Privacy Policy and Disclosures

Privacy Policy

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. 

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

For analytic purposes, we use an insight service which tells us when people visit our site and where they live. It also records how you got to our site (via a search engine or link from an email). This is to help us understand our audience better. Data is kept anonymous and does not give us any personal details about you.


Steadfast Steps is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Some links to Amazon and other sites may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these.