Webhard requires necessary information at a minimum for the appropriate provision of the services, and such personal information collected from its members is taken very seriously.
What type of member information is collected and how is used?The personal information that the member provides is collected and used only to provide the optimized services fit for each Webhard member.
First, in order to use the Webhard services, Webhard basically demands your real name, title(gender), City, Province, Country, Occupation, address, zip code, contact phone number, email address, user account (ID), and password. Also for the paid service Webhard demand the number, PW, Expiration date of your credit-card.
Furthermore, in order to provide the more advanced and special services, we may conduct individual or collective surveys to collect the additional information on the basis of membersí» voluntary participation and consent, or may notify the members of the service changes via email.
In principle, the gathered personal information is not used for any other purposes than the original purpose.
However, except when members consent, or under the following circumstances:
1) There is a particular provision prescribed in the applicable laws or statutes.
2) It is necessary for late payment settlement.
3) There is a need to provide the information in personally unidentifiable format for statistical research, academic research or market research only, if any.
How long is personal information retained?Memberí»s personal information is managed and protected by Webhard while they use the services as a Webhard service member, and the information is immediately after it serves its purpose.
However, if there is consent from the member or a specific provision prescribed by applicable laws, it shall be exempted.
Under what circumstances is personal information disclosed?Personal information may be disclosed and shared with the third parties if it has enough justifiable reasons to decide to disclose the personal information of a member, who violates any of the Terms and Conditions of Service, does legal damage to others by the use of the Webhard services, or conducts an offense against public morals and manners, on the purpose of taking a legal action against him or her.
And, Webhard may share the membersí» personal information with the business partners (affiliate companies) so as to provide better services to its members. In such a case, Webhard will seek for your consent before it collects and provides the necessary information.
How are cookies operated and used?As a way to provide the optimized and high quality services to each user, Webhard may use í«cookiesí» in order to save the information about the member. A cookie, which is a tiny data packet to be sent to the userí«s browser by HTTP server (a website hosting server), is saved in your PC hard drive. The members should allow cookies to use the Webhard services,
Surely, each of members has the right of selecting cookies. The member can allow all the cookies by selecting the applicable option on the web browser. The member can go through individual steps of the confirmation whenever cookies are saved. Or, she or he can refuse to save cookies. But, if you reject to save cookies, the Webhard services are not available.
What are the technical, managerial measures Webhard are taking to prevent personal information effluence?Webhard minimizes the number of personal information administrator to protect the membersí» privacy. And Webhard continues to educate the concerned administrators for inspiration and development of countermeasures to protect private information effluence.
Besides, Webhard technically acquires and operates cutting-edge equipment and security solutions in order to prevent outsiderí»s hacking or burglary.
Since the personal information of the members is protected by the password, the members can only manage their user ID.
Therfore, when the computer is shared with other people, or the member use the services in a public place, the member shall completely log out and close the browser when the member finishes using the services. In this way, the personal information can be protected from information effluence in a public place.
How to read, correct, delete personal information and to withdraw consent?Members can view their personal information anytime and request correcting of any errors. Members can always agree with or turn down Webhard's request to use or offer any personal information to third parties. Webhard shall immediately process the necessary measures. In addition, when any member uses the Webhard website (URL: http://www.webhard.net) as a way to have errors corrected, the member should login and update the general information in the Member Information Update menu.
When such a request is done via email, a member can send an application for updating to the Customer Center within the Webhard homepage (URL: http://www.webhard.net). If a member wishes to withdraw membership, login and then apply for membership termination via the Membership Withdrawal menu. Or, email the member information including the name, user ID, email address, and contact number to Webhard email address. Webhard will then process it after confirming the information.
Note that when a member sends the application by email, the member must use the email address registered with the account.
What you need to keep in mind to product your privacy!Members who own a user ID and password, should strictly manage the userID and password.
In addition, the separate personal information requested from and provided to any events, clubs, or other service registration requiring membership, which are not hosted by Webhard, within the Webhard services shall be exclusively managed and used by a separate, independent operator. Webhard shall not be liable for the use and management of such separate personal information. Please be cautious to provide the personal information and make consent with the independent operator.