[Joins JoongAng(Inc.)] (hereinafter "Company”) is strictly abide by the personal information protection regulations in the related laws and regulations that are to be complied with, and we are committed to protect the rights and interest of users of the site by establishing personal information processing policies in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.
This Privacy Policy contains to the use of all services provided by the Company and includes the following contents.

1. Collection items and collection methods of personal information
2. Purpose of collecting personal information
3. Provide third party of personal information
4. Consignment of Personal Information Processing
5. Retention and use period of personal information
6. Procedures and methods of personal information destruction
7. Rights of users and legal representatives and how to exercise them
8. Associated matters of the installation and operation of automatic collection device for personal information and its refusal
9. Technical and administrative protection measures of personal information)
10. Contact information of personal information chief manager and administrator
11. Duty of Notification
12. Miscellaneous and previous privacy policy
1. Collection Items and Collection Methods of Personal Information
Collection Purpose Processing Work Collection Items Collection Methods
To provide optimized service by confirming the user’s identity and intention to use the service. Participation Request (critical items)
Name, Gender, Nation, Contact Number, Phone Number, Emergency Contact, Address, Email
(selection information)
Website Sign-up Sheet
E-Mail Sign-up
Insurance Request Inherent Identification Number Homepage Sign-up Sheet
E-Mail Participation Application
Refund of Cancellation (selection) Account Information E-Mail

- The Company collects only the minimum amount of information needed to facilitate service offer smoothly at the time of initial participation application, and can collect additional information such as bill payment, shipment and refund of the service provided by the Company.
- The company will not use the personal information for any other purpose other than collecting or using and will not provide this information to a third party without the consent of the user.
- IP address, cookie, date and time of the visit, history of service usage, and bad use history can be automatically generated and collected while using the service.
2. Purpose of Collecting Personal Information
A. Fulfillments of contracts for the provision of services
Settle fare, contents provision, payment, commodity or prize delivery
B. Participant administration
Membership service provision, personal identification, Restrictions measures for the members who violates of the Company Terms, restrain for the acts or services that interfere for the smooth operation of services and fraudulent use of services, confirmation of enrollment, enrollment and restriction of enrollment number, confirmation of consent of legal representative agreement when collecting personal information of children under 14 years old, legal representative’s identification afterwards, preservation of the records for dispute settlement, complaint handling, notification convey, withdrawal membership intention confirmation
C. Marketing utilization
Provide SMS, email advertisements transmission, event information and participation opportunities for the next year’s recruitment.
3. Provide third party of personal information
A. Principle
The Company shall use the personal information of the users within <2. Purpose of collecting personal information> and will not use beyond the scope without prior consent of the user. Also, the Company will not provide user’s personal information to the third party. If it needs to provide user’s personal information to a third party, we are taking the agreement in accordance with the related laws.
B. Exception
- If the user agrees to provide the third party in advance.
- There is a demand by the investigating authorities and the supervisory authorities in accordance with the laws and regulations, procedures and methods set forth in the law for investigation and investigation purposes.
4. Consignment of Personal Information Processing
In order to improve the service, the Company consigns the following personal information. In accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, the Company stipulates the necessary particulars for the personal information to be managed safely during the trust contract.
Entrust Enterprise Consignment Work Content Consigned Personal Information Clause Period of Possession
Mirae Epost Item Delivery Name, Address, Birth, Phone Number From the date of agreement to the date of use
Sports IT 기록관리 및 기록정보 문자발송 Name, Address, Birth, Phone Number
Jo Eun Beon Ho Bib Number Information Printing Name, Gender, Birth
㈜ EST Accident Insurance Registration Name, Resident Registration Number
KG 이니시스 Entry Fee Name
Human Pivot Website Service Development Name, Gender, Birth, Marathon Record
In N Out Sports Photo Service Name, Entry Number, Participation Section, Phone Number
5. Retention and use period of personal information
In principle, the Company will destroy when the purpose of collecting and using the user’s personal information without delay when it is achieved. However, it will be kept for the specified period for the following reasons.
A. Preservation of personal information by company policy
Clause Retention period Retention Clause
SMS next term contest schedule guide 3years from the date of collecting consent Phone number
Contest record inquiry 5years Name, Birth, Gender, 4 digits of phone number
B. Preserving personal information by related laws
In accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, if the user’s personal information is needed, it will be kept for a certain period prescribed by laws and regulations.
Clause Preservation Reason Retention Period
Record of agreement or withdrawal Article 6 of the Consumer Protection Act law and Article 6 of the Enforcement Decree of the Electronic Commerce 5years
Record of payment and goods supply Article 6 of the Consumer Protection Act law and Article 6 of the Enforcement Decree of the Electronic Commerce 5years
Records of consumer complaints or disputes Article 6 of the Consumer Protection Act law and Article 6 of the Enforcement Decree of the Electronic Commerce 3years
Record of connection Article 15-2 of Telecommunications Privacy Act law and Article 41 of Enforcement Decree 3months
If the subscriber does not use the Company’s website for three years after August 18, 2012, the personal information of the non-service users based on the Law 29 of the Act on Promotion of Information Network Usage and Information Protection, etc. will be discarded or separately separated and store information by the Company after notification. However, if personal information is required to be preserved, it will be kept for a specified period under the relevant laws and regulations.
6. Procedures and methods of personal information destruction
The Company will destroy the user’s personal information in the following procedures and methods.
A. Destruction Procedure
- The information entered by the user for the membership registration will be transferred to a separate DB after the purpose is accomplished and destroyed for a certain period of time in accordance with the internal policy and other relevant laws and regulations.
- Personal information will not be used for any other purposes except for the case by law.
B. Destruction Method
- Personal information printed on paper is crushed by crusher or destroyed by incineration.
- Personal information stored in the form of electronic files is deleted by using a technical method that cannot reproduce the record.
7. Rights of users and legal representatives and how to exercise them
1) User and their legal representative can modify their personal information or the personal information of children under the age of 14. Also, if the user disagrees with the company’s handling of their personal information, they may refuse or deny their membership (withdrawal). However, in those cases, it may be difficult to use some or all of the services.
2) To inquiry or modify the personal information of a user or a child under the age of 14 years, click ‘change the personal information’ (or ‘modify the member’s information’)
3) Or if you contact the director of personal information management by writing a letter, phone call or e-mail, they will take a measure promptly.
4) If a user requests correction of an error in personal information, personal information will not be used or provided until the correction is completed. Also, if wrong personal information has already been provided to a third party, we will notify the third party promptly and correct the processing result.
5)The Company will handle the personal information that has been terminated or deleted at the request of the user or legal representative as stated in “Retention of Personal Information and Usage Period” and is prohibited from being viewed or accessed for other purposes
8. Associated matters of the installation and operation of automatic collection device for personal information and its refusal
A. Definition of Cookie
- In order to provide personalized and customized services, the company uses ‘cookie’ to store and retrieve information from users.
- Cookie is a very small text file that is sent to the user’s browser by the server used to run the website and saved on the user’s computer’s hard disk. When a user visits a website, the website server is used to maintain the user’s preferences and provide customized services by reading the contents of cookie store on the user’s hard disk.
- Cookie do not automatically and / or actively collects personal identifiable information, and user can always deny or delete this cookie at any time.
B. The purpose of the company’s use of cookie
The use of cookie is used to provide users with Joins Inc.’s optimized and customized information including advertising by identifying visits and usage patterns for each service and website of the host company visited by users, popular searches, security access, news editing, user size.
C. Installing and deciding to install cookie
- Users have the option of installing cookie. Therefore, user can allow the all cookie by setting options in their web browser, check each time a cookie is saved, or refuse to save all the cookie.
- Here is the way to specify whether to allow cookie to be installed (for the Internet Explorer): [Tool]menu - [Internet Options]- Select [Privacy Tab]- Change [Privacy level] Setting
- However, if the user refuse to store cookie, some services provided by the company such as personalized services may be difficult to use
9. Technical and administrative protection measures of personal information
회사는 이용자들의 개인정보를 처리함에 있어 개인정보가 분실, 도난, 누출, 변조 또는 훼손되지 않도록 안전성 확보를 위하여 다음과 같은 기술적∙관리적 보호 대책을 강구하고 있습니다.
A. Password Encryption
The password of the user who submitted the application is encrypted and stored and managed. Therefore, only the user knows the password and the person who knows the password can confirm or change the personal information.
B. Preparation for Hacking
The company is doing its best to prevent leakage or damage of personal information of members by hacking or computer virus. In order to prevent the personal information from damage, we are backing up the data from time to time. Also, we are using the latest vaccine program to protect users’ personal information or data from being leaked or damaged and we securely transmit the personal information on the network through encrypted communication. We use intrusion prevention system to control unauthorized access from the outside, and try to have all the possible technical devices to ensure security in other systems.
C. Minimization and training of processing staff
The personal information processing staff of the company is limited to the person in charge, and a separate password is assigned to it so that it is regularly updated. Through regular training for the person in charge, the company’s personal information protection policy and guidelines and personal information processing policy is always emphasized.
D. Operation of personal information protection organization
Through the company’s personal information protection organization, we check the fulfillment of the personal information processing policy and confirmation of compliance of the person in charge so if any problem is found, we can correct it immediately and rectify it. However, the company does not take any responsibility for the problems that is caused by leakage of personal information such as ID and password due to user’s carelessness or internet problems.
10. Contact information of personal information Director and administrator
The user can report all personal information related complaints that is occurred during the use of the company’s services to the person in charge of personal information management or the department in charge. The company responds promptly and faithfully to the report from the user.
A. Personal Information Protection Director
- Name : Jinbeom Park
- Affiliation : Joins JoongAng(Inc.)
- Contact : 02.2031.1602
- E-mail : privacy_cnc@joins.com
B. Personal Information Protection Administrator
- Name: Youngho Kim
- Affiliation : Joins JoongAng(Inc.)
- Contact : 02.2031.1651
- E-mail : privacy_cnc@joins.com
If you need to report or consult about personal information infringement, please contact the following organizations.
- Personal information infringement report center (without telephone exchange number) 118 [http://privacy.kisa.or.kr]
- Cyber investigation department at supreme prosecutors’ office (without telephone exchange number)1301 [cybercid@spo.go.kr]
- National police agency cyber terror response center (without telephone exchange number) 182 [http://cyberbureau.police.go.kr]
11. Duty of Notification
1) If the Company changes the personal information processing policy, the Company shall specify the reason for the change and the effective date of the change, and notify the service screen from the application date of 10 days prior to the application date with the current personal information processing policy. However, if there is any change in the contents of the user’s rights or obligations, the notice will be given at least 30 days in advance
2) If the Company notifies the change in accordance with Paragraph 1 and does not intend to deny the change until the application date, if the user does not explicitly deny the change, the company will regard as the user agreed to the contents.
3) The company will pass through the separate consent process from the user if the company collect additional information from the user or provide the information to a third party in spite of the provisions of paragraph 2.
12. Miscellaneous and previous privacy policy
If any of the above is added, deleted or edited, we will notify the user through announcements at least 7 days prior to the date of enforcement. However, we will notify you at least 30 days before any important changes to your valuable rights and obligations.
- 현재 개인정보 처리방침 버전 : 버전 1
- 현재 개인정보 처리방침 시행일자 : 2018년 7월 2일
- 현재 개인정보 처리방침 변경 공고일자 : 2018년 7월 2일