Allendar Privacy Policy


We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it, and how you can update, manage, export, and delete your information.

  1. The types of personal data we use

    You give us information when you register on the Platform, including your username, email address, and information you disclose in your user profile.

    If you choose to register to use the Platform using your social media account details (e.g. Facebook, Google), you will provide us or allow your social network to provide us with your username and public profile. We will likewise share certain information with the relevant social network such as your app ID, access token and the referring URL.

  2. The following information is collected from users during service use

    The IP address, cookies, service usage records, browser type and settings, operation system, system activity and may be generated and collected during service use.Specifically, 1) information on the user is automatically created and stored (collected)during the process of using the service, or 2) unique information of the user’s device is securely transformed and collected so that the original values of which cannot be identified.

    However, if you do not wish the above information to becollected, you may refuse such collection of user information.

    For instance, cookies are very small-sized text files that are stored on the PC through the web browser whenever a user accesses a website. When the user visits the website again, the website server reads the content of cookies stored on the user's PC and maintains the service usage environment that has been set by the user to enable convenient use of Internet services. In addition, cookies allow the server to analyze the information on services used, number of times, access, and frequency, as well as information generated or provided (entered) during service use for services (including advertisements) that are customized user preferences and interests. Users have the right of choice regarding cookies, and by setting options in the web browser, they can allow all cookies, check whenever they are stored, or reject all cookies from being saved. However, preventing cookies from being saved to the computer may lead to inconveniences during the use of certain services that require login.

  3. Purpose of collecting personal information and use of collected personal information

    We will use the information we collect about you based on the legal grounds described below.

    • notify you about changes to our service;
    • provide you with user support;
    • personalise the content you receive and provide you with tailored content that will be of interest to you;
    • enable you to share User Content and interact with other users;
    • communicate with you;
    • enforce our terms, conditions and policies;
    • administer the Platform including troubleshooting;
    • In addition to providing existing services, including contents and advertisement, personal information is also used to analyze demographic data, service visitation and usage records, create relationships between users based on their personal information and interests, and provide customized services based on information of friends and areas of interest, in order to discover new service elements to improve upon existing services.
    • Personal information is used to provide marketing and promotions through offering information on events and offering opportunities for participation and providing promotional information.
    • Personal information is used to provide customized services and post advertisements based on the analysis of service usage records and frequency of access, statistics on service use, and other services and statistics.
  4. The security of your personal data

    We take the following measures to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

    • Administrative measure: Establishment and implementation of internal management plan, regular employee trainings etc.
    • Technical measure: Management of access authorityto personal information handling system, implementation of access control system, encoding unique identifier information, etc., installation of security program.
    • Physical measure: Restricting access to data processing room and archives.
  5. How long we keep your personal data

    We retain your information for as long as it is necessary to provide you with the service so that we can fulfil our contractual obligations and exercise our rights in relation to the information involved. Where we do not need your information in order to provide the service to you, we retain it only for so long as we have a legitimate business purpose in keeping such data. However, there may be instances in which we retain your information for a period exceeding the aforementioned period for the purpose of performing our legal obligations or for the establishment, exercise, or defense of our legal claims.

    After you terminate your use of this platform, we may gather your information and store it on an anonymous basis.

    Allendar strictly destroys user's personal information immediately after the user withdraws his/her membership.

  6. Changes

    We will notify you of any material changes to this policy through a notice provided via the Platform or by other means. In order to check such changes thereto, you should check this policy regularly. The “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy reflects the effective date of such policy changes.

    Your continued access to or use of this Platform after the date policy is revised mean your agreement to the revised policy. If you do not agree to the revised policy, you must cease your access to and use of this platform.

  7. Chief privacy officer & Responsible personnel

    Allendar has designated the following persons as the Chief Privacy Officer and Personal Information Manager.

    Chief Privacy Officer: Jason Goo Position: CEO Email: contact@allendar.com

  8. Destruction of personal information

    Allendar strictly destroys user's personal information immediately after the user withdraws his/her membership.

    However, such personal information may be stored securely for a certain period afterward designated by applicable law ififAllendarhas a legal obligation to store the information for a specified period under applicable law.

    The laws and regulations whichrequire Allendarto store the information for a certain period of time are as follows. In such cases,Allendarwill store the personal information for a period specified in the laws and regulations and in no case shall the information be used for any other purposes.

    • Under the Protection of Communications Secrets Act
      - Log-in information: 3 months
    • Under the Framework Act on National Taxes
      - Books and evidentiary documentsfor all transactions regulated by law: 5 years
    • Under the Electronic Financial Transactions Act
      - Records on electronic financial transactions: 5 years

    Personal information, the purposes of collection and use of which have been fully achieved,including user’s withdrawal of membership, termination of service, and expiration of the storage period for personal information which user has consented to, will be immediately destroyed to an un-restorable state.Personal information for which the storage obligation is imposed under the relevant laws and regulationswill also be immediately destroyed to an un-restorable state once the storage period is expired.

    Personal information that is stored in electronic form will besecurely deleted using technical means to prevent restoration and regeneration, and printouts, etc. thereof will be shredded or incinerated.

  9. Users' Rights and ways to exercise suchrights

    Users can have access to or make changes to their personal information on ‘User Information’ page at any time.

    Users can withdraw their consent to the collection and use of their personal information via 'Membership Withdrawal' at any time.

    In case where a user requests for correction of errors in his/her personal information, the relevant personal information will not be used or provided until such correction is completed. Also, if any incorrect personal information has already been provided to a third party, the corrected information will be notified to the third party without delay so as to ensure that the necessary correction is made.