Who we are

The Emergency Coven (website address: https://www.emergencycoven.com) is a webcomic site which belongs to freelance illustrator Llyrel (also referred to as “the Owner”).

Contact: info@emergencycoven.com


When visitors (also referred to as “the User”) 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Alternatively, visitors can use content commenting services to leave a comment. Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of this website.
If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.
If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.

Disqus (Disqus)

Disqus is a hosted discussion board solution provided by Disqus that enables this Application to add a commenting feature to any content.

Personal Data processed: Data communicated while using the service; Tracker; Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt out.


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.

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.

Comments can also be posted using Disqus. Their cookie policy can be found here: https://disqus.com/cookie-policy/. Here you can find out how Disqus uses cookies: https://help.disqus.com/en/articles/1717155-use-of-cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site includes 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. Here is a list of embedded content from other websites:

  • ComicAd: a network for mutual indipendent comic and art promotion. You can check the site’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy here.
  • Disqus: a blog comment hosting service which uses cookies of its own and third-party ads. You can check the service’s Terms and Policies here.
  • Patreon: a platform where followers can support a creator. Clicking on the “Become a Patron” button will bring you to the Owner’s profile page on Patreon. You can find Patreon’s Privacy Policy here.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset for your account on our website, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. 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.

For info about your Disqus data and the rights you have over them, please check their Privacy Policy instead: https://help.disqus.com/en/articles/1717103-disqus-privacy-policy.

For info about your Patreon data, please check their Privacy Policy: https://privacy.patreon.com/policies?name=patreon-privacy-policy#compliance-with-eu-privacy-laws-and-privacy-shield.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this site or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, the Owner may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this website and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

Last updated: June 21, 2021.