Data protection.
We take the protection of your private data seriously. Special attention to privacy in the processing of personal data is very important to us. Personal data is used in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act BDSG. The operators of this website are committed to confidentiality. Below we would like to inform you about our privacy policy. Here you will find information about the collection and use of personal data when using our website. We observe the applicable data protection law for Germany. You can retrieve this statement at any time on our website.

  1. Technical implementation
    Our website is hosted on the web servers of Alfahosting - Ankerstrasse 3b - 06108 Halle an der Saale.
    We have no influence on the settings of the web server.

  2. Logging
    In connection with the access to our pages server-side server information is automatically stored by Alfahosting GmbH Server Log File, which your browser transmits to the web server.
    These are:
         Browser type / version
         used operating system
         Referrer URL (previously visited page)
         IP address of the accessing computer
         Time of the server request

    These data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. Moreover, after a statistical analysis, the data will be erased. We have no influence on this server-side data storage, this is the responsibility of the company

  3. Security Certificate
     For our forms we use a security certificate from Comodo CA Ltd. This states:

    This website uses a Comodo SSL certificate to secure online transactions for customers.
    Any data you submit to this website over a https connection will be securely encrypted with the strongest available algorithms
    The SSL certificate used by this website carries a $10,000 warranty to further protect customer purchases
    By choosing Comodo SSL, the owners of this website have proven that customer security is their highest priority

  4. Personal data
    Personal information is information that can be used to learn the identity. This includes information such as name, address, postal address, telephone number. Information that is not directly related to the real identity (such as favorite websites or number of users of a site) is not covered.
    - Online form:
    The data is entered on a voluntary basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
    If a contractual relationship between you and us is to be substantiated, modified or changed, or if you submit a request to us, we will collect and use personal data from you to the extent necessary for these purposes (stock data).
    We collect, process and use personal data as far as necessary to enable you to use the website (usage data).
    All personal data will only be stored as long as this is necessary for the stated purpose (processing of your request or execution of a contract). In this case, tax and commercial retention periods are taken into account.
    On the instructions of the competent authorities, we may provide information about this data (inventory data) in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for purposes of law enforcement, security, fulfillment of the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Shielding Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
    - Paper form:
    If you do not want to send data via the online form, you have the option of downloading the appropriate paper version form on and sending it to us by post.

  5. Input of personal data and their disclosure
    • If within the Internet offer the possibility for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, names, addresses) exists, the surrender of these data on the part of the user on expressly voluntary basis.
    • These data are used by us only for the processing of their tournament names.
      1. As part of the tournament, personal information will be passed on to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) based in Fort Worth, USA. The APHA stores the data transmitted by us and listed below on servers in the US, they are subject to US laws.
        1. Shownumber & year, Class Code & -description, Placing
        2. Back Number, Registration number and name of the horse
        3. Exhibitor name, membership number, relationship, adress and hometown.
      2. Also in the context of the processing of the tournament, personal data is forwarded to the Paint Horse Club Germany e.V., based in Hemer. When processing the data, the PHCG is bound by the Federal Data Protection Act BDSG and other statutory provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union. The following information is sent here:
        1. Name of the judges, Class Code & -descripton, Placings
        2. Back Number, registration number, year of birth and name of the horse
        3. Exhibitor name, membership number, relationship and date of birth
        4. Owner name, membership number, adress and hometown
      3. We do not give the information to others without explicit consent to others than under point b. said institutions. If data is to be passed on to service providers within the scope of order data processing, these are bound by the Federal Data Protection Act BDSG, other statutory provisions and this Privacy Policy.
      4. Transfer of personal data to state institutions and authorities is only possible within the framework of mandatory legal provisions.

  6. Children and adolescents
    Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or guardians.
    We do not solicit personal information from people of any age, do not collect it and do not share it with others!

  7. Use of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social plugins
    This website does not use social plugins
    We also do not use Google Ad-Sense or Google Maps on this page!

  8. WhatsApp
    We take privacy and privacy very seriously. However, we have no control over the privacy policy of WhatsApp. WhatsApp stores your data (text, photos, videos & voice messages) on servers in the US, they are subject to US laws. Although WhatsApp encrypts all messages so that they can not normally be read by third parties, encryption technology is not considered secure.
    When you send us WhatsApp messages, you will only receive messages on WhatsApp. We do not use your mobile phone number for any other purpose.

  9.  Use of cookies
    We use cookies - small files with configuration information. They help to determine user-specific settings and to implement special user functions. We do not collect personal information about cookies. All features of the site are usable without cookies, but some custom properties and settings are not available. Most browsers are set to accept the use of cookies, but you can disable this feature by setting your Internet browser for the current session or permanently. At the end of your visit, these cookies are automatically deleted from your hard drive.
    - Cookies
  10. Active components
    The information offered uses active components such as Javascript, Java applets or Active X controls. You can switch off this function by setting your Internet browser. However, parts of the website (e.g., the menu) will no longer work.

  11. Evaluation of user behavior (web tracking systems)
    Programs for evaluating user behavior are only used anonymously. Your IP address is first anonymized and only then evaluated. You can switch off this function by setting your Internet browser.

  12. Right to information, questions and comments
    You have the right at any time to inquire about the data collected about your person free of charge and without delay. You have the right at any time to revoke your consent to the use of your personal information with effect for the future. For information, please contact the provider under the contact details in the imprint.
    For questions and suggestions and comments on privacy please contact the webmaster of HS4U by mail.

  13. Safety note:
    We endeavor to store your personal data by taking all technical and organizational possibilities so that they are not accessible to third parties. When communicating by e-mail, we can not guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.
    We use filters against unwanted advertising ("SPAM filters"), which in rare cases also erroneously classify and delete normal e-mails as unwanted advertising.
    E-mails containing harmful programs ("viruses") will be automatically deleted by us in any case.

  14. Contradiction of the use of contact data
    The use of published in the imprint or comparable information contact details such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and email addresses by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails. The use of the contact details of our imprint for commercial advertising is expressly not desired, unless we had previously given our written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data.