Privacy Statement

Bayer AG, 51368 Leverkusen, Germany (hereinafter “us”, “our” and “we”) wishes to provide you with information on the processing of your personal data within the Bayer Group and to obtain your consent for specific purposes as set out below. The data you provide to us will be stored within Germany.

1 Handling of personal data

1.1 Purpose(s) and categories of personal data

Subject to you providing your consent, we will process the following personal data for the following purposes.

1.1.1 Application on vacant positions

When you apply for a job, we require you to create a candidate profile, containing:
- your private contact data;
- your educational background, skills and competencies (optional); and
- - your work history (optional);

When you enter the application for a vacant position, we additionally require you to provide application documents, e.g. your CV, a resume, reference letters and/or a cover letter.

1.1.2 Pro-active information about other job offers

You can choose to be informed about other job offers in your country or world-wide. If you choose to be pro-actively informed, we will base this communication on your candidate profile.

1.2 Special categories of personal data

Please note that this may include special categories of personal data to the extent that you include them in your application and candidate profile.

2 Transfer of personal data

2.1 Commissioned processing

For the processing of your personal data, we will to some extent use specialized service contractors who act as our data processors. Such service contractors are carefully selected and regularly monitored by us. Based on respective data processing agreements, they will only process personal data in accordance with our instructions.

2.2 Third Parties

If you choose to be informed about other job offers in your country or worldwide we may transfer your data to affiliate companies of Bayer Group.

2.3 Third countries

If you choose to be informed about job offers worldwide or if you apply for worldwide positions, your personal data may be transferred to a country for which the European Commission has not decided that it ensures an adequate level of data protection, and therefore we apply mandatory internal privacy policies within all Bayer subsidiaries worldwide.

3 Retention period for personal data

Your personal data will be stored for six months, starting with your application. If you enter a new application during that period, the retention period will be recalculated based on the new application.

4 Information regarding your rights

You have the right to request from us information about your personal data, access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning you or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority. You may at any time revoke your consent without affecting the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal by accessing your application, entering the tab search options & data privacy and clicking on the link data privacy to open the consent and to revoke it accordingly.

You are not obliged to provide your personal data and there will be no adverse consequences for you if you do not provide your personal data.

For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy and/or your consent, or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact our company data protection officer: Bayer AG, Data Protection Officer, Kaiser Wilhelm Allee 1, 51368 Leverkusen, Germany, or send an e-mail to