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PRIVACY STATEMENT

AEGIS Publications, LLC T/A AEGIS Communications and its affiliates consists of AEGIS Dental Network, Inside Dentistry, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, and Inside Dental Technology. Dental Learning Systems (DLS), LLC, consists of CDEWorld. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, both AEGIS Publications, LLC and Dental Learning Systems, LLC will be referred to as “AEGIS”, “us”, “our”, or “we”.


For information on contacting us, please see below under the heading “Contacting Us”. Your use of our websites indicate to us that you have read and accepted our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Services.


We value the privacy of individuals who use our websites, applications, products, and related services. We have developed this Privacy Policy to advise visitors, subscribers, those who register, and/or users of our website (“Users” or “you”) about our possible uses of information collected by us from the website. This Privacy Policy is subject to change. When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by changing the date on this page noting when the Privacy Policy was last updated.


Information We Collect:


a. Information you provide

We do not use our services to collect any Personal Information about you other than what you provide voluntarily for various purposes, such as your name, postal and e-mail addresses, phone number, facts about your profession, graduation year and degree, company and responsibilities and information regarding your computer system. If you make a purchase on our site, we collect payment method information (credit or debit card number), purchase amount, and date of purchase to process your purchase(s).


If you choose not to provide the required information about yourself, we will not be able to verify your account or grant you full access to our products and services, or possibly deny access all together. If you provide Personal Information, you agree to provide true and accurate information, as this is required to verify your affiliation with the dental industry. You can change or review your Personal Information anytime by sending an e-mail to hnoden@aegiscomm.com or calling 215-504-1275 x207.


b. Information from use of our services

From time to time we also track information, in aggregate, on pages and features that Users access or view. Our email alerts utilize tracking technology that allows us to see how many newsletter e-mails are opened and the e-mail address of Users who have clicked on a given story, feature, advertisement or other item. We use this information for internal purposes to measure the aggregate number of people who view a given newsletter or other item. We also collect Device or System Information such as hardware model, operating system, device identifiers, and browser type.


Use of Cookies:


For each User of this website, our web server may automatically attempt to identify such User through a cookie set within such User’s browser. This is done to provide access to the website. We may also set cookies to your computer to allow Users to store login information, set personalization and navigate easily through the website. Additionally, through the use of additional cookies or technology, we will have the ability to track Users based on their behavior profile and geographic location for the purpose of providing advertising that matches their interests and/or specific location. We may conduct online surveys, sweepstakes, and contests, or generate content that is presented by aggregating activity of Users on the website. These surveys, sweepstakes, contests are entirely voluntary and you may decline to participate. You have the ability to accept or decline the use of cookies. If you wish to block or delete such files, most browsers provide a method for doing so; however, you may be restricted from logging in to or accessing our Websites.


Our Use of the Information We Collect:


Information collected about Users may be used by us and our affiliates and partnering third-party companies to provide Users with the features of the website, to enable us to provide the products and services Users request, to personalize content and advertising, to send Users e-mail notifications about our services and products, for audits, to perform statistical analysis of User behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our website (such as for product and service development purposes), to enforce our Terms of Service and to inform advertisers as to how many Users have seen or “clicked” their advertising banners. We will disclose website usage information to third parties only in aggregate.


Our Disclosure of the Information We Collect to Third Parties:


Unless otherwise noted, this Privacy Policy only addresses the information that we collect from you, but not about how third parties to whom you disclose your information may use and disclose your information. We do not police privacy policies of third parties. When providing your personal information to third parties, their privacy policies govern their use and disclosure of your personal information.


If you have elected to receive information from our third-party sponsors or if you purchase educational offerings provided by third-parties, we provide your personal information to such third parties so that they can provide the information you have requested and may communicate with you directly. Use of information by those third parties is governed by their privacy policies and we do not control or are responsible for their use and protection of your Personal Information.


From time to time, we may, and you authorize us to, make User information available to carefully selected third parties to send Users information through e-mail or postal mail about their relevant products or services. We may also disclose User information to government authorities or third parties (a) to comply with a valid court order or subpoena, (b) AEGIS’ affiliates, or (c) successors or assigns resulting from an acquisition of the stock or assets of AEGIS or its affiliates.


Storage, Transfer and Security:


User information that we collect and maintain may be stored on, and may be transferred among, servers and other facilities owned or operated by AEGIS, its affiliates, and their third-party subcontractors and service providers. In addition, User information may be handled and processed by staff of AEGIS, its affiliates and such subcontractors and service providers at their respective locations, and that are engaged in (a) fulfilling User’s requests (b) processing payment details and (c) other support services and activities, in connection with the operation and administration of the AEGIS websites. Subject to the Terms of Service, AEGIS will undertake commercially reasonable efforts consistent with industry practices to maintain the security of User information it maintains and stores against unauthorized access; provided, however, we shall not be responsible for the security measures and procedures of third parties.


Third Party Partners and Links to Third Party Websites:


AEGIS is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies and practices of websites to which it may link. This policy applies solely to information collected by AEGIS. While visiting the website, you may decide to purchase a product or service through one of our provider partners whose products or services are promoted or advertised on the website. If you do so, you will be acting under the guidelines of the third party provider's privacy policy, if it has one. AEGIS cannot make guarantees or warranties as to the nature of a third party's use of your personal information.


Access or Change to Personal Information:


If you prefer not to have your personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes, please send an e-mail stating this preference and include your full name and e-mail address to hnoden@aegisdentalnetwork.com or call +1-215-504-1275 x217.


Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you have a right to access and request correction of, or deletion of, most Personal Information that we have about you. In some circumstances, it may not be possible for us to provide you with all of your Personal Information. For instance, there may be instances where disclosing the requested information would impact the privacy of another individual. Where we cannot provide access to Personal Information held about you, we will tell you why.


If you think that any Personal Information we hold about you is inaccurate, you may contact us using the contact details below and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the information is corrected. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your Personal Information.


During the registration process, a User can also indicate on the registration form that he or she does not wish to receive such marketing materials. A User may change, remove, or correct his/her preferences or personal information at any time online or by contacting us at the above e-mail address or phone number. You may not be able to fully access this website if you request removal of your personal information. We retain the right to contact Users regarding account status, orders for products or services, changes to the Terms of Service, registration agreement (if any), or subscription agreement, or to enforce same, and to provide other administrative messages and newsletters. You may not be able to opt out of any of these communications.


If you send any request for access to or correction of your Personal Information, we will do our best to respond within a reasonable period after your request.


Children Under the Age of 13:


The website is directed to adults and is not directed to children under the age of 13. We cannot prohibit minors from visiting the website, so we must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase. We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and do not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13.


International Transfer:


This website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you have provided to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.


Data Controller:


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, you are the Data Controller of your Personal Information. “Data Controller” means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determined the purposes for which and the manner in which any Personal Information is, or will be, processed. AEGIS should be considered only as a processor on your behalf as to any Personal Information that is subject to the requirements of European Union’s Directive 95/46/EC. We may use the services of various third-party service providers in order to process your data more effectively.


If you have any questions or concerns about the substance or implementation of this Privacy Policy, please contact Hilary at hnoden@aegiscomm.com


Terms of Use:


This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use, which govern your use of the Website. In the event of a conflict between the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy shall control.


Contact Us:


General:
AEGIS Publications
104 Pheasant Run
Newtown, PA 18940
info@aegisdentalnetwork.com
215-504-1275


CDEWorld.com
P.O. Box 510
Newtown, PA 18940
info@cdeworld.com
267-291-1150


Last Updated: June 8, 2018