Privacy Policy

APEC Community-Based Tourism Website (APEC CBT Website) are committed to protecting and respecting your personal data privacy and complying with data protection principles and provisions under applicable laws.

VNAT and APEC (We) may collect, process, use and disclose your information when Audiences (you) use this website  and the services offered by APEC CBT Website or the third party operators (the Operators’) through APEC CBT Platform (the ‘Services’) as described in this Privacy Policy. ‘You’ and ‘your’ when used in this Privacy Policy includes any person who accesses this website.

Please carefully read this Privacy Statement. You consent to the collection, processing, usage, and sharing of your Personal Information as outlined in this Privacy Policy by using APEC CBT Platform.

      • We may collect and process certain information (which may contain your Personal Information or may contain non-personally identifiable information but is nevertheless linked to your Personal Information) when you visit APEC CBT Platform (even if you have not registered a User Account or logged in), make reservations for any intended Services, or use the Services, including but not limited to those set out below: Copies of correspondence (whether by e-mail, instant messaging, or personal message) between you and us, as well as between you and the Operators;
      • Details of your usage of APEC CBT Platform (including traffic data, location data and length of user sessions);
      • Feedback on and responses to surveys conducted by APEC CBT website relating to the Services and newsletters which may be published, circulated or distributed by APEC CBT website;
      • Information automatically collected and stored in our server or the server of our third party services provider by using or accessing to APEC CBT Platform (including the log-in name and password for your User Account, your computers Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser information, device information (including unique device identifier), pages visited, previous or subsequent sites visited).

 Scope of Terms

  • APEC CBT reserves the right to update, amend or modify the terms of this Privacy Policy or any part of it without prior notice, and your continued access of APEC CBT Platform or use of the Services signifies your acceptance of the updated, amended or modified Privacy Policy, unless if the changes reduce your rights in which case we will ask for your consent. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions in this Privacy Policy and/or any subsequent updates, amendments or modifications thereto, you must stop accessing.
  • Accordingly, please visit this page if you wish to access and view the current version of this Privacy Policy.

Storage of Information

When it is no longer necessary for us to process your Personal Information, we will either delete or anonymise the data or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information.

We will endeavor to anonymise or aggregate your data if we intend to use it for analytical purposes or trend analysis.

In order to ensure that your Personal Information and other data is handled securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and to safeguard such data against unauthorized access as well as unauthorized data alteration, disclosure, or destruction, APEC CBT will make commercially reasonable efforts to maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and organizational procedures.

Once we obtain your information, we will endeavor to prevent unauthorized access by following tight protocols and utilizing security features. While APEC CBT has performed its obligations, under no circumstances shall APEC CBT be liable for any losses, damages, costs, or expenses that you may suffer or incur as a result of unauthorized access to or use of your Personal Information. APEC CBT makes no representation, warranty, or undertaking that the Personal Information you provide to us will be secure at all times.