Privacy statement

Personal privacy is a very hot issue on the internet, and at, we take it very seriously. As an international site, we have to be extra careful and we comply with all relevant data protection laws in the UK and in Spain

Information we collect.
Information gathered on registration. When you register with OtherCountries, you must provide your email address. You may also provide your name and the region in which you live, but this is optional. If you want to advertise on our site, you will have to provide your name and full business address. This is to allow us to check the validity of any advert placed on our site.

When you first log in, you will be given the option of downloading a "cookie". This is simply a small file that will let us know who you are when you return to the site so that you will not have to log in again.

Sharing of information.
We will not supply your personal data to any third party for commercial exploitation. We will only use your data for our own research purposes. Email addresses of users who choose to use the "contacts" service will not be given to anyone. However, if you reply to an ad in the contacts section, your email address will be sent to the advertiser. Any mail sent via the Contacts service will be vetted for commercial or pornographic content. All mails found to contain such content will be blocked.

Security of information.
Your information will be heldsafely and securely on our servers. To protect against unauthorised access, you should not give out your password and if you use a shared computer, you should not select the "cookie" option at login.

Links to third party sites.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any site we may link to.

Data Protection Act.
As we do not pass on any personal information to third parties, we are not required to register with the Data Protection Commissioner. For further information visit

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Site last updated July 2017.
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