Terms of service

Article 1 (Purpose)

The purpose of these terms and conditions is to stipulate rights, obligations and responsibilities, and other necessary matters between the company and members using the “services” provided by Catenoid Co., Ltd. (“Company” or “Catenoid”).

Article 2 (Definition)

Definitions of terms used in these Terms and Conditions are as follows.

① “Service” refers to various Catenoid services that members can use, such as digital contents, use rights, web pages, servers, networks, etc. provided by the company.
② “User” refers to a person who accesses the “service” of the company and uses the “service” in accordance with these terms and conditions.
③ “Posts” refer to texts, photos, videos, and various files in the form of information such as codes, texts, voices, sounds, images, and videos posted on the “service” by the “user” when using the “service”. Links, etc.
④ “User information” refers to the name, company name, phone number, e-mail address, etc. that are required to be entered in the “posts” submitted online by the “user” to use all services related to the “company”.

Article 3 (Posting and Revision of Terms and Conditions)

① “Company” posts the contents of these terms and conditions on the initial screen of the service so that “users” can easily understand.
② The “Company” may amend these Terms and Conditions to the extent that it does not violate related laws such as the “Act on the Regulation of Terms and Conditions” and the “Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Information and Communications Network Act”).
③ When the "company" revises the terms and conditions, the date of application and the reason for the revision shall be specified and notified along with the current terms and conditions from 30 days before the effective date of the revised terms to the day before the effective date according to the method of paragraph 1. However, in the case of amendments to the terms and conditions that are unfavorable to the user, in addition to the notice, it shall be clearly notified through electronic means such as e-mail within the service or the consent window when accessing the site for a certain period of time.
④ Even though the company has clearly notified or notified that if the member does not express his/her intention within the 30-day period while announcing or notifying the amended terms and conditions in accordance with the preceding paragraph, the user shall not expressly express his/her intention of refusal. If not, the user agrees to the revised terms and conditions.
⑤ If the user does not agree to the application of the revised terms and conditions, the company cannot apply the revised terms and conditions, and in this case, the user may be restricted from using the “service”.

Article 4 (Interpretation of Terms and Conditions)

① The “Company” may have separate terms of use and policies (hereinafter “separate terms of use, etc.”) for posting of “user information”, and in the event of a conflict with these terms and conditions, the “separate terms of use, etc.” take precedence to be applied.
② Matters or interpretations not stipulated in these terms and conditions shall be subject to the “separate terms of use, etc.” and related laws or commercial practices.

Article 5 (Application for Use Inquiry)

① The contract of use is applied when the “user” agrees to the contents of the terms and conditions for inquiry, then applies for an inquiry for use and the “company” approves such application.
② In principle, the "company" approves the use of the "service" in response to the request for use. However, the “Company” may not approve the application for each of the following subparagraphs or may be limited to the application for use inquiries afterward.
1. In case the applicant for inquiry has previously been restricted from making an online inquiry under these terms and conditions, except for cases where he/she has previously applied for a use inquiry to the “company”.
2. In case of not using real name or using someone else's name
3. In case of entering false information or not providing information provided by the "company"
4. Children under the age of 14 do not obtain the consent of their legal representative (parent, etc.)
5. If approval is not possible due to reasons attributable to the user or if the application is made in violation of all other stipulated matters
③ In the application pursuant to Paragraph 1, the “Company” may request real-name verification and identity verification through a specialized institution depending on the type of “user”.
④ The “Company” may withhold approval if there is no room for service-related facilities or if there is a technical or business problem.
⑤ In the event that the application for use inquiry is not accepted or withheld in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 4, the “company” shall not be held responsible for the limited use of the “service” thereafter.
⑥ The application period for inquiry is the time when the “company” completes the application for inquiry on use.

Article 6 (Change of User Information)

① “Users” cannot view or modify their personal information for which the application for use inquiry has been completed. However, it is possible to modify information upon request to the “company” for service management.
② “User” may notify the “Company” of the change by e-mail or other methods if the information stated at the time of application for use inquiry is changed.
③ The “Company” is not responsible for any disadvantages caused by not notifying the “Company” of the changes in Paragraph 2.

Article 7 (Obligation to protect personal information)

The “Company” strives to protect the personal information of “Users” as stipulated by relevant laws such as the “Information and Communications Network Act”. Regarding the protection and use of personal information, the relevant laws and the privacy policy of the “company” apply. However, the privacy policy of the “company” does not apply to linked sites other than the official site of the “company”.

Article 8 (Obligation for management of “user information” of “users”)

① The “user” is responsible for managing “user information” of the “user”, and it must not be shared with a third party.
② The "Company" shall prevent the use of the "User" if there is a risk that the "User Information" of the "User" may leak personal information, go against antisocial or public morals, or be mistaken for the operator of the "Company" and the "Company" You can limit it.
③ If the “user” recognizes that “user information” is being stolen or leaked to a third party, it must immediately notify the “company” and follow the instructions of the “company”.
④ In the case of paragraph 3, the “Company” is not responsible for any disadvantages caused by the “User” not notifying the “Company” or not following the “Company” guidance even if notified.

Article 9 (Notification to “Users”)

① If the "Company" notifies the "User", unless otherwise provided in these Terms and Conditions, it can be done using the e-mail address within the service.
② The “Company” may replace the notice in Paragraph 1 by posting on the bulletin board of the “Company” for more than 7 days in the case of a notice to all “Users”.

Article 10 (Obligations of “Company”)

① The “Company” does not engage in acts prohibited by the relevant laws and these Terms and Conditions or contrary to good morals and strives to provide the “Service” continuously and reliably.
② The “Company” must have a security system to protect personal information (“User Information”) so that “Users” can safely use the “Service”, and disclose and comply with the Privacy Policy.
③ The “Company” has the necessary personnel and systems to properly handle user complaints or damage relief requests that occur in connection with the use of the service.
④ The “Company” shall handle the opinions or complaints raised by the “User” in relation to the use of the service if it is deemed justifiable. For opinions or complaints raised by “users”, the processing process and results are delivered to “users” by using the bulletin board or by e-mail.

Article 11 (Obligations of “Users”)

① “User” shall not engage in the following acts.
1. Registration of false information at the time of application or change
2. Theft of information from others
3. Change of information posted by the “Company”
4. Transmission or posting of information (computer programs, etc.) other than those specified by the “Company”
5. Infringement of intellectual property rights such as copyrights of the “Company” and other third parties
6. Acts that damage the reputation of the “Company” and other third parties or interfere with business
7. Obscene or violent messages, images, voices, and other public order and morals Disclosure or posting of information contrary to the “Service”
8. Attempting to use the “Service” for profit without the consent of the Company
9. Other illegal or unfair actions
② “Users” shall comply with related laws, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, usage guides and notices related to the “Service”, notices from the “Company”, etc., and refrain from any other acts that interfere with the business of the “Company”. You shouldn't.

Article 12 (Provision of “Service”, etc.)

① The company provides the following services to users.
1. Open service (all content on the site)
2. Application service for inquiries on usage
3. Other services provided to “users” through additional development by the “company” or partnership agreements with other companies
② The company may divide the “service” into a certain range and separately designate the available time for each range. However, in this case, the contents will be notified in advance.
③ In principle, the “service” is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
④ The “Company” may temporarily suspend the provision of “Service” in the event of maintenance, replacement and breakdown of information and communication facilities such as computers, communication interruption, or significant operational reasons. In this case, the "Company" notifies the "User" by the method specified in Article 9 [Notification to the "User"]. However, if there is an unavoidable reason that the “Company” cannot notify in advance, it can be notified afterwards.
⑤ The “Company” may conduct regular inspections if necessary for the provision of services, and the period of regular inspections follows the notice on the service provision screen.

Article 13 (Change of “Service”)

① The “Company” may change all or part of the “Services” provided according to operational and technical needs if there are significant reasons.
② If there is a change in the contents, usage method, and usage time of the “Service”, the reason for the change, the contents of the service to be changed, and the date of provision, etc. must be posted on the initial screen of the service before the change.
③ The “Company” may modify, suspend, or change some or all of the services provided free of charge for the needs of the company’s policies and operations, and there is no separate compensation to “Users” unless there is a special provision in the relevant laws.

Article 14 (Provision of Information and Posting of Advertisements)

①“Company” may provide “Users” with various information deemed necessary while “Users” use “Services” through notices or e-mails. However, the “user” may refuse to receive e-mails except for transaction-related information and answers to customer inquiries in accordance with relevant laws.
② In the case of transmitting the information in Paragraph 1 by phone or facsimile device, it is transmitted with the prior consent of the “user”. However, it is excluded from replying to transaction-related information and customer inquiries of “users”.
③ The “Company” may post advertisements on the service screen, website, e-mail, etc. in relation to the operation of the “Service”. "Users" who have received e-mails with advertisements can refuse to receive them to "Company".
④ “Users” shall not take any action such as changing, modifying, or restricting postings or other information in relation to the services provided by the company.

Article 15 (Copyright of “Post”)

① The copyright of the “post” posted by the “user” in the “service” belongs to the author of the post.
② “Posts” posted by “Users” within “Service” may be exposed in search results, “Service” and related promotions, and may be partially modified, duplicated, edited and posted within the scope necessary for such exposure. In this case, the company complies with the provisions of the Copyright Act, and the “user” can take measures such as deletion or non-disclosure of the post at any time through the customer center or the management function within the “service”.
③ If the “Company” intends to use the “Posts” of “Users” in a way other than Paragraph 2, it must obtain the consent of “Users” in advance through telephone, fax, e-mail, etc.

Article 16 (Management of “Posts”)

① If the “posts” of “users” contain content that violates related laws such as the “Information and Communications Network Act” and the “Copyright Act”, the right holder may request suspension or deletion of the relevant “posts” in accordance with the procedures stipulated by the relevant laws. , “Company” must take action in accordance with the relevant laws.
② Even if there is no request from the right holder pursuant to the preceding paragraph, the “Company” may take temporary measures against the “Post” in accordance with the relevant laws if there is a reason for the violation of rights or if it violates other company policies and related laws.

Article 17 (Return of Rights)

① The copyright and intellectual property rights for the “service” belong to the “company”. However, “posts” of “users” and works provided under the partnership agreement are excluded.
② “Company” grants “users” only the right to write “user information” for application for use inquiries according to the conditions of use set by “company” in relation to the service, and “users” You cannot communicate or disclose to others. If “user information” is exposed or delivered under the authority of the “user”, the “company” is not responsible for any damage.

Article 18 (Cancellation, Change, etc. of Use Inquiry)

① “Users” may cancel or change usage inquiries at any time through the customer center or e-mail, and the “Company” may handle them in accordance with the relevant laws.
② If the “user” cancels or changes the inquiry, all data of the “user” is immediately destroyed, except when the “company” retains member information in accordance with the relevant laws and personal information processing policy.

Article 19 (Restriction on Use, etc.)

① The “Company” may restrict the use of the “Service” in stages by warning, IP blocking, etc., if the “User” violates the obligations of these Terms and Conditions or interferes with the normal operation of the “Service”.
② Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph, the “Company” is responsible for theft of personal information, the provision and operation of illegal programs in violation of the “Copyright Act” and the “Computer Program Protection Act”, illegal communication and hacking in violation of the “Information and Communications Network Act”, and In case of violating related laws such as distribution or exceeding access rights, use may be permanently suspended immediately.
In case of permanent suspension of use according to this clause, if inappropriate information related to the “service” is exposed, the “company” does not compensate for this.
③ The “user” may file an objection against the restrictions on use under this article according to the procedure set by the “company”. At this time, if the "Company" recognizes that the objection is justified, the "Company" immediately resumes the use of the "Service".

Article 20 (Limitation of Liability)

① The “Company” is exempted from responsibility for providing “Service” if it is unable to provide “Service” due to a natural disaster or force majeure equivalent thereto.
② The “Company” is not responsible for any obstacles to the use of the “Service” due to reasons attributable to the “User”.
③ The “Company” is not responsible for the reliability and accuracy of information, data, and facts posted by “Users” in relation to the “Service”.
④ “Company” is exempted from liability in the case of transactions between “users” or between “users” and third parties through “services”.
⑤ “Company” is not responsible for any damages related to the use of services provided free of charge.

Article 21 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)

① Any lawsuit filed between the “Company” and the “User” shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea.
② Litigation regarding disputes between the “Company” and “Users” shall be based on the address of the “User” at the time of filing, and if there is no address, the district court having jurisdiction over the place of residence shall have exclusive jurisdiction. However, if the address or residence of the “user” is not clear at the time of filing, the competent court shall be determined according to the Civil Procedure Act.
③ Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph, in the case of a “user” who has an address or residence abroad, the court of competent jurisdiction is the Seoul Central District Court for disputes between the “company” and the “user”.


These Terms and Conditions are effective from January 1, 2019.


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