Personal Information Processing Policy

Personal Information Processing Policy of Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd (version 1.0)

The Personal Information Processing Policy of Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “Company” or “Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd”) sets forth the following:

1. Items of personal information to be collected and methods for collection

A. Items of personal information to be collected

The company initially collects the following personal information from product orders, membership registration, and inquiry registration.
- When ordering products: name, e-mail, address, phone number, mobile phone number
- When registering as a member: name, e-mail, address, phone number, mobile phone number
- Online inquiry registration: name, e-mail address, phone number, mobile phone number

Next, the following information may be automatically collected during the website access process or business processing step.
- IP address, cookies, date and time of visit, service utilization record, bad utilization record

B. Method for collection of personal information
The company collects personal information in the following ways:
- Website, written form, fax, telephone, bulletin board, e-mail, delivery request
- Collection for generated information collection tools

2. Purpose of collection and use of personal information
The company uses personal information for the following purposes:
- Member management: identification for website use, personal identification
- Product delivery: collecting orders and delivery address information for product delivery

3. Sharing and Provision of Personal Information
The company protects users\' personal information as notified in \"2. Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information”, and does not use it beyond that scope without the user\'s prior consent, nor does it disclose the user\'s personal information externally, in principle. However, exceptions are made in the following cases:
- When users consent to disclosure in advance
- When the disclosure is required in accordance with the provisions set forth in laws and regulations, or when there is a request from an investigation agency for the purpose of investigation pursuant to the procedures and methods stipulated by law

4. Handling of personal information
The company does not share customers’ personal information.

5. Period of retention and use of personal information
In principle, users\' personal information is destroyed without delay when the purpose of collection and use of personal information is achieved. However, the following information is retained for the specified period for the following reasons:

A. Reasons for information retention as prescribed by the internal policy of the company
- For retirees registered with HR, their personal information is retained for 30 years in consideration of re-employment
- In case of registration of recruitment made whenever necessary (website registration), personal information is retained for three years
- In case of inquiry registration (website registration), personal information is retained for five years

B. Reasons for information retention as prescribed by related laws

Records by identification
Reason for retention: The Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection
Retention period: six months

Website visit history
Reason for Retention: Communication Secret Protection Act
Retention period: three months

6. Procedures and methods for destruction of personal information
In principle, personal information of users is destroyed without delay when the purpose of collection and use of personal information is achieved. The procedure and methods, set forth by the company for destruction of personal information, are as follows:

A. Destruction procedure
- The information entered by the user for membership registration is transferred to a separate database after the purpose is achieved (separate filing cabinet in the case of paper) for protection and use of the information as stipulated by internal policies and other related laws (refer to retention and period of use), and is destroyed after being stored for a certain period of time.

B. Method for destruction
- Personal information printed on paper is shredded or destroyed through incineration.
- Personal information stored in the form of electronic files will be deleted using a technical method that makes it impossible to recreate records.

7. Rights of information subjects and legal representatives, and method for the exercise
- Interested parties can inquire or modify their registered personal information at any time and request the destruction
(in writing, or by phone call or e-mail to our Privacy Manager, we will take action without delay)
- If the individuals in question request correction of errors in personal information, the personal information will not be used or provided until the correction is completed. In addition, if incorrect personal information has already been provided to a third party, we will notify the third party of the result of the correction without delay to ensure that the correction can be made.
- The Company shall provide personal information that has been canceled or deleted at the request of the individuals in question or legal representative as stipulated in “5. Period of Retention and Use of Personal Information” and processing it to ensure that it cannot be viewed or used for any other purpose.

8. Matters related to installation/operation and rejection of automatic personal information collection devices
The company uses \'cookies\' to store and retrieve user information from time to time. Cookies are very small text files that the server, used to operate the website, sends to the user\'s browser and are stored on the hard disk of the user\'s computer.
A. Purpose of using cookies
- They are used to provide optimized information to users by identifying the types of visits and usage of Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd’s respective services and websites visited by users, availability of secured access, scale of users, etc.
B. Installation/operation and rejection of cookies
- Users have the option to install cookies. Therefore, the user can accept all cookies by setting options in the web browser, checking each time a cookie is saved, or refusing to save all cookies.
- Method for specifying whether to allow the installation of cookies (for Internet Explorer)
① Select [Internet Options] from the [Tools] menu.
② Click [Personal Information Tab].
③ Set the [Personal Information Handling Level].

9. Technical/administrative protection measures for personal information
In handling users\' personal information, the company is taking the following technical/administrative measures to ensure stability, so that personal information is not lost, stolen, leaked, altered or damaged.

A. Countermeasures against hacking, etc.
- The company does its best to prevent leakage or damage to members\' personal information by hacking or viruses. Data are frequently backed up to mitigate potential damage caused to personal information, and the latest vaccine program is used to prevent leakage or damage to users\' personal information or data. In addition, the company uses an intrusion prevention system to control unauthorized access from the outside, and strives to have all possible technical devices to secure it systematically.

B. Minimization of handling staff and training
- The company\'s personal information handling staff is limited to the person in charge, and the company always emphasizes compliance with the privacy policy of Towa Korea Co., Ltd. through the preparation and storage of security oaths, and frequent training for the person in charge.
C. Operation of the dedicated organization for personal information protection
- In addition, the company operates an in-house personal information protection organization, checks on the status of implementation of the personal information handling policy, monitors the compliance by the person in charge, and makes efforts to correct and rectify any problems immediately.
- However, the company disavows responsibility for any problems caused by the leakage of personal information such as resident registration number due to users’ negligence, or technical problems on the internet.

10. Contact information of Privacy Officer and Privacy Manager
You can report any complaints related to personal information protection that occur while using the company\'s services to the Privacy Manager or the department in charge.
The company will promptly and efficiently respond to users\' reports

Privacy Officer
Officer : Gang Yong-Deok
Tel : +82-2-2029-7871
Email :

If you need to report or consult on other personal information infringement, please contact the following organizations.
- Personal Information Infringement Report Center ( / 118)
- Information Protection Mark Certification Committee ( / 02-580-0533~4)
- Advanced Crime Investigation Division, Supreme Prosecutors\' Office (
- Cyber Terror Response Center of National Police Agency (

11. Others
Please note that the Personal Information Processing Policy of “Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd. does not apply to the collection of personal information by websites linked to Marine Information Technology Co., Ltd.

12. Duty of Notice
If there are any additions, deletions, or modifications to the current Personal Information Processing Policy, the company will notify you through the ‘pop-up window’ on the website at least 7 days prior to the revision.

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