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Smilemichigan.com is the website of the Michigan Dental Association (“MDA”). The Michigan Dental Association is committed to protecting your privacy. This notice describes the information we collect about you through smilemichigan.com, how it’s used and how we protect it.

To contact us about this Privacy Policy:

Mailing address:
3657 Okemos Road, Suite 200
Okemos, MI 48864
Email: Josh Lord, MDA director of membership and student affairs

Information We may Collect

The MDA collects the domain name and internet protocol (IP) address of all visitors to smilemichigan.com, including information on pages users access, length of time spent on pages, and information provided by users on surveys, forms, quizzes, Web Store purchases, and/or registration forms. The MDA also may collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail. Information collected during an online transaction includes your name, address, phone number, email address and information the MDA requires for billing and payment.

The MDA website may also store "cookies" on your computer. Cookies save certain information entered by you on our website and are used to administer our website and to record session information, such as items that users add to their shopping cart.

How We may Use Information We Collect

The MDA may use the information we collect to alert you to information, products and services, events and other opportunities either by mail or through the MDA’s monthly Journal eNews. Contact the MDA to “opt out” of these mailings if you do not wish to receive them or use the “opt out” link at the bottom of the email newsletter.

The MDA also maintains a directory of dentists that may include information you submit via our website. This directory is available on the public section of the website and contains your name, practice address, practice phone number and practice website (if on file).

We will not share your nonpublic personal information with other companies for their marketing purposes without your consent.

An MDA subsidiary or affiliate may have certain privacy policies even more stringent than noted here, which will be indicated on its specific portion of smilemichigan.com or its own site.

Your Rights

To review information the MDA has about you, please send an email request to our office or call Josh Lord, MDA director of membership and student affairs, at 800-589-2632, ext. 415. You must describe the information you wish to review.

The MDA restricts access to nonpublic personal information to our employees and others who must use it to provide our products and services. Use of this information is limited by law, our employee code of conduct, and written agreements where appropriate. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information.

Website Security

The MDA utilizes security measures to ensure your data is secured and encrypted so that others cannot access it while in transit. We limit access to our servers and require our employees to adhere to high standards of ethics and integrity in performing their jobs.

We use a secure server and security protocol to safeguard information you provide online. Our secure server uses a 256-bit SSL certificate on pages where you provide personal information during an online transaction.

Links to Other Websites

Our website contains links to other sites that are not maintained by us. These links are solely for your convenience. We make no warranties or representations about other websites. We recommend that you read the privacy and security policies of these sites.

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