Privacy Policy for Smiles of Elgin

Effective Date: [Insert Date]

  1. Introduction

    Welcome to Smiles of Elgin (“we”, “our”, or “us”). At Smiles of Elgin, we understand that your privacy is of utmost importance, and we are committed to protecting the personal and health information you entrust to us.

  2. Information We Collect

    We collect personal and health information that you provide directly to us, including:

    • Name, address, phone number, and email address.
    • Medical history, dental records, treatment plans, and other related health information.
  3. Purpose of Collecting Information

    We collect and use your information to:

    • Provide, maintain, and improve our dental services.
    • Communicate with you about appointments, billing, and other service-related issues.
    • Comply with our legal obligations and professional standards.
  4. How We Protect Your Information

    We employ strict security measures to protect your personal and health information. This includes the use of secure storage systems, restricted access, and regular training of our staff on privacy and security matters.

  5. Disclosure of Your Information

    Your personal and health information is used solely for office use and treatment purposes. We do not sell, lease, or share your information with third parties for any marketing or promotional purposes. Disclosures of your information will only be made:

    • With your explicit consent.
    • For referral to other medical professionals as necessary for your care.
    • As required by law or in response to a legal request.
  6. Your Rights

    You have the right to:

    • Access the personal and health information we hold about you.
    • Request corrections or updates to your information.
    • Withdraw consent for specific uses of your information.
    • File a complaint if you believe your privacy rights have been violated.
  7. Updates to This Policy

    We may update our privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be communicated on our website or directly to you as required by law.

  8. Contact Us

    If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our privacy practices, please contact our office at [Insert Contact Information].