Fight Gum Disease

FightGumDisease.com Privacy Policy

Welcome to FightGumDisease.com - the website for education and awareness of gum disease by the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry.

Your privacy is important to us at The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. This Privacy Policy was written to help you understand how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle information on our website. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy, as well as our Terms of Use.

What information do we collect and when?

We collect information from you, including personal information, in several different ways on this web site. Our goal is to provide you with a convenient, useful, and personalized experience. To achieve our goal we may use your personal information to help make our web site easier for you to use, by not having to enter information more than once; help you quickly find information, products, and services; help us create content that is most relevant to you; and alert you to new information, products, and services that we offer.

When requesting information from us, such as a survey or form, you may be asked to enter your personal information such as name, email address, business information or other personal information.

As is true of most web sites, our site server also automatically recognizes the Internet Protocol address, or “URL,” from which you access the site, and other information about your computer and your visit to our site. We may log this information, including your Internet Protocol address, Internet service provider, and date/time stamp for system administration, order verification, internal marketing, and system troubleshooting purposes.

Your personal information may also be collected by others, including web-sites linked to our site and those you link to from our site. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of those other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy statement or content of those other sites.

Do we use 'cookies' and other technology?

Yes. Like many sites, our web site employs cookies and web beacons to speed your navigation of the content of our site, recognize you and track your web-site usage.

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Web beacons can assist in delivering cookies and help us determined whether a page on our site has been viewed and how many times it has been viewed.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled; it may make your site experience less efficient and certain features of our site may not function properly. However, you will still be able to fill out forms to request information.

We may also use trusted third-party services such as Google first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website, to track information on our behalf or to tailor our site content to visitors. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine your use of our website, to prepare reports on its activities, and to share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. When used in conjunction with Google’s advertising services Google Analytics information is linked, by the Google Analytics customer or by Google, using Google technology, with information about visits to multiple sites. You have the ability to opt-out of Google Analytics Advertising features through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or other available means, for instance through the Google Analytics Opt-Out Add On.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To communicate with you about our services and products and to send periodic emails regarding new products and services.
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  • To follow up with you after correspondence with us (live chat, email or phone inquiries).

We do not sell, rent, trade, license or otherwise transfer or disclose your Personal Information to outside parties, except that

  • We sometimes contract with others to perform specific tasks for us. If we disclose information to these service providers, we do so because it allows them to perform their services. For example, in order to deliver the products you order, we share your name, address, and in many cases your telephone number and e-mail address with shippers.
  • To allow you pay for products with a credit card or bank debit card we provide your credit card or debit card number to financial-services corporations such as credit-card processors and issuers, or banks.
  • We may be required to disclose your personal information law enforcement officials conducting investigations; in response to subpoenas or a court order; or if we are otherwise required to disclose information by law. We also will release personal information where disclosure is necessary to protect our legal rights, enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements, or to protect ourselves or others. For example, we may share information to reduce the risk of fraud or if someone uses or attempts to use our web site for illegal activity.
  • We will not sell, trade, or rent personally identifiable information to other companies not under our control as part of our regular course of business. However, it’s possible that we might acquire, merge with, or be acquired by another company, or that we might dispose of some or all of our assets. If that happens, your personal information may be disclosed to another company, but to the extent we can legally control it, that disclosure will be subject to our Privacy Policy then in effect.

How do we protect your information?

We take steps to protect your personal information in our facilities and to prevent unauthorized access to that information. Access to personal information is restricted to employees who need access to that information to perform specific jobs. We rely on third party services providers to provide security for the computer networks and services that host and display our website content and that process your orders. We believe these security procedures are adequate.

The “s” at the end of https means our website uses SSL technology. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private.

While we use industry standard precautions to safeguard your personal information, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Since our website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums, you should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. Any comments, notes, messages, or other communications you submit on the blog or community forum are not private.
To gain access to and use certain features on our site, such as responding to blog posts, you are required to choose a password. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR PASSWORD. You are responsible for all use of our Site by anyone using your login identification, your password or any other means you use to protect access to your data. You acknowledge that your password is to be kept confidential, and further you agree to hold us harmless from any and all claims, losses, costs and damages that you suffer resulting from unauthorized access to your data, including your personal information, caused in whole or part, by your failure to keep your password confidential. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security related to this Site, and to immediately change your password.

Minors

This site is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 18 and in our Terms of Use you have been asked to represent that you are at least 18 years of age. We do not market to minors and we do not knowingly collect personal information from any minor under the age of 13.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (“DNT”) browser mechanism is in place. Other parties who perform data analytics may have different policies with regard to “do not track” signals.

Opt Out/Corrections

You are given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving emails from use or any other electronic communication. If you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future e-mails you may unsubscribe by following the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any such email and change your email subscription preferences.

In addition, you can correct or change/update your personal information. These requests should be directed to us at FightGumDisease.com or by telephoning, or e-mailing your request to our Customer Service Department, 1-877-315-2737, or info@theIALD.com.

California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”)

CalOPPA require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. See:
http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

  • Users can visit our site anonymously.
  • We will have a link to our Privacy Policy on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can easily be found on the page specified above.

CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

In accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not to use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify an advertising message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Update and Changes to this Policy

We may periodically change or update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will revise the “update” date on this policy and the updated policy will be posted on our website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time so you will know if the Privacy Policy has been changed or updated. If you have any questions about the Privacy Policy, please contact us at 1-877-315-2737 or info@theIALD.com.

International Users

This Site is controlled and operated from within the United States. If you access this Site from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with your local laws. By submitting information to this Site from outside of the United States, you consent to the transfer of that information to the United States for processing, storage, and use.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us using the information below.

FightGumDisease.com / The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
10945 South Street, Suite 104A
Cerritos, California 90703
United States
info@theIALD.com
1-877-315-2737

Last Edited on 2019-October-7