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  1. Chapter 1 General
    1. Article 1 (Purpose)

      The purpose of these terms of services is to set forth the conditions of use, procedures, rules applicable for the members, and other necessary issues for using weidong.com, which is a service provided by Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Weidong Ferry).

    2. Article 2 (Effectiveness and Amendment of the Terms of Service)
      1. 1. The contents of the terms of service take effect when displayed on the service screen or notified to the members using other means.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry is entitled to make amendments to these terms of services. The revised provisions shall take effect upon notification as set forth in Item 1 above.
    3. Article 3 (Supplementary Rules of the Terms of Services)

      Any issues not specified herein shall be governed by the Basic Act on Electric Communication, Act on Electric Communication Business, and other related laws and regulations.

    4. Article 4 (Definition)
      1. 1. The following terms used in these terms of service shall be interpreted as below;
        1. 1) Member: an individual who entered into the service contract with Weidong Ferry.
        2. 2) ID: a combination of characters and numbers designated by the member and approved by Weidong Ferry in order to verify the identification of the member and the member’s use of the services.
        3. 3) E-mail: the internet mail account of the member.
        4. 4) Password: a combination of characters and numbers designated by the user in order to confirm that the member corresponds matching with the ID assigned to the user and to protect the secrets of the member.
        5. 5) Administrator: an individual designated by Weidong Ferry in order to conduct the overall management of the services and execute operations related to these services in a seamless manner.
        6. 6) Termination: termination of the service contract after initiation of the service either by Weidong Ferry or by the member.
  2. Chapter 2 Signing Up and Using the Services
    1. Article 1 (Effectiveness of the Service Agreement)
      1. 1. The service contract takes effect upon the application by the user to use the service, Weidong Ferry’s acceptance of the application, and the consent given by the user to the terms of service.
      2. 2. An applicant who wishes to use the services by signing up as a member is required to provide the personal information requested by Weidong Ferry.
      3. 3. Weidong Ferry may refuse to grant the acceptance of the application for the service agreement in any of the following cases.
        1. 1) If the applicant is under 14 years old.
        2. 2) The name provided by the user is not a real name.
        3. 3) The applicant assumes someone else’s name.
        4. 4) The applicant made a false statement in relation to the required information.
        5. 5) The applicant made the application with the aim of doing harm or violating acceptable norms of social behavior and practice.
        6. 6) Other required conditions to use the services set forth by Weidong Ferry are not met.
    2. Article 2 (Amendment of the Contract Information)

      A member should make amendment(s) to the information provided at the time of application to use the service if there are any changes with regard to such information.

  3. Chapter 3 Use of the Service
    1. Article 1 (Service Hours)
      1. 1. The service herein is available 24 hours a day, in principle, unless Weidong Ferry experiences operational or technical difficulties. In addition, the service may not be available during regular system checks, website upgrades, or other times as designated by Weidong Ferry.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry may divide the services into different schedules and set the available hours for each section of the services. In such a case, the service hours of such segmented services shall not be announced in advance.
    2. Article 2 (The obligations on the management of the user’s ID, e-mail, and password)
      1. 1. The responsibility of managing the ID, e-mail, and password is with the member. The members shall take full responsibilities for any consequences of his/her neglecting the duties of managing or refraining from misusing the ID, e-mail, or password.
      2. 2. If a member finds out that his/her ID, e-mail, or password has been misused, he/she shall inform Weidong Ferry of such immediately.
      3. 3. The user should comply with the requirements set forth in the related laws and regulations.
    3. Article 3 (Provision of Information)

      With the member’s consent, Weidong Ferry may provide various information that it deems necessary while the member is using the service through e-mail, wired media, or posts, etc.

    4. Article 4 (Posts made by the member)
      1. 1. Weidong Ferry is entitled to delete the contents within the service posted or registered by the user if Weidong Ferry believes such contents fall into any of the following;
        1. 1) If the contents slander or defame a third party or other members.
        2. 2) The contents are in violation of the public order or acceptable social norms.
        3. 3) The contents are believed to be related to criminal activities.
        4. 4) The contents are in violation of the copyright or other rights of a third party.
        5. 5) The contents are in excess of the duration of posting designated by Weidong Ferry.
        6. 6) The contents are believed to be irrelevant to the purpose of the bulletin or contain advertisements.
        7. 7) The contents are otherwise believed to be in violation of the related laws and regulations.
    5. Article 5 (Copyright and Right to Use the Posted Contents)
      1. 1. The rights related to the contents posted in the service are as follows;
        1. 1) The rights and responsibilities related to the posted contents lie with the person who posted them. Weidong Ferry has the right of use for the contents.
        2. 2) The member shall not use the contents for commercial purposes, such as processing and selling the information he/she obtained while using the service. However, if he/she wishes to use the information for non-commercial purposes, he/she may do so upon receiving the consent of Weidong Ferry.
    6. Article 6 (Cessation of the Service Provision)
      1. 1. Weidong Ferry may stop providing the service in any of the following situations;
        1. 1) An unavoidable suspension of the service due to repair works or other works on the equipment used for the service
        2. 2) The backbone communication service provider, set forth in the Acton Electric Communication Business, ceased its electric communication service.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry is entitled to suspend or limit the services, either in part or in whole, when it experiences difficulties in providing the services normally due to a national emergency, power blackout, breakdown of the service equipment or excessive traffic volume in relation to using the services.
  4. Chapter 4 Responsibilities
    1. Article 1 Obligations of Weidong Ferry
      1. 1. Unless there is an extraordinary situation, Weidong Ferry shall allow the users to start using the services on the initiation date of using the services requested by the user.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry is obliged to provide the services in a stable and continued manner in accordance with these terms of service.
      3. 3. Weidong Ferry shall not disclose the personal information of the members it obtained in the line of service to a third party without the consent from the member him/herself. However, if there is a request by a government agency in accordance with the related laws and regulations, including the Basic Act on Electric Communication, the information is required for a criminal investigation, there is a request by the Information Communication Ethics Committee, or there are other requests in accordance with the procedures set forth in the related laws and regulations, exceptions may be made.
    2. Article 2 Obligations of a Member
      1. 1. A member shall refrain from the following actions when he/she uses the service.
        1. 1) Misusing the e-mail of other members.
        2. 2) Duplicating, using for publication or broadcasting, or providing the information obtained from the services to a third party, without the prior consent of Weidong Ferry and for other purposes than using the service.
        3. 3) Violating the copyright or other rights of a third party.
        4. 4) Distributing sentences, information, or shapes that are in violation of the public order or acceptable social norms.
        5. 5) Actions that are objectively believed to be connected to a crime.
        6. 6) Other actions in violation of the related laws and regulations.
      2. 2. A member shall abide by these terms of services, service guidelines, and precautions herein.
      3. 3. A member shall abide by the limitations of usage announced by Weidong Ferry in the announcement bulletin or announced separately.
      4. 4. A member shall not engage in sales activities using the service without the prior consent of Weidong Ferry. And, Weidong Ferry shall not take any responsibility for the results of the sales activities of the member who does so in violation of the terms of service.
  5. Chapter 5 Termination of the Contract and Limitations to the Services
    1. Article 1 (Termination of the Services and Limitations to the Services)
      1. 1. If a member wishes to terminate the service contract, the member him/herself may make a request for termination online to Weidong Ferry. In such a case, Weidong Ferry will process the service contact termination request.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry may terminate the service contract or suspend the access to the services for a designated period of time if the member;
        1. 1) Misuses the ID, e-mail, or password of another member, or;
        2. 2) Obstructs the operation of the service deliberately, or;
        3. 3) Assumed an alias when he/she signed up for the membership, or;
        4. 4) Deliberately distributed the contents that are in violation of the public order or against social norms, or;
        5. 5) Plans to use or uses the service for a purpose that would compromise the interests or safety of the nation and public , or;
        6. 6) Defames or put others at a disadvantage, or;
        7. 7) Otherwise violates the terms of services set forth by Weidong Ferry.
    2. Article 2 (Limitations to the Services and Restoration)
      1. 1. If Weidong Ferry wishes to limit the use of service in accordance with provisions in Article 1 above, the cause, date and time, and other information on such a limitation will be notified to the user or his/her representative via e-mail or other means, unless Weidong Ferry believes that the service should be limited immediately.
      2. 2. In accordance with the provisions in item 1 above, if the member is informed of the limitation to the service, the user or the representative may file an objection to Weidong Ferry if he/she finds the limitation objectionable.
      3. 3. Weidong Ferry may temporarily postpone the suspension of the service until it verifies the objections filed in accordance with the provision in item 2 above. The result of such verification shall be notified to the user or the representative.
      4. 4. Weidong Ferry will withdraw the suspension of services immediately if the cause of suspension is removed during the suspension period.
  6. Chapter 6 Damages, etc.
    1. Article 1 (Damages)
      1. 1. Weidong Ferry shall not take any responsibility whatsoever for the damages suffered by the member in line with the use of the services that are provided free of charge, other than the paid services provided by Weidong Ferry such as the purchase of a product, etc.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry shall, with regard to the paid services provided by Weidong Ferry, such as the purchase of a product, be liable to any damages suffered by the member and attributable to Weidong Ferry as required by the related laws and regulations.
    2. Article 2 (Waiver)
      1. 1. Weidong Ferry shall not be held responsible for its failure to provide the services due to a natural disaster or other equally uncontrollable circumstances.
      2. 2. Weidong Ferry shall not be held responsible for the disruption of services attributable to the members.
      3. 3. Weidong Ferry shall not be held responsible for any losses of expected income of the members or damages caused by the information obtained as a result of using the service.
      4. 4. Weidong Ferry shall not be held responsible for the reliability or accuracy of the information, data, or facts displayed in the service.
    3. Article 3 (Jurisdiction)

      In the case of any legal disputes or proceedings arising out of the use of the services, the court that has the jurisdiction in the area where Weidong Ferry has its address shall have the jurisdiction over such a case.

[Supplementary Rule] Date of implementation: These terms of services shall be implemented from July 1, 2005.