Gathering of Information
Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS collects personally identifying information (such as your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number) from the contact page in order to respond to questions, requests and queries made on this page. This information is not stored permanently on the Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS web server.
Like all other Web servers, Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS web server automatically creates log files for each visitor who accesses our site. These “access logs” allow us to make our site more useful to our visitors. The access logs do NOT record a visitor’s name, address, e-mail address, phone number, credit card numbers, or any other personally identifying information. Rather, they contain some or all of the following information:
- The Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine which accessed our Web site.
- The date of the visit.
- The time of the visit.
- The path taken through our web site.
- The browser being used.
- A list of files downloaded or viewed.
- Any errors encountered.
Cookies and Other Technologies
Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS also uses ‘cookies’ to collect information. A cookie is a string of characters that can be written to a file on the user’s hard drive when the user visits a web site. Only the web site that set the cookie can read it, and it can only be used as a record keeping device to store user IDs and information that the site already has. It cannot be used to read other information from the user’s hard drive.
If you wish to prevent certain or all cookies from being set to your hard drive you may disable them in your browser’s preferences, although your browser might then be unable to accommodate certain functionalities on the Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS web site.
Links to other Sites
It is important to note that the Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS web site may sometimes contain links to other sites that may not follow the same privacy policies as the Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS web site. Dr Valerie M Preston, DDS is not responsible for the privacy practices or any information or materials on these other sites. Please visit these sites if you wish to review their privacy policies.