Like most website operators, Dental Health Associates collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.Dental Health Associates’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Dental Health Associates’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Dental Health Associates may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Dental Health Associates also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. Dental Health Associates only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Dental Health Associates’ website choose to interact with Dental Health Associates in ways that require Dental Health Associates to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Dental Health Associates gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Dental Health Associates collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Dental Health Associates. Dental Health Associates does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Dental Health Associates may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Dental Health Associates may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Dental Health Associates does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Dental Health Associates discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Dental Health Associates’ behalf or to provide services available at Dental Health Associates’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Dental Health Associates’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Dental Health Associates will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Dental Health Associates discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Dental Health Associates believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Dental Health Associates, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Dental Health Associates website and have supplied your email address, Dental Health Associates may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Dental Health Associates and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Dental Health Associates takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Dental Health Associates, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Dental Health Associates goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Dental Health Associates may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.