Organ Procurement Organizations: Consistent with applicable law, we may disclose your Dental/health information to organ procurement organizations or other entities engaged in the procurement, banking, or transplantation of organs for the purpose of tissue donation and transplant.
Research: We may disclose your Dental/health information to researchers when their research has been approved by an institutional review board that has reviewed the research proposal and established protocols to ensure the privacy of your health information. We may also disclose your Dental/health information to people preparing to conduct a research project, so long as the health information is not removed from us. We may also use and disclose your Dental/health information to contact you about the possibility of enrolling in a research study.
Fundraising: We may contact you as part of our fundraising efforts; however, you may opt-out of receiving such communications.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA): We may disclose to the FDA Dental/health information relative to adverse events with respect to food, supplements, product, and product defects, or post marketing surveillance information to enable product recalls, repairs, or replacement.
Worker’s Compensation: We may disclose Dental/health information to the extent authorized by and go to the extent necessary, to comply with laws relating to workers’ compensation or other similar programs established by law.
Public Health Activities: As required by law, we may disclose your Dental/health information to public health, or legal authorities, charged with preventing or controlling disease, injury, or disability.
Health Oversight Activities: We may disclose your Dental/health information to health oversight agencies for purposes of legally authorized health oversight activities, such as audits and investigations necessary for oversight of health care system and government benefit programs.
Correctional Institution: Should you be an inmate of a correctional institution, we may disclose to the institution, or agents thereof, Dental/health information necessary for your health and the health and safety of other individuals.
Judicial & Administrative Proceedings: We may disclose you Dental/health information in a judicial or administrative proceeding if the request for the information is through an order from a court or administrative tribunal. Such information may also be disclosed in response to a subpoena or other lawful process if certain assurances regarding notice to the individuals or a protective order are provided.
Law Enforcement Purposes/Serious Threat to Health or Safety: We may disclose your Dental/health information to enforcement officials for law enforcement purposes under certain circumstances and subject to certain conditions. We may also disclose your Dental/health information to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to a person or the public (when the disclosure is made to someone we believe can prevent or lessen the threat) or to identify or apprehend an escapee or violent criminal.
Victims of Abuse, Neglect, and Domestic Violence: In certain circumstances, we may disclose your Dental/health information to appropriate government authorities if there are allegations of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence.
Essential Government Functions: We may disclose your Dental/health information for certain essential government functions (e.g., military activity and for national security purposes
The following uses and disclosures will be made only with your authorization: (i) with limited exceptions, uses and disclosures of your Dental/health information for marketing purposes, including subsidized treatment communications, (ii) disclosures that constitute a sale of your Dental/health information; and (iii) other uses and disclosures not described in this notice. You may revoke your authorization at any time in writing, except to the extent that we will have taken action in reliance on the use or disclosure indicated in the authorization.