Who we are
We are Black Metal Zine, an international community of Black Metal enthusiasts. This website is a way to share our love for Black Metal with other Black Metal fans out there.
Our website address is: https://blackmetalzine.com.
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.
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.
When 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 same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
When ordering merch from the website. The following information will be stored in our database and some in PayPal account used by this website.
- Name (also in PayPal)
- Address (also in PayPal)
- Country (also in PayPal)
- Email (also in PayPal)
- Item Purchased (also in PayPal)
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.
The data shared via the submission pages (band, album) is kept indefinitely. The only user data that will be kept for this period is the Profile Name of the submitter. This name is also shown in the output table of the database.
The data sent to use for the purchase of an item is stored indefinitely for administrative reasons. A user can request a deletion of his/her account or info via the contact form.
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.
Which plugins do we use and their privacy policies
This site uses YouTube to show video’s. YouTube will place a cookie to make sure the functionality works. Before playing a video, you’ll have to accept the terms.
What personal data do we collect and why?
When visitors or users submit a form, we capture the IP Address for spam protection. We also capture the email address, user agent and might capture other personal data included in the Form fields.
How long we retain your data
When visitors or users submit a form, we retain the data for 30 days.
Where we send your data
All collected data might be shown publicly, and we send it to our workers or contractors to perform necessary actions based on the form submission.
Third Parties (note: these are used by Forminator, not all are used by the website).
- We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam protection.
This website uses Google Analytics to track website traffic. Collected data is processed in such a way that visitors cannot be identified.