CADAT Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

This privacy policy sets out how The California Association of Dental Assisting Teachers (CADAT) uses and protects any information that you give CADAT when you use this website.

CADAT is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

CADAT may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 1, 2009.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and mailing address
  • place of employment, job title and state licensure information
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as zip code, work place data, and length of employment
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal association record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for member survey purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for non-CADAT purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about CADAT-related corporate sponsorship offers which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. If not, you may write us requesting removal from all corporate sponsorship mailings at CADAT Central Office, 1024 Iron Point Road, Suite 100-1345, Folsom, California, 95630.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and all applicable Privacy Laws. If you believe that any information we are holding is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Terms of Use

CADAT owns, produces and maintains this Internet website and makes every effort to present accurate and up-to-date information. However, CADAT does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, currency, accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information, text, graphics, links or other items displayed or distributed through CADAT’s website. CADAT assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the website. Any reliance upon the information, text, graphics, links or other items in this website is voluntary, shall be at the user’s sole risk and should be undertaken only after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness. Neither CADAT nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the website is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of access to, or use of, the website. CADAT also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, the user’s computer equipment or other property on account of user’s access to, use of, or browsing in CADAT’s website or user’s downloading of any information, text, graphics, links or other items from the website. CADAT may correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the website at any time, and may change any materials on the website at any time without notice. Users are deemed to be on notice regarding any such corrections or changes made in the website. Commercial use of the materials is prohibited without the written permission of CADAT.

Reference in any part of this website to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademarks, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by CADAT. Communications made through this site’s e-mail and messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to CADAT or any of its officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against CADAT or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives, where notice to the CADAT is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

The content of this website is for informational purposes only.

Nothing contained on this site is intended to be used for medical or dental advice, diagnosis or treatment and any information on this site is not offered nor should be considered nor relied on as medical or dental advice.