Privacy Policy

Who we are

The following sections describes how and the BESH Stat add-in handle personal data, according to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), article 13.

The “Data Controller”, i.e. the person responsible for handling your data, is: Peter Slezak, PhD., Susany 32, 98012, Slovakia


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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


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. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

When making a voluntary payment

If you choose to make a voluntary payment (‘donation’) for the BESH Stat software via Paypal. Please refer to the idividual payment service provider’s data protection information (linked to from the payment page) to learn what personal data is collected and processed during the payment process.

One you have made a payment, the Data Controller (i.e., Peter Slezak) will receive the amount along with your name and e-mail address from the payment service provider. Your name will be stored until the year after the current fiscal year. If you do not wish your e-mail address to be stored, please refrain from making a voluntary payment.

When using the BESH Stat add-in

The BESH Stat add-in can perform periodic checks for new versions. It does so by visiting a subpage This is the same as if you were visiting the website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Where we send your data

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