Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Beyond Your Office is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, subscribers to our newsletters and those providing contact information to us in any format.

We are opposed to unauthorized commercial email delivery, otherwise known as spam. From time-to-time Beyond Your Office may offer new information or services that may affect this policy. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the following information or to inform about spam abuse, please contact us at

Our website address is:

What Information Do We Collect?

Beyond Your Office only collects user-provided information. This information is provided when website visitors complete one of our online forms (Opt-in, Contact Forms) or provides comments on a Beyond Your Office Blog Post.

When visitors leave comments on the website, 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.

How Does Beyond Your Office Use My Information?

Personal information collected by Beyond Your Office is used primarily for the purpose in which it is collected (i.e., to facilitate the distribution of a newsletter, document, or inquiry) or for one of the following reasons.

  • Obtain feedback on our services, our website, industry trends or other aspects of our business
  • Sending new information or services that may be of interest
  • Sending promotional material

We will only send emails to those that have explicitly requested to receive an email from us. Examples may include:

  • Opt-in subscribers to the Beyond Your Office Newsletter
  • Users that complete our contact form
  • All communication will be related and relevant to what you have requested

Beyond Your Office uses a third-party service (MailChimp) to collect and distribute our emails / newsletters.

How Can I Opt Out?

If you have opted in to received communication from Beyond Your Office and later decide to opt-out, you can make this change at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe URL embedded in our newsletter or by emailing


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our website, 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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to better understand your use of our Website. Google Analytics collects information on user behaviour on our website, which includes how many times a user visits our website, what pages they visit, and where they were referred from. Advertising identifiers for mobile devices (such as Android and iOS Advertising Identifiers) are also collected. Google uses this data to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

To learn more about how Google uses data when you visit websites using Google Analytics, visit

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

Beyond Your Office does not share, rent or sell any information with third parties.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or 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 Your Data Is Sent

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

How Do I Contact Beyond Your Office?

Email: or