1. Acceptance of Terms
3. Description of the Service
4. Your Registration Obligations
(1) You shall not select or use as a Hanlingo User ID a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;
(2) You shall not use as a Hanlingo User ID a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
We reserve the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a Hanlingo User ID at our discretion; if you select a User ID for your account we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it infringes upon another's rights or marks.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Hanlingo password.
Services are available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old. If you are under 18 years old, do not attempt to register or use the Services. Hanlingo is in no way responsible for damages incurred as a result of false registration information.
5. User Conduct
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:
(1) to abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other Hanlingo users;
(2) to post or transmit any content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party, or content that contains homophobia, ethnic slurs or religious intolerance; for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. If you are an international user, you agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content;
to post or transmit any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any Hanlingo user;
(3) to create or submit unwanted email ("Spam") to any other Hanlingo users or any URL;
(4) to violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including, but not limited to copyright laws);
(5) to submit stories or comments linking to multi-level marketing schemes with the exception of accessing RSS feeds, you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission.
(6) to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site.
(7) to bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
(8) to list any advertisements for your own business or interest. Instead, you should buy our intended Services like meet-ups and classifieds.
(9) to contact people who are underage. Likewise, if you're underage you are not allowed to contact people for any in-person meetings.
(10) to spread hate in anyway whatsoever.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. Hanlingo reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
6. Content submitted or made available for inclusion on the service
By creating and posting content to Hanlingo, you warrant that you own all rights to the content, agree that the content will be dedicated to the public domain under the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication, available at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ and that you will not object to the use of the content by Hanlingo in any context.
7. Data Management
When saving data or files, the user agrees that the integrity of data is not guaranteed. If recorded and stored data on the Site is lost, Hanlingo is not responsible for the loss.
10. Warranty Disclaimers
You acknowledge that Hanlingo has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Site or use the Services; what effects the content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the content. You release Hanlingo from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired content through the Site or the Services. The Site or Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. Hanlingo makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Site or Services, and Hanlingo will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site or the Services. THE SERVICE, CONTENT, AND SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
11. Limitation of Liability
Hanlingo is in not responsible or liable in any manner for any damage caused to members in the use of the Service. Nor are we responsible for any damage to any third party caused or alleged to be caused by a user. Resolving any damage caused by a user to a third party is the sole responsibility of the user.
13. Governing Laws and Jurisdiction
These Terms comply with the laws of Korea, and all disputes arising between you and SI shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Seoul District Court in the first instance.
1. Definition of Personal Information
Personal Information is any information concerning individual users, such as name, email address, date of birth or any other applicable information that can be used to identify a user.
2. Information collected by Hanlingo
We only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of our website, which is to enable users to find or contact other language exchange partners. This information allows us to provide you with a customized and efficient experience. We do not process this information in a way that is incompatible with this objective. We collect the following types of information from our Hanlingo users:
- Information You Provide to Us
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features.
Registration: In order for you to use Hanlingo services, such as submitting your information to the website, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration form, we require select personal information (including, but not limited to your full name, gender, date of birth and e-mail address).
User Profile: To allow you to express yourself beyond just the information collected during registration, we enable you to provide additional information, such as your native language, 2 languages you are learning, and location. In addition, you may choose to include photos of yourself in your profile. As indicated below, you can control how your information is displayed and used.
- Automatic Information
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Hanlingo and its authorized agents automatically receive and record certain "traffic data" on their server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. Hanlingo uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its servers, analyze trends and administer the website.
3. E-mail Communications
Hanlingo is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party without your explicit permission. Hanlingo may send out e-mails with Hanlingo-related news, offers, surveys or promotions. You may also receive notification e-mails from Hanlingo, which inform you of actions (e.g. friend requests) that have been performed on the site. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us, please visit the `Privacy Settings` section of the My Page and/or follow the instructions contained in the unwanted e-mail message. However, please note that in all cases you will continue to receive all system e-mails (e.g. those regarding forgotten user passwords) and legal notices (e.g. updates to our policies) from us.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. Hanlingo cookies do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or e-mail address is.
5. Sharing Your Information
6. Keeping Information Secure
Your Hanlingo account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. Protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.
7. Ways to Control Display and Use of Your Information
As stated previously, you can always opt not to disclose information, but then you may be unable to use certain features on our website, such as contacting other members. By visiting the My Page, you can correct, amend, add or delete personal information on our website. When you update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. We call it backup. If you do not wish to receive e-mail from us or other Hanlingo users, please visit the `Privacy Settings` section of the My Page and/or follow the instructions contained in the unwanted e-mail message. However, please note that you will continue to receive all system e-mails (e.g. those regarding forgotten user passwords) and legal notices (e.g. updates to our policies) from us.
8. Closing your account
You use Hanlingo Service to gain benefits (if not to abuse) and, at some point in time you may want to close your account for some reasons. That's fine with us. In fact, any member can choose to close his/her account. If you want to close your account to delete the information you have submitted to the Site, you can do it yourself. and here's how: Please visit `http://hanlingo.com/close.php`. and follow the instructions. However, we will have to keep your `email address` and `account name` among your personal data even after you close your account. We need to keep them in our database to prevent abusers from (re)creating multiple accounts. As for non-personal data, your postings on the Site including, but not limited to forums, blogs and our commenting system will not be deleted automatically for data integity. If you wish to delete your postings on the Site you should delete them manually before you close your acccount. Other than that all your data will be permanently deleted once you submit a form to close your account.
9. Children Under 18 Years of Age
You must be 18 years and older to register to use the Hanlingo website. We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 18 ask and receive their parents' permission before using Hanlingo or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet.