Protecting your data is important. In order to comply with our statutory duties of clarification and information, we will inform you below about how we, SCENTIA – Institute for Further Education, hereinafter named by the legal representative Boris Rogge, process your data when using this website and what rights you have with regard to data processing.

This declaration is intended to provide information and explain which data is used for Use of this website collected, processed or stored and how we protect your personal and personal data want to guarantee. The German data protection regulations, e.g. the BDSG , but also European data protection regulations such as GDPR authoritative.

Name and contact details of the person responsible for processing and the company data protection officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

Ulf Schröder, SCENTIA – Institute for Further Education
New Wall 10

20354 Hamburg

Telephone: 040 822 15 3366
Fax: 040 822 15 3010

Brigitta Ernst can be reached at:

Team Ernst – the data protection experts
Radio station 2
80335 Munich
Phone: 089 206 054 205

Collection and storage of personal data as well as the type and purpose of their use Storage of data when the website is accessed

This website collects and stores information that your browser transmits. Which information is also depends on the settings of the browser you are using. Information transmitted can be, for example:

  • Browser type,
  • Browser version,
  • operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (indicates the website from which you came to this website),
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Name and URL of the file called up,
  • Time of the server request (timestamp).

A comparison with other data in order to carry out identification or profiling does not take place. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The saved data will be deleted after 21 days at the latest.

The data mentioned will be used by us following purposes processed

  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
  • Ensuring comfortable use of our website,
  • Control of the load on the servers,
  • Detection of illegal attacks on the servers on which the website is hosted,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 f GDPR, my legitimate interest is the conduct of my business activities, in particular with regard to my well-being.

If you register on our website in order to use personalized services, personal data will be collected. This includes the name, address, telephone number and e-mail address as contact and communication data.

Contact and inquiry forms

Our website has a contact form that can be used to contact our company electronically. The data entered by the user in the input mask are transmitted to us and stored. In addition, the user’s IP address and the date and time of transmission are also saved. The consent of the user is obtained for the processing of the data as part of the sending process. The legal basis for processing is therefore Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. As far as the storage of the IP address is concerned, the legal basis is also Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Alternatively, you can contact us via the one mentioned on our website
E-mail address possible. In this case, in addition to the e-mail address, the personal data that are listed by the user in the e-mail are transmitted. The legal basis is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.

The processing of the data transmitted via the contact form or by e-mail is only used to establish the desired contact. The other data are stored in order to prevent or detect misuse of the website and to ensure the security of our system. The data will not be passed on to third parties unless there is a statutory disclosure obligation.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. As far as the data transmitted by the user in the contact form or in the e-mail is concerned, this is the case when the relevant communication has ended, unless the communication content is still legally relevant afterwards.

The data subject has the option at any time to revoke their consent to data processing or to object to the use of the data. In this case, the intended contact with the user is no longer possible or communication that has already started cannot be continued.


Be on this website Cookies used. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user’s computer (PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). Information is stored in the cookie that results in connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. So we put so-called Session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you have already visited us and what inputs and settings you have made so that you do not have to re-enter them.

On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize when you visit our site again that you have already visited us.

The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR required.

You can usually see which cookies we are using in the settings of the browser you are using or in the website information that your browser displays next to the URL line.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent the storage of cookies by making the appropriate settings “do not accept cookies” on your browser. You will usually find the settings for this in the “Data Protection”, “Privacy” or “Security” area

However, if you prohibit the storage of cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

Transfer of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ( /) (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

  • Browser type / version,
  • operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request,

are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. IP anonymization is activated on this website. Your IP address will therefore be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

More information:

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the link below Browser plugin download and install: .

We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been expanded to include the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” has been expanded to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

You can the Collection by Google Analytics prevent by clicking on the following link. It will be a Opt-out cookie set that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:
Deactivate Google Analytics
Further and more detailed information on terms of use and data protection can be found at

Google Fonts

We integrate the fonts (“Google Web Fonts”) from the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This is done so that our content is displayed correctly and graphically appealing in all browsers. We use Google Webfont on this website for this purpose ( ). These are transferred to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading. If the browser you are using does not support Google web fonts or prevents access, our content will be displayed in a standard font. Calling up Google Web Fonts automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Here, too, you have the option of integrating Google web fonts via opt-out under to prevent.
The data protection declaration for the Google Fonts of the provider can be found at

Log files

You can visit our website without providing any information about yourself. However, every time you use the Internet, your Internet browser automatically transmits certain information and saves it in so-called log files. The log files are saved by us for 90 days only to determine faults and security reasons (e.g. to investigate attempted attacks) and then delete them. Log files, the further storage of which is necessary for evidence purposes, are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified and can be passed on to investigating authorities in individual cases.

In particular, the following information is stored in the log files:

  • IP address (Internet protocol address) of the terminal device from which the online offer is accessed;
  • Internet address of the website from which the online offer was accessed (so-called origin or referrer URL);
  • Name of the files or information accessed;
  • Date and Time;
  • amount of data transferred;
  • Operating system and information on the Internet browser used, including installed add-ons (e.g. for the Flash Player);
  • http status code (e.g. “request successful” or “requested file not found”).

Affected Rights

You have the right:

  • according to Art. 15 GDPR information desk to request about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes that
    Category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a
    Right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right to complain, the origin of your data, unless we have collected them
    request, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information on their details;
  • according to Art. 16 GDPR immediately the Rectification to request incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • according to Art. 17 GDPR the deletion To request your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • according to Art. 18 GDPR the Restriction to request the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you according to Art. 21 GDPR Contradiction have objected to the processing;
  • according to Art. 20 GDPR Your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine readable format to receive or to request the transfer to another responsible person;
  • according to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR Your once granted consent towards us at any time withdraw . This has the consequence that we are processing the data based on this consent
    based, are no longer allowed to continue in the future and
  • according to Art. 77 GDPR with a Supervisory authority to complain . As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or our office.

Right to object

If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR processed, you have the right according to Art. 21 GDPR To object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for this that arise from your particular situation or the
Objections to direct mail. In the latter case you have a general one Right to object which we implement without specifying a particular situation.
If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an email to is sufficient

Data security

We use the common one within the website visit SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the 128-bit encryption level. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed key or lock symbol in the status bar of your browser.
We also use suitable technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Deletion of data

The data collected, stored and / or processed by us are processed according to the specifications of Art. 17 GDPR and Art. 18 GDPR deleted or restricted in their processing. the data stored by us are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements.

If data is not deleted because it is required for other legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. In other words, the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.

According to the requirements of the German legislator, the storage takes place in particular for 6 years Section 257 (1) HGB (Commercial letters, accounting documents, opening balance sheets, annual financial statements, …) and for 10 years in accordance with Section 147 (1) AO (Commercial letters, business letters, books, records, any documents relevant for taxation, …).


For information and suggestions on the subject of data protection, our data protection officer Brigitta Ernst will be happy to provide you with the contact details provided. If you would like to get in contact with SCENTIA – Institute for Further Education Boris Rogge, you can reach us using the contact details at the beginning of this data protection policy.

If you want to contact us by e-mail, we point out that the confidentiality of the information transmitted cannot be guaranteed. The content of e-mails can be viewed by third parties. We therefore recommend that you only send us confidential information by post.

Current status and changes to this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and was last updated in May 2018. Due to the further development of our website and offers on it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be accessed at any time on the website can be called up and printed out.

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