Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.thai-explore.com
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Information you voluntarily submit to the website:
We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Information we collect from other sources:
We may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, Google or Twitter accounts to leave a comment. If you choose to do so, we will receive your email address and profile picture associated with that account.
Automatically collected information:
We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the website. For example, when you use the website, we will log your operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.
For the website to function optimally, and make sure all pages are displayed correctly, it is required that your browser accept cookies. Cookies are used for the site to recognize the visitor from previous visits or to give visitors access to various functions or services on the website, and to generate statistics for the site owner. If you do not wish to receive cookies on this website or other sites, you can change the settings in your browser. In some browsers, it is also possible to change the settings so that you receive an alert every time a website attempts to send a cookie to your computer.
How your information may be used
• To operate and maintain the Website
• To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings
• To respond to your comments or inquiries
• To track and measure advertising on the Website
• To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity
Third-party use of personal information
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
• Google Analytics – this service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
• Mailchimp – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
Affiliate Program Participation
The website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. Thailand Explore is part of the Booking.com Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Booking.com. As part of this, we will post customized links regarding hotels to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on bookings.
Sensitive personal information
At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships.