The Indian Dental Association (We) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
We may collect and process the following data about you (or any third party for whom you are acting) :
We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number).
When you use IDA Application services, we may collect and process information about your actual location. We may use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide Google with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
The data that we collect from you (or any third party for whom you are acting) will not be transferred to, or stored at, a destination outside the Dental Community.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
We use information held about you (or any third party for whom you are acting) in the following ways :
We may also use your data (or that of any third party for whom you are acting), or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you (or any third party for whom you are acting) with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you (or any third party for whom you are acting) and we or they may contact you (or any third party for whom you are acting) about these by post or telephone.
Information collected from the Dental Council’s public register of dental professionals may be used to verify the personal details you enter when you register to use our site. The information may be used to pre-populate some of the forms in the registration screen and/or login screen and/or any order form you may complete. In addition, such information may be displayed on publicly accessible parts of our site and/or parts of the site only accessible via secure login.
If you (or any third party for whom you are acting) are an existing customer, we will only contact you (or any third party for whom you are acting) by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you or to any third party who carried out the transaction on your behalf.
If you (or any third party for whom you are acting) are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data (or that of any third party for whom you are acting), we (or they) will contact you (or any third party for whom you carried out the transaction) by electronic means only if you (or any third party for whom you are acting) have consented to this.
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you (whether your own or that of any third party for whom you are acting) to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
We may disclose your personal information (or that of any third party for whom you are acting) to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.
We may disclose your personal information (or that of any third party for whom you are acting) to third parties :
You (or any third party for whom you are acting) have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You (or any third party for whom you are acting) can also exercise the right at any time by contacting the Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.