Privacy statement


This website is maintained by Ridder. This privacy statement explains how Ridder handles the personal data of visitors to its website and the way in which that data is processed. The statement describes, among other things, which categories of personal data are collected, for what purpose those personal data are used, and to which categories of recipients personal data are provided.

Information about Ridder

The Ridder Group is made up of a number of companies of Ridder Holding Harderwijk B.V., headquartered in Harderwijk, the Netherlands, and registered in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce under the number 8198943. For any questions about this privacy statement, you can contact Ridder by telephone on (+31) (0)341 416 854. You can also contact us by e-mail. The e-mail address is

The Ridder Group companies that process personal data in accordance with this privacy statement are:

  • Ridder Drive Systems B.V.

  • Ridder Growing Solutions B.V.

  • Ridder Climate Screens B.V.

  • Global Growing Solutions (Canada) Ltd.

  • Ridder Corporation USA

  • Ridder (Shanghai) Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd.

  • Ridder France S.A.R.L.

  • HortiMaX Growing Solutions SL

  • HortiMaX SA de CV

The processing of personal data

Ridder may process your personal data because you use Ridder’s services and/or because you provide this data to Ridder yourself when filling out a contact form on the website. Ridder may process the following data:

  • Your telephone number

  • Your address

  • Your e-mail address

  • Your company name

  • Your company’s address

  • Your company’s Tax number

Why Ridder needs this data

Ridder processes your personal data so that it can contact you by telephone and/or in writing (by e-mail and/or by mail) if you cannot be reached by telephone.

In addition, Ridder may use your personal data in relation to completing projects agreed with you and/or deliveries agreed with you.

Retention period

Ridder does not store your personal data for any longer than is strictly necessary in order to fulfil the purpose(s) for which your data has been collected. If no other agreement is reached with you, your data will not be retained for more than one year.

Data regarding website visits

General data relating to visitors to the Ridder website is retained, including the IP address of your computer, the time of your visit and data sent by your browser. This data is used in order to analyse visitor patterns and click paths within the website. Ridder uses this data to improve the functioning of its website. This data is anonymized wherever possible and is never made available to third parties.

Google Analytics

Ridder uses Google Analytics to keep track of how users use its website and how effective the Adwords advertisements from Ridder are on Google search results pages.

The data derived in this way, including the IP address of your computer, is transferred to Google and stored on their servers in the United States. Please refer to Google's privacy policy for more information. You will also find the Google Analytics privacy policy there.

Google uses this data to monitor how our website is used, to provide reports on the website to Ridder and to provide advertisers with information about the effectiveness of their campaigns.

Google may make this data available to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as these third parties handle data on behalf of Google. Ridder has no control over this.

Ridder has not given Google permission to use the Analytics data acquired from Ridder for other Google services.

Your right to privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR) establishes a number of rights with regard to data privacy. You may ask Ridder to view your personal data (art. 15 GDPR), to rectify your personal data (art. 16 GDPR), or to erase your personal data (art. 17 GDPR). You are also entitled to ask Ridder to limit the processing of your personal data (art. 18 GDPR). Under certain circumstances you also have the right to transfer your personal data (art. 20 GDPR) and the right to appeal (art. 21 GDPR). More information on when it is possible to exercise one or more of these rights can be found on the website of the Netherlands Data Protection Authority.

If you wish to exercise one or more of these rights, you can contact us using the contact options mentioned above.

In addition to these rights, you are also entitled to file a complaint with the Netherlands Data Protection Authority.


This privacy statement is subject to change. It is therefore advisable to check this privacy statement regularly. The current version of the privacy statement was last modified on 10 December 2018.