This policy explains in detail how the “KoreaWeb.ws” administrator and owner along with its affiliated companies (hereinafter “we,” “us,” “our”) and host (hereinafter “they,” “them,” “their”) use any information collected during any session of usage by you (hereinafter “your information”).
Your information is collected via two ways. Firstly, by browsing “Everything Korean” will cause the the software to create a number of cookies, which are small text files that are downloaded on to your web browser temporary files. The first two cookies just contain a user identifier (hereinafter “user-id”) and an anonymous session identifier (hereinafter “session-id”), automatically assigned to you by the software. A third cookie will be created once you have browsed topics within “Everything Korean” and is used to store which topics have been read, thereby improving your user experience.
Your account will at a bare minimum contain a uniquely identifiable name (hereinafter “your user name”), a personal password used for logging into your account (hereinafter “your password”) and a personal, valid e-mail address (hereinafter “your e-mail”). Your information for your account at “Everything Korean” is protected by data-protection laws applicable in the country that hosts us. Any information beyond your user name, your password, and your e-mail address required by “Everything Korean” during the registration process is either mandatory or optional, at the discretion of “Everything Korean.” In all cases, you have the option of what information in your account is publicly displayed. Furthermore, within your account, you have the option to opt-in or opt-out of automatically generated e-mails from the board software.
Your password is ciphered (a one-way hash) so that it is secure. However, it is recommended that you do not reuse the same password across a number of different websites. Your password is the means of accessing your account at “Everything Korean,” so please guard it carefully and under no circumstance will anyone affiliated with “Everything Korean” or another 3rd party, legitimately ask you for your password. Should you forget your password for your account, you can use the “I forgot my password" feature provided by the software. This process will ask you to submit your user name and your e-mail, then the software will generate a new password to reclaim your account.