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Privacy Policy

3chan.co Privacy Policy (Last Updated 05/31/2019)

3chan.co is dedicated to respecting our user's privacy, this page explains what data we store, why it's stored and what data is deleted.

We will only share the private user data if requested via a legally executed warrant.

3chan.co utilizes external services like Cloudflare and YouTube.

Cloudflare's privacy policy: https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/.

Youtube's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Unfortunately we cannot stop online services like YouTube from collecting your information but you can block them.

Data we collect

  • Apache2 HTTP request logs
  • IP (Internet Protocol) addresses
  • All information that makes up the active posts on our boards
  • Moderation logs
  • Both active and inactive bans & warnings

Data that we delete

  • Apache2 logs are wiped weekly
  • Old ban appeals


When a post is made to 3chan.co, the user's IP (Internet Protocol) address is stored in the database, along with the parameters of their post (subject, option, name and comment). If applicable the images they uploaded are stored on the disk.

This data is stored until one of the following happens:

  • The post falls off the last page due to new posts being made
  • The post or image is deleted by the user who made it
  • The post or image is deleted by one of our janitors, moderators, managers or the admin