Aten & Garofalo Dentistry

Aten & Garofalo Dentistry Privacy Policy & Conditions

By using our website, you acknowledge and agree to the privacy policy and conditions stated below.

This page’s privacy policy and conditions declare that whoever accesses this website accepts Aten & Garofalo Dentistry’s terms and conditions. Aten & Garofalo Dentistry is referred to as “our practice,” “us,” and “we” throughout this page.

Privacy Statement

At Aten & Garofalo Dentistry, we are committed to protecting our patients’ privacy and personal information in compliance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. This privacy policy outlines our data protection practices regarding the collection, use, and safeguarding of your personal information, including:

  • Contact information (personal or business address, email address, telephone number, etc.)
  • Full name and appointment details
  • Demographic information (e.g., location)
  • Information collected via our contact form

Aten & Garofalo Dentistry is the sole owner of the information collected through our website’s contact forms. We use this information exclusively to provide dental services, schedule appointments, respond to inquiries, make newsletter signups, and communicate with you about your dental care needs. We do not share your personal information with third parties or external vendors for marketing purposes.

Information Gathered

At Aten & Garofalo Dentistry, we collect patient information to help us provide high-quality dental care and services. This includes personal identification details, medical history, and other relevant health information.

We are the exclusive owner of the information collected on this site. We firmly state that we do not share, sell, or rent patient information to third parties for marketing purposes. Your information is used strictly for healthcare-related purposes within our practice. By submitting your information through our contact form, you agree to:

  • Receive information about our services and products.
  • Get notifications through SMS, email, telephone, or post.
  • Subscribe to our newsletter, follow-up communications, or re-targeting efforts.

We retain the right to reach out to you via email regarding updates on our company’s new products, services, or changes to our policies unless you specify otherwise.

Registration

Our website is designed to collect specific information through the contact form. When completing this form, users are asked to provide contact information, including an email address, full name, phone number, and preferred contact time. This information is collected solely to facilitate communication regarding our products and services.

Confidentiality

In line with the Data Protection Act of 1998, we treat all patient records and information as strictly confidential. We do not disclose this information to external entities.

Limited Exceptions

The only circumstances under which we may disclose your personal information to third parties are as follows:

  •  As required by law, such as for legal compliance or in response to a valid legal request.
  • For medical or health-related reasons deemed necessary for your treatment and care.

Your Rights

As a patient or our practice website’s visitor or user, you have the right to:

  • Inquire about the type of information collected about you.
  • Request and obtain copies of the information we hold about you.
  • Opt out of future contact with our services at any time through phone, written letter, email, or unsubscribe option in our emails.
  • Update your personal information.
  • Inquire about our use of your personal information.
  • Request deletion of your data.
  • Express concerns about the information collected.

We will not share, distribute, or release your personal information to any third parties or external entities for unsolicited mail purposes.

Links

Our website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these external sites. Our privacy policy does not extend to these external websites; we encourage you to read their privacy policies.

Security

Aten & Garofalo Dentistry is committed to securely protecting the information collected on our website. We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to or unauthorized destruction, disclosure, or alteration of data. Our safeguards include appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to maintain data integrity and security.

Sensitive data, such as financial information from credit/debit cards, is transferred securely and encrypted. You can verify the security of your data through the “https” found at the beginning of our website’s URL.

Our staff is trained to handle patient data ethically, responsibly, and securely. Credit card information, when requested, is handled offline by authorized personnel for billing or customer service purposes only.

Privacy Policy Updates

This policy was last updated on 12/4/2023. Aten & Garofalo Dentistry reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted on our website and effective immediately.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the data submitted through our website’s contact form, please contact us at (704) 540-4252.