Any information and data which you provide to us over the website, or which is otherwise collected via the website in the context of the use of apMMUST’s services (“services”), will be processed by us in a lawful and transparent manner. We take into account internationally recognised principles governing the processing of personal data, such as purpose limitation, storage limitation, data minimisation, data quality and confidentiality.
By providing us with any personal information, you confirm that you understand that your data may be processed, or retained outside of your country, namely in the Republic of Korea, which may have different data protection laws from the country in which you reside. We will process and retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy, for our legitimate business needs, and for compliance with the law of the Republic of Korea.
Collection and Use of Personal Data
When you use the website, we will collect and process information regarding you. This information may be collected both when you choose to provide it (e.g., when you subscribe to our newsletter or when you create a personal account for receiving services provided by us) or simply by analyzing your behaviour on the website.
In various sections of the website – including, in particular, if you create an account on the website – you will be required to submit certain information about yourself, such as your name, phone number, e-mail address, date of birth, country of residence and address. When purchasing items on the website, you might be asked to provide information as to your preferred mode of payment. In addition, whenever you participate in surveys and other promotions which may be available on the website, as well as whenever you communicate with us through the contact details provided in the website or with customer service, we may collect additional information which you agree to provide to us.
Collection and Use of Browsing Data
The website’s operation, as it is standard with any websites on the Internet, involves the use of computer systems and software procedures, which gather information about the website’s users as part of their routine operation. We do not collect this information to link it to specific users, hence, these data do not usually directly identify you, but they can give you a more personalised web experience.
These data include certain parameters related to your IT environment, including your IP address or location (country). This information is used to compile statistical information on the use of the website, as well as to ensure its correct performance and identify any potential faults or abuse of the website.
A cookie is a small text file that may be sent to and stored on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies help the website to remember your actions and preferences so that you do not need to configure them again when you visit the website for the next time or when you switch to different pages within the website. Hence, cookies are used to improve the website’s performance. Cookies are also used to generate information for the site owners, for statistical or advertising purposes.
There are different types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions, which may be retained on your device for different periods of time: session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which will remain on your device until their the expiration time set by your device passes.
Functional cookies allow the website to recognise you each time you visit the website. If you add items to your shopping bag, for example, and end the session without completing the purchase, these cookies will allow you to keep your items in the shopping bag until you return to the website (within a given time interval). These cookies are not essential to the operation of the website but they enhance the shopping and browsing experience.
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Analytic cookies are used to generate statistics on browser behaviour via the types of devices used, the number of pages visited or clicks on a page while browsing the website. We handle these data anonymously and solely for statistical purposes. Most browsers allow you to delete or disable cookies by changing your settings. Note that disabling session or functional cookies can impair your experience of our website and potentially limit the services we offer.
Third Party Services
We may share your personal data with our affiliated companies and brands, with third parties who provide services to you or us or with other third parties as needed to carry out our business, or comply with a legal obligation, provided you consent to this.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other third parties, such as Facebook, Google or any other app developers, social media platforms, operating system providers or device manufacturers. The inclusion of a link on our services does not imply an endorsement of the linked sites or services by us or our affiliates.
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