Privacy Policy

At Beyond the White Coat, the privacy of our community is a priority.
This privacy policy describes the types of personal data collected and how it is used in relation to the Beyond the White Coat website.

“We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement refers to “Beyond the White Coat”.

“You” or the “User” means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Data Usage

We use the personal information provided by you to:

  • Provide Beyond the White Coat services to you;
  • Respond to your requests, inquiries, comments or concerns;
  • Identify and analyse usage trends and determine the effectiveness of content and/or promotional campaigns;
  • Provide your with updates, special offers and notify you of changes in our newsletter.

We aim to use minimal personal information from our audience and so this is reflected in our practices. We reserve the right to amend how we use your personal information to enhance this platform in the future, and this Privacy policy would be updated to reflect this for transparency.


For reference:

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

The Types of Personal Data you provide

The types of personal data this website captures, by itself or through third parties, will depend on what you are doing on the website. Among the types of Personal Data that may be collected are: usage data & tracking technologies, cookies, name and email address. This data may be freely provided by the User or in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this website. Users are responsible for any Third-Party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this website.

Examples may include:

  • Name (Full name, Preferred Name, Username) e.g when you register for our newsletter or leave a comment on a blog post
  • Email Address  e.g when you register for our newsletter
  • User Content that you post to this Service e.g in the comments section of blog posts
  • Usage Data
  • Social Media Platform information e.g by using the social media tools on the website or embedded social media content
  • Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We will use your data for some or all of the reasons set out in this privacy statement.

For reference:


Small pieces of data stored in the User’s device. More information about this can be found on the Cookie Declaration.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this website (or third party services used in this website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Website) and the details about the path followed within the Website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.


Retention of Your Personal Data

We will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.


Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Newsletter or Mailing List

By registering on the the mailing list or newsletter, Your email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive updates about Our content on this website and Our content on social media platforms (including but not limited to: youtube, tiktok, instagram, facebook, twitter) and information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this brand.

The User is required to opt-in to this process by signing up via a subscribe form on this website. Please read the relevant policies and terms and conditions before signing up. Users can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using a link within the email.

Direct Mailing Policy

When You send us a direct email, we use Your email address to thank you for your feedback and/or to reply to your question. We will store your communication and our reply for any future correspondence. Beyond this initial reply, we will not use your email address to send any unsolicited messages nor will we share or sell it to anyone else to us.


Content Commenting

Content Commenting allows Users to make and publish comments on the contents of this Website, for example on blog posts. Comments are moderated and may be removed from the Website at any time without warning or communication with the user posting the content. The content commenting service is provided by a Third-Party Service called ” Disqus”.

Disqus: Content Commenting Service provided by Big Heads Lavs Inc. 

  • Users have the option to leave comments as a ‘Guest’ requiring their name and email address
  • Users have the option to leave comments whilst logged into their personal Disqus account
  • Personal Data collected by Third Party Service: cookies, usage data, email addresses and name/username
  • By using this service on our website, Users are agreeing to the use of your data by Disqus in accordance to the Disqus Privacy Policy. The privacy policy can be found here.


Analytical & Tracking Tools

Analytical and Tracking Tools enable us to monitor and analyse web traffic and user behavior. This may be used to identify trends on Our website (and other social media platforms) and monitor promotional campaigns but it not limited to this use. We also use cookies for this function; more can be found on Our Cookie Declaration.

Third-Party services in the form of Stats and Google Analytics are used to perform these functions. Stats provided by Automattic Inc.

  • Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
  • Place of processing: United States
  • Please see the Privacy Policy

Google Analytics provided by Google Inc.

  • We use Google Analytics for aggregated, anonymized website traffic analysis. In order to track your session usage, Google drops a cookie (_ga) with a randomly-generated ClientID in your browser. This ID is anonymized and contains no identifiable information like email, phone number, name, etc.  We use GA to recieve your IP address and track aggregated website behavior, such as what pages you looked at, for how long, and so on. This information is important to us for improving the user experience and determining site effectiveness. Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, 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.
  • IP address data is anonymous by removing the last octet – click here for more information.
  • Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
  • Place of processing: United States
  • Please see the Third-Party’s Privacy Policy
  • The user can chose to opt-out of this service directly at: Opt Out


Sharing your Data

Your data may be shared in the following circumstances, dependent on the User’s actions and interactions with this website:

On Public Areas of this platform

When You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Service (for example, Disqus, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) the Third-Party Service may share Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity dependent on your privacy settings and the policy of the Third-Party Service you used. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.

We take no responsibility for the personal data that user’s submit in this manner either in the comment section or using Third-Party Services.

Embedded Content

This website may use embedded content from other platforms and/or websites and/or organisation; such as but not limited to, YouTube, Sound-cloud or Instagram. Embedded content is governed by the privacy statements of such other Website/Organisation/Business. If You interact with this content, other users or register through a Third-Party Service, the Third-Party Service may share your details dependent on the the Third-Party’s privacy policy and/or your account settings.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of other Websites and/or Services to understand their practices prior to using them.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a Third-Party link, You will be directed to that Third-Party’s site.

We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any Third-Party sites or services.

Sharing on Social Media

This website uses social media buttons to allow easy sharing of our content to the social media platforms such as (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We advice our users to be familiar with the Privacy policies of each of these platforms prior to using these functions.

  • This website uses a Facebook social plug-in which is recognizable by the Facebook logo. The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers once it has been activated and allows you to like or share content on your personal facebook page. This requires a click on the appropriate button. We have no influence whatsoever on what kind and to what extent your data is transmitted to Facebook Inc. A statement by the social media company on this topic can be found via the following link.
  • This website uses a Twitter social plug-in which is recognizable by the Twitter logo. This plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Twitter servers once activated, and allows you to like or share content on your personal twitter account. This requires a click on the appropriate button. We have no influence whatsoever on what kind and to what extent your data is transmitted to Twitter.
  • This website uses a Pinterest social plug-in which is recognizable by the Pinterest logo. This plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Pinterest servers once activated, and allows you to like or share content on your personal pinterest account. This requires a click on the appropriate button. We have no influence whatsoever on what kind and to what extent your data is transmitted to Pinterest.


We may share Your Data in the following circumstances:

With Our Service Providers

We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to show advertisements to You to help support and maintain Our Service, to advertise on third party websites to You after You visited our Service, to contact You.

For Business Transfers

In the future, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses, and in such transactions, we may include your information in transferred assets.

Child Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years.

If you are under 13, please do not provide any information on this Website.

Internal Security Procedures

Your encrypted information is protected using Secure Socket Layers (SSL) as it passes from your browser to our website.

However, no method of transmission is 100% secure , therefore we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Privacy Concerns

Your privacy is priority to us. We have include ways for you, as the user, to op-out of sharing your data in the ways described above.

If you have any unresolved privacy questions, please contact us directly.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy as necessary to reflect changes we make in the future. We advice users to check this privacy policy on a regular basis as the user is responsible for checking this policy.

This privacy policy was last updated on 26/06/2020