Website Privacy Policy

Who we are

Pride in Sheffield is the LGBTQ+ organisation in Sheffield dedicated to delivering Pride
and events throughout the year. We are a not-for-profit organisation.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in
the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user
agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided
to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is
available here:

After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public
in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If you complete one of the contact forms on our site,
your data will be held securely until you request it’s deletion.
This can be done at any time by emailing
If your details have changed since you completed the contact form,
you may also update your details by emailing the same address.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to
saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are
for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in
your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).
Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as
if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional
third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content,
including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an
account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We will not share your data with any third parties outside of Pride in Sheffield.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically
instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the
personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.
This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative,
legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We may want to keep in touch with you from time to time,
if you have provided us with your contact details It is your
responsibility to ensure your contact details are up to date.
If you no longer want us to keep in touch with you or want details you
have provided to us deleting, simply email and we will securely delete your details.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Any data about you, you provide will be kept securely and by
default only the Secretary, Co-Chairs,Treasurer and Media & Marketing officers will
have access to the information store.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Any time your data is accessed a log is kept of that access, any unauthorised
access will be reported immediately to the appropriate statutory body.