Privacy policy


The responsible party within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Continuing Education Institution of the Berlin and Brandenburg State Dental Associations GmbH
Aßmannshauser Str. 4-6, 14197 Berlin
Tel.: 030 414725-0, Fax: 030 4148967

Your data subject rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided:

  • Information about your data stored by us and its processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Correction of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 DSGVO),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),
  • object to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and
  • Data portability, provided that you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.

If we collect your personal data on the legal basis of the legitimate interests of the controller (Art.6 (1f) DSGVO) or the processing is carried out in the public interest (Art. 6 (1e) DSGVO), you have the right to object to this processing on grounds relating to your particular situation in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO. Please send the objection to the following e-mail address:

You may at any time submit a complaint to a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority in the federal state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with address can be found at:

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Nature and purpose of the processing:
When you access our website, i.e., when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like. In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring that the website connection is established without any problems,
  • Ensuring smooth use of the website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of the kind mentioned above will be used by us if necessary. evaluated statistically in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:
The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as order processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

Provision prescribed or required:
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be restricted.


Nature and purpose of the processing:
Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website.

This provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used and operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our web pages.

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can disable the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to learn how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Storage duration and cookies used:
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

Insofar as these cookies may (also) affect personal data, we inform you about this in the following sections.

You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory via your browser settings. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on your browser provider, you can find the necessary information at the links below:

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Applications in the employment relationship

Nature and purpose of the processing:
The processing of personal data of applicants for employment is carried out for the purpose of implementing the application procedure. The processing may also be carried out electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant sends us the relevant application documents electronically, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website.

Legal basis:
The legal basis for the processing results from § 26 BDSG and Art. 88 DSGVO (data processing in the context of employment).

Management of the institute and employees responsible for the area of employment, secretariat If an applicant is hired, the transmitted data will be stored or transferred to the personnel file for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with legal regulations.

Storage period:
If no employment contract is concluded with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted or destroyed four months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller conflict with such deletion/destruction. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a duty to provide evidence in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

Provision prescribed or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without your application documents, a proper application process is not possible.

Contact form/registration for training courses

Nature and purpose of the processing:
The data you enter or the registration data you send by e-mail will be processed for the purpose of registering for and organizing events, training courses and courses and to inform you about our training offers.

In the case of training courses that end with a qualification or certificate (e.g. advanced training courses), your data will also be processed for the examination and as proof of your acquired qualification.

Legal basis:
The legal basis for processing results from Art. 6 para. 1 b GDPR (data processing in the context of contract fulfillment and contract initiation).

If you provide us with your e-mail address, the processing and communication by e-mail is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6(1a) DSGVO.

If required for the course, the instructor will receive the registration data for processing. The instructor undertakes not to pass this data on to third parties and to delete it permanently once the purpose has been fulfilled.

We usually inform you about our offers on the basis of your consent Art. 6(1a) DSGVO.

You can revoke consents at any time with effect for the future.

Where applicable, we use your contact details in our legitimate interest to inform you about our course offerings and training courses in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR and recital 47.

Against the processing according to Art. 6 para. 1f DSGVO, you may, pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO at any time.

We do not share your data with third parties unless we are required to do so by law or we have your consent.

Storage period:
We store your data until the purposes are fulfilled or you object or revoke your consent.

If there is a contractual relationship, we are subject to the statutory retention periods according to the German Fiscal Code (AO) and the German Commercial Code (HGB) and may delete your data at the earliest after these periods have expired.

In our legitimate interest in being able to prove which qualifications have been acquired in our institute and, if necessary, to be able to confirm your qualification in the longer term, we store your certificate or proof of a professional qualification in a lock file after the statutory retention periods have expired.

The legal basis for the storage is Art. 6 para. 1 f GDPR and insofar as it concerns a change of purpose pursuant to Art. 6 para. 4 GDPR.

You can object to this longer storage at any time. In this case, we will delete your data immediately.

Provision prescribed or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without your information, unfortunately, the registration for our events and courses and their participation is not possible.

E-mail communication

Nature and purpose of the processing:
The data you send will be stored and processed for the purpose of individual communication with you.

Legal basis:
The processing of your sent data is based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1f DSGVO).
Our legitimate interest is to provide you with an uncomplicated and up-to-date form of communication with us.

In the case of processing on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1f DSGVO, you have the right to object (see above “Your data subject rights”).

If the communication takes place in the context of the execution or initiation of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1b GDPR.

Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

If a contractual relationship arises, we are subject to the statutory retention periods according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) and delete your data after these periods have expired.

Provision prescribed or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only communicate with you via email if you provide us with your name, email address and request.


If you subscribe to the Philipp Pfaff Institute newsletter, the data in the respective input mask will be transmitted to the controller. The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in process. That is, after registration you will receive an email asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with foreign e-mail addresses. When registering for the newsletter, the user’s IP address and the date and time of registration are stored. This serves to prevent misuse of the services or the e-mail address of the data subject. The data will not be passed on to third parties. An exception exists if there is a legal obligation to disclose. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter. The subscription to the newsletter may be terminated by the data subject at any time. Likewise, consent to the storage of personal data can be revoked at any time. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each newsletter. The legal basis for the processing of data after registration for the newsletter by the user is, if the user has given his consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 para. 3 UWG.

Use of rapidmail
Description and purpose: We use rapidmail for sending newsletters. The provider is rapidmail GmbH, Wentzingerstraße, 21, 79106 Freiburg, Germany. Among other things, rapidmail is used to organize and analyze the dispatch of newsletters. The data entered by you for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored on the servers of rapidmail in Germany. If you do not want any analysis by rapidmail, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message. For the purpose of analysis, the e-mails sent with rapidmail contain a so-called tracking pixel, which connects to the servers of rapidmail when the e-mail is opened. In this way, it is possible to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened. Furthermore, with the help of rapidmail we can determine whether and which links are clicked on in the newsletter message. All links in the e-mail are so-called tracking links that can be used to count your clicks. Depending on which font is used to design the respective newsletter, a connection to external servers such as Google Fonts takes place.

Legal basis: The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

Recipient: The recipient of the data is rapidmail GmbH.

Transmission to third countries: A transfer of data to third countries does not take place.

Duration: The data stored by us within the scope of your consent for the purpose of the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the servers of rapidmail after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this.

Revocation option: You have the option to revoke your consent to data processing with effect for the future at any time. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

Further data protection information: For more details, please refer to rapidmail’s data security notices at: For more information about the analysis functions of rapidmail, please refer to the following link:

Use of Matomo

This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software for statistical analysis of visitor access. The provider of the Matomo software is InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand.

Mamoto uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, which serves to optimize the website on our part. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process, so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be shared with third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software.

Legal basis:
The processing of the data is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1a) GDPR.

If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use at any time by clicking the mouse below. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which means that Mamoto will not collect any session data. Attention: If you delete your cookies, this will also delete the opt-out cookie and you may have to activate it again.

Recipients of the data are, if applicable, order processors.

Storage period:
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes.

Provision prescribed or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

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SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.


We use our Facebook page to present our services and get in touch with you. The processing of your data on this site is based on our legitimate interest in a modern and interactive way to communicate with you according to Art. 6 para.1 f DSGVO and, if applicable, the initiation of business relations according to Art. 6 para.1 b DSGVO.

For this information service offered here, we make use of the technical platform and services of Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.

We would like to point out that you use this Facebook page and its functions on your own responsibility. This applies in particular to the use of interactive functions (e.g. commenting, sharing, rating). The data collected about you in this context is processed by Facebook Ltd. and may be transferred to countries outside the European Union. Facebook describes what information it receives and how it is used in its data policy.

According to the ruling of the European Court of Justice of 5.6.2018, the operators of a Facebook page are joint controllers with Facebook in the processing of data processed through Insights. Facebook has adjusted the terms of use accordingly:

The following regulations are contained herein:

  • Data subject rights can be asserted with Facebook Ireland as well as with us,
  • the primary responsibility under the GDPR for the processing of Insights Data lies with Facebook and Facebook complies with all obligations under the GDPR with respect to the processing of Insights Data,
  • Facebook Ireland provides the essence of the Page Insights supplement to data subjects,
  • We, as the operator, do not make any decisions regarding the processing of Insights data and any other information resulting from Art. 13 GDPR, including legal basis, identity of the controller and storage period of cookies on user terminals.

Change to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

Questions for the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection or would like to exercise your data subject rights towards us, please send us an e-mail:

You can reach our external data protection officer Gerd-Jürgen Golze by e-mail: or by telephone at +49(0)30 91 43 66 11.

The data protection declaration was created with the data protection declaration generator of activeMind AG (version 2018-09-24).