Privacy policy

We, BWT Vattenteknik AB (please find the contact details below), are pleased that you are visiting our website. The protection of your data and your privacy are a special concern of our company.

Different rules may apply to certain services on our site and are explained separately below.

Personal data is collected and processed in accordance with the provisions of General Data Protec-tion Regulation (GDPR) and the respective country-specific data protection regulations. By means of this data protection declaration our company would like to inform the public about the type, extent and purpose concerning the personal data collected, used and processed. Further we want to inform you about your rights.

We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect your data against loss, modification or unauthorized access. Security measures are continuously improved according to technological standards.

The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collect-ing, using and processing personal information by the provider BWT Vattenteknik AB and relating sub web-sites, with exception of web sites, that are controlled or run by third parties. Please be aware that we are not responsible and cannot take influence on the content of websites or tasks of third parties.


1. General

The data protection declaration of our company is based on the terms of the GDPR.

“Personal information” is data that, when submitted, is able to determine your identity or enables your identity to be determined. “Only indirectly personally identifiably information” is data by which clients, service providers or recipients of a communication cannot determine the identity of a spe-cific individual using means that are permitted by law. “Non-personal information” is anonymized and cannot, under any circumstances, be attributed to specific individuals and is therefore infor-mation that is not subject to the Privacy Policy governing personal data.

“data subject” means an identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller.

“Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, or-ganization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

“controller” means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal da-ta; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Mem-ber State law.

“third party” means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or pro-cessor, are authorized to process personal data.

“consent” of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indi-cation of the data subject's wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative ac-tion, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

Personal data is only processed by our company in accordance to the data protection regulations in force. In case you correspond with our company or fill in a form with your data, you accept that the data is processed for the mentioned purpose.


2. Name and address concerning the controller and contact partner

The body responsible for collecting, processing and using your personal data in terms of the GDPR such as Federal data protection laws is:

BWT Vattenteknik AB
Registration no: 556240-4953
Address: Kantyxegatan 25, 213 76 Malmö
Telephone number: +46 (0) 40 691 45 00

3. Processing personal data
Personal data is processed for mentioned purposes only. Your personal data is not transferred to third parties, with exception for those applications mentioned in this data protection declaration or binding national law.

On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by e-mail and/or by using a contact form.

a) Contact via e-mail
In the event of contact via e-mail or telephone, information provided by you (name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user.

There are some personal information we need to know about you in order to offer our service to you. For example, your name, your address, your phone number and your e-mail, i.e. nec-essary identification and contact information. It may also be that we have a different treat-ment basis, for example. that it follows from the law that we must register and store certain personal data. For example, personal data is used for our compliance with tax law and the accounting laws.

b) Contact via our website
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us by contact form. In such event, in-formation provided by you (name, address, e-mail address, country and other information provided) is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user.

Purpose of the process is the handling of your request.

c) Job application
Personal data, which is provided in connection with a job application, will be kept confiden-tial. These data will be used only for the execution of the application process. Purpose of the data processing is the processing of your application.

Your personal data is stored as long as it is necessary for the application process.

For the application process following information is relevant:

Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, work experience and other information relevant for the desired position.

You are able to provide individual application documents (such as CV, cover letter, letter of motivation, credentials and photo). The specified information and provided documents are recorded and stored for as long as it is necessary for the application process.

Your data can only be viewed and processed by the responsible personnel of the personnel department as well as by the responsible employees of the tendering department.

With an unsolicited job application, you provide us with your personal data for the purpose of finding a suitable job. Your data can then be viewed by the personnel departments of BWT and by the employees involved in the application process to check your profile for suitable job offers.

Your answers and information provided during the application process will be generally stored with your name up to two years after the application process has been completed. This with the discrimination act as a legal ground.

We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The trans-mission of your data on the Internet is encrypted. Our security measures are regularly re-viewed and revised in line with technological developments.

4. Legal basis
Data procession is based on EU 2016:679, GDPR Art 6 (1) lit a, b, c and f GPDR. If the pro-cessing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party, the processing is based on Article 6(1) lit. b GDPR. If our company is subject to a legal obligation by which processing of personal data is required, such as the fulfillment of tax obliga-tions, the processing is based on Art. 6(1) lit. c GDPR. Finally, processing operations could be based on Article 6(1) lit. f GDPR.

5. Storage period
The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is the respective statutory re-tention period. After expiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of a contract.

6. Rights of the data subject
You may at any time object to the use of your personal data with future effect, arrange a partial or complete deletion or blocking or request information about the personal data stored by us or re-quest its rectification. In case a complete deletion is only possible at a later time because of legal or economic reasons, the data is going to be blocked. Our company is going to inform you im-mediately if a personal data breach occurred, such as the breach includes a high level of risk for your rights and freedom. You have the right to appeal to the national data protection commission.

These rights can be enforced at any time, in writing, to

Please note that an information can only be provided to you in case of a corresponding evidence of your identity.

7. Cookies
Many internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cook-ie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. As a result you can refuse the setting of cookies permanently. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via your internet browser or other software programs. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the func-tions of our website.

These data will be stored for a maximum of 180 days to protect the data processing systems against unauthorized access.

a) Anonymous user profile
Within statutory provisions our company creates user profiles under a pseudonym for the reason of promotion, market research and the customization of our services. You can object to the usage of this data at any time with future effect. (Please see section 6).

8. Web analytics

a) etracker
The provider of this website uses the services of etracker GmbH, Hamburg, Germany to analyse usage data. Here, cookies are used which enable the sta-tistical analysis of the use of this website by its visitors as well as the display of usage-relevant content or advertising. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the Internet browser on the user's device. etracker cookies do not contain any information that could identify a user.

The data generated with etracker is processed and stored by etracker solely in Germany by commission of the provider of this website and is thus subject to strict German and European data protection laws and standards. In this regard, etracker was checked, certified and award-ed with the ePrivacyseal a data protection seal of approval.

The data is processed on the legal basis of Art. 6 Section 1 lit f (legitimate interest) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Our legitimate interest is the optimization of our online offer and our website. As the privacy of our visitors is very important to us, etracker anonymizes the IP address as early as possible and converts login or device IDs into a unique key with which, however, no connection to any specific person can be made with. etracker does not use it for any other purpose, combine it with other data or pass it on to third parties.

You can object to the outlined data processing at any time provided it is related to your per-son. Your objection has no detrimental consequences for you.

Further information on data protection with etracker can be found here:

b) Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphithea-tre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses a specific form of "cookies", text files, which are saved on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information produced by the cookie about the use of this website by you is generally transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. By this IP anonymization on this website, your IP address is shortened by Google within the territory of the EU respectively the member states of the European Economic Community. Only in exceptional cases, the whole IP address is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. Google will use these information on our account to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports about the site activities and to provide other services to the website owner which are associated with website and internet use. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

c) Google AdWords Conversion Tracking
For purposes of promotion, our website also employs the Google ad tool "Google Ad-Words". As part of this, our website employs the analysis service "Conversion-Tracking" from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. If you access our site by way of a Google ad, a cookie is placed on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores to your computer. These so-called "conversion cookies" cease to be active after 30 days and are not used to identify you personally. If you visit certain pages of our website while the cookie is still active, we and Google know that you, as user, have clicked on ads placed on Google and were redirected to our site.

Google uses the information obtained through "conversion cookies" to compile statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users who have clicked on our ad as well as which pages of our site were then accessed by each user. However, neither we nor other advertisers who use "Google AdWords" receive any kind of information that can be used to personally identify users.

You can prevent the installation of "conversion cookies" by making the appropriate change to your browser settings, for example by setting your browser so that the automatic placement of cookies is deactivated or by blocking cookies from the domain "“.

You can obtain the relevant data privacy policy from Google at the following link: