family home swaps: Privacy Policy

Last Updated July 2020


The following Privacy Policy governs the online information and data collection practices of Specifically, it outlines the types of information that 'family home swaps' gather about you while you are using the website (the “Site”), and the ways in which 'family home swaps' use this information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using the Site, you agree that your use of 'family home swaps' and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy. Because the Web is a growing and evolving space, 'family home swaps' may need to change the Privacy Policy at some point in the future, in which case 'family home swaps' will post the changes to this Privacy Policy on this website and update the Effective Date of the policy to reflect the date of the changes. 'family home swaps' will endeavour to notify with 30 days notice of any changes made and the effective date. By continuing to use the Site after 'family home swaps' post any such changes, you accept the Privacy Policy as modified.

'family home swaps' will never sell, barter, or rent your email address to any unauthorised third party.

How family home swaps collect and use information

This Site only contacts individuals who specifically request that 'family home swaps' do so or in the event that they have signed up to receive 'family home swaps' email communications. Generally, this information includes name and e-mail address for registration to receive our updates when we share new updates. All of this information is provided by you. In the future, our email communications may include other information, and 'family home swaps' reserve the right to update this policy to reflect this.

'family home swaps' also collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you navigate online through the Site. For example, 'family home swaps' may collect information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, which allows 'family home swaps', among other things, to improve the delivery of 'family home swaps' web pages to you and to measure traffic on the Site. 'family home swaps' also may use a standard feature found in browser software called a “cookie” to enhance your experience with the Site. Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. By showing how and when visitors use the Site, cookies help 'family home swaps' deliver advertisements, identify how many unique users visit the 'family home swaps' site, and track user trends and patterns. They also prevent you from having to re-enter your preferences on certain areas of the Site where you may have entered preference information before. The Site also may use web beacons (single-pixel graphic files also known as “transparent GIFs”) to access cookies and to count users who visit the Site or open HTML-formatted email messages.

You may request to have your details removed from the 'family home swaps' website at any time by emailing me at

To ensure the security and safety of this site, 'family home swaps' may create regular backups of all information on this site, which are held on the 'family home swaps' database and server of the site. Each backup file will be deleted in full when the next one is created.

The Site may include links to websites 'family home swaps' recommend or work with on a collaborative basis, and provide access to products and services offered by third parties, whose privacy policies 'family home swaps' do not control. Some of the links 'family home swaps' provide may be “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item connected to that link, 'family home swaps' will receive an affiliate commission at no cost you. When you access another website or purchase third-party products or services through the site, use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting, or the provider of such products or services.

Be aware that 'family home swaps' may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of the site or the public.

Please also note that as the 'family home swaps' business grows, 'family home swaps' may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that 'family home swaps' sells some or all of the assets, or the 'family home swaps' website is acquired by another company, information about 'family home swaps' users may be among the transferred assets.

Affiliate links and non-disclosure

Some links on this site may be affiliate links. These are links to products or services that 'family home swaps' highly recommend and are an affiliate for. Should you click on one of these links and decide to purchase the service(s) or product(s), 'family home swaps' will receive a small commission of the sale at no extra cost to you.

Links to third-party web sites or services are not owned or controlled by 'family home swaps'

'family home swaps' have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that this website and its owner shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.


All the information on this site is exclusively owned by 'family home swaps', and may not be copied, reproduced, distributed or shared in a way which suggests it belongs to anyone other than 'family home swaps'. Quotes may be extracted from content on this site in the event that explicit permission is sought from 'family home swaps', and adequate credit is displayed.

How does 'family home swaps' store your information as a registered user?

Your information is stored on the site’s email management database. Your information can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists in order to deliver e-mail to those who would like to receive this Site’s newsletters and updates. 'family home swaps' take steps to ensure that all users are GDPR knowledgeable and compliant in their practices.

All emails that are sent to you by this Site include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from our newsletters or mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in every communication that 'family home swaps' send you.


Although it is highly unlikely, this policy may be changed at any time at our discretion. If 'family home swaps' should update this policy, 'family home swaps' will post the updates to this page on our Website.

In the event of a security breach on this website, 'family home swaps' will notify the ICO within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, and 'family home swaps' will notify yourself as soon as 'family home swaps' can reasonably and safely do so, ensuring there is no further compromise of data.

In the event of a security breach of our databases, including any backups of the site, 'family home swaps' will notify the ICO within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, and 'family home swaps' will notify yourself as soon as 'family home swaps' can reasonably and safely do so, ensuring there is no further compromise of data.

In the event of a security breach on any third party server which 'family home swaps' uses to store your information 'family home swaps' will notify you as soon as 'family home swaps' can reasonably do so and 'family home swaps' have been notified by the third party. 'family home swaps' will also notify the ICO within 72 hours of being made aware of any breach.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy please feel free to email me at