Privacy and Cookie Policy Belgian Horse Trading

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force. This European law is also referred to in the Netherlands by the abbreviation AVG (Algemene Verordening Gegevensverwerking). 

This legislation stipulates new and stricter regulations for the storage and use of personal data. It applies to both commercial and non-commercial organisations. Every company or self-employed person must ensure that the storage and use of data regarding customers, suppliers, employees, etc. complies with the new statutory provisions. 

Belgian Horse Trading attaches great importance to the protection of personal data and identifiable information that you provide to us. 

The Basic Data Protection Regulation ultimately builds on what we already do, namely ensure your personal data has additional security and transparency.

Since you have used our services in the past, you are currently registered as a contact person in our database.

We consider it important to inform you of the way in which we use your personal data and to provide you with a choice about how that data is used. As we have done in the past, we want to make the terms of our legitimate use of your personal data fully transparent and give you the ability to control our use of your personal data.

We want to get to know you better so that we can offer you better service. However, the decision about whether you want to make use of this service is up to you. If you do not want us to send you any personal offers, information or other promotional communications, you can let us know at any time by contacting us.

We therefore recommend that you read this policy carefully.

Belgian Horse Trading, with registered office at Leliestraat 37, 2860 Sint-Katelijne-Waver, België, e-mail address for contact:

Within the scope of the services offered by Belgian Horse Trading, Belgian Horse Trading collects, stores or otherwise processes personal data on the basis of applicable data-protection laws. 

We comply with the privacy policy regarding the processing of your data and its backup.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of data stored on your computer or mobile device via your browser.

Why do we use cookies?
We use specific cookies on our website. 

We will starting now also use your personal data to optimise Belgian Horse Trading’s services and personalise the services you select.

Some cookies are essential to the proper functioning of the website; others provide improved usability, and others are used for analysis purposes.

How can you manage or delete cookies on your computer or mobile device?
All popular internet browsers offer the option to manage cookies. For more information, see the Help function for the browser you are using. 

If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or mobile device, you can specify this in your browser settings. However, you should remember that if you do not accept certain cookies, we will not be able to guarantee the proper functioning of our website.

What data do we store?
The data that you provide to us or that you enter in the online form.

We also use completed telephone numbers to be able to fully inform you via WeChat. Only the persons mentioned on the About/Contact page have the right to contact you. If you wish us not to do this, you must report this via

How long do we store this data?
We only store the data we need to ensure the smooth running of our business and our website. The contact information you provide us will not be stored longer than necessary. 

You may request, without incurring any costs, that your data be deleted or no longer be used for direct-marketing purposes. You can do this via

How do we protect your personal data?
We take necessary administrative, technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the identified risks. We protect your personal data from destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure, and unauthorised access regarding personally-identifiable information transmitted, stored or otherwise processed. Furthermore, we strive to keep your data correct and up to date. We therefore kindly ask you to inform us about possible changes to your personal data, such as a change in your contact information.

Belgian Horse Trading will only transfer personal data to third parties if we are legally obliged to do so. We will not sell or disclose your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to them using your personal data for their own purposes.

Belgian Horse Trading will not share personal financial data (such as credit card information) with third parties unless it is necessary to process your order, create invoices, or prevent or combat fraud.

What rights do you have, and how can you exercise them?
You have the right to:
- Information about and access to your data;
- Correction of your personal data;
- Deletion of your personal data (right to be forgotten);
- Limitation of processing;
- Object to the processing of your personal data;
- Obtain your personal data in a structured, general and machine-readable form;
- Transfer (or have transferred) your personal data to another controller.

Lastly, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority ( the processing of your personal data by us.

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about our privacy and cookie policy or the processing of your personal data by us, feel free to contact us.