Privacy Policy

The smellingtraining application was built by Essense Deutschland GmbH. To learn more about us, you can consult our Legal Notice.
Essense Deutschland GmbH is referred to below as “essense”.

essense, resposible for treating the data, is fully committed that the processing of personal data carried out on the site and the application

  • complying with the general data protection regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act;
  • protected, so that you are the only people who can read your data - the essense company, its employees, not having access to your personal information;
  • secured with the most secure means (HDS certified host, ISO 27001, server-side data encryption, etc.)

Do you have any questions or would you like to exercise your rights?

You can ask us a question at any time or exercise your rights of access, rectification, opposition, deletion or limitation of the processing of your personal data by contacting our DPO (Data Protection Officer) at this email

For any complaint concerning your personal data, you can either contact our DPO or contact the German Data Protection Authotity directly on their website

What personal data do we process?

To create your profile, we ask you:

  • your e-mail address to allow you to create an account and secure your access;
  • your name.

Whilst visiting the smellingtraining website, we collect the following personal data:

  • identity data (first name, age, sex);
  • data on your medical history.
On what legal basis?

The consent you give us when you register for the smellingtraining application.

What do we do with it?

You provide this information in order to use the smellingtraining app, mainly for:

  • Performing a test when you register in order to determine whether you meet the requirements for doing our training program;
  • Collecting data about loss of smell or taste as a result of covid-19 for scientific research.

This data is used to allow the correct functioning of the smellingtraining app and in particular our survey.

This data is used to allow the correct functioning of the smellingtraining app and in particular our survey.

How long do we keep this data?

The data is archived for the time you use the application. If you do not use the application for 24 months, the data will be automatically deleted to ensure your right to be forgotten.

How can I consult, modify or delete this data?

All data stored within smellingtraining can be modified or deleted directly by the owner of the account.

You can also request the deletion of your account in the application settings.

Alternatively, you can request help by sending an email to

How do we protect your data?

We guarantee state of the art technology for the protection of your data:

  1. Essense employees do not have access to your information
  2. As we write our own software, we know who is accessing the data and how
  3. We have chosen a host that is Health Data host and ISO 27001 certified
  4. The servers are updated regularly to comply with the security updates issued by the manufacturers, with a surveillance and continuous on call
  5. Your data is encrypted within our databases
  6. All of our data processing is documented and regularly monitored, including audits, carried out at regular intervals
  7. The list of subcontractors and stakeholders is available on this page

List of subcontractors and stakeholders

3DS Outscale (hosting and storage, in France)

Simple Analytics (audience analysis)

Association (partners of the clinical study - aggregated non-nominative data only) (online payment processing) (notre partenaire pour l’achat d’huiles essentielles - si vous commandez en ligne uniquement)

Speedinfo (plateform e-commerce reliant notre application à - si vous commandez en ligne uniquement)

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The use of this site does not replace the advice of a health professional which should be sought before any first use.