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This Privacy Policy (the "Policy") explains the way of treatment of the information which is provided or collected in the websites on which this Policy is posted. In addition the Policy also explains the information which is provided or collected in the course of using the applications of NICE Information Service (the “Company”) which exist in the websites or platforms of other company.

Through this Policy, the Company regards personal information of the users as important and inform them of the purpose and method of Company's using the personal information provided by the users and the measures taken by the Company for protection of those personal information.

This Policy will be effective on the 16th day of November, 2017 and, in case of modification thereof, the Company will make public notice of it through posting it on the bulletin board of Company's website or individual notice through sending mails, fax or e-mails.

1. Information to be collected and method of collection
Personal information items to be collected by the Company are as follows:
• Information provided by the users
  • The Company may collect the information directly provided by the users.
  • Title of service Items to be collected
    Internet membership service Name, email address, ID, password
• Information collected while the users use services
  • Besides of information directly provided by the users, the Company may collect information in the course that the users use the service provided by the Company.
2. Use of collected information
In principle, the Company destructs personal information of users without delay when: the purpose of its collection and use has been achieved; the legal or management needs are satisfied; or users request: Provided that, if it is required to retain the information by relevant laws and regulations, the Company will retain member information for certain period as designated by relevant laws and regulations. The information to be retained as required by relevant laws and regulations are as follows:
  • - Record regarding consumer complaint or dispute treatment about credit information
    • 3 years (The use and Protection of the Credit Information Act)
  • - Record regarding contract or withdrawal of subscription:
    • 5 years (The Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce)
  • - Record on consumer complaint or dispute treatment:
    • 3 years (The Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce)
  • - Log record of users such as internet/data detecting the place of user connection
    • 3 months (The Protection of Communications Secrets Act)
3. Procedure and method of destruction of personal information
In principle, the Company destructs the information immediately after the purposes of its collection and use have been achieved without delay: Provided that, if any information is to be retained as required by relevant laws and regulations, the Company retain it for the period as required by those laws and regulations before destruction and, in such event, the personal information which is stored and managed separately will never be used for other purposes. The Company destructs: hard copies of personal information by shredding with a pulverizer or incinerating it; and delete personal information stored in the form of electric file by using technological method making that information not restored.
4. Sharing collected information
Except for the following cases, the Company will not share personal information with a 3rd party:
when the Company shares the information with its affiliates, partners and service providers;
  • ∘ When the Company's affiliates, partners and service providers carry out services such as bill payment, execution of orders, products delivery and dispute resolution (including disputes on payment and delivery) for and on behalf of the Company
when the users consent the sharing in advance;
  • ∘ when the user selects to be provided by the information of products and services of certain companies by sharing his or her personal information with those companies
  • ∘ other cases where the user gives prior consent for sharing his or her personal information
  • when the sharing is required by the laws
  • - if required to be disclosed by the laws and regulations; or
  • - if required to be disclosed by the investigative agencies for detecting crimes in accordance with the procedure and method as prescribed in the laws and regulations
5. Cookies, Beacons and Similar Technologies
The Company may collect collective and impersonal information through 'cookies' or 'web beacons'.
Cookies are very small text files to be sent to the browser of the users by the server used for operation of the websites of the Company and will be stored in hard-disks of the users' computer.
Web beacon is a small quantity of code which exists on the websites and e-mails. By using web beacons, we may know whether a user has interacted with certain webs or the contents of email.
These functions are used for evaluating, improving services and setting-up users' experiences so that much improved services can be provided by the Company to the users
The items of cookies to be collected by the Company and the purpose of such collection are as follows:
This cookie is a kind of indispensable cookie for the users to use the functions of website of the Company. Unless the users allow this cookie, the services such as shopping cart or electronic bill payment cannot be provided. This cookie does not collect any information which may be used for marketing or memorizing the sites visited by the users
  • ∘ Memorize the information entered in an order form while searching other pages during web browser session
  • ∘ For the page of products and check-out, memorize ordered services
  • ∘ Check whether login is made on website
  • ∘ Check whether the users are connected with correct services of the website of the Company while the Company changes the way of operating its website
  • ∘ Connect the users with certain application or server of the services
The users have an option for cookie installation. So, they may either allow all cookies by setting option in web browser, make each cookie checked whenever it is saved, or refuses all cookies to be saved: Provided that, if the user rejects the installation of cookies, it may be difficult for that user to use the parts of services provided by the Company.
6. Users' right to access and option
The users or their legal representatives, as main agents of the information, may exercise the following options regarding the collection, use and sharing of personal information by the Company:
  • • exercise right to access to personal information;
  • • make corrections or deletion;
  • • make temporary suspension of treatment of personal information; or
  • • request the withdrawal of their consent provided before
If, in order to exercise the above options, you, as an user, use the menu of 'amendment of member information of webpage or contact the Company by using representative telephone or sending a document or e-mails, or using telephone to the responsible department (or person in charge of management of personal information), the Company will take measures without delay: Provided that the Company may reject the request of you only to the extent that there exists either proper cause as prescribed in the laws or equivalent cause.
7. Security
The Company regards the security of personal information of uses as very important. The company constructs the following security measures to protect the users' personal information from any unauthorized access, release, use or modification
  • • Encryption of personal information
    • - Transmit users' personal information by using encrypted communication zone
    • - Store important information such as passwords after encrypting it
  • • Countermeasures against hacking
    • - Install a system in the zone the external access to which is controlled so as to prevent leakage or damage of users' personal information by hacking or computer virus
  • • Establish and execute internal management plan
  • • Install and operate access control system
  • • Take measures to prevent forging or alteration of access record
8. Responsible department of Company
The Company designates the following department and person in charge of personal information in order to protect personal information of customers and deal with complaints from customers:
  • • Department responsible for privacy protection and customer service :
  • Name : John Cho
  • E-mail: johncho@niceinfo.co.kr
Customer Service Center :
  • Address : NICE Information Service, Customer Service Center 91 Gukhoe-daero 66-gil, yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 07237, Korea
  • Tel : 82-2-3771-1514
  • Email: webmaster@kisreport.com
The latest update date : Sep. 15 , 2017