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Privacy Policy

PIKAGOS recognize the importance of protecting the personal data of our customers (e.g. identification data, financial information etc.) and the information of the users of our website. For this reason we adopt specific policies and security measures to comply with applicable laws and to protect your personal data.

This Privacy Policy explains the way of treatment of the information which is provided or collected in the websites on which this Policy is posted. In addition, the Policy also explains the information which is provided or collected in the course of using the applications of PIKAGOS which exist in the websites or platforms of other company.

Through this policy, PIKAGOS regards personal information of the users as important and inform them of the purpose and method of our using the personal information provided by the users and the measures taken by PIKAGOS for protection of those personal information.

Information Provided by the Users

and Collected While the Users Use Services

PIKAGOS may collect the information directly provided by the users and personal information items to be collected by PIKAGOS are as follows : For Internet membership service, your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, national information, and credit numbers. For online payment service, name, address, telephone number, email address, payment information including account number and card number, delivery information including delivery address, name and contact information of recipient, information of bid, purchase and sales. For social network service, name, email, address, ID, telephone number, address, national information, address list, information of place of taking pictures and date of creation of files, information of service use of members such as the type of contents watched or used by members, frequencies and period of activities of members.

Besides information directly provided by the users, we may collect information in the course that the users use the service provided by PIKAGOS. The information items are as follows: equipment identifier, operation system, hardware version, equipment set-up and telephone number, log data, use time, search word input by users, internet protocol address, cookie and web beacon, information of device location including specific geographical location detected through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi., current Internet protocol address and type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, the web pages you have visited, the type of handheld or mobile device used to view the Site, the Site content you have accessed and the advertisement you have been shown and/or clicked on.

Method of Collection and Use of Collected Information

PIKAGOS collects the information of users in a way of the followings: webpage, written form, fax, telephone calling, e-mailing, tools for collection of created information, provided by partner companies

We use the collected information of users for the following purposes: member management and identification, to detect and deter unauthorized or fraudulent use or abuse of the service, performance of contract and service fee settlement regarding provision of services demanded by the users, improvement of existing services and development of new services, making notice of function of company sites or applications or matters on policy change, to help you connect with other users you already know and, with your permission, allow other users to connect with you, to make statistics on member's service usage, to provide services and place advertisements based on statistical characteristics, to provide information on promotional events as well as opportunity to participate, to comply with applicable laws or legal obligation, use of information with prior consent of the users (for example, utilization of marketing advertisement)

We also use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Site, to deliver more relevant marketing messages and advertisement and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information to analyze usage of our Site, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.

Information Sharing

PIKAGOS may share or disclose the collected identifiable information to a 3rd party in the cases as follows :

When we share the information with its affiliates, partners and service providers; when PIKAGOS' affiliates, partners and service providers carry out services such as bill payment, execution of orders, products delivery and dispute resolution (including disputes on payment and delivery) for and on behalf of PIKAGOS

when the users consent the sharing in advance;

when the user selects to be provided by the information of products and services of certain companies by sharing his or her personal information with those companies, when the user selects to allow his or her personal information to be shared with the sites or platform of other companies such as social networking sites, other cases where the user gives prior consent for sharing his or her personal information

when the sharing is required by the laws;

if required to be disclosed by the laws and regulations, or if required to be disclosed by the investigative agencies for detecting crimes in accordance with the procedure and method as prescribed in the laws and regulations

Technology Policy

PIKAGOS may collect collective and inpersonal information through 'cookies' or 'web beacons'.

Cookies are very small text files to be sent to the browser of the users by the server used for operation of the websites of PIKAGOS and will be stored in hard-disks of the users' computer.

Web beacon is a small quantity of code which exists on the websites and e-mails. By using web beacons, we may know whether a user has interacted with certain webs or the contents of email.

These functions are used for evaluating, improving services and setting-up users' experiences so that much improved servoces can ne provided by PIKAGOS to the users. The items of cookies to be collected by us and the purpose of such collection are as follows:

cookies that memorize the information entered in an order form while searching other pages during web browser session, that for the page of products and check-out, memorize ordered services, that check whether the users are connected with correct services of the website while PIKAGOS changes the way of operating its website, that connect the users with certain application or server of the services. Performance cookies that does web analysis, providing statistical data on the ways of using website, that check the effect of advertisement, that measure an error which may occur so as to give a help for improving website, that test other design of the website of PIKAGOS. Functionality cookies that memorize set-ups applied such as layout, text size, basic set-up and colors, that memorize when the customer respond to a survey constructed by us. Adertising cookies that carry out PR to the users as targets in other websites by connecting through social networks use the information of users' visit, that provide the information of users' visit to ad agencies so that they can suggest an ad which may attract the interest of the users.

Security Measures

PIKAGOS is committed to protection your personal data. We have implemented physical, technical and organizational security measures to help protect your personal data from misuse, lose and unauthorized alteration. We regard the security of personal information of uses as very important. We construct the following security measures;

Encryption of personal information(transmit users' personal information by using encrypted communication zone, store important information such as passwords after encrypting it), Countermeasures against hacking(install a system in the zone the external access to which is controlled so as to prevent leakage or damage of users' personal information by hacking or computer virus), Establish and execute internal management plan, Install and operate access control system, Take measures to prevent forging or alteration of access record.

Modification of Privacy Protection Policy and Others

PIKAGOS has the right to amend or modify this policy from time to time and, in such case, we will make a public notice of it through bulletin board of its website(or through individual notice such as written document, fax, or email) and obtain consent from the users if required by relevant laws.

For carrying out services, PIKAGOS commissions external professional companies to process personal information as follows. This commissioned works for processing personal information is carried out by each subcontractor and service only if necessary for providing that service. In commissioning process of personal information, in order to secure safety of personal information, PIKAGOS supervises and ensure to expressly state in the agreement with subcontractors so that those subcontractors will safely process personal information by strictly complying with directions regarding personal information protection, keeping personal information secret, not disclosing it to a 3rd party and being liable for accidents and returning or destructing personal information upon termination of the commission or process. In principle, PIKAGOS destructs personal information of users without delay when: the purpose of its collection and use has been achieved; the legal or management needs are satisfied; or users request: Provided that, if it is required to retain the information by relevant laws and regulations, PIKAGOS will retain member information for certain period as designated by relevant laws and regulations.

Responsible department

PIKAGOS designates the following department and person in charge of personal information in order to protect personal information of customers and deal with complaints from customers:

Department responsible for privacy protection and customer service:

Address : 205-ho, Danwoo tower, 239, Gyeongbokdae-ro, Jinjeop-eup, Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea


The latest update date: 21, Dec., 2017

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