Privacy Policy

Collection of Information

The ASDS respects your privacy and strives to protect the confidentiality of any personal information you may provide for us.



The ASDS collects personal information about members and may include all or some of the following information:

*Name, address, telephone and fax numbers, email address, university and year of graduation, postgraduate education, specialty. This allows ASDS to send out membership and renewal information and process payments.

*This information can be provided to us through our Website, by telephone conversation, or through a completed printed form or written request. This information will be securely stored on a computer and/or as part of a hard copy filing system.

1.0 Website

1.1 Annual membership notices may be sent by email. Notices regarding the Annual General Meeting will be sent by email. Instruction will be provided whether you can respond by email or whether a hard copy is preferred.

1.2 Upon completing a membership or renewal membership application, you will be asked if you wish your contact information to be in the ASDS Annual Directory. You will be free to opt in or out of the directory.

1.3 The ASDS Annual Directory is published on the ASDS website. Only current Members of ASDS will be posted on this website. Members will have the ability to edit and update information about their practices on the website so that information is current. The website is accessible to general dentists and the general public who may be seeking the referral to a Dental Specialist.

1.4 Dues payments made on line would be processed through a secure site.

2.0 By Phone, Mail or in Person.

2.1 Personal information is collected for membership data purposes, to maintain communication with members and to facilitate maintenance of the website.

2.2 Payments made by cheque can be sent through the mail or personally delivered.

2.3 Once again, members have the option to opt in or out of the published Membership Directory.

3.0 Use of Non Personal Information

3.1 The ASDS web server may automatically record some general information such as the number of visits on our website. This tracking information does not record personal information about individuals or link with any personal data.