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Introduction

Samhwa Paints takes your privacy seriously.
We are committed to protecting your private information provided to us when you visit our website.
In an effort to observe all the privacy related laws including the Act on Promotion of Information & Communication Network
Utilization and Information Protection, the Telecommunications Business Act, the Online Privacy Protection Act, we set out
and abide by the following privacy policy.

With the privacy policy posted on the main page of the website, users can easily check our privacy statement.

This policy may change at any time due to modification of related laws and guidelines, or the company’s management policy. Changes in this policy will be notified on the website right away.
You should check this page often to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes.

Contents

  1. 1.General
  2. 2. Information Collected
  3. 3. Use of Collected Information
  4. 4. Information Sharing and Disclosure
  5. 5. Reading and Editing Information
  6. 6. Ability to Withdraw Agreement on This Privacy Policy
  7. 7. Time of Storing and Using Information
  8. 8. Confidentiality and Security
  9. 9. Cookies
  10. 10. Technical and Administrative Safeguards to Protect Privacy
  11. 11. Links to Other Websites
  12. 12. Bulletin Board
  13. 13. Users’ Rights and Obligations
  14. 14. Questions and Suggestions
  15. 15. Transmission of Advertising Information
  16. 16. Changes to this Privacy Policy
1. General

Personal information means information that can identify an individual such as name and birth date you provide to use when registering on the site.

Samhwa Paints is committed to protecting the privacy of the registered users and abide by privacy policy stated in the Act on Promotion of Information & Communication Network Utilization and Information Protection and the Privacy Protection Guidelines enacted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you visit this site.

With the privacy policy posted on the main page of the website, users can easily check our privacy statement.
We will continue to update this policy according to necessary procedures and will notify you about any changes by giving the updated policy statement a new version number.

2. Information Collected

We place a content procedure regarding this privacy policy.
When you sign on to this site, you can see ‘Agree’, ‘Disagree’ box that you can click to indicate that you agree or do not agree to this policy. If you click the ‘Agree’ button,
you are considered to review our privacy policy of the site and agree to our collection of your personal information.

3. Use of Collected Information

You can freely access to the contents of this site without registering. To offer more advanced and quality services, however, some contents are provided only to registered users who are asked for personal information

We request personal information for the following purpose.
- Name, ID, password, resident registration number, birth date, sex : to identify users
- Email address, address, phone number : to do smooth communication with you such as sending notices and fulfill your requests, and inform new services, news and event.
- Address, phone number : to confirm accurate address to receive prize or free gift
- Birth date, address : to conduct population statistics analysis
- Other information : to customize the content you look for

We may ask you for information to conduct research or statistics analysis, provide free gift and other purpose.
However, we do not collect sensitive information which can violate an individual’s human rights (such as race, ethnic origin, political opinion, philosophical beliefs, hometown, criminal record, sexual practices, or health condition). If needed, however, we collect such information with the individual’s prior consent. We will not disclose personal information unless we have your permission.

This privacy policy does not apply to the practices of other websites linked to this site to collect information.

4. Information Sharing and Disclosure

We use personal information about you only for the purpose mentioned in the ‘Use of Collected Information’ above and do not provide any information to third parties, other companies or agencies.

To provide you with better services,
however, we may share the information with our partners with prior notice to you about the partners we work with,
the information we share, why we share the information and how the information is controlled.

We do not commission the information to third parties. In case we sell the information on commission, however,
we notify you in advance of the company name, the range of information to be commissioned, the purpose, procedures, etc.

We transfer information about you if Samhwa is acquired by or merged with another company.
In this event, we will notify you in advance of the circumstances and procedures,
and offer you the opportunity to opt out of agreeing to our privacy policy.

5. Reading and Editing Information

You can read or edit your personal information registered on this website at any time.
You can read, edit and delete your account information by visiting our ‘Personal Information’ menu.
We do not use or provide any information you request to revise until the information is corrected.
If wrong information is provided to third parties, we will have them correct the information right away.

6. Ability to Withdraw Agreement on This Privacy Policy

You can delete your
You can withdraw your agreement at any time on the collection and use of the information you provide to us when you sign in on this website by visiting ‘Personal Information’ menu of the site.

7. Time of Storing and Using Information

We continue to store your information while you use our services as a registered member. However,
if your delete or revise the registered information directly through the process mentioned in the
‘Reading and Editing Information’ above, or you request to terminate your account,
your personal information is completely deleted from our disk and becomes unavailable to read and use.

As for the personal information gathered for the temporary purpose mentioned in the ‘Use of Collected Information’
(research, event, etc) above, the information becomes unrevivable after the purpose is achieved.

However, the information is kept for a certain period of time if necessary to observe provisions of the related laws and
regulations.

8. Confidentiality and Security

We have administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from being disclosed except under the following circumstances:

  1. (1) Information already disclosed to the public before provided to us
  2. (2) Information disclosed by third parties, not this site
  3. (3) Information we collect from third parties by legal procedures
  4. (4) Information we develop on out own
  5. (5) Information you agree to disclose in written statement
  6. (6) Information requested by law for the purpose of criminal investigations
  7. (7) Information provided in the anonymous form to our partners or research organizations for statistics, research or
    marketing survey
  8. (8) Information requested by other related laws

We notify you when we provide information about you on the request of legal agencies. However, in some legal cases,
we may offer the information without notice to you. We will do your best not to provide personal information indiscreetly
against the original purpose of collection and use.

9. Cookies

This site may use a feature of your browser to send your computer a "cookie". Cookies are used by thousands of web sites in order to enhance your web experience. A cookie is a small data file that assigns a unique anonymous number to your browser (Netscape or internet Explorer) from a web server and is stored on your computer's hard drive.

Cookies allow us to provide you with better services by storing your name and passwords. Cookies identify your computer, not you as an individual.

You can modify your browser setting to refuse all cookies or to inform you when a cookie is being placed on your hard drive. However, if you decline cookies, you may be prevented from using some parts of this site.

10. Technical and Administrative Safeguards to Protect Privacy
  1. (1) Information already disclosed to the public before provided to us
    • We have the technical safeguards to make your information safe.
    • Personal information about you is protected by your own passwords. Any correction or revision of the information can be conducted only by you with the passwords.
    • We use a vaccine program to prevent any damage from computer virus. The vaccine program is updated by periods.
    • In case a sudden virus occurs, we will provide you with a vaccine to protect your information from damage.
    • We also use a system to intercept outside invasion like hacking and analyze weak points of the site.
  2. (2) Administrative Safeguards
    We limit access to personal information about you to employees who:
  • - control personal information
  • - reasonably need to come into contact with the information

We conduct regular education programs for employees who control personal information regarding new security technologies and privacy policy. We also try to prevent the leak of personal information by people in the first place by receiving a written security pledge from all employees and take security steps to check whether the employees observe the privacy olicy. We transfer duties of employees who control personal information in a thorough and confidential way and take clear actions against those who violate this privacy policy.

We make the computer room and the data center a special security zone and limit access to them.

We are not responsible for any incident caused by a user’s mistake or Internet risk. Registered users are responsible for the protection of their personal information by managing their ID and passwords.
If personal information about you is lost, leaked, falsified or damaged by our employee’s mistake or technical problem, we will notify you immediately and take necessary actions to compensate for any loss.

11. Links to Other Websites

This site may contain links to other websites operated by parties other than Samhwa Paints.
However, as we do not have any control over outside websites, we are not responsible for the efficiency of the information and services which you are provided by those sites.

Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in
questions as other sites are not governed by our privacy policy.

12. Bulletin Board

We take your opinion seriously. We are committed to protecting your opinion from being falsified, damaged or deleted,
except the following cases:

  • - Spam-like writings : ex) chain letters, advertisements for a certain site
  • - Writings which circulate false information and damage a person’s honor
  • - Writings which disclose others’ personal information without their consent and violate the copyright of this site or a third-party
  • - Writings which have nothing to do with the subject of bulletin in question

We can delete or revise writings in the bulletin which disclose others’ personal information without their consent.
In other cases, we can delete writings with prior notice to a person in question.

13. Users’ Rights and Obligations

You should note that personal information you voluntarily provide to this site may be collected and used by other people.
This means that you can receive unwanted message from others when you post your personal information on the sites which can be accessed by anyone else.

Securing your ID and passwords is of great importance to protect your privacy.
As you are first responsible for the security of your ID and passwords, you should be very careful when you are online.
In particular, when you are online in a public place, you should log out from the site you visited after using its services for the security of your passwords. At present, it is not 100% safe to transfer date through the Internet.

We make the every effort to protect your privacy.
However, we are not responsible for any incident caused by a user’s mistake or Internet risk.

You should be responsible for any incident caused by your incorrect information.
You have the right for your privacy to be protected and also have obligations to protect yourself and not to violate others’
information.
You should be careful not to damage others’ information posted on this site including writings on the bulletin board.
If not, you may be punished for violation of the Act on Promotion of Information & Communication Network Utilization and
Information Protection.

14. Questions and Suggestions

We have a special team which serves as a liaison to resolve your concern about our privacy statement.
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact our Overseas Business Division at +82-2-742-1366.
We will take immediate actions and notify you of the result.

15. Transmission of Advertising Information

We do not transmit advertising information to you if you refuse to receive such information.

16. Changes to This Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was established on April 1, 2007 and may be updated according to the government’s policy or changes in security technology. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a notice on our site from at least 7 days before the update.

  • This privacy policy took effect on April 1, 2007
  • This privacy policy was last updated on April 1, 2007