Data privacy policy

As of: April 2015

Our data protection practices comply at all times with the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Information on how, to what extent and purpose we may collect and store your personal information is set out below.

Purpose of collecting and storing your personal data
We predominantly use the personal data provided by you (incl. address, contact information, if applicable bank account information) to answer or process any order or enquiry from you or to grant you access to certain information or offers. If necessary, we may disclose your personal data to service companies for processing business transactions or to credit reference agencies for credit analysis and surveillance.
For customer relations purposes, we or one of our service companies may need to use your personal data in order to inform you about services offered which are useful for your business activities or to conduct online surveys in order meet the needs and requirements of our customers more effectively.

In the event that you do not wish to provide us with your personal data for the purpose of supporting our customer relations activities (in particular for direct marketing or market research), you may object to the processing and use of your personal data for marketing purposes at any time. In such cases, please send an email to or letter to BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH, Herzog-Heinrich-Str. 9, 80336 Munich. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties (outside the BayWa Group) nor will we market the data in any other way.

Use of your application data
In the event that you submit your application via our application portal, we will store your personal data in a secure business environment in order to protect it from loss or abuse. Your application data will be made available solely to authorised persons at BayWa AG and its affiliates who are involved in the application process, e.g. in order to be able to offer you possible alternative positions. After completion of the application process (i.e. after we have accepted or rejected your application) we will store your data for a maximum period of 18 months. You may request that your data be deleted at an earlier date, no earlier however than five months after completion of the application process. It is a statutory requirement that we store your data for this period of time in order to comply with regulations pertaining to the proper processing of applications and to be able to answer questions relating to your application and/or its rejection. Insofar as you wish your data to be deleted after this five-month period, please send an email to

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

Use of contractual and utilisation data
If a contractual relationship between you and us is established, elaborated or amended, we store and use your personal data insofar as this is necessary for these specific purposes (pursuant to §28 of BDSG).
Upon instruction of the appropriate authorities, we may disclose information about 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 our internet presence and to make our site more convenient for your use, we use so-called “cookies“. These cookies enable us to save data on your computer when you access our website. It is possible for you to prevent the use of cookies on your computer by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, this may restrict the functionality of our website.

Liability for links
Our website may contain links to external websites of third parties.  We have no influence over the content of third party websites and cannot therefore be held liable for the content of these sites. The respective providers or operators shall be solely responsible for the contents of the linked websites at all times.

Right to information
As a user of our internet presence, you have the right to demand information on the data stored about your person or pseudonym. Upon your request, the information can also be sent electronically.

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 relating to our Privacy Policy and the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer at the following address in writing:

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH 
Herzog-Heinrich-Straße 9 
80336 Munich