Our Privacy Policy 

Here at Sidekick Public Relations Limited we take your privacy seriously and we will only use the data we gather to provide the products, communications or services you have opted in to receive from us. 

Who we are

Sidekick Public Relations Limited is a PR agency registered in England and Wales. Our registered company number is 10078859 and our registered business address is Unit 8 Neepsend Business Centre, 1 Burton Road, Sheffield S3 8BW.

How we use your data

When you contact us at your own discretion, using our online form, telephone number or email addresses, we will store the information you provide us with, including your name, company, job title, telephone number and email address. This information will be stored securely on our Microsoft Office 365 email servers and Microsoft Sharepoint and used only by our internal team - never third parties - to reply to your message.

Please note, users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely and every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form-to-email submission process, but we advise users using such form-to-email processes that they do so at their own risk.

If you opt in to receive our marketing communications, your data will be stored on our marketing database which is also hosted securely on Microsoft Sharepoint. We will use it to send you regular e-marketing collateral such as newsletters and company updates. You are free to unsubscribe from these communications at any point.

Please note, we will never share your data with a third party. 

Information from Third Parties

We may occasionally receive information about you from our clients. For example, if we are commissioned to send out an e-newsletter to a clients' database on their behalf.

We will always ensure that our clients are providing us with data that has been compiled using publicly available data, that you have opted-in to receiving their communications and that you are aware that your data has been shared with us. 

This data, supplied to us by our clients, will be stored securely on our Microsoft Sharepoint system and used only for the purpose requested. Once it is no longer required for that marketing or PR purpose, it will be deleted. It will never be shared with another third party. 

Contract purposes

When you enter into a contract with us, in order to perform this contract we need to process and store your data. For example we may need to contact you by email or telephone or, with your prior consent, share your name and number with a journalist.

We will always ask for your explicit consent before using your personal information in that specific situation.

Use of Cookies and tracking software

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] 

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Security of your personal information

We will put in place appropriate safeguards (both in terms of our procedures and the technology we use) to keep your personal information as secure as possible.

We will not transfer, process or store your data anywhere  without your explicit consent.

Your rights to your personal information

You have a right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in this data corrected. Please use the contact details at the end of this policy if you would like to exercise this right.

Contact details and further information

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about any aspect of this privacy policy, and in particular if you would like to object to any processing of your personal information that we carry out for our legitimate organisational interests:

Sidekick Public Relations Limited
e: info@sidekickpr.com
t: 0333 344 9993