Swim Forums is a community of swimmers, both competitive and recreational, and coaches that help each other get better at the sport. Whether you swim workouts for 2 hours a day, or just swim in your friend's backyard pool, Swim Forums has something for you!
Members get the benefits of creating their own profile page and participating in a wide range of community discussions! Membership is fun, easy, and free, and registration only takes a moment of your time. Once you create an account, you can start posting right away! Create an Account »
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Upon registration, we do not collect any information except for a username, password, email address, and date of birth.
Your password and email address will remain confidential and are not released upon any circumstances. We use our in-forum emailing system so that members can email you without revealing your address. You can choose whether to show your birth date to the public through your User Control Panel options.
Any content that you post on Swim Forums (including post and profile content) is publicly accessible to anybody. You are responsible for any personal information you post, and it is highly unrecommended to post information such as your full name, address, phone number, etc.
While Private Messages are only shown to the sender and receiver, like email addresses, there is no guarantee that one party will forward the message to another person. Therefore, you should not post personal information in Private Messages either.
The administrator of Swim Forums does have full access to Private Messages and all content sent via the Private Message system. While he will not publicly post this information, it may be used if necessary as evidence against any inappropriate or illegal activity, and shown to proper authorities.
Computer Tracking and Analytics We use Google Analytics to track visitors, impressions, and the such on our website. This data is used for statistical reasons only, and is disclosed to advertisers. There is no personal information in this data, only tracking such as browser type, length of visit, referring URL, file requests, etc.
Our tracking does recognize home IP addresses, browser types, operating system types, and monitor types, but it does not collect email addresses, names, or other information that we could use to identify individual users.
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Release of Information to Government Officials
In the event that we notice that you may be doing something illegal, we reserve the right to submit your details to proper authorities and government officials. In the event that we are asked to release information by proper authorities, we will do so.