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BMW Group appreciates your interest in working with us. By creating a candidate profile or submitting a specific application, you provide us with personal information about you. We are aware that this requires trust, and it is our aim as a premium company to meet the high expectations you place in us.

With this privacy notice, we would like to explain to you how your personal information will be processed by us.
Below you find the basic information about how we process your personal data. If you want to know more, please read the full privacy policy by scrolling to the section: Detailed Privacy Statement.

Responsible parties for processing your data and how we use your personal data
This electronic job application site is run, also for other legal entities belonging to the BMW Group, under the responsibility of


Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BMW AG)
Petuelring 130
80788 Munich
as the joint data controller together with the responsible BMW Group legal entity specified in the respective job posting.


The responsible entity is the BMW Group legal entity specified in the respective job posting.
Any personal data including all data in attachments you load into the system (collectively referred to hereinafter as "data") is collected, stored, processed and used by BMW AG and the responsible BMW Group legal entity exclusively for the purpose of handling your application i.e. for recruitment, staffing and employment purposes.
You will only be asked to provide special categories of personal data (sensitive data) if this is required by law in the country in which you are applying for a position.

Data Privacy Consent Statement
To be able to continue the application process you need to give your consent to the following terms. This data protection consent statement can be revoked by deleting your candidate profile:

1. You agree to the transfer of your data, which may include transborder processing, within the BMW Group to the relevant persons in accordance with the corresponding job posting and the visibility options you have for your candidate data as described in detail below.

2. You agree that your application and any additional information you provide will be added to the company's resume database and will be used only for the purpose of reviewing your skills and interests against job openings at BMW Group.

3. You agree to the storage of your data in accordance with the general or country-specific retention period as described below.


By clicking the “I Accept” button, you agree to the above terms. Your consent will be saved.
If you do not agree to the above terms, your application will not be saved and processed within the BMW Group.


1. Data access
Only the relevant persons required to fill open positions within the BMW Group have access to your stored data.
To ensure proper operation of the system, selected employees of BMW AG in Germany have access to the data. In addition, selected employees of subcontractors of BMW Group have access to the data in order to fulfil their administrative and support duties. An appropriate level of data protection is furthermore ensured.


You have the possibility to select the BMW Group legal entities you want to share your personal data with. Irrespective of this, BMW AG System Administrators as responsible party for this electronic job application site will always have access to your personal data.


2. Country specific additions (relevant only if you apply in this country)
Different retention periods for personal data in the system within other countries:

Twelve (12) months: United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa

Twenty-four (24) months: Mexico
Thirty-Six (36) months: United States of America, Canada

Sixty (60) months: China


U.S. specific additions:

  • You are legally eligible for employment in the U.S. (All new hires will be required to provide proof of eligibility upon hire.)
  • You understand that if a BMW Group US company makes you an offer of employment, that offer may be contingent upon local criteria, including but not limited to, a drug screen, verification of employment and educational history, etc. Specific post-offer preplacement criteria will be explained in the offer letter.


Canada specific additions:

  • Data submitted under this Agreement to the Canadian BMW Group legal entity specified in the respective job posting will be retained for up to thirty-six (36) months.
  • Applicant must be legally eligible for employment in Canada. (All new hires will be required to provide proof of eligibility upon hire.)
  • You agree that if BMW Group will make you an offer of employment, that offer is contingent upon a satisfactory background check including employment verification, education verification, criminal record check, and credit check.


3. Data security
Your data is protected against unauthorized access, manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized disclosure through adequate security measures, in particular by way of encrypted transmission and storage, a role and authorization concept, a data backup concept and physical security measures for the servers.


4. Location of data storage
The data will be stored in encrypted form in a data center located in the European Union (Germany).


5. Data accuracy
You are responsible for ensuring that the personal data you provide is truthful, correct, non-ambiguous and up-to-date. You have access to your own data and are able to update and rectify them, if necessary.


6. Data retention and deletion
You can view your personal data at any time in this job application site also in order to have any incorrect data corrected. In addition, you have the right to have any personal data deleted (by deactivation your profile). You’ll find the deactivate button in your account details. (Note: Where country-specific legal retention periods apply, the data or documents are exempt from deletion for a defined country-specific period.)
If you do not have your data deleted it will remain stored for up to six (12) months after the application process has been completed to open up other career opportunities for you at BMW Group. The data protection period begins anew with each update of your profile or with each application you make.
Different retention periods for positions within other countries can be looked up in the country specific additions. In the event of future legal obligations requiring changed retention periods, they will be adapted without prior notice. If you do not delete your general data (candidate profile), this data remains stored for up to six (12) months. The data protection period begins anew with each update of your profile or with each application you make.


7. Data availability
Due to the nature of the internet and of computer systems, BMW Group does not accept any liability for the availability of the BMW Group career page and the online recruiting system.


8. Cookies
The application places cookies on your PC. Those cookies are necessary in order to keep the system running. These are session-related and will be deleted at the end of the session. Cookies are small files which are temporarily installed on your hard drive.
You can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser – simply follow your particular browser’s instructions. Deactivating cookies mean that you cannot access the BMW Group Recruiting System.


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