First, we want you to know that your privacy is very important to us. Our website carries out the simple function of teaching people about becoming a dentist, we don’t gather much information, but when we do, we take that information very seriously.
Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use visit becomeadentist.org, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. We may collect this information through services such as Google Analytics.
Cookies and Web Beacons
DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Alaska, you may see Alaskan adventure advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
We also use third party advertisements on becomeadentist.org to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums, comments or using web accounts.
You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on message boards, chat areas, comments sections or simliar areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of becomeadentist.org and this policy.
All becomeadentist.org visitor information is held in strict confidence. If you choose to join our mailing list we do not sell or share our customer list with any other entities. We may on occasion send you messages with product offers or links to websites. You can op-out of the mailling list at any time.
becomeadentist.org strives to link to high quality content, but we cannot be responsible for the policies or content of sites we link to.
If you have any questions we can be contacted on our contact page. Or you may contact us at our physical address.