Update : Saturday, February 24, 2018
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'TKDNews' (“us,” “we,” or “our”) operates http://eng.tkdnews.com (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

1.Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, 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 your name, ethnicity, nationality, ideology, belief, place of origin, political attitude, and criminal record (“Personal Information”).

For a personal user (“Personal User”), the Personal Information such as full name, username, password and e-mail address is required.

For a corporate user (“Corporate User”), the required information includes corporate name, business registration number, address, telephone number, username, password, responsible staff name and e-mail address.

For a personal user under the age of 14 (“Minor”), the required information includes full name, username, password, e-mail address, and name and e-mail address of guardian or parent. The Personal Information of Minor will not be collected unless a special case dictates the collection. In such case, we will request for the Personal Information with the consent of the guardian. Minor may view and change the Personal Information, and terminate the Account.

The following optional information will be required: any transactional information including, but not limited to, credit card information, bank account information, mobile telephone number.

2.Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spend on those pages and other statistics.


We may use your Personal Information: (1) to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information; (2) to provide with the requested Content; (3) to send an invoice; (4) to send a package; (5) to execute a transaction of purchase; and (6) to provide financial services.

4.Third Party

We may provide your Personal Information to selected Third Party for the Content and Service improvement. We are required by the Personal Information Protection Act of the Republic of Korea to notify you with any Third Party that we provide your Personal Information.

NDSoft Ltd. (“Third Party”) will have access to your Personal Information regarding the Site improvement per Agreement with us. Your Personal Information will be accessible by the Third Party until either the Termination of your Agreement or termination of our contract with the Third Party.


Your Personal Information will be stored for one (1) year for the legal purpose of preventing the re-registration of any faulty user and investigative cooperation with defamation and infringement.

Your Personal Information will be stored for the legal purpose of record of contract and subscription for five (5) years.

Your Personal Information will be stored for the legal purpose of transaction record for five (5) years.

Your Personal Information will be stored for the legal purpose of record of conflict resolution and customer satisfaction for three (3) years.

Your Personal Information will be stored for the legal purpose of personal verification for six (6) months.

Your Personal Information will be stored for the legal purpose of visit record for three (3) months.


Your Personal Information may be checked, verified or changed at any time. You may request for the Termination of your Account at any time. Your Personal Information is viewable after your log-in into the Site, and your Personal Information excluding your full name, username and password may be change. You may be limited from registering to the Site again after the Termination of your Account.

The destruction procedure for your Personal Information involves the relocation of the database (in filing for actual document) and maintained for Storage before destruction.

Your Personal Information will be maintained only for the purpose of Storage.

We will shred the actual document containing your Personal Information or remove the electronic database with technological impossibility to recover your Personal Information.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

9.Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us (webmaster@eng.tkdnews.com).


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