Privacy Policy

About this website, Cookie and Privacy Policy.

The website is owned by The Railway Men.  The website is and maybe referred to as The Railway Men, or TRWM.  We can be contacted via emailing

 About cookies

We are using cookies to enhance your experience. By using this site, you are agreeing to this.

Cookies are small text files that webservers give to browsers to store on user’s machines.

They are necessary as they enable the website to recognise requests as coming from the same browser and they can be essential for the operation of an application, but they can also be used to track user behaviour.

You can block or restrict the use of cookies through your browser settings. For more information on cookies, their use and blocking them you may want to visit

Privacy statement

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for henceforward referred to as TRWM. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site.

It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  • Information collection, use, and sharing.

The Railway Men are the sole owner of the information collected on this site, which is intended for recreational purposes only. We only have access to or collect information that you voluntarily give us via use of the site, email or other direct contact from you.

Additionally, IP addresses will be logged, and records kept. This is primarily to prevent users logging on in multiple identities. We will not sell or rent the personal information collected on the website to anyone. The site administrators and moderators will have access to your personal information so that they may administer and moderate the message board.

Personal information you offer voluntarily via the use of the site may be published on the website and thus be available for public consumption. The information likely to be used for public consumption is your username and any details you make public in your profile and of course the material that you post. The owners, administrators and moderators do not and cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of any material posted on the website.

The liability for any statements, opinions and claims expressed on the TRWM website must lie with the author of the post. This applies to all members including owners, administrators and moderators when posting as private individuals. By logging in to the TRWM site you acknowledge and agree to this disclaimer.

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about services or changes to this privacy policy.

If all the assets that TRWM uses to operate the website (or substantially all of them) are acquired by a third party, we may transfer personal data we then hold to that party.


To use certain features of this website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as their email address). This information is used to contact you by site staff.


We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Disclosure for legal reasons

You acknowledge and agree that TRWM may disclose personal information we store about you if required to do so by law or in the good faith believe that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these terms of service; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the TRWM website, our members and the public.


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Cookie policy

Like most websites, (TRWM) uses cookies.

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser. They’re used for many things, such as remembering whether you’ve visited the site before, so that you remain logged in – or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but don’t include personal information about you (they don’t store your name, for instance).

This policy explains how cookies are used on the TRWM website in general – and, below, how you can control the cookies that may be used on this site (not all of them are used on every site).

In this Cookie Policy, when we refer to TRWM, we mean any website or mobile application operated by or on behalf of regardless of how you access it. This Cookie Policy forms part of and is incorporated into our website Terms and Conditions.

By accessing the Website, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access the website on any device.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. We reserve the right to vary this cookie policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

We may collect information automatically when you visit the Website, using cookies.

The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.

You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the Website will be as good as if you do allow cookies.

The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

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Types of cookie that may be used during your visit to this website:

Personalisation cookies

These cookies are used to recognise repeat visitors to the Website and in conjunction with other information we hold to attempt to record specific browsing information (that is, about the way you arrive at the Website, pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the Website).

Analytics cookies

These monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.

Third-party service cookies

Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.

General Information

Legal The user should be aware The Railway Men will comply with lawful requests by relevant public authorities under the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales.

Contextual notice In addition to this privacy poilicy the website will provide prompt contextual notice of Personal Data use where consent is required.

Server Logs To maintain security compliance and for the benefit of law enforcement the system and the systems of 3rd party payment providers will make logs containing the users IP address.

Your rights Users are able to make the following requests to the administrator:

  • Request a copy of all personal data stored concerning the user
  • Request that incorrect data is corrected
  • Request that their data be provided in portable digital format (e.g. csv)
  • Request that personal data is deleted or blocked

All requests should be made to the administrator via our contact page.

Changes to this policy Changes to this policy can be made at any time, the most recent date this policy has been modified is listed at the bottom of this page.

Latest update: 3rd June 2018.