Notice to Website Viewers:
This web site is provided for information and education purposes only. No doctor/patient relationship is established by your use of this site. No diagnosis or treatment is being provided. No guarantees or warranties are made regarding any of the information contained within this web site. This web site is not intended to offer specific medical, dental, or surgical advice or legal, tax, financial advice. The material contained on this web site is offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Users need to consult their own professional advisors for such advice. Further, this web site and Harbor Dental Society and the HDS Foundation take no responsibility for web sites hyper-linked to this site.
Disclaimer of Liability and Endorsement
While Harbor Dental Society and the HDS Foundation strive to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible, the society and foundation make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this website or its links to other Internet resources.
Reference in this site to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the user and visitor to this site.
Privacy on the HDS Web site
Harbor Dental Society (HDS) is committed to protecting the privacy of the data collected from you when you visit this site. This statement describes the practices that HDS follows to protect the privacy of personal data collected from you when you visit this site.
HDS does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable patient information on its web site. You should not post any material in any area of our web site or via social media that could be used to identify a patient. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a patient, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information about visitors under 18 years of age.
Use of information provided
If you voluntarily provide information, you consent to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information by the society. However, HDS does not sell or rent personal information collected through this site to anyone.
The HDS website may include the option to make purchases or register for events. To process these transactions, we may collect personal information or direct to you to third-party providers of the services. If we collect personal information, we may share your personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors, service providers or other third parties so that they can provide use with support services such as authorization of credit card transactions and order fulfillment as well as you credit card issuer. By voluntarily providing your personal information, you consent to HDS providing your personal information to third parties that may provide these services. You agree that we are not responsible or liable or any of their actions or omissions.
HDS may collect information certain standard, non-personally identifiable information that your browser normally provides when you request to view a page from a web server, such as your IP address, browser type, access times. HDS uses this information to support the operation of its website and to analyze the traffic patterns on our site.
HDS may use aggregate statistics about website visitors, such as volume, traffic patterns, login activity, referral sources and related site information to support the operation of its website. It may also provide this aggregate information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information about the users. HDS may also disclose information in special cases when it has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; (c) enforce the Web site Terms and Conditions of Use; or (d) act to protect the interests of our users or others. From time to time HDS may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental authorities. We will disclose such information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. HDS reserves the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.
If you have voluntarily provided personally identifiable information, HDS may, from time to time, send mail or e-mail to you regarding products and services. If you do not want to receive such offers and mailings, you can easily indicate that by following the instructions on the correspondence.
This site contains links to other sites. While HDS strives to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, HDS is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact us at tel. 562.595.6301.