This website (hereinafter the “Website“) is
provided by Bayer Company (hereinafter “us” or “ we”). For further information regarding the
provider of the Website, please refer to our imprint.
In the following we wish to provide you with information on how we handle
your personal data when you use our Website. Unless otherwise indicated in
the following chapters, the legal basis for the handling of your personal
data results from the fact that such handling is required to make available
the functionalities of the Website requested by you (Art. 6(1)(b) General
Data Protection Regulation).
When you call up our Website, your browser will transfer certain data to
our web server. This is done for technical reasons and required to make
available to you the requested information. To facilitate your access to
the Website, the following data are collected, briefly stored and used:
Moreover, to protect our legitimate interests, we will store such data for
a limited period of time in order to be able to initiate a tracking of
personal data in the event of actual or attempted unauthorized access to
our servers (Art. 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).
In order to be able to order via our Website, you need to first register an
account with us, where you are able to determine your personal login
credentials that you need to be able to log into your personal account. For
this registration and subsequent login procedure, we collect the following
information about you:
The system creates a User ID after your registration for authorization
purposes. We process this personal data in order to provide you with an
access to the services of our Website. They are deleted in case you
deactivate your user account.
This Website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that
are stored in the memory of your terminal via your browser. They store
certain information (e.g. your preferred language or site settings) which
your browser may (depending on the lifespan of the cookie) retransmit to us
upon your next visit to our Website.
We differentiate between two categories of cookies: (1) functional cookies,
without which the functionality of our Website would be reduced, and (2) optional cookies used for e.g. website analysis and
marketing purposes. The following tables contain a detailed description of
the optional cookies we use:
We only use optional cookies if we have obtained your prior consent (Art.
6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation). Upon your first access to our
Website, a banner will appear, asking you to give us your consent to the
setting of optional cookies. If your consent is given, we will place a
cookie on your computer and the banner will not appear again as long as the
cookie is active. After expiration of the cookie’s lifespan, or if you
actively delete the cookie, the banner will reappear upon your next visit
to our Website and again ask for your consent.
Of course you may use our Website without any cookies being set. In your
browser, you can at any time configure or completely deactivate the use of
cookies. This may, however, lead to a restriction of the functions or have
adverse effects on the user-friendliness of our Website.
On our Website we use a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
Google will analyze your use of our Website on our behalf. To this purpose,
we use the cookies described in more detail in the above table. The
information collected by Google in connection with your use of our Website
(e.g. the referring URL, our webpages visited by you, your browser type,
your language settings, your operating system, your screen resolution) will
be transmitted to a server of Google in the US, where it will be stored and
analyzed. The respective results will then be made available to us in
anonymized form. Your usage data will not be connected to your full IP
address during this process. We have activated on our Website the IP
anonymizing function offered by Google, which will delete the last 8 bits
(type IPv4) or the last 80 bits (type IPv6) of your IP address after each
data transfer to Google. Moreover, Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, which
ensures that an adequate level of data protection is maintained with
respect to the processing of personal data by Google in the US.
You may withdraw your consent to the use of web analysis service of Google
Inc., at any time, either by downloading and installing the provided Google Browser Plugin or by
administrating your consents in the above table, in
which case an opt-out cookie will be placed. Both options will prevent the
application of web analysis only as long as you use the browser on which
you installed the plugin and do not delete the opt-out Cookie.
On our website we use a web statistics analysis tool. Main purpose of the
web statistics analysis is to learn about the most frequently used
functionalities in order to improve our websitei. e. how many registered
users per country are using the different functional services of myOrders
(Order History, Invoice Copy, Delivery Tracking, Order Entry).To analyse
the usage of the website we process your User ID and the functionalities
you have used during your visit on our website. We will store your personal
data and the analysis results for 6 months.You may withdraw your consent to
the use of web statistics analysis at any time by administrating your
consents in the above table, in which case an opt-out cookie will be placed.
We will process the following personal data for the following purposes:
In order for us to be able to process any purchase order you make, which
includes processing your payment, creating an invoice and organizing
shipment to you, we may need to process the following personal data from
We maintain a customer relationship management system (CRM system) where we
store the contact information of all our customers together with their
personal purchase history. We use this information in order to be able to
better understand your interests and inform you about our products and
services that might interest you as well. Furthermore, we are able to
better provide you with support in case you might need it.
If you choose to pay on account, we perform a credit check to protect us
against payment defaults. For more details, please refer to the table
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we
plan to use your personal data, and the legal bases we rely on. We have
also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
In order to improve our services we may use the email-address as provided
in your profile to ask for your feedback (e.g. regarding customer service,
on time delivery, quality of the delivery and accuracy of invoicing).
You may at any time object to the use of your email-address for the
purposes of collecting your feedback by sending an email to
Your personal data in the context of purchases you made with us will be
stored for 10 years as of the moment you finalized the purchase order in
order to fulfill the archiving duties we have according to applicable tax
For the processing of your data we will to some extent use specialized
service contractors. Such service contractors are carefully selected and
regularly monitored by us. Based on respective data processor agreements,
they will only process personal data upon our instruction and strictly in
accordance with our directives.
Your data will in part also be processed in countries outside the European
Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which may have a lower
data protection level than European countries. In such cases, we will
ensure that a sufficient level of protection is provided for your data,
e.g. by concluding specific agreements with our contractual partners (copy
available on request), or we will ask for your explicit consent to such
The following rights are in general available to you according to
applicable data privacy laws:
If you wish to exercise your rights, please address your request to the
contact indicated below. (-> Contact).
For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy, please write
an e-mail to email@example.com or
contact our company data protection officer at the following address:
Group Data Protection Officer
We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time. Updates of our
Privacy Statement will be published on our Website. Any amendments become
effective upon publication on our Website. We therefore recommend that you
regularly visit the site to keep yourself informed on possible updates.
Last updated: 11.12.2018.