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Privacy statement

A-ware Dairy B.V. and its group companies within the meaning of Article 2:24b Dutch Civil Code (“Royal A-ware”) respect your privacy. If you visit the Royal A-ware website and/or contact Royal A-ware via the website, Royal A-ware will process your personal data. This privacy statement informs you as to how we will process and protect your personal data in that case.


Royal A-ware uses functional and analytical cookies to keep track of visitor data on our site for research into possibilities for further optimisation and security of our website. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer when you visit the website and is stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow the server to recognise the browser again and keep track of what you have done in the past. The information you make available to us in this way will be processed anonymously by us, in a proper and careful manner, and will only be used in accordance with the law. When your personal data is processed via the use of cookies, you will be asked for permission via a pop-up. You can set your browser so that you no longer receive cookies. In that case, Royal A-ware does not guarantee that all services and functionalities of the website will work correctly.

Which personal data does Royal A-ware process if you contact Royal A-ware via this website?

If you contact us via this website, Royal A-ware processes the personal data that you send us, such as your name, contact details and other personal data that you include in a message to Royal A-ware.

For which purposes does Royal A-ware process your personal data?

In principle, Royal A-ware only uses your personal data to answer your message and/or follow up on your message. Your personal data may be further processed if this is necessary to comply with laws and regulations or if Royal A-ware has a legitimate interest.

Who has access to your data?

Royal A-ware provides your personal data to those who are charged with the performance of the purposes described above. In this context, your personal data may be processed by (employees and contractors of) various Royal A-ware group companies. Royal A-ware will not issue your data to third parties, unless it is legally obligated to do so or if Royal A-ware believes in good faith that it has a legitimate (legal) interest in doing so.

How do we secure your data?

Royal A-ware ensures that your personal data is provided with an adequate level of security, so that your personal data is protected and secured against unauthorised use, unauthorised access, alteration and unlawful destruction.   

How long do we keep your data?

Royal A-ware will not keep your data longer than necessary for the realisation of the stated purposes, taking into account our need to answer questions and solve problems and to comply with legal regulations. This means that we may retain your data for a reasonable period of time after your last interaction with Royal A-ware. When the data we collect is no longer required, we will destroy or delete it in a secure manner.

What privacy rights do you have?

You have the right to inspect your personal data, to request correction or deletion of your personal data, or to restrict the processing of your data. If you want to make use of your rights, you can submit a specific request, stating your name and contact details. Royal A-ware will respond to your request within four weeks. In the event of a request for deletion, Royal A-ware will delete the corresponding data as soon as possible, unless and insofar as the law obligates Royal A-ware to keep the corresponding data. Where the processing was based on your consent, the withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing of data prior to the withdrawal of your consent.

You should address your request to the entity ultimately responsible for the processing of personal data by Royal A-ware, A-ware Dairy B.V.:

A-ware Dairy B.V.
FAO Legal Department
Rembrandtsplein 1
3411 HA Lopik

If you are not satisfied with the handling of your personal data by Royal A-ware, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your own data protection authority or the Dutch Data Protection Authority. For more information, please visit https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/en

What are the consequences if I do not want to provide my personal data?

Providing your personal data is not mandatory. However, if you do not provide certain personal data, you may not be able to visit all parts of the website and/or Royal A-ware may not be able to respond to messages sent by you to Royal A-ware via the website.

Persons under 16 years old

If you are under the age of 16, we request that you do not send us your personal data (for example, your name, address or email address). If you still want to contact us in a way that requires you to send your personal data, ask your parent or guardian to do this on your behalf! 

Changes to this privacy statement

Royal A-ware is entitled to change the content of the privacy statement without notifying you. Implementing the change on the website is sufficient for this. It is therefore advisable to consult this privacy statement regularly.

This privacy statement was last updated on 21 October 2022.