Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact form

If you submit a response on the contact form or insect identification page you may opt-in to sharing your name, email address, and and any other information within your comment. None of this information will be shared with anyone else. This information may be retainined as long needed (potentially indefinitely) to appropriately address the content of your comments. By submitting a comment with your contact information and requesting to be contacted, you are consenting to potentially be contacted by us. If you have left a response on the contact form you may request to have a copy of that information sent to you. You can also request to have any personal data entered in the form erased. Submitting a response on the contact form does not save any cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Some pages on this site may include embedded content (YouTube videos). 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.


There are no advertisements on this website.


Anaytics are provided by Matomo, which respects do not track requests. Analytics are used to get an overview of website usage, and these data are not shared with anyone.

You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.

Who we share your data with

Your contact form entries are not shared with anyone else unless explicitly requested in your comment. Comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Analytics data are not shared with anyone. No other data are collected.


Use of publications

By accessing PDFs of publications you are personally requesting copies of these publications from me and agree to not widely distribute the PDFs if they are published under restrictive licenses.



  • This website is built using WordPress with the Astra theme and the 301 Redirects, Beaver Builder, PDF Embedder, Wordfence, WPForms, and Yoast SEO plugins (all lite versions).
  • Unless otherwise noted, all images on the website are by Matthew R. Pintar licensed under the CC BY 4.0 license.
  • All text on the website is by Matthew R. Pintar (all rights reserved), but contact me if interested in using anything.


For further information, submit a response on the contact form.