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Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use of Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ Representative Web Site

Article 1 (Purpose)

The purpose of these terms and conditions of use (hereinafter referred to as “Terms and Conditions”) is to provide for the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Company” and users in using Internet-related services (hereinafter referred to as “Services”) provided by the Company’s representative Web site (www.samsungsem.com).

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Article 2 (Definitions)

  • 1. [The Company’s representative Web site (www.samsungsem.com)] means a vertical space designed by the Company, using computers and other information and communication equipment, so as to provide users with information on the products produced and sold by the Company and as well as its corporate information. It may also mean the services provided by the Company.
  • 2. [User] refers collectively to those who visit the Company’s representative Web site and use the Services provided by the aforementioned Web site, in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  • 3. [Member] means a person who, among users, has provided the information requested by the Company’s representative Web site and is registered as a user. A Member will receive on a continuing basis the information provided by the Company’s representative Web site exclusively to users who are registered as such.
  • 4. [Inactive Member] means a Member who has never logged in the Company’s representative Web site for 12 consecutive months after his/her last login.

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Article 3 (Display, Explanation, and Revision of these Terms and Conditions, etc.)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site displays on its initial screen the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, trade name and representative director’s name, address of the place of business (including the address of the place in which users’ complaints may be resolved), personal information handling policy, etc., to ensure that users will be informed thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, it may be arranged that users can view the provisions hereof through a connection screen.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site may revise these Terms and Conditions to the extent that it does not violate applicable laws, including but not limited to the Act on Consumer Protection, Act on the Regulation of General Clause, Framework Act on Electronic Commerce, Digital Signature Act, Act on the Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc.
  • 3. When revising these Terms and Conditions, the Company’s representative Web site announces the proposed revision hereof by posting on its initial screen the same content and the then current Terms along with the effective date of and reasons for such revision and Conditions, starting on the date 7 days prior to the effective date thereof up to the date immediately preceding the effective date. If these Terms and Conditions are to be revised unfavorably to users, however, the proposed revision hereof shall be announced for at least 30 days prior to the proposed effective date of such revision. In such a case, the Company’s representative Web site shall display the revised provisions hereof so as for users to understand the same with ease, by clearly comparing the provisions in effect before and after the proposed revision.
  • 4. When, upon the announcement or notification of the revision hereof pursuant to subsection 3 above, the Company’s representative Web site has expressly announced or notified Members that users shall be deemed to have consented to the proposed revision hereof if they fail to clearly express their intent to refuse to accept the same within the notification period, a user shall be deemed to have consented to the revision hereof if he/she fails to do so.
  • 5. If a user should not consent to the revision hereof, the Company shall not apply the revision hereof, in which case the user concerned may be subject to restrictions on the use of the Services provided by the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 6. All matters that are not provided herein and interpretation hereof shall be subject to the Act on the Consumer Protection in the Electronic Commerce Transactions, etc.; Act on the Regulation of General Clause; Consumer Protection Guidelines prescribed by the Fair Trade Commission, and applicable laws or generally accepted commercial practices.

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Article 4 (Provision and Alteration of Services)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site shall carry out the following activities:
    ① Provision of the information on the products produced and sold by the Company
    ② Any other activities prescribed in the Company’s representative Web site
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site may alter the information currently provided in case of discontinuation of or changes in the technical specifications of any product, or otherwise.
  • 3. The Company’s representative Web site may provide Members, by e-mail or mail, or otherwise, with a variety of information that it deems may be needed by Members in the course of using the Services, in which case Members may refuse to receive such information either on the membership application menu or change member information menu if Members do not wish to do so. In case of material changes occurring to the Services, such as termination or suspension thereof, the corresponding information may be provided to Members, notwithstanding their intent not to receive such information.

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Article 5 (Suspension of Services)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site may temporarily suspend provision of the Services upon the occurrence of justifiable reasons, including, without limitation, checkup for repair, replacement, and breakdown of computers and other information and communication equipment as well as interruption of communication.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site shall not be liable to users or any third parties for the damage that result from such temporary suspension of Services caused by any of the event that sets forth in subsection 1 above, except where it proves that such suspension has occurred because of willful acts or negligence of the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 3. If the Services cannot be provided because of changes in the business line, giving up business, consolidation of companies, or otherwise, the Company’s representative Web site may provide a notice thereof to users in such a manner as provided in Article 8 hereof.

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Article 6 (Membership Application)

  • 1. An applicant may apply for membership by expressing his/her intent to consent to these Terms and Conditions after having entered his/her member information in the application form prescribed by the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site may withhold its acceptance of any membership application falling under any of the following categories and may suspend its acceptance until the cause of suspension has been removed:
    ① There is no room in the capacity of the Company’s relevant equipment related to the provision of the Services.
    ② Hindrance is caused in terms of the Company’s technical aspect.
    ③ It is, otherwise, deemed necessary, taking into account of the Company’s circumstances.
  • 3. The Company’s representative Web site may not accept any membership application falling under any of the following categories:
    ① The membership application is made using an unreal name or the name of another person.
    ② Entries in the use agreement application are falsely or incorrectly entered.
    ③ The membership application is made to disturb social peace and order as well as harm good public morals.
    ④ The applicant intends to use the Services for illegal purposes.
    ⑤ The applicant intends to use the Service for profit-making purposes.
    ⑥ The applicant has been previously disqualified from membership pursuant to Article 7.3 hereof, except where 3 years have elapsed since his/her disqualification and the applicant has obtained the consent of the Company to his/her reapplication for membership to the Company’s representative Web site.
    ⑦ The applicant fails to meet other registration requirements prescribed by the Company.
    ⑧ The membership application is made by a user who is in competition with the Services.
    ⑨ The membership application is made, otherwise, against the prescribed requirements.
  • 4. Membership application procedures shall be deemed to have been completed at the time when a certification e-mail has been received by the user concerned with the Company’s representative Web site and the user has completed the certification procedures, as instructed by the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 5. If any changes occur to the registration information provided at the time of applying for membership, the Member concerned shall immediately inform the Company’s representative Web site thereof via e-mail or using other means.

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Article 7 (Withdrawal from Membership and Disqualification, etc.)

  • 1. A Member may make a request to the Company’s representative Web site for withdrawal from membership at any time and, upon request, the Company’s representative Web site shall immediately process such request so as to have his/her membership withdrawn. Then, the Member shall not apply again for membership, using the same e-mail address, for 3 months from the date of withdrawal from membership.
  • 2. Should any of the following events occur to a Member, the Company’s representative Web site may limit or suspend his/her Membership:
    ① Has registered at the time of applying for membership, by entering false or incorrect entries
    ② Threatens order in the use of Internet services by preventing others from using the Company’s representative Web site, stealing the Company’s information, or otherwise
    ③ Commits any acts that are prohibited by applicable laws and these Terms and Conditions, or are against good public morals
    ④ Falls within the category of the provisions of Articles 6.2 and 6.3 hereof
  • 3. When any of the events under subsection 2 above occurs to a Member even after the Company’s representative Web site has limited or suspended his/her membership, the Company’s representative Web site may disqualify the Member from membership if the Member fails to remedy the same within the designated period after the date of request for remedy from the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 4. Upon disqualification of a Member from membership, the Company’s representative Web site shall cancel the Member’s registration as such, in which case the Company’s representative Web site shall give notice thereof to the Member concerned and also give him/her an opportunity to be heard prior to the cancellation of his/her registration.
  • 5. Should a Member withdraw or be disqualified from membership to the Company’s representative Web site, the Member’s personal information shall be promptly destroyed and deleted without delay, except for the items of such personal information that the Company is legally required to store.
  • 6. The Company’s representative Web site may disqualify an inactive Member if the inactive Member concerned has been notified with the information on disqualification from membership, addressed to the e-mail address registered at the time of membership application, but the Member concerned fails to respond within the period prescribed in the aforementioned information. In such a case, the Member’s personal information and the information on the use of Services by him/her shall be promptly destroyed and deleted without delay, except for the items of such personal information that the Company is legally required to store.

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Article 8 (Notice to Members)

  • 1. When notice is given to a Member by the Company’s representative Web site, such notice may be addressed to the e-mail address designated by the Member concerned as agreed upon with the Company’s representative Web site in advance.
  • 2. In providing notice to unspecified multiple Members, the Company’s representative Web site may post such notice on the bulletin board of the Company’s representative Web site for not less than a week, in lieu of providing notice to each Member. Notwithstanding the foregoing provision, notice shall be given to each Member with respect to any matters that may have a material effect on the transactions with the Member in question.

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Article 9 (Requests for Estimates and Samples)

In requesting estimates and samples, users of the Company’s representative Web site shall clearly provide the following information:

  • 1. Retrieval and selection of products, etc.
  • 2. Entry of name, address, phone number, e-mail address (or mobile phone number), etc.
  • 3. Other information that the Company deems necessary in providing such estimates and samples

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Article 10 (Protection of Personal Information)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site may collect users’ personal information to provide a variety of services related to membership application, community, etc., and may collect and handle (that is, process, store, and manage) a minimum level of information necessary for such purposes.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site collects such personal information as set out in Appendix 2 attached to “Personal Information Handling Policy of Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.”
  • 3. In collecting any personal information that can identify a user, the Company’s representative Web site shall obtain consent from the user concerned without failure.
  • 4. The personal information provided by a user shall not be used other than for the intended purposes nor shall be provided to a third party without the consent of the user concerned; failing to do so will have the Company’s representative Web site be fully responsible and liable therefor, except where:
    ① A minimum level of user information (such as name, address, and phone number) is provided to delivery companies for their delivery services, to the extent that is necessary for such purposes
    ② Such personal information is provided in a form that cannot identify any specific individual person, as needed for statistics, academic research, or market survey
    ③ Such information is required for the adjustment and settlement of payments as a result of transaction of goods, etc.
    ④ Such information is needed to identify the user in question to prevent theft ⑤ Any unavoidable reasons exist, as provided in applicable laws or, otherwise, legally required
  • 5. If the Company’s representative Web site is required to obtain consent from the user concerned pursuant to subsections 3 and 4 above, the Company’s representative Web site shall clearly mention to the user the provisions of Article 22.2 of the Act on the Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc., or give provide to the user thereof in advance, including the identity of the personal information manager (department, name, phone number, and other contact information), purposes of collection and use of such information, information concerning the provision of such information to a third party (recipient(s), purposes of provision, and the content of such information to be provided). For the avoidance of doubt, the user concerned shall be entitled to withdraw his/her consent at any time.
  • 6. A user may request the Company’s representative Web site at any time to give him/her access to his/her personal information held by the latter or correct errors contained therein, in which case the Company’s representative Web site shall be obliged to promptly take necessary measures without delay. Upon request from a user for the correction of errors, the Company’s representative Web site shall not use such personal information until the errors in question have been duly corrected.
  • 7. The Company’s representative Web site shall limit the number of persons who handle personal information to a minimum so as to protect personal information and shall be liable to users for the damage suffered as a result of loss, theft, divulgement, alteration of users’ personal information, or otherwise, to the extent that is prescribed by applicable laws.
  • 8. When a third party has been provided with personal information by the Company or the Company’s representative Web site, that third party shall promptly destroy such personal information as soon as the purpose of collecting or being provided with such personal information has been attained.

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Article 11 (Obligations of the Company’s Representative Web Site)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site shall not commit any acts that are prohibited by applicable laws and these Terms and Conditions or are against good public morals, and shall make its best endeavors to provide the Services on a continuing and stable basis pursuant to these Terms and Conditions.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site shall furnish itself with a proper security system enough to protect users’ personal information so as to ensure that users may use the Services safely.
  • 3. The Company’s representative Web site shall not send any advertisement e-mails of profit-making nature that users do not want to receive.

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Article 12 (Members’ Obligations Concerning E-mail and Password)

  • 1. Members shall be responsible for managing their e-mail and passwords, except for those under Article 10 hereof.
  • 2. Members shall not allow a third party to use their own e-mail and passwords at all.
  • 3. When a Member becomes aware that his/her ID and/or password have been stolen or are used by a third party, the Member concerned shall immediately advise the Company’s representative Web site thereof and follow the instructions given by the Company’s representative Web site, if any.

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Article 13 (Users’ Obligations)

Users shall not commit any of the following acts:

  • 1. Register by entering false or incorrect entries, upon application for membership or changes
  • 2. Steal information from another person
  • 3. Alter the information posted on the Company’s representative Web site
  • 4. Transmit or post any information (such as computer programs, etc.) other than that prescribed by the Company’s representative Web site
  • 5. Infringe on intellectual property, including the copyright in the Company’s representative Web site or a third party’s copyright
  • 6. Commit any acts that damage the reputation of the Company’s representative Web site or a third party, or interfere with their business
  • 7. Disclose or post on the Company’s representative Web site any information that is involved with obscene or violent messages, pictures, or voice, or is against good public morals

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Article 14 (Relations between Connection Web site and Connected Web site)

  • 1. When the Company’s representative Web site and a sub–Web site is connected with each other through a hyperlink (e.g., the object of such hyperlink includes texts, pictures, moving pictures, etc.) method, the former is called the connection Web site, while the latter is called the connected Web site.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site shall not bear any obligations as guarantor for the transactions between users and the connected Web site with respect to the services, goods, etc., provided by the connected Web site independently.

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Article 15 (Ownership of Copyright and Restrictions on Use)

  • 1. The ownership of copyright and other intellectual property in the works prepared by the Company’s representative Web site shall be bested in the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 2. Users shall not reproduce, transmit, publish, distribute, broadcast, or, otherwise, use for profit-making purposes or allow a third party to use any information or intellectual property that belongs to the Company’s representative Web site among the information that they may acquire by using the Company’s representative Web site, without prior consent from the Company’s representative Web site.
  • 3. If the Company’s representative Web site uses any copyright that belongs to a user pursuant to the relevant agreement, the Company’s representative Web site shall give notice thereof to the user concerned.

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Article 16 (Settlement of Disputes)

  • 1. The Company’s representative Web site shall establish and operate a damage handling and compensation body so as to reflect the reasonable opinions and complaints raised by users, and compensate users for and deal with the damage resulting therefrom.
  • 2. The Company’s representative Web site shall deal with the complaints and opinions raised by users with priority. If it is unable to promptly deal with the same, the user concerned shall be immediately advised of the reason and the expected schedule for dealing with the same.
  • 3. If a request for remedy of the damage is made by a user in relation to a dispute between the Company’s representative Web site and the user concerned, the dispute in question may be settled in accordance with the mediation by a dispute mediation institution referred to by the Fair Trade Commission or the mayor or governor having jurisdiction.

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Article 17 (Jurisdiction and Governing Law)

All disputes between the Company’s representative Web site and users shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea, and all lawsuits brought out of or in relation to such disputes shall be brought to a court located in the Republic of Korea, having jurisdiction over such disputes pursuant to the Civil Procedure Act.

December 15, 2014

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