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Privacy Policy

Tibet Vista respects your right to privacy and we will do everything we can to ensure you have a trustworthy experience on Tibettravel.org. We understand that you care about how data and information about you is used once we hold it, so we want to share with you the policies and practices we've adopted to protect your privacy. This way, you can feel confident about how we handle the personal information you entrust to us. Below we have set out our privacy policy, which will govern the way in which we process any personal information that you provide us with. We will notify you if the way in which we process your information is to change at any time.

While we do not plan to modify our policies very often, it is always advisable to double-check our website (www.tibetTravel.org) to be sure that you have read and agree with our most current privacy policy statement. Any change in our privacy policy will be prospective only. We will not make any changes that have retroactive effect unless legally required to do so.

Users are not required to register on the Tibettravel.Org website in order to use it. Our commitment is to provide you with the opportunity to opt in, check or correct any information you have submitted on-line to Tibet Travel Org or any of its affiliates or partners. If you wish to do this, please refer to the appropriate page to review this information and/or request a correction or write to us at the above address.

The quote we provide is in Chinese currency-RMB, the equivalent quote in USD is based on the current exchange rate between the RMB and the USD. The quote we provide in USD is subject to the fluctuation of the exchange rate, though our quote in RMB will remain the same. (Reference exchange rate: BOC EXCHANGE RATE)

To protect your privacy is always an important concern of Tibettravel.org. Here we would like you to know what information we may collect from you and how we protect your information. 

 Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information only when you provide it to us, through completion of forms or e-mails, as part of an order for travel service and tour requests and similar situations in which you have chosen to provide the information to us. Your personal information will not be passed on by us for use by third parties in any form whatsoever, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so. We will retain control of and responsibility for the use of any personal information you disclose to us.

 What personal information we may collect from you 

1. Contact Information: name, email address, mailing address, nationality, phone number, zip code
2. Billing Information: credit card number, and billing address
3. Unique Identifiers such as user name, account number
4. Passport and Visa data

tibet permit, tibet visa

 Our Purposes of collecting the information from you 

The information we collect will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with the requested tours or services or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law.

Specifically, any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

1. To design Tibet tour to your budget and interest.
2. To apply for Tibet travel permits for you (Tibet entry permit, Alien’s travel permit, Military permit)
3. To book train tickets, air tickets or hotels for you.
4. To improve our website with feedback from you.
5. To improve our customer service

 To whom is my personal information provided

We may also provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g., sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to area that may not afford high levels of protection of personal information. If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, we cannot process your booking. In making a tour booking with us, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons. When booking a tour, the information you provide will be passed on to the principal and to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements. The information may also be provided to public authorities such as customs or immigration office. We will only pass your information on to persons responsible for your travel arrangements. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us, such as details of any disabilities or dietary/religious requirements. In making a booking, you consent to this information being passed on to relevant persons. Where the data might be passed on for marketing purposes, you have the right to opt in to future marketing. Any bookings made globally will be made with Tibet Vista (Shigatse CITS).

 Information Sharing Policy

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer service or booking air/train tickets. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

 We may also disclose your personal information 

1. As required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process

2. When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request

3. If Tibettravel.org is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information

4. to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.

 Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual's computer hard drive for tracking (site usage) user navigation and customizing site information to further improve and enhance the user experience. We may use cookies to collect and store personal data and we link information stored by cookies with personal data you supply to us. Save for the use of cookies, we do not automatically log data or collect data save for information you specifically provide to us. Most Internet browsers are preset to accept cookies though if you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to refuse cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, this may preclude your use of certain parts of this website. For more information about how cookies work and how to disable them, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. However, if you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to enjoy all the functionality that our website has to offer.

 Credit Card Payment

Though online payment with your international credit card is not applicable in China yet, you do can pay for your tour with your credit card through Bank of China via its worldwide network and established relationship with leading banking systems worldwide. We don't request you give us your credit card information through internet. Instead of paying us, you just need to to fill out the form and then send us a fax of it. We guarantee we'll destroy the fax paper having your credit card information after we complete the proper payment procedure. In this case you don't have to worry about the online security for the payment.

Security measures

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorized access, improper use and disclosure, unauthorized destruction or accidental loss. We also use our commercially reasonable efforts to be sure that third parties who work with us agreeing to protect personal information that they must access in order to serve our site and our visitors.

 Unsubscribe

Any of our newsletter or web-zine that we send you will contain an easy automated unsubscribe link so that you can opt-out of that subscription. Simply follow the indications in the e-mail.

 Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability

The following provisions may be curtailed or disallowed by the laws of the country in which the person accessing this website is situated. In such case, the terms hereof are to be read as excluding or limiting such term so as to satisfy such jurisdiction. We do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this website is accurate, complete or current. We have no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information.

The information provided on this website has not been written to meet your individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to ordering any products or services from us that they are suitable for your purposes.

Whilst we make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. Thus, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information or images from this website.

All warranties, express or implied, statutory or otherwise are hereby excluded. Neither we nor any of our employees or affiliated entities will be liable for any kind of damages and howsoever arising including, without limitation, loss of profits, compensatory, consequential, direct, exemplary, incidental, indirect, punitive or special, damages or any liability which you may have to a third party, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such loss.

We are not responsible for the direct or indirect consequences of you linking to any other website from this website. These terms and this disclaimer and any claim based on use of information from this website shall be governed by the laws of People's Republic of China and [for our benefit] you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the People's Republic of China.

 Consent and enquiries

By entering this website you are indicating your agreement with these terms. If you do not accept these terms, please leave this website now.

If you have any enquiry or concern about our privacy policy or the way in which we are handling personal data please contact admin@tibettravel.org If at any time you wish us to cease processing your information please email that address and insert "unsubscribe" as the subject heading.

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Tibet Vista (Tibettravel.org) is one of the leading travel agencies specializing in Tibet travel operation and consultancy since 1984. The contents, pics and designs of Tibettravel.org are protected by DMCA, and any copying, transferring or any other usage of our website is prohibited. All rights are reserved by TIBET VISTA.