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Privacy Policy

Dear Visitor,

Thank you for visiting taiwan.net.tw. Please be assured that taiwan.net.tw absolutely respects your right to personal privacy and that we will do our best to protect it. To help you understand how taiwan.net.tw protects your online rights, please read through the following information carefully:

What this Privacy Policy Covers

The following Privacy Policy is applicable to the collection, use and protection of all personal information provided when you use the taiwan.net.tw website, but does not cover government agencies that our website links to. All websites that taiwan.net.tw is linked to have their own Privacy Policy, and taiwan.net.tw shall bear no joint responsibility for these sites. When you connect to these websites, the protection of your personal information is covered by the site's own privacy policy.

On the Collection of Personal Data

  1. Simply browsing or downloading files from the taiwan.net.tw website does not result in the collection of personally identifiable data by this website.
  2. When using services provided by the taiwan.net.tw website such as "E-Card", "Contact Us" and "Forward", as well as participating in online events or surveys, our website will request that you provide relevant up-to-date and accurate personal information such as your name, ID number, telephone number, e-mail and address. This information will only be used for the specified event, or for analysis of user characteristics or academic purposes. This information will not be used for other purposes by this website.
  3. The website will record information such as visitors' IP address, time spent online and pages viewed. This information is collected for internal use by the website administration agency of taiwan.net.tw for the aggregate analysis of website traffic and online behavior for the purpose of improving our website's quality of service. taiwan.net.tw will only analyze the summarized data of all user behavior and not those of individual users.
  4.  It is the obligation of taiwan.net.tw to protect the privacy of each subscriber. We will not modify or delete any personal data or files without your consent except in one of the following circumstances:
    A. Actions are taken that violate the terms of service for this website, such as swearing or personal attacks in "Contact Us" or "E-Card".
    B. To protect or defend personal rights or ownership.
    C. To protect the rights of agencies associated with this website.

Policy on Sharing of Data with a Third Party

taiwan.net.tw will never arbitrarily provide for sale, exchange or lease any of your personal information to other organizations, individuals or private enterprises. Exceptions will be made in the following circumstances:

  1. When cooperating with a legal investigation by law enforcement agencies.
  2. When cooperating with agencies that have the relevant authorization as part of their duties or investigations.
  3. When we honestly believe that we are acting in good faith by disclosing information required by law, or when information is used for administrative activities involved in the maintenance and improvement of this website's services.

Rules Governing Use of Information from Our Website

All of the information contained on this website (including images and text, but excluding links to external sites) is copyrighted by the Tourism Bureau. This information can be linked to without prior consent from the Tourism Bureau. Websites wishing to quote information from this site must first obtain consent from the Tourism Bureau by writing to the bureau's service department by post or email. In addition, the source of all quoted information shall be clearly indicated.

Inquiries about our Privacy Statement

If you should have any questions about the taiwan.net.tw website's Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact us.