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Personal Information treatment policy

We are implementing Personal Information treatment policy for the purpose of protecting personal information of our users. Through this Personal Information treatment policy, we inform users on how and for what purpose we use personal information provided by you, as well as what kind of measures we are adopting to protect your information.

1. Item of Personal Information collected and collection method thereof

  • a. Item of Personal Information collected

    On your subscription as our member, we collect the following personal information for the purpose of your membership subscription, easy customer consultation, rendering of various services
    - mandatory items : name, resident registration number, address, ID, password, email address, general telephone number, mobile number, whether receiving SMS   message
    - optional items : job address, department, position, wedding anniversary etc.

    b. Collection method of Personal Information

    We collect Personal Information by the following methods.
    - home page, written form, fax, voice of customers, email, event entry,
    - collection by generated information collection tool

2. Purpose of collection and use of Personal Information

  • a. membership management and service rendering

    - name, ID, password, resident registration number: used for member identification process when accessing home page
    - email address, whether receiving SMS message or newsletter : delivery of public notifications, ensuring communication channel for confirmation of member’s intention, query/answer etc. advising new information such as new service, newsletter and event information
    - Information to process group event, application, query, reservation etc and to provide service

    b. New service development and marketing advertisements

    New service development and rendering of custom-designed service, service rendering and advertisement according to statistical quality, confirmation of service efficacy, proving event and advertisement-oriented information and participation opportunities, grasping of access frequency, statistics on members’ service use

3. Sharing or disclosure of Personal Information

  • We use users’ Personal Information within the scope notified at "2. Purpose of collection and use of Personal Information" of http://timestamping.co.kr/, and will neither use out of the scope, nor in principle externally disclose users’ Personal Information without prior consent from user. However, the following cases may be the exception.

    - In case users agreed to disclosure in advance
    - In case required pursuant to stipulations of laws and regulations, or on demand by investigative authority for investigative purposes according to process and means stipulated in laws and regulations

4. Entrustment of treatment of Personal Information

  • We do not entrust treatment of user information to an outside vendor without prior consent from user. In case such entrustment is necessitated, we will notify users on the trustee and the work to be entrusted, and if necessary, will get prior consent from users.

Personal Information treatment policy

We are implementing Personal Information treatment policy for the purpose of protecting personal information of our users. Through this Personal Information treatment policy, we inform users on how and for what purpose we use personal information provided by you, as well as what kind of measures we are adopting to protect your information.

5. Possession period and use of Personal Information

Users’ Personal Information shall be in principle destructed immediately when the purpose of collection and use has been accomplished. However, the following information will be possessed by us under the following case during the period stipulated below

  • a. Possession pursuant to our internal policy

    - membership subscription information: until withdrawal by member or dismissal from membership by us
    - reservation and group activity application information : until service is completed and payment is settled

    b. Possession pursuant related laws and regulations

    In case required pursuant to related laws such as The Commercial Code, Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions, etc. we possess member information in a certain period stipulated therein. In this case, we shall use the information in possession for the intended use of possession only, and possession period shall be as follows;

    - Record on cancellation of contract or subscription etc.
    Cause of possession: Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions , etc.
    Possession period: 5 years

    - Record on payment settlement and supply of goods etc.
    Cause of possession: Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions , etc. Possession period: 5 years

    - Record on consumers’ complaint or resolution of disputes
    Cause of possession: Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions , etc.
    Possession period : 3 years

6. Destruction process and method of Personal Information

Users’ Personal Information shall in principle be destructed immediately after accomplishment of purpose of collection and use of Personal Information. Our destruction process and method of Personal Information are as follows;

  • a. Destruction process

    - Information input by users for the purpose of membership subscription etc. is transferred to separate database after achievement of purpose (separate document file in case of paper) and stored for a certain period. And then the information is destructed pursuant to internal policy and cause of protection pursuant to other laws and regulations (please refer to period of possession and use.
    - The Personal Information shall not be used for any purpose other than storage, unless use otherwise is required by laws and regulations.

    b. Destruction method

    - Personal Information in paper shall be pulverized by pulverizer or incinerated.
    - Personal Information stored in electronic file is deleted by technical method disabling regeneration of records.

7. Rights of users and their legal representatives and how to exert them

  • - Users or their legal representatives may at any time inquire or amend their own personal information registered with us, and may request for cancellation of subscription.
    - For inquiry and amendment of Personal Information, users or their legal representatives may click 'Personal Information amendment'(or member information amendment) menu. For cancellation of subscription (cancellation of agreement) users or their legal representatives may click "member withdrawal". After identification process, users or legal representatives can peruse, amend or withdraw directly.
    - Alternatively, user my contact our Personal Information management officer by letter, telephone or email. We will promptly act on your request.
    - In case user requests for correction of errors in Personal Information, we will not use or provide the Personal Information until completion of correction. Also, in case erroneous Personal Information has been already provided to a third party, we will arrange correction by notifying the correction result to the third party without delay.
    - For the Personal Information which has been cancelled or deleted by user’s request, we will handle according to stipulations of "5. Possession and use period for Personal Information" and treat the information not to available to perusal or use for any other purpose.

8. Installation/operation and refusal of automatic collection device for Personal Information

We use cookie for storing and calling user information at any time for the purpose of providing personalized and custom designed service. Cookie is the small text file sent by server used for operation of website to user’s browser to be stored in user’s computer hard disk.

  • a. Purpose of cookie use: We use cookies to provide optimized information to users, by finding out type of access and use of our website by users, popular search word, whether using secure socket layers, editing of news, size of users etc.
    b. Installation/operation of cookie and refusal – Users have the right of choice on cookie installation. Hence by establishing options on web browser, user may allow all cookies, require verification for every cookie when saved or refuse all cookies being saved.
    - Installation direction for users’ selection on whether to allow cookie installation (in case of Internet Explorer)
      ① From [tool] menu, select [internet option].
      ② Click [Personal Information tap].
      ③ Establish [Personal Information treatment level].

9. Technical/managerial protection measures for Personal Information

- We are preparing the following technical/managerial measures to secure safety so that Personal Information shall not be subject to loss, theft, leakage, forgery or damage in treatment of users’ Personal Information.
- We are preventing leakage or damage to users’ Personal Information or materials by adopting measures to prevent damages from computer virus, using vaccine program.
- We are arranging safe transmission of personal information on network by SSL etc. using code algorithm.
- We are keeping the manpower involved in Personal Information at minimum level. For any problems related with personal information, we try to correct and rectify immediately when detected.

10. Protection of Personal Information for children

To protect Personal Information for the children aged less than 14, children at the age are not allowed to subscribe as member.

11. Contact point for Personal Information management officer and staffs

We designated the following department and management officer in charge for Personal Information, to protect users’ Personal Information and to treat complaints on Personal Information.

  • Personal Information management officer

    Name : Jung Sik Ryu
    Position : principal researcher/ Department: R&D department
    E-mail: jsryu@timestamping.co.kr
    Tel : 02)2164-9556 / Fax : 02)2164-9496

    Personal Information management staff

    Name: Jung Pyo Lee
    Position : Assistant manager / Department : Technical support department
    E-mail: jplee@timestamping.co.kr
    Tel : 02)2164-9557 / Fax : 02)2164-9496

    For other report or consultation on infringement on Personal Information, please inquire to the following institutions.
    - Personal Information Dispute Adjustment Committee (www.1336.or.kr / 1336)
    - Information Protection Mark Certification Committee (www.eprivacy.or.kr / 02-580-0533~4)
    - Supreme Prosecutors’ Office High Tech Crime Investigation Division (http://www.spo.go.kr / 02-3480-2000)
    - National Police Agency Cyber Terror Response Center (www.ctrc.go.kr / 02-392-0330)

12. Responsibility to notify

We will notify any addition, deletion or amendment in our current Personal Information handling policy, at least 7 days in advance on ‘public notices’ of our home page.

- Notification date : January 1, 2010
- Date of enforcement: January 1, 2010