Mainstream Dental (known as “Practice”) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to govern data collection and usage, as well as inform you of the risks involved when you communicate or provide information by way of the Internet. Keep in mind that changes are periodically made to this Privacy Statement without notice and it is your responsibility to review the Statement when you use this website (www.mainstreamdentaloffice.com). By continuing to use this site, you consent to any changes to our policy or terms of use.

 

During your visit to our website, remember that the medical and health information presented here is intended to be general in nature, and should not be viewed as a substitute for professional advice.

 

 

Health and Medical Information

 

Certain health and medical information about you is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and applicable state law. This information may be provided by you online or offline, or may be collected by us from other methods such as through a health care provider. We protect covered health and medical information as required by HIPAA and applicable state law. Similarly, we may use covered health and medical information as permitted by HIPAA and applicable state law.

 

 

Collection of your Personal Information

This Practice may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. This Practice may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

 

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by this website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of this Web site.

 

This web site uses Google Analytics including Google Analytics Advertising Features.  Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of our 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.  You can read Google’s privacy policy at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and you can explore currently available opt-outs at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.  This site also uses Bing Webmaster Tools which also collects data.  You can read Microsoft’s Privacy Policy at https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/.

 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

 

This Practice encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to, or from, the website so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. This Practice is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on any other Web sites.

 

 

Use of your Personal Information

Personally Identifiable Information: We do not collect information that personally identifies you unless you choose to provide it to us (for example, contact forms or e-mail messages). This Practice collects and uses your personal information to operate the Web site and deliver the services you have requested. This Practice also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from this Practice and its affiliates. This Practice may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

 

This Practice does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. This Practice may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

This Practice does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

 

This Practice will disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law.    As used in this Privacy Statement, personal information does not include information protected under HIPAA or applicable state laws, which is protected as described in the section “Health and Medical Information” above.

 

Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We collect information that does not personally identify you for various purposes (for example, Google Analytics, website usage, traffic patterns, site performance and related statistics based on our tracking record of your visits to our website).

 

We collect some of this information using persistent “cookies” to recognize a repeat visitor; this helps us collect general information about how our site is viewed. We also collect and log the IP address of each visitor to gather aggregate data on visitors to our site. Keep in mind that neither cookies nor IP addresses are used to collect any personal information from you.

 

Email

Most email does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your email could be viewed inappropriately by another Internet user. If you choose to provide us with your email, any misaddressing may result in others intercepting, altering, forwarding or using the information without authorization. If you wish to keep your information completely private, you should not use email.

 

 

Use of Cookies

The Web site uses “cookies” to help this Practice personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

 

Security of your Personal Information

No transmission of data over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. We will, however, use a number of security methods and procedural methods to protect the security and integrity of information submitted through this Web site.

 

Information From Children

Our website is not intended to attract or collect information from children under the age of 13, unless they receive verifiable parental consent. If you think we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 through this website, please contact us immediately.

 

Changes to this Statement

This Practice will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how this Practice is protecting your information.

 

Contact Information

Please contact us by phone at 717-566-8161 or by mail at 20 W Main Street, Hummelstown PA 17036.