This website (hereinafter the “Website“) is provided by Bayer AG, Crop Science Division, Monheim, Germany (hereinafter “us” or “we”). For further information regarding the provider of the Website, please refer to our imprint.
Information on other selected non-Website related data processing activities performed by us and all of our affiliates in Germany (e.g. when you give us a business card or we collect your data from publicly available sources) can be found in the privacy information for selected specific processing activities.
In the following, we would like to inform you about our handling of personal data when using this website. Unless otherwise described in the following sections, the legal basis for the handling of your personal data follows from the necessity of dealing with the provision of the functionalities requested by you on this website (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).
This website uses so-called “Cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive via your browser. They store certain information (e.g. your preferred language or site settings) that your browser might retransfer to us upon your next access to our website (depending on the cookie’s lifespan).
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These cookies give your device a randomly generated ID that will allow us to recognize your device on your next visit. Details on website analysis with Google can be found below in the appropriate chapter.
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We will not use Optional Cookies without your prior consent. Upon your first access to our website, a banner will appear on our website, asking you to give us your consent to the use of Optional Cookies. If your consent is given, we will set a Cookie on your computer and the banner is not shown to you anymore for the lifespan of that Cookie. After such period, or if you actively delete the Cookie, the banner will appear again the next time you visit our website and you will again be asked to give your consent.
On this website, we use a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States („Google“).
Google analyzes your use of this website on our behalf. For this we use u.a. Cookies that are described in detail in the cookie table above. The information collected by Google about your use of this website (eg the referring URL, pages visited, your used web browser, your language setting, your operating system used or your screen resolution) are transmitted to a Google server in the USA, stored there, analyzed and the result provided to us in anonymous form. Your usage data will not be linked to your full IP address. We've activated Google's IP anonymization feature so that the last octet (type IPv4) or the last 80 bits (type IPv6) of your IP address are deleted after each submission to Google. Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, which ensures an appropriate level of data protection for Google's processing of personal data in the United States.
You may revoke your consent to Web Analytics at any time by either downloading and installing Google's available Browser Plugin, or by administering your consent in the table above, setting an opt-out cookie. Both options prevent web analysis only as long as you use a browser on which you have installed the plugin or as long as you do not delete the opt-out cookie.
You can contact us directly via the contact forms provided on the website. You have the option to provide us with the following information in particular:
We collect, process and use the information provided by you via contact forms solely for the purpose of processing your specific request.
On our Website, you may subscribe to receive our newsletter. Based on your prior consent, we will collect and use the email address you indicate for providing you with the newsletter (Art. 6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation).
For subscription to our newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. After you have subscribed to the newsletter on our Website, we will send you a message to the indicated email address asking for your confirmation. If you do not confirm your subscription, your subscription will automatically be deleted. In order to prevent any misuse of your personal data, we will log your subscription and confirmation, filing the IP address you use when subscribing, the time of your subscription and confirmation, the messages sent by us regarding your subscription, and the wording of your subscription and confirmation.
You may at any time with future effect revoke your consent to receive our newsletter. To declare that you wish to unsubscribe, you may use the respective link included in all newsletters.
We include third-party services and/or content on our Website. When you use such third-party services or when third-party content is displayed, communication data are exchanged between you and the respective provider for technical reasons.
The respective provider of the services or content may also process your data for own additional purposes. To the best of our knowledge, we have configured the services and content of providers known to process data for own purposes in such a way that either any communication for other purposes than to present their services or content on our Website is blocked, or communication only takes place once you have actively opted to use the respective service. However, since we have no control over data collected and processed by third parties, we are not in a position to provide binding information regarding the scope and purpose of such processing of your data.
For further information regarding the scope and purpose of such collection and processing of your data, please consult the privacy statements of the providers whose services and/or content we include and who are responsible for the protection of your data in this context:
If you wish to recommend us to others, you can do so by using the recommendation function on our Website. You may, in your and our legitimate interest, send a message to any person if you assume that the recipient wishes to receive such information.
Persons who do not wish to receive messages via our recommendation function, may request to be included in a list of blocked recipients by following the directions included in the respective message.
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.
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.
If you are a resident of California or Nevada in the United States, you may have additional rights regarding your personal data. More information may be found here.
For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy, please write an e-mail 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: 06.01.2020