Terms and
Terms and Conditions of VisitCostaRica.com website


This Privacy Policy sets out the terms by which the Costa Rican Tourism Board, hereinafter “VisitCostaRica.com”, uses and protects the information provided by users while using its website. This government agency is committed to the security of its users’ data. When we ask you to fill out fields containing personal information by which you can be identifies, we do so in a way that ensures that your data will only be used within the terms of this document. However, this Privacy Policy may change over time or be updated, so we highly recommend that you periodically review this page to ensure that you agree with these changes.

Information collected

Our website may collect personal information, for example: name, contact information including your e-mail address, and demographic information. Furthermore, specific information may be required when necessary to process a request for information through our forms.

Use of the information collected

Our website uses the information to provide the best possible service; in particular, to keep a record of users and improve our services.  It is possible that periodic e-mails will be sent from our site with special offers and other promotional information that we believe is relevant for you, or which may provide some benefit to you. These e-mails will be sent to the address that you send and may be canceled at any time.

VisitCostaRica.com is thoroughly committed to meeting our commitment to keep your information safe. We use the most advanced systems and update them continually to ensure that no unauthorized access occurs.


A cookie is a file that is sent with a request for permission to be stored on your computer. Once this file is accepted, the cookie is created and allows information to be kept regarding web traffic, while also making future visits to the same website more convenient. Another function that cookies have is that websites can use them to recognize you individually, meaning that they can offer you a tailored service on their website.

Our website uses cookies to identify which pages are being visited and how often. This information is used exclusively for statistical analysis, following which the information is permanently deleted. You can eliminate cookies from your computer at any time. However, cookies do help to provide better service on websites while not allowing any information about your computer or you personally, unless you wish to share this information and provide it directly. You can accept or reject the use of cookies. However, most browsers accept cookies automatically since they allow for a better online experience. You can also change your computer’s configuration to decline the use of cookies. If cookies are declined, it is possible that you will not be able to use some of our services.

Links to third-party websites

This website contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. Once you click on these links and leave our page, we no longer have any control over the site to which you will be redirected. Therefore, we are not responsible for the terms or privacy or the protection of your data on such third-party sites. These sites are subject to their own privacy policies, so it is recommended that you consult them to ensure that you are in agreement.

Control of personal information

You may restrict the collection or use of personal information you provide on our website at any time.  Every time you are requested to fill out a form, for example, during user registration, you can select or deselect the option to receive information via e-mail.  If you choose to receive our newsletter or advertisements, you can cancel this at any time.

This institution will not sell, give access to or distribute the personal information collected from you without your consent, unless required to do so by a judge by a legal order.

VisitCostaRica.com reserves the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time.

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