Privacy

     

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights takes a very serious view of the personal information you provide us. As such, we adhere to the “Information Communication Use Promotion and Information Protection Law” enactment’s guidelines for the protection of personal information and the “Personal Information Protections Guidelines” established by the Ministry of Information Affairs.

 

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights herein informs you through its personal information handling policy of the usages and methods in which the information you provide will be used as well as the management system adopted to ensure the protection of your personal information.

 

The Database Center for North Korean Human Right’s Personal Information Handling Policy incorporates the following contents.

 

A. Details of Collected Data and Collection Methods

B. Personal Information Collection and Usage Goals

C. Collected Information’s Ownership and Offering

D. Personal Information Handling and Consignment

E. Collected Personal Information’s Possession and Usage Period

F. Personal Information’s Cancellation Procedure and Method

G. User and Law Agent’s Management and Exercise Procedures

H. Public Information Automatic Collection Equipment Foundation, Management and Matter of Rejection

I. Public Information’s Responsible Party and Manager’s Position, Name, and Contact Information

 

 

 

A. Details of Collected Data and Collection Methods

 

1. The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights collects the following information from those applying for membership, the community, counseling, and service

A. Regular Member (Korean Member): Membership ID, Password, Name, Birthday, Gender, Email, Email Confirmation, Phone Number, Cell Number, Address

2. In addition, in the service usage or project management process, the following information may be produced and collected

A. Service Usage Records, Connection Log, Cookies, Connection IP Address, Settlement Records, Usage Termination Records

3. The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights collects information through the following methods.

A. NKDB Website, Written Forms, Phone and Fax Applications, Counseling Message Boards, Free Gift and Activity Subscription

B. Produced Information Collection Tools

4. If you click the “I agree” button below, you are agreeing to the contents of the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights’ personal information protection policy and the usage plan; if you do not agree, you may click the “I do not agree” button.

 

 

B. Personal Information Collection and Usage Goals

 

Collected information is used in the following way to ensure that minimal amount of personal information is used to provide the most suitable marketing materials through user’s personal confirmation, event product delivery, and statistical analysis

1. Service (Contents) Provision

A. Confirmation of membership for service (contents) usage

2. Membership Management

A. When using the membership system’s service, the illegal use of a personal confirmation, personal identification, and delinquent membership is banned along with unauthorized usage; subscription purpose confirmation, subscription and subscription frequency are limited; information on children under the age of 13 at the time of subscription may not be collected according to the court of law; afterwards court of law agent personal confirmation, for the purposes of dispute resolution archives, dissatisfaction and other complaints will be managed, notice details delivery

3. Marketing and Advertisement

A. Advertising information delivery in regards to new regulation service product development and specialization, according to the characteristics of population statistics service provision and advertisement printing, receiving frequency understanding, membership service usage statics, and events

 

 

C. Collected Information’s Ownership and Offering

 

1. The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights will not share user’s private information with outside parties on principle. However, exceptions may be made in the following cases.

A. Cases where the user agrees in advance

B. Cases where, in accordance with statutes and regulations or as part of the management and procedure of an appointed legal investigation, the investigating body requests access to potential evidence

 

 

D. Personal Information Handling and Commission

 

1.In order to provide the desired services of the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights, the following types of information required for the development of the related web programming may be shared with the outside professional companies commissioned to manage such programming.

A. Commissioned Company: theHigh (더하이)

B. Commissioned Business Contents: web programming development; development, management, support, and maintenance of the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights main website and channel websites

 

 

E. Collected Personal Information’s Possession and Usage Period

 

On principle, after the personal information collection and usage goals have been achieved, the agreement information is canceled without delay. However, the following information will be preserved for the following reasons over the expressed period of time.

1. Membership ID, Name, Date of Cancellation, Membership Start Date

A. Reason for Preservation: Avoid service usage confusion

B. Preservation Period: 60 days from the date of cancellation

 

However, in cases such as the following, for the reasons below member’s personal information can be preserved for the expected time period.

1. In cases where there is a necessity according to the regulations of business law and other legal statutes

2. In cases where members are notified of the time frame in advance in which the information is needed for proper management

3. In cases where members agree for development purposes

 

 

F. Personal Information’s Cancellation Procedure and Method

 

On principle, after the personal information collection and usage goals have been achieved, the agreement information is canceled without delay. The cancellation process and method is the same as the following.

1. Cancellation Process

A. Once members have achieved the goals for which they entered their personal information, in accordance with internal policy and other related statutes and in accordance with the protection of private information (referring to possession and usage period), after being saved for the scheduled period the information is discarded.

B. Similarly, outside of cases stipulated by the law, possessed information will not be used for any purpose outside of its intended usage.

2. Destruction Method

A. Personal information submitted on paper is either shredded in a shredder or incinerated.

B. Personal information saved as an electronic file is eliminated through technical methods that render it impossible to regenerate the information.

C. In the case of discarded material, regeneration is not possible and the information cannot be put to any further use or reference

 

 

G. User and Law Agent’s Management and Exercise Procedures

 

Whenever a user or a legal agent seeks to revise or inquire about the registered personal information of themselves or a child under the age of 13, it is also possible to request the termination of the account. For the purposes of inquiry and revision of personal information about users of children under the age of 13, “Personal Information Amendment” (also, “Member Information Revision” etc) or for the purposes of account termination (agreement withdrawal) click on “Membership Cancellation” and after confirming your identity, you will be able to directly inspect, revise, and cancel your services.

Or, if you contact the personal information manager by letter, phone, or email they will take action per your request without delay.

 

In the case that you request to make a revision due to a mistake in your personal information, until such the change has been completed the concerned information cannot be used or provided. Also, in the case that erroneous information has already been provided to a third party, we will ensure that the corrected information is conveyed to the third party without delay.

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights will handle personal information terminated or eliminated by users or legal agents according to the process expressed in section F of “The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights’ Collected Personal Information’s Possession and Usage Period.” Following this, the information will no longer be available for inspection or any other use.

 

 

H. Public Information Automatic Collection Equipment Foundation, Management and Matter of Rejection

 

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights has equipment that often automatically searches for and stores your personal information, called “cookies.” Cookies are managed by the NKDB website. The server in use sends very small test files to your browser and saves them on your hard drive. The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights uses cookies for the following reasons.

 

1. Cookie Usage Goal

Analysis of member and nonmember visit frequency and length of visit; ascertaining users’ tastes and fields of interest; providing personal service adjustments and targeted marketing through gathering information on event attendance and visit frequency

You have options about the foundation of your cookies. As such, you can adjust the options on your browser settings to allow all cookies, select whether to permit cookies as they are saved, or to deny all cookies.

 

2. Method of Denying Cookies

Example: In order to deny all cookies from being saved on your computer, please find, under the options of your settings of your web browser, where you can select to allow cookies, permit cookies as they arrive, or deny all cookies.

 

 

Setting Method Example (Case of Internet Explorer)

In the tools at the top of the web browser>Internet Options>Personal Information

 

However, in the case that you deny all cookies, there may be some difficulties in providing you with your desire services.

 

I. Public Information’s Responsible Party and Manager’s Position, Name, and Contact Information

The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights protects our members’ personal information. The following post and personal information manager has been appointed to handle any concerns or complaints regarding personal information or its handling.

1. Personal Information Manager

A. Name

B. Position

C. Phone Number

 

In other cases where reports or counseling regarding personal information abuse is necessary, please contact these groups for support.

1. Personal Dispute Mediation Committee (www.1336.or.kr/1336)

2. Information Protection Mark Validation Committee (www.eprivacy.or.kr/02-580-0533~4)

3. Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office Internet Crime Investigation Center (http://icic.sppo.go.kr/02-3480-3600)

4. Police Headquarters Cyber Terrorism Confrontation Center (www.ctrc.go.kr/02-392-0330)

 

While you are using the services of the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights, you may at any time report any and all concerns regarding the protection of your personal information to the Personal Information Manager or to the head position. The office will quickly respond to the matters in your report.

 

Date of Enforcement: September 11, 2012

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