Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website is all about Prachuap Khirikhan and the website address is: https://prachuap.org.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

UK/EU Residents

We do not serve EU or UK residents. By continuing to use our website, you confirm that you are not a resident of the UK or EU. This is due to our website audience target being people in Thailand, and that the complexities of EU and UK data protection (GDPR) make it difficult for an average business to comply or even understand fully.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact Forms

If you use our contact form, the information maybe stored within WordPress and our email account. Please do not submit anything that is confidential or important. If you want to be extra safe, you can setup a free email account to use with contact forms and keep your personal information safe. We accept no liability for the information stored by us or submitted to us.

 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

 

Cookies may also be used for tracking the usage of our website (such as Google Analytics), for affiliate links and sales, or for the general operation of plugins and services we provide. When you use the website, you will be given the option to accept cookies (30 days until the cookie consent will be shown again), or to block/revoke cookies. Blocking or Revoking cookies may result in some or all features of the website not working. After visiting our website, you may also edit/delete/block cookies manually from your browser. Here is a guide to how to delete cookies from the browser:

https://www.pcworld.com/article/242939/how_to_delete_cookies.html

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics for our website. Cookies maybe used for this analysis. Please check the terms of Google analytics, and by using this website you agree to their terms as well as ours.

https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/

Who we share your data with

We do not sell your data. However, some data will be shared with Google Analytics and our partner/affiliate companies – but only those we work with to provide actual services, such as tours etc.. Companies or people that add business pages or personal pages to our website accept full liability and responsibility for any information that they display on our website, and or store in our website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Should you want to remove any data, you can contact us at any time to request deletion (so long as deleting your data doesn’t break local or international laws, such as with invoices, client records etc.).

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Bots and spammers could also get hold of any data that you display publicly.

Your contact information

This is an information website. However, should someone wish to contact us, they may use the contact page to contact us via the form, after accepting this privacy policy.

How we protect your data

We use SSL to ensure data is transmitted securely. We also use other applications to help to secure our website and don’t store any data other than that to which you agree and/or submit.