is delighted that you have visited our website and thanks you for your
interest in our company. BASF takes data protection seriously. This
Privacy Statement describes:
- the personal data BASF collects when you visit our website
- the purposes for which BASF uses such data
- the legal basis for the processing of personal data
- the recipients of such personal data
- the period for which such personal data will be stored
- whether you are obliged to provide personal data
Furthermore, we would like to inform you about:
- the existence of your rights regarding the processing of your personal data
- the Controller in the meaning of data protection laws and, where applicable, our Data Protection Officer
1. What personal data does BASF collect when you visit our website?
When you visit our website without contacting us or signing in, your
browser transmits the following information automatically to our server:
- IP address of your computer
- Information about your browser
- Website that you were on right before you landed on our website
- URL or file requested
- Date and time of your visit
- Volume of data transmitted
- Status information, e.g. error messages
(2) If you contact us by email or by contact form on our website, we receive the following information:
- Your email address and further information that you provide by email or contact form
- Date and time of your message
Our website offers the option of subscribing to the free newsletter.
When a user registers for the newsletter, the data entered into the
input screen is transmitted to us.
The following data is also collected during registration:
- IP address of the accessing computer
- Date and time of registration
- Email address
- Name and family name
permission for data processing is obtained as part of the subscription
process and a link to this Data Privacy Statement is provided. The
data is not shared with third parties in the context of data processing
for the purpose of sending newsletters. The data is used exclusively to
send the newsletter.
(4) Our website offers our users
the opportunity to register with their personal data. The data is
entered into an input screen, transmitted to us and stored. The
following data is collected as part of the registration process:
The user's IP address
Date and time of registration
Name Family Name
Email (as user name)
User group e.g. architect
permission for data processing is obtained as part of the registration
process and a link to this Data Privacy Statement is provided.
2. To what extent and for what purposes does BASF process such data?
When you visit our website, we use your IP address and the other data
that your browser transmits automatically to our server (see Section 1
(1) ) in order to:
- send the requested content to your browser.
In doing so, we store the complete IP address only to the extent
necessary to serve the requested content to you.
- send your
IP address to a service provider to map your public IP address with
company and industry related information (no personal information). This
company- and industry related information will be processed to our web
measurement system. In this process step your IP address is not stored
at our service provider or in our system at any time.
us from attacks and to safeguard the proper operation of our website.
In doing so, we store said data transiently and with restricted access
for a maximum period of 180 days. Such period may be extended if and to
the extent necessary to prosecute attacks and incidents.
BASF will investigate the user of an IP address only in case of an illegal attack.
If you contact us by email or by contact form on our website, we use
the data under Section 1 (2) to answer and, if possible, to meet your
request. We store such data to the extent necessary to answer and meet
(3) If we offer a newsletter your email address is collected in order to send you the newsletter.
If you register to a service offered on our website we collect and
process your personal data to provide the service to you.
3. Are you required to provide the data? Are you entitled to object to processing?
you visit our website, your browser transmits the information under
Section 1 (1) automatically to our server. You are free to transmit such
data. Without providing such data we are not able to serve you the
You are not
obliged to let us use your anonymized data for web audience measuring.
You are also not obliged to let us use your IP address for mapping with
your company or industry information.
If you want
to contact us by email or by contact form on our website, you are free
to transmit the data under Section 1 (2). We will mark mandatory fields,
if any, of a contact form. Without providing the required data you may
prevent us from answering and meeting your request properly.
4. What is the legal basis for the processing?
legal basis for the processing under Section 2 is point (f) of Article 6
(1) General Data Protection Regulation. The legitimate interests are
determined by the purposes described under Section 2. If the
user has granted permission, the legal basis for processing personal
data after the user has registered for the newsletter is Art. 6 Para. 1
lit. a EU GDPR.
5. To what recipients do we transmit your data?
transmit the data mentioned in Section 1 to Data Processors based in
the European Union for the purposes determined in Section 2. Such Data
Processors process personal data only on instructions from us and the
processing is carried out on behalf of us. We do not intend to transfer
your personal data to a third country.
6. How do we protect your personal data?
implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure an
appropriate level of security to protect your personal data against
accidental or unlawful alteration, destruction, loss or unauthorized
disclosure. Such measures will be continuously enhanced in line with
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website. We would like to inform you about the cookies we use and how
you may decline cookies.
- The following cookies are important for the smooth operation and specific services of our website:
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cookie is only set and stored with the value "true" when a user hits a
selection value in the country and language sector, provided that the
automatic display of the same is active. Otherwise, the cookie does not
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Current query, then immediately in-validated|
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the configuration of the currently assembled project so that it can
later be sent to the server; In addition, the project is persisted so
that it is not lost by the newcomers of the site. ||
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you use our website with a mobile
device, like a smartphone, you will
be asked if you would like to be
redirected to our mobile website.
This cookie saves your decision and
ensures that you will not be asked
which version of the website you
prefer again. Stores
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