2-2. “Agreement for Use” refers to a contract between the Application and a Member pertaining to the use of the Application.
2-3. “Password” refers to a combination of letters and numbers set by a Member to protect the Member’s rights and privacy and is used to confirm the Member’s identity by being matched with the Member’s given ID.
2-4. “Services” refer to all services provided by the Company via the Application.
2-5. “Homepage” refers to a website providing information regarding the Services (http://www.plco.site).
4-1. The Company shall make every effort to protect a Member’s personal information, including the Member’s registration information, as prescribed by relevant laws and regulations.
5. Acceptance of the Agreement for Use of the Services
5-2. The Company may reject a membership application or cancel membership in the following cases:
A. The applicant did not use his/her real name or used the name or other information of a third person;
B. The applicant provided untruthful information for application or failed to meet the application requirements;
C. The applicant tried to use the Services using an unauthorized or detour route in a country where the Company does not provide the Services;
D. The applicant tried to sign up for purposes prohibited under relevant laws and regulations or for purposes that undermine public order or social decency;
E. The applicant attempted to use the Services for profit; and/or
F. There are other causes equivalent to any item in this paragraph that cause the Company to find it inappropriate to accept the membership application.
5-3. The Company may suspend acceptance of a membership application until capacity issues with Services-related facilities or other technical or operational issues, if any, are resolved.
6. Application for Use of Services
6-1. A user who wishes to register as a Member and use the Application shall provide his/her information (name, date of birth, mobile phone number, e-mail address, password, nickname) as requested by the Application.
6-2. A Member who does not provide true and authentic information, i.e., by stealing another person’s information or entering fraudulent information, shall have no claims to any rights pertaining to the use of the Application and may be found punishable under relevant laws and regulations.
7. Obligations of the Company
7-2. The Company shall make every effort to repair or restore, without delay, facility failures or data loss/damages that may occur while improving the Services in order to provide the Services in a more continuous and stable way, unless such inevitable situations as force majeure events, emergencies or failures/defects occur for which there currently are no technological solutions available.
8. Obligations of a Member
A. Use fraudulent information or information of other people while applying for or using the Services;
B. Use another Member’s account without the Company’s consent;
C. Change information posted by the Company or cause disruptions to the Services;
D. Collect, save, post or distribute another Member’s personal information or account information without consent;
E. Copy, dissemble, imitate or otherwise modify the Services through reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or any other processing methods;
F. Give access rights to a third party, i.e., lending or transferring his/her account to a third party;
G. Infringe on personal rights or intellectual property rights of the Company and/or a third party, including the right of portrait, right of name, publicity right and copyright;
H. Damage the reputation of the Company and/or a third party or interfere with the business of the Company and/or a third party;
I. Impersonate employees or other related parties of the Company;
J. Post a message, video, audio or other content on the Application that is vulgar, violent or indecent, or post content that may cause other Members to feel disgust or anxiety;
K. Post the same or similar content or meaningless content repeatedly to flood message boards;
L. Use the Services for purposes other than as prescribed without the Company’s consent, such as for profit, sales promotion, advertisement, publicity, political activities or election campaigns, etc.;
M. Engage in acts that involve illegal or otherwise inappropriate means or purposes; and/or
N. Engage in acts that violate relevant laws and regulations.
9. Service Time
9-1. The Services shall be available for use on a 24/7 basis with no holidays or breaks except for technical or operational reasons.
9-2. The Company may suspend the Services temporarily without prior announcement or notice in cases of:
A. Urgent system checks, expansions, replacements, breakdowns or malfunctions;
B. National emergencies, power outages, natural disasters or other force majeure events equivalent thereto;
C. Suspension of telecommunications services by facilities-based telecommunications business operator set forth under the Telecommunications Business Act; or
D. Service disruptions due to capacity overload, etc.
9-3. In case of a service suspension due to any of the items in the preceding provision, the Company shall make prior notice of such suspension on the Application. Provided, however, in cases of service suspensions due to causes beyond the Company’s control and thus which cannot be announced in advance, these shall be notified afterwards.
10. Change to and Suspension of the Services
10-1. The Company may change the Services for operational and technical purposes to provide better Services. In case the Company modifies the Services in a way that results in removal of part of the Services, the Company shall notify the Member of such changes prior to the effective date of change on the Application
10-2. The Company may suspend the whole of the Services under circumstances in which the Company is unable to continue providing the Services due to business discontinuation such as business transfer, split, merge; expiration of a content offering agreement; or critical management issues such as dramatic drop in yearly profit. In such cases, the Company shall notify the Member of the service suspension on the landing screen of the Application or a linked page, stating the date and reason for the suspension, thirty (30) days before the suspension date, and notify the Members in ways prescribed in Article 17.1. or 17.2.
11. Restrictions on the Use of the Services
11-2. In case the Company restricts a Member from using the Services in accordance with the preceding provision, the Company shall notify the Member of:
A. The reason for the restriction;
B. Details of the restriction; and
C. The appeals procedure.
11-3. In case the Member wishes to appeal the Company’s restriction decision, the Member shall submit an appeal letter with the reason for appeal to the Company via in-person delivery, e-mail or other method equivalent thereto within fourteen (14) days from the day the Member receives the Company’s notice of suspension.
11-4. The Company shall respond to the reason of the appeal in the appeal letter via in-person delivery, e-mail or other method equivalent thereto within fourteen (14) days from the day the Company receives the appeal letter in the preceding provision. Provided, however, if the Company finds itself in a difficult situation to respond to the appeal letter within the aforementioned timeline, it shall notify the Member of the reason for delay and of an expected timeline.
11-5. In case the Company finds the reason of appeal valid, it shall take necessary measures accordingly.
12. Data Management
A. Insults another Member or third party or damages the reputation thereof;
B. Distributes or provides links to content that undermines public order or social decency;
C. Promotes copyright infringement or hacking;
D. Constitutes for-profit advertisement;
E. Is objectively recognized as related to criminal activities;
F. Infringes on copyright or other rights of other Members or a third party; or
12-4. In case the Company receives a request for suspension regarding any Member-Generated Data from a third party raising rights infringement claims such as defamation or intellectual property rights, the Company may temporarily suspend posting (transmission) of such Member-Generated Data in accordance with relevant laws and regulations. The Company shall comply with the decision of the court of law, arbitration or other relevant institutions, which includes reposting the Member-generated Data in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.
13-1. The copyright and intellectual property rights pertaining to all content created by the Company shall belong to the Company.
13-2. A Member shall not and shall not allow a third party to use information, whether as-is or altered, gained by using the Services provided by the Company for profit by copying, transmitting, editing, disclosing, displaying, distributing, broadcasting or producing secondary works of such information.
13-3. A Member shall defend, indemnify and hold the Company harmless from and against any and all losses, claims and damage arising out of the Member’s breach of intellectual property rights such as copyright.
13-4. Should a Member indicate the willingness to share his/her Member-Generated Data on a social network, other websites or applications, the Company may post such Member-Generated Data thereon.
13-5. The Company shall use Member-Generated data in a limited fashion in accordance with relevant laws and regulations such as displaying such data within the scope of the Services; utilizing such data for promotion of the Services; using such data for operation, improvement and new service development; legal compliance; and displaying of such data on external websites with the Member’s consent. In cases where the Member has given separate consent, however, the Company may use such Member-Generated Data accordingly.
16. Limitation of Liability
16-1. The Company shall not be liable for provision of the Services in cases where the Services cannot be provided due to natural disasters, power outages, disruptions of communications provided by other telecommunications service providers, or any other force majeure events equivalent thereto.
16-2. The Company shall not be liable for any damage caused by maintenance, replacement, regular inspections, or construction of facilities used for the Services, or any other causes equivalent thereto, unless such damage is attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-3. The Company shall not be liable for any disruptions in use of the Services caused by an intentional or grossly negligent act of a Member, unless the Member has an inevitable or a legitimate reason.
16-4. The Company shall not be held responsible for reliability or accuracy of information or content posted by a Member in relation to the Services, unless the Company has committed an intentional or grossly negligent act.
16-5. The Company has no obligations to involve itself in any transactions or disputes arising from or in relation to the Services between Members or between a Member and a third party, and the Company shall not be liable for any damages arising from such transactions or disputes.
16-6. The Company shall not be liable for any damages incurred to a Member in relation to the use of the Services provided for free, unless such damage is attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-7. The Company shall not be held responsible for a Member’s failure to gain benefits or loss of such benefits that the Member expected from using the Services.
16-8. The Company shall not be liable for any third-party payment attributable to a Member’s improper management of a password for a mobile device, or a password for a Member’s SNS account used for Application log-in, unless such third-party payment is attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-9. The Company shall not be held responsible for disruptions in the use of content, in its entirety or part, caused by a change of a mobile device, a mobile device number, or operating system; international roaming; or a change of a network provider by the Member, unless such disruptions are attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-10. The Company shall not be held responsible for any content or account information deleted by a Member, unless it is attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-11. The Company shall not be liable for damage incurred to a user who is not a registered Member caused by use of the Services, unless such damage is attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
16-12. The Application may display advertisements or services provided by a third party. When a Member accesses a third-party advertisement or service, such service provided by the third party is not in the scope of the Services of the Company. The Company shall not be held responsible for reliability or security of such service, nor be liable for damages incurred to a Member arising from the use of the third-party service, unless the incurrence of such damage is facilitated through an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company, or the Company fails to provide a prevention measure for such damage.
16-13. The Company shall not be liable for damages incurred to a Member arising from system disruptions that cannot be controlled by the Company, system disruptions caused by third party attacks, or computer viruses for which a reputable domestic or intentional research institute or security firm has not developed a countermeasure, unless attributable to an intentional or grossly negligent act of the Company.
17-1. The Company may notify a Member by e-mail, electronic memo, in-app note, push alert, SMS/MMS, or SNS message.
17-2. For communication to all Members, the Company may substitute individual notification as stated in Article 17.1 by posting a notice or displaying a pop-up screen in the Application or the Homepage for seven (7) or more days.
18. Jurisdiction and Governing Law
19. Complaint Resolution and Dispute Settlement
19-1. The Company shall display on the Application the procedures for making suggestions or filing a complaint for the convenience of Members.
19-2. Should the Company find the Member’s suggestion or compliant valid, the Company shall resolve it in a reasonably swift manner, provided that the Company shall notify the Member of the reasons for delayed resolution and expected timeline in the Services or in accordance with Article 17.1. in such cases where a longer period of time is required to resolve such complaint.