Seoul Music Awards regards the privacy of users as highly important and complies with all regulations concerning the protection of personal information as required by any applicable laws and regulations concerning privacy, including the Personal Information Protection Act, the Act on Promotion of Utilization of Information and Communications Network, as well as the Act on the Protection and Use of Location Information.
1. Purposes of the Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information collected by the Company is used for the following purposes:
Most of our Services and parts of our website are only accessible if you register a user account with Seoul Music Awards and complete and submit the information required for the registration process.
We may request you to provide us with personal information about you which may comprise ID(Facebook, Twitter, Weibo), Profile name, your device information, SNS type, Profile image details of your visits to our Services or website or other information specifically required to offer our Services to you.
Some of the personal information that we collect about you will be "Personal Data". This means information and data related to you and which may be used to identify you.
2. How we use your Personal Data
We use your Personal Data where this is required to provide our Services or parts there of (including our website) to you and generally to fulfill our contractual obligations towards you. In particular, we may use your Personal Data for any of the following purposes, provided that this is permissible under applicable law;
• to register you and to enable you to use our Services or website;
• to administer our Services or website (including any searches or requests for information about our products or Services);
• to enable us to monitor, review and improve the products and services which we offer;
• for the purposes of software verification or administering software upgrades;
• to allow you to participate in surveys and other activities about our products and services.
To the extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, (a) we may combine the Personal Data that we collect about you through our Services or website with information that you provide to us by other means and (b) we may store that information together in a combined database or in separate databases.
We will not retain your Personal Data for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was intended or initially collected, or as required under any contract with you or by applicable law. We will delete your Personal Data once you inform us that you will no longer be using our Services unless and to the extent we are required to retain your Personal Data for legitimate reasons (e.g. due to legal requirements or if we still need your Personal Data to process the contractual relationship with you, such as billing or accounting) or if a deletion of your Personal Data would only be possible with unreasonable efforts, in which case we will lock your Personal Data instead of a deletion. We will not collect an excessive amount of Personal Data about you or any information that is not relevant to the purposes it was collected for.
3. Direct Marketing
We may use your Personal Data for marketing purposes, in particular to display to you or present you with advertisements and promotion materials, to inform you about our products or to conduct free prize draws and prize competitions and other such information which we believe may be of interest to you based on your use of and your interests in our Services, always provided that such use complies with applicable laws.
We will only send you any advertisement, marketing or promotional material or product information, if you have elected to receive such information by email and/or post when you completed the registration process. Depending on the jurisdiction you reside in and in accordance with applicable laws in your country we may ask you to expressly consent to such use before we send you any marketing or promotional material or before we send you any product information.
4. Sharing of your Personal Information
We will not share or disclose your Personal Data to any third party (including Seoul Music Awards's Subsidiaries) without your consent, except (a) where this is necessary in order to provide our Services to you, (b) to pursue our legitimate interests or (c) if we are required to disclose your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation or the decision of a judicial authority or (d) where we are otherwise permitted to do so by applicable law. We will never share your Personal Data with third parties if this is not permissible under applicable law.
You acknowledge that any Personal Data that you submit to our Services or website which is typically visible to others (e.g. blogs, forums and discussion pages) may result in such information being published and being visible to others. You should take common sense precautions about the Personal Data you provide in such environments and acknowledge that your Personal Data will be published in such a way for others to see.
We are committed to ensure that your Personal Data is kept and stored securely and we maintain reasonable physical, technical and organisational measures and procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect through our Services and our website.
This has been done with a view to preventing unauthorised or unlawful processing of your Personal Data and accidental, unauthorised or unlawful access, use, processing, copying, alteration, transfer, loss or destruction of, or damage to your Personal Data. Whilst we have done all of this, and comply with the standards required by applicable laws, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Data is secure when submitted or otherwise communicated through insecure means.
We protect the security of your Personal Data by;
• using encryption where appropriate;
• using password protection where appropriate; and
However, these measures do not release you from taking appropriate steps to keep your Personal Data safe and secure, in particular by avoiding obvious user ID's or passwords, by changing your password regularly and by ensuring that you do not disclose your password(s) or grant any other person access to your user account and your Personal Data.
6. Links to external content resources
Our Services or website may link or direct you to other websites, services or external content resources which are outside of our control. Whilst we try to ensure that we link or direct you only to services or websites that share our privacy and security standards, once you have left our Services or our website we cannot safeguard and are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any Personal Data which you provide on other websites. You should exercise caution and review the privacy statement applicable to the respective service or website. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies.
8. Privacy Officers, Inquiries, and Reporting
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Services.
The Company employs privacy officers who are responsible for the protection of the users’ personal information and the handling of complaints concerning their personal information. For any questions concerning a users’ personal information, please contact the Privacy Officer, below:
• Song Gil Young (CEO) ㅣ firstname.lastname@example.org