Dear web users,
Thank you for visiting the tourism informational website of Taitung Tourism Department at Taitung Tourism. Taitung Tourism Department website greatly values and respects the privacy of its users. In order to assist your understanding of how Taitung Tourism Department website collects, applies, and protects your personal information, please view the privacy protection policy of Taitung Tourism Department website carefully. As you use this website and the services provided by its extended service website, our policies will help you to understand the principles involved as we collect, apply, and protect your personal information.
Scope of Application
The privacy protection policy mentioned below applies to your use of Taitung Tourism Department website and its extended service website (based on the https://tour.taitung.gov.tw/en-us web domain), any of your personal information that has been gathered, and its application and protection. However, it does not apply to your use of any other websites linked to Taitung Tourism Department website. When you use these other websites, the protection and application of your personal information is conducted in accordance with their own individual privacy protection policies.
Method of Gathering Personal Information
- Taitung Tourism Department website collects personal information about its web users through the following channels:
- Examination of Online Activities and Internet Surveys:
As you use Taitung Tourism Department website, you may be asked to provide personal information such as your full name, ID card number, phone number, e-mail, residential address, etc. Some on-line activities may require becoming a member before being allowed to participate. You may be taking part in prize-drawings, competitions, or promotional activities sponsored by other websites or organizations, conducted through the advertising channels linked to Taitung Tourism Department website. Regarding the personal information that you provide these organizations or linked websites, each has their own privacy protection policy, and their information-handling measures do not apply to this website's privacy protection policy. Taitung Tourism Department website does not accept responsibility for external links to this website.
- E-Paper Subscriptions:
If you desire to have informational services sent to your e-mail address from Taitung Tourism Department website, you will be required to correctly fill in basic information, including your e-mail address, gender, etc., in order to ensure that you can receive the information needed. Due to task requirements, Taitung Tourism Department website will hold onto the information that you have entered, and will provide services allowing you to cancel your subscription or make amends.
- Ordinary Web-surfing:
Taitung Tourism Department website will hold onto information concerning web users as they browse the website or seek information from the website. The related log information generated by the server will include the user's online IP address, time logged-in, browser used, browsing and clicking information log, etc. The information provided by the browser on individual web users is used by Taitung Tourism Department website to acquire information from the web pages surfed on this website. Unless you wish to provide us with your personal information, Taitung Tourism Department website will not, and indeed, cannot, match your personal information with the logged information.
Besides voluntarily providing personal information while logged onto this website, you might also have occasion to provide individual departments on Taitung Tourism Department website with personal information, such as your e-mail, full name, etc. This kind of information provision is not covered by the privacy protection policy of Taitung Tourism Department website. In addition, if you correspond with us, or respond to us through other channels of communication, Taitung Tourism Department website will store and record this communication.
Use of Personal Information
Taitung Tourism Department website will not sell, lease or arbitrarily exchange any of your personal information to other organizations or individuals. Taitung Tourism Department website will only provide your personal information to a third party under the following circumstances, and in accordance with the following principles:
Online Activities or Web Surveys
Taitung Tourism Department website will collect interviewees’ names and ID card numbers for prize-drawing activities only. Information such as interviewees’ telephone numbers, e-mail, and residential address will only be used to inform the users concerning prize-drawing results, and for analysis purposes. This information will not be used for any other purpose. Other information will only be used for the purpose of service analysis and academic research. Unless the interviewees give their consent, all information will be used for analysis purposes only. Taitung Tourism Department website will not use this information for any other purpose.
Statistics and Analysis
Taitung Tourism Department website will use the users’ registration, survey results, promotional activities, or servers’ logs to conduct internal or authorized academic research on the number of users, and their interests and behaviors. This research is based on analysis and summary of information provided by the web users as a whole, and all public information or analysis reports will reflect the overall behavior of users. We will not provide an analytical report on information provided by any particular individual.
The Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Taitung Tourism Department website will not arbitrarily sell, exchange, or lease any of your personal information with other organizations or individuals. Taitung Tourism Department website will only provide your personal information to a third party under the following circumstances, and in accordance with the following principles:
In Order to Provide You with Other Services or Bonuses:
When Taitung Tourism Department website needs to share your information with a third party concerning the provision of services and bonuses, we will supply sufficient explanations during the activities and inform you before collecting the information. You are free to choose whether or not to accept these particular services or bonuses.
In Order to Enhance the Service Quality, Evaluation, and Research
In order to provide the users with accurate and quality services, Taitung Tourism Department website will compare user-information with a third party's information according to an information security agreement. In addition, in order to introduce our services and other legal purposes to future partners, advertising companies, or other third parties, Taitung Tourism Department website will reveal statistical information regarding users in an anonymous manner.
Taitung Tourism Department website has a duty to protect the privacy and personal information of each web user. Unless you have personally given consent, we will not amend, delete, or provide any (or part of) your personal information or files.
Information will only be provided with your permission or under the following circumstances:
- Investigations via legal channels conducted by judicial investigative agencies of the Republic of China.
- Violation of website regulations to the extent of creating threats.
- Based on the consideration of extending government website benefits.
- Protection of other users’ legal rights of use.
Points for Attention Concerning the Use of Materials from this Website.
The copyright of all information provided Taitung Tourism Department website (including both graphic and written materials) belongs to our administration (with the exception of other websites linked to ours). If you wish to use any material from Taitung Tourism Department website or to link our website to any webpage, please first write or e-mail our service mailbox or director's mailbox for our permission before proceeding.
Information Concerning our Privacy Protection Policy
Taitung Tourism Department website will amend this policy at non-specified times, in order to comply with the latest privacy protection standards. When major amendments are made to the regulations concerning the use of personal information, we will make an announcement on the webpage to inform you of matters relating to these amendments.
Amendments to our Privacy Protection Policy
If you have any questions concerning our privacy protection policy, or the collection, use, and updating of personal information, please write directly to our suggestion box.