Privacy policy

This privacy policy and cookie policy describes how we treat data that we collect from the human beings (you) visiting our website https://getswirl.tv and services connected to Swirl and owned by Brilho AB (who collectively is called Swirl or we) or subscribes to receiving updates from us. By using the Swirl services you agree to the terms described in this privacy notice.

In accordance with the ethos of Brilho AB (559252-8110) with brand name Swirl we are committed to collect as LITTLE DATA as possible about you. When we do collect data we will, in a transparent way, showcase why we need to collect this specific piece of data. Swirl cares about your integrity and about protecting your data.

Swirl is silent by default, this means that we only send notifications to you if you have actively opted-in for the notifications you want to receive, if you don’t opt in for any notifications we will not send any to you. Exceptions to this are any emails sent triggered by an action on Swirl, such as when requesting to reset your password.

Storage and access of cookies on Swirl is described in the Cookie Policy.

Owner and data controller 

  • Brilho AB is the “data controller” of the information collected about you in connection with the Swirl services.

  • Brilho AB, 559252-8110, Redbergsvägen 9A 1302, 41664 Gothenburg, Sweden;

  • Owner contact email:  hey@getswirl.tv

Personal information about you collected by Swirl

We practice full transparency about the data that we collect from you when visiting Swirl. We will be transparent about when we collect personal information and exactly what we need the information for. Please note that some of the information Swirl collects is necessary for you to get access to the services. If you don’t allow us to collect or request to delete such data you might not be able to use the Swirl-services.

Information you manually give Swirl

You have the possibility to leave different types of data about yourself to Swirl, such as email and name. You will also need to leave billing information when donating to one of our creators on Swirl.

Automatically collected by Swirl

Data automatically collected by Swirl can be non personal metrics related data such as view count, time spent on stream.

Automatically collected by 3rd Party

When you visit our website we use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. 

We also use Stripe for all payments done on Swirl. Stripe places a cookie on Swirl which is used for, among other, for fraud prevention. You can find more information on how cookies are used in our Cookies Policy.

OAuth and login information

Google OAuth - When signing up with Google OAuth we only require the email scope from your Google Account. We use this scope to fetch your email address to uniquely identify you on Swirl.

Facebook OAuth - When signing up with your Facebook login we only require the email scope. We use this scope to fetch your email address to uniquely identify you on Swirl.

Request Invite Notification 

As part of the registration process for Requesting an Invite you subscribe to receive continuous updates from us, we only collect your email address. We use your email address to send information about news and updates connected to our product, new feature releases and general company and community news. We don’t share your email with any third parties and it is solely used for communication as stated above. 

We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us at hey@getswirl.tv and addressing the email to “Data Protection Officer”.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access, delete or change the personal information that we hold. You may do so on the “Account” page or by emailing your request to hey@getswirl.tv and addressing the email to “Data Protection Officer”.

Account deletion and data removal

If you want to delete your account and your personal information on Swirl please visit https://getswirl.tv/settings 

Order fulfillment information

When donating to any creator on Swirl we collect payment information from you including email, full name, card number, card expiry, card cvv and your region. This information is securely processed and stored on Stripe the fully PCI compliant payment gateway we use. This is necessary for us to be able to process your recurring donations.

Data Security

Swirl uses a variety of managerial, technical, and physical measures to protect the integrity and security of your information. These measures may vary based on the sensitivity of your information. However, no security precautions or systems can be completely secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Swirl, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

Links to Other Websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this website linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this privacy notice, and if you have questions about how a website uses your information, you’ll need to check that website’s privacy statement.

Changes to this Privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. This privacy policy was last updated on 28 January 2021. Your continued usage of our services will be seen as an acceptance to any changes of this privacy policy. Note that we will never make changes that will impair the protection and integrity of your data on the Swirl platform.