When visiting our page or channel, LinkedIn collects as controller personal data of the user, e.g. via cookies. Such collection of user data by LinkedIn can also occur even if the user is not logged in or registered at LinkedIn. Information about the data collection and further usage by LinkedIn can be found in the privacy policy of LinkedIn.


Which user data LinkedIn collects is not known to BMW INDIA. BMW INDIA does not gain full access to such collected user data or any user profiles. BMW INDIA can only access public profile information. Which information you share as public can be adjusted via your LinkedIn settings.


If a chat function is provided BMW INDIA uses user data of the chat function to answer your questions. The collected costumer and customer hotline data is used to contact the user in order to provide the requested information and offers.

BMW INDIA receives from LinkedIn anonymous statistics based on legitimate interest about the usage of our page. For example, the following anonymous information will be provided to BMW INDIA:


  • Follower: number of persons following BMW INDIA – including growth and development over a defined time frame.
  • Range: Number of people who see a specific contribution. Number of interactions on a post. For example, you can deduce which content in the community is better than other.
  • Advertisement performance: How much does BMW INDIA cost a click? How many people have seen an ad?

Those statistics are used to steadily improve our LinkedIn online content and to better respond to the interests of our users. We cannot link statistical data with the profiles of our fans or individual users. You can use your LinkedIn settings to decide in which form you would display targeted advertisements.


BMW INDIA receives via LinkedIn personal data if you actively transmit your data by sending a personal LinkedIn message. We use the provided data (e.g. name, surname, VIN) to respond to your query by our customer support. Your data will be saved for this purpose in our CRM system. BMW INDIA also receives via LinkedIn personal data of you if you are using a pre-filled web form. This form uses data of your profile. To send the data to us you actively have to click a send button.


Further information about the processing of personal data by BMW INDIA as well as your data subject rights can be found in our privacy policy.

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