Choowap under operation of Thai Tour Info Co., Ltd. (TTI), respect the privacy of all customers and business partners, and treats personal information (personal data) provided by you as confidential. We realize that you are concerned how information about you is collected, used and stored, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so with every effort and diligence in accordance with all the relevant laws of Thailand.
This Privacy Statement explains the information we collect, how we use it, and how the use of this information can benefit your experience on our web sites.
We collect and use all given information for developing within our company. We ensure that each piece of personal data is safely stored and we do not have policy to sell or disclose the personal data to the third party, other than our business partners mentioned in item 6 of Purpose For Collection, Processing, and Disclosure. Following is a list of the trademarks / brand names under TTI and our associated websites covered in this document:
Types of information we collect:
We may request information in several areas of our websites, including but not limited to, when you:
1. use our Online Reservations, newsletter subscription and promotion request;
2. submit enquiries thru an email; and
3. apply for a job.
We endeavor to collect information strictly in accordance with this Privacy Statement. The types of personally identifiable information that we
collect may include but not be limited to:
1. Guest Name
2. Personal Identification Data
3. E-mail address
4. Telephone Number
5. Fax Number
6. Any other relevant information for any of the purposes as mentioned herein below
We may also collect non-personally identifiable information about you, such as your use of our websites, communication preferences, IP address, accommodation habits, aggregated data relative to your stays, and responses to promotional offers and surveys.
Note that Credit card information including name of cardholder, credit card number (including secure code), credit card billing address and expiry date is separately stored in the server of our commercial bank, namely Kasikorn Bank Public Co., Ltd. and Krungsri Bank Public Co., Ltd.)
Purpose For Collection, Processing, and Disclosure:
The Data may be collected and used by TTI for one or more of the following purposes:
1. Providing services such as processing a reservation transaction;
2. For marketing purposes, such as matching our products to exactly meet your requirements;
3. Conducting market research via questionnaire
- to better serve your demand,
- to improve the effectiveness of our websites, and
- to issue our several types of promotion campaigns.
TTI may employ third parties to perform services on our behalf such as data analysis and web hosting. All such third parties will be under an obligation to maintain and perform the security and confidentiality of the personal data in accordance with our instructions.
4. Aggregating personal data and provide in the bundle to other parties, including advertisers, for marketing and promotional purposes. However, if we do so, that information will not be in a form that will allow any third party to identify you personally.
5. For identification and verification purposes;
6. Providing the personal data to the hotel/tour or other involved third parties on purpose of hotel reservation and/or other relevant product service transactions such as car/boat transfer, tour packages, ferry tickets, air tickets, and diving courses.
7. When required or authorized by or under any law or any court order or any law enforcement agent or authority or any other government authority organization or body to disclose the information:
8. Disclosing any of the Data to any third party if the disclosure is necessary for or directly related to any of the above purposes; and
9. or any other purpose, which is either necessary for or directly related to any of the above purposes.
TTI has implemented security procedures to help protect the personal data stored in our systems. For example, we limit access to the data by employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information. We also employ processes (such as password hashing, login auditing, and idle session termination) to protect against unauthorized access to your personal information. However, please be informed that there is no way for us to guarantee the security of your personal information.
Our server has a firewall in place, which is set up in order to protect the Data collected from you against unauthorized or accidental access. However, complete confidentiality and security is not yet possible over the Internet, and privacy cannot be assured in your communications to us. You acknowledge that personal information is disclosed at your own risk, and may be subject to unauthorized use by others. This may result in you receiving unsolicited messages from other parties. We are not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, howsoever caused arising out of the communication of information to us.
Policy on Cookies
To enhance your experience on our websites, some of our web pages may use "cookies." Cookies are small bits of code, residing in your computer's browser to store your preferences on website usage. Cookies do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally-identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering for one of our services. However, once you choose to furnish the sites with your personally-identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
Links to Other Sites
In order to anticipate your needs, some pages of TTI provide links to other web sites for your convenience and information. TTI is not responsible or liable for any content presented by or contained on any independent web site, including, but not limited to, any advertising claims or marketing practices. For the third party’s website, we strongly recommend you to contact them to ask about their privacy practices, policies and security measures before disclosing any personally identifiable information.
Access to the Data
You are also entitled to :
(a) update your personal data;
(b) Rectify, delete, or any right of access to the processing of your personal data;
(c) request the correction of any of your personal data, if any held by us;
(d) be given reason(s) if your request in (c) above is refused by us.
To protect your privacy and security, we will verify your identity before granting access or making changes to your Personal Data.
In addition to our rights of disclosure as the above-mentioned, we may also disclose the data when required by law or court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authorities, or in the good faith that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including and without limitation to protect the rights or properties of TTI. This also applies when we have reason to believe that disclosing the data is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
TTI do not knowingly collect information about children. Should a child whom we know to be under 18 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
The information and material contained in this site are for common references only. TTI disclaims any warranty or representation of any kind, express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to these sites or any linked site. To the fullest extent allowed by law, TTI shall accept no responsibility or liability in respect of any loss or damage howsoever arising.
Use of or visit these sites does not constitute any binding contract over any goods and services provided by TTI, nor does it constitute an offer of any goods and services provided by TTI. Goods and services may only be available in certain countries and any offer to purchase goods or to retain services from TTI are subject to acceptance by TTI and in accordance with specific terms and conditions on which they are offered.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of these websites are: ©2011 Thai Tour Info Co., Ltd.. 46/26 Charoen Rat Road, Bangklo, Bangkolaem, Bangkok 10120 Thailand. All rights reserved. Thai Tour Info Co., Ltd.’s branded websites and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of TTI. Other product and company name mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
This Privacy Statement shall be governed and construed in all respects by the laws of Thailand, including any difference or dispute arising out of or in connection with this Privacy Statement in any respect.
On occasion, this Privacy is revised to meet changes in the relevant laws of Thailand and/or the regulatory environment. The whole contents of this Privacy Statement will then be construed accordingly in conjunction with such revised versions. TTI will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the changes.