Terms and conditions
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.gothaibefree.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.
- Use of site
Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 www.gothaibefree.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 www.gothaibefree.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 Tourism Authority of Thailand deems in its sole discretion to be unreasonable or disproportionate to the benefits Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
When you visit our websites, we may place cookies on your devices and use those cookies to collect personal data.
What Are Cookies
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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.
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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 Tourism Authority of Thailand and their 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|
( Cookie Bar )
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|
- Age and responsibility
(Representative Warranties) 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.
- Exclusive of warranty
Tourism Authority of Thailand 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. Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand nor any third party providers or distributors warrant that this site, its servers or any e-mail sent from Tourism Authority of Thailand are free of viruses or other harmful components.
- Limitation of liability
Tourism Authority of Thailand 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. Tourism Authority of Thailand 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
6.1. Any use of this site or content found herein,
6.2. Any failure or delay, or
6.3. The performance or non performance by Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand and/or its Suppliers and their officers, directors, employees and agents shall in no event exceed, in the aggregate, US $100
- Links to third parties and advertisements
Tourism Authority of Thailand, as well as any third party ad servers displayed on Tourism Authority of Thailand, may provide links and advertisements to other Websites which are not under the control of, or which are not maintained by, Tourism Authority of Thailand. 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. Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand does not imply any endorsement or sponsorship by Tourism Authority of Thailand of that Website or that Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand, 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand. You will not be doing any payment transaction with Tourism Authority of Thailand but will be at your own risk in making such payment transaction with independent travel service and product providers.Tourism Authority of Thailand provides an interactive environment in which users who are interested in sourcing products or services may find information about them on Tourism Authority of Thailand. If you purchase third party products or services, your legal relationship will be with the third party supplier and not with www.gothaibefree.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. Tourism Authority of Thailand makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of the information provided on Tourism Authority of Thailand. The information is provided ‘as is’ without express or implied warranty. You use the information at your own risk and therefore agree to indemnify Tourism Authority of Thailand against any security breaches or any other problems that arise from payments through third party sites. Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.gothaibefree.com.
8.1 Tourism Authority of Thailand reserves the right to change the functionality of this Website. Tourism Authority of Thailand may add, delete or stop offering content, functions and/or any other part of this Website at its own discretion at any time.
8.2 Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 25nd 2010.
9.1 Failure by Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
9.2 The relationship between you and Tourism Authority of Thailand is not one of agency or partnership and you will not be deemed to be a partner, employee, agent or representative of Tourism Authority of Thailand by your use of this Website. Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand.
9.3 The headings in these Terms and Conditions are only for convenience and not for interpretation.
9.4 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.
- Force Majeure
Tourism Authority of Thailand shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising out of any failure or delay by Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
- Restriction/Cancellation of service
Tourism Authority of Thailand may, 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand, 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.
- Legal fees
If Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
Tourism Authority of Thailand may terminate this User Agreement and these terms and conditions and/or the provision of any of the services at any time for any reason, including any improper use of this site or your failure to comply with these terms and conditions. Such termination shall not affect any right to relief to which Tourism Authority of Thailand and its third party providers and distributors may be entitled, at law or in equity. Upon termination of this User Agreement and these terms and conditions, all rights granted to you will terminate and revert to Tourism Authority of Thailand
- 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.
- Accuracy of information
It is important to us that all information on Tourism Authority of Thailand 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
- Intellectual property rights
18.1 Tourism Authority of Thailand 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.
18.2 Tourism Authority of Thailand allows you to:
(a) Access and read the content on Tourism Authority of Thailand using your internet browser;
(c) Print hard copies of any information on Tourism Authority of Thailand for your own personal use only and not for any commercial or business activities whatsoever. You are required to provide acknowledgement Tourism Authority of Thailand’s intellectual property rights upon any and all printed materials.
18.3 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 Tourism Authority of Thailand, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics without also using the accompanying text.
18.4 Any material downloaded in hard copy or digital copy must acknowledge Tourism Authority of Thailand or any identified contributor as the author of information taken from the web site.
18.5 If you wish to use any information from Tourism Authority of Thailand web site for any commercial purpose, you must first obtain written permission to do so from Tourism Authority of Thailand.