Last updated 11/28/2021
It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, Smiles By Hogan collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Smiles By Hogan’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Smiles By Hogan’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Smiles By Hogan may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Smiles By Hogan also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://smilesbyhogan.com blog posts. Smiles By Hogan only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Smiles By Hogan’s websites choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we may ask visitors who sign up for a newsletter or blog at https://smilesbyhogan.com to provide a username and/or an email address.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
California Residents Privacy Rights
Residents of the State of California who have visited this website and shared their personal information may submit a request in writing concerning the disclosure of this information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us at the following mailing address: 3405 Salterbeck St., STE 100, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466, United States.
Accessing or Modifying Your Information
You may access and modify your personal information by contacting us through the contact form located on this website.
California Do Not Track Disclosures
Notice to California Residents
In order to comply with California law, we limit the sharing of the personal information you provide to us with our affiliates unless you specifically request that we share your personal information with our affiliates and/or marketing partners. Furthermore, we treat anyone with a California address or phone number as if they requested us to not share their personal information with non-affiliated third parties.
Notice to Vermont Residents
In order to comply with Vermont Regulations, we limit the sharing of the personal information you provide to us with our affiliates unless you specifically request that we share your personal information with our affiliates and/or marketing partners. Furthermore, we treat anyone with a Vermont address or phone number as if they requested us to not share their personal information with non-affiliated third parties. If we disclose information about you to nonaffiliated third parties with whom we have joint marketing agreements, we will only disclose your name, address, other contact information, and information about our transaction and experiences with you.
Notice to Nevada Residents
Pursuant to Nevada State Law, we are providing you the following notice. You may request that we cease to contact you by telephone and be placed on our internal Do Not Call List by contacting us directly and making such request in writing to us through the form on this website or via US Mail at: 3405 Salterbeck St., STE 100, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466, United States. Nevada law requires that we also provide you with the following contact information:
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Office of the Nevada Attorney General
555 E. Washington St., Suite 3900
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone number: 702-486-3132
Notice to Users Outside of the United States
If you are under the age of 18, you are not authorized to use this website.
This website is not directed to or intended to be access by any child under the age of 18. We do not knowingly target, collect, or retain any information from any person under the age of 18. If we discover anyone has shared information with us related to individuals under the age of 18, we will immediately delete this information.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) protects the online privacy of children under 13 years of age. Smiles By Hogan never knowingly collects or maintains personal information from anyone under the age of 13, unless or as permitted by law. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 13, we will delete the information from our records. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under 13 who has submitted information through our website, please contact us at the contact form located on this website to have that child’s information deleted.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products, or services.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Smiles By Hogan discloses potentially personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Smiles By Hogan’s behalf or to provide services available at Smiles By Hogan’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Smiles By Hogan’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Smiles By Hogan will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Smiles By Hogan discloses potentially personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Smiles By Hogan believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Smiles By Hogan, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://smilesbyhogan.com and have supplied your email address, Smiles By Hogan may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Smiles By Hogan and our dental practice. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Smiles By Hogan takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying information.
Anonymous and Aggregated Statistics
Smiles By Hogan collects and analyzes anonymous and aggregated statistics about website visitors to help us analyze the performance of our website and marketing campaigns. We may also share or otherwise display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Smiles By Hogan does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Smiles By Hogan uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising, and store your preferences on your computer.
If Smiles By Hogan, or substantially all its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Smiles By Hogan goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third-party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Smiles By Hogan may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.