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Privacy Policy

Three-Lobed Burning Eye magazine (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates 3lobedmag.com (the “Site”). This page informs you (User) of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Use, accessible at 3lobedmag.com.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address, and phone number (“Personal Information”). We will collect this information only if a User submits it to us voluntarily; via the contact form, newsletter mailing list form, or product purchase via the Site.

For purchases via the Site, we do not collect credit card or bank information. All purchases are processed securely via PayPal, which may collect certain additional information to process your request. For more information on PayPal’s privacy policy, please refer to https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

Authors who submit stories to our Site via the story submission form may include Personal Information. This Personal Information is only retained via a separate Contract if a Story is accepted for publication, and this information is deleted if a Story is not accepted.

The Site does not collect information about age of its Users.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect non-personal information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, device type, your country of origin, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent (see settings or preferences in your browser). However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of or features of our Site.

The Site uses a Google Analytics script to record the above-mentioned non-personal Log Data to our Site. Google Analytics sends anonymous data such as visitor behavior and device to Google Analytics. It is able to keep track of the visitor across marketing channels and devices. It is a pixel tracker type cookie whose activity lasts within the browsing session. Learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data at  https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.

The Site uses the Shareaholic plugin to help maintain the website. You can view their privacy policy at https://www.shareaholic.com/privacy/

How We Use this Information

Three-Lobed Burning Eye may collect and use user personal and non-personal information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service — Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To improve our Site — We may use feedback you provide to improve our Site, products, and services.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature — To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

To send periodic emails — We may use the User’s email address to send User information pertaining to their order, to respond to inquiries or other requests. If the User subscribes to our mailing list, they will receive emails regarding updates, product or service information. The User may unsubscribe from receiving future emails using the instructions at the bottom of each email or by contacting us.

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell, trade, rent, or give away User personal information to other parties.

Access to Your Data

The User may choose to request access to any data held on you, request to amend your data, opt-out of the mailing list, or have your data forgotten by contacting us. Please note that we may be legally required to retain certain information for the purpose of record keeping or to complete transactions.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Links to Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit.

Three-Lobed Burning Eye has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.


Users may see advertising on our Site that links to other sites and services. We do not control the content or links that appear on these third-party sites and are not responsible for the content or practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. Ads appearing on our Site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by advertisers.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Three-Lobed Burning Eye may update this Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site, and updating the date at the bottom of this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on June 1, 2020.

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