Privacy Policy

Who we are

This site is dedicated to the education and training and consulting of wildland fire fighters that operate apparatus to be the best at being a Wildland Apparatus Engineer (ENOP). Secondly, with regard to the below privacy information, I can understand any concerns and will do whatever is required by YOU in the securing of that information as best as possible, however, think of this, my real name, address and personal cell phone number are displayed on this website on the World Wide Web. I have nothing to hide from any person that wishes to learn about how move water to meet tactical fire operation need.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments 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 to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. Let us look at this in context, if you are on instagram, facebook, twitter and the like, then this website is NOTHING in comparison with private data, we don’t: ask, share, or sell anything that you post or provide. PERIOD!

Contact forms

We may at some point setup a contact form, any information entered on “Contact Forms” is then sent via email and is NOT STORED in the server or any electronic database. We may however, save this email for up to 30 days, after which, the email will be deleted.


If you leave a comment on our site 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 year.

If you visit our login page, 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, 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.

Who we share your data with

Plainly put, we don’t share a damn thing with anybody. PERIOD!

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely, unless you come back and delete that comment, post etc. at a later date.

For users that register on our website to be members, we also store the personal information you provide in the 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(As of this date, there is only one Admin, the site owner – Joseph Moylan).

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, if such data even exists. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you if such is something that you cannot delete yourself. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. What you post belongs to YOU.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Outside of this, we don’t send your information anyplace “knowingly”. The only possible alternative to this, may be the shopping cart section. This uses PayPal when you make purchases and they have their own criteria for those transactions that are beyond our control.

What third parties we receive data from.

As of date we do not receive data from any third parties. Again, nor do we share with any third party.