Your privacy is critically important to us. At Henry Schein Dental Warehouse, we have a few fundamental principles:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
- Within our products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what can be kept private the ability to permanently delete data.
Henry Schein Dental Warehouse owns and operates several online services including henryschein.co.za. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our online services.
We shall take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information of users. For the purpose of this clause, “personal information” shall be defined as detailed in the Protection of Personal Information motion of Access to Information Act 04 of 2013 (POPIA). The POPIA may be downloaded from: http://www.polity.org.za/attachment.php?aa_id=3569
Like most website operators, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse 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. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Henry Schein Dental Warehouse s visitors use its services. From time to time, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its services.
Henry Schein Dental Warehouse also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse 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 users of Henry Schein Dental Warehouse online services choose to interact with Henry Schein Dental Warehouse in ways that require Henry Schein Dental Warehouse to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Henry Schein Dental Warehouse gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask users who sign up for a Henry Schein Dental Warehouse shop user account to provide a username, email address and company information. Those who engage in transactions with Henry Schein Dental Warehouse – by purchasing additional access to the available online services, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the user’s interaction with our online services. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Henry Schein Dental Warehouse may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse may monitor the most popular uses of dentalwarehouse.co.za to better optimise the user interface in future releases. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Henry Schein Dental Warehouse discloses potentially personally-identifying and 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 Henry Schein Dental Warehouse’s behalf or to provide online services available from Henry Schein Dental Warehouse, 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 Henry Schein Dental Warehouse’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. We in turn will ensure that there is a written agreement with such third parties that ensure that they take reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect your information and in the event that we transfer you information outside of the Country, we will only do so upon condition that the recipients offer reasonable protection, substantially similar to the conditions of lawful processing offered under POPIA. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to lawful legal procedure, court order or other legal governmental request, or when Henry Schein Dental Warehouse believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Henry Schein Dental Warehouse, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Henry Schein Dental Warehouse web service and have supplied your email address, Henry Schein Dental Warehouse 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 Henry Schein Dental Warehouse and our products. We primarily use our various online communication mediums 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. Henry Schein Dental Warehouse takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Henry Schein Dental Warehouse, a specific service, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Henry Schein Dental Warehouse 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 Henry Schein Dental Warehouse or the specific service may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
We will retain your information indefinitely, unless you request us to stop by exercising some of your rights listed below, or the law directs.
You have a right to:
- Object to the processing of your personal information
- Withdraw the consent given herein to process the information
- Request information relating to the disclosure of your personal information
- Request the deletion, destruction and or correction of your information,
For more information on the processing of your personal information and how to exercise your above rights, contact our information office on Charles.Mandienga@henryschein.co.za or tel: +27 11 719 9111.