The Tourism Authority of Thailand (UK & Ireland) takes privacy very seriously and will not share any of your details with 3rd parties. By signing up to our database you are agreeing to receive e-newsletters containing exciting news, offers and chances to enter competitions from the Tourism Authority of Thailand. You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by following the unsubscribe links in the email from us.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Check this page for any updates to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/05/14.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- first and last name
- contact information such as email address
- demographic information such as gender and country of residence
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided via our permission based sign up page
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes
- We may contact you by email, phone or mail if you have requested this
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
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Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct
- marketing purposes
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest belonging to third parties. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other third party website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)
12 Conduit Street (4th Floor)
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.