Privacy Policy for Portal Dental Pasadena

Effective Date: 01/01/2020

Thank you for visiting our dental website. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and manage your personal information when you access and use our website. We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the confidentiality and security of your personal information. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information We Collect:

1.1 Personal Information: We may collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, phone number, and other contact information when you fill out forms or interact with certain features on our website. As a dental website, we may also collect health-related information that is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to provide you with dental services.

1.2 Non-Personal Information: We may automatically collect non-personal information, including but not limited to your IP address, browser type, device information, and other technical data when you access our website. This information is collected through Google Analytics and tracking cookies from Facebook and Google, as described below.

  1. How We Use Your Information:

2.1 Personal Information: We may use your personal information, including any health-related information protected by HIPAA, to provide you with dental services, respond to your inquiries, schedule appointments, and communicate with you regarding your dental care. We comply with HIPAA regulations to ensure the privacy and security of your health information.

2.2 Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information collected through Google Analytics and tracking cookies is used to analyze trends, track user interactions, improve our website’s functionality, and enhance user experience. The data collected by these tools is anonymized and not linked to your personal information.

  1. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

3.1 Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. Google Analytics may set cookies on your browser to help us analyze website traffic and understand how users interact with our content. The information collected by Google Analytics is anonymous and does not include personal data. You can learn more about Google Analytics and how it collects and processes data by visiting Google’s Privacy Policy.

3.2 Facebook and Google Tracking Cookies: We may use tracking cookies from Facebook and Google to track user activity and interactions on our website. These cookies help us optimize our advertising efforts and provide you with more relevant content. The data collected by these cookies is anonymized and not linked to your personal information.

  1. Sharing Your Information:

4.1 Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your personal information, including health-related data protected by HIPAA, with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and providing dental services. These service providers are obligated to keep your information secure and confidential and comply with relevant privacy laws.

4.2 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law or in response to a valid legal process, including but not limited to court orders, subpoenas, or government requests.

  1. Data Security:

We take data security seriously and implement robust measures to protect your personal information, including any health-related data covered by HIPAA. Our website is HIPAA compliant, and we employ industry-standard security practices to safeguard your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

  1. Your Choices:

You have the right to access, update, and delete your personal information stored with us. You can also choose to disable or block cookies through your browser settings. However, please note that certain website features may not function correctly without cookies.

  1. Children’s Privacy:

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under 13 years of age. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us, and we will promptly remove the data.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will post the revised version with the updated effective date on our website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we handle your personal information.

  1. Contact Us:

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us using our contact form or by calling us on 832-286-1014.

By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the practices described herein, please refrain from using our website.