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PRIVACY STATEMENT

cdeworld.com is a website of Dental Learning Systems, LLC (“DLS”, “we” or “us”). Our mailing address is P.O. Box 510, Newtown, PA 18940.  We can be reached by e-mail at info@cdeworld.com or by telephone at 267-291-1150. Your use of our website indicates to us that you have read and accepted our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service located at www.cdeworld.com/terms-of-service.

We have developed this Privacy Policy to advise visitors, subscribers, those who register, and/or users of our website (“Users” or “you”) about our possible uses of information collected by us from the website.  This Privacy Policy is subject to change. When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by changing the date on this page noting when the Privacy Policy was last updated.


Information We Collect:

Personally Identifiable Information

When you visit, subscribe, register and use our website, we collect and store personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, postal and e-mail addresses, credit card information, facts about your profession, company and responsibilities and information regarding your computer system.

Anonymous Information

From time to time we may also track information, in aggregate, on pages and features that Users access or view.  Our email alerts utilize tracking technology that allows us to see how many newsletter e-mails are opened and the e-mail address of Users who have clicked on a given story, feature, advertisement or other item. We use this information for internal purposes to measure the aggregate number of people who view a given newsletter or other item.


Use of Cookies:

For each User of this website, our web server may automatically attempt to identify such User through a cookie set within such User’s browser. This is done to provide access to the website.  We may also set cookies to your computer to allow Users to store login information, set personalization and navigate easily through the website. Additionally, through the use of additional cookies or technology, we will have the ability to track Users based on their behavior profile and geographic location for the purpose of providing advertising that matches their interests and/or specific location. We may conduct online surveys, sweepstakes, and contests, or generate content that is presented by aggregating activity of Users on the website. These surveys, sweepstakes, contests are entirely voluntary and you may decline to participate.


Our Use of the Information We Collect:

Information collected about Users may be used by us and our affiliates and partnering third-party companies to provide Users with the features of the website, to enable us to provide the products and services Users request, to personalize content and advertising, to send Users e-mail notifications about our services and products, for audits, to perform statistical analysis of User behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our website (such as for product and service development purposes), to enforce our Terms of Service and to inform advertisers as to how many Users have seen or “clicked” their advertising banners. We will disclose website usage information to third parties only in aggregate.


Our Disclosure of the Information We Collect to Third Parties:

From time to time, we may make individual User information available to carefully selected third parties to send Users information through e-mail or postal mail about their products or services.  We may also disclose User information to government authorities or third parties (a) to comply with a valid court order or subpoena, (b) DLS’ affiliates, or (c) successors or assigns resulting from an acquisition of the stock or assets of DLS or its affiliates.


Storage, Transfer and Security:

User information that DLS collects and maintains may be stored on, and may be transferred among, servers and other facilities owned or operated by DLS, its affiliates, and their third-party subcontractors and service providers.  In addition, User information may be handled and processed by staff of DLS, its affiliates and such subcontractors and service providers at their respective locations, and that are engaged in (a) fulfilling User’s requests (b) processing payment details and (c) other support services and activities, in connection with the operation and administration of the DLS website.  Subject to the Terms of Service, DLS will undertake commercially reasonable efforts consistent with industry practices to maintain the security of User information it maintains and stores against unauthorized access; provided, however, DLS shall not be responsible for the security measures and procedures of third parties.


Third Party Partners and Links to Third Party Websites:

DLS is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies and practices of websites to which it may link. This policy applies solely to information collected by DLS.  While visiting the website, you may decide to purchase a product or service through one of our provider partners whose products or services are promoted or advertised on the website. If you do so, you will be acting under the guidelines of the third party provider's privacy policy, if it has one. DLS cannot make guarantees or warranties as to the nature of a third party's use of your personal information.


Opting Out, Corrections and Cancellation of Registration:

If you prefer not to have your personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes, please send an e-mail stating this preference and including your full name and e-mail address to info@cdeworld.com or, please call 267-291-1150. Also, during the registration process, a User can indicate on the registration form that he or she does not wish to receive such marketing materials. A User may change or correct his/her preferences or personal information at any time online or by contacting us at the above e-mail address or phone number. We retain the right to contact Users regarding account status, orders for products or services, changes to the Terms of Service, registration agreement (if any), or subscription agreement, or to enforce same, and to provide other administrative messages and newsletters.  You may not be able to opt out of any of these communications.

We will remove any User (and their personal information) from our database pursuant to a request from the User, including full name and e-mail address, to info@cdeworld.com. You may not be able to fully access this website if you request removal of your personal information.


Children Under the Age of 13:

The website is directed to adults and is not directed to children under the age of 13. We cannot prohibit minors from visiting the website, so we must rely on parents, guardians and those responsible for supervising children under 13 to decide which materials are appropriate for such children to view and/or purchase. We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and do not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13.


General Information:

This website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you have provided to us will be transferred to the United States. By using our website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.

If you have any questions or concerns about the substance or implementation of this Privacy Policy, please contact DLS’ legal team at legal@cdeworld.com.