Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Hydrogen View and our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When a visitor leaves a comment we save their comment which is attached to the story. We reserve the right to remove comments should the be deemed inappropriate. When a user account
is removed, or banned, all attached comments will be removed from our servers.


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.

Contact forms

When you submit a form on our website, we’ll retain this information until the user’s account is removed from our records. This is to be compliant with GDPR.


If you use your website we have to store cookies on your browser. This is to ensure you can log into our website and use our services. We also use cookies to deliver the best possible experience for you.
Besides that we also store a cookie to make use of analytics to help us improve our services and give you the best tailored content.

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.


We use analytics to help us provide the best content we can to the audience. We are using Google Analytics to help us do so. Besides Analytics we are also using Hotjar to help us improve placements of elements
on the website and make sure we can offer you the best H2 View experience.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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, or edit their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information, this excludes passwords. All personal data is encrypted.

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.

Your contact information

You can get in touch with us by visiting our about us page.

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