Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 7th April 2015.

Your privacy is important to us at Investing Sidekick.

We recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on the types of personal information we receive and collect at Investing Sidekick Ltd, and how we safeguard your information.  We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Personal Information

The types of personal information we collect depend on the product or service you (“You”) receive from us. This information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Your Name
  • Your address
  • Your e-mail address and password

This personal data is held securely on servers in the United States of America but may be exported to servers in Europe. Investing Sidekick Ltd is the data controller of your personal data. By using this website you consent to the export of your personal data outside the United States of America.

We do not collect or store payment information, including credit/debit card details or billing addresses. All payments to Investing Sidekick Ltd are handled by third party secure payment providers.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files.  The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. All of this information is not linked to anything that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site.  This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features.

We also use third party advertisements on InvestingSidekick.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security.  However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites.  This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Cookies include:

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, a third party vendor, uses the DART cookie to serve ads on InvestingSidekick.com. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting Google’s Content Network Privacy Policy.

Amazon Affiliates Cookie

Amazon Affiliates, a third party system, uses cookies to serve advertisements and links to products on Amazon.com. You may read more about Amazon Affiliates and their Operating Agreement here.

BuySellAds Cookie

BuySellAds is an ad-serving platform and network that provide direct advertising opportunities for businesses and organizations. You may read more about this cookie and their Privacy Policy on their website.


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