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Privacy Guidelines

All information that is handled by the NIA is processed according to related laws and in agreement with government entities. [Laws on the security of personal information in government offices] relays the general laws on the handling of personal information.

The NIA will handle, store, and process personal information needed for public work tasks in accordance with the provisions of this law, protecting the rights of the citizens. Also, according to law, NIA will respect the your rights as citizens including the rights to request viewing and correction of ersonal information that is stored at the NIA. You have the right to request an administrative trial in case your rights are infringed according to the administrative appeal laws.

Protection of Personal Information on the National Information Society Agency's Website

This is the National Information Society Agency's official website. Thank you for visiting us. Here is the Personal Information Protection Policy of the website. The policy is in accordance with the [Law of Personal Information Protection in Government Offices] and Fundamental Guide of Personal Information Protection in Government Offices]. The policy of the National Information Society Agency's website is as follows. This is applied to all websites operated by the National Information Society Agency unless otherwise noted. www.nia.or.kr

Personal Information that is Automatically Collected and Stored

The following information will be automatically collected and stored when using our website.

The information that is automatically collected is statistically analyzed for the improvement of the website and better communication between user and website. However, please be aware that this information may be submitted according to related laws when the need arises.

Information Collected Through Email and Web Forms

All users may express themselves through mail, telephone, online forms and other electronic methods. Here are some matters to keep in mind when choosing a method.

Security Measures for the management of Website

For the security and continuous service of the website, the National Information Society Agency funs various programs that monitors network traffic and detects attempts to illegally change the information.

Linked Sites and Web Pages

When clicking on banners and links on the various web pages that are operated by the National Information Society Agency and moving to a different web site, make note of the information policy of the new site as the National Information Society Agency's policy is no longer applied.

Obtaining Other Persons Personal Information on Website

You must not obtain discernable personal information such as email addresses on the National Information Society Agenc'ss website. Individuals who obtain or view personal information illegally are liable for punishment under the Article 23 of [Law of Personal Information Protection in Government Offices].

Report Incidents of Personal Information Violation

If incidents that may violate personal information rights occur while using the National Information Society Agency's website, please report these incidents to the following authorities.

Aid for Violation of Rights (Related to[Law of Personal Information Protection in Government Offices])

Requests founded on Article 12 Clause 1 of [Law of Personal Information Protection in Government Offices], individuals whose information protection rights have been infringed by the acts of government organization heads or forbearance have the right to request administrative appeals.
For more details on administrative appeals click on the link below. http://www.moleg.go.kr/

Phone numbers for Administrative Appeals Commission

Phone numbers for Administrative Appeals Commission
CITY TEL CITY TEL
Seoul (02) 731-6157, 6557 Gangwon-Do (033) 249-2132,2478
Pusan (051) 888-2212 Chungbuk-Do (043) 220-2321~4
Daeg (053) 429-2137 Chungnam-Do (042) 251-2133
Incheon (032) 440-2292 Jeonbuk-Do (063) 280-2132
Gwangju (062) 606-2132 Jeonnam-Do (062) 607-2131
Daejeon (042) 600 2152 Gyeongbuk-Do (055) 279-2133
Ulsan (052) 229-2132 Jeju-Do (064) 710-2272
Gyeongji-Do (031) 249-2132

Contacts for Personal Information Protection Policy

The National Information Society Agency has appointed a Personal Information Protection Officer to ensure the rights of citizens and the appropriate use of personal information in public work processes. For more information on the personal information files held by the National Information Society Agency or personal information protection policies, contact us.

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