Terms and Conditions
Thailand Tourism Directory API Agreement

This Thailand Tourism Directory API Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into by and between Ministry of Tourism and Sports (“Thailand Tourism Directory”) with an address at 4 Ratchadamnoen Nok Rd., Ket . Promprab-Sattru-Phai Bangkok 10100 and “You”.

This Agreement governs the terms under which You may access and use the Thailand Tourism Directory application programming interface (the API), the data transmitted through the API (the Licensed Content) and is effective from the date that you access the API for the first time after receiving the Thailand Tourism Directory web service ID through a secure electronic key (the “Effective Date”).

This Agreement incorporates the terms of the following additional documents, including all future amendments or modification thereto (collectively, and together with this document)

1. Defined Terms (The following capitalized terms will have the meanings set forth below.)

1.1 “End Users” means end users who access or use Your Site.

1.2 “Licensed Content” means the Thailand Tourism Directory Content available via the API, as detailed in the API Technical Documentation (www.thailandtourismdirectory.go.th/serviceapi/document)

1.3 “Updates” means updates, refreshes, corrections and other modifications.

2. Access and Authority

If You use or access the Licensed Content or the API on behalf of a business, company or other entity, You represent that You have authority to bind such entity and its affiliates to the Agreement and that is fully binding upon each of them. In such case, the term “You” will designate such entity and its affiliates. If You do not agree with the terms of this Agreement or if You do not have authority, You may not use or access the Licensed Content or the API.

3. Licensed Content

3.1 License to Content. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Thailand Tourism Directory hereby grants You a nonexclusive, revocable, non sublicensable, non-transferable, worldwide and royalty-free right and license to (i) use, perform and display (publicly or otherwise) the Licensed Content through Your Site, and (ii) allow End Users to access and use the Licensed Content through Your Site.

3.2 License to Thailand Tourism Directory Marks. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Thailand Tourism Directory hereby grants You a non-exclusive, nontransferable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, perform and display Thailand Tourism Directory’s trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos or other similar indicia of identity or source (collectively, “Marks”) that Thailand Tourism Directory furnishes You for use under this Agreement, solely for purposes of performing its obligations or exercising its rights under this Agreement.

3.3 Reservation of Thailand Tourism Directory Rights. Except for the license granted hereunder, Thailand Tourism Directory retains any right, title and interest in and to the Licensed Content.

3.4 Thailand Tourism Directory’s Attribution. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, You understand and agree that a Mark must accompany any and all uses, copies, performance displays and/or placement on or through the Licensed Content on Your Site.

4. Delivery and Format of Licensed Content

4.1 Delivery; Access. Thailand Tourism Directory will make the Licensed Content available to You in an electronic format through the API. In order to access or use the API, You must first apply and obtain approval from Thailand Tourism Directory. Thailand Tourism Directory reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to approve, deny approval or revoke approval at any time. Thailand Tourism Directory may also request further information from You to assess your application. Once approved, You will receive a valid Thailand Tourism Directory web service I.D. in the form of a secure electronic key. You are only allowed to register for and use one set of login credentials, unless otherwise permitted by Thailand Tourism Directory in writing, including via email. All queries sent to the API requesting data must reference your valid login credentials. You agree to keep your login credentials confidential and not to share them with any third party. Your Access will be limited to the following: 10 calls per day.

4.2 Updates; Refreshes. From time to time during the Term, at Thailand Tourism Directory’s discretion, Thailand Tourism Directory may update and refresh the Licensed Content, and make such refreshed Licensed Content available to You.

4.3 Display. The rights granted to You herein are limited to the right to display the Licensed Content, along with the Marks, on Your Site in manner set forth in the Thailand Tourism Directory API Display requirements. In all cases, You shall display Licensed Content with Marks. You agree that Thailand Tourism Directory may monitor Your Site in order to confirm compliance with this Agreement. You agree that You will remove from Your Site and destroy any specific Licensed Content within twenty-four (24) hours upon request from Thailand Tourism Directory.

4.4 Restrictions

You agree that you will not, and will not assist or enable others to (i) Record, cache or else store any portion of the Licensed Content, (ii) alter the Licensed Content, or use it to create or update your own database of business listing information, (iii) create or disclose metrics about, or perform any statistical analysis of, the API, Licensed Content, (iv) use the API on behalf of any third party other than a group or affiliate company, (v) copy, rent, lease, sell, transfer, assign, sublicense, dissemble, reverse engineer or decompile (except to the limited extent expressly authorized under applicable statutory law), modify or alter any part of the API, (vi) display Licensed Content or Thailand Tourism Directory Marks in a manner that could reasonably imply an endorsement, relationship or affiliation with or sponsorship between you or a third party and Thailand Tourism Directory, other than your permitted use of the API under the terms of the Agreement, (vii) display the Licensed Content on any site that disparages Thailand Tourism Directory or its products or services, or infringes any Thailand Tourism Directory intellectual property or other rights, (viii) use the API in a manner that impacts the stability of Thailand Tourism Directory's servers or impacts the behavior of other applications using the API, (ix) use the API or Licensed Content in any manner or for any purpose that may violate any law or regulation, or any right of any person including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy and/or rights of personality, or which otherwise may be harmful (in Thailand Tourism Directory 's sole discretion) to Thailand Tourism Directory, its providers, its suppliers, end users of this website, or your end users, (x) use the API, Licensed Content or Thailand Tourism Directory in a manner that could reasonably be interpreted to suggest that Thailand Tourism Directory is the author or entity that is responsible, in whole or in part, for the creation or development of any Licensed Content or that such Licensed Content represents the views of Thailand Tourism Directory. YOU MAY NOT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ATTEMPT TO RE-SELL, REDISTRIBUTE, SYNDICATE OTHERWISE COMMERCIALIZE THE THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY CONTENT IN ANY WAY WITHOUT THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY’S PERMISSION.

4.5 Caching. You must update Thailand Tourism Directory content daily. Thailand Tourism Directory recommends that You cache the content from API responses for 24 hours. This allows Your application to show content more quickly if it has been requested before, while still showing the latest user reviews. Caching also reduces the load on Thailand Tourism Directory’s content servers. Do not use the API to pre-fetch content for Your entire inventory, request only the content you need.

5. Warranties and Disclaimer

Each party represents and warrants that it has full power and authority to enter into the Agreement. THE LICENSED CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY "AS IS". THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITIES ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE LICENSED CONTENT AND ANY OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE OR OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OR TITLE. THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND THAILAND TOURISM DIRECTORY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY INTERRUPTIONS OR ERRORS (INCLUDING ANY LOST DATA).

6. Ownership

Thailand Tourism Directory shall own and retain all right, title and interest in and to any, documents, techniques, know-how , specifications, plans, notes, drawings, designs, pictures, inventions, data, information and other Content provided by Thailand Tourism Directory and any derivative works hereof in connection with this Agreement (“Work Product”), including any and all intellectual property rights therein. Work Product shall not be deemed to include the confidential information of Your website pages, metrics, or internal reporting. To the extent applicable, Thailand Tourism Directory shall be deemed to be the "author" of all Work Product and all such Work Product will constitute "works made for hire" under the Kingdom of Thailand Copyright Act and any other applicable copyright law. You hereby waive any and all moral rights (including rights of integrity and attribution) in and to the Work Product. To the extent that any Work Product does not constitute a work made for hire, You hereby assign to Thailand Tourism Directory all right, title and interest that You may have or may hereafter acquire in all Work Product, including all intellectual property rights therein. At Thailand Tourism Directory’s expense, You shall execute all documents and take all actions necessary for Thailand Tourism Directory to document, obtain, maintain or assign its rights to the Work Product. All such materials will be deemed to be the confidential, proprietary and trade secret information of Thailand Tourism Directory.

7. Indemnification

You will indemnify, defend, or at Your option settle, any third party lawsuit or proceeding brought against Thailand Tourism Directory, its affiliates or syndication partners, and any of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, based upon or otherwise arising out of: (a) Your use of any Licensed Content, in a manner inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement; (b) breach of any laws, regulations, or ordinances; and (c) Your Site. Thailand Tourism Directory will: (i) promptly notify You of such claim, (ii) provide You with reasonable information, assistance and cooperation in defending the lawsuit or proceeding, and (iii) give You full control and sole authority over the defense and settlement of such claim.

8. Limitation of Liability

EXCEPT FOR (A) YOUR INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS, (B) BREACHES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, AND (C) YOUR USE OF THE LICENSED CONTENT IN A MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT (A) NEITHER PARTY WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOST DATA, LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUE OR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING PRODUCTS LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY AND NEGLIGENCE), AND WHETHER OR NOT SUCH PARTY WAS OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN AWARE OR ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY STATED HEREIN. EXCEPT FOR (A) EITHER PARTY’S INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATIONS, (B) BREACHES OF CONFIDENTIALITY, AND (C) YOUR USE OF THE LICENSED CONTENT IN A MANNER INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY’S LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED $200,000. The parties agree that (i) the mutual agreements made in this Section reflect a reasonable allocation of risk, and (ii) that each party would not enter into the Agreement without these limitations on liability.

9. Support

The Thailand Tourism Directory API is provided free of charge to You. Accordingly, Thailand Tourism Directory does not offer any customer or technical support for the API.

10. Term and Termination

Thailand Tourism Directory reserves the right, in its sole discretion and at any time without notice or liability, to change, suspend or discontinue the API and/or suspend or terminate Your rights under this Agreement to access, use and/or display (as applicable) the API, Thailand Tourism Directory Marks and/or any Licensed Content. Any termination of the Agreement will also immediately terminate the licenses granted to You hereunder. Such change, suspension or termination of the API may cause your existing services using the API to stop functioning properly. Upon any termination of this Agreement, you will promptly: (i) delete and remove all calls to the API from all web pages, scripts, widgets, applications, and other software in your possession or under your control; (ii) destroy and remove from all computers, hard drives, networks and other storage media all copies of the API, Thailand Tourism Directory Marks and/or any Licensed Content; and certify in writing to Thailand Tourism Directory that such actions have been taken; and (iii) cease to hold yourself out as being associated with Thailand Tourism Directory in any way.

Display Requirements

Thailand Tourism Directory makes this content, and all associated links, available to interested parties at no cost in exchange for the free traffic driven to Thailand Tourism Directory from each integration.

All displays of Thailand Tourism Directory Content on your website and/or app must be approved by Thailand Tourism Directory prior to launch.

You must supply links to the test site and/or app on which you plan to display Thailand Tourism Directory content and approval to display publicly is contingent upon meeting all of the requirements set forth below.

If you do not submit a request to go-live within six (6) months of receiving your provisional key, your API access will be terminated.

All users of the Thailand Tourism Directory Content API must adhere to the following display requirements:

Note: If you wish to use the images below, they should be copied and hosted on your site or reference the images on this page directly via code.

Requirement Example
Thailand Tourism Directory must always be written as one word with a capital T and a capital D Thailand Tourism Directory
The full Thailand Tourism Directory logo must be shown on every page that displays Thailand Tourism Directory Content. The logo must be positioned above, and as close as possible to the Thailand Tourism Directory Content. Logo can be found below and must be used without modification.