Brian Prows, an educator, trainer, writer, and interviewer, publishes articles and podcasts on MobileBeyond, a website focused on the impact of emerging technologies on human behavior. During his career, Brian has managed two National Public Radio stations and developed marketing strategies and campaigns for numerous technology companies in the Bay Area before launching MobileBeyond in 2008.
When visitors leave comments on MobileBeyond, we collect the data shown in the comments form and the visitor’s IP address and browser type to detect spam. This enhances your satisfaction with our content and protects your privacy. We never share your name or email address with anyone, raising your confidence when viewing and commenting on blog posts and podcasts.
We will set a temporary cookie when you visit our login page to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. We set several cookies to save your login information and screen display size.
If you edit or publish a comment, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and indicates the post ID of the article you just edited.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles may include embedded content, such as videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who do we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, 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 do you have over your data
If you register on this site or leave comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data. This does not include any data we must keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where is your data sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.