Data privacy policy

We collect and use your personal data exclusively in accordance with the data privacy provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany (BDSG – Federal Data Protection Act).

The following sections will inform you about the type, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data.

Specific purpose of personal data
We predominantly use the personal data you provided us to respond to your requests, process your orders or grant you access to certain information or offers. If necessary, the data will be forwarded to service enterprises for processing business transactions and/or to credit reference agencies for credit analysis and surveillance.
For the purpose of maintaining customer relations, it may additional be necessary that we or a service enterprise entrusted by us use this personal data to inform you of services offered which may be useful for your business activities or to conduct online surveys in order to be able to fulfill the tasks and requirements of our customers in a more efficient way.
If you do not wish to provide us personal data for the purpose of supporting our customer relations (in particular for direct marketing or market research purposes), you can object to the processing and use of your data for advertising purposes at any time. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties (outside the BayWa Group), nor will we otherwise market it.

Data transfer and logging for intrasystem and statistical purposes
Upon accessing our website, your browser automatically transfers specific data to our web server for technical reasons. This among others includes the date and the time of the access, the URL of the referring website, the retrieved file, the data volume sent, the browser type and version, the operating system as well as your IP address. This data is stored separately from other data you enter within the scope of using our website. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person; it will only be evaluated for statistical purposes or within the scope of criminal prosecutions.

Use of contractual and utilisation data
Insofar as a contractual relationship between you and us shall be established, elaborated or modified, we collect, store and use your personal data to the extent this is required for these specific purposes (pursuant to Section 28 BDSG).
Upon instruction of the appropriate authorities, we may disclose information on this data in exceptional cases, insofar as this is required for the purpose of criminal prosecutions, preserving public order and safety, fulfilling legal tasks of authorities or enforcing claims for intellectual property rights.

In order to extend the range of functions of our internet presence and to make its use more convenient for you, we use so-called “cookies”. These cookies allow for saving certain data on your computer upon calling up our website. You may prevent the use of cookies on your computer by making the corresponding settings in your browser; however, the range of functions of our internet presence may be limited by this.

Liability for links
Our website may contain links to external websites of third parties. We have no influence on the contents of these websites and therefore cannot assume liability for them. The respective providers or operators shall be solely responsible for the contents of the linked websites.

Right to demand information
As a user of our internet presence, you are entitled to demand information about the data stored on your person or pseudonym. Upon your request, the information may also be provided in electronic form.

Tracking Tools
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:
As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you'll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.
In order to protect direct personal data this website uses Google Analytics with the „_anonymizeIp()“ extension by which IP-addresses will only be processed in a shortened way.

Contact for questions or requests for information
If you have any questions, comments, complaints or requests for information in connection with our Data Privacy Policy and the processing of your personal data, please contact us in writing under the following address:

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH 
Arabellastraße 4
81925 Munich


As of: April 2013