This statement is intended for the use of our Website www.hellokpop.com (hellokpop).
Pledge on Privacy
The term “personal data” as used in this Policy refers to personally identifiable information such as your name, birth date, email address, mailing address, etc. that can be used to identify you. We are committed to protecting your privacy on the internet. We will treat any information that we receive from you with care and recognize the need for appropriate action to manage and protect any information that you share with us.
Intended Use of Personal Data
Our services on this Web-site do not require any form of direct registration allowing you to visit and browse our site without disclosing your identity to us. However, some services and social media services may require registration and logging in before using. When you register or log in with us or the social media services provided, you may need to provide to our Website with your personal data. In other situations, we may also have received your personally identifiable information through our Website feedback form or when you send us an electronic mail message. In these situations, the personal data shall only be used for the purpose for which you gave it to us. Our Website does not collect information or create individual profiles for commercial marketing.
In all situations, we will keep your personal data only for as long as is reasonably needed for the purposes that it is provided to us and in accordance with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or documentation retention requirements.
Non-Disclosure of Information
We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personal data to third parties outside hellokpop.com. However, personal data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of hellokpop, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected. Where disclosure of personal data to a third party is likely or necessary for whatever reason, we will, wherever possible, endeavor to ensure that the disclosure and intended use of the data are clearly indicated. Such third parties may operate different privacy policies. However, we endeavour to ensure that such third parties provide the same level of protection as hellokpop and, where appropriate, we will contractually require them to process data transferred only for the purposes expressly authorized by hellokpop.
Security and Confidentiality
To ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data that we collect online, we use data networks protected, inter- alias, by industry standard firewall and password protection. If an internal employee breaches our policies and procedures, he/she will be disciplined accordingly. Staff compliance with our policies and procedures is regularly reviewed. While we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse or alteration to data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences to the best of our ability at all times.
Gathering of Anonymous Data
Most of the information that www.hellokpop.com collects from its Website is anonymous information, such as the pages you visit and searches you perform. When you visit our Website, we do not collect any personal data from you. Anonymous information is processed by us to help improve the contents of the Website and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site for internal analysis purposes only.
We do not condone “spamming”. Spamming is defined as sending unsolicited e-mails, usually of a commercial nature, in large numbers and repeatedly to individuals with whom the sender has had no previous contact or who have declined to receive such communications. We also have user comment moderation policies in place to prevent user spamming.
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