• Privacy Policy
  • Pulsenews.co.kr ("we" or "our" or "us") respects privacy rights and complies with personal information and digital network usage laws. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of your personally identifiable information. Our privacy policy applies to each page of our Web and mobile sites unless otherwise noted. Please review our privacy policy thoroughly and check back frequently as we may revise our policy without prior notification.
  • 1. Collection and use of personal information:
  • - We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide on this website, which may include your name, address, e-mail address, login ID, password, etc. We may ask you for other information such as when you post an online ad, or when you participate in our message boards. We may also collect non-personally identifiable information in the process of providing our services including Internet Protocol address, cookie, browser type, operating system and time of visit.

    - We use this information to communicate with you and to provide you with your requested service or product. We use your information to verify the user and to record the usage of our services to identify any faulty service. Your information may be used to provide marketing information and opportunity to participate in events and to analyze usage of our services in order to improve our content and service. You may instruct us at any time not to use your personal information. Your personally identifiable information you provide to us will be protected by our privacy policy.
  • 2. Disclosure of personal information:
  • - We do not share your personal information with third parties unless you agree to share your information.

    - We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law or if there is a request from investigative agencies following procedures and methods as set forth by the law; to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Pulsenews.co.kr or other; to enforce any terms of service on the website; and to provide you with the services or products requested by you and to perform other activities related to such services.
  • 3. Cookies:
  • - We may use "cookies" to enhance your experience with this website, to analyze the frequency of visit to our site and to understand the preference of our users to improve our content. Any information collected by the cookies will be collected anonymously and will not be used by us without your prior consent.

    - You may opt to block cookies by changing your privacy preference regarding the use of cookies on your browser. But you may experience difficulty in using certain services if you block cookies.
  • 4. Protection of personal information:
  • We take security precautions to prevent the loss, theft, unauthorized access, alteration or damage to your personal information.

    - We protect important personal information by encrypting the file. - We strive to prevent your personal information from being intercepted or damaged due to hacking or computer viruses. We have established a reasonable companywide system regarding authority to process personal information and are doing all we can to restrict access to personal information.

    - We have minimized the number of employees with access to your personal information. We have staff training sessions to instruct personnel on the latest Internet security technology and personal information protection responsibility.

    - We are not responsible for personal information disclosure that occurs because of your carelessness. Please also be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Be extra careful about safeguarding your personal information when using public computers.
  • 5. Disposal of personal information:
  • - We dispose of your personal information as soon as we fulfill the objective of collecting the information. But we keep faulty service records for one year to provide better service to our users, as well as identity verification records for six months and site visit records for three months to comply with applicable laws. We don’t use the information for any other purpose than as specified by the law.

    - As soon as we fulfill the objective of collecting your information, we discard your information by moving your information to a separate database. Personal information in electronic form is removed using technology that precludes reproduction of the data, and information on paper is shredded or incinerated.
  • 6. Copyright
  • The use of Service (including, but not limited to, text, photographs and graphics content) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of South Korea and other countries. All individual articles, content and other elements comprising Service are also copyrighted work. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in this site.

    - Except for content you have posted on Pulsenews.co.kr, 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 Service.

    - Distribution of our content is strictly restricted except that you may download material from this site 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.

  • 7. As Pulsenews.co.kr requires users to respect our copyrights
  • and those of our affiliates and partners, we respect the copyrights of our users and others. If you find out 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 Maekyung Media Center, 190, Toegye-ro Jung-gu, Seoul, 04627, South Korea or to pulse@mk.co.kr. Any personal information you provide in your email will be used only for purposes related to your email.