This website is operated by Aruba Investment Agency (ARINA). By using and/or visiting the website (“Website”), you and/or the company you represent accept this Privacy Policy. This policy covers how the Website treats the information that it collects and receives, including information related to your past use of the Website. Information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact any individual, such as a person’s name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

The Aruba Investment Agency (ARINA) places great importance on the protection of privacy and the security of personal data. This Privacy Policy will give you information on how ARINA collects, uses, shares and looks after your personal information. This policy applies worldwide to ARINA. ARINA may amend or supplement this Privacy Policy from time to time. Therefore, you are advised to regularly consult this page. Any changes to the notice will be clearly notified on our website. This notice was last amended on June 8, 2021.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that ARINA does not own or control, or to people that ARINA does not employ or manage.

The following represents practices and procedures of the Website. We reserve the right to change these practices and procedures at any time without prior notice.

Collection of personal data

Our website (the Website) may use or request personal data, for example when you request for a meeting or subscribe to an e-newsletter. The information includes first and last name, company name, e-mail address, telephone number and the industry in which your company operates. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. The contact details you provided at subscription for the newsletter, will then be removed.

There may be features on the Website allowing you to contact ARINA via e-mail, which provides ARINA with your e-mail address and certain other personal information contained in the e-mail. Upon visiting the Website, your browser automatically sends ARINA your IP address, the type of browser you are using and certain other information. The temporary storage of your IP address by the system is necessary to facilitate a delivery of the Website to your computer. The storage in log files is done to ensure the functioning of the Website. In addition, the data serve to optimize the website and ensure the security of our technical information systems. In addition to the personal data that we obtain from your visits to our website, we also collect personal data that you have provided to us in other ways, such as when you contact us by email or telephone, or when u give us your business card.

We may also obtain personal data from other sources, such as from the regional economic development organizations within our broad network of business partners, the Commercial Register, or by using other (public) sources.

Purposes of processing

Your personal data may be processed for the following purposes:

The legal basis for processing personal data is to perform a task in the public interest. For functions not carried out in the performance of our public task, ARINA will rely on its legitimate interests as a legal basis to process personal data in a proportionate and expected way. ARINA provides the facility to opt-out of receiving communications.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used when you visit the Website. Cookies are small pieces of information transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser to enable ARINA systems to recognize your preferences and settings. Cookies collect information such as the type of search engine used, the sections of the Website visited and other website usage information. ARINA may use this information for research purposes and to enhance the Website. ARINA uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). We have taken measures to protect your privacy with respect to Google Analytics. We have entered into a data processing agreement with Google. We agreed with Google that Google will use the collected information and statistics for the purposes of the Website, not for any Google’s own purposes. Furthermore, we have set up Google Analytics in such a way that the last part of your IP address is removed before processing by Google, thus further limiting the impact on your privacy. You can remove stored cookies, or decline the storing of new cookies. For more information on disabling cookies, go to the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Please note that the Website may still be viewed after disabling cookies.

Sharing of personal data

To perform our task in the public interest we may need to share your information with our various business partners. For the same purpose, the data we collect may be shared with the regional economic development organizations within our business network, our broad network of service providers, other government departments, agencies and public bodies. For an overview of our partners, click here. As required by law, we may disclose information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies for their enforcement purposes. ARINA will not sell your personal information to third parties.

Storage of data

ARINA does not store personal data for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which this data was obtained, and to satisfy the applicable laws and regulations.


ARINA complies by taking appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure personal data.

How to contact us
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or the data we hold on you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: [email protected]
Call us: +297 521 2400

Or write to us at:
L.G. Smith Blvd. 160

Sun Plaza

Oranjestad, Aruba

Last updated: November 9, 2022