CED-IADR's Privacy Policy

The Continental European Division (CED-IADR) is one of the branches of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and is committed to IADR's user privacy (click here to see IADR's user privacy policy). 

Commitment to User Privacy

The Continental European Division of the International Association for Dental Research (CED-IADR) and IADR are committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on CED-IADR / IADR websites without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes CED-IADR / IADR do need information to provide services that you request. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of CED-IADR / IADRs data processing practices. Please see below for further information. 

If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should immediately discontinue your use of the CED-IADR / IADR Website, Services, and Materials (as the terms are defined in the Terms of Use, enabled by the Website) and follow the procedure described in the section titled "Updating your Personal Information and Privacy Preferences." 

If you have any questions or concerns relating to CED-IADR‘s website or would like to find out more about how CED-IADR / IADR collects, stores, or uses your personal data, please contact CED-IADR at ced.iadr@uzleuven.be and/or IADR at dataprivacy@iadr.org

The Information CED-IADR / IADR Collects and the Primary Purpose

The personal information you provide to CED-IADR / IADR is being collected for legitimate business purposes, which include processing membership and meeting registrations or responding to inquiries keeping you informed about new events, products, or offers and providing the best possible service to you. Whenever CED-IADR / IADR processes data for these purposes, CED-IADR / IADR will ensure that Personal Data rights are accounted for and respected. The provision of this information is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information we request, CED-IADR / IADR may be unable to process your membership, meeting registration or respond to your inquiry. All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence according to data privacy regulations. 

CED-IADR / IADR will only collect the personal information that is necessary for the purposes mentioned above. These purposes include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Full Name and Job Title
  • University and Address
  • Phone and Fax Number
  • Email Address
  • IADR Region/Division/Section
  • IADR Scientific Group/Network

IADR Groups, Networks, Regions, Divisions and Sections

To provide IADR members with a personalized and valuable service, IADR operates several Groups, Networks, Regions, Divisions and Sections, which require membership. As outlined for the purposes above, IADR will also collect information from data subjects during the membership process.

Information Sharing: With Whom IADR Shares Information and Why

IADR adheres to a strict policy according to which IADR does not rent or sell member or meeting attendee email lists. IADR will share your information with the Region, Division, Section, Group or Network that you belong to facilitate local and scientific specialty communications. 

No list supplied by IADR may be used by anyone other than for the confidential use of the original intent.

GDPR Compliance

CED-IADR / IADR is committed to fully complying with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 in effect as of May 25, 2018) 

CED-IADR / IADR respects your right to privacy. CED-IADR / IADR ensures all data is managed lawfully, fairly and transparently. When IADR uses third parties to acquire personal data from our members and attendees, CED-IADR / IADR hold those parties to the same high standard and the same legal requirements. 

According to GDPR, you have a right to be forgotten. You also have the right to request your personal data and information related to IADR’s privacy protection policies and processes. Please email CED-IADR at ced.iadr@uzleuven.be and/or IADR at dataprivacy@iadr.org for assistance with any of the above requests.


Appropriate technical and organizational measures are taken against unauthorized or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of data. 

IADR takes all necessary precautions to protect your information and is compliant with PCI (credit card processing compliance) requirements. When users submit sensitive information (e.g., a credit card number) over the Internet, IADR protects it using encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Access to all of IADR users' information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific task, such as processing an event registration, are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers on which CED-IADR / IADR stores personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Correcting, Updating or Removing Your Personal Information

CED-IADR / IADR will make every attempt to keep your personal data accurate, complete and up to date. If your personal information is incorrect or changes, or if you no longer wish to receive information from CED-IADR / IADR, CED-IADR / IADR will endeavor to correct, update, or remove your information as swiftly as possible. 

With respect to membership you may make changes/updates to your personal information by linking to your account at Edit My Profile (IADR website). Here, you will be able to view your personal information that IADR has on file and make any necessary changes. You may also access and correct your Personal Information and Privacy Preferences (such as specifying whether you wish to receive promotional communications) by writing IADR at: 

Attn: Change of Address/Privacy
1619 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
or email: dataprivacy@iadr.org 


CED-IADR at KU Leuven (Ms. Rosa Ciloglu) 
Attn: Change of Address/Privacy Kapucijnenvoer 7, Block A - box 7001
BE-3000 Leuven, Belgium
or email: ced.iadr@uzleuven.be

Please include your name, address, and/or email address when you contact us.

Notification of Changes

CED-IADR / IADR reserves the right to amend the Privacy Notice. In such case, the ‘last updated’ date will be amended accordingly and you will be informed via statement prominently displayed on the website.

Data Storage and Retention

The personal data IADR retains is stored on IADR servers and on the servers of cloud-based database management services located in United States.  IADR discourages the retention of data for longer than it is required. 

CED-IADR uses the network of the University Hospitals Leuven (Belgium), which is highly protected and in line with the protection of patient medical records.

For more information on where and for how long your personal data is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure, please contact CED-IADR at ced.iadr@uzleuven.be and/or IADR at dataprivacy@iadr.org.


The Internet is a global environment. The data that IADR collects from you may be transferred to, and stored at international destinations. It may also be processed by international staff or data processors outside this area, who may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details, and the provision of support services. 

CED-IADR / IADR will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

If you do not consent to this transfer, storing or processing of your personal information, please email CED-IADR at ced.iadr@uzleuven.be and/or IADR at dataprivacy@iadr.org indicating your wishes.

Direct Marketing

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or other promotional emails or printed promotional materials, you may opt out of receiving these communications. You may opt out of promotional emails by following the unsubscribe link placed in the footer of the promotional email (including the CED-IADR newsletter emails). If you want to opt out of receiving printed promotional pieces, please return the printed piece to CED-IADR or IADR with "unsubscribe" marked on it. Or, you can simply contact dataprivacy@iadr.org and ced.iadr@uzleuven.be and ask to be unsubscribed from promotional communications.

Information About Children

The CED-IADR / IADR website, Services and Materials are intended for students and professionals in the dental, oral and craniofacial research and healthcare field.  CED-IADR / IADR does not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.


Third-party Sites

The CED-IADR / IADR website contains links to other websites at which Personal Information is collected. In such instances, unless expressly indicated to the contrary, the collection and use of your Personal Information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. That privacy policy should identify the entity that is collecting your Personal Information and for what purpose your data is being used.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by laws of Belgium.  


Read here also the IADR/AADR Data Governance Policy.

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