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POPLE World Membership

Privacy Policy

VERYWORDS Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the 'Company') establishes and establishes the following personal information processing policy in order to protect users' personal information in accordance with Article 30 of the Personal Information Protection Act and to handle complaints related to this promptly and smoothly.

Article 1 (Purpose of collection and use of personal information, collection items, collection method)


1. Purpose of personal information processing and processing items

"Personal information" is information about a living individual, information that can identify the individual by the name, resident registration number, etc. contained in the information, or easily combined with other information even if the specific individual cannot be identified with the information alone information that can be identified by

The personal information the company collects from users is as follows. Each item processed by the company as follows is the minimum amount of personal information necessary for the purpose of processing personal information. The company does not process each item for purposes other than the following, and if the purpose of use is changed, we will take necessary measures, such as obtaining separate consent in accordance with Article 18 of the Personal Information Protection Act.

[When signing up for general/NFT membership] (required)

Purpose: user identification, member management,Information on important matters related to the service;Handling user complaints such as civil complaints

Items: name, email address, mobile phone number


[Service use process] (required items when using the service)

Purpose: Provision of company services to members including authentication, purchase and payment according to service provision, execution of contracts, prevention of illegal use of services

Items: User name (profile information), user identifier, e-mail, authentication number, identity verification information, overlapping subscription verification information, linkage information


[Service use process] (optional)

Purpose: development of new services,provision of customized services and marketing;Member service usage statistics and surveys

Items: gender, date of birth, mobile phone number, email address


[Consent of legal representative for children under the age of 14]

Purpose: To confirm the consent of the legal representative regarding the processing of personal information for children under the age of 14

Items: Name of legal representative, relationship with a 14-year-old child (personal information items limited to the above in the family relationship certificate)


[Providing customized services for users]

Purpose: Analysis of service use records and access frequency,statistics on service use;Provide customized service according to service analysis and statistics

Items: IP address, cookie, service use record, device information


[Participation in company events]

Purpose: Use for marketing purposes by disclosing company service reviews

Item : Name, email address, nickname, service reviews


2. How personal information is collected

The company collects personal information in the following ways.

① When a member agrees to the collection of personal information during the membership sign-up and service use process and directly inputs the information, the corresponding personal information is collected.

② The company may receive personal information from companies affiliated with the company or members directly express their intention to provide consent to a third party, and may collect personal information through the consultation process through the customer center and other event entries. can.

Article 2 (Provision of personal information to third parties)


The company does not provide personal information to the outside without the member's prior consent. However, unless the member directly consents to the provision of personal information, and unless it falls under Articles 17 and 18 of the Personal Information Protection Act, such as special provisions of the law, processing beyond the specified scope or distributing personal information to a third party does not provide

Article 3 (Consignment of personal information processing)

In relation to personal information processing, the company entrusts some of the tasks necessary to provide services to external companies as follows.

Consignment company: SCI Evaluation Information Co., Ltd.

consignment work : identification

The company and the trustee conclude a consignment contract in writing, and in accordance with Article 26 of the Personal Information Protection Act, prohibition of handling personal information for purposes other than the purpose of entrusted business, technical and managerial protection measures, restriction of re-entrustment, management and supervision of the trustee, compensation for damages, etc. Responsibilities are specified in documents such as mutually concluded contracts. In addition, the company manages and supervises trustees to process personal information only for the purpose of performing consignment tasks, to ensure that users' personal information is not processed beyond that purpose, and to safely process personal information.

If the contents of the entrusted business or the consignees are changed, we will disclose it through this Privacy Policy without delay.

Article 4 (Personal InformationInformation processing/retention period and destruction procedure/method)


1. Personal information processing and retention period

The company processes and retains personal information within ① the period of retention and use of personal information according to the law or ② the period of retention and use of personal information agreed upon when collecting personal information from users. In addition, the company destroys the personal information without delay when the purpose of processing personal information is achieved, when the business is closed, when the user requests the destruction of personal information or withdraws consent to collection and use.

However, exceptions are made in the following cases.

- Processing and retention period according to the company's internal policy

① If the service use contract is terminated due to the member's application for withdrawal, etc., the company will provide an ID (email address) for one year after the end of the use contract only if it is recognized as appropriate to protect investors and prevent arbitrary termination to circumvent the restrictions set forth in these terms and conditions. Including), name, contact information, transaction details, data on violation of terms and conditions, etc.

② For members whose contract of use has been terminated by the company or whose use of the service has been restricted by the company, ID (including email), name, and contact information for one year after the end of the contract of use for the purpose of checking whether there is a reason for refusal to accept re-registration. , address, information related to cancellation and suspension of membership, etc.

③ In order to prevent illegal use of the service, the member's illegal use record is kept for one year from the point of illegal use.

- Processing and retention period according to relevant laws and regulations

If the law stipulates the storage of information for a certain period of time, personal information will be stored accordingly, and the information will not be used for any other purpose.

- Act on consumer protection in e-commerce, etc.

① Records on contracts or subscription withdrawals: 5 years

② Records on payment and supply of goods: 5 years

③ Records on consumer complaints or dispute handling: 3 years

- Electronic Financial Transaction Act

① Electronic finance records: 5 years

- Protection of Communications Secrets Act

① Log-in record: 3 months

The company separates and stores the personal information of members who have not used the service for one year in accordance with the 「Personal Information Protection Act」 'Personal Information Validity Period'.

Even though the personal information retention period has elapsed or the purpose of processing has been achieved, if personal information must be kept in accordance with internal policies or other laws, the personal information is moved to a separate database or stored in a different storage location.

2. Destruction procedure and method of personal information

The company destroys the personal information without delay when the personal information becomes unnecessary, such as the expiration of the personal information retention period and the achievement of the purpose of processing. The destruction procedure and method of personal information are as follows.

go. Destruction procedure

The company selects the personal information for which the reason for destruction occurred and destroys the personal information with the approval of the person in charge of personal information protection.

me. expiration date

If the personal information retention period has elapsed, from the date of elapsed, or if the personal information has become unnecessary, such as the achievement of the purpose of processing personal information or the termination of the company's business, from the date the processing of personal information is deemed unnecessary, without delay (Within 5 days unless there is a legitimate reason) The personal information will be destroyed.

all. Destruction method

Personal information recorded and stored in the form of electronic files is destroyed so that the record cannot be reproduced, and personal information recorded and stored in paper documents is destroyed by shredding or incineration.

Article 5 (Rights and obligations of users and legal representatives and how to exercise them)

1. User's Rights

Users can exercise the following personal information protection related rights against the company at any time.

① Request to view personal information

② Request for correction if there is an error, etc.

③ Deletion request

④ Request for suspension of processing

2. How users exercise their rights

The right as in Paragraph 1 can be exercised to the company in writing, e-mail, fax, etc., and the company will take necessary measures without delay. If a user requests correction or deletion of personal information errors, etc., the company will not use or provide the personal information until the correction or deletion is completed.

  • Users and legal representatives may request modification, withdrawal of consent, or deletion of the collected information at any time. However, when consent is withdrawn or deleted, some or all of the services may be restricted.

② (Inquiry/Modification and Correction) It can be processed using 1:1 consultation on the website. We will not use the information or provide it to others until processing is complete. In addition, if wrong personal information has already been provided to a third party for a reasonable reason, the result of the correction process will be notified to the third party without delay to correct it.

③ (Withdrawal/delete of consent) You may request withdrawal or deletion of consent to collected information through 1:1 counseling. However, when withdrawing or deleting consent to collected information, some or all of the services may be restricted, and in the case of information collected in accordance with other laws, it may be difficult to withdraw consent.

④ (Withdrawal of Membership) Membership can be withdrawn through 1:1 consultation on the website in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. * In the case of NFT members, the ownership of their NFT is maintained, and only the personal information of POPLE World is destroyed.

⑤ (Consultation/Inquiry) The company may record the conversation between the user and the counselor according to the purpose of collecting and using personal information, and information on recording, etc. when consulting/inquiring through the customer center is provided through the customer center prior to consultation. You can check.

However, the user's right to request access to and suspension of processing of personal information may be restricted in accordance with Article 35 Paragraph 4 and Article 37 Paragraph 2 of the Personal Information Protection Act. Requests for correction and deletion of personal information cannot be requested if the personal information is specified as the subject of collection in other laws and regulations. If wrong personal information has already been provided to a third party, we will notify the third party of the result of correction without delay so that the correction can be made.

3. Rights of legal representative

The user's rights can be exercised through an agent, such as the user's legal representative or an authorized person. In this case, you must submit a power of attorney in accordance with the Enforcement Rules of the Personal Information Protection Act [Attachment No. 11 form]. The company verifies that the person who made the request, such as a request for viewing, a request for correction or deletion, or a request for suspension of processing according to user rights, is the person or a legitimate agent.

Article 6 (Matters concerning the installation, operation and refusal of automatic personal information collection devices)

The company installs/operates cookies that store and retrieve user information from time to time. A cookie is a very small text file sent to the user's computer browser by the server used to run the company's website and is sometimes stored on the user's computer hard disk.

1. Purpose of use of cookies:

It is used to provide targeted marketing and personalized services by analyzing the user's access frequency or visit time, identifying the user's tastes and areas of interest, tracking traces, and identifying the degree of participation in various events and the number of visits.

2. Installation, Operation and Rejection of Cookies:

In the case of Chrome, you can refuse to save each cookie by setting options in the “Settings on the right side of the web browser> Show advanced settings at the bottom of the screen> Content settings for personal information> Cookies” menu. However, if the user refuses to install cookies, there may be difficulties in providing some services.

Article 7 (Technical and Administrative Protection Measures for Personal Information)

In handling personal information of users, the company takes the following technical and managerial measures in accordance with Article 29 of the Personal Information Protection Act to ensure safety so that personal information is not lost, stolen, leaked, falsified or damaged.

1. Establishment and implementation of an internal management plan for safe handling of personal information

2. Installation and operation of access control devices such as intrusion prevention systems to block illegal access to personal information

3. Measures to prevent forgery and falsification of access records

4. Security measures using encryption technology to safely store and transmit personal information

5. Measures to prevent infringement by computer viruses, such as installation and operation of vaccine software

6. Other protective measures necessary to ensure the safety of personal information

Article 8 (Personal Information Protection Officer and Person in Charge)

The company is responsible for overall handling of personal information, and has designated the person in charge of personal information protection as follows to handle user complaints and damage relief related to personal information processing.

[Personal information manager]

Name: Choi Kwang-il

Affiliation (Position): IT Development (Director)


Phone number: 031-548-2714

[Person in charge of personal information]

Name: Eunjin Yoon

Affiliation (Position): IT Development


Phone number: 031-548-2714

Users can inquire about personal information protection related inquiries, complaint handling, damage relief, etc. that occurred while using the company's services to the person in charge of personal information protection and the person in charge. The company will respond to and handle inquiries from users without delay.

Article 9 (Personal Information Handling Policy Amendment and Notice Obligation)

If there is any addition, deletion, or modification of the contents of this Privacy Policy, we will notify you in advance at least 7 days before the revision. However, when there is a significant change in user rights, such as a change in the items of personal information collected or the purpose of use, it is notified at least 30 days in advance. This personal information processing policy is applied from February 3, 2023, and the personal information processing policy before the change can be found through the link below.

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