Symmetry Dental
Personal Information Protection Policy

At Symmetry Dental, we are committed to providing our users with exceptional service. As providing this service involves the collection, use and disclosure of some personal information about our users, protecting their personal information is one of our highest priorities.

We will inform our users of why and how we collect, use and disclose their personal information, obtain their consent where required, and only handle their personal information in a manner that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.

This Personal Information Protection Policy, in compliance with PIPA, outlines the principles and practices we will follow in protecting our users’ personal information. Our privacy commitment includes ensuring the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of our users’ personal information and allowing our users to request access to, and correction of, their personal information.


Personal Information –means information about an identifiable individual. Personal information does not include contact information (described below).

Contact information – means information that would enable an individual to be contacted at a place of business and includes name, position name or title, business telephone number, business address, business email or business fax number. Contact information is not covered by this policy or PIPA.

Privacy Officer – means the individual designated responsibility for ensuring that Symmetry Dental complies with this policy and PIPA.

Policy 1 - Collecting Personal Information

1.1 : Unless the purposes for collecting personal information are obvious and the user voluntarily provides his or her personal information for those purposes, we will communicate the purposes for which personal information is being collected, either orally or in writing, before or at the time of collection.

1.2 : We will only collect user information that is necessary to fulfill the following purposes:

  • To verify identity;
  • To identify user preferences;
  • To deliver requested products and services
  • To enroll the client in a program;
  • To send out association membership information;
  • To ensure a high standard of service to our users;
  • To meet regulatory requirements;
  • To contact the user (if requested) via the information provided

Policy 2 - Consent

2.1 : We will obtain user consent to collect, use or disclose personal information (except where, as noted below, we are authorized to do so without consent).

2.2 : Consent can be provided directly or it can be implied where the purpose for collecting using or disclosing the personal information would be considered obvious and the user voluntarily provides personal information for that purpose.

2.3 : Consent may also be implied where a user is given notice and a reasonable opportunity to opt-out of his or her personal information being used for mail-outs, the marketing of new services or products, fundraising and the user does not opt-out.

2.4 : Subject to certain exceptions (e.g., the personal information is necessary to provide the service or product, or the withdrawal of consent would frustrate the performance of a legal obligation), users can withhold or withdraw their consent for Symmetry Dental to use their personal information in certain ways. A users decision to withhold or withdraw their consent to certain uses of personal information may restrict our ability to provide a particular service or product. If so, we will explain the situation to assist the user in making the decision.

Policy 3 – Using and Disclosing Personal Information

3.1 : We will only use or disclose user personal information where necessary to fulfill the purposes identified at the time of collection or for a purpose reasonably related to those purposes such as:

  • To contact our users directly about products and services that may be of interest;

3.2 : We will not use or disclose user personal information for any additional purpose unless we obtain consent to do so.

Policy 4 - Retaining Personal Information

4.1 : If we use user personal information to make a decision that directly affects the user, we will retain that personal information for at least one year so that the user has a reasonable opportunity to request access to it.

4.2 : Subject to policy 4.1, we will retain user personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the identified purposes or a legal or business purpose.

Policy 5 - Ensuring Accuracy of Personal Information

5.1 : We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that user personal information is accurate and complete where it may be used to make a decision about the user or disclosed to another organization.

5.2 : Users may request correction to their personal information in order to ensure its accuracy and completeness. A request to correct personal information must be made in writing and provide sufficient detail to identify the personal information and the correction being sought.

Policy 6 - Securing Personal Information

6.1 : We are committed to ensuring the security of user personal information in order to protect it from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal or similar risks.

6.2 : The following security measures will be followed to ensure that user personal information is appropriately protected:

  • Secure transmission of data;
  • Appropriate encryption of stored data;

6.3 : We will use appropriate security measures when destroying user's personal information such as shredding printed documents or securely erasing digital information.

6.4 : We will continually review and update our security policies and controls as technology changes to ensure ongoing personal information security.

Policy 7 – Providing Users Access to Personal Information

7.1 : Users have a right to access their personal information, subject to limited exceptions.

7.2 : A request to access personal information must be made in writing and provide sufficient detail to identify the personal information being sought.

7.3 : Upon request, we will also tell users how we use their personal information and to whom it has been disclosed if applicable.

7.4 : We will make the requested information available within 30 business days, or provide written notice of an extension where additional time is required to fulfill the request.

7.5 : A minimal fee may be charged for providing access to personal information. Where a fee may apply, we will inform the user of the cost and request further direction from the user on whether or not we should proceed with the request.

7.6 : If a request is refused in full or in part, we will notify the user in writing, providing the reasons for refusal and the recourse available to the user.

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In an age where information is a valuable commodity, the responsibility of safeguarding personal data has never been more critical. Symmetry Dental, as a provider of exceptional dental services, recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy and security of personal information. This commitment is not only ethical but also mandated by the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). In this 2000-word content, we will explore Symmetry Dental’s dedication to protecting your personal information, emphasizing the principles and practices we follow to ensure the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of your data. I. Understanding Personal Information Personal information encompasses any data that can be used to identify an individual. At Symmetry Dental, we collect, use, and disclose personal information to provide you with the best possible dental care. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact details, medical history, insurance information, and payment details. It is our responsibility to ensure that this information is used solely for its intended purpose and remains secure. II. Consent and Transparency The foundation of our approach to personal information protection lies in transparency and consent. We recognize that your personal information is yours, and we respect your right to control it. Before collecting, using, or disclosing any personal information, we obtain your explicit consent. We explain why we need this information and how we will use it. This ensures that you have a clear understanding of the purpose and can make an informed decision. III. Purpose for Collection It is essential that personal information is collected for legitimate and specific purposes. Symmetry Dental collects personal information to: Provide high-quality dental services tailored to your needs. Maintain accurate records of your dental health. Communicate with you about appointments, treatment options, and other relevant matters. Process payments and insurance claims. Meet legal and regulatory requirements. By adhering to these purposes, we ensure that your personal information is used in a manner that aligns with your expectations. IV. Data Accuracy and Completeness Inaccurate or incomplete personal information can lead to misunderstandings and, in some cases, potential harm. At Symmetry Dental, we are committed to maintaining the accuracy and completeness of your data. We periodically review and update your personal information to ensure it remains current and relevant to your dental care. V. Confidentiality Confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of personal information protection. We understand that your dental and medical records are sensitive, and their security is of utmost importance. Symmetry Dental takes the following measures to maintain the confidentiality of your data: Restricted Access: Only authorized personnel have access to your personal information, and they are bound by strict confidentiality agreements. Secure Storage: Your data is stored securely, whether in electronic or paper form, with safeguards in place to prevent unauthorized access. Digital Security: We use industry-standard security protocols to protect your information from cyber threats and breaches. Data Encryption: Your data is encrypted to ensure that it remains unreadable by unauthorized parties. VI. Security Data security is an ever-evolving field, and Symmetry Dental is dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices. We continually assess and enhance our security measures to safeguard your personal information from risks such as data breaches, identity theft, and fraud. VII. Access and Correction At Symmetry Dental, we believe in granting you the right to access your personal information. You have the option to review the information we have collected and request corrections if necessary. This empowers you to maintain the accuracy and relevance of your data for your dental care. VIII. Data Retention and Disposal We do not retain your personal information longer than necessary. Once your data is no longer required for its intended purpose or to meet legal obligations, we dispose of it securely. This ensures that your data does not linger unnecessarily, reducing the risk of unauthorized access. IX. Disclosure to Third Parties Symmetry Dental may disclose your personal information to third parties in specific circumstances, such as when required by law or when necessary for the provision of dental care. These third parties are also bound by confidentiality agreements and are required to adhere to the same high standards of personal information protection. X. Consent Withdrawal Your consent is not irrevocable. If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal information, we will respect your decision. However, this may impact our ability to provide you with certain dental services, and we will inform you of any potential consequences. XI. Compliance with PIPA Symmetry Dental is fully compliant with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and adheres to its principles and regulations. Our commitment to personal information protection is in line with the legal framework, ensuring that your rights and privacy are upheld. Conclusion Symmetry Dental’s Personal Information Protection Policy is a testament to our dedication to safeguarding your personal information. We understand that your trust is paramount, and we take our responsibilities seriously. Through transparency, consent, and stringent security measures, we ensure that your data is protected and used only for legitimate purposes. By following these principles and practices, Symmetry Dental is committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of your personal information. As a responsible and ethical dental care provider, we encourage you to reach out if you have any questions or concerns about how we handle your personal information. Your privacy is our priority, and we are here to ensure that your dental experience with Symmetry Dental is built on trust and security.