PLEASE READ THIS USER AGREEMENT AND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.
Your use of this site is expressly conditioned on your acceptance of the following terms and conditions.
This User Agreement (“Agreement”) is made between THE TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND which owns and operates the internet site with the URL: www.thecoloursofthailand.com (“the Web Site” or “Site”) and you who access and/or visit or cause to access and/or visit the Web Site (“you/your”).
Your usage, access, and visits at the Web Site are on the express condition that you accept without variation the terms and conditions set out herein. The information contained in these web pages may be amended by us from time to time without notice to you. You need to review this Agreement each time you use this Site. Your usage, access, visits, or shopping at this Site constitutes your agreement to all the terms and conditions in force for the time being as set out herein. If you do not agree to any part of the following terms or conditions, you must not use this Site.
2. USE OF SITE
Thecoloursofthailand.com grants you a limited, non-transferable license to use this site in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may only use this site to search for information and make travel reservations/inquiries and shall not use this site for any other purposes, including without limitation, to make any speculative, false or fraudulent reservation.
This site and the content provided in this site, including the text, graphics, button icons, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed without the written permission of Thecoloursofthailand.com, and/or its third party providers and distributors, except that you may download, display and print the materials presented on this site for your personal, non-commercial use only.
You may not use any “robot,” “spider” or other automatic device, or a program, algorithm or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the Web pages, data or content found on this site, in any case without the prior written permission of Thecoloursofthailand.com or the Tourism Authority of Thailand. You agree that you will not transmit or otherwise transfer any web pages, data or content found on this site to any other computer, server, web site, or other medium for mass distribution or for use in any commercial enterprise. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes a burden or load on our infrastructure that www.thecoloursofthailand.com deems in its sole discretion to be unreasonable or disproportionate to the benefits Thecoloursofthailand.com obtains from your use of the site.
Unauthorized use of this site and/or the materials contained on this site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws. You must retain all copyright and trademark notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained in the materials, and you must not alter, obscure or obliterate any of such notices. The use of such materials on any other web sites or in any environment of networked computers is prohibited. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. In addition, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any information which (a) infringes the rights of others or violates their privacy or publicity rights, (b) is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, unless with the express written permission of the owner of such right, (c) contains a virus, bug or other harmful item, or (d) is used to unlawfully collude against another person in restraint of trade or competition. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from your use of this site.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
Once a user has registered with Thecoloursofthailand.com, every user will be able to choose his/her own unique Username and Password to access information available on www.thecoloursofthailand.com. Thecoloursofthailand.com’s servers have been specially designed to intelligently identify each user during the entire process of data communication. However, to ensure that a user’s information will not be accessible by any other user from another computer, you agree to:
3.1. Keep your Username and Password secure and protected from unauthorized access or use.
3.2. Immediately notify Thecoloursofthailand.com if you become aware of, or suspect, any unauthorized access to your Username and Password, or any other breach of security. Thecoloursofthailand.com will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of any unauthorized usage of your Username or Password or account, either with or without your knowledge;
3.3. Maintain and promptly update your account to keep it true, accurate, current and complete;
3.4. Use the information available on or from these Sites for non-commercial use and information purposes only. Any unauthorized commercial use of the information or services provided through this Site is expressly prohibited;
3.5. Not to use this Site in a way that interferes with its availability for other users;
3.6. Not to use the account of any other Thecoloursofthailand.com member, without the express permission of the account holder;
3.7. Take standard precautions as follows to further protect your information: Memorize your Username and Password, changing your Password on a regular basis
Tourism Authority of Thailand Stockholm Office Drottninggatan 33, Ground Floor, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden, realizes the importance of personal data of our users.
This privacy notice applies to the collection and processing of your personal information in relation to
Your use of our websites, provided under Thecoloursofthailand.com, and others relate campaign website.
Your use of mobile application provided by TAT.
Your use of Social Network provide by TAT.
This privacy notice also describes your data protection rights. More information about your
rights, and how to exercise them, is set out in Section 7 below.
4.2 What information do we collect?
We generally collect your personal data, either directly from you or from authorized
representatives, through our websites, mobile services, and other channels.
We collect and process personal data about you when you interact with us.
Basic Personal information e.g., name, gender, date of birth, passport or other personal identification numbers, images, photographs, videos, CCTV footage, voice recordings
Contact information e.g., address, phone number, email address
Feedback information e.g., feedback, complaint, survey
Log data and device information e.g., IP address, cookies
Tracking information e.g., cookies and similar technologies
Sensitive information e.g., medical records
4.3 How do we use this information, and what is the legal basis for this use?
We process your personal data according to the purposes and limited to what is necessary for the following purposes:
As required to conduct our business and pursue our legitimate interests, in particular:
We will use your information to provide products and services you have requested, and respond to any comments, queries or complaints you may send us;
We will monitor use of our websites and online services, and use your information to help us monitor, improve and protect our products, content, services and websites, both online and offline;
We will use information you provide to personalize our websites, products or services for you;
We will trace back customer activities to prevent, investigate and/or report fraud, misrepresentation, security incidents or crime, in accordance with applicable law;
We will use information you provide to investigate any complaints received from you or from others, about our website or our products or services;
We will use data in connection with legal claims, compliance, regulatory and investigative purposes as necessary (including disclosure of such information in connection with legal process or litigation);
We will use data of some individuals to invite them to take part in market research;
We will process your data for purposes such as accounting, billing and auditing;
We will use personal data to ensure flight safety and security and to prepare for and prevent emergencies;
In some cases, we will also use your data for statistical research and analytic purposes;
In some cases, we will contact you for product or customer satisfaction surveys.
Where you give us consent:
We will send you newsletters containing news concerning our company and our products, services and special offers.
We will send you direct marketing in relation to our relevant products and services, or other products and services provided by us, our affiliates and carefully selected partners.
We will place cookies and use similar technologies in accordance with our Cookies Policy and the information provided to you when those technologies are used.
We create your profile for marketing purposes in order to deliver advertisements that match your interests.
On other occasions we ask you for consent, we use the data for the purpose which we explain at that time.
For purposes which are required by law:
In response to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
4.4 Withdrawing consent or otherwise objecting to direct marketing wherever we rely on your consent, you will always be able to withdraw that consent, although we may have other legal grounds for processing your personal data for other purposes, such as those set out above.
You have an unconditional right to opt-out of direct marketing at any time. You can do this by following the instructions in the communications we send you, or by contacting us using the details set out in section 9.
When you visit our websites, we may place cookies on your devices and use those cookies to collect personal data. You can find out more in our Cookie Notice.
What Are Cookies
For more general information about cookies, see the website AllAboutCookies.Org.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Please see information how to prevent new cookies from being installed and how to delete existing cookies. The exact procedure depends on which browser you are using.
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Type of cookies
These cookies are essential to make TAT websites work correctly, they allow using the functionality of the website such as creating an account with us, these cookies are removed once you close your browser. These technical cookies do not require consent of the user.
These cookies are used for optimizing the website by detecting any technical problems that may be encountered. They give TAT information about how the user interacts with the website such as remember your preferences, the number of visits per page, the time spent on a page. These cookies allow us to improve our websites.
We use these cookies to memorize the preferences, choice of language and membership on our website.
We use these cookies to optimize communication, analyze information on the geographical location of visitors and their use of the site to deliver content, newsletter or email that is more relevant to you and your interests or subscription. The information obtained is anonymous and not related to your personal data.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which help us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google+, Line and Webtrends, will set register your personal data and set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
Information about cookies used in our websites:
The table below show detail of cookies use in domain Thecoloursofthailand.com and their purpose.
Cookie Name Purpose
_gat, __utmt_ga1,__utmt_ga2 Used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Used to track visitor behavior measure of site performance.
_ga Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
_gid Used to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
tat_lang Used to remember default select language for website.
fe_typo_user Used to Save Session of User login on Website
The table below show detail of third party cookies use in our websites and their purpose.
Social Media Sharing Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+,AddThis We include Facebook and Twitter plugins on this website to help you share content that may be of interest to your social network. We also use AddThis, which is a service allowing social media sharing with a range of alternatives to Facebook and Twitter. Some pages may also include Google+ or YouTube features which need cookies in order to work, improve service and prevent fraud.
See AddThis Privacy and Data Practices
Google Analytics . Web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. See Cookies Set by Google Analytics and Google Analytics To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
4.6 Who will we share your personal data with, where and when?
If necessary for the provision of services to you, we will share your data with other service providers who take part in the provision of the respective services to you. This may include:
Other tourism services
IT providers of the travel sector
Government agencies where requested by the respective applicable law
Personal data will also be shared with third party service providers who will process it on behalf of TAT for the purposes identified above. Such third parties include data processors that we use for the provision of certain services such as providers of website hosting, maintenance, call center operation and identity checking. In this case, we use additional safeguards to protect your personal data such as “Data Processing and Transfer Agreement” and “Standard Contractual Clauses” for sharing to the processor outside EU/EEA.
In some cases when we transfer your data to countries outside of the EU or EEA, we use additional safeguards to protect your personal data, such as the EU Commission approved “Standard Contractual Clauses”. A copy of the clauses can be provided for your review on request to the contact details provided in section 9.
4.7 What rights do you have?
You have the right to ask us for information about our data processing or for a copy of your personal data; to correct, delete or restrict processing of your personal data; and to obtain the personal data you provide to us for a contract or with your consent in a structured, machine readable format.
In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances (in particular, where we don’t have to process the data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement, or where we are using the data for direct marketing).
These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which we are required to keep by law or when we have compelling legitimate interests in retaining the data.
We will provide you with a copy of your personal data when you (or, in case of children under 16, your parents or representatives) request to do.
We shall inform you without delay within 90 days after receiving of the request. This period may be prolonged for a further month, if several data subjects exercise their rights and their cooperation is necessary to a reasonable extent. If we refuse to take action on the request of the data subject, we shall inform you of the reasons for the refusal.
When you are under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulation, to exercise any of these rights you can get in touch with us using the details set out below. If you have unresolved concerns, you have the right to complain to an EU data protection authority where you live, work or where you believe a breach may have occurred.
4.8 When is it mandatory to provide data to us?
In some cases it may be necessary that you provide us with data, in order for us to enter into a contract with you and to provide you with the services that you request. In such cases we will not be able to submit these services to you without the data.
- How can you contact us if you have any questions?
You can contact us at;
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Stockholm Office
Drottninggatan 33, Ground Floor, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden
We hope that we can satisfy queries you may have about the way we process your personal data. If you have any concerns about how we process your personal data, or would like to opt out of direct marketing, you can also send your request to;
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Stockholm Office
Drottninggatan 33, Ground Floor, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden
4.10 How long will TAT retain your data?
In general, TAT will retain your personal data as long as it is needed for the respective purpose of data processing and applicable law then, thereafter, to comply with any applicable recordkeeping provisions. Personal data may also be contained in backup files which we keep for information security purposes and regularly delete when the backup period is over.
Where we process registration data, we do this for as long as you are an active user of our services.
Where we process personal data for marketing purposes or with your consent, we process the data until you ask us to stop and for a short period after this (to allow us to implement your requests). We also keep a record of the fact that you have asked us not to send you direct marketing or to process your data so that we can respect your request in future.
5. AGE AND RESPONSIBILITY
(Representative Warranties) If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and your password. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You represent that you are of sufficient legal age to use this site and to create binding legal obligations for any liability you may incur as a result of the use of this site. All information supplied by you in using these sites is complete, true and accurate. You shall not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
6. EXCLUSIVE OF WARRANTY
Thecoloursofthailand.com and any third party providers and distributors make no warranty of any kind regarding this site and/or any materials provided on this site, all of which are provided on an “as is” basis. Thecoloursofthailand.com and any third party providers and distributors do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of any of the content or data found on this site and such parties expressly disclaim all warranties and conditions, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and those arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealing or usage of trade. Neither Thecoloursofthailand.com nor any third party providers or distributors warrant that this site, its servers or any e-mail sent from Thecoloursofthailand.com are free of viruses or other harmful components.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Thecoloursofthailand.com assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect you computer equipment or other property on account of you access to, use of , or browsing in this site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the site. Thecoloursofthailand.com nor its suppliers shall be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind (including, but not limited to lost profits or lost savings), whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with
7.1. Any use of this site or content found herein,
7.2. Any failure or delay, or
7.3. The performance or non performance by Thecoloursofthailand.com or any third party providers or distributors, even if such party has been advised of the possibility of damages to such parties or any other party. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Agreement, the liability of Thecoloursofthailand.com and/or its Suppliers and their officers, directors, employees and agents shall in no event exceed, in the aggregate, US $100
8. LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES AND ADVERTISEMENTS
Thecoloursofthailand.com, as well as any third party ad servers displayed on Thecoloursofthailand.com, may provide links and advertisements to other Websites which are not under the control of, or which are not maintained by, Thecoloursofthailand.com. The links to any such third party Websites are provided for your convenience and information only. If you access these Websites you do so at your own risk. Thecoloursofthailand.com is not responsible for the content of those Websites and will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or your reliance on any such content. The fact that a Website is linked to Thecoloursofthailand.com does not imply any endorsement or sponsorship by Thecoloursofthailand.com of that Website or that Thecoloursofthailand.com is affiliated in any way with the third party operating that third party Website.
Products and services offered for sale or advertised, and other information found on Thecoloursofthailand.com, are the products, services and information of third parties where third parties can directly link to this website and update their latest information on products and services (including contents and articles). Your reservation requests and/or inquiries will link directly to travel service and product providers (suppliers, operators, and agents). Again, it is clearly acknowledged that third party products and services are not provided by Thecoloursofthailand.com. You will not be doing any payment transaction with Thecoloursofthailand.com but will be at your own risk in making such payment transaction with independent travel service and product providers. Thecoloursofthailand.com provides an interactive environment in which users who are interested in sourcing products or services may find information about them on Thecoloursofthailand.com. If you purchase third party products or services, your legal relationship will be with the third party supplier and not with www.Thecoloursofthailand.com. You must check with any third party supplier as to the terms of provision of such products and services and the costs and charges involved including security of payment transaction. Thecoloursofthailand.com makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of the information provided on Thecoloursofthailand.com. The information is provided ‘as is’ without express or implied warranty. You use the information at your own risk and therefore agree to indemnify Thecoloursofthailand.com against any security breaches or any other problems that arise from payments through third party sites. Thecoloursofthailand.com does not control the legality, quality, safety or timeliness of any product or service that is purchased as a result of the use of information contained on www.Thecoloursofthailand.com.
9.1 Thecoloursofthailand.com reserves the right to change the functionality of this Website. Thecoloursofthailand.com may add, delete or stop offering content, functions and/or any other part of this Website at its own discretion at any time.
9.2 Thecoloursofthailand.com reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time. The Terms and Conditions governing your use are based on what is in effect at your time of use. The new Terms and Conditions will be posted on this page. These Terms and Conditions were last modified on February 25th 2010.
10.1 Failure by Thecoloursofthailand.com to enforce any of the Terms of this agreement does not mean those Terms or any of the other Terms in this agreement are waived.
10.2 The relationship between you and Thecoloursofthailand.com is not one of agency or partnership and you will not be deemed to be a partner, employee, agent or representative of Thecoloursofthailand.com by your use of this Website. Thecoloursofthailand.com reserves the right to assign or subcontract any or all of its rights and obligations under this agreement. You may not assign, dispose of or transfer your rights to any third parties without the written consent of Thecoloursofthailand.com.
10.3 The headings in these Terms and Conditions are only for convenience and not for interpretation.
10.4 Users of this Website agree that by posting any information or submitting any data to this Website, they are of an age to understand these Terms and any implications these might hold for them.
These Terms and Conditions are severable. If ever any of these provisions is deemed to be unenforceable or invalid, such a provision will be enforced to the maximum permitted by applicable law. Such a provision will not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
12. FORCE MAJEURE
Thecoloursofthailand.com shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising out of any failure or delay by Thecoloursofthailand.com in performing any or all of our obligations contained herein or in respect of any product or service if the failure or delay is due to circumstances or cause beyond our reasonable control.
13. RESTRICTION/ CANCELLATION OF SERVICE
Thecoloursofthailand.com, at any time and at its sole discretion and without cause or notice, terminate or restrict your access to any component of this Site or refuse to give effect to terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of this Site, and remove and discard any Content within this Site, without being required to give any reasons or advance notice to you.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Thecoloursofthailand.com, its officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates, employees, consultants, agents, licensors, content providers and suppliers from any and all claims, liability, damages, losses, expenses and/or costs (including but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from cout your failure to comply with these Terms, your negligent or wrongful conduct, your infringement or violation of any intellectual property or other right of a third party, Member Content provided by you or from your violation of any applicable law.
15. ATTORNEY’S FEES
If Thecoloursofthailand.com or its affiliates take any action to enforce this User Agreement and these terms and conditions, such parties will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable and necessary attorney’s fees and any cost of litigation, in addition to any other relief, at law or in equity, to which such parties may be entitled.
17. GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement and its performance shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Thailand and you consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Thailand.
18. ACCURACY OF INFORMATION
It is important to us that all information on Thecoloursofthailand.com is accurate, therefore, should you notice any information that is not accurate (and have strong evidence to verify the inaccuracy) please contact us so that we can fix the problem.
Otherwise, as Thecoloursofthailand.com contains a large amount of information, much of which may not be updated regularly, we can make no guarantees that the content on the site is accurate, up to date, or complete. Consequently, if you are looking for the most accurate and up to date information about any specific aspect of the site it may be best for you to contact the product and service provider, tourist attraction, or local branch of the Tourism Authority of Thailand to get such information.
19. INTERLLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
19.1 Thecoloursofthailand.com is the sole owner and/or licensee of all intellectual property right of the site itself and all the materials published on it. This information is protected by copyright treaties and laws in all nations and all such rights are reserved.
19.2 Thecoloursofthailand.com allows you to:
(a) Access and read the content on Thecoloursofthailand.com using your internet browser;
(c) Print hard copies of any information on Thecoloursofthailand.com for your own personal use only and not for any commercial or business activities whatsoever. You are required to provide acknowledgement Thecoloursofthailand.com’s intellectual property rights upon any and all printed materials.
19.3 You may not edit, modify, or add additional content to any hard copy or digital copy of any information that you have printed or downloaded from Thecoloursofthailand.com, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics without also using the accompanying text.
19.4 Any material downloaded in hard copy or digital copy must acknowledge Thecoloursofthailand.com or any identified contributor as the author of information taken from the web site.
19.5 If you wish to use any information from Thecoloursofthailand.com web site for any commercial purpose, you must first obtain written permission to do so from Thecoloursofthailand.com.