Effective Date: January 17, 2017
Information Collection and Use
We collect personal information in two ways. First, we collect information you provide to us in optional, voluntary submissions, such as in registration forms, requests for customer service. Second, some personal information may be collected automatically.
We may also obtain information, including personal information, from third party sources. If we directly combine information from third parties with personal information that we have collected, we will treat the combined information as personal information and handle it in accordance with this policy. In addition, please note that we may solicit third parties to collect personal information on our behalf and in such cases we instruct those third parties to comply with this policy and all applicable data protection laws.
When you use SAART service for membership subscription (or service subscription), smooth customer consultation and various services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to name, email address, password, country and city, date of birth.
Data Retention and Correctness
Please note that some data may be further retained if necessary to resolve disputes, comply with technical and legal requirements, and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of services.
We use ‘cookies’ to frequently store and retrieve information from you in order to provide personalized and customized services. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by the server used to run the website. These cookies are stored on your computer hard disks. When you visit a website later, the website server is used to read the contents of the cookies stored on your hard disks to maintain your preferences and provide customized services.
You have the option of installing cookies. Therefore, you can allow all cookies, check each time cookies are saved, or refuse to save all cookies by setting all options in the web browser. However, if you refuse to store cookies, you may have difficulty in using some of the services, such as those that require login.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
We can provide information, after being processed so that specific individuals are not recognized, when needed for drawing statistics, academic research, or market research, if you have agreed in advance, or upon the request of investigative agencies for the purpose of investigation or on the ground of laws and regulations. We may use third parties to collect and process personal data on RS & COMPANY’s behalf and in according to our instructions. We are not liable for the acts and omissions of these third parties, except as provided by mandatory law.
Changing or Deleting Your Information
You may ask for inquiring your personal information to be registered, for correcting or deleting, and for amending or canceling the processing of your personal information. If you do not agree to our personal information processing, you may reject to agree or request for termination of subscription (membership withdrawal). However, in such cases, it may be difficult to use some or all of the services.
If you request correction of an error in personal information, we do not use or provide the personal information until correction is completed. Also, if wrong personal information is already provided to a third party, we notify the third party without delay and correct the result.
We will give an individual, either you or a subscriber, access to any personal information we hold about them within 30 days of any request for that information. Individuals may request to access, correct, amend or delete information we hold about them by contacting us. Unless it is prohibited by law, we will remove any personal information about an individual, either you or a subscriber, from our servers at your or their request. There is no charge for an individual to access or update their personal information.
We encrypt, store and manage personal information securely according to relevant provision or internal policies. We do our best to prevent leakage or damage your personal information by hacking or computer virus. We back up data in case of damage to personal information. We use the latest security patches and firewalls to prevent personal information or data from being leaked or damaged.
We securely transmit personal information on the network through encrypted communication. We use intrusion prevention system to control unauthorized access from outside, and try to have all possible technical devices to ensure system security.
Obligation of Notice
Policy Toward Children
We obtain the consent of legal representatives when we collect personal information from children under the age of 14, or provide information to third parties that have already been collected, or use the information beyond the agreed range. Therefore, children under the age of 14 can register their information only if they have obtained the consent from their legal representatives.
International Users and Self-Regulatory Frameworks
If you utilize our sites and/or services from any other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from the law of Republic of Korea, please note that you may be transferring your personal data outside of those jurisdictions to Republic of Korea. Republic of Korea does not have the same data protection law as the other regions. By providing personal information under this policy, you consent to the use of your personal information in accordance with this policy and the transfer of your personal Information to Republic of Korea.
Links to Third-Party Websites
Questions & Concerns
You may report all personal information related complaints arising from your use of our services to the person in charge of personal information management or to the department. We will respond promptly and adequately to your complaints.
Person in Charge
Name: Kang, Jae-Yeon
Organization: RS & COMPANY, Inc.