This policy is in effect for all web sites developed and
managed for Botswana Tourism Board (BTB) in the United States
BTB (USA) web sites link to many web sites created and maintained
by other public and/or private organizations. We provide these
links as a service to our users. When users link to an outside
web site, they are leaving the BTB (USA) web site and are subject
to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors
of the outside web site(s).
a link to an external web site does not constitute an endorsement
by of the linked site by BTB, nor any of its employees or tourism
representatives contracted to work on its behalf. BTB does not
control content on a linked site and cannot attest to the accuracy
of content provided by a linked site, or any other links contained
in a linked site.
web sites will not knowingly provide links to any web site that
exhibits hate, bias or discrimination. Furthermore, we reserve
the right to deny or remove any link that contains misleading
information, unsubstantiated claims, objectionable or offensive
material, or is determined to be in conflict with Botswana Tourism
Boards mission or policies.
When you browse, read pages, or download information on
any USA BTB web site, we automatically gather and store certain
technical information about your visit. This information never
identifies who you are. The information we collect and store
about your visit includes:
- The Internet
domain (e.g. "example.com") and IP address (number
assigned to your computer while you are online) from which
you access our web site
- The type
of browser (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer) and operating
system (Windows, MacOS, etc.) used to access our site
- The date
and time you access our site
- The pages
- If you
came to this web site from another web site, the address of
that web site.
is used to detect trends in technology and the methods people
use to access our site. We may only analyze this data in a summary
form, and cannot use this information to track your Internet
usage or habits.
Some web sites generate pieces of text known as cookies,
which are stored on your computer and accessed during subsequent
visits. Some cookies collect personal information to recognize
your computer in the future. BTB (USA) web sites do not perform
such tracking - we only use non-persistent cookies or "session
cookies." These cookies are stored only in your computer's
memory and will be erased when you close your browser.
We use session
cookies for technical purposes such as:
if you are signed in using your BTB (USA) web site account
storage of your responses to fill-in forms.
better navigation between pages on our site.
and Personal Information
Certain interactive features planned for future versions
of our web site require that visitors register for a BTB (USA)
web site account, which involves the submission of personal
Personal information gathered during account registration is
not shared with any outside agency. Under normal circumstances,
your personal information will not be viewable to the public
on the web site, except when:
- You are
a source of information to the traveling public or other tourism
- You hold
the copyright to a photo, document, or other piece of information
displayed on the web site. In this case, your name may be
displayed to provide proper credit.
- You provide
comments or other information for the purpose of sharing with
others. In this case, your account "alias" will
be used as identification. The U.S. state or country from
your address may be displayed as well. Your name and e-mail
address will not be displayed to the public.
of Non-personal Information
In some instances, this web site now, or will in future,
collect information from others such as travel information,
photos, comments, traveler experiences, survey questions, discussion
topics, etc. Again, we will not publish your name or e-mail
address when displaying this information, except in cases where
information is copyrighted and requires attribution. We also
reserve the right to reject submissions if they are deemed inappropriate
or of little value.
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