Privacy Policy

Who we are: is a personal website of the artist, author and international Human & Civil Rights activist, Mr. Joel Peter Bales (USA), and the website features the original artistic works which have been created by one of the artist’s plethora of established, complex and multi-dimensional characters; a  channeled character entity whom calls iTself and is best known on planet Earth as, “The WIZARD of iT!!!”

The WIZARD’s website address is:

What personal data we collect & why we collect it

As our general policy does NOT collect any personal identifying information.

Neither nor The WIZARD nor the legal person of Mr. Joel Peter Bales nor the Webmaster @ nor any associates, affiliates nor subsidiaries actively collect any personal data from the website, EXCEPT when an individual person may choose to share such personal information through the website by either subscribing to The WIZARD’s newsletter or opting in to a service, purchasing an item from the website, leaving a comment in the comments section of the website’s pages, sending correspondences through The WIZARD’s website via a contact form.

Non-personal identifying information such as an individual user’s IP address, platform, browser type, time on a page, etcetera are normally collected by the website simply as required by the website’s design features and represent a natural function of the website

In the event of any unfortunate individual user’s direct misuse (spamming malware, etc.) and/or any evident violation of any of the established laws of the land (USA), said non-personal identifying information may be utilized by the appropriate investigating authorities for use in their investigations in order to better identify the user evident in the direct violation of the stated policies and/or laws of the land (USA).

As mentioned above, when a visitors leaves a comment 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 are NOT allowed to extract any data from the website; however, it may perhaps be possible for an advanced hacker type character to discover a way to download and extract location data from images on the website, although it is also very unlikely.

Contact forms:

The information any user provides in the input fields when using a contact form on the website is considered personal data and by completing and submitting the contact form or application or by completing a purchase from the website, a user’s personal data is shared with the administrators of the website 


If you leave a comment on the website 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 (1) Earth year or 365 Earth days (as of 2018).

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 Earth days or 48 Earth hours, and screen options cookies last for one (1) Earth year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two Earth weeks or 14 Earth days. 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 Earth day or 24 hours, whichever may come first.

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 or may not collect personal data about your browser, IP, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and/or monitor your interaction with that embedded content; including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with:

NOBODY except The WIZARD of iT!!!

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.

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

Your contact information is NEVER shared nor sold via

Our website protects the privacy and security of your data, including both personal data you have chosen to share and the non-personal data automatically collected by the computer services, i.e. IP addresses, etc. by utilizing a complimentary system of anti-spam, anti-adware, anti-malware, anti-virus and other advanced computer server side software protections. This may or may not be enhanced and fortified by The WIZARD of iT’s very own majikal spells, talismans and/or other worldly enchantmentz.

If in the course of common Earth Human events, it should ever occur that any of the afore mentioned security measures are somehow successfully breached by some ingenious Earth Human hacker, advanced Extraterrestrial and/or Artificial Intelligence powered super-computer, the administrators at this website have  several emergency data breach procedures in place and ready to be utilized the moment any said, albeit unlikely, data breach should occur, including though never limited to: directly and immediately contacting the appropriate governing and regulatory authorities such as ISPs (Internet Service Providers), FBI (Internet Fraud & Crimes Division, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram, GoDaddy,, Craigslist, Backpage, the United States Congress, the President of the United States, The United Nations Secretary General, the World Court, the Earth Alliance, et. al.

This Privacy Statement represents most of the privacy measures currently being utilized by The WIZARD of iT on this website for users on planet Earth, including though not limited to any and all affiliate and subsidiary websites created by or any of the plethora of third party websites who have, are and/or will consult The WIZARD of iT for iT’s expertise in iT aka “Internet Technolgies.”

For any questions and/or concerns related to the Privacy Policies presently in effect at the website please contact the webmaster here using the Contact Form.

Thank You!!!