Terms of Use

 Welcome to Your Smile Clinic website. 

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern  Your Smile Clinic's  relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term “Your Smile Clinic” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website, Allegra Dental Ltd t/a Your Smile Clinic, whose contact details are available on the contact page. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • This website contains material that is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes (but is not limited to) the design, layout, look, appearance, text and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other, external websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales

Privacy Notice

This privacy notice explains what Personal Data the practice holds, why we hold and process it, who we might share it with, and your rights and freedoms under the Law.

 

What personal data do we hold?

To provide patients with a high standard of dental care and attention, we need to hold their personal information.

This personal data can include:

Personal details such as full name, date of birth, address, telephone number, occupation and general medical practitioner

Past and current medical and dental condition

Radiographs, clinical photographs and study models

Information about their treatment that we have provided or propose and its cost

Notes of conversations or incidents that might occur for which a record needs to be kept

Records of consent to treatment

Any correspondence relating to them and other health care professionals, for example in the hospital or Medical Specialist

 

Why do we hold information about you?

We need to keep comprehensive and accurate personal data about patients to provide you with safe and appropriate dental care. We will ask you regularly to update your medical history and contact details.

 

Retaining information

We will store patient data for as long as we are providing care, treatment or recalling patients for further care. We will archive (that is, store it without further action) for as long as is required for legal purposes 

 

Security of information

Personal data about you is held in computer system and/or in a locked manual filing system.

The information is only accessible to authorised team members.

Our computer system has secure audit trails and we back up information routinely.

 

Disclosure of information

To provide proper and safe dental care we may need to disclose personal information about you to:

Your general medical practitioner
Other health professionals caring for you

Private dental schemes of which you are a member

Medical Specialist or Public/Private Hospitals Disclosure will take place on a ͚need-to-know basis

Only those individuals/organisations who need Data Privacy Protection Policy to know to provide care for you and for the proper administration of Government (whose personnel are covered by strict confidentiality rules) will be given the information.

 

Your Rights

You have the right to:

Be informed about the personal data we hold and why we hold it

Access your data that we hold by contacting us directly

Check the information we hold about you is correct and to make corrections if not

Have your data erased in certain circumstances

 

If you do not agree

If you do not wish personal data that we hold about you to be disclosed or used, please discuss the matter with your dentist

You have the right to object; however, this may affect our ability to provide you with dental care 

Cookie Consent Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page which is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging web content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

Targeting Cookies

This Website Will: Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook.

It also contains Facebook Pixels Code: A pixel refers to the code that is placed on your computer in order to trigger a cookie.  We sometimes use this methodology to allow us to deliver more relevant messages to you.

More Information

By using our site, as per the Cookie Law, you are agreeing to these cookies being stored by your browser and their data being shared with the aforementioned services.

For more information on how Google uses your data, visit this page.

If you would like more information then you can contact us through by emailing info@yoursmileclinic.co.uk