We would like to thank you for your interest and welcome you to the Ideal Dental, Inc. (“Ideal Dental”) website. This website is intended to provide information to Ideal Dental members about the products and services offered by Ideal Dental, Inc. Information contained in this site is general in nature. It is not meant to replace or be used in addition to the advice of dental care professionals. If you have specific dental care needs, or for complete information, please see a dentist or other health care provider. Although Ideal Dental has made every effort to ensure that the contents of this site are correct and complete, Ideal Dental cannot be responsible for the accuracy of information contained herein.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement applies to this website and governs data collection and usage at this website. We do not share "Protected Health Information" (PHI) or financial information on this website except as described in this website. We may use PHI in the case of an emergency or other situation permitted or required by law. When you provide PHI to us, we collect and use it solely for the purpose for which we requested it. Without written authorization from a member, we will not share, rent, or sell PHI unless required or permitted by applicable law. When we do disclose PHI to third parties, we will seek reasonable assurances from them to hold the PHI confidential and treat it in accordance with applicable privacy laws. By "Protected Health Information,” or “PHI," we mean data that is unique to an individual, such as a name, address, social security number, or telephone number.
In addition to the restrictions on PHI use and access described above, we also use safeguards and practices designed to preserve the confidentiality of our members' PHI.
During your visit to our website you may have the opportunity to link to other websites. Please be aware that we do not have any access, control, input or authorization over any of the materials or content contained at these websites. Additionally, we are not liable or responsible for the privacy practices, content, or policies of any of these other websites.
If you choose to share PHI with us, please be informed that:
• We may use the information to deliver a service or product to you, provide you with requested information or materials, or respond to your questions.
• We may use the information to provide notices of our services and products to you.
• We do not use the information that we collect on this website in any fashion that will affect your eligibility, healthcare coverage, claims payments, or premiums.
• We will not solicit PHI from you as you visit our site, but you may provide such information voluntarily.
Your comments are important to us, and we welcome them. We will share any comments and questions you send to us via e-mail with our authorized member services associates or our other associates most capable of addressing your questions or concerns. We will respond to our members, providers and regulatory authorities by telephone or by mail. Please note that we do not broadcast "spam" or unsolicited junk mail to any member, provider, regulatory authority or other person.
You should be aware that, when submitting e-mail to us (and others), it is possible that other Internet users may, without permission and/or notice, be able to view your e-mail correspondence. If you wish to ensure that your communication is kept private and confidential, please call or write directly to us using the contact information on this website. We do encourage your feedback, comments, and suggestions about ways we can better communicate with you. Your comments are welcome and important.
You should be aware that when you visit our website, we may collect certain information that does not identify you personally, but provides us with "usage data" such as the number of visitors we receive or what pages are visited most often. This data helps us to analyze and improve the usefulness of the information we provide on our website. Like most commercial website owners, we may also use what is known as "cookie" technology. A "cookie" is an element of data that a website can send to your browser when you link to that website. It is not a computer program and has no ability to read data residing on your computer or instruct it to perform any step or function. By assigning a unique data element to each visitor, the website is able to recognize repeat users, track usage patterns and better serve users when they return to that site. The cookie does not extract other personal information about a user, such as the user's name or address. Most browsers provide a simple procedure that will enable you to control whether you want to receive cookies by notifying you when a website is about to deposit a cookie file.
We reserve the right to amend or revise this Privacy Statement at any time and from time to time without notice. In the event that this occurs, the revised information will be posted on our website. This Privacy Statement is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any visitor to this website.