Privacy is important to us. This notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.
The OsseoTECH web server automatically collects information about a site user’s IP address, browser type and referrer by reading this information from the user’s browser. This information is used it to compile general statistics, such as how many people visit certain parts of the site. We do not use this information to track you personally. This information is automatically logged by most Web sites.
The OsseoTECH Web site editor can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The information provided on OsseoTECH is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her dentist. The content provided by OsseoTECH is for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for consultation with a qualified oral health professional. OsseoTECH encourages Internet users to be careful when using dental information. If you are unsure about your dental condition, consult a dentist. The intended audiences for this weblog are dentists and other professionals, interested in learning about the latest technologies surrounding osseointegration.
Sponsorship and Funding
At the present time, OsseoTECH’s external source of funding is a private donation. This is a private site and it is not funded by government agencies. It is a group weblog and all expenses associated with keeping this site online are paid by the publishers of OsseoTECH.
Advertisers on the sites do not influence in any respect the content of the sites, including any and all information provided in the posts, threaded forums, or any other feature of the site.
To comment in the OsseoTECH one can, but is not required to, provide an e-mail address. Your e-mail address will not be used for any type of spamming or sold to third-parties. Information posted to the Weblog comments section becomes public information. Users under the age of 18 must be careful not to provide any personally identifying information while using such boards. Users must follow acceptable standards of behaviour when posting comments online. This site is not responsible for any individual comment postings to the OsseoTECH Weblog, and we will review objectionable material if it is brought to our attention. Users who voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on the Weblog, such as e-mail addresses or user names, should be aware that the information (plus any substantive information disclosed in the user’s communication) can be collected, correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of OsseoTECH.
Links to Other Sites
IP address: Every computer connected to the Internet has a numeric address called an “IP address.” This may or may not correspond uniquely to a particular computer. In some cases, IP addresses can be resolved to domain names, which may indicate a site visitor’s Internet service provider, employer, university, etc. As part of its database analysis OsseoTECH resolves IP addresses to domain names.
Browser type: A user’s browser is a software program running on a computer that allows users to access documents on the World Wide Web. Browsers can be either text or graphic. They read HTML coded pages that reside on a server and interpret the coding into what the user sees as Web pages. Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer are examples of Web browsers. Browser type typically discloses hardware platform, operating system, and browser software and version.
Referrer: The referrer is the URL of the Internet resource or page that causes a browser to request a page or image from the OsseoTECH server.
Fair Use Notice
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of dental, scientific, research, and social issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information please go to the following URL address: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The material presented on our main Web site has not been peer-reviewed. The indications, techniques and dosages on our Web site have been recommended in the dental literature and/or conform to clinical practice. The medications and equipment have not necessarily been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the techniques and dosages for which they are recommended. The package insert for each drug and/or equipment should be consulted for use and dosage as recommended by the FDA. Because standards, practices and recommendations change, it is advisable to keep abreast of revised recommendations, particularly those concerning new drugs, devices and techniques. While the techniques and dosages described are successfully used in our practice, they should be followed with discretion since their complications may be dependent on the operator, patient and/or other accompanying clinical circumstances. The development and maintenance of this web page has not been supported by any dental or medical manufacturing industry. The devices and/or equipment discussed in the web page is shown solely for teaching and educational purposes. Certain statements in our posts may be forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. These include statements about the individual company’s plans for testing and developing its technology and the potential future uses of the technology. Such forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of technologies to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the individual company’s ability to raise capital when needed, the company’s ability to complete the development of its planned products, the ability of the company to obtain FDA and other regulatory approvals permitting the sale of its products, the company’s ability to manufacture its products and provide its services, the impact of government regulations, patent protection on the company’s proprietary technology, product liability exposure, uncertainty of market acceptance, competition, technological change, and other risk factors. In such instances, actual results could differ materially as a result of a variety of factors, including the risks associated with the effect of changing economic conditions and other risk factors as detailed in the company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Please contact individual company’s PR departments for any information.
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The following rules govern the discussion forums presented on OsseoTECH. Please read carefully before participating. Your use of the discussion forums will constitute your agreement to comply with these rules:
If you participate in a discussion, you are responsible for ensuring that any material you post to OsseoTECH (text, images, or other multimedia content) does not violate or infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, and is posted with the permission of the owner of such rights.
You agree not to use any obscene or offensive language or to place on OsseoTECH any material that is libelous, abusive, or hateful, constitutes junk mail or unauthorized advertising, invades anyone’s privacy, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or international law or regulation. You agree to use the OsseoTECH discussion forums only for lawful purposes.
These rules may be modified from time to time by the OsseoTECH Editorial Board.
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