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Privacy Policy


This VATECH Networks Privacy Policy(“Privacy Policy”) applies to online websites, services and products(each, a “Service”, and collectively, the "Services") that link or refer to this Privacy Policy, and that are provided and operated by or for VATECH EWOO Holdings Co. Ltd., or its affiliates and their respective subsidiaries(together “VATECH Networks”, “we” or “us”). Unless a different policy is provided on a particular service, site or application, in which case such different policy shall govern and control.

This policy sets out how we use and protect the information that you provide to us or that we otherwise collect through your use of the Services. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. Your use of any of the Services indicates that you have read, accepted and agreed to the VATECH Networks privacy practices, as outlined in this Privacy Policy and any other applicable terms.

Purpose of Use

We may use your personal information for any of the following purposes. No personal information will be used for other purposes than purposes specified below. We will request for separate consent from you when the purpose of use is changed:

  ・ to register you for a Service or to provide customized Services (including processing any searches or requests for information about our products or services, or providing customized services), and to allow you to use those features;
  ・ for assessment and analysis of our market, customers, products and services to develop new Services (including asking you for your opinions on our products and services and carrying out customer surveys);
  ・ to enable us to monitor, review and improve the products and services we offer;
  ・ for internal record keeping purposes;
  ・ for marketing purposes; and
  ・ to conduct free prize drawings, prize competitions or promotions, as permitted by applicable law.

Personal Information We Collect

In general, you can use many of our Services without giving us any personal information. However, for some Services or certain features within some Services, we will request or may collect information about you, such as your name, e-mail address, place of work(e.g., clinic name, clinic address, clinic telephone number), product information and records of transactions. You can choose whether or not to provide this information, but you will be able to access our full Service features only if you have submitted the information required for the registration process.

Following information could be automatically created and collected during your use of the internet service when available, which is anonymous:
  ・ IP information, records of visits, records of faulty usage, etc.

Sharing Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their own independent marketing or business purposes without your consent or except as required or permitted by related laws and regulations. However, we may disclose your personal information, within the Purposes of Use specified above, as follows:

 ・ to VATECH Networks affiliates and their respective subsidiaries;
 ・ to service providers that help us provide the Services to you to the extent it is needed to perform their duties and functions;
 ・ when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Services and applicable laws. We may also disclose such information when we have good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of VATECH Networks, business partners, customers or others as required or permitted by law;
 ・ to the purchaser or potential purchaser of our rights and obligations relating to our Services, in which case personal information held by us about our customers will be a transferred asset of any purchase, and we may transfer your personal information to such third party; or
 ・ where it is necessary in order to pursue our legitimate interests, or if we are required to or are permitted to do so by law.

We may, from time to time, transfer or merge any personal information which have been collected offline to our online databases or store off-line information in an electronic format. We may also combine personal data we collect online with information we obtain from other sources, including information received from our affiliates and their respective subsidiaries, marketing companies or advertisers. We may share personal information and non-personal information with any VATECH Networks affiliate or its subsidiary. For a description of VATECH Networks, please visit our web site at: www.vatech.co.kr. Each of the VATECH Networks with whom we share your personal information will use your information in a manner consistent with the purposes for which it was originally collected (or to which you subsequently consented) and only as permitted under this Privacy Policy, any applicable country or web site privacy statements, and all applicable privacy and data protection laws.

Consent to International Transfer of Information

By using or participating in any service and/or providing VATECH Networks with your information, you consent to the collection, transfer, storage and processing of your information outside of your jurisdiction of residence, consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Entrusting Personal Information

We do not entrust your personal information to third parties to handle without your consent. If a necessity arises in the future, we will notify you of the consignee and its task and will obtain your consent in advance.

Your Rights and How to Exercise

You have rights to request us followings related to personal information protection at any time:
 ・ to access your personal information which we collect;
 ・ to modify your personal information;
 ・ to delete your personal information; and
 ・ to stop our handling of your personal information

Please help us to ensure that your information is accurate and up to date. If you think that any of your information is incorrect or incomplete, please inform our customer service department or Privacy manager. You or your legal representative(together “you”, same in this paragraph) can request the above by letter, telephone, e-mail or FAX, and we will fulfill your requests without delay after the identity authentication process. In case you request modification or deletion of your personal information, we will not use or share your personal information until we complete the requested actions.

Destruction of Personal Information

In principle, your personal information is destroyed without delay when the purpose of collecting and using the information is fulfilled. However we may retain and use your information for the period of time you separately agree or as required under any contract or by applicable law.

In case we are bound to retain your personal information according to the paragraph above, we transfer the personal information to a separate database or store in a separate place.

We destroy your personal information using low-level format by which any electronically archived information cannot be recovered. Also hard copies containing your personal information will be shredded or burned.

Protecting your Personal Information

We maintain reasonable safeguards as followings to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of your personal information against unauthorized access, destruction, disclosure, use or alteration:
 ・ Administrative measures : We set the Internal Management Provisions For Personal Information and perform it, and have staff training regularly.
 ・ Technical security measures : We use encryption and password protection where appropriate, set the access control system, and install security programs.
 ・ Physical security measures : We control access to the security facilities, and limit access to your personal information(that is, only employees who carry out the purposes referenced above have access to your information).

Children and Parents

We recognize the importance of safeguarding the privacy of children and encourage all parents and guardians to regularly check and monitor their children’s online activities. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children without the consent of his parent or guardian. If we learn that a child has provided us with any personal information, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such personal information as soon as possible.

Privacy Manager

We have appointed Privacy Manager, who is in charge of personal information protection, to assist you with your requests, complaints or to help a remedy for damage. If you have questions, concerns or complaints about your privacy, please contact us as follows:

 ・ Privacy Manager
   - Name : Hyunjun Wang (Security Control Team Manager)
   - Address : VATECH EWOO Holdings Co., Ltd., 23-8 Seoku-dong, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, 445-170 Korea
   - Telephone : +82-31-8015-6111
   - FAX : +82-31-8015-6196
   - E-mail : privacy@vatechewoo.com

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, by posting a prominent announcement on our web site or, in the event of a material change, by notifying by e-mail all customers whose personal information we have retained.

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Tel: +82-31-679-2000
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