Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. In this privacy notice you'll learn more about the information we collect when you sign up for our newsletter or ask us to contact you. We'll tell you who we are, why we collect and use your data and your rights as a data subject (that's you). 

Who we are

The AIJN Secretariat is located in the Rue de la Loi 221, box 5 in 1040 Brussels, Belgium. For any privacy questions or concerns, your best option is to send an email to

What data we collect

When you are contacting us through the contact form, we ask for your first name, last name and email address. When you register for our quarterly newsletter on the main page we ask for your email address. For the payment area of the website we ask for your first name, last name, email address, VAT number and office address.

Why we collect your data

For the Newsletter, we will use the personal data you give us, based on your consent, to send you our newsletter, and to personalise it. You can withdraw your consent at any time – every newsletter sent will contain an unsubscribe link. For the contact form, Personal data collected through the contact form will be used to deliver the information requested.

Where we keep your data

Your information is stored in a secured database and will never be shared with any third parties (unless required by law), nor are we using your data to make automated decisions that might affect you. Your information is kept for as long as you continue to consent to receive our newsletter. 

Your rights

As a reminder - you have the right to… 

  • know what data AIJN holds about you; 

  • ask us to rectify your data if it is inaccurate; 

  • ask for your personal data to be erased; 

  • ask for a copy of your data; 

  • ask AIJN to stop using your data; 

For the latter option, the fastest way to do so is to unsubscribe. 

On Facebook - Data protection

We would like to inform you about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of our Facebook page.

Responsible party

In principle, Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland) is responsible for the processing of personal data of this Facebook page.
With regard to individual phases of the processing - here specifically the so-called "Insights'' function - we
AIJN – European Fruit Juice Association
Rue de la Loi 221 – B5
1040 Brussels
VAT : BE0455.760.537

are jointly responsible with Facebook.

Further information about our company and the persons authorized to represent it can be found in the imprint of our website.

Information about our Facebook page

We operate this page to draw attention to our services and products and to get in touch with you as a visitor and user of this Facebook page.

We have no interest in collecting and further processing your individual personal data for analysis or marketing purposes. Further information on our handling of personal data can be found in our privacy policy.

The operation of this Facebook page involving the processing of users' personal data is based on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) in a timely and supportive information and interaction opportunity for and with our users and visitors.

The transfer of data for the purpose of processing may occur to service providers and agents used by us. Provided that they comply with the applicable legal provisions. To this end, we have concluded corresponding contractual agreements on data protection with these parties.

We only pass on your personal data to other recipients if this is required by legal provisions, you have consented or we are authorized to pass it on. If these conditions are given, recipients of personal data may include public bodies and institutions (e.g., law enforcement agencies).

Processing of personal data by Facebook

Facebook uses cookies, i.e., small text files that are stored on the various end devices of users, to store and further process this information. If the user has a Facebook profile and is logged in to it, the storage and analysis also takes place across devices.

Facebook's privacy policy contains further information on data processing:

Options for Objections (so-called opt-out) can be set here: Facebook Inc., the U.S. parent company of Facebook Ireland Ltd. is certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and thus gives a commitment to adhere to European data protection guidelines. Further information on

Facebook's Privacy Shield status can be found here: .

Die Transmission and further processing of users' personal data to third countries, such as the U.S., as well as the associated possible risks for users cannot be ruled out by us as the operator of the site.Information on the use of site insights and the data sharing agreement can be found at

Statistical data

Via the so-called "Insights" of the Facebook page, statistical data of different categories are retrievable for us. These statistics are generated and provided by Facebook. As the operator of the page, we have no influence on the generation and presentation. We cannot turn off this function or prevent the generation and processing of the data. For a selectable period of time as well as for the categories fans, subscribers, reached persons and interacting persons, the following data is provided to us by Facebook in relation to our Facebook page: Total number of page views, "Like" comments, page activities, post interactions, reach, video views, post reach, comments, shared content, responses, proportion of men and women, origin based on country and city, language, calls and clicks in the store, clicks on route planners, clicks on phone numbers. Data on the Facebook groups linked to our Facebook page is also provided in this way. Due to the constant development of Facebook, the availability and processing of the data changes, so that we refer to the aforementioned privacy policy of Facebook for further details.

We use this data, which is available in aggregated form, to make our posts and activities on our Facebook page more attractive to users. For example, we use the distributions by age and gender for an adapted address and the preferred visiting times of the users for a time-optimized planning of our posts. Information about the type of end devices used by visitors helps us to adapt the visual design of the posts accordingly. In accordance with the Facebook Terms of Use, which each user has agreed to as part of creating a Facebook profile, we can identify subscribers and fans of the site and view their profiles and other shared information from them.

User Rights

Since only Facebook has full access to user data, we recommend that you contact Facebook directly with any requests for information or other questions about your rights as a user (e.g., right to erasure). If you need assistance with this or have other questions, please feel free to contact us by email at If you no longer wish to have the data processing described here in the future, please un-connect your user profile to our site by using the "I no longer like this page" and/or "Do not subscribe to this page" functions. Status of the information: 01.02.2020