Privacy Policy

At BlaeuPrints, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring a secure and transparent experience on our e-commerce website, dedicated to selling authentic old map prints. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information.

Website Information

When you visit our website at, we may collect certain data for analytical and security purposes. This includes the information you provide in the comments form, your IP address, and browser user agent string, which helps us detect and prevent spam.

Comments and Media

If you leave a comment on our site, we collect the data you enter in the comments form, along with your IP address and browser user agent string. Additionally, if you upload images to the website, please ensure they do not contain embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Other visitors may download and extract any location data from images on the website.


We may use cookies to enhance your browsing experience. If you leave a comment, you have the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This feature saves you from entering this information repeatedly when leaving subsequent comments and these cookies will last for one year.

Our login page also uses temporary cookies to determine if your browser accepts cookies, with no personal data stored. When you log in, we set cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. These login cookies last for two days, while screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account will remove the login cookies.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on our site may include embedded content such as videos, images, or articles from other websites. Embedded content behaves in the same way as if you were visiting the other website directly. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Sharing

Your personal data is treated with utmost care and is not shared with any unauthorized third parties. However, if you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Data Retention and Your Rights

If you leave a comment on our website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This allows us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically. If you have an account on our site or have left comments, you have the right to request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, as well as to request the deletion of any personal data we hold, except for data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Website administrators have access to view and edit your personal information.

Automated Spam Detection

Visitor comments and access to our contact form may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy or data security, please contact us at via the contact form on our ‘Contact Us‘ page. We are here to assist you.