|Version 1.9 (of November 18, 2009)|
This notice of protection of personal data applies to the BMW Group Partner Portal Internet service (hereinafter "the portal") offered by BMW AG (hereinafter "BMW") on the website https://b2b.bmw.com.
Employees of BMW AG and its affiliated companies may access the portal via the BMW Intranet from the website https://b2b.bmwgroup.net.
All personal data of the user that is collected for purposes of registration for and use of the portal will be processed and used to implement the agreement in accordance with German regulations for the protection of personal data.
Protection of Personal Data
In order to ensure the necessary confidentiality of communication, BMW must collect, process, and transmit personal data.
Scope of Personal Data Processing
Individuals may use the public area of the portal without disclosing their identity.
All personal data is collected during registration and must be confirmed by the user. No data is collected from other sources such as public directory services or external information providers.
For purposes of maintaining its information services, BMW makes a central directory service available to all users.
Security and Confidentiality
BMW takes extensive protective measures, both technical and organizational, to prevent potential misuse through, for instance, the following:
Logging of Personal Data
BMW's automated data processing of applications that are accessible via the portal also includes the recording of personal data for the following purposes:
Only a small number of select individuals who are bound by data secrecy may access log data.
Transmitting Data Abroad
The BMW AG and its affiliated companies that participate in the portal are located all around the world. Because of this, personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Union that do not necessarily ensure an adequate level of data protection.
Anonymous Data and Cookies
The BMW Group's Partner Portal is not accessible to children. BMW does not knowingly collect or record personal data of any child under 13 years of age without obtaining the prior consent of the child's parent or legal guardian. BMW is committed to complying with the US Children's Online Protection Act.
Right to Information and Revocation
BMW enables users to initiate the update, correction, or blocking of their personal information at any time.
Please address any questions or suggestions you may have regarding this Data Protection Notice to our hotline.
Notice of the Protection of Personal Data in the BMW Group Partner Portal