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Privacy Statement

This is the Missouri Dental Hygienists' Association (MDHA) Internet Privacy Statement. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for

Information Collection and Use
The MDHA is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways other than those outlined in this statement. The MDHA collects information from our users on our Web site. Personal info provided by users will be used by the MDHA for registration for conferences, but information which identifies a specific individual will not be disclosed to others without the user’s permission unless necessary to provide services which the user has requested.

It is optional for a user to complete a registration form. If a user chooses to complete one, a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest. It is optional for the user to provide additional demographic information (such school attended), but encouraged so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.

We will share aggregate information with our sponsors. This aggregate information does not contain personally identifiable information and therefore cannot identify any specific individual. We partner with other parties to provide specific services such as a secured site for financial transactions. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services, with the permission of the user. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that the MDHA is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. The MDHA privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the MDHA Web site.

Surveys & Contests
From time to time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include demographic information (such as name and shipping address, zip code, or age level. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information. All of our users' information is restricted in our offices. Only MDHA officers and board members who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g., our Treasurer) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers used to store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, please contact the webmaster.

Notification of Changes
MDHA may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

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