At Ridge Commons Family Dentistry, we believe that the full patient experience cannot be complete without providing an online presence.  We have established this website so that resources are available to assist the patient in their journey towards superior dental hygiene and health.  This statement of privacy applies to the Ridge Commons Family Dentistry website and social media channels and how we govern data collection and usage. By using the website, you consent to the data practices described in this document.  This Privacy Policy is effective October 8, 2018.

Our website address is: https://www.ridgecommonsfamilydentistry.com/

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal and contact information

Ridge Commons Family Dentistry has a contact form on this website that allows patients to send email communications to our office.  As such, this process collects personally identifiable information, which may include your email address, name, and telephone number.  This contact form also contains a free-form text box that allows patients to leave a message as a part of their email communication.  Please note that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data, it will also be collected in this process.

While browsing the website, information about your hardware and software is automatically collected.  Examples of this data may include your IP address, browser, time of activity and referring websites.  We use this information to provide general usage statistics for the website, which allows us to maintain the operation of this online service.

What we do with your personal and contact information

The information we collect from patients is used to adequately delivery the services you requested.  We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you.  We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us.  We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to set up an appointment.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email/postal mail in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Cookies

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

External Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Trademarks

This website is protected by United States and International copyright and trademark law.  Unauthorized use or reproduction of this website is prohibited and may subject a violator to civil and criminal penalties.  All rights reserved.

Reaching the Privacy Contact

Any questions or comments that relate to this Privacy Policy may be directed to our Privacy Contact at 4100 S. Ridge Rd. Suite 103
McKinney, Texas 75070.  972-972-8782

Privacy Policy Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Any updates will be posted here on the office website, so please check this page regularly for updates.