2. What type of information do we collect?
“Personally Identifiable Information”
We collect several types of Personally Identifiable Information about our customers. Much of the “Personally Identifiable Information” we receive comes directly from customers who are interested in obtaining various products and services from us. Typically, this information includes the customer’s name, postal address, e-mail address, date of birth, IP Address, credit card number, expiration and authorization number, telephone number, and other potential information. “Personally Identifiable Information” is collected when you want to, but not limited to, establish an account with us in order to place an order on the Site, profile pages, participate in a contest, take an online survey, post a review, forum discussions, posting information and/or communicate with our sales and customer service department. Some features on the Site may require mandatory information in order for the customer to be able to participate; that will be solely up to the customers’ discretion in order to do so. In some instances, we may obtain other people’s names and email address that you may choose to disclose part of our “Affiliate” and “Referral” features. If you provide personal information when you use any of these features, that personal information may be publicly posted and otherwise disclosed without limitation as to its use by a third party.
When you visit the Site, or use one of the website services, we may use industry-wide technology called “cookies” which can analyze IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet. This will allow us to customer your experience to better match your interests and preferences. “Cookie” information will collect information such as browser type and connection information; URLs which lead you to and round the Site including the date and time of your visit; operating system and platform; purchase history; email confirmation; and other potential information. Most browsers will allow you to reject or erase cookies after you have visited any Sites. However, if you block or erase cookies, you will be limited in receiving a customized customer experience during your Site visit. You can also utilize available software products which will allow you to browse the Site without disclosing your information. For more information, please utilize your browsers’ “help” function to learn more about “Cookies.”
We, or third parties on our behalf, may collect information from visits to the Site through the use of “Web Beacons.” Web Beacons” are electronic Web Page images that enable us to record anonymous data about visits or transactions to our Site. This information is also known as “clickstream data.” We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics to help improve your online experience or our customer services. No Personally Identifiable Information is collected through the use of Web Beacons on the Site.
During transactions conducted on the Site by our customers, it will be required that the customer provide distinct billing information including, but not limited to, billing address, credit card number, credit card expiration date, and authorization number in order for payment to be successfully made.
Newsletter Subscriptions and Emails
Upon visiting the Site, you will be able to sign up to automatically begin receiving the TheFreeDentist.com email newsletter, based on Personally Identifiable Information you have provided, unless you opt-out of receiving such communications. If you receive the Newsletters via email, you will have the option of “unsubscribing” via a direct link in the email. In order to make our email newsletters more relevant and helpful to you, we may use an email confirmation to determine whether you have read or opened the message from TheFreeDentist.com.
At times, we may choose to provide you opportunities to enter into Contests and Sweepstakes. We will utilize these tools to help promote the Site. If you enter in these promotions sponsored by us, we employ a double opt-in subscription program. Upon registration with the Site and/or promotions, an email confirmation will be sent to your email address in connection to the promotion to provide the direct link, promotion instructions, and the process. You will not be entered into the promotion until you have fully and successfully clicked on the link in your email confirmation.
Additional Products and Services
Unless instructed as otherwise, we may contact you to provide information and updates about products, services, promotions, and other activities that may be of interest to you. This can be done by sending an email to any of our email links indicating your preference not to be contacted.
Spam and Spyware Usage
We and our customers do not tolerate any form of spam. Please make sure to edit your e-mail and browsing preferences to ensure that we can communicate with you. If you receive any information that provides other customers’ information, you will not be licensed to use their information in any way. We ask that you please report any related spam or spoof e-mails directly to any of the TheFreeDentist.com e-mail links.
We would like to emphasize that any information sent over the Internet is never fully private or secure. Any information sent via electronic mail or otherwise including comments, data, questions, and suggestions may be intercepted by others, as this shall limit our liabilities, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Thus, you give up any claim that the materials submitted is a violation of any of your rights including moral, privacy, proprietary or property, publicity, or any other rights.
Any material transmitted or submitted to this Site may be adapted, broadcasted, changed, copies, disclosed, licenses, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted or use by TheFreeDentist.com anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever. Furthermore, we will not compensate you for your information and communicate sent to us that you may deem as proprietary information, business technique, or any other process that may provide an advantage.
3. How do we share your Personally Identifiable Information?
As indicated in the details below, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information to assist with items such as sending promotional items, contacting you for services and products that may be of your interest, and sharing information with third parties who may send you promotional materials.
During your visit to the Site, and as explained in the sections above, you will be asked to provide specific information due to the nature of your interest. By obtaining your Personally Identifiable Information, we may use your information to send promotional materials about goods and services, including specials offers and promotions, either offered by us or offered by third parties. These promotional materials may be sent to you via postal mail, e-mail, or other means. You may opt out of receiving these communications by sending an email to any of the TheFreeDentist.com email links.
Credit Card Companies
When an order is placed through the Site the purchase of a product or service, you will be requested to provide Personally Identifiable Information including your credit card number, authorization number, and expiration date, along with other required information that will be deemed necessary for successful payment. This will require us to deal directly with Credit Card Companies to verify your information who will then authorize the purchase.
Third Party Promotions
From time to time, we may share your information with carefully selected third party marketing partners that we believe may offer products or services that may be of interest to you. Also, we will not share your e-mail address with third parties for promotional purposes only when you have contacted us directly to identify that you wish to opt out of third party promotional materials. In addition, we may also share your information when you engage in certain activities on our Site that are sponsored by third parties, such as communications from a third party or electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes, promotions, or the purchase of products or services offered by third parties.
We may use third parties known as “Service Providers” who will assist us in analyzing customer information to help with promotions and marketing. These third parties will be limited to the information the type of Personally Identifiable Information they receive and are required to use the same level of protection and security that we use on the Site. Third Parties are prohibited from using any or all of the Personally Identifiable Information they receive for the analysis without full consent of us or the customer, you.
Third Party Data and Links
4. How do we keep your information and site secure?
We currently employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the Site which may require you to provide your personal information. We would like to however indicate that we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur, as no computer system is fully secure and that there are inherent risks to using the Internet. From time to time, we may review our current security procedures and make the necessary changes and additions to help revise procedures to continue to secure the Site. We ask that you also ensure that you have the latest security features on your web browser and download any recent patches or the latest web browser version.
While TheFreeDentist cannot guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur, rest assured that TheFreeDentist takes great care in maintaining the security of your personal information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through the use of appropriate technology and internal procedures.
Customers will be required to create a personal account by entering their e-mail address and provide a password along with a confirmation. Your password will be the primary key that will help you access the account. We ask that you utilize unique numbers, letters, and/or characters to help increase the security of your account. Please do not ever disclose your account information including your e-mail address and password to anyone, as you will be held responsible for all actions taken in the name of your accounts. If you lose control of your password, you are required to make the necessary updates via your personal account.
5. How do we keep Children’s Privacy Safe?
7. What else am I agreeing to?
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username(s), password(s), and your account(s), as well as all activities that occur under your account(s). You hereby agree to indemnify, and hold us, our licensors, licensees, distributors, agents, representatives, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, information provides, resellers, services providers, representatives and assigns, partners, advertisers and suppliers (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities and costs (including settlement costs and any legal or other fees and expenses for investigating or defending any actions or threatened actions) including attorney’s fees incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these terms or claims arising from your use of the TheFreeDentist site and/or your accounts. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to employ separate counsel and assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
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