Terms and conditions

As a member of Lusitano Portal you are responsible to know and adhere to these terms and conditions at all times. Lusitano Portal has the right to change the following terms and conditions at any time without notice.

As a member on Lusitano Portal you are given access to the sites full functionality. You can comment on articles and forum threads and respond to posts in the forum. Add profile information, send personal messages to other members, follow other members, upload pictures and create listing ads if you have/represent a business related to Lusitano Portal.

Chapter I

1. Your account
It is important that you provide us with correct personal information so that we can contact you if needed. It is not allowed to register multiple user accounts on Lusitano Portal*. If we suspect that you deliberately created several accounts or entered false information we have the right to delete your account/accounts. You are responsible to keep your password from others.

*It is allowed to have a business account and a private account.

2. The processing of your personal information
By accepting the terms and conditions you are allowing Lusitano Portal to collect and process your personal data. The collection of your personal information is primarily for the purpose of administering Lusitano Portal HB and all personal information will be processed in accordance with Swedish law. Your personal information that we need to administer your account is your first name, surname and your email address. We will also store your password. All other information is optional and filled in by you under your profile. Your personal data and information will not be shared with any third party* in other forms than completely anonymous statistics of demographic character, for this your name and email address are irrelevant.

*The times when your personal information might be shared is when:

  • It is necessary for Lusitano Portal in the purpose of fulfilling its commitments to you.
    If the disclosure is prescribed by law.

You are always entitled to ask for:

  • Correction of inaccurate personal data. (This you do by contacting us at contact@lusitanoportal.com)
  • To be exempt from direct marketing. (This you do by contacting us at contact@lusitanoportal.com)
  • Information about the personal data processed (This has to be done written and signed by you. Sent to Lusitano Portal HB. Skarstad Stora Algutstorp 13, 534 95 Vara, Sweden)

3. Information from Facebook
If you choose to become a member with the help from your membership at Facebook the system at Lusitano Portal will then collect your Facebook account information, meaning firstly the information needed to create an account and secondly data to fill in your profile at Lusitano Portal. Under your profile you can edit your profile information and also choose the visibility to other members. The personal information collected from Facebook will be processed as all other personal data and information at Lusitano Portal. The data that Lusitano Portal collects from your Facebook account is a copy of the information you have at Facebook at the moment for collecting, you are after that responsible to update your personal data at Lusitano Portal.

4. Advertising
Through becoming a member you agree to that Lusitano Portal HB and our partners have the right to provide you with advertising and other information in connection with Lusitano Portal.

5. Copyright
All content at lusitanoportal.com is covered by Swedish copyright law. This means that the design, structure, texts and images may not be copied or used without permission. You may not use, copy or forward user information.

6. Content responsibility
Lusitano Portal is not responsible for content on websites that Lusitano Portal link to or provide information about. Lusitano Portal is not responsible for products and services provided by anyone other than Lusitano Portal HB. Lusitano Portal HB is not responsible for the information or the services provided on the “listing pages”, the companies and persons listed on those pages are solely responsible for the correctness of their information and the qualities of their services.

7. Damage and injuries
Lusitano Portal is not responsible for any losses, damage, injuries or expenses which may arise in connection to or as a result of using lustianoportal.com or as a result of using any other services, information or links that Lusitano Portal provides. Lusitano Portal is not responsible to any losses, damage, costs or injuries that may arise due to any malfunctions.

8. Newsletter
If you have chosen to subscribe to the newsletter you will receive those by email. The newsletters will contain information and offers from Lusitano Portal HB and its collaborative partners. The newsletters can contain both editorial and commercial information regardless of which the newsletters will be always be sent by us as we do not share your personal information with any third parties. You can unsubscribe to the newsletter at any time by using the link in one of the newsletters you have received.

9. Emails
If you are not subscribed to the newsletters Lusitano Portal has the right to send you emails with important information, as for example regarding your membership or if any vital changes has been made in the terms and conditions, as such emails will be sent to all members.

10. Swedish law applies
By visiting and using lusitanoportal.com you agree that the internal laws of Sweden, without regard to the priciples of conflicts between laws, gowern both this agrement and any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and Lusitano Portal HB. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited, to this paragraph.

Chapter II

These rules and principles listed below apply at all times when using lusitanoportal.com but especially when you take part in Lusitano Portal’s forums, commentary functions, use private messages service and in any other ways you might be in contact with other Lusitano Portal members or staff. These rules must be followed at all times.

As a user of Lusitano Portal Services it is your responsibility to know and keep updated on the terms and conditions.

1. You are responsible for your posts and entries in the forums
As a participant in the forums it is your responsibility to know and follow the rules. You as a person are solely responsible for your posts and statements and besides the forum rules and guidelines your entries and statements must be lawful. Avoid materials that might be considered offensive. This applies to any type of text you enter as well as for links and images. Lusitano Portal, its administration, moderators and/or partners are not legally responsible for statements made in forums.

Posts must follow good internet etiquette.

Entries must not contain any incitement to crime or describe illegal activities. It is absolutely forbidden to post files that contain virus, spam, material that is pornografic, containing racist and/or non-demokratic elements. Any abuse of Lusitano Portal’s services or features will lead to suspension. If you see any abuse please use the report button or contact us.

2. Keep conversations and discussions productive, respectful and civil
In Lusitano Portal forums we want living discussions in which everyone shall feel free to safely share their opinion if they wish to do so. A part of living discussions is disagreement but whether the subject is lighthearted or serious entries shall be kept at a constructive level showing acceptance and respect to the opinions and experiences of others. Personal attacks, insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive, unacceptable and most of all forbidden.

3. Copyright
Do not post copyrighted material, either text, images or other, unless you got permission to use the material by the copyright owner. Lusitano Portal can not be held responsible for any material of any kind posted by others than representatives for Lusitano Portal HB.

4. Advertising is not allowed
Entries in the forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items, services or others for sale are not permitted and will be removed by the administration or moderators. Items offered for trade are not permitted.

Use of private messaging feature through the user’s profile for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Paid advertising for your business is available through Lusitano Portal Listings if your business is a riding establishment, a breeder related to the Lusitano, a Lusitano breeding stallion owner, a portuguese tack shop owner, a saddler or tailor or if you are a rider/trainer related to dressage and/or Working Equitation. For others purchase of banner ads is available. Learn more about advertising or contact us.

Specific on what is allowed:

  • Horses for sale: Of course it is allowed to discuss buying, selling and pricing of horses, what is not allowed is a post containing, related to or linking to a horse for sale.
  • Event Announcements: If you as a member have an or know about an upcoming event that may be of interest for fellow members you are allowed to post a notification for this one time, if you do not benefit financially from the event.
  • Products: Members can feel free to ask for general opinions and suggestions about equipment and products but not in such way that the post turns into a wanted ad.
  • Services: Members are allowed to ask for general recommendations of services such as trainers, riders, riding establishments, tack shops, breeding stallions and breeders. As a service provider you may answer those requests by suggesting yourself or your business, IF, and ONLY IF you or your business fits the criteria of the original entry AND your particular service is registered in Lusitano Portal’s listing for riders/trainers, riding holidays, tack shops, saddlers, tailors, breeding stallion and/or breeders.
  • Other Services: By other services is ment services that is not provided in Lusitano Portal Listings. Members are allowed to ask about any services, as a provider of a service in question you may answer suggesting yourself or your business, IF, and ONLY IF it fits the criteria in the original post.

If you do not feel completely sure about what counts as advertising in the forums or other places please contact us.

5. We might use or reproduce forum statements
We might copy, quote, link to or in other ways reproduce posts or parts of post for advertising or editorial purposes. By posting entries in a Lusitano forum you agree for Lusitano Portal and its representatives to do so and give us a non-exclusive license under the copyright law.

6. Report posts and entries that you think violate the forum rules or guidelines
Lusitano Portal forum has an inbuilt reporting button connected to each post and and comment. If you come across a post that in your opinion violates the forum rules or guidelines please click the report button. This will notify the administrators and moderators only and they will then take the action they deem appropriate for the situation; note that it can also be the choice of no action. The right to deem a post is reserved the administrators and moderators of Lusitano Portal.

Do not air grievances about other forum members in the forums, use the report button and if wished action is not taken contact administration or moderators to give and/or ask for motivation.

7. The right to enforce and amend the rules and guidelines are reserved to Lusitano Portal
The administrators and moderators of Lusitano Portal Forum have the right to edit, delete, move or close any post or thread at any time or refrain to do so. To maintain the good spirit and tone in the forums and maintain adherence to the rules and guidelines the administrators and moderators of Lusitano Portal Forum may revoke or suspend a user's membership at any time.

10. Swedish law applies
By visiting and using lusitanoportal.com you agree that the internal laws of Sweden, without regard to the priciples of conflicts between laws, gowern both this agrement and any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and Lusitano Portal HB. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited, to this paragraph.

The rules and guidelines of Lusitano Portal Forum may change at any time without notice.

Thank you for participating in Lusitano Portal Forum, making comments and being social with other members. By following the rules and guidelines you are making it a pleasant experience for all members.

Chapter III - Advertisement through banner ads

At lusitanoportal.com advertisers are welcome to buy banner ads or an ad space under listings. Listings are relevant to those who represent (a) a riding establishment where you allow clients/tourist to come and have lessons/ ride in Portugal or if you are a riding establishment related to the Lusitano/ Classical dressage/ Working equitation in Portugal or elsewhere. (b) If you are a rider/trainer or provide of other services as for example showing/competing horses in Portugal or if you are a rider/trainer related to classical dressage/ Working Equitation. (c) If you representing breeder breeding PS Lusitano. (d) If you are representing an approved PS Lusitano stallion for breeding. (e) If you are a tack shop in Portugal. (f) If you are a saddler or tailor producing Portugese/baroque tack, equipment or traditional riding clothes. See more at lusitanoportal.com under listings or contact us for mor information.

All others selling/representing products or services that the users of Lusitano Portal might be interested in are welcome to by banner ads. Which we provide in different locations and sizes over the lusitanoportal.com sites. See prices and banner ad placements or contact us for more information.

Lusitano Portal HB has a software program that handles all the banner advertisements on the website. The software allows the following. (a) To choose to whom the ad should be shown after their locality in the world. This allows you to decide if your ad should be shown internationally, regionally or even locally (specific towns). (b) To choose at which pages at lusitanoportal.com your ad will be displayed.

1. Allowed material
A banner advertisement at lusitnoportal.com can constist of Pictures, Logotypes and Text. GIF-animations are welcome but Lusitano Portal has the right to decide if it is suitable. Sound files are not allowed.

2. Responsibility for the material
Upon agreeing with Lusitano Portal HB about an advertisement campaign the customer send the material needed to create the banner advertisement to Lusitano Portal.

As a client you ensure that the information you provide for the advertisement is accurate in all aspects and that the information provided does not conflict with state law or customs in anyway. Lusitano Portal HB is in no case to be considered liable for the content of the advertisement.

Lusitano Portal HB may at any time withdraw an advertisement if Lusitano Portal estimates that ad content is offensive, illegal or otherwise, according Lusitano Portal’s opinion, inappropriate. If this occurs, the customer is not entitled to any compensation, unless the parties otherwise agree.

As Lusitano Portal assumes no responsibility for the content of an advertisement, the client agree to compensate Lusitano Portal for all harm, costs or other that is caused by the content in the clients advertising campaign.

Lusitano Portal’s liability to the client is limited to an amount equal to the amount that previously has been invoiced.

3. Agreement and confirmation
After sending the material to Lusitano Portal, Lusitano Portal creates the actual banner ad and sends back the agreement for confirmation, the agreement includes (a)an overview of the actual banner ad, (b) information of on which banner placement the advertisement will appear, (c) on which pages at lusitanoportal.com the advertisement will appear, (d) where the advertisement will appear geographicly (e) if the client has given a budget for the campain the amount will appear.

If anything in the confirmation is incorrect or incomplete, the customer must notify Lusitano Portal within the time frame stated on the confirmation. If no notification is given to Lusitano Portal within the timeframe, the agreement is reached in accordance with the confirmation and the advertisement will start.

4. Prices
The prices for advertising at lusitanoportal.com are given in CPM which means that the prices are per 1000 views or impressions. The prices may be subjected to all kinds of offers or discounts by Lusitano Portal HB. The given prices  does not include taxes.

The customer can chose to set up a specific budget for the advertisement. The client that has set a budget can chose to be notified when a certain amount of the budget remains. The price for a specific advertisement campaign is stated on the confirmation (see 3).

5. Payment agreement
An invoice is created monthly starting one month after the advertisement campaign started. In the case where the budget set by the client is used up before a full month has passed (counting from the start of the advertisement campaign or from the last invoice) the invoice will be sent.

The payment shall be made within 14 days. In the case of a delayed payment the client is responsible to provide Lusitano Portal HB compensation for payment reminders and/or other costs that Lusitano Portal has due to the deletion.
Lusitano Portal HB reserves the right to request advance payment or a part payment in advance for the advertisement campaign.

6. Complaints
If the client wishes to claim an error in advertising, the complaint must be made in writing and must be sent to Lusitano Portal no later than 30 days after the confirmation was sent to the client. If a complaint is not sent within said time the client loses its right to make a complaint.

10. Swedish law applies
By visiting and using lusitanoportal.com you agree that the internal laws of Sweden, without regard to the priciples of conflicts between laws, gowern both this agrement and any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and Lusitano Portal HB. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited, to this paragraph.

Lusitano Portal HB has the right to change these terms and condition at any time without notice. It is the responsibility of the user to keep updated about these terms and conditions.

Chapter IIII - Advertisement through Lusitano Portal HB’s listing service

At lusitanoportal.com advertises are welcome to buy banner ads or a as space under listings. Listings are relevant to those who represent (a) a riding establishment where you allow clients/tourist to come and have lessons/ ride in Portugal or if you are a riding establishment related to the Lusitano/ Classical dressage/ Working equitation in Portugal or elsewhere. (b) If you are a rider/trainer or provide of other services as for example showing/competing horses in Portugal or if you are a rider/trainer related to classical dressage/ Working Equitation. (c) If you representing breeder breeding PS Lusitano. (d) If you are representing an approved PS Lusitano stallion for breeding. (e) If you are a tack shop in Portugal. (f) If you are a saddler or tailor producing Portugese/barock tack, equipment or traditional riding cloths. See more at lusitanoportal.com under listings or contact us for mor information.

All others selling/representing products or services that the users of Lusitano Portal might be interested in are welcome to by banner ads. Which we provide in different locations and sizes over the lusitanoportal.com sites. See prices and banner ad placements or contact us for more information.

1. Responsibility
The company, business or the representative person for such that adds a company or service to Lusitano Portal HB’s listings is solely responsible for all information provided in the actual listing including text, pictures, links and all other material. In agreeing to these terms and conditions the responsible person also agrees to keep the information in the listings updated in case of any changes for example in the contact details.

Lusitano Portal is not in any way responsible for products and services provided by anyone other than Lusitano Portal HB. Therefore Lusitano Portal HB can not be held responsible for the information or the services provided on the “listing pages”, the companies and persons listed on those pages are solely responsible for the correctness of their information and the qualities of their services.

Further, Lusitano Portal is not responsible for any losses, damage, injuries or expenses which may arise in connection to or as a result of using lustianoportal.com or as a result of using any other services, information or links that Lusitano Portal provides. Lusitano Portal is not responsible to any losses, damage, costs or injuries that may arise due to any malfunctions.

2. Payment
The listing will not be published until payment is made. When adding your listing the last step includes payment. If payment is not made at this time the information you have added will be saved, but not reviewed or published until the full payment has reached Lusitano Portal.

You will be sent a renewal notice through email 7 days before your Listing is due for renewal. Should you not make payment by the renewal date your listing will be hidden until we receive payment from you.
Primary payment method is through PayPal and secondary is bank transfer. To do a bank transfer please contact us.

3. Prices
The price list can be found here. All prices may be subjected to all sorts of offers and discounts given by Lusitano Portal.

4. Cancel listing
Lusitano Portal listing runs during a 12 month period. If a company/representative wish to cancel their listing halfway through no refund will be given.

Lusitano Portal may at any time cancel a listing and are in that case responsible to refund the amount for the remaining time of the listing. To cancel your listing send an email to contact@lusitanoportal.com. Normally a listing is canceled by the end of the 12 months period, if payment is made for the coming 12 months the listing is to be seen as renewed.

5. Commission
There is no commission fees generated as a result of a booking/customer purchase through Lusitano Portal’s Listing service.

6. Reviewing
After a listing is submitted and paid Lusitano Portal will review it. Lusitano Portal has the right to change spelling and grammar mistakes and smaller things in the layout. This will be done within 48 hours but most often much sooner than that. If there is any problem or questions regarding your listing Lusitano Portal will contact you through email or other contact information given.

7. Material
When purchasing a Lusitano Portal listing your place/services will be given an own page on Lusitano Portal. The listing includes

  • 8 pictures
  • Descriptive text of 5000 characters
  • Possibility to link to a website of your choice
  • Your contact details and your location on map
  • Other fields for information that is specific for each listing category

The company/representative for such is responsible for the right to use the material they choose to publish.

8. Guest reviews and testimonials
At Lusitano Portal there is the possibility for guests that has stayed at your accommodation (riding holiday) to leave a review and a grade. We check all reviews before publishing and remove any that are derogatory about your accommodation over and above a limit where we deem the information to be damaging to you or both you and us. We reserve the right to edit such information as required, or remove reviews we believe to have been added by the accommodation owners.

9. Advertising by other means
Advertising your services directly or indirectly to users of Lusitano Portal is not allowed outside the listings. You may however purchase banner ads. Lusitano Portal staff has the right to determine what is classified as advertising.

In the forums you may as a service provider answer requests by suggesting yourself or your business, IF, and ONLY IF you or your business fits the criteria of the original entry AND your particular service is registered in Lusitano Portal’s listing for riders/trainers, riding holidays, tack shops, saddlers/tailors, breeding stallion and/or breeders.

10. Swedish law applies
By visiting and using lusitanoportal.com you agree that the internal laws of Sweden, without regard to the priciples of conflicts between laws, gowern both this agrement and any dispute of any kind that may arise between you and Lusitano Portal HB. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this agreement, including, but not limited, to this paragraph.

If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions or any of the services provided do not hesitate to contact us!

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