BCDA Website Privacy
The British Columbia Dental Association (We) are committed to
protecting and respecting your privacy.
we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed
1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU We may
collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information that you provide by filling in
forms on our site www.bcdental.org or www.yourdentalhealth.ca (our sites). This includes
information provided at the time of registering to use our site or
posting material on our website.
1.2 Details of your visits to our site
including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and the
resources that you access.
2. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES We may collect
information about your computer, including your IP address,
operating system and browser type, for website administration. This
is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns,
and does not identify any individual.
We may obtain information about how you use our site 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:
2.1 To estimate our audience size and usage
2.2 To store information about your
preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to
your individual interests.
2.3 To speed up your searches.
2.4 To recognise you when you return to our
site. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on
your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.
However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access
certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser
cookies when you log on to our site.
3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA All
information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any
payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. 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
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
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 unauthorised
4. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION We use
information held about you in the following ways:
4.1 To ensure that content from our site is
presented in the most effective manner for you and for your
4.2 To allow you to participate in interactive
features of our service, when you choose to do so.
4.3 To notify you about changes to our
5. YOUR RIGHTS Our site may, from time to time,
contain links to and from other websites. 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.
6. CONTACT Questions, comments and requests