PRIVACY POLICY

Digital Chosun Inc. ("Digital Chosun") respects privacy rights and is strongly committed to protecting your privacy online. By continuing to use this site, you agree to abide by the conditions of this agreement. We are committed to bringing you information tailored to your individual needs and recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of your personally identifiable information. In adopting this privacy policy, our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using personally identifiable information and your reasonable expectations of privacy.

1. The use of this Service (including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of Korea and other countries. All individual articles, content and other elements comprising this Service are also copyrighted work. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in this Service.

2. Except for content you have posted on this Service, or unless expressly permitted, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of this Service, except that you may download material from this Service for your own personal use as follows: you may make one machine readable copy and/or one print copy limited to occasional articles of personal interest only. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any part of this Service over any network, including a local area network, nor sell or offer it for sale.

3. Digital Chosun has been specially designed for presentation of content in a unique format and appearance to our users. Neither you nor any third party shall make use of the contents of the Service in any manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights, including copyright, or that has not been authorized by us.

4. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Digital Chosun or a designated service provider collect personal information that you voluntarily provide on this website, which may include your name, address, e-mail address, credit card number, etc. We may ask you for other information at other times -- such as when you enter a contest or participate in a promotion, when you post an online ad, when you participate in our message boards, or when you order products from us. We use this information to communicate with you and to provide you with your requested service or product. You may instruct Digital Chosun at any time not to use your personal information to provide you with information, special offers, or promotions. Whenever you provide personally identifiable information to us, we will make an effort to link to our privacy policy.

5. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Digital Chosun may disclose your personal information to affiliates or unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, or other legal process; (b) to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Digital Chosun or other; (c) to enforce any terms of service on the website; or (d) to provide you with the services or products requested by you and to perform other activities related to such services.

6. USE OF COOKIES: Digital Chosun or a designated service provider may use "cookies" or similar electronic tools to collect information, such as the IP address of your computer, to enhance your experience with this website. Any information collected by the cookies used by Digital Chosun will be collected anonymously and will not be used by Digital Chosun to subsequently identify you or to prepare the collection, processing, or use of personal information about you without your prior consent.

7. Just as Digital Chosun requires users to respect our copyrights, and those of our affiliates and partners, we respect the copyrights of others. If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us either by mail to 52, Sejongdaero 21-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-101, Republic of Korea or to englishnews@chosun.com. Any personal information you provide in your email will be used only for purposes related to your email.