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This website ( is maintained by Ridder. This privacy statement explains how Ridder handles the processing of personal data of visitors to the website. Among other things, the privacy statement describes which categories of personal data are collected, the purposes for which the personal data are used and to which categories of recipients the personal data are provided. Would you like to know more about the cookies Ridder uses on this website? Then click here.


Information about Ridder


Ridder consists of a number of group companies of Ridder Holding Harderwijk B.V. established in Harderwijk and registered in the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce under registration number 8198943. For questions about the privacy statement you can reach Ridder at telephone number +31 341 416 854. You can also contact us by email. The email address is The group companies of Ridder 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 Sarl.


    • HortiMaX Growing Solutions SL


    • HortiMaX SA de CV


Processing of personal data


Ridder has the right to process personal data about you because you use Ridder services and/or because you provide Ridder with these data yourself when completing a contact form on the website. Ridder may process the following data:


    • Your email address


    • Your gender


    • Your company name


    • Your company’s email address


    • Your telephone number


    • Details from your CV


Why Ridder needs this data


Ridder processes your personal data in order to contact you by telephone and/or contact you in writing (by email and/or by post) if you cannot be reached by telephone. In addition, Ridder may use your personal data in the context of the execution of a contract for products and/or services concluded with you.


Retention period


Ridder will not retain your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected. Unless agreed otherwise with you, your data will not be stored for more than one year.


Registration of website visit


General visitor data is recorded on the Ridder website, including the IP address of your computer and the time of retrieval, language, pages visited and details sent by your browser. These data are used for analysis of visit and click behaviour on the website. Ridder uses this information to improve the operation of the website. These data will be anonymized to the extent possible and will not be provided to third parties.


Google Analytics


Ridder uses Google Analytics to track how users use the website and how effective Ridder’s Google Ads are on Google search result pages. The information thus obtained, including the address of your computer (IP address), will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Please read Google’s privacy policy for more information. You will also find the Google Analytics privacy policy here. Google uses this information to track how our website is used, to be able to provide website-related reports to Ridder and to provide its advertisers with information about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google may also transfer this information to third parties as required by law, or when such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Ridder has no influence on this. Ridder has not given Google permission to use Analytics information obtained through Ridder for other Google services.


Your privacy rights


Based on the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: ‘GDPR’) you have a number of rights. You may contact Ridder to exercise your right of access (art. 15 GDPR), right to rectification (art. 16 GDPR) and right to erasure (‘to be forgotten’) of your personal data (art. 17 GDPR). You also have the right to request that Ridder restrict the processing of your personal data (art. 18 GDPR). Under certain circumstances you can also exercise your right to data portability (art. 20 GDPR) and right to object (art. 21 GDPR). You can find more information about when it is possible to exercise one or more of these rights on the website of the Dutch Data Protection Authority. If you wish to exercise one or more of these rights, please contact us using the contact details provided above. Apart from the aforementioned rights, you always have the right to file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority.




This privacy statement is subject to change. It is therefore advisable to regularly consult this privacy statement. The current version of the privacy statement was last amended on 5 December 2018.