You might have a big event coming up. Or your teeth are staining over time. Maybe you just want to clear up some of the yellowing from your daily coffee or wine. There are plenty of reasons to get teeth whitening but the decision is firmly in the hands of the individual.
Just like hair colour, the tint of our teeth differs from person to person, therefore treating any type of discolouration is different for everyone. Before beginning any teeth whitening procedures consult with your local dentist to identify the cause of your discolouration and get the right treatment for you.
Our ‘pearly whites’ don’t always keep that bright white colour we wish they did. So why do our teeth discolour or stain? Stained teeth can range from brown spots and yellow tints to white streaks on the enamel. Dentists commonly use three main categories when evaluating the cause of discolouration:
Information About Us
https://shop.mavendental.com.au is a site operated by Maven Dental Group Pty Ltd ABN 80 131 333 492 (‘us’ or ‘we’). Our registered office is 50 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of this website.
Terms of Website Use
Please read these terms of website use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.
By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of website use and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these terms of website use, you must not use our site.
Other Applicable Terms
These terms of website use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:
If you purchase goods from our site, our Terms and Conditions of Supply will apply to the sales.
Changes to these Terms
We may revise these terms of website use at any time by amending this page.
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
Changes to Our Site
We may update our site from time to time and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing Our Site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of website use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
Your Account and Password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of website use.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of website use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
No Reliance on Information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Limitation of Our Liability
Nothing in these terms of website use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Australian law.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
We only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes. We will not be liable for:
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods by use to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions of Supply.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to modify or remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the part 10.7 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth). We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Linking to Our Site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site on any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than as permitted by these terms of website use, please contact email@example.com.
Third-party links and resources in our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
These terms of website use, their subject matter and its formation, are governed by the law of Queensland. You and we both agree that the courts of Queensland will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.
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We take your privacy seriously and understand the importance of protecting your personal information and health information.
This Policy outlines the types of personal information and health information that we usually collect, the purposes for which we collect it, to whom we disclose it, how we hold and keep it secure and your rights in relation to your personal information and health information, including how to complain and how we deal with complaints. This Policy should be read together with our respective website Terms and Conditions and any location specific legal notice.
By visiting our website or providing us with your personal information or health information (either directly or allowing another person to do so on your behalf), you acknowledge and agree that the personal information or health information we collect about you will be collected and handled in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with any part of this Policy, you must not provide your personal information or health information to us.
Our business interests span both Australia and New Zealand. We, our, or us refers to:
We may collect information from you or about you, including your:
The laws we comply with in our dealings with your personal information or health information will depend on your location. We will always comply with Applicable Privacy Laws and Applicable Anti-Spam Laws which means:
3.Dealing with us anonymously
Where it is lawful and practicable to do so, you may deal with us anonymously (e.g. when enquiring about our services generally). However, we usually need your name, contact information and other details to enable us to provide our services or products to you.
4.Why do we collect personal information or health information?
We will only collect personal information or health information from you when it is reasonably necessary to undertake our business activities and functions, or as otherwise permitted by law. We may also collect your personal information or health information for one or more of the following purposes:
We may also use your personal information or health information for other purposes not listed above which will be made clear to you at the time we collect your personal information, or for such purposes as may be required or permitted by the Applicable Privacy Laws.
5.What personal information do we collect and hold?
The personal information or health information collected depends on the dealings you have with us, and may include your:
If you are making an application or enquiry in relation to employment, or you have a dental practice and are interested in joining us, or you are an existing employee or practice, we may collect additional information from or about you such as:
We only collect sensitive information where it is reasonably necessary for our functions or activities and either you have explicitly consented, or we are required or authorised by law to do so. This may include health information, medical history, details about medication you take, or information for the purposes of a job application such as information about national origin or immigration status, or optional demographic information such as race.
We may collect your credit card details or other financial information where you provide them to us at one of our clinics for the purposes of arranging direct debit or payment plans you have requested. We will only use your financial information for the purpose for which it was collected and in accordance with this policy. We may also collect financial information from you through our sales facilities, to be used by us solely to facilitate payment for the services you have requested. Financial or credit card information we collect from you is strictly confidential and held on secure servers in controlled facilities.
8.Using government identifiers
In certain circumstances we are required, to collect government identifiers such as Medicare, National Health Index, pension or Veterans Affairs numbers. We will only use or disclose this information in accordance with the applicable laws.
9.How is personal information or health information collected?
We will, if reasonable and practicable to do so, collect personal and health information directly from you. This may take place when you fill out documents such as a form. Information may also be collected from you in other ways, including:
We may collect personal and health information from third parties such as:
10.Using and disclosing personal information and health information
We will not sell, distribute, rent, licence, disclose or reveal, share or pass your personal information or health information on to any third parties, other than in accordance with this Policy, and to those who are contracted to us to keep personal information or health information confidential.
We may disclose personal information or health information:
We operate and communicate with organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. Therefore some disclosures may occur outside your country. We will only disclose information to an organisation in a foreign country which has a substantially similar privacy regime or where the overseas organisation has agreed to comply with the Applicable Privacy Laws.
12.Marketing and your consent/opting out
We may use your personal information to identify a product or service that you may be interested in or to contact you about an event or promotion. We may with your consent or where required by Applicable Anti-Spam Laws, use the contact details you have provided to contact you from time to time (whether by phone, post, email or SMS) to tell you about new products or services and special offers that we believe may be of interest to you.
You can withdraw your consent to receiving direct marketing communications from us at any time by unsubscribing from the mailing list by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any email from us, by contacting us on the details at the end of the policy or by using the unsubscribe facility set out in any other electronic communication you receive. Once you have unsubscribed from the electronic communication, you will be removed from the corresponding marketing list as soon as is reasonably practicable and in accordance with Applicable Anti-Spam Laws.
We may occasionally engage other companies to provide marketing or advertising services on our behalf. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. If we provide those companies with any of your personal information, it is to provide you with a better or more relevant and personalised experience and to improve the quality of those services. We take reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
13.Information via the website and online software
Every time you use our website, information may be collected by us or on our behalf via services such as Google Analytics. Types of information collected may include:
The information that may be collected provides us with details about how the website is being used including the frequency and duration of visits, and which web pages you have accessed on the website.
We may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our visitors, traffic patterns and related site information. This data reflects site-usage and does not contain identifying information.
15.Links to other websites and third party advertising services
We may also utilise certain third-party advertising services (e.g. organizations such as FastClick or Google) to display advertising for our advertisers. These third-party services may also place a cookie on your computer for the purposes of ad tracking and presentation. We do not share personally identifiable visitor information with these third-party services.
16.Storing personal information and health information
We take all reasonable and appropriate steps (including organisational and technological measures) to protect your personal information and health information from misuse, interference and loss, as well as unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Some of the ways this is done include:
Where we store your personal information and health information depends on what interaction you have had with us. These include:
However, the Internet is not in itself a secure environment and we cannot give an absolute assurance that your personal information will be secure at all times. Transmission of personal information over the Internet is at your own risk and you should only enter, or instruct the entering of, personal information within a secure environment.
The Australian Privacy Act requires us to notify affected individuals and the Australian Information Commissioner about ‘eligible data breaches’. An eligible data breach occurs when the following criteria are met:
If it is not clear whether a suspected data breach meets these criteria, we will investigate and assess the breach to determine whether the breach is an ‘eligible data breach’ that requires us to notify the affected individuals. This is to ensure that you are notified if your personal information is involved in a data breach that is likely to result in serious harm. Even if the criteria are not met, we may decide it appropriate to notify you anyway as part of our commitment to taking privacy seriously.
18.Keeping personal information and health information accurate and up to date
It is your responsibility to ensure that the personal information or health information you provide us is accurate, complete and up-to-date. However, as required by Applicable Privacy Law, we will also endeavour to ensure that the personal information and health information collected from you is up to date, accurate and complete.
Medical records are our property - however you have a right to access them subject to some exceptions allowed by applicable laws. In the case of pathology services, it is recommended that you obtain the information from the referring doctor. We will disclose the medical record to an authorised personal representative or legal adviser where you have provided written authority, unless any of the applicable legislative exceptions apply.
You may request access to or correction of your personal information and health information we hold about you at any time by contacting the relevant Privacy Officer using the details set out at the end of this Policy. We will need to verify your identity. Subject to any applicable exceptions or requirements, we will provide you with access to the personal information or health information you request within a reasonable time and usually within 28 days in Australia and 20 working days in New Zealand. If we decide to refuse your request, we will tell you why in writing and how to complain.
We may charge a reasonable fee for collating and providing access to personal and health information.
If you have a question or comment regarding this Policy or wish to make a complaint or exercise your privacy rights, please contact our Privacy Officer on the following details:
Phone: +61 (07) 5635 2000
Attn: Privacy Officer
Maven Dental Group
PO Box 1146
Southport BC, QLD 4215
Phone: +64 9 361 7100
Attn: Privacy Officer
Lumino The Dentists
P O Box 106514
NEW ZEALAND 1143
We will need to verify you, and we will respond to you within a reasonable period of time to acknowledge your complaint and inform you of the next steps we will take in dealing with your complaint.
If you are not satisfied with our response, you may complain to:
Australia: The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) via the OAIC website: www.oaic.gov.au.
New Zealand: the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner via the website: https://www.privacy.org.nz/your-rights/making-a-complaint/