Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated in February 2019.

We appreciate your interest in Dental-Campus. Transparency and the protection of your data are very important to us. By using our services, you agree to our privacy policy. If you have any questions about this statement, the legal basis, your rights or the newsletter, feel free to contact our data protection officer Melanie Warth (contact@dental-campus.com):

The responsible authority according to the data protection act is:

Digital Dental Life AG
Boesch 80A
CH-6331 Hünenberg
+41 41 783 85 93
contact@dental-campus.com

According to Art. 27 para. 1 GDPR, our data protection representative in the European Union is:

Albert Zemba
albert.zemba@dental-campus.com

Content

  • 1. What data we collect
  • 2. How we collect data
  • 3. For what we use your data
  • 4. With whom we share your data
  • 5. Security
  • 6. Your rights
  • 7. Country specific regulations
  • 8. Updates and contact information
  • 9. Cookie Policy

Legal grounds

We process your personal data based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a), b), c) and f) of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). That is, by expressly giving us your consent, or your information is necessary to fulfill our contractual or legal obligations, or necessary to establish a business relationship with you.

1. Personal data

We collect and process certain information about you, including information you enter yourself and information about your participation in our courses. Some data is automatically collected, including information about your device and about the services that you interact with or use when you visit our website.

1.1 Data you provide to us

What data we collect from you or about you depends on the way you use our services. Below are some examples:

Account information

When enrolling for a course, you must create a user account. When you create or update your account, we collect and store the information you provide, such as your email address, password, gender and date of birth.

Profile data

You may also wish to indicate in your account other details about you, such as: your academic degree, a picture, a website link, profiles of social media, etc. Your profile data will be accessible to other students.

Shared content

Parts of the services allow you to communicate with other users or publicly share content, such as posting reviews, posting or answering questions, sending messages to attendees or lecturers, or posting photos or other contributions. Shared content of this nature may be publicly available to others depending on where it has been posted.

Course data

When you enroll and participate in courses, we collect certain data, such as which courses or assignments you have started and completed, your communication with lecturers and other participants, as well as answers to questions and other contributions you submit to meet the course requirements.

Payment details of participants

When you book a paid course, we collect the necessary information about your purchase (for example, your name and postal code). Certain payment and billing information must be provided directly to our partners for payment processing, including name, credit card details, billing address and postal code. For security reasons, Dental Campus does not collect or store sensitive cardholder data.

Communication and support

When you contact us, we will collect and store your contact information, messages, and other information about you, such as your name, email address, location, operating system, IP address, and other information you provide to us or we automatically collect (as explained below). We use this information to respond to you and to answer your questions or concerns in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1.2 Automatically collected data

When you access the services (including the training and module browsing), we automatically collect certain information, including:

System data

Specifications about your computer or device, such as IP address, device type, operating system type and version, unique device identifiers, browser, browser language, domain and other system data and platform types.

Usage data

Usage statistics about your interactions with the services, such as the courses you've accessed, the time spent on pages or services, pages viewed, features used, your searches, clicks, date and time, and other information about your use of the services.

Approximate geographic data

Your IP address will be used to calculate the approximate geographic location. This includes, among other things, the country, the location and the geographical coordinates.

The above data is collected using server log files and tracking technologies, as explained in the section "Cookies and Data Collection Tools". They are stored by us and connected to your account.

2. How we collect data

We collect the data listed above using tools such as cookies, analytics services, or third parties. Some of these tools allow you to reject data collection (also known as "Opt -out ").

2.1 Cookies and Data Collection Tools

Dental Campus and service providers acting for us (including Google Analytics) use server logs, cookies, tags, scripts, custom links, device or browser fingerprints, etc. ("data collection tools") when you access and use our web pages. These automatically collect certain system data and usage data when you use the services. In some cases, we connect the data collected through these tools with other data that we collect (as set out in this Privacy Policy).

We use cookies to analyze your use of the services, tailoring your user experience, making it easier to log in to our sites, and recognizing you when you return. We use web beacons (small objects that we can use to measure the actions of visitors and users who use the services) for tasks such as determining whether a page has been visited or an e-mail has been opened, identifying a more efficient delivery of ads by not showing specific promotions to current users.

Dental-Campus uses the following types of cookies:

  • Security: Cookies that enable you to log into and access the services, protect yourself from fraudulent log-ins, and detect and prevent the misuse or unauthorized use of your account..
  • Preferences: Cookies that store information about your browser and preferences that affect the appearance and behavior of the services (for example, the preferred language)..
  • Functional: This type of cookies store functional settings (for example, the volume you selected for video playback)..
  • Session status: This type of cookies track your interactions with the services so we can improve them and your browsing experience, store your login details, and enable you to process your course purchases. These cookies are basically required for the services to work properly. If you disable them, certain features will be unusable or unavailable. .

In your web browser different settings for cookies are available. You can choose to be notified when trying to save cookies on your computer. You can also restrict the types of allowed cookies or refuse cookies altogether. However, restricting cookies may mean that some functions of our offer are no longer or only partially possible.

2.2 Analysis

We use third-party browsers and analytics services, such as Google Analytics, for our services. These services use tools to help us analyze your use of the services. Information is collected, such as how often you visit the services, events within the services, usage and performance data. We use this data to improve our services, better understand performance across devices, and provide you with information that might be of interest to you.

3. For what we use your data

Among other things, we use your information to provide our services, to communicate with you, to resolve problems, to prevent fraud or misuse, to improve our services, to analyze the use of our services, to present personalized advertising and to comply with legal requirements or to ensure safety and integrity to the extent necessary. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

4. With whom we share your data

We disclose certain information about you to lecturers, other participants, companies that provide services to us, our business partners, analytics and data enrichment providers, social media providers, businesses that help us with promotions and surveys, and advertising companies which we entrust with the application of our services. We may also share your information, when necessary, for security, regulatory, or corporate reorganization purposes. Finally, we may also share information in other ways, provided that they are aggregated or anonymized or we have obtained your explicit consent.

We may share your information with third parties under the following circumstances or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy:

  • To your lecturers: We pass on data that we have from you to the instructors of the courses you enroll in or request information from, in order to improve their courses for you and other participants. This data may include information such as your name, academic title, location, country, browser language, operating system, device settings, the website that you used to access Dental Campus, and your activities on Dental Campus. If we collect additional information about you (such as age or gender), we may also pass it on. We also enable our lecturers to integrate Google Analytics on their course pages to track the sources of traffic at their courses and to optimize their course pages..
  • To other participants and lecturers: Depending on your settings, your shared content and other profile information will be publicly visible, including to other participants and lecturers. If you ask a lecturer or teaching assistant a question, your information (including your name) will also be publicly visible to other users, depending on your preferences. .
  • To service providers, contractors and authorized representatives: We share your information with third parties who provide services on our behalf, such as payment processing, data analysis, marketing and advertising services (including retargeting), e-mail and hosting services, and customer service and support. These service providers may access your personal data and are required to use it only to our specifications to provide the service we require..
  • To business partners: We have agreements with other websites and platforms for them to distribute our services and to channel traffic to Dental Campus..
  • To analysis and data enrichment services: As part of our use of analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, we provide certain contact information, account information, system data, usage data (see Section 1 for details) or anonymized data as needed. Anonymized data is data from which we have removed information such as your name and e-mail address and replaced it with a symbolic ID. This allows these providers to provide analytics services or to compare your data with publicly available database information (including contact and social information from other sources). Our intention is to make our communication with you more effective and personal. .
  • To conduct promotions and surveys: We may share your information to the extent necessary to conduct, promote, or sponsor promotions and surveys that you voluntarily participate in, and as required by law (such as publication of a list of winners, submission of required documents) or as set out in the rules of the promotion or survey. .
  • For promotional purposes: If we choose to offer advertising in the future, we may use certain system and usage data and pass it on to advertisers and networks to show general demographics and user preferences. We may also allow advertising partners to collect system data using data collection tools and use that data to provide them with targeted advertising to personalize their user experience (through usage-based advertising) and web analytics. Advertising partners may also pass on the information they collect about you to us. Details of the Opt-out of participating in ad-based advertising of ad networks ("Your choices regarding the use of your information"). Please note that after the Opt-out, advertisements will continue to be presented, but they will be generic. .
  • For safety and regulatory compliance purposes: We may disclose your data to third parties (at one's own discretion) if we believe, in good faith, that the disclosure meets the following criteria: .
  • It’s legally permitted or prescribed .
  • It’s done as part of a judicial, regulatory or legal investigation or disposition, or such a procedure .
  • It’s reasonably necessary as part of a valid compulsory summons, arrest warrant or other final injunction.
  • It’s necessary to enforce our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and other legally binding contracts.
  • To detect, prevent or combat fraud, misuse, improper use, potential violations of laws (or rules or regulations) or security or technical issues.
  • It’s reasonably necessary at our discretion to protect the rights, property or safety of Dental Campus, our users, employees, members, the public or our services from imminent harm .
  • We may also disclose information about you to our auditors and legal advisors for the purposes of assessing our disclosure obligations and rights under this Privacy Policy.
  • During a change in control: If Dental-Campus conducts a business transaction, such as a merger, acquisition, unbundling or liquidation (including bankruptcy), or sells any or all of its assets, all of your data may be used in such a change or consideration of a change (including due diligence) or transferred to or disclosed to the successor organization.
  • For aggregation / anonymization: We may disclose or use aggregated or anonymized data for any purpose.
  • With your permission: If you give us your permission to do so, we may share information with third parties outside the scope of this privacy policy.

5. Security

We take precautions appropriate to the type and sensitivity of data. As with any online system, there is the possibility of unauthorized access. It is therefore important that you protect your password and contact us if you suspect that unauthorized persons have access to your account.

Dental Campus takes reasonable precautions to protect your personal information that we collect and save from unauthorized access, modification, disclosure or destruction. Depending on the type and sensitivity of the data we use different precautions. However, a truly complete protection of a system is unfortunately not possible. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that communication between you and Dental Campus, the services or the information you provide to us in connection with the data collected by us through the services is wholly immune to unauthorized access by third parties. Your password is an important component of our security system and you are responsible for protecting it. You should never share your password with third parties. If you believe that your password or account may be at risk, you should immediately change it and contact us at contact@dental-campus.com.

6. Your rights

You have certain rights in regards of the use of your data. This includes the ability to reject promotional emails, cookies and the collection of your data by certain analytics providers. You may update or cancel your account for our services at any time, and you may also contact us if you have questions about your rights.

6.1 Your choices regarding the use of your data

You can choose not to provide us with certain data. However, this may mean that you cannot use certain features of the services.

  • If you do not want to receive any further advertising from us, you can unsubscribe from it. To do this, you can either use the Opt-out mechanism in the promotional message you received or change the newsletter settings in “my profile” in your Dental Campus account. Please note that regardless of your email preferences, we will continue to provide you with transaction and customer relationship messages about the services, including administrative acknowledgments, order confirmations, important new information about the services, and notifications of our policies.
  • The browser or device you are using may allow you to control cookies and other types of local data storage. Your wireless device may also give you the opportunity to control the collection and sharing of location or other data. You can manage the LSOs from Adobe using the Site Storage Settings control panel.
  • If you want more information or you want to know more about the control of cookies used for targeted advertising by participating companies, read the pages about Opt-out from how to use Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance. If you are in the European Union, visit the website Your Online Choices. To unsubscribe from Google Display Advertising or customize the Google Display Network, visit the Ads Settings page.
  • If you do not want Google Analytics to use your data for analysis and enrichment purposes, please refer to the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
  • Upon explicit request, you will receive information from us as to which personal data we collect from you for what purpose, based on which legal basis we have.

If you have questions about your data, the use of your data by us or your rights, please contact us at contact@dental-campus.com.

6.2 Retrieve, update and delete your personal data

You may access and update your personal data that Dental Campus collects and maintains, as follows:

  • If you would like to update the information you provide directly, you can log in to your account at any time and update your information.
  • How to cancel your account:
  • If you would like to cancel your account, please send an e-mail to contact@dental-campus.com.
  • Please note the following: After the cancelation of your account, some or all of your information may still be visible to others, in particular data that has been (a) copied, stored or distributed by other users (including comments during classes), (b) shared or distributed by you or others (including your shared content) or (c) posted on a third-party platform. Even after your account has been terminated, we will retain your information as long as it serves a legitimate purpose (and in accordance with applicable laws), such as: an aid in fulfilling legal obligations, settling disputes and enforcing our agreements. Such information may be retained and disclosed by us following this Privacy Policy after your account has been terminated.
  • If you would like to retrieve, rectify or delete your personal data, please send an inquiry by e-mail to contact@dental-campus.com or by post.

7. Country specific regulations

In principle, all data protection questions are subject to the law of the Swiss headquarters of Digital Dental Life AG. Due to country-specific rules - especially the rules of the GDPR in EU countries - we have aligned our privacy policy with these standards. As far as can be seen, these rules also represent a higher level of protection for users from the USA and other countries.

As far as necessary, we have entered into data processing agreements with our service providers that restrict and regulate the processing of your data by these providers in our name. By submitting your data or using our services, you consent to this transfer, storage and processing by Dental-Campus and its processors.

8. Updates and contact information

If we make an essential change to these terms, we will notify users by e-mail, by product notice or by any other means provided by law. Changes take effect on the day of their publication. For questions, concerns or disputes, please contact us by e-mail or by post.

8.1 Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. If we make any fundamental changes to the privacy policy, we will notify you by e-mail, posting a notice in the services, or we will inform you in the manner prescribed by law. We will also provide an overview of the most important changes. Unless otherwise stated, changes will take effect on the day of their publication.

If you continue to use the services after the effective date of a change then the invocation and / or use of the services by you, under applicable law, shall constitute a declaration that you agree (and agree to comply) with the revised Privacy Policy, and that you agree to be bound by it. The revised privacy policy overrides all previous privacy policies.

8.2 Interpretation

All basic terms not defined here are as specified in the Dental Campus Terms of Use. All versions of this Privacy Policy in languages other than German are provided for convenience only. You agree that the German version is authoritative in case of a contradiction with a non-German version.

8.3 Questions

If you have any questions, concerns or disputes regarding our privacy policy, please contact our data protection officer at contact@dental-campus.com. You can also send a letter to: Digital Dental Life AG, Boesch 80A, 6331 Hünenberg, Schweiz.

9. Cookie Policy

This cookie policy was last updated in February 2019.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser while you surf the Internet. They may be used to collect, store, and disclose information about your activity on websites, including on the Dental Campus website. Cookies also enable us to store certain information about your visits to Dental Campus, such as your preferred language, and to make the use of the website easier.

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire after a short while or when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies remain in your browser for a certain period of time. We use session cookies to identify you at a single Internet session, e.g. when you sign up for Dental Campus. We use persistent cookies when we need to identify you over a longer period of time, e.g. if you indicate that you want to stay logged in.

Why does Dental Campus use cookies and similar technologies?

We use cookies and similar technologies to provide, measure and improve our services in a variety of ways. We use these cookies when you visit our website and our services through a browser. We use cookies for the following purposes:

Authentication and security

  • For your registration at Dental-Campus
  • To ensure your safety
  • To detect and combat spam, abuse and other activities that violate the agreements with Dental Campus

For example, cookies help authenticate your access to Dental Campus and prevent unauthorized access to your accounts.

Settings

  • For storing data via your browser and your settings
  • To save your settings and other options you choose

For example, cookies allow us to store your preferred language or the country you are in, so that we can display content in your preferred language without asking every visit.

Analysis and research

  • To help us improve and understand how users use Dental Campus

For example, we use cookies to test different versions of Dental Campus to determine which features or content users prefer. With web beacons we can determine which e-mail messages are opened. Cookies enable us to determine how you use Dental Campus, e.g. which links you click.

We also work with a number of partners, such as Google Analytics, who use cookies and similar technologies and allow us to analyze the use of the services. This also includes, for example, which websites you use to access the services. These service providers either collect this information themselves or we disclose it to them.

You can opt-out of some of these services using tools such as the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Personalized content

  • To customize Dental Campus based on relevant content

For example, we can use cookies to display an individualized list of recommended courses on the homepage.

Advertising

  • To provide advertising that is more relevant to you.

For more information on targeted advertising and advertising cookies and your Opt-out opportunities, visit www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. Users in the European Union can find information on the site Your Online Choices.

What data protection options do I have?

You have a number of ways to control or restrict the use of cookies by us and our affiliates:

  • Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can change the browser settings and refuse cookies. For instructions, see the support articles for your browser. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to log in to the services, customize the services, or use some of the interactive features.
  • Flash cookies work differently than browser cookies and may not be removed by your browser's cookie management tools. For more information about flash cookies and how to manage them, see the articles about management of flash cookies and website storage settings from Adobe.
  • If you want more information or you want to know more about the control of cookies used for targeted advertising by participating companies, read the pages about Opt-out from how to use Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance. If you are in the European Union, visit the website Your Online Choices. To unsubscribe from Google Display Advertising or customize the Google Display Network, visit the Ads Settings page.
  • For general information about targeting cookies and their deactivation, see www.allaboutcookies.org.

Updates and contact information

This cookie policy may change from time to time. We will notify you by posting the policy on our site and indicating the effective date. If we make fundamental changes, we will take appropriate measures to inform you in advance of the proposed change.

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please send us an e-mail to contact@dental-campus.com.