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Personal information to be collected

1. The company collects the following personal information to ensure seamless customer service and provision of various services:
• Mandatory items: Name, contact information, email

2. Over the course of service usage or processing procedures, the following information may be automatically created and collected.
• Cookies, service usage logs, access logs


Methods for collecting personal information

The company collects personal information in the following ways:
• Service usage, inquiries


Objective for collection and use of personal information

The company uses the collected personal information(including revised information) for the following purposes:

• Member management: Personal identification, prevention of fraudulent use by an unscrupulous member and prevention of unauthorized use, prevention of illegal use of other's personal information, handling civil affairs such as complaints, delivery of notices
• Utilization of statistics use: Identifying frequency of access or provision of services according to statistics on service usage of members or statistical attributes


Retention of personal information and period of use

In principle, the personal information of users will be immediately destroyed once the objective for collection and use of personal information has been fulfilled. However, the following information shall be retained for a specified period for the following reasons:

If it is needed to retain member information according to regulations of commercial law and relevant laws on customer protection involving e-commerce, the company will retain the information for a certain period. In this case, the company will retain it for the following periods only for the objective of retaining.

• Records on contact or subscription withdrawal: 5 years (Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions, Etc.)
• Records on consumer's complaints or dispute handling: 3 years (Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions, Etc.)
• Records on personal identification: 6 months (Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection)
• Records on visiting: 3 months (Protection of Communications Secrets Act)


Procedure and methods of destroying personal information

In principle, the company will immediately destroy corresponding information once the objective of collection and use of personal information has been fulfilled. Procedures and methods are as follows:

Procedure for destroying personal information

• The information users entered to sign up for membership will be transferred to a separate database once the objective has been fulfilled (in case of paper, a separate filing cabinet) and retained for a specific period according to information protection reasons (see Retention and Period of Use) in accordance with internal policies and other relevant laws before being destroyed.
• The personal information will not be used for objectives other than retention according to relevant laws.

Method of destroying personal information

• The information users entered to sign up for membership will be transferred to a separate database once the objective has been fulfilled (in case of paper, a separate filing cabinet) and retained for a specific period according to information protection reasons (see Retention and Period of Use) in accordance with internal policies and other relevant laws before being destroyed.
• The personal information will not be used for objectives other than retention according to relevant laws.
• Printed personal information will be destroyed with a shredder or through incineration.
• Personal information saved in an electronic file will be deleted using a technical method ensuring that records cannot be recovered.


Obligation to notify

If any provision is added to the current privacy policy or any provision is deleted or modified, the company shall indicate the change via the 'Notices' page on the website at least 7 days before the effective date.