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**This English translation is provided for your reference purposes only, and is not legally binding. Only a Korean version of the privacy policy is legally binding.
The personal information policy of Medicircle is subject to change according to the relevant laws and regulations, guidelines, or internal operation policies. If any modification is made to the method of handling the members' personal information, Medicircle will notify its members of the change in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations and the service terms of use.
This policy will take effect starting January 8, 2016.

Personal information collected

With your consent, Medicircle will collect the following personal information for such membership, consultation and service application.

  • Essential items:  name, login ID, password, phone numbers, e-mail.
  • Personal Information Collection Methods: Homepage (subscription, Counseling Bulletin)
Purpose of Collecting and Using Personal Information

Medicare Circle utilizes the collected personal information for the following purposes.

  • Billing content and services provided in accordance with the service contract
  • Member management
    Identity verification in accordance with the subscription service, personal identification, prevention of unauthorized member, subscribe intention confirmation, age verification, the legal representative of a minor under the age of 14 may permit him/her to inspect the minor’s personal information, to correct or delete such information.
  • Marketing and advertising
    Events such as advertisement information delivery, access statistics on the use and frequency of service from members.
Retention and use of personal information

Medicircle deletes the user’s personal information immediately when the retention period expires or the administrative purpose is achieved, without exception.

Process and method of personal information deletion

In principle, Medicircle destroys a user’s personal information after the period of retaining the personal information ends or the purposes of handling the personal information have been attained. Destruction procedure and method are as follows

  • Destruction procedure
    Client’s personal information is transferred to a separate database or stored in a separate storage location in case the user’s personal information needs to be stored even after the expiry of the retention period or achievement of the administrative purpose. 
  • Method of deletion
    -Personal information stored as electronic files is deleted using Low Level Formatting.
    -Personal information stored in paper format is destroyed by shredding or incineration.
Consignment of collected personal information

Medicircle is not to consign to an external company clients personal information without the clients consent. If in case it is necessary to consign in the future, the company is obliged to notify its clients on the content and those that are subject to consignment. When necessary, the company must have an authorization from the clients in advance.

The Rights of Users and Legal Representatives and Methods of Exercising Those Rights

Users or legal representatives can view or modify their personal information or that of their children aged below 14, or request the deletion of those personal information.
Contact your personal information manager by letter, telephone or email. Your identity will be confirmed and necessary actions taken.
Should users request corrections on errors of personal information, we will not use or provide any personal information until a correction is made. In addition, if the wrong personal information has already been provided to a third party, we will immediately notify them so that a proper correction can be made. If the personal information is canceled or deleted upon request of users or legal representatives, the Company will take the necessary actions as specified before.

Installation, Operation and Rejection of Automatic Personal Information Collection Devices

We do not operate devices that would automatically create and use personal information when using Internet services, such as cookies.

Civil services regarding personal information

Medicircle has outlined the departments and designated people to take responsibility for personal information management to process complaints related to personal information and the protection of client’s personal information.

  • - Privacy Manager: Maria Minkina
  • - * Tel: +8210-2650-6301

You can report any petitions related to personal information protection to the person responsible for personal information management or the relevant department while still using Medicircle services. Medicircle will immediately provide a statement regarding the items reported by its users.
If you need to report personal information intrusion or need consultation, you may contact the following agencies:
1. Report Center for Personal Information Infringement (privacy.kisa.or.kr/1336)
2. Information Protection Mark Certification Committee (www.eprivacy.or.kr/82-2-580-0533~4)
3. Internet Crime Investigation Center of the Supreme Prosecutor's Office (http://icic.sppo.go.kr/82-2-3480-3600)
4. Cyber Terror Response Center of the National Police Agency (www.ctrc.go.kr/82-2-392-0330)