At Bright Smiles Honolulu, your privacy is important to us. We are concerned about your right to privacy and respect our legal obligation to keep your personal data and health information private.
About this Policy
This Policy is meant to help you know what information we collect, why we manage it, when it may be shared with others, and how we uphold its confidentiality and security.
This Policy applies to all users of Bright Smiles Honolulu’s website (“Website”) — brightsmileshonolulu.com — including Online Appointment, Chat Support Representative, and Job Application. It is also relevant to all those who provide their personal information during an offline transaction at Bright Smiles Honolulu offices and any online sites operated by Bright Smiles Honolulu.
Bright Smiles Honolulu reserves the right to modify, amend, and vary this Policy at any time and will notify users as required by law by indicating the latest date of revision at the end of the Policy.
Bright Smiles Honolulu acknowledges the importance and sensitivity of your personal information. We collect your information directly from you, from our Web server logs, and through cookies and other technologies.
Here are the forms of personal information we collect:
When you log on to our Website, we may collect and use information about your location. This collected information may be used to provide you with location-based services such as dental office location. You may refuse to share your personal information with us and disable location services at any time.
Our Website employs cookies and similar technologies to store and honor your preferences and settings. Cookies are small text files downloaded to your device when you visit our Website to store your data. We do not trace you across the Internet. We only use the cookies to track your interactions within Bright Smiles Honolulu’s network. If you wish, you may set your browser to block it from accepting cookies. Please navigate through your browser settings to disable cookies.
Uses and Disclosures of Health Information
We generally use your personal information for treatment, payment, and health care operations, e.g., setting up a dental appointment, dental examination, prescription of medicines, referrals, dental care plans, preparation and sending of bills or claims, and for administrative and managerial functions.
Regarding employment scenario, the information collected is used to compare against the job specification, criteria, and intention to employ.
Bright Smiles Honolulu may use your personal information to send reminders for your scheduled dental appointments and to help you set a schedule for your routine appointment in case you missed it. We may also call or mail you using the information collected for other treatments and services available at Bright Smiles Honolulu that may be essential for your oral care.
Other than Bright Smiles Honolulu’s use of your personal information for treatment, payment, health care operations, and other reasons stipulated in this Policy, we will not share or disclose your personal information to any third party for any intention without your written consent.
Disclosure for Other Reasons Without Authorization
When the law allows or requires, your personal information may be disclosed without your consent. The law may mandate the disclosure of your personal information to government bodies, authorities, or third parties under a subpoena or other legal process for the following reasons:
Moreover, Bright Smiles Honolulu may share relevant information about your dental care, unless you tell us otherwise, with your family or friends who are aiding you with your treatment.
As a patient, you are endowed with rights regarding your health information. Your rights include:
Questions and Complaints
If you want more information or have queries and concerns about our Policy, you may contact us at the contact details on this Website.
Moreover, if you deem that we have disrespected or violated your privacy rights and other complaints, you may communicate through the contact details on this Website. You may also submit a formal written complaint to the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Last updated: 29 May 2018