swinger-nation.ie (the "Site") is owned by Smoochy Brands Limited.

SMOOCHY BRANDS LIMITED
SUITE 1C
BLOCK B
WESTON CHAMBERS
WESTON ROAD
SOUTHEND ON SEA
ESSEX
SS1 1AT
UNITED KINGDOM

Welcome to the Swinger Nation community! At Swinger Nation, we value your privacy and trust, so we’re providing you with the information in this Privacy Policy about how we handle your data, who we share it with and your rights around the data.


By registering, using or subscribing to the Services, you confirm that you have read and consent to:

If you have any questions relating to the content of this Policy please contact us using the contact information set out below.

CAREFULLY READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT.


This site expressly and strictly limits its membership to adults. All persons under the age of 18 are strictly prohibited from accessing or viewing the contents of this Site.

Email - Update/Delete/Unsubscribe

If you wish to remove yourself from our email lists then you can simply click the unsubscribe link from one of our emails, edit the settings in your profile under ‘My Account>Edit Profile’ or send an email (from the address you have registered with us) to admin@swinger-nation.co.uk; or writing to us at SMOOCHY BRANDS LIMITED, Suite 1C, Block B, Weston Chambers, Weston Road, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS1 1AT United Kingdom; or calling us at +44 121 288 7427.

We may collect and process the following data:

Information that you provide to us via the Site which includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

Details of your visits to our site (including, but not limited to traffic data, location data, chatroom postings and other communication data), whether this is information required for our own billing purposes, provided by our Moderators and Chatroom Ops or otherwise.

The Site uses cookies.

What do we do with the information?

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

Disclosure of your information


Our Services allow you to share information about yourself with other individuals and other companies, including other users and potential users of the Services or other products or services offered by Swinger Nation. Consider your own privacy and personal safety when sharing your information with anyone, including information you share through your profile, as profiles include basic information that was provided at registration, information provided through a Social Networking Site, and may include other information added by you or your friends (for example, your religion, ethnicity and physical characteristics), as well as information about your use of the Service (for example, whether you were recently logged in to Swinger Nation).

Information on your profile is viewable by other users or visitors to our Services, and may also be viewable through public search or on third-party sites that you use. We do not control who reads the information you share or what others may do with this information, so we encourage you to use discretion and caution with respect to your personal data. Also, when sharing information about others, please consider their safety and privacy and get their consent for that sharing.

We may share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes in the table above.

We require third parties to respect the security and privacy of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. The majority of the third parties we share your personal data with are service providers that are permitted to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions only. Some third parties will process your personal data for their own purposes as data controllers; please refer to their privacy policy which applies to their processing of your personal data. We are not responsible for those third parties.

We may/would only have the discretion to disclose your personal information to third parties.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of Smoochy Brands Ltd, our subscribers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations including the police and governmental authorities for the purposes of fraud protection or any other kind of illegal activity whether or not identified in the acceptable use policy.

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or asset.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. 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.

Other information

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.

THE DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW IT IS COLLECTED

Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:

We also collect, use and share aggregated and/or anonymous data (“Aggregated Data”) for any purpose. Examples include aggregated statistical or demographic data or data provided in hashed, non-human readable form. For example, we may aggregate your usage data on how you use the Services (“Usage Data”) to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but does not directly or indirectly identify you and therefore does not amount to personal data.

IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA

Where you do not provide the personal data detailed in this Policy, we may not be able to provide you with the Services.

PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We have set out in the table below a description of the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so.

Please Contact us if you need details about the specific legal basis we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one legal basis has been set out in the table below.


Purpose/Activity Type of data Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest
To register you as a new member
  • Profile Data, such as name, age, sexual orientation, marital status, number of children, and location
  • Contact Data such as email address, phone number, or social media user account, as limited by your privacy settings
  • Data from Social Networking Sites (If you use Facebook or Google to log-in to the Swinger Nation Services), including any interests or other data imported from your Social Networking Sites
  • Technical Data, such as device ID or IP Address, including timestamps
  • Performance of a contract with you
  • With your consent in the case of sensitive personal data.
To provide the Swinger Nation Services to you, including:

  • Maintaining a profile, answering questions, and providing information about yourself;
  • Analysing your personal data to match you with other users;
  • Allowing you to communicate with other users of Swinger Nation to make a match;
  • Enabling you to purchase subscriptions and premium add-ons to enhance your opportunities to make a match with other Swinger Nation users.
  • Profile Data, such as name, age, sexual orientation, race, marital status, number of children, and location
  • Contact Data such as email address, phone number, or social media user account
  • ) Data from Social Networking Sites (If you use Facebook or Google to log-in to the Swinger Nation Services), including any interests or other data imported from your Social Networking Sites
  • Transaction Data, including, if applicable depending on your payment mechanism, your credit card, expiration date, name, address, transaction ID, timestamps, email address, bank account, and routing number
  • Communications Data, including the content of messages, the name and ID of the recipients of the communications, the timestamp, IP address and/or Device ID of the parties to the messages
  • Photos, including various analytics and scoring results
  • Usage Data
  • Analytics and other scores used to make matches with other Swinger Nation users
  • Technical Data
  • Performance of a contract with you
  • With your consent (with regard to your Sensitive Personal Data)
To manage our relationship with you which will include:

  • Notifying you about changes to our terms or privacy policy
  • Communicating with you
  • Profile Data
  • Transaction Data
  • Contact Data
  • Communications Data
  • Photos
  • Usage Data
  • Performance of a contract with you
  • Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To enable you to partake in a prize draw, competition or complete a survey
  • Profile Data
  • Contact Data
  • Usage Data
  • Any information, content, or submissions required as set forth in the contest rules when published
  • Performance of a contract with you
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)
To administer and protect our business, the Swinger Nation Services, this website and your personal data (including security, fraud, troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)
  • Profile Data
  • Contact Data
  • Technical Data
  • Usage Data
  • Communications Data
  • Third Party Data provided to us by trusted partners, including proprietary scores, red flags, demographic information, usage data, and other information used to determine whether a Swinger Nation account is being used improperly, accessed by an unauthorized third party, or represents a security or fraud risk to the Swinger Nation community
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, cybersecurity, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise)
  • Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you
  • Device ID
  • IP Address
  • Location (at country, state, city, or postal code level)
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Technical Data such as OS version, hardware type, software type.
  • Cookies, pixels, or advertising tags
  • Usage Data
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
  • With your consent for targeted advertising and profiling to serve more accurate advertising content to you.
To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences
  • Profile Data
  • Usage Data
  • Technical Data
  • Communications Data
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To respond to requests from law enforcement
  • Profile Data
  • Transaction Data
  • Usage Data
  • Communications Data
  • Location Data (at country, state, city, or postal code level)
  • Technical Data
  • Any other information we are compelled to provide by law
Necessary to comply with our legal obligations

MARKETING

Where you have interacted with us, we will send you marketing communications from time to time. Such marketing communications are usually sent by email or text (SMS). If you do not want to receive such marketing communications, you have the opportunity to inform us by selecting certain boxes when we collect your personal data.

We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. You may choose to opt out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time by contacting us here. You may also select the “unsubscribe” link in the communication we send to you.

When you receive communications from Swinger Nation, including marketing communications, we may share your personal data with third party companies who help us conduct marketing activities. For example, we may use a third party to help us send email messages to you and help us understand how you have interacted with that email.

CHANGE OF PURPOSE

We will generally only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it.

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

DATA RETENTION

HOW LONG WILL YOU USE MY PERSONAL DATA FOR?

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected and/or processed it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

We also retain backups of the Swinger Nation, including your personal data, on a rolling basis according to our internal data retention, disaster recovery, and business continuity policies. Our backups are stored off-site in the United Kingdom and in secure facilities in order to help ensure the protection of your personal data and the Services.

EXCEPTIONS

We retain blacklists of fraudulent activity or security threats indefinitely in order to protect the security of the Swinger Nation and your personal data. We share these blacklists with third party service providers in order to continue to improve the security of our Services and your personal data.

In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research, statistical or other purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

MISCELLANEOUS

This Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal data relating to users of the Service.

We reserve the right to modify this Policy from time to time. If we make changes to this Policy, we will change the “Last Revision” date below and will post the updated Policy on this page. We may also provide other methods of notice or request your consent depending on the circumstances.

The language of this Policy is English. Where Swinger Nation has provided a translation of the English version of this Policy, you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language version of this Policy will govern your relationship with Swinger Nation. If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of this Policy says and what a translation says, then the English language version will take precedence.

This Policy was last revised on May 21, 2018. For users who registered for the Services prior to May 21, 2018, this Policy will be effective on May 25, 2018.