Article 1 (General Provisions)
1.1 We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect and handle User Information properly by complying with this Policy, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (the “Act”) and other relevant laws and regulations.
1.2 Any separate terms and conditions or rules we may establish within the Services in relation to our handling of User Information will also be applicable in addition to this Policy. If any provision of such separate terms or rules conflict with any provision of this Policy, this Policy shall prevail.
1.3 This Policy is not applicable to any external services (“External Services”) provided by third-party service providers unless specified in Article 6 in this Policy. For information regarding the handling of Useｒ Information in connection with External Services, please refer to the privacy policies or terms and conditions separately established by the respective External Service providers.
Article 2 (Definition of User Information and Appropriate Collection of Information)
2.1 The term “User Information” as used herein includes personal information as defined under Paragraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act (“Personal Information”) and the following information:
(1) Information collected from you:
(a) Name, phone number and email address (which are required to verify your User Registration and personal identification and prevent unauthorized use);
(b) date of birth, gender, national origin (which you are required to provide to the Company in order to provide various services such as, but not limited, to creating and uploading your public profile pages and communicating with other users through the Services);
(2) Information collected by us:
(a) Information about devices
We may collect information pertaining to your devices (including MAC addresses and other device-specific IDs) for the purpose of operating, maintaining, and improving the Services; and preventing unlawful acts.
(b) Access log and history
We may obtain information about your use of the Services, including IP address, access logs, usage history, and other information pertaining to your activities within the Services, which are generated and stored automatically when you use the Services; for the purpose of maintaining and improving the Services and preventing unlawful acts.
(c) Cookies and anonymous IDs
(d) Payment Information
If you choose to purchase or use a fee-based service or product and pay for such by means other than in-app purchases via iTunes or Google Play, we may collect your payment information such as your home address, in order to process payments. Whenever your purchases are processed by third-party payment-settlement companies, we may collect your billing and payment information. However, we collect such information only to process your purchases and/or allow you use of our fee-based services.
2.2 The User Information we collect is appropriately obtained based only upon your use of the Services and it is not obtained through any illegal means or deceptive acts by us. In addition, in the event we collect User Information from sources other than from your using the Services, we will notify you to that effect in advance either privately or through public announcements, and in addition, we will inform you about the purpose of its use.
Article 3 (Purposes of Use)
3.1 We strive to appropriately use User Information only for the following purposes. Without your consent, we will never use User Information for any purpose other than the purposes set out in this Policy.
Purpose of use
To provide, maintain and improve the Services
・to verify your personal identification and prevent unauthorized use
・to provide, maintain, and improve the Services and ensure smooth communications without interruption
・Name, telephone number and mail address
・date of birth, gender, national origin, etc.
To provide notices and responses
・to provide notices about the Services and respond to inquiries
・to inform you about and provide new services in connection with the Services
・to process payments
・Name, telephone number and mail address
・Name, date of birth, gender, national origin, etc.
To provide information to third parties
Third parties who are provided the information listed to the right will use such information for the following purposes:
・to provide Partner Services
・to display advertisements that match your needs and interests
・to analyze the effectiveness of advertisements
・to conduct market analyses and marketing activities
・activity log and usage history
3.2 We may revise the purposes of use provided for in the preceding paragraph to the extent that any such revisions are deemed to be reasonably related to the original purposes of use, upon which we will either notify you privately or make an announcement publicly to that effect through procedures separately established by us.
Article 4 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)
4.1 We will not provide Personal Information to any third parties, except under the following circumstances:
(1) When you give your consent for us to provide your Personal Information;
(2) When laws or regulations require we provide your Personal Information;
(4) When our provision of your Personal Information is necessary to protect the life, body or property of an individual, and it is difficult to obtain your consent due to extenuating circumstances;
(5) When our provision of your Personal Information is necessary for improving public health or ensuring the well-being of children and it is difficult to obtain your consent due to extenuating circumstances;
(6) When our provision of your Personal Information is necessary for cooperating with government agencies, local public bodies, or any agents thereof, in executing the affairs prescribed by laws or regulations, and obtaining your consent is likely to impede the execution of the affairs concerned; or
(7) When the business is acquired by others due to mergers, splits, or transfers of business, and your Personal Information is included as part of the acquisition.
4.2 Provided you give your consent, we have the right to provide User Information to third-party service providers who partner with us (Partners) and provide partner services (Partner Services) to you as part of our Services.
Article 5 (Outsourcing)
We may outsource the handling or management of Personal Information, in whole or in part, to third-party service providers, upon which we will execute a confidentiality agreement with each of the respective third parties in advance, of the terms and conditions that conform to the provisions of this Policy, and conduct necessary and appropriate supervision over such third parties to ensure proper and safe management of Personal Information.
Article 6 (Sharing of Personal Information)
We have the right to share Personal Information with our Partners, but only to the extent necessary for their providing the Partner Services, upon which we will publicly announce in advance the names of such Partners, purpose of use, and types of information to be shared.
Article 7 (Information Gathering Modules)
Article 8 (Insuring the Security of User Information)
8.1 For the purpose of preventing any leakage, loss or damage of User Information, we take necessary and appropriate measures to securely manage User Information by allowing only minimal and limited access to files containing Personal Information, maintaining access logs, and installing security software.
8.2 We appoint our Representative Director as the person in charge to properly manage User Information and to continuously make improvements in the quality of such management.
Article 9 (Disclosure, Correction and Deletion of Personal Information)
9.1 You may submit a request to retrieve, correct, add, and/or delete Personal Information you have previously provided us, by following the procedure below:
Submit a request using the designated form on our website, or send a completed form by postal service together with a copy of a document that can verify your actual identity (or a document verifying the authority of your agent, if you are requesting through an agent).
9.2 Upon our verifying your identity pursuant to the preceding Item 1, we will fulfill your request, to the extent deemed reasonable by us. However, there may be circumstances under which we may not be able to accommodate your request, such as when we are not required to fulfill your request under the Act or other relevant laws or regulations, when you repeatedly make the same requests without justifiable grounds, or if such retrievals, corrections, additions or deletions require work by us that we deem to be excessively technical.
10.1 We use commercially reasonable efforts to continuously review and improve our handling of User Information, and may revise this Policy from time to time as necessary.
10.2 We will notify you of any revisions to this Policy by announcing such revisions on our website or through other means that can be easily accessed and viewed. However, if we are required by applicable laws or regulations to obtain your consent in order for us to make certain revisions, then we will obtain your consent in a manner separately established by us.
For any inquiries regarding our handling of User Information, including any suggestions, questions, complaints or comments, please contact our Personal Information Help Desk at:
The View, Inc.
Effective 2016. 8.1