PRIVACY POLICY

KOH YOUNG TECHNOLOGY (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) values personal information of the customers, and established the privacy policy to observe the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection and the Personal Information Protection Act. The Company hereby informs the customer on how their personal information provided by the customer is used, for what purposes, and what measures are taken to protect their personal information through the privacy policy. The privacy policy is subject to change according to the establishment or revision of relevant laws, change in government policy, or the Company's internal policy. The Company will notify users of any revision of the privacy policy through the announcement in the Company homepage (http://kohyoung.com/) (or individual notification).

·Items of personal information collected and the method of collection
The Company collects the personal information stated below when the customers input the data online to provide consultation and to receive service requests.
Items collected Name, company name, city, country, area, phone number, e-mail
Method of collecting personal information Homepage (Customer Voice, e-mail inquiry, Q&A, etc.)
·Purpose of collecting and using personal information
The company uses the personal information collected for the following purposes.
  • - Consultation for providing the service and service requests
  • - Use in marketing
  • - Understanding access frequency or statistics on the use of services by customers
·Sharing and provision of personal information to a third party
The company does not provide or share the customer's personal information. However, the company may disclose personal information in the following instances.
  • - With the consent of the customer
  • - In the event that an investigative agency requires the information for the purpose of investigation according to a legal procedure and method, or in the event it is stated in the law
·Outsourcing of handling of personal information
The company does not outsource handling of the customer's personal information without the consent of the customer.
·Using and retention period of personal information
In principle, the Company will immediately destroy relevant personal information collected when it attains the purpose for the collection and use. However, if a need arises by the Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, or for internal policy, the Company may keep the personal information accordingly for a specified retention period.
    Items to retain Records of consultation and request
    Reason for retention Records of consultation and request
    Retention period 3 years
    Records regarding contract or withdrawal of subscription 5 years (Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, etc.)
    Records of consumers’ complaints or results of disputes 3 years (Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, etc.)
    Records of credit information collecting/handling and usage 3 year (Credit Information Use and Protection Act)
·Procedure and method of destroying personal information
The procedure and the method of destroying personal information are as follows:
Procedure for destroying personal information Method for destroying personal information
Personal information entered by a customer for which the purpose of use is attained shall be moved to a separated DB (separated document box for papers) and destroyed after being retained for a certain period of time (see the using and retention period) in accordance with information protective reasons in the internal policy and other applicable laws. Personal information separately moved is not used in other purposes except in accordance with the law. Personal information printed on the paper shall be destroyed using a paper shredder or incinerated.
Personal data stored in the form of electronic files shall be destroyed using a technical method that makes the records unrecoverable.
·The rights and duties of the subjects of personal information and legal representatives, and method of their exercise
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The customers may request to view the collected personal information, or modify, remove, or suspend the process against the personal information if there are any errors according to applicable laws such as the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. and the Personal Information Protection Act. The customers are eligible to exercise the above rights through their legal representatives. In such a case, the power of attorney shall be submitted according to the Enforcement Rules to Personal Information Protection Act form 11. If a customer requests to correct an error in personal information, the personal information will not be used or provided until the correction is complete. In addition, if the erroneous personal information was already provided to a third party, the result of correction will be immediately notified to the third party for the necessary corrections. The Company handles personal information that was deleted at request from the customer as stated in relevant law within legitimate usage and retention period of personal information, and ensures that personal information is not viewed or used for other purposes. The customers should input the latest and correct personal information to prevent any unexpected accidents. The customers are responsible for accidents, damage, or any other situation caused by inaccurate information. Inputting false information including surreptitious use of others is subject to the penalty of relevant laws. The customers have the right to be protected from invasion of privacy, and also have a duty not to invade other’s personal information. Please make sure the personal information is not revealed and other's personal information including postings does not damage. Abdicating such responsibilities and damaging another person's personal information or dignity may be punishable according to related laws.
·Installation and operation of automatic personal information collection device and rights to refuse
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·Supervisor and responsible person in charge of management of personal information
The Company designates a department for and a person in charge of protecting and managing personal information and handling inquiries and complaints related to personal information. When the person in charge of protecting personal information finds any violation of relevant laws with regard to protecting personal information, the violation will be immediately reported to the Company and necessary measures will be taken in accordance with Para. 4 of Art. 27 of the Act on Information and Communication Network. Customers may report any complaints or inquiries to the person or the department in charge of managing personal information concerning protection of personal information that arise in the course of using the Company’s service.
Person in charge of protecting personal information Department in charge of managing personal information

Name: Arthur Choi

Phone number: 02-6343-6000

E-mail: privacy@kohyoung.com

Name: Gyeonghwan Lim

Phone number: 02-6343-6000

E-mail: privacy@kohyoung.com

If you need to report or receive any consultation regarding other infringement of personal information, please contact the following agencies.
Center for Reporting Personal Information Infringement
(operated by Korea Internet and Security Agency)
Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee
(operated by Korea Internet and Security Agency)
Internet Crime Investigation Center,
Supreme Prosecutors' Office
Korean National Police
Agency Cyber Terror Response Center
(without a telephone exchange code) 118privacy.kisa.or.kr (without a telephone exchange code) 118privacy.kisa.or.kr 02-3480-3571www.spo.go.kr 1566-0112www.netan.go.kr
Notification date: 12/30/2016
Enforcement date: 12/30/2016