San Mateo County Dental Society (CA)

Privacy Policy

SMCDS values its members and other site visitors and respects their privacy. We collect information in an effort to communicate with visitors about our projects, services, and promotions. SMCDS recognizes that it must maintain and use visitor information responsibly.  We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited.

Our Web server collects IP information. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is or may be used to track activity within our site to provide statistical information of a demographic nature, and track the browsing habits of our visitors.

We do not sell or rent personally identifiable information to third parties.  If our privacy policy regarding information practices change in the future, we will let you know by posting the policy changes on our Web site. We will notify you of any such change before we use your information in a manner not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. You will have the opportunity at that time to opt out of any new use of your information.


Legal Information


The content of is for general information purposes only and does not constitute a source of legal or professional advice.  Visitors to should always seek the advice of an appropriately qualified professional. SMCDS strives to provide content at that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, we give no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or applicability of any of the contents.  All content and information at may be changed, improved, or updated without notice.

Reference within the site to any specific commercial or non-commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by SMCDS.  The views and opinions of authors of content published on do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of SMCDS and may not be used for advertising or product endorsement.

Links to external or third party web sites on are provided solely for visitors' convenience. Any link from to an external web site does not imply or mean that endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such web site. SMCDS does not give any representation regarding the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of any external web sites, their content or their materials


Your payment and personal information is safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.


  • Registration Fees:  CE Courses, unless otherwise specified, require cancellation notice three (3) business days prior to event date for full refund of registration fee/s.
  • CPR Renewal Courses have limited capacity; therefore, 10 business day notice is required to reschedule or cancel registration without incurring $25 late rescheduling / cancellation fee.
  • SMCDS Member Dues, Newsletter Subscriptions:  Prorated refunds are calculated based on date of written cancellation notice; refund checks are typically issued in 30 days or less.
  • Advertising Placement Fees: payment is nonrefundable after the first day of the month prior to the issue of release.

Shipping / Delivery

We do not issue tickets for CE courses or events.  Your payment receipt is confirmation of your registration.