Policy Documents

Swimming Policy

British Swimming has developed a range of policies to help achieve its objectives. To view the policies click 'Read more'.


Privacy Policy

Our policy outlines how we will treat the personal information that you provide to us either when using our Site or in the circumstances when we collect data from you. 


Cookie Policy

A cookie is a piece of information that is held on the hard drive of your computer which records how you have used a website.


Athlete and Staff Code of Conduct

British Swimming has developed the Athlete Code of Conduct policy to guide athletes and staff when representing their country.


British Swimming Endorsement Criteria

The Endorsement criteria provides clubs with the guidance required and steps to follow when employing migrant workers.


Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work Policy

This policy outlines British Swimming’s commitment to providing equal opportunities in employment, and to avoiding unlawful discrimination. This policy is intended to assist the organisation to put this commitment into practice. Compliance with this policy should also ensure that employees do not commit unlawful acts of discrimination.

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Safeguarding Adults at Risk Policy

British Swimming is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment to safeguard any Adults at Risk involved in our sport and has developed the following policy.


Whistleblowing Policy

British Swimming Whistleblowing Policy outlines the process by which any individua involved at any level of the sport of Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Diving, Para–Swimming, Water Polo, Artistic Swimming and High Diving (together “the Sports”) can raise genuine concerns about wrongdoing or illegal or unethical conduct or about suspected wrongdoing or illegal or unethical conduct with British Swimming for review/investigation without fear of reprisals, even if they turn out to be mistaken unless the concerns raised are not genuine, portrayed as untrue or are raised maliciously.


Organisational Complaints Policy

British Swimming is committed to providing the highest quality service. However, we do recognise that there may be occasions where we fall short of expectations and individuals may not be satisfied. The purpose of this Complaints Policy is to contribute to the effective and efficient operation of British Swimming by providing a means of receiving and addressing complaints from individuals who are dissatisfied with British Swimming. This Policy explains the process of how to make a complaint and what you can expect from us if you do.


Memorandum and Articles of Association

British Swimming's memorandum and articles of association are in place to outline and detail the written guidance on how the company is run and governed.