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Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd. Values your privacy information. Therefore, we, Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd., base all our privacy protection activities on the following principles. These terms and conditions are subject to change according to changes in our policy. You are advised to visit this page on a regular basis to check the latest terms and conditions.
The Privacy Policy of Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd. is as follows;

  1. 1. General
  2. 2. Definition
  3. 3. Privacy information items gathered by the company and method of gathering
  4. 4. Consent to privacy information submission
  5. 5. Operation and usage of the cookies
  6. 6. Uses outside the designated uses and provision to or sharing with third parties
  7. 7. Access to and adjustment of the privacy information
  8. 8. Withdrawal of consent regarding submission, use, and provision of the privacy information in relation to privacy policy (withdrawal from membership)
  9. 9. Storage and disposal of the privacy information
  10. 10. Technical and managerial measures to protect the privacy information
  11. 11. Links
  12. 12. Posts
  13. 13. Protection of the privacy information of children
  14. 14. Rights and obligations of the members
  15. 15. Statement of the Privacy Information Management Supervisor and Management Officer
  16. 16. Obligations of notification
  1. 1. General
    1. ① The website of Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd. (Weidong Ferry) values your privacy information very highly. The website abides by the provisions on privacy protection in the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization And Information Protection, and the ‘Privacy Protection Guideline’ set forth by the Ministry of Information and Communication. Weidong Ferry will notify you on how your privacy information is used for what purpose through the privacy policy and inform you about what kind of protective measures are being taken to protect the privacy information.
    2. ② The privacy policy of Weidong Ferry is announced on the main page of its website, so that the provisions can be reviewed by the users at any time with ease.
    3. ③ In order to improve the privacy policy of Weidong Ferry continuously, we have established a set of procedures for revising our privacy policy. Also, when we make revisions with regard to the privacy policy, we mark and indicate these revisions with numbers so that the users may learn about the revisions made more easily.
  2. 2. Definition
    1. ① Weidong Ferry means the virtual business facility which is serviced through information and communication equipment to allow transactions of goods and services, in order for Weidong Ferry Co., Ltd. to provide the goods and services to its users. It also means the company which operates Weidong Ferry.
    2. ② A user is a member or a non-member visitor who receives the services provided by Weidong Ferry by accessing Weidong Ferry in accordance with these terms of services.
    3. ③ A member is an individual who is registered as a member after providing his/her privacy information to Weidong Ferry, to receive the information of Weidong Ferry on a continuous basis. They are also entitled to use the services provided by Weidong Ferry on a continuous basis.
    4. ④ A non-member is an individual who uses the services provided by Weidong Ferry without registering as a member.
    5. ⑤ A third-party shall mean the natural persons, incorporations, public agencies, government-funded agencies, and parties other than the user, the service provider who gathered the privacy policy with the consent of the user, and the parties who are commissioned to process the privacy policy by the service provider.
    6. ⑥ Privacy information is the information on a living individual, including the name, resident registration number or other information that allows for the identification of a specific individual (as well as the information that may not identify a single person by itself but could do so if used in combination with other information.)
  3. 3. Privacy information items gathered by the company and method of gathering
    1. ① Weidong Ferry will gather the privacy information of its member, such as the name in Korean, name in English, resident registration number, contact information, postal address (postal code), e-mail address, etc., provided in order to make reservations or participate in an event. Such gathering of items related to the privacy policy shall take place only through the website provided by Weidong Ferry.
    2. ② The information gathered from the members of Weidong Ferry shall be the minimum amount of information that is required for the member to use the website of Weidong Ferry. Such information will be used for making reservations, purchases, or participation in events within Weidong Ferry.
    3. ③ However, sensitive privacy information that could lead to a potential violation of basic human rights (race, ethnicity, political ideology, creed, place of birth, place of family registration, political preference, criminal records, health status, or sexual activity, etc.) shall not be gathered.
  4. 4. Consent to Privacy Information Submission
    1. ① Weidong Ferry will provide a process in which the user may indicate his/her consent or denial of consent to the terms of services and privacy policy of Weidong Ferry by pressing either the ‘I Agree’ button or ‘I disagree’ button. With this, if the user presses the ‘I Agree’ button, he/she will be considered to have provided his/her consent to the submission of the privacy information.
    2. ② Use for marketing and advertisementp

      Various information on the development of new services and customization, provision of services based on demographic characteristics, display of advertisements, provision of information on company products or an affiliate company, events and other programs (commercial advertisements), and travel information will be provided via e-mails, posts, SMS, or other means. (The privacy policy of the user will not be provided to the individuals or organizations which commissioned the advertisements.)

  5. 5. Operation and Use of the Cookies
    1. ① Weidong Ferry uses cookies, which store and load privacy information in order to provide personalized and customized services to each member.
    2. ② Cookies are chunks of data sent by the server to the browser of the users and saved in the hard disks of the member’s computer. Weidong Ferry will use the cookies to search for the information related to the IDs of the members, authenticate the member’s identify, and access the past participation records in events or surveys when the member tries to make a reservation, with a view to identifying the visit history and usage pattern of the Weidong Ferry services to provide more useful and convenient services.
    3. ③ The members of Weidong Ferry are presented with choices with regard to the use or application of the cookies. Therefore, a member may choose the relevant options on the web browser to allow all cookies, check each time a cookie is saved, or refuse any cookies whatsoever. However, if you choose not to allow any cookies, you will not be able to use the services of Weidong Ferry, such as making reservations that require logging-in to our system.
  6. 6. Uses outside the designated uses and provision to or sharing with third parties
    1. 1) Weidong Ferry will use the privacy information of the members in accordance with the Article titled ‘Privacy information items gathered by the company and method of gathering’. And, Weidong Ferry will not use or provide the privacy information to any other individuals, companies, or organizations beyond that which is outlined in the clause related to the giving of consent. Especially, Weidong Ferry will use extra caution in the following usage cases and provision of the privacy information.
      1. ① Affiliation

        In order to provide better services, we may provide your privacy information to or share your privacy information with our affiliate companies. In the case of providing or sharing your privacy information, we will inform you in advance who these affiliate companies are, which items of your privacy information are to be provided, why such information is required to be provided or shared, and until when and how such information will be protected and managed via individual e-mails and letters in order to request your consent. If you refuse to provide such consent, we do not provide your privacy information to or share your privacy information with our affiliate companies. When there is any change with the affiliation relationship or when the affiliation relationship is terminated, you will be informed about this or asked to give your consent.

      2. ② Outsourced handling

        In order to operate the business in a smooth and seamless manner, if we outsource the handling of your privacy information to a third party, we will provide you with the detailed information on the name of the contractor, the scope of information to be provided to the commissioned contractor, the purpose of such commissioning, the process of commissioning, and the duration of the commissioned service relationship.

      3. ③ Sale, acquisition, or merger

        In the case where the rights and obligations of Weidong Ferry are transferred or succeeded in entirety, we will inform you of the legitimate causes and procedures of such a process in detail in advance, giving you the option of withdrawing your consent to provide your privacy information.

    2. 2) Such a notification or announcement will be made on the website’s main page at least 30 days in advance. And, using e-mails or other means, you will individually be notified at least once. For a sale, acquisition, or merger, the process will be undertaken only with your active consent (that is, direct indication of your consent to provide the privacy information to a third party or share your privacy information with a third party.)
    3. 3) The following exceptions will apply;
      1. ① For the user’s convenient use of the website, Weidong Ferry will provide the shipping companies with the minimum information of the users to make deliveries (name, address, and phone number).
      2. ② There is a demand for information from relevant agencies for the purpose of investigation in accordance with the law.
      3. ③ The information is provided to the advertisement owners, suppliers, or research organizations for purposes of market surveys or academic researches, so long as the information is provided in a form that would not allow identification of specific individuals.
      4. ④ There is a request in accordance with the related laws and regulations.
      5. ⑤ However, even with regard to these exceptions, we shall still seek to adhere to the principle that the relevant user is to be informed even if the information is provided in accordance with the related laws or given due to a request by an investigative organization. However, it is still possible that we may not be able to inform you due to legal requirements. We will do our best not to provide your information in any way that exceeds the original purpose of information submission and use.
  7. 7. Access to and adjustment of the information
    1. ① A member of Weidong Ferry may, at any time he/she wishes, gain access to and make corrections to the privacy information. In the case where you wish to access or make corrections to the privacy information you submitted, log-in to our website using your ID and password to directly access the information. Or, you can access the services such as ‘Privacy Information Update’ or ‘Change Password’ services in our ‘Change the Member Information’ menu, in order to change or update the privacy information. You may also contact our privacy information management supervisor or management officer through e-mails, letters, or the telephone, and they will see to your requests immediately.
    2. ② In this case, Weidong Ferry will not use the privacy information for which there was a request for correction of errors, until such errors are corrected.
    3. ③ If the erroneous information has already been provided to a third party, the correction result will be notified to the third party immediately to make the necessary corrections.
  8. 8. Withdrawal of consent regarding submission, use, and provision of the privacy information in relation to privacy policy (withdrawal from membership)
    1. ① A member can withdraw his/her consent regarding the submission, use, and provision of the privacy information that he/she provided when signing up for membership at any time. The withdraw of consent can be made through the ‘Change the member information’ and taking the relevant steps using the ‘withdrawal from the membership’ menu, or contacting the privacy information management supervisor by letter, e-mail, or phone, etc., upon which we will take the necessary steps including deleting out your privacy information.
    2. ② Weidong Ferry will take the necessary measures to make it easier for you to withdraw your consent (or to withdraw from membership) than for us to gather such information.
  9. 9. Storage and Disposal of the Privacy Information
    1. ① While you receive the services provided by Weidong Ferry as a member of Weidong Ferry, your privacy information will be kept by Weidong Ferry and used for providing such services.
    2. ② If a member of Weidong Ferry deletes his/her ID or makes a request to withdraw from membership in accordance with Article 8 ‘Withdrawal of consent regarding submission, use, and provision of the privacy information in relation to the privacy policy (withdrawal from the membership)’ above, your information will be deleted from our hard disc in an irrevocable manner, so that the information will never be accessible or usable again, unless preservation of such information is required by related laws or regulations.
  10. 10. Technical and Managerial Measures to Protect the Privacy Information
    1. 1) Technical measures
      1. ① Weidong Ferry will, in order to prevent leakage of your privacy information by hacking attacks, etc., use devices that will prevent attacks or infiltration from outside. And, we have installed an infiltration detection system to monitor the system for any infiltration 24 hours a day.
      2. ② Weidong Ferry has implemented anti-virus software and encryption algorithm for transmitting the privacy information over the network to protect your privacy information.
      3. ③ In the case of other damages to the privacy information of the members, Weidong Ferry is backing up the system and the data in preparation for any unexpected incidents.
      4. ④ The computer rooms and the archival rooms of the company have been established as a special protection area, to which access is controlled.
    2. 2) Managerial Measures
      1. ① Weidong Ferry has minimized the number of managers and limits access to the privacy information by the employees in order to protect the privacy information. And, we manage the passwords of the administrators with the utmost care. The limited number of personnel who are allowed to access the privacy information are as follows;
        The persons who perform marketing tasks directly in contact with the users
        The privacy information management supervisors, management officers, and other persons who manage the privacy information
        The persons who are required to handle the privacy information due to the nature of their work
      2. ② The employees of emission trading system will not disclose or provide the privacy information of the members that they came across in the course of their duties.
      3. ③ Weidong Ferry will use any possible means to authenticate the identity of users when handling the privacy information due to requests for passwords made by the users themselves, etc., and will do its best to ensure the information is handled safely.
      4. ④ Weidong Ferry provides regular internal training and commissioned outside training to the employees who handle the privacy information so that they can obtain new security skills and be reminded of their duties to protect the privacy information.
      5. ⑤ When we recruit new employees, we have them sign a declaration not to leak the privacy information. And, we also have established internal procedures to monitor the employees’ performance of and compliance with the requirements regarding the privacy information.
      6. ⑥ The changing of personnel who are involved in the handling of privacy information is conducted with security measures in place. And, responsibility for any incidents involving the privacy information after newly joining the company or resigning from it is made clear.
      7. ⑦ Weidong Ferry will not take any responsibility for the consequences of the personal mistakes of the users or the fundamental risks associated with the Internet. In order to protect the privacy information of the users, you need to manage your IDs and passwords properly and be responsible about them.
      8. ⑧ If it is found out that the privacy information has been leaked, tampered with, lost, or damaged due to the mistakes of the administrator or accidents related to the technical management, the ‘mall’ will inform you immediately and seek to put in place appropriate measures and remedies .
      9. ⑨ We store the privacy information and the normal data separately in different servers, and the two are not commingled.
  11. 11. Links

    Weidong Ferry can provide the users with the links to websites or data of other companies. Since Weidong Ferry does not have any control over other such websites or the data in them, Weidong Ferry does not assume any responsibility or provide any warranty on the usefulness of the services or data provided by other such websites. In the case of clicking the links on Weidong Ferry’s website and moving to other such websites, the privacy policy of other such website does not have anything to do with Weidong Ferry. So, you are kindly advised to review the policies of other such websites when you visit them.

  12. 12. Posts
    1. 1) Weidong Ferry values the posts made by the members and will protect them from tampering, damages, or deletion through its best efforts, except for the following;
      1. ① Spams (ex: Letter of Luck, 800 Million Letters, advertisement of a specific website, etc.)
      2. ② Defaming or slandering posts, spreading false information to defame other people.
      3. ③ Disclosing personal information of others without consent
      4. ④ Contents that are in violation of the copyright of Weidong Ferry, the third-party copyrights, or other rights
      5. ⑤ Posts that are not related to the themes of the bulletin
    2. 2) Fundamentally, the overall rights and responsibilities of the posts are with the composer of the content. Also, since it is difficult to have the information that is voluntarily disclosed protected, we advise you to use caution before disclosing such information.
  13. 13. Protection of the Privacy Information of Children
    Weidong Ferry has implemented following mechanisms in order to provide the privacy information of children under 14;
    1. ① Children under 14 are required to use a separate form to sign up for the membership. And, we request them to provide the consent of a legal guardian when collecting their privacy information.
    2. ② The consent will be made by entering the name, resident registration number, and contact information of the legal guardian, as well as other procedures set forth in the ‘Privacy Information Protection Guideline’ announced by the Ministry of Information and Communication.
    3. ③ The legal guardian of children under 14 may demand access to, correction, or deletion of the privacy information of the children. The ‘mall’ will take the necessary measures immediately upon such a request.
    4. ④ Weidong Ferry will not provide the privacy information of children under 14 or share such information with third parties.
    5. ⑤ If the legal guardians of children under 14 demand corrections of the errors in the privacy information gathered from children, the use and provision of such privacy information will be prohibited until such errors are corrected.
    6. ⑥ We will not send advertisement materials or proposals to the users indicated as children being under 14 or entice them to disclose more information by means of games, gifts, or events.
  14. 14. Rights and Obligations of the Members
    1. ① We need you to update your privacy information and keep it up to date, in order to prevent unexpected incidents. The responsibility for any incidents resulting from incorrect privacy information provided by the members will be with the members themselves. You may lose your membership if you provided us with false privacy information or the privacy information of others.
    2. ② You have the right to have your privacy information protected, as well as the obligation not to violate the information of others. Use caution to protect your privacy information, including the passwords, and be careful not to damage the personal information of others including their posts. If you fail to fulfill such responsibilities and compromise other people’s information or dignity, you may face punishment in accordance with the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization And Information Protection.
  15. 15. Statement of the Privacy Information Management Supervisor and the Management Officers
    1. ① Weidong Ferry has designated a Privacy Information Management Supervisor to protect the privacy information of the users. If you have any suggestions or complaints to file with regard to your privacy information, please send an e-mail to kjkim@weidong.com or call us at 02-3271-6721. We will file your complaints or suggestions immediately and inform you of the results of our actions taken with regard to them.
    2. ② Privacy Information Management Supervisor
      Name: Kijong Kim
      Organization: Information Technology Team, Strategic Planning Department
      Contact: 02-3271-6721
    3. ③ Privacy Information Management Officer
      Name: Soi Kim
      Organization: Information Technology Team, Strategic Planning Department
      Contact: 02-3271-6725
    4. ④ If you need more help with your privacy information, please contact the Privacy Information Violation Report Center, Information Protection Certification Committee, the Internet Crime Investigation Center of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, and the Cyber Crime Investigation Unit of the National Police Agency.
  16. 16. Duty of Notification

    The current version of our privacy policy has been revised since July 1, 2005. And, before any future addition, deletion, or amendment of the policy due to changes in the government’s policy or security technology, such an amendment will be announced from at least 10 days before the scheduled implementation of such an amendment.

    • Privacy Policy Version Number: v1.0
    • Privacy policy implementation date: July 1, 2005
    • The latest date of amendment to the privacy policy: July 1, 2005