Privacy & Cookies statement

The following Privacy & Cookies Statement is between You and Hygienix BV and its affiliated entities (hereinafter collectively referred to ‘Hygienix’ and ‘We’) and governs your privacy and use of information. By accessing, browsing, or using this Website, You acknowledge that You have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If You do not agree to these terms, please do not use this Website.


This Privacy & Cookies Statement contains information regarding the objectives that We pursues when registering Personal data collected on the Website and how You can exercise your rights with regard to your Personal data.

  1. Collection of Personal data

You may choose to provide us with your Personal information directly in a variety of situations. For example, when You send us an e-mail You give us your name and contact information while on our Website to communicate with You, to process an order, to provide You with certain information, documentation or service, or to do business with us as either customer, supplier or other business partner.

We collect and process Personal data concerning clients and visitors to this Website for the benefit of the business operations of Hygienix, in order to inform You about, and to make available information, documentation, services and other products that may be relevant to You, and to develop and update

Website statistics. For example, We collect data about You by filling out and submitting a form or a field on the Website, or register to the Website. This information could include for example your first and last name, mailing address, country of residence, e-mail address, telephone number, work address and other information. Of course, it is optional for You to provide such information.

We also collect information when You interact with our (third party) related pages or when You use features or content that link to other companies’ services, for example the LinkedIn “like” button. For details regarding the required technical or other information collection and processing of Personal data, and which technologies We employ for such, see below at ‘Cookies Statement’.

  1. Use of Personal data 

Personal data that You provide may be used to contact You, and for example to keep You updated by means of one of our mailings You have subscribed to, or to offer You services that may be of interest to You, unless You inform us that You do not wish to receive any offers regarding these services and other products. Or sending you information about Hygienix, latest product announcements, service updates, upcoming events, and similar information.

By registering and/or submitting Personal data on our Website, You are also agreeing to the use of that information in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Statement. We use your information You provide about Yourself to complete your requests. Your Personal data is not used for other purposes, than the purposes for which You have provided the information to us, unless We obtain your permission, or unless otherwise required or permitted by law, or when We have a good faith belief that the disclosure is necessary to prevent or respond to fraud, defend our Websites or applications against attacks, or protect the property and safety of Hygienix, our customers and users, or the public.

We will not use this Website to collect special Personal data such as information regarding political views, race, religious beliefs, health, criminal-law data, or other matters. We may share or publish aggregate information that doesn’t specifically identify You, such as statistical information about visitors to our websites or statistical information about how customers use our products, services, content and applications for research and to improve these.

  1. Choices

You have several choices regarding your use of our Website. In general, You are not required to submit any Personal data when You visit our Website and related web pages, but Hygienix may require You to provide certain Personal data in order for You to receive additional information about our events, documentation or services. Certain web pages may also ask for your permission for certain uses of your Personal data, and You can agree to or decline those uses.

If You wish to prevent Cookies from tracking You as You navigate our Website, You can make use of the permission settings tool on our Website. This tool is automatically loaded upon first visit of the site and after that it is accessible via an activation link from the bottom of all our web pages. You can also reset your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. Note, however, that in that case some portions of our Website may not work properly if You elect to refuse all cookies.

You may opt-out of receiving Hygienix marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each marketing email.

  1. Access 

If You have submitted Personal data to Hygienix, You have the right to reasonable access to that data to correct any inaccuracies. Hygienix has no direct relationship with the individuals whose Personal data it processes. You can also make a request to update or remove information about You by contacting, and We will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request within 30 days, to the extent it is consistent with applicable law.

  1. Security 

We intend to protect your Personal information and to maintain its accuracy. Hygienix implements reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your Personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, use and disclosure. We also require that our suppliers protect such information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.


Hygienix uses cookies and similar technologies when You use our Website and related web pages. Obviously, Hygienix respects your choices of cookies settings, and always acts and conforms to applicable law.

  1. What are cookies? 

Cookies are small text files, which a Website may put on your computer or mobile device when You first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the Website, or another Website, to recognize your device the next time You visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term ‘Cookies’ in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. We only use cookies in accordance with applicable law.

There are many functions Cookies serve. For example, they help us to remember your login data, authentication data, and other essential information, but also to help us to remember non-essential information such as you preferences. Also, these help you to analyze how well our Website is performing, or allow us to recommend you certain content We believe will be most relevant to You. Certain Cookies contain Personal information – for example, if You click to ‘remember me’ when logging in, a Cookie will store your username. Most Cookies won’t collect information that identifies You, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our Website, or a user’s general location. See for more information

  1. What sort of cookies does Hygienix use? 

Currently, We only use the following Cookies to perform up to different functions:

Essential/Required Cookies: These Cookies are essential for the core operation of our Website and are automatically enabled when You use the Website. We also store your permission setting in a Cookie to remember this for future visits (‘Opt-in/-out Cookie’).

Functional Cookies: These Cookies enhance the functionality of the Website, for instance by storing your preferences. For example, such Cookies save You from retyping your username every time when You access the Website and also recall other customization preferences, such as which regional or language of the Website You want to see when You log in. You can either enable or disable these Cookies.

Third Parties 

Hygienix also uses or allows third parties to serve Cookies that fall into one of the four categories above. Please note that during your visit to the Website You may notice some Cookies that are related to third parties. For example, We use Google Analytics of Google Inc. to help us monitor our Website traffic.

We may also use third party Cookies to help us with market research, improving Website functionality and monitoring compliance. Similarly, when You use one of the share buttons on the Hygienix’ Website, a Cookie may be set by the service You have chosen to share content through.

The Website and applications may include buttons, widgets, tools or content that link to other company services, for example a Twitter or LinkedIn ‘Like’ button or the share button. We may collect information about your use of these features.

The permission for the use of these third party Cookies is also controlled by the permission settings dialog that is provided on the Website. Once the permission has been granted, Hygienix does not control the dissemination of these third party Cookies. You should check the relevant third party Website for more information about these.

  1. How can I control these Cookies? 

If You want to receive certain categories of Cookies on the Hygienix’ Website, You can opt-in to them using of the permission settings tool on our Website. This tool is automatically loaded upon first visit of the site and after that it is accessible via an activation link from the bottom of all our web pages.

We will need to set the Essential/Required Cookies so that We can remember your choices when You next visit the Website from the same browser. At the present time it is not technically possible for us to allow You to carry your settings with You between your browsers and devices so You will need to change these settings from each browser You use, for example Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and other.

Please also be aware that We make every effort to respect your choices, however, there is the possibility that not all Cookies will be captured. If this is a concern then We would recommend that You change your cookie settings via your browser; your browser help function will tell You how. Privacy and Cookies Statement v2013.1 page 4/4 Note: The Hygienix Website does work without Essential/Required Cookies. Furthermore, You will lose some features, benefits and functionality if You choose to disable other Cookies.


  1. Changes 

From time to time, we will revise this Privacy & Cookies Statement, without further notice. We recommend that You regularly check whether the Privacy & Cookies Statement has been revised. The Privacy & Cookies Statement does not apply to third-party Websites that may be accessed through links on this Website.

  1. Applicable law 

The Privacy & Cookies Statement is exclusively governed by the laws of the Netherlands. Any and all disputes that may arise with respect to the Privacy & Cookies Statement will be referred exclusively to the competent court in the Netherlands.

  1. Contact 

Queries regarding this Privacy & Cookies Statement, regarding insight into and the accuracy of personal data that You provided to us via this Website, or requests to have outdated information deleted, may be submitted to our Privacy Officer via the following email address: . If You do not wish to receive any marketing information from us, You can also use that email address to notify us of your wishes.

Thank you.