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In order to become a member, you have to agree to the terms and conditions for use.

TERMS OF USE

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article 1 (Purpose)

The purpose of this Agreement is to provide rights, obligations, duties, and any other necessary matters between the users and the Foundation TEIN Cooperation Center (hereinafter referred to as the "TEIN*CC”) when the users use the membership services provided by the homepage (hereinafter referred to as the “Services.”)

Article 2 (Effectiveness and Modification of General Terms and Conditions)

  • ① These General Terms and Conditions shall be publicly announced to users by being posted on the screen of the Services or being notified in any other method, and shall come into effect when a user who has consented thereto subscribes to the Services.
  • ② If TEIN*CC finds it necessary, it may modify the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions, and the modified General Terms and Conditions may be directly checked by users by being notified on the screen of the Services.
  • ③ If a user does not consent to the modified General Terms and Conditions, the user may suspend its use of the Services and cancel his or her membership registration, and if the user continues to use the Services, he or she shall be deemed to have consented to the modifications of these General Terms and Conditions.
  • ④ Where a User consents to the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions, with respect to TEIN*CC’s provision of the Services and users’ use of the Services, these General Terms and Conditions shall first apply. With respect to any matter not specified under these General Terms and Conditions, relevant laws of the Republic of Korea and commercial practices shall apply.

Article 3 (Definitions of Terms)

  • ① The definitions of terms used in these Terms and Conditions shall be as follows:
    1. User(s): they shall refer to members and non-members who get access to the Services and receive the Services provided by TEIN*CC.
    2. Member(s): they shall refer to those who get access to the Services and consent to these Terms and Conditions, and receive IDs (use accounts) and passwords (secret numbers) and pass the procedures for confirmation, such as e-mail certifications.
    3. “Non-members”: they shall refer to those who use the Services provided by TEIN*CC without subscribing to membership.
    4. ID (use account): it shall refer to a combination of alphabets and numbers selected by a user and approved by TEIN*CC for the purpose of identifying members and using the Services 5. Password (secret number): it shall refer to a combination of letters and numbers selected by a user in order to protect his or her own information. 6. Termination of Use: it shall refer to a manifestation of intention by TEIN*CC or members to end the user agreement after the use of the Services.
  • ② Except for the definitions of terms in the above Section, the definitions of terms used in these General Terms and Conditions shall follow relevant laws and information for each service.

Chapter 2 Service User Agreement

Article 4 (Formation of Use Agreement)

A User Agreement shall be formed when a user consent to these General Terms and Conditions and collection of personal information, and TEIN*CC approves the user’s application for use.

Article 5 (Application for Use)

An application for use shall be filed in the way that users record their personal information on the form of application for subscription required by TEIN*CC on the screen of member information for the Services.

Article 6 (Acceptance and Rejection of Application for Use)

  • ① If a user has filed an application for use by correctly entering the matters specified in Article 5,TEIN*CC shall accept the application for use of the Services unless there is a special ground otherwise.
  • ② In each of the following cases, TEIN*CC may restrict the use of the Services in part until the grounds for restrictions on the application are resolved. 1. Where the application has false information (borrowing a name, not using a real name, misappropriating e-mails, etc.), or there is a reasonable ground to be doubtful thereof;
    2. Where TEIN*CC otherwise finds it necessary.
  • ③ In each of the following cases, TEIN*CC may restrict applications for use:
    1. Where a user has not filed an application for use not with his or her own name;
    2. Where a user has filed an application for use by using a third party’s name;
    3. Where a user has entered false information on the application;
    4. Where a user has filed an application for use for the purpose of undermining the society's social orders or good morals; or
    5. Where the requirements for use applications specified by TEIN*CC are not met.

Article 7 (Modification of Agreements)

Members may at any time read and change their personal information through the members information management. In the event that there is a change in the entries made by a member at the time of membership subscription, the member shall make the change(s). A member shall be responsible for any problem that has arisen because he or she has not made the change(s).

Chapter 3 Provision and Use of Services

Article 8 (Use of Services)

  • ① TEIN*CC shall commence the Services from the time when it has accepted the application for use by a member; provided, however, that as for some of the Services, the Company shall commence the Services from a designated date.
  • ② In the event that TEIN*CC does not commence the Services due to errors in its businesses or technologies, it shall publicly announce the fact on the site or notify members thereof
  • ③ In principle, the Services shall be used for 24 hours a day 7 days a week; provided, however, that the Services may be suspended due to reasons of businesses or technologies of TEIN*CC, and the Services may be temporarily suspended during the period designated by TEIN*CC for the purpose of operation, such as regular checking. In this case, TEIN*CC shall give a prior or subsequent notice thereof.
  • ④ Even after a member has subscribed to membership, when some services are used, TEIN*CC may provide the Services to specific members according to the requirements by a service provider.
  • ⑤ TEIN*CC may divide the Services into certain scopes and separately specify available hours for each scope, in which case TEIN*CC shall publicly announce the content in advance.

Article 9 (Change and Suspension of Services, and Saving and Use of Information)

  • ① Members shall agree that TEIN*CC does not take any responsibility for the cases where the content of messages stored in the Services or sent or any communication messages, etc. has not been stored or has been deleted, or has not been sent due to the governmental emergencies, power failures, or any other force majeure events, or for any loss of communication data.
  • ② Where TEIN*CC is required to temporarily suspend the Services because it has a difficulty in providing the Services in a normal way, it may suspend the Services after giving a notice thereof one (1) week before suspension of the Services. Where members have not been aware of the notifications during the period, TEIN*CC shall not assume any responsibility therefor. Where there is a substantial ground, the above prior notification period may be shortened or deleted. Also TEIN*CC shall not take any responsibility for the cases where the content of messages stored in the Services or sent or any communication messages, etc. has not been stored or has been deleted, or has not been sent due to the suspension of the Services, or any loss of communication data.
  • ③ Where the Services are required to be suspended permanently due to TEIN*CC’s reasons, Section 2 shall apply; provided, however, that in this case, the prior notification period shall be one (1) month.
  • ④ TEIN*CC may temporarily change, modify, or suspend the Services after giving a prior notice thereof, and TEIN*CC shall not take any responsibility therefor against members or third parties.
  • ⑤ Where a member has engaged in any activity in violation of the provisions of these General Terms and Conditions, TEIN*CC may suspend at will the use of the Services. In this case, TEIN*CC may prohibit the member’s access and delete at will the content posted by the member in whole or in part.
  • ⑥ As for a long-term dormant member, TEIN*CC may suspend the use of the Services through the notification period of one (1) week after publicly announcing information mails or notifications.

Article 10 (Provision of Information and Posting of Advertisements)

  • ① TEIN*CC may provide members with various information and advertisements that members find necessary while using the Services, by e-mail, written mail, SMS (mobile phone text messages), Messenger, etc. If a member has received unwanted information, the member may refuse to accept the information.
  • ② When a user does not want to subscribe to membership but desires to receive major information provided by TEIN*CC in the form of a newsletter, the user may file application for that by entering his or her name and e-mail address on the “Column of Application for Newsletter” shown on the main screen.
  • ③ The newsletter service provide TEIN*CC’s main information to applicants’ e-mails, and the applicants shall subscribe to membership in order to use various information on the homepage.

Article 11 (Deletion of Posed Articles or Content)

  • ① Where TEIN*CC finds that all the content within the Services posted or registered by members fall under each of the following cases, it may delete the content without a prior notice thereof, and TEIN*CC shall not take any responsibility therefor: 1. Where the content slanders TEIN*CC, another member, or a third party, or undermines reputation by libeling; 2. Where the content violates the public orders or public morals; 3. Where content is found to be related to criminal activities; 4. Where the content infringes upon any other rights, including the copyrights of third parties; 5. Where the information does not conform to the features of the Services; or 6. Where the content otherwise violates relevant laws or the rules set forth by of TEIN*CC.
  • ② Where the posted content has lapsed for more than a certain period of time and cease to have effect as posted articles and, therefore, the purpose of retention thereof is unclear, TEIN*CC may delete the posted articles by passing one (1) week’s notification period after publicly announcing the notifications.

Article 12 (Copyrights of Posted Content)

  • ① A member shall have the copyrights to the posted content placed within the Services, and TEIN*CC shall make use of the posted content for posting it for other services.
  • ② Where the posted content placed by a member has infringed upon the copyrights and other rights of third parties, the member shall take the whole civil or criminal responsibility therefor.
  • ③ Members shall not commercially use the materials posted in the Services, by processing or selling the information they have acquired by using the Services.

Article 13 (TEIN*CC’s Ownership)

  • ① TEIN*CC shall have the ownership to the copyrights and other intellectual property rights relating to the Services provided by TEIN*CC, software required of the Services, images, marks, logos, designs, service names, information, trademarks, etc.
  • ② Unless expressly approved by TEIN*CC, members shall not change, borrow, lease, sell, distribute, transfer, sublicense, establish security rights, commercially use each property prescribed in Section 1 nor shall they allow a third party to do so.

Chapter 4 Duties of Contracting Parties

Article 14 (Duties of Members and Information Security)

  • ① Where a member subscribes to membership to use the Services, the member shall provide complete information that conforms to the current information (hereinafter referred to as the “Subscription Information”). Also where there is a change in the subscription information, the member shall immediately make the change(s).
  • ② Once a member completes the subscription procedures for the use of the Services, the member will receive his or her ID and password. In order to manage members’ IDs and passwords,
    1. When a problem has arisen that a member’s ID or password is used without approval by the member, the member shall immediately report to TEIN*CC, and
    2. Members shall certainly log out upon completion of each access.
  • ③ Members shall agree not to engage in each of the following activities in using the Services:
    1. To damage third parties (including minorities)
    A. To misappropriate a third party’s ID, password, or other personal information, or to pretend himself or herself as a third party; B. To falsely specify the relationships with a third party;
    C. To undermine a third party’s reputation by specifying information or false information for the purpose of slandering the third party;
    D. To distribute false information for the purpose of giving proprietary interests to himself or herself, or a third party or damaging a third party;
    E. To obstruct another person’s daily life by continuously giving the person words, voices, writing or images or videos that arouse shame, aversion, or fear;
    F. To engage in profitable activities by using the Services without prior approval by TEIN*CC; or
    G. To use the Services by misappropriating a third party’s use name for information communication services.
    2. To post unnecessary or unapproved advertisements or promotional materials, or solicit, post, publish, or send by e-mail junk mails, spam mails, chain letters, papering letter, pyramid organizations, etc.;
    3. To post, publish, or send by e-mail vulgar or obscene data, texts, software, music, photos, graphics, video messages, etc. (hereinafter the “Content”); 4. To post, publish, or send by e-mail the content without rights (all rights including intellectual property rights);
    5. To post, publish, or send by e-mail software viruses to destruct, obstruct, or limit the functions of computer software, hardware, and telecommunication equipment;
    6. To collect or save personal information of another user by posting, publishing, or sending by e-mail the materials that contain another computer code, file, or program;
    7. To engage in gambling or fraudulent activities by making a bet on properties;
    8. To solicit an act of prostitution or distribute any information with the means of obscene activities; or
    9. To engage in any other illegal or unfair activities.
  • ④ Members shall comply with the provisions set forth in these General Terms and Conditions and relevant laws.

Article 15 (Duties of TEIN*CC)

  • ① TEIN*CC shall allow a member to use the Services on the commencement date of providing the Services applied by the member unless there is a special ground otherwise.
  • ② TEIN*CC shall have the obligation to provide the Services continuously and securely as provided under these Terms and Conditions
  • ③ In the event that damages have occurred to a member due to the Services provided by TEIN*CC, TEIN*CC shall be liable therefor only in cases where such damages have occurred due to the willfulness or gross negligence of TEIN*CC, and the scope of liability shall be limited to normal damages
  • ④ Where the opinions or complaints brought by a member are found to be reasonable, TEIN*CC shall promptly handle the matter; provided, however, that if it is difficult to do so, it shall notify the member of the grounds and the handling schedules.
  • ⑤ TEIN*CC shall make efforts to protect members’ personal information including members’ registration information as set forth in relevant laws.

Article 16 (Protection of Personal Information)

  • ① TEIN*CC shall collect information on members through the information provided by members when they file application for use, and members’ personal information shall be used for the purpose of performing the User Agreement and providing the Services under the User Agreement.
  • ② TEIN*CC shall not disclose or distribute to a third party a member’s information it has acquired in connection with the provision of the Services without approval by the member nor shall it use the information for commercial purposes; provided, however, that exceptions shall be made in each of the following events:
    1. In the event that it is required by relevant authorities for investigation purposes under relevant laws;
    2. In the event that there is a request by the Information Communications Ethics Committee; or
    3. In the event that there is a request otherwise according to the procedures set forth under relevant laws.

Chapter 5 Termination of Agreement

Article 17 (Termination of Agreement and Restrictions on Use)

  • ① In the event that a member intends to terminate the User Agreement, the member shall file an application for termination with the site on the Internet by himself or herself.
  • ② TEIN*CC may require a change or change members’ IDs or passwords on grounds of its security or ID policies, providing the Services smoothly, etc.
  • ③ Where a member has engaged in each of the following activities, TEIN*CC may terminate the User Agreement without a prior notice:
    1. Where the date provided by a member is found to be false, such as the cases where a member has subscribed to membership without his or her name or misappropriated a third party’s information, etc.;
    2. Where a member is related to criminal activities;
    3. Where a member plans or implements the use of the Services to undermine national interests or social public interests;
    4. Where a member has misappropriated a third party’s service ID or password;
    5. Where a member undermines a third party’s reputation or gives disadvantages;
    6. Where a member undermines the sound use of the Services, such as by damaging the Services; or
    7. Where a member otherwise violates relevant laws or the conditions for use set forth by TEIN*CC.

Chapter 6 Miscellaneous

Article 18 (Fees and Paid Information)

In principle, the use of the Services are free of charge; provided, however, that an exception shall be made where there is separate paid information or services otherwise.

Article 19 (No Assignment)

Members shall not assign or grant to third parties the rights to use the Services and any other status under the User Agreement nor shall they offer the rights as security.

Chapter 7 Compensation for Damages, etc.

Article 20 (Compensation for Damages)

Even where a member has suffered damages with respect to the Services provided, TEIN*CC shall not assume responsibilities therefor except where the damages are attributable to TEIN*CC’s gross negligence.

Article 21 (Exemptions)

  • ① In the event that TEIN*CC is unable to provide the Services due to natural disasters or any other equivalent force majeure events, it shall be relieved of its liability for providing the Services.
  • ② TEIN*CC shall not assume responsibilities for use failures of the Services due to reasons attributable to members.
  • ③ TEIN*CC shall not assume responsibilities for a member’s losing profits expected of using the Services and for damages, etc. resulting from materials acquired through the Services.
  • ④ TEIN*CC shall not assume responsibilities for the reliability and accuracy of the information, materials, or facts posted by members on the Services.

Article 22 (Competent Court of Jurisdiction)

  • ① In the event that there is a dispute between TEIN*CC and a member regarding the use of the Services, TEIN*CC and the member shall make all efforts necessary to amicably resolve the dispute.
  • ② Notwithstanding the provision of Section 1, where there is a lawsuit relating to disputes that have occurred from the use of the Services, it shall be heard by a competent court of jurisdiction where TEIN*CC is located.

Addenda

(Date of Implementation) These General Terms and Conditions shall be implemented from November 1, 2013.

Privacy Policy

Article 1 (Purpose of Treating Personal Information)

TEIN*CC shall not use personal information for purposes other than the following purposes, and where the purpose of use is changed, it shall use personal information by obtain consent.

  • ① TEIN*CC shall treat personal information for purposes related to the provision of services, including providing TEIN*CC and TEIN related materials, verifying identities, discussing policies, newsletters.
  • ② TEIN*CC shall treat personal information for the purpose of handling questions related to the homepage of TEIN*CC.

Article 2 (Collection and Retention of Personal Information)

TEIN*CC shall collect and retain personal information only under the provisions of relevant laws and consent by the information subject. The personal information files collected and retained by TEIN*CC under the provision of relevant laws shall be as follows:

File Name of
Personal
Information
Retention Reason Retention Purpose Main Items Retention Period
TEIN*CC
Homepage
Member
Information
Consent by
Information subject
Provision of Information Name, ID,
Password, E-mail
address, Country, Affiliation
By withdrawal of
membership

Article 3 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)

TEIN*CC shall not provide a third party with the personal information it has collected and retained; provided, however, that in each of the following cases, TEIN*CC may provide a third party with personal information:

  • 1. In the event that TEIN*CC has obtained independent consent from the information subject;
  • 2. In the event that there is a special provision under the laws;
  • 3. In the event that the information subject or his or her legal representative is unable to manifest his or her intention or his or her prior consent cannot be obtained due to the unclarity of his or her address, etc., and it is found clearly necessary for the information subject’s or a third party’s imminent life, bodily, or proprietary interests;
  • 4. In the event that the personal information is provided in a form that specific individuals cannot be identified as necessary to execute statistics or conduct academic study;
  • 5. In the event that unless the personal information is used for purposes other than the intended purpose or provided to a third party, the relevant duties prescribed by other laws cannot be performed, and review and resolution by a relevant protection committee has been passed;
  • 6. In the event that it is necessary to provide personal information to overseas information or international institutions in order to perform treaties or other international conventions;
  • 7. In the event that it is necessary to provide personal information in order to investigate crimes, bring and maintain a charge;
  • 8. In the event that it is necessary to provide personal information in order to perform duties of judgment by courts; or
  • 9. In the event that it is necessary to provide personal information in order to enforce a sentence, care and custody, or protective disposition.

Article 4 (Delegation of Treatment of Personal Information)

In principle, TEIN*CC shall not delegate a third party to treat personal information without consent by users; provided, however, that where the duties to treat personal information are delegated to a third party, the delegations shall be provided pursuant to Article 26 (Restrictions on Treatment of Personal Information for Delegation of Duties) of the Personal Information Protection Act, and the content of delegated duties and the delegate shall be posted on the homepage by documents including each of the following matters:

  • 1. To prevent treatment of personal information for purposes other than the purpose of performing delegated duties;
  • 2. To take managerial or technical protective measures for personal information; or
  • 3. To conduct the safe management of personal information otherwise as prescribed by the Enforcement Decrees.

Article 5 (Rights and Obligations of Information subject, and the Exercise Methods)

  • ① Information subjects may exercise the following right with respect to their own personal information:
    1. To request the reading of personal information : information subjects may request the reading under Article 35 of the Personal Information Protection Act (Reading of Personal Information); provided, however, that in each of the following cases, the reading may be restricted under Article 35 Section 5 of the Act.
    A. In the event that the reading is prohibited or restricted under the laws;
    B. In the event that it is likely to damage a third party’s life or body or is likely to unreasonably undermine a third party’s properties and any other profits; or
    C. In the event that when a public institution performs each of the following duties, it causes a serious difficulty.
    1) To impose or collect taxes or giving refunds
    2) To evaluate scores or select entrants for each school under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act the Higher Education Act, lifelong educational facilities under the Lifelong Education Act, or any other higher educational institutions established under other laws;
    3) To conduct testing or qualification review for academic abilities, skills, or employment;
    4) To make ongoing evaluations or decisions as to calculation of compensation, benefits, etc.; or
    5) To conduct ongoing audit/inspection or investigation under other laws.
    2. To request the correction or deletion of personal information : information subjects may request the corrections or deletions thereof under Article 36 (Correction, Deletion of Personal Information) of the Personal Information Protection Act; provided, however, that information subjects may not request the corrections thereof where the personal information is specified to be collected under other laws.
    3. To request the discontinuance of processing of personal information : information subjects may request the discontinuance of processing under Article 37 (Discontinuance of Processing of Personal Information, etc.) of the Personal Information Protection Act; provided, however, that in each of the following cases, the request of discontinuance of processing may be rejected under Article 37 Section 2 of the Act.
    A. In the event that there is a special provision under the laws or it is unavoidable to comply with obligations under the laws;
    B. In the event that it is likely to damage a third party’s life or body or is likely to unreasonably undermine a third party’s properties and any other profits; or
    C. In the event that unless a public institution treats personal information, relevant duties prescribed under other laws cannot be performed;
    D. In the event that it is difficult to perform the agreement in such a case that if personal information is not processed, the services agreed upon with the information subject cannot be provided, and the information subject has not clearly manifested his or her intention to terminate the agreement.

Article 6 (Destruction Procedures and Methods for Personal Information)

TEIN*CC shall without delay destroy relevant personal information when the personal information has become unnecessary, such as when the retention period of personal information has lapsed, when the purpose of treating personal information has been accomplished.

  • 1. Destruction Procedures: the information provided by users shall be destroyed under internal policies or relevant laws after the retention period of personal information has lapsed or when the purpose of treating personal information has been accomplished
  • 2. Destruction Methods: The personal information recorded or saved in an electronic file format shall be destroyed in the way that the records cannot be regenerated, and the personal information recorded or saved in paper documents shall be destroyed by being shredded by paper shredders or destroyed by way of incineration.

Article 7 (Measures to Obtain Security of Personal Information)

  • 1. To encode personal information Among the personal information of users, passwords shall be saved and managed in encoded conditions.
  • 2. To take technical precautions against hacking, etc. TEIN*CC shall install and conduct periodic renewals or checking for security programs in order to prevent personal information from being disclosed or damaged by hacking or computer viruses, etc.
  • 3. To retain access records and prevent forgeries or alterations thereof TEIN*CC shall retain and manage the records of access to personal information treatment system (web logins, summary information, etc.) for at least six (6) months, and manage the access records not to be forged, altered, stolen, or lost.

Article 8 (Remedies for Infringement of Rights and Interests)

  • ① The information subject may file an application for dispute resolution or consultation with the Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee, the Personal Information Infringement Reporting Center of the Korea Internet & Security Agency, etc., in order to receive remedial measures for damages resulting from infringement of personal information. In addition, as to other reports or consultations related to personal information infringements, please contact the following institutions:
    A. Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee: 118 (without a telephone exchange number) (privacy.kisa.or.kr)
    B. Personal Information Infringement Reporting Center: 118 (without a telephone exchange number) (privacy.kisa.or.kr)
    C. Internet Crime Investigation Center of Supreme Prosecutors’ Office: 02-3480-2000 (www.spo.go.kr)
    D. Cyber Terror Response Center of National Police Agency: 02-392-0330 (www.netan.go.kr)
  • ② In the event that with respect to the demand of the information subject for reading, correction, deletion, or discontinuance of treatment of personal information, etc., a person’s rights or interests have been infringed upon due to dispositions or inaction by a head of public institution, the person may request an administrative adjudication as set forth under the Administrative Adjudication Act.

※ For details of administrative adjudication, see the homepage of the Central Administrative Appeals Commission (www.simpan.go.kr).

Article 9 (Personal Information Protection Manager)

TEIN*CC has designated a personal information protection manager in order to protect personal information and handle personal information related matters as follows:

Personal Information Protection Manager
Responsible Department Operation & Management Team
Name Hyun Ho Choi
Telephone 02-3153-7351
Telephone 02-3153-7351
E-mail hhchoi@teincc.org

Article 10 (Change of Personal Information Treatment Policies)

These Personal Information Treatment Policies shall be applied from the date of implementation, and where there is an addition of changes, or deletion or correction, it shall be publicly announced through notifications from seven (7) days before the implementation of changes. Date of implementation: November 1, 2013

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