Vancouver Centre for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry (VCCID) is committed to safeguarding the personally identifiable information that you share with us online. Generally, you can browse our website, www.vccid.com (this “Site”), without sharing any personal information. However, if you were to submit a form to speak with Dr. Balogh, contact us to schedule an appointment or leave us feedback, you will be asked to voluntarily share your personal information. We may also collect information on how you use this Site, such as resources browsed, the frequency and duration of visits, and your source Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
Please read the following statement to understand how we collect, use, maintain, and disclose your personal information.
When Personal Information is Required
Personal Information like your name, email address and phone number may be requested if you are trying to contact us via our website to speak with Dr. Balogh, contact us to schedule an appointment or leave us feedback.
What Information We Collect
Personally Identifiable Information
This is information that may be used to identify you as an individual, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. We may collect this information in a number of ways on this Site, including, but not limited to, submitting forms to speak with Dr. Balogh, contact us to schedule an appointment or leave us feedback. To complete those actions, you will be asked to voluntarily share your personal information.. We may also collect such personal information when you message us or exchange emails with us.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
This is information that does not by itself identify a specific individual. We may collect this information in a number of ways on this Site, including, but not limited to, how you use this Site, such as pages visited, the frequency and duration of visits, and your source IP address.
A cookie is a data file that certain Web sites write to your computer’s hard drive when you visit such sites. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code, that the site uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. We may collect information from your web sessions by using cookies, to determine, for example, user traffic patterns, and the effectiveness of our navigational structure.
Most Web site browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie, or to refuse all cookies. You don’t need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through any part of this Site.
How We Use Your Information
If you choose to provide VCCID with your personal information, where appropriate, anyone hired or contracted by VCCID could contact you.
We may use your information to send you direct marketing information or contact you for market research.
We may periodically send emails for sales, marketing, and administrative purposes.
We will periodically send emails to our patients to share news and updates from our clinic. These newsletters always carry an unsubscribe option.
We may disclose information about our users when we believe, in good faith, that the disclosure is required by law.
The VCCID website uses Google remarketing or similar audiences feature. This means:
- The Site is using remarketing or similar audiences to advertise online.
- The Site is using third-party vendors, including Google, to show our ads on sites across the Internet.
Sharing Your Information
We may share your web usage reports with certain vendors that provide complimentary services, but in such cases, your personal information will remain anonymous.
We do not disclose, sell, exchange, nor trade your personally identifiable information to commercial mailing lists.
Maintaining Your Information
We take information security issues seriously. Consequently, any personally identifiable information is stored and protected on servers with adequate security measures.
We will cease all communication and use of personally identifiable information upon your request.
Links To Other Sites
This Site contains links to other Web sites. Please be aware that VCCID is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave this Site to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personal identifiable information.
Changes To This Statement
If you are interested in learning more, please contact us.