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Privacy Policy

Vadental.org is the web site of the Virginia Dental Association (“VDA”). The VDA respects the privacy of our members and other users of our web site. This Privacy Policy addresses our use of information about you collected by virtue of your use of vadental.org.

You may contact us about this Privacy Policy:

Via postal address:

3460 Mayland Ct, Ste 110
Henrico, VA 23233
By e-mail info@vadental.org

Information We May Collect About You

The information we collect via our Web site is used to improve the content of vadental.org and advance the VDA’s mission.

For each visitor to our Web site, our Web server automatically recognizes only the user’s domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).

We collect the domain name and internet protocol (IP) address of visitors to our Web site, aggregate information on what pages users access or visit, user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, and information volunteered by users, including from surveys, purchases and/or registrations. We also may collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail.

How We May Use Information We Collect

The VDA, its subsidiaries and affiliates may use your contact information to alert you to new information, products and services, events and other opportunities.


The VDA maintains a directory of dentists that may include information you submit via our web site. This directory is shared with state and local dental societies. A subset of this directory, containing information about VDA members, is publicly accessible on vadental.org.

With respect to your e-mail address: We have instituted stringent reviews and opt-out capabilities to ensure that you do not receive unwanted e-mail from the VDA. We will not give or sell your e-mail address to any entity outside the VDA, its subsidiaries and affiliated entities (such as local dental societies).

Your Rights

To help us keep our promise to respect your privacy, it is important when you wish to exercise your rights that you contact us via any of the means listed in the first section of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not want to receive e-mail, postal mail, telephone calls or faxes from us in the future, or if you do not want us to share your contact information in the manner described above, please provide us with your exact name, e-mail and postal addresses, phone and fax numbers and, if appropriate, ADA membership number. We will no longer use information you so identify and secured via vadental.org, if that is your wish. While we will continue to share information we maintain about you with local dental societies, we will do our best to be sure any other specific contact information you so identify is removed from any list we share with other organizations.

You may also contact us if you believe your information is being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected.

More About Our Privacy Practices

With respect to other web sites and servers: vadental.org contains links to other web sites. We have no control over and take no responsibility for the privacy practices or content of those sites.

The VDA does not partner with or have special relationships with ad server companies.

With respect to security: We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site. When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, we redirect visitors to a secure server and will notify visitors through a pop-up screen on our site. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. When users choose to make payments via credit cards, we submit the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouses. We do not store or reuse this credit card information, unless you have given your authorization for us to do so.

Changes, Comments and Questions

If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you and allow you to opt out of new uses. The latest version of our Privacy Policy will always be available at vadental.org. If you are concerned about how your information may be used, please check back at our Web site periodically.

We welcome your comments or questions about our Privacy Policy and privacy practices. If you feel that this site is not following its stated policy, please let us know.

SMS Privacy Policy

The VDA collects mobile phone numbers in order to offer SMS alerts during the Virginia Meeting.  Participation is completly optional.  Numbers collected for these events will NOT be saved and used for other events or any other reasons.  The VDA will NOT share mobile phone numbers with anyone for any reason.  You can opt out of the 2014 Virginia Meeting alerts by texting VDA to 33733.