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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 1, 2017

Tangent Co., Ltd. and its affiliates (hereinafter “Tangent”, “us” or we) are dedicated to protecting the privacy rights of our users (“users” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains the ways we collect, use, store, disclose and manage the personal and non-personal information which you may provide to us in the course of using any Service. Any capitalized terms not defined herein have the meaning given to them in Tangent’s Terms of Use.

We reserve our right to modify our policies and practices from time to time to continue to ensure your privacy is protected. Please note that the scope of this Privacy Policy is limited to information collected or received by Tangent through your use of the Service. Tangent is not responsible for the actions of third party people or companies, the content of their sites, the use of information you provide to them, or any products or services they may offer.  Any link to those sites does not constitute our sponsorship of, or affiliation with, those people or companies.

By using the Service, you are expressing your agreement to this Policy and the processing of your data, including your personal information, in the manner provided in this Policy.  If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Service.

For questions and information about this Privacy Policy and users' rights, please contact us at privacy@tangentkorea.com or alternatively at Tangent Co., Ltd. Attn: Legal Department, 17, Hakdong-ro 23-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

The Information We Collect
Both Personal Information and Non-Personal Information (together “Information”) may be collected by us while you are using the Service. Tangent's primary goals in collecting and using information is to create your account, provide the Service to you, improve our Service, contact you, conduct research and create reports for internal use.

Personal Information
For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information" includes information (1) that can be used to specifically identify or contact you (such as your first and last name, account or user name, account number, mailing address, e-mail address or telephone number); (2) about you or your activities or preferences when such information is directly linked to personally identifying information; and (3) that may be used to contact you on-line or off-line.  “Personal Information” may include your unique device or user identifier when that identifier is combined with your personal information. Before we collect any Personal Information from you we will let you know why we require that information, what it will be used for and the class of persons to whom that data may be transferred. For certain uses of that data, we will require you to provide your consent.

Non-Personal Information
For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, “Non-Personal Information" is information that, by itself, does not identify you personally and can include gender, age or interests and cannot be used to get in touch with you.
Non-Personal Information may also include "Aggregate Information", which is data we collect and use to create aggregate statistics about the characteristics and activities of the users and visitors of the Service and to enhance the Service.  Aggregate Information may include demographic information, such as your unique user or user identifier city of residence, information about your computer, software, platform and Internet IP address. We will never match or tie this Aggregate Information to your Personal Information. None of our affiliates or third party agents will be authorized by us to use your Personal Information in this way either.
We collect and use Aggregate Information about the use of the Service to provide the best possible service and to allow us to make certain recommendations and internal reports and share such information with our partners about how our customers use the Service so that our partners can also understand how people use the Service.

How We Use the Information
We may on occasion use Non-Personal Information to improve the design and content of our Service and to improve our visitors' experience of our Service. We may also use and share Aggregate Information with third parties to analyze site usage and to improve our Service.
We may use Personal Information you have provided to fulfill your requests for our Service and to respond to your inquiries about our offerings. We may sometimes use this information to contact you about your account with us (if any).
We may transfer Personal Information and Non-Personal Information and store it outside the jurisdiction in which our Service, or the users of those Service, are located. Although such information will be protected by the security measures described in this privacy policy, it will be also be subject to the local laws of the jurisdiction to which that data is transferred. We will not use or transfer your Personal Information in ways that are materially different from the ones described above without your specific consent.
We never sell, rent, or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties without appropriate consent although we may engage agents or third party contractors to provide administrative services such as customer support. In these cases, we require the agent or contractor to keep the information provided confidential and to use it only for the specific services they are performing.
If you choose to submit content for publication on our site or as part of the Service, we may publish your screen name and any other information you have provided to us as part of that submission. If a third party complains that a comment you have submitted breaches our Terms of Use (for example, that it may be libelous) then, in accordance with our Terms of Use, we will use our reasonable efforts to contact you and alert you to the situation. If we are required by law to disclose your contact information, we will first attempt to contact you to give you the opportunity to respond. Please refer to our Terms of Use for more information.
We may be required to disclose your Personal Information in response to legal processes, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our site or the Service and applicable laws or as otherwise required or permitted by law or consistent with legal requirements.  In addition, we may transfer your Personal Information if we, or one of our business units, are acquired by, sold to, or merged with another company. Agents and contractors who have access to your Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.  We will not authorize any agents or third parties we engage to use your Personal Information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
In addition, if you consent or do not object to our use of your Personal Information in direct marketing (please see further details in the "Use of Personal Information in Direct Marketing" section below), we may use your Personal Information to conduct direct marketing activities, such as sending you offers, promotions, rewards, discounts, events and benefits in relation to the Service and products and services offered by our business partners or third party merchants.
The uses outlined above may be carried out by us or one of our affiliated companies or entities.

Device and Usage Information Collected Through Cookies and Similar Online Technologies.
We, our service providers, and third parties collect certain information automatically when visitors use our sites (“Sites”), such as the type of computer or mobile operating system (e.g., Windows or Mac) and browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer, mobile Internet browser) used to access our Sites, mobile carrier, domain name of the Internet service provider (e.g., AT&T, Earthlink), certain identifiers such as unique device identifier, IP address, and mobile device IP address, and usage information (such as page requests, email open rates, average time spent, video or game player settings, achievements, activities and content viewed on our Sites). We, our service providers, or third parties may use cookies or similar online technologies to collect this information and enhance our visitors' online experience. For example, we may place cookies on a visitor's computer browser or device when they visit our Site so we can store their preferences and analyze their use of the Site, such as how many times someone visits our Sites and various sections of those Sites. For more information about cookies and how browser settings can be changed to reject them, visitors should check their browser's Help menu or settings. Some of our Sites may use locally stored objects (sometimes referred to as "Flash cookies") for Adobe's Flash player and similar applications in order to provide certain content, such as video on demand, video clips, or animation. This technology may also remember settings, such as screen size or font selection. Flash cookies are not managed through a visitor's web browser, but Flash management tools can be accessed from Adobe's website(http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html). We, our service providers, advertisers, and third parties also may use clear gifs (or "web beacons"), images, or scripts to collect data, such as the number of visitors to a web page or app, or to deliver a cookie or other content to a visitor's browser or device. Web beacons may also be used to provide information on the effectiveness of an advertisement or email campaigns (e.g., viewability, open rates, clicks, forwards, etc.). If a visitor decides not to accept cookies and similar online technologies from our Sites, that visitor may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of our Site. By using the Sites without rejecting cookies and similar online technologies, visitors consent to our use of such technologies to collect and process information.

Use of Personal Information in Direct Marketing
From time to time, we may conduct direct marketing of the Service through email, direct mails, fax, telemarketing and/or other form of communication to you.  We may use your Personal Information for direct marketing carried out by us or one of our business partners or third party merchants.  For the purpose of direct marketing, we may use your name (including surname and given name), address, telephone number, email address and other information, if any, that you provide to us for offers, promotions, rewards, discounts, events and benefits in relation to the Service and products and services offered by our business partners or third party merchants.  However, we may not use or provide your Personal Information to others unless exempted by the relevant regulations or we have received your consent (which includes an indication of no objection).
You may indicate your consent to the above by ticking the box(es) indicating your consent contained in the relevant communications.  If you do not wish (i) any of your Personal Information to be used in any of the described direct marketing activities, or (ii) to receive from us (a) any promotional and direct marketing materials, (b) any particular types of promotional and direct marketing materials, and/or (c) such materials through any particular means of communication, you can at any time opt-out, free-of-charge, by contacting us at privacy@tangentkorea.com, following the “opt-out” instructions contained in the relevant communications, or following the instructions in the “How You can Access or Correct Information” section below.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, Ad Servers, and Sponsors
From time to time, the Service may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different from ours. Visitors should consult those other sites’ privacy policies as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, those third parties. These third parties may obtain Personal Information that visitors voluntarily submit when they participate in the third party’s site activity. In addition, we have no control over the use of Personal Information you submit to any third parties.
From time to time we may also utilize a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that you may see on the Service. These third party advertisements servers may use cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help measure and research the advertisements’ effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third party advertisements servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our privacy statement. We will not provide any of your Personal Information to these third parties. For more information on the use of such third-party advertisements servers on this site or the Service, please contact us at the email address set out below.

Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access to your Personal Information, to maintain data security and correctly use the Information.

Policies Regarding Children Under the Age of 13

does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age.  If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address.  No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information.

If Tangent learns that Tangent has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under 13 years of age, Tangent will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from Tangent’s records.  If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact us at privacy@tangentkorea.com. 

If you have any other questions about the terms of our Privacy Policy related to children under the age of 13, including our practices in relation to children’s personal information, in particular collecting or maintaining such personal information, please contact us at:

Tangent Co., Ltd.
17, Hakdong-ro 23-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Attention: Legal Department
or send us an email at: privacy@tangentkorea.com
Or call us at: +82-2-6010-3125

Your Options
You may not wish to disclose any of your information, even though such information may be necessary to take advantage of or register for certain features of the Service.  Please let us know at privacy@tangentkorea.com if you decide to opt out from receiving direct marketing materials from us or not to receive email or other mail from us in the future.  If you do not wish to receive any legal notices from us, including this Privacy Policy, such legal notices will continue to govern your use of the Service, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for any changes.

How You can Access or Correct Information

If you would like to know what Personal Information we hold for you at any time, amend that information or request that it is deleted, or if you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, you can do so by contacting us by e-mail at privacy@tangentkorea.com or by writing to us at the following postal address:
Tangent Co., Ltd.
17, Hakdong-ro 23-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Updates & Effective Date
From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat Personal Information by placing a notice on the site.  We encourage you to check back periodically and review this Privacy Policy so that you will always know what information we collect, how we use it and to whom we disclose it. The Privacy Policy was last updated as of the first date posted above.