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Privacy Policy at Travel to Thailand Tips

What is the Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy (Privacy Policy) tells you, the user, how any personal data relating to you from which you can be identified (Personal Data) may be used or collected when you visit this website at https://traveltothailandtips.com/ (Website) or when you contact us.

Data Controller

Marina Grubic is the person responsible for the control of the data collected through this Website, as set out below, hereinafter referred to as the Data Controller. Your personal data will be collected and processed in accordance with applicable laws governing data protection and privacy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time, so please make sure you are familiar with the latest version. You should also check from time to time other terms and conditions relating to your use of this Website.

What Personal Data we collect and why we collect it

Your Personal Data may be collected in different ways, for example if you:

  1. sign up for our mailing list;
  2. contact us through this Website;
  3. agree to provide your Personal Data when downloading some e-material from this Website.

    The type of Personal Data that is collected includes your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and other Personal Data that you voluntarily provide.

Cookies

This Website uses cookies. This means that the Data Controller can collect information about your use of this site (for example: the URL you came from, the type of browser you use, and the pages of this Website that you visited). For more information on how we collect information through cookies, see the Cookie Policy section below.

Use of Personal Data

Your Personal Data can be used for the following purposes:

  1. To provide you access to the Website;

     

  2. To maintain and improve the work of this Website;

     

  3. To send you newsletters when you sign up to the Travel to Thailand Tips mailing list. If you would like to update your Personal Data or stop receiving our emails, please contact us via the address found below in the Contact section;
  4. In order to save and analyse the results of the polls and surveys you participate in;

     

  5. Your Personal Data may be used for other purposes only after you have expressly agreed to it.

Disclosing Personal Data To Third Parties

The Personal Data you provide will never be sold, exchanged or rented. The Data Controller will not provide your Personal Data to third parties without your knowledge. The only exception to this rule is when the Data Controller is required by law and may not notify you (e.g. in the case of a police investigation) or when using third party data processing services that process the data in that case according to the Data Controller’s instructions – for example, we use a third-party MailerLite email provider to manage and send newsletters. The Data Controller will aim to ensure that third parties use Personal Data only for lawful purposes and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Children's Data

Please note that if you are under the age of 16 and use this Website, you must have the consent of your parent or guardian before providing your Personal Data.

Personal Data Are Safe With Us

Appropriate security measures are used to protect your Personal Data from being accessed by unauthorized people, accidental loss, destruction or damage. All reasonable steps will be taken to protect your Personal Data from external threats. However, please be aware that there are always inherent risks when sending information over public networks or when using public computers, and the security of data discovered or transmitted over public networks cannot be 100% guaranteed.

Data Retention

The criteria used for data retention are based on the purposes for which the Personal Data is collected and on the legal obligations and instructions issued by the relevant regulatory authorities. The Data Controller will retain your Personal Data if required by law for tax or accounting purposes. In relation to direct marketing, Personal Data is retained for as long as is consistent with the law and the guidelines issued by the relevant regulatory authorities in the relevant territories. Your Personal Data will be deleted when it is no longer needed.

By visiting this Website, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies that may track your activity. Cookies are small pieces of information that the server of a website sends to a web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox) on the computer or device from which you access this Website. These allow the server to collect information about your device and browsing activity.

The use of some of these cookies is not strictly necessary for for this Website to work but it should help provide you with a better browsing experience. Cookies may be deleted or blocked by changing your browser settings, however, in this case some features of the Website will not function as intended or you may not be able to access certain parts of the Website. The cookie-related information will not be used to identify the personalities of individuals, and information relating to the patterns of use of the website is under the control of the Data Controller. These cookies will be used for the following purposes:

  1. To improve the efficiency of use of this Website;

  2. To keep your device or computer memorised between successive visits; 

  3. In order to conduct anonymous statistical analyses to enhance the functionality of this Website or other services offered through the Website.

This Website also uses Google Analytics for storing the data that you send to the server when you visit this Website. This information includes your device’s IP address, geolocation, pages viewed, and documents uploaded, modified, or deleted.

Please note that when you access the Internet and when you click on the third party links that may be found on this site, those third parties (including, for example, when you click on links to share a website, articles or other content via Facebook, Instagram , Twitter, or other social networks) may also use cookies on their websites, over which the Data Controller has no control.

Third Party Platforms

This Website contains links that direct to third party websites. If you access any of the third party websites using the links provided on this site, please note that they operate outside the control of the Data Controller and you should check the terms of the relevant Privacy Policies when you visit third party websites.

For the European Union (EU) Based Visitors

The legal basis on which your Personal Data is processed

The Data Controller observes and complies with the applicable provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your Personal Data will be processed relying on one or more of the following lawful grounds under the GDPR: in order to take any pre-contract steps at your request and/or to perform contractual obligations owed to you; or, where needed to use your Personal Data for the legitimate interests of being able to promote and operate this Website, in a way that does not unduly infringe on your legal rights and freedoms; or, where you have freely provided your consent to use your Personal Data for particular purposes, such as sending of electronic marketing communications; and/or where it is needed to collect, process or hold your Personal Data to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

Your Personal Data Rights

Under the GDPR, you have the legal right to request information about personal data stored about you, what the Personal Data is used for and to whom it may be disclosed, as well as certain other information (called a data subject access request). You also have the following rights, which you can exercise by contacting the Data Controller with a written request:

  1. that the Data Controller corrects your Personal Data stored about you that is incorrect or incomplete;
  2. to object to any automated processing (if applicable) of your Personal Data;
  3. to object to continued use of your Personal Data for direct marketing; and
  4. that the data controller erases your Personal Data without undue delay and/or to object to and/or to restrict the use of your Personal Data for any purpose unless the data controller has a legitimate reason for continuing to retain or process that data.

If you would like to exercise any of the rights listed above, or if you have any doubts about how your Personal Data is used, please contact us via the address provided in the Contact section below. Please note that you may need to provide the Data Controller with appropriate proof of your identity before we can respond.

International Transfers

The Personal Data collected may be processed in the United States and other countries outside the European Union (EU). If you are based in the EU, the Data Controller is committed to protecting Personal Data to standards that are equivalent to the EU legal principles for data protection.  You should be aware that, in general, legal protection for personal data under applicable law in the United States and other non-EU countries may not be equivalent to the level of protection provided in the EU.  However, in all cases, Personal Data will only be disclosed to staff, contractors and agents who are bound to treat Personal Data in accordance with privacy standards that reflect this Privacy Policy.

Contact

If you have further queries or requests relating to how your Personal Data is used please contact the Data Controller through the website HERE.

If you are not satisfied with the response or feel that the Data Controller is not processing your Personal Data in accordance with applicable laws, you can appeal to the regulatory authorities responsible for data protection in your country.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by the legal system of the UK. In accordance with the mandatory legal rights that apply to you under applicable law in another territory, which cannot be restricted or excluded by contract, you agree that any dispute arising out of the subject matter, interpretation or application of this Privacy Policy is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the UK.

Disclaimer

All content on this site is solely for the purpose of providing information and offer booking solutions. The given information is available for voluntary application which is beyond the responsibility of the author.

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