Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our founder is Mr. Michael “Live” and coincidentally, the name of our company is Mr. Michael “Live” & Associates while oddly enough, the address of this website is

Anyone who wishes to contact us can do so by sending an email to as well.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The only date we collect is your first name & email address but only so we can keep you up-to-date about what’s going on with us, our company or this website.  Any other information that is collected is kept by the person, people or company you share it with, not us.

So therefore, any data we collect is whatever information you choose to submit in any form on our site and don’t forget about the cookies that are placed on your computer to make each consecutive visit quicker & easier for you.  Of course, you always have the option of clearing any & all cookies from your computer by deleting some or all of your computer’s History.


When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form but also the visitor’s IP address & 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 & 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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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 & 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.

Who we share your data with

By default, Mr. Michael “Live” does not share any personal data with anyone.

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.

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.

Where we send your data

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

Additional information

How we protect your data

None of your data leaves, is shared or is transferred to any other organization.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The procedures we have in place to deal with data breaches – either potential or real; consist of internal reporting systems, contact mechanisms & bug bounties.