This is effective from 1 April 2023.
This policy will assist you in understanding the types of information we collect about visitors to this website.
About information you provide
In selected places on our website, we may request information from you. This might include your name, email address, other contact information, and other identifying or demographic information. Such information may also be provided to us by Gumroad, in accordance to their policies such as https://gumroad.com/privacy and https://gumroad.com/terms.
We may use this information to:
- send you announcements, product updates, or other bulletins from the Website Creators, which you can choose to unsubscribe from
- send you digital or physical material that you have requested
- send you information about the creators and their work that you have requested
- send you specific communication related to your activity on this website
We will never sell or rent individual personal information without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law.
For visitors to our website who are under 18 years of age, we strongly recommend that you obtain the permission of a parent or guardian before providing us with any information.
Certain personally identifiable information may be displayed publicly on the website to other Users. For example, if you submit user content and your entry is chosen for display, it will be accompanied by your display name and optionally your location. You agree to have such information appear publicly against any content your create. For the display name, you may choose to use a pen name.
About information collected automatically
The Phantom Trail may collect technical and demographic information that does not personally identify visitors. Examples of this type of information include the computer operating system you use, your web browser, your domain name, your IP address, and the web pages on our website that you view. Such information may be collected via integrations with third party analytics platform tools.
We use this information to diagnose problems with our website and to better tailor its content and organization to visitors' needs.
The Phantom Trail may set cookies to identify your browser sessions across multiple visits to the Phantom Trail for purposes that include but are not limited to tracking your preferences for certain website features (eg comics page layout). Note that some cookies might be set by third party platforms, such as but not limited to Gumroad, integrated with this website in accordance to their respective privacy policies.
Some of the activities you perform on this website may be tracked. For example, if you submit user content and your entry is chosen for display, it will be accompanied by your display name. You agree to have such information appear publicly against any record of an activity performed by you. Please note that such activities may include implicit user actions like viewing a page.
How you can change the information you provided
If you have provided information via our website and would like it deleted from our records, or you would like to change information you have given us, please send an email message to with the details of your request.
Contacting the creators
If you feel that this website is not following its stated policies or you have any question related to this policy, you may contact us at
From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to this page to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, please check this page periodically.