the user is physically located.
  • Cookies are small amounts of data placed on Your computing device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its users. Some types of cookies store website information locally on Your device in order to improve performance and loading times of the site.
  • Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, cellphone, or digital tablet
  • Personal Data refers to any information about personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable person. This information includes but is not limited to Your Name and Your Email Address. We will only collect Personal Data that You choose to provide.
  • Website refers to the Threading in the Dark personal blog, accessible from


This Website is a personal blog that exists for general informational purposes and entertainment only. All information contained therein is provided in good faith, however We make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, readability, availability, or completeness of any information on the Website.

Under no circumstance shall We have any liability to You for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the site or reliance on any information provided on the site. Your use of the site and Your reliance on any information on the site is solely at Your own risk.

The Website may contain (or You may be sent through the Website) links to other websites or content belonging to or originating from third parties or links to websites or features in banners or other advertising. Such external links are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness.

Children’s Privacy

Our Website and Services are all directed to people who have reached the Age of Consent for the region where they are located. If You are not of the Age of Consent, do not use this site.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics in order to understand how visitors interact with the Website and the content. This service collects the information sent by Your browser as part of a webpage request, including cookies and Your IP address, and their use is governed by their Privacy Policy.

More information on Google Analytics data privacy handling can be found at:

You can view currently available opt-out options for Google Analytics at:

The hosting platform,, may also collect usage statistics such as browser information, IP address, or aggregated technical information in order to run its servers.

More information on’s data privacy handling can be found at:

Hosting Platform

Threading in the Dark uses the hosting platform in order to display Website content and send email newsletters.

More information on’s data privacy handling can be found at:


The Website contains the possibility to leave comments under blog articles. For this purpose, We use the Talkyard ( service from Debiki AB. This service allows management and monitoring of comments. Your comment data will be stored on Threading in the Dark servers, potentially indefinitely.

We reserve the right to review or delete comment data at any time and for any reason.

More information on Talkyard’s data privacy handling can be found at:

When You leave a comment on the site using the Talkyard add-in, You will be asked to provide personally identifiable information including but not limited to:

  • Your name
  • Your email address

Registered User Comments

You may register a Talkyard account to make it easier and quicker to post comments. If You need to manage Your account, please visit or use the link in any comment section of the Website to manage Your notification preferences.

Guest Comments

Comments may be left as a Guest user by providing Your Name and Email Address. Only Your Name and the text You enter as the comment will be visible to other visitors of the Website. The Email Address used to post a comment will only be visible to the Administrator of the Website.

If posting as a Guest, an Administrator will review Your comment before permitting it to be displayed on the Website.

The email address provided when posting a comment will only be used for reply notifications to Your comment. You may opt out of these notifications by clicking the link in the Email.

Third-Party Comment Authentication

If You do not want to sign up for a Talkyard account or leave a comment as a guest, You may authenticate with a Google account (via OpenAuth). When authenticating Your identity with Google, Your password will not be shared with Threading in the Dark (the Website) or Talkyard. Google may share some personal information with the Website (including but not limited to Your name, Email address, language preference, and profile picture) in order to confirm Your identity.



To ensure You don’t miss a blog post or other site update, You can choose to enroll in a Newsletter Subscription for the Website. You will be asked to provide Your Email Address in order to receive the newsletter.

If You choose to subscribe, a link will be emailed to You to confirm the Email subscription. You will subsequently receive an Email when a new blog post is published on the Website.

Your Email will be used solely for the purpose of sending newsletter emails.


If You no longer wish to receive Email updates about new posts, You may unsubscribe by clicking the link on the bottom of one of a Newsletter Email.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Administrator reserves the right to update this Policy at any time. You will be notified of changes through the update of the “Last updated” date at the top of this digital document.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.