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Legal Notice

SK Telecom AI Center (“AI Center”) complies with the provisions of the main privacy law, the Personal Information Protection Act, in addition to all of the other laws and regulations regarding the protection of personal information. Furthermore, AI Center has established and complies with the Privacy Policy, which is available at AI Center’s website (www.skt.ai) for users’ easy access.

The Privacy Policy of AI Center may change in accordance with changes to the relevant laws and regulations, and may also change in accordance with changes to internal operating procedures. If the Privacy Policy of AI Center changes, the details will be disclosed through the company’s website (www.skt.ai)

1. General Provisions

“Personal Information” as set forth in this Privacy Policy means information regarding living persons, and as such means information such as names, resident registration numbers, and the like through which an individual can be identified (this includes cases where, even though the information in question cannot by itself identify an individual, simply combining the information in question with other information will allow for the identification of an individual).

The Privacy Policy of AI Center is available on the first page of the company’s website (www.skt.ai) so that users can easily access it at any time.

AI Center may amend this Privacy Policy in accordance with changes to the relevant laws and regulations or changes to the company’s internal personal information processing policies, and if such amendments occur, the details of such amendments and their effective dates will be available for confirmation.

If the Privacy Policy of AI Center is changed, the fact of the change, the effective period of the change, and the details of the change will be announced to users through the website (www.skt.ai).

2. Collection of Personal Information, Purpose of Use, Information Collected and Period of Retention

AI Center collects and uses personal information for activities that require ‘mandatory consent’, which are required for the provision of the essential services, and activities that require ‘optional consent’, which are required for the provision of services that meet individual users’ wants and needs. The essential services may be used by users who do not consent to the optional consent activities.

AI Center does not collect sensitive personal information that has a clear risk of intruding upon the user's personal life (race and heritage, ideologies and faiths, hometown and residence, political leanings and criminal histories, health status and sex life, etc.). However, if there is a need to collect and process some sensitive information to the minimum degree necessary to provide the relevant services, such information may be collected and processed in accordance with the required measures as proscribed by law, such as receiving user consent, etc.

AI Center collects and uses personal information for the following purposes.

[Collection , Purpose of Use and Term of Retention of Personal Information (Mandatory Consent)]

Purpose of Collection and Use Information Collected and Used Period of Retention and Use
Verifying the identity and level of education of an applicant to AI Center, Reviewing whether to hire the applicant, Making a decision on hiring the applicant and notifying thereof Name, Current work, Contact information, Level of education, Areas of interest, Resume and/or CV Commencing from the date of consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of fulfillment of the purpose of such collection and use
Verifying the identity of a participant in AI Center’s events (e.g., conferences, etc.), Providing notices regarding such events, etc. Name, Current work, Contact information, Areas of interest Commencing from the date of consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of fulfillment of the purpose of such collection and use

※ This includes not only the information at the time of application and participation, but also the information changed as a result of modifications thereto.

Purpose of Collection and Use Verifying the identity and level of education of an applicant to AI Center, Reviewing whether to hire the applicant, Making a decision on hiring the applicant and notifying thereof
Verifying the identity of a participant in AI Center’s events (e.g., conferences, etc.), Providing notices regarding such events, etc.
Information Collected and Used Name, Current work, Contact information, Level of education, Areas of interest, Resume and/or CV
Name, Current work, Contact information, Areas of interest
Period of Retention and Use Commencing from the date of consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of fulfillment of the purpose of such collection and use
Commencing from the date of consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of fulfillment of the purpose of such collection and use

※ This includes not only the information at the time of application and participation, but also the information changed as a result of modifications thereto.

[Collection , Purpose of Use and Term of Retention of Personal Information (Optional Consent)]

Purpose of Collection and Use Information Collected and Used Period of Retention and Use
Providing information on benefits provided by AI Center and updates on news, events, etc. Name, Current work, Contact information, Areas of interests Commencing from the date consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of withdrawal of consent

※ This includes not only the information at the time of application and participation, but also the information changed as a result of modifications thereto.

※ AI Center may process collected personal information into anonymized statistical data for its use and/or distribution.

Purpose of Collection and Use Providing information on benefits provided by AI Center and updates on news, events, etc.
Information Collected and Used Name, Current work, Contact information, Areas of interests
Period of Retention and Use Commencing from the date consent to the collection and use of personal information, Ending on the date of withdrawal of consent

※ This includes not only the information at the time of application and participation, but also the information changed as a result of modifications thereto.

※ AI Center may process collected personal information into anonymized statistical data for its use and/or distribution.

3. Means to Collect Personal Information Collection and Consent

AI Center provides means to consent to the collection and use of personal information, and such means involve the user checking or clicking a button indicating ‘I consent’ or ‘'I do not consent.’ Checking or clicking on a button indicating ‘I consent’ means that the user consents to the collection and use of personal information.

Users have the right not to consent to the collection and use of personal information, and will not be subject to any disadvantage if they do not consent. However, if a user does not consent to the mandatory consent items, the user may not use the services or there may be limitations to the provision of services for their intended use.

AI Center collects personal information through written documents such as applications to attend the events held by AI Center (the “Events”) and the like, or through personal identification, sweepstakes entries and the like on websites, apps, forum boards and telephone/fax numbers run by AI Center.

4. Consignment of Personal Information Processing

AI Center stipulates in a consignment agreement or other documents the matters regarding: the prohibition on processing personal information outside of the purpose of the consignment; the technical and managerial protections for personal information; the purpose and scope of the consignment and limitations on subcontracting; security measures for personal information such as access limitations, matters regarding oversight such as inspections of the management of the personal information possessed in relation to the purpose of the consignment; the responsibilities in the event of an accident regarding personal information; and the obligation to return or destroy personal information after the end of processing thereof. AI Center also manages such matters set forth above and comply with relevant provisions relating thereto.

In order to ensure smooth operations and to provide better services and user convenience, AI Center carries out the following personal information processing responsibilities by consigning them to an external corporation (On Paper Creative Co., Ltd.). The list of consigned corporations may change in accordance with any changes to the relevant services and the contract term, and in case of such changes, notice will be provided through an announcement.

[Consignment of Personal Information Processing]

5. Provision of Collected Personal Information to Third Parties

AI Center uses users’ personal information after receiving consent from the user in question or to the extent permitted by law, and does not use or provide to any third parties personal information exceeding such extent. In particular, personal information may be provided in the following cases, with particular care taken and to the extent set forth above.

  • A. Affiliates In order to provide better services, users’ personal information may be provided to or shared with affiliate companies. If personal information is provided or shared to affiliate companies, users will be individually notified and asked for their consent in writing or via electronic mail, which includes such information as the identity of affiliate companies, the items of personal information to be provided or shared, the reason of such provision or sharing, how long and how personal information will be protected and managed. If the user does not provide consent, the relevant personal information will not be provided to or shared with affiliate companies. The same procedure will be followed to notify and obtain consent from users if there are any changes to the affiliation or when the affiliation is terminated.
  • B. Sale, Merger, Etc. If all or part of the business is assigned, or the rights and obligations of the service provider are transferred and succeeded due to merger or inheritance, users will be notified thereof in order to ensure users’ rights with regard to the protection of their personal information.
  • C. When Required or Permitted by Law

    ※ Even if an administrative or investigative agency requests for administrative or investigative purposes to the extent specifically prescribed by law, users’ personal information will not be provided unconditionally and will be provided in accordance with the appropriate procedure as prescribed by law, including where a request is made through a warrant or in writing with the signature or seal of the head of the relevant agency.

6. Period of Retention and Use of Personal Information

In case of receiving consent that states otherwise or so long as there is no legal basis, AI Center will possess and use users’ personal information from the date of the user’s application or participation, and throughout the period during which the user is provided with the application process or the Events. The user’s personal information will be destroyed without delay if: the user withdraws consent to the collection and use of personal information; the purpose of the collection and use has been achieved or the period of retention and use has lapsed; or a reason for destroying the information occurs such as the termination of business. However, if there is a need to retain personal information in anticipation of such cases as litigation, dispute, etc., personal information will be retained for a certain period until the applicable purpose has been achieved.

7. Procedures and Means of Destroying Personal Information

AI Center will destroy collected personal information without delay once the purpose of use thereof has been achieved or when the period of retention and use has lapsed. The procedure, means, and timing of destruction are as follows:

  • A. Procedure and Timing of Destruction Once the purpose of use of the personal information provided by the user for the application to AI Center, participation in the Events or other reasons has been achieved upon completion thereof, such personal information will be deleted or destroyed after being retained for the period permitted by law for the purpose of information protection (see Period of Retention and Use).
  • B. Means of Destruction Personal information provided in written form, such as an application to participate in the Events, or printed on paper will be destroyed by a shredder, incinerated or dissolved through chemical means, and personal information in electronic file form will be deleted using technical means that do not allow for the recovery of the records.

8. Users’ Rights and Obligations, and Means of Exercising Rights

  • A. Users’ Rights Regarding Protection of Personal Information

    At any time, users can access or receive information on the current status of: the user’s personal information retained by AI Center; AI Center’s use or provision of the personal information to a third party; and the user’s consent to the collection, use and provision of personal information. If a user requests access to, the provision of, or corrections to personal information, AI Center will faithfully respond to the user’s request, and if correction or deletion is deemed required in cases where there are errors with the relevant personal information or the retention period has lapsed, such correction or deletion will be done without delay.

    Users can request to withdraw consent ( termination of subscription) regarding the collection, use or provision of personal information, and AI Center will take the necessary measures without delay.

  • B. Means of Exercising Users’ Rights

    Users can exercise their rights through the following means. AI Center may confirm whether the person exercising such rights is the actual user or an authorized representative of the user through certificates of identity (resident registration card, passport, new-type driver’s license) or certificates of rights (power of attorney, seal certificate for the person and his/her representative).

    • Click on the ‘Change User Information’ or the ‘Check Information’ menu on the applicable website, or inquire via letter, phone or email using the notified contact information.

    If there is a good reason to deny a request for access, verification or correction with regard to all or part of the relevant personal information, AI Center will notify the user thereof and explain such reason.

  • C. Users’ Obligations Regarding Protection of Personal Information

    Users shall make efforts to prevent unexpected accidents by entering up-to-date personal information correctly. Users are responsible for accidents occurred due to incorrect information entered by them, and if users have stolen another person’s information or entered false information, AI Center may limit their ability to apply or participate in the Events.

    Users shall be careful not to infringe or harm another person’s personal information, including postings, and rights . If a user infringes or harms another person’s personal information or rights in violation of relevant laws, the user may be legally responsible for such incident.

9. Technical and Administrative Measures for Protection of Personal Information

  • A. Technical Measures

    In processing users’ personal information, AI Center implements the following technical measures to secure safety of personal information so that it is not lost, stolen, disclosed, altered, or damaged.

    • Users’ personal information is protected by a password, and important data is protected through a separate security function by encrypting files and transmission data or by using a file lock.
    • AI Center takes measures to prevent damage caused by computer viruses by using vaccine programs and the like on information devices used for processing personal information. Vaccine programs are regularly updated, and when a sudden virus emerges, AI Center provides a vaccine as soon as it becomes available to prevent the infringement of personal information.
    • AI Center adopts a security device that can safely transmit personal information on the network using cryptographic algorithms and the like.
    • AI Center operates an intrusion prevention and detection system to protect its internal network in preparation for external intrusions such as hacking, and has installed access control systems for each server to enhance security.
  • B. Administrative Measures
    • In order to ensure the safe protection of personal information, major systems and facilities are operated with objective certifications from external expert institutions, such as information protection management system certification.
    • AI Center implements necessary procedures for accessing and managing users’ personal information, and has its employees become familiar with and comply with them.
    • The number of people who can process users’ personal information are limited to the minimum. Those who can process users’ personal information are as follows:
    • Person who performs personal information management and protection activities, such as the personal information protection manager and the personal information protection officer; and
    • Any other persons whose work necessitates the processing of personal information.
    • When using a computer to process users’ personal information, AI Center designates a person in charge who has access to personal information, gives an identification (ID) and password, and regularly updates such password.
    • AI Center provides regular in-house training and external consignment training for employees who process personal information on acquiring new security technologies and their duty to protect personal information.
    • When hiring new employees, AI Center has them sign an information protection pledge or personal information protection pledge in order to preemptively prevent information disclosure by employees. Internal procedures have been prepared and continue to be carried out to audit the implementation of, and compliance by employees with, the Privacy Policy.
    • Upon retirement of employees, including those who processed user's personal information, AI Center has them sign a confidentiality pledge in order to prevent them from harming, infringing or disclosing personal information they became aware of during the course of their work.
    • The transfer and takeover of the duties of those who processed personal information is carried out in a strict manner while security is maintained, and AI Center clearly stipulates responsibility for personal information infringement accidents after employment and retirement.
    • Data processing rooms and archives are designated as specially protected areas where access is controlled.
    • In the event that personal information is lost, disclosed, falsified, altered or damaged due to a mistake of an internal manager or an accident in technical management, AI Center will immediately inform users of the fact and seek proper measures and compensation.

10. Transmission of Advertising Information

AI Center does not transmit for-profit advertising information without the prior consent of the user.

If AI Center transmits for-profit advertising information for the purpose of conducting user-oriented marketing such as information guide on new products or events, the user’s prior consent to the transmission of advertising information is obtained and the following measures are taken with regard to the respective means of transmission so that users can easily recognize the information as advertised that it is advertising information.

  • Email: The words ‘(Advertising)’ or ‘(Adult Advertising)’ will be displayed in the beginning of the title column without spaces in the Korean language, and the main content will be displayed in the main body of the email. However, even when sending for-profit advertising information through electronic media that is difficult to indicate in the title column or the like, necessary measures are taken such as indicating the name of the sender, etc.
  • Means other than email such as fax or mobile phone text message: Necessary measures are taken such as indicating the name of the sender, etc.

AI Center notifies users of the information about their consent, refusal or withdrawal of consent regarding the transmissions of advertising information within 14 days from the date of occurrence. Furthermore, users will be informed of the fact that they have consented to the transmission of advertising information every two years from the date of the user’s consent to the transmission of advertising information.

11. Collection of Feedback and Handling of Complaints

AI center values the opinions of users . If a user has any questions, please contacts us and we will give the user a prompt and accurate answer. The contact information for the user center is as follows:

  • - Online inquiries : help@sktair.com
  • - If a user needs counseling on other infringements on personal information, the user may contact the Reporting Center for Infringements on Personal Information of the Korea Internet & Security Agency or the Korea National Police Agency Cyber Security Bureau.
  • - Reporting Center for Infringements on Personal Information / Tel: 118
    · URL : http://privacy.kisa.or.kr
  • - Korea National Police Agency Cyber Security Bureau / Tel: no area code 182
    · URL : cyberbureau.police.go.kr

12. Personal Information Protection Manager and Officer

AI Center makes its best to protect personal information so that users can safely use its services. AI Center has designated the following personal information protection manager and department for the purpose of processing users’ personal information related inquiries, complaints, and providing relief from damages, and will promptly and faithfully respond to such user requests.

Personal information protection manager email : skt.privacy@sk.com

  • Announcement Date of the Privacy Policy: May 22, 2019
  • Effective Date of the Privacy Policy: May 22, 2019

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