privacy policy

1. The important stuff

  • We have been doing this for twenty years. We set the site up because we wanted a site like this. We use it ourselves and we’ve been keeping our data safe for nearly twenty years.
  • We only use and hold the absolute minimum level of data required to provide the service.
  • We do NOT hold any names, addresses, phone numbers or credit/debit card information on any members.
  • Any billing is done in the most discreet way and (DGW Services Ltd) is all that will appear on any statement.
  • We do NOT share any information with any third parties whatsoever.
  • We will not send you any spam email. Not only is it illegal, it’s just rude.
  • If you delete your account, all data is permanently deleted.

2. GDPR

GDPR gives gives people in the EU far more control over how their data is stored and used. We’ve updated our Privacy Policy to take into account of the new requirements of GDPR.

We have now updated our Privacy Policy to incorporate the new requirements regarding GDPR. Whilst we have always permanently deleted your data when you leave the site, you now have the ability to access our records of the information that we hold while you are an active member.

3. Data we hold (and don’t hold)

In order to provide services the minimum information that we need to use and process is:-

  • Your registered e-mail address (for your chosen account notifications).
  • Your IP address (checked against a spam register and deleted after 60 days).
  • Your date of birth.
  • Any public data that you have chosen to enter onto the site, examples of this include profile text, interests or chatroom messages.

We do NOT hold any names, addresses, phone numbers or credit card information for any of our members.

4. Deleting your data

We delete ALL of your data when you delete your account.

You are also free to review, edit, change or delete any of your public data on the site at any time by updating your profile text, adverts, and forum posts.

5. Third party companies

We are totally committed to your privacy and consequently we never passed any of your information to any third party companies, nor do we ever plan on doing so, with the exception of any legal obligation or in the event of business sale.

6. Email preferences

We require a valid e-mail address to set up your account and send you any notifications. Your e-mail address is never shared with any third party companies, and you are free to modify your notification preferences at any time under your account settings.

7. Cookies

The Site uses cookies. It is perfectly normal and helps improve the overall experience. You may obtain further information about “cookies” and how they function at How we use cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

8. Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers based in the UK in highly secure data centres. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen a password) which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site. Any transmission is at your own risk.

9. Credit and debit card processing

If you choose to upgrade by card at any time we will direct you to a payment page operated by a PCI compliant card processor. In order to process a payment it is likely that your bank will require some personal information over a secure connection to approve the transaction. This information is not taken on our site and we are not party to it in any way.

10. Data Controller

The Data Controller has the authority to resolve all issues regarding the collection, modification, correction, deletion and use of the personal information that has been collected by the Site.

11. Your Rights

If you would like to see all the data that we hold on your account as listed above, simply contact us at admin@theswingerszone.co.uk and request it from your account.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility for these.

Any changes that we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.