<Journal of Communications and Networks official website>(jcn.or.kr,’ hereafter referred to as ‘JCN website’) processes personal information for the following purposes and does not use this information for any other purposes besides the following:
- Confirmation of intent to join as a member, certifying user identification in accordance with the institute’s service provisions, membership maintenance, payment for the supply of goods and services, and the supply, delivery, etc. of goods and services.
At any time, an individual may exercise the following protections concerning their personal data on the ‘JCN’ website.
The ‘JCN website’ processes the following personal data items:
In principle, the ‘JCN website’ destroys the corresponding personal data without delay when the purpose of data processing is achieved. The procedure, deadline, and methods of data destruction are as follows:
① The ‘JCN website’ is responsible for handling personal data, and the persons in charge of handling complaints and compensation on subjects related to personal data protection are designated as follows:
▶ Personal data privacy officer
Name: Grace Kim | Position: Manager | Contact: TEL : 02-3453-5555 (Ext. 6), E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
▶ Department of personal data protection
Department Name: Medsoft
Person in charge: Son Soo-dong I Contact: TEL 1600-4605, E-mail email@example.com
② You may use the service (or business) provided by the JCN website to contact the personal data privacy officer or the department of personal data protection with inquiries, complaints, and requests for compensation as they relate to personal data protection.
According to Article 29 of the Personal Information Protection Act, the JCN website takes the following technical, administrative, physical measures necessary to secure safety:
Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of these terms and conditions (henceforth referred to as ‘terms’) is to stipulate matters concerning the conditions and procedures for the use of all websites (jcn.or.kr, henceforth referred to as ‘services’) provided by The Korean Institute of Communications and Information Science corporation (henceforth referred to as the ‘institute’) and its patrons (henceforth referred to as ‘members’).
Article 2 (Definitions of Terms)
The terms used in this agreement are defined as follows:
Article 3 (Validity and changes to these terms and conditions)
Article 4 (Rules not included in terms)
For items not explicitly stated in these terms and conditions, the related acts and terms of each service should be applied.
Article 5 (Establishment of service user agreement)
Article 6 (Applying for use)
The application can be completed by accessing the service online and filling out the institute’s application form. All members must provide their own information to use the service. A member who has not registered their exact information, such as in the event of stealing another’s information or registering with false information, shall not claim any rights in connection with the use of the service and may be punished in accordance with the relevant laws.
Article 7 (Consent and restrictions on applying for use)
Article 8 (Changes to items in agreement)
Members shall modify the information entered at the time of application online, and the member shall be responsible for any problems caused by their failure to modify.
Article 9 (Institute’s obligations)
The institute shall not divulge or distribute personal data of its members to third parties without their consent. However, this does not apply to cases where there is a request from a state agency pursuant to the provisions of the Framework Act on Telecommunications, etc., where a crime is being investigated, where there is a request from the Information and Communication Ethics Committee, or a request in accordance with the procedures prescribed by other relevant statutes.
The institute may prepare and use statistical data and personal information of all members related to its work within the scope of paragraph 1.
In order to provide continuous and stable service, the institute shall repair and restore damages to the facility without delay unless there is an unavoidable circumstance.
Article 10 (Member’s obligations)
Article 11 (Member user ID and Password Obligations)
The member shall be responsible for the management of their user ID and password. The member shall be responsible for all consequences of negligence, and the institute shall not be held liable for any negligence on their part.
Article 12 (Service availability)
In principle, the service shall operate 24 hours a day throughout the year unless there is a special disruption of the institute’s business or technology. However, the institute may suspend the service on a day or time set by the association for regular system inspection, extension, or replacement. The members will be notified in advance of suspensions of the service due to scheduled maintenance.
The institute may temporarily suspend all or part of the service without prior notice in the case of unavoidable circumstances such as urgent system inspection, extension, or replacement, equipment failure, power outage, etc.
Article 13 (Member posts, etc.)
Article 14 (Post copyrights)
Copyrights and other intellectual property rights to posts or works created by the institute belong to the institute.
The copyright of a member’s post on the service belongs to the member who posted it, and the association cannot use its content without the consent of the author. However, in non-profit cases, posts by registered members may be used free of charge, without permission of the author to a reasonable extent in accordance with the fair practices prescribed in the Copyright Act. Members shall not use information obtained using the service for commercial reasons, such as manufacturing or selling it.
Article 15 (Providing information)
The institute may provide members with various information deemed necessary for the use of the service by e-mail, mail, SMS, telephone, etc. If the member does not wish to receive information, they can apply for refusal to receive information when applying for membership or in the member information modification menu.
Article 16 (Contract cancellation and restrictions on use)
Article 17 (Damage compensation)
As it concerns the use of services provided free of charge, the institute shall not be liable for any damage to its members unless it was done intentionally or by the negligence of the institute.
Article 18 (Indemnity clause)
If the institute is unable to provide services due to natural disaster, war, or other force majeure equivalent thereto, it is waived from the responsibility of providing services.
The institute is waived from responsibility for damages caused by unavoidable circumstances such as repair, replacement, regular inspection, construction, etc. of service facilities.
The institute is waived from responsibility for the member’s failure to use the service due to reasons attributable to the member. The institute shall not be responsible for the failure or loss of a member’s expected profit from using the service, nor shall it be liable for damages caused by the data obtained while using the service.
The institute shall not be responsible for the contents of various information or data, or the reliability and accuracy of facts, etc. posted by its members, nor shall they be liable for damages caused by the data obtained while using the service.
Article 19 (Notices)
When the institute gives the member notice, the member may replace individual notices by using the email address provided by the institute or by posting it on the bulletin board for more than five days.
Article 20 (Jurisdictions and governing law)
Matters not specified in these terms shall be governed by the relevant laws and customs of the Republic of Korea, such as the Telecommunications Business Act. In the case that a lawsuit is filed as a result of the use of this service, the courts shall have jurisdiction over the institute’s office of the secretariat.
This agreement is effective from January 1, 2022.
Article Processing Charge will be refunded in full, excluding necessary expenses, if a refund is requested prior to publication. There will be no refund after publication.