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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updates to This Policy