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Privacy and Cookies Policy

This website is operated by The Medical Protection Society Limited ("we", "us" or "our"). By using and visiting our website, using our services and/or becoming a member you agree to this privacy policy. We respect the privacy of visitors to our website, those who use our services and our members and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We have put this policy in place to protect your personal information. Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally this information is requested when you apply to become a member, to administer your membership and if you need assistance from us. In addition, we may gather and use information about you to improve the content and function of our websites, and we may monitor customer traffic patterns and website usage to help us improve the design and layout of our websites and to provide content that is of interest to you. By using and visiting our website, using our services and/or becoming a member you agree to our use of your personal information in this way.

Use of cookies

We may use information obtained about you from “cookies” (text files which are sent to us by your computer, tablet, mobile phone, or other access device (referred to collectively as a "computer")) which we can access when you visit our website in future. We do this to allow us to identify users and personalise the website wherever possible. The cookies store small pieces of information about our visitors. This means that on future visits to our websites, we can identify past visitors and welcome them back, helping us to provide a better, faster, and safer browsing experience.

We may access cookies stored on your computer when you visit our websites in future. We are able to do this by including web beacons (also known as clear GIFS or web bugs) in our emails. Our web beacons do not store additional information on your computer but, by communicating with our cookies on your computer, they can tell us when you have opened emails from us and what pages you look at.

We use cookies to identify which country website you last visited, so that on subsequent visits, you are redirected back to that website to aid your navigation. Without cookies, you would be asked to select the country website you wish to visit upon each visit to one of our global landing pages, www.medicalprotection.org, www.dentalprotection.org, or www.theyoungdentist.com

Our websites also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

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When and how to contact us

If your personal information changes, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your information, please let us know by contacting us at: Medical Protection Society, Victoria House, 2 Victoria Place, Leeds LS11 5AE or enquiries@medicalprotection.org.uk

If you wish to unsubscribe from the emails we send you, please click on the "unsubscribe" link included in an email from us.

Our goal is to respect your privacy. To help us improve our privacy practices please give us feedback. We welcome your comments and queries.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, you can find out how to do this on AboutCookies.org

Alternatively, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your computer in future, please refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions by clicking “Help” in your browser menu. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at AboutCookies.org

Please note that by refusing or deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website and you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

When you visit our website, we may also log your IP address, a unique identifier for your computer or other access device.

Personal information and data

Please select your country:

  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Other
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Singapore
  • Australia

How do we protect your information?

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information you disclose to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Other information

You should note that if our business (or any part of it) is sold or transferred at any time, the information we hold may form part of the assets transferred although will still only be used in accordance with this policy.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time so you are encouraged to review this policy from time to time. We will, of course, notify you of any changes where we are required to do so.

For quality control and training purposes, we may monitor or record your communications with us.

When and how to contact us

If your personal information changes, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your information, please let us know by contacting us at: Medical Protection Society, Victoria House, 2 Victoria Place, Leeds LS11 5AE or enquiries@medicalprotection.org.uk

If you wish to unsubscribe from the emails we send you, please click on the "unsubscribe" link included in an email from us.

Our goal is to respect your privacy. To help us improve our privacy practices please give us feedback. We welcome your comments and queries.

©2016 The Medical Protection Society Limited

Dental Protection Limited is registered in England (No. 2374160) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) which is registered in England (No. 36142). Both companies use Dental Protection as a trading name and have their registered office at 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PS. 

Dental Protection Limited serves and supports the dental members of MPS with access to the full range of benefits of membership, which are all discretionary, and set out in MPS’s Memordandum and Articles of Association

MPS is not an insurance company. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.