Last updated August 25, 2020
The Oregon Dental Association (“ODA”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our web site.
This Privacy Notice explains how the ODA (“we," “us” or “our”) collects information about you through our website and how this information is then used or disclosed. This Privacy Notice does not apply to external websites that are linked through the oregondental.org site or to information we may collect from you or about you in other ways, including through emails you may send to us.
What personal information do we collect?
When you join membership, register for events, order products, respond to a survey, fill out an online form, and make requests for information, the ODA collects your information. The types of information collected may include: Name, address, email address, phone number, credit card information, etc. You may, however, visit our site without providing this type of information.
What do you use my information for?
We use the information you provide to complete the transaction you have requested; we do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete the transaction. Your contact information will be used strictly for ODA, component business, and to offer you exclusive opportunities from our endorsed partners, affiliated entities, and sponsors. We never sell information or share beyond what is disclosed above. All data submitted via online forms is kept strictly confidential, for use by the ODA only.
With your permission through “opt-in” during the event registration process, your contact information may be shared with ODA exhibitors and sponsors.
If you participate in an activity such as attending or speaking at a program or authoring a publication, information such as your name and photo may be shared via oregondental.org or ODA publications.
Cookies and Web Beacons
We utilize session, persistent and third-party “cookies”. Cookies store a small piece of data on a users’ computers and collect certain information about the users’ visit to our Site. Our Site also uses web beacons (either directly or from our partners). These beacons aid in providing more relevant advertising to the user and measure the success of an advertising campaign but provide no personally identifiable information.
What are Cookies and Web Beacons?
Cookies are stored as text files on the users’ hard drive and can be accessed by web servers when the user visits a website or views an advertisement. Session cookies store information during a user’s browsing session but are deleted once the session is finished. Persistent cookies store information during the browsing session, and stores and uses that information in connection with future visits to the Site.
Third-party cookies and/or web beacons are cookies or web beacons provided by our technology and/or advertising partners. Any third-party cookie or web beacon that we authorize for use on the Site only collects that information described below for the same stated purposes as if we were directly collecting the information. For a third-party cookie or web beacon, the third-party will have access to the collected information to provide us with information or services to enhance the performance and functionality of the Site.
What information does the ODA collect with cookies and web beacons?
The cookies and web beacons we use collect non-personally identifiable information about users of the Site, including: browser used to access the site, date and time, the URL of the page being loaded, users who have visited a particular website(s), any previously assigned cookie identification (a unique identifier assigned to a user to identify repeat visitors), browser window size, the geographic location of the user, device and operating system used to access the Site. We use this information to enhance the users experience while visiting our Site, and to improve the performance of our Site. We also use this information to understand users’ browsing
activities and to measure the success of online advertising campaigns.
By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies and/or web beacons on your computer to analyze your usage of this Site. You can alter the configuration of your browser to disable cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may also disable some of the functions and features of the Site and the Site may not work properly.
If you do not wish to accept cookies or web beacons in connection with your use of this Site, please discontinue use of the Site.
While the ODA takes measures to protect your personal information, no security measure or network is entirely secure. Your password to access the members only pages of oregondental.org should be complex, should never be shared with anyone and should be changed from time to time. After you access oregondental.org, you should log off and exit your browser so unauthorized persons cannot access the site.
With respect to other websites and servers, oregondental.org contains links to other websites. We have no control over and take no responsibility for the privacy practices or content of those sites.
Changes, Comments and Questions
Any changes to our Privacy Notice will be posted on our website and effective on the day that we post the revised privacy notice. The latest version of our Privacy Notice will always be available at oregondental.org.
Oregon Dental Association
8699 SW Sun Place
Wilsonville, OR 97070