Bayer is aware that the security of your private information from the use of our web site is an important concern. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore we would like you to know what data we maintain and what data we discard. With this privacy statement, we would like to inform you about our security measures.
Collection of Data
You can use our web site without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except as may be necessary to provide you a product or service at your request. When you use our web site, we store data on our servers for various security purposes. This data may include the name of your internet service provider, the web site that you used to link to our site, the web sites that you visit from our site and your IP-Address. This data could possibly lead to your identification, but we do not use it to do so. We do use the data from time to time for statistical purposes, but maintain the anonymity of each individual user so that the person cannot be identified. In cases when personal data is provided to others to provide you products or services you have requested, or for other purposes you have authorized, we rely on technical and organizational means to assure that applicable data security regulations are followed.
Collection and processing of personal data
We collect personal data only when you provide it to us, through registration, completion of forms or e-mails, as part of an order for products or services, inquiries or requests about materials being ordered and similar situations in which you have chosen to provide the information to us.
The database and its contents remain at our company and stay with data processors or servers acting on our behalf and responsible to us. Your personal data will not be passed on by us or by our agents for use by third parties in any form whatsoever, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so.
We will retain control of and responsibility for the use of any personal data you disclose to us. Some of this data may be stored or processed at computers located in other jurisdictions, such as the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. In such cases, we will ensure that appropriate protections are in place to require the data processor in that country to maintain protections on the data that are equivalent to those that apply in the country in which you live.
Purposes of Use
The data we collect will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with the requested products or services or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law.
Right of Access and Correction
You have the right to review and amend any personal data stored in our system if you believe it may be out of date or incorrect. Just send an e-mail to the address given in the imprint or contact the Data Security Officer at the address below.
Right of Cancellation
You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data in the future. Again, just send an e-mail to the address given in the imprint or contact the Data Security Officer at the address below.
We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for us to render a service you have requested or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with pending litigation).
We, or our third party service providers, collect information automatically using cookies, web beacons and other digital identifiers when you visit our web site. These identifiers identify the device that is being used, what pages are accessed, what preferences are set (for example, language and location), and when the device is used for future visits. We, or our third party service providers, use this information to enable web site functionality, to set preferences for returning visitors, and to create statistics regarding such matters as (i) the number of new and returning visitors, (ii) the pages visitors access, and (iii) what web site functions are used. Some identifiers also recognize a device when the visitor visits third-party web sites or may be used to predict whether a visitor visited our web site using a different device. These identifiers may be used to a visitor relevant content or advertising on our site or on third-party web sites.
Cookies may be session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies usually last for the duration of your visit until your browser is completely shut down and restarted. Persistent cookies may last for a longer period of time, but usually no more than six months. Please note that certain identifiers are strictly necessary in order for our web site to operate properly. If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set your browser to automatically reject any cookies. You may also opt-out of network advertising and certain of the non-necessary identifiers used for analytics. Please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada Opt-Out Page or the Digital Advertising Alliance (US) Ad Choices Opt-Out Page to exercise your choices.
Bayer uses technical and organizational security precautions to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Any personal data that is provided to Bayer by you will be encrypted in transit to prevent its possible misuse by third parties. Our security procedures are continuously revised based on new technological developments.
In light of the importance of protecting children’s privacy, we do not collect, process or use on our website any information relating to an individual whom we know to be under 13 years old without the prior, verifiable consent of his or her legal representative. Such legal representative has the right, upon request, to view the information provided by the child and/or to require that it be deleted.
If you have any problems, questions or ideas, please contact one of the following persons.
Head of Data Privacy
Phone: +49 (0) 30 468 16924
E-mail: Contact Form
#200, 160 Quarry Park Blvd. SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The constant development of the internet requires occasional adjustments to our privacy statement. We retain the right to make changes when necessary.