Last modified: 9/14/2021
The DALE Foundation (“we,” “us” or “our”) has a firm commitment to protecting the integrity and privacy of the users of our website and products.
Personal Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect personal information from you when you provide it to us directly. Such information may include name, postal address, email address, zip code, last four digits of your Social Security Number, AGD member number, credit card information and telephone number. For example, we gather contact information when you purchase access to a Product, create an account on our Website or register for an event. When corresponding with us or when making a request for information or otherwise interacting with us through the Website, you choose what information to supply, what questions or comments to submit, and by what method of communication information should be delivered.
How We Use and Share Your Information
The personal information you share will be used to fulfill your request or complete the transaction you initiated. We may also use this information to contact you and send you periodic mailings from us or our affiliates or partners with information on new products and services or upcoming events. You may also be asked to consent to specific uses of your information at the time you provide personal information to us. If you provide us with your telephone number via the Website, we will use your telephone number only to contact you about the request or transaction, such as a Product purchase, that you have initiated via the Website.
We also collect technical information about your use and interaction with our Website, products and services, which we use to understand trends on the Website and Product use and to generally improve our Website, products and services (please see “Cookies and Other Online Tracking Technologies” below for additional details). We may, for example, perform statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our Website.
We may use your personal information to compile and display content and information that we think you might be interested in. We also may use your information on an aggregate basis — without personal identifiers — for purposes such as to develop and display new features and content for the Website and Products or to provide others with aggregate information about our users and the usage patterns of the Website and Products. We also may perform statistical analyses of user behavior (on an aggregate basis) to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Website and our Products.
We may share your information with our affiliate or partner organizations, including the Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB) and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP). We will not sell or otherwise transfer or disclose your personal information, including your name, email address, street address or phone number, to third parties without your prior consent except: (a) as may be necessary for such third parties to provide services to us or deliver the Products; (b) as may be required by federal, state or local law or by rules regulating the oral healthcare professions; or (c) as may be required to protect the rights, property, interests or personal safety of our Website, the DALE Foundation or our officers, directors, employees, members, other users, and/or the public, or in the event of a bankruptcy, transfer of assets, reorganization or other restructuring.
Cookies and Other Online Tracking Technologies
Do Not Track. “Do Not Track” is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. We do not respond to browser do not track signals.
How to Opt Out
All DALE Foundation email communication provides information on how to unsubscribe quickly and easily. If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving DALE Foundation emails, you may unsubscribe from the email list by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email.
Links to Third Party Sites
Security of Information
security is important to us, but please keep in mind that no method of
transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100%
secure. While we strive to use reasonable and appropriate measures to
help protect information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
you access an area of the Site that requires a password, it is your
responsibility to take proper security measures to protect your
password. For example, do not share your password with others or use
the same password on more than one website.
must be at least 13 years old to use the Website and the Products. Our
Website and Products are not intended for children under 13 years of
age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children
under 13. If we learn that we have collected or received personal
information from a child under 13 without verification of parental
consent, we will delete that information.
If you are between 13 and 17 years old, you may use our Site only with the involvement and permission of a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. (Please see the “Contact Information” section below.) If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that personal information from our servers.
Your California Privacy Rights
Law California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The
Light” law, permits California residents to annually request, free of
charge, information about personal information (if any) disclosed to
third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar
year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the
categories of personal information that was shared and the names and
addresses of all third parties with whom we shared information in the
immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident
and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in
Attn: Shine the Light Disclosure
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444 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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The DALE Foundation
444 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 970
Chicago, IL 60611