Privacy Policy

At SingCham Korea, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by SingCham Korea and how we use it. We strive to ensure compliance with the legal requirements particularly those set out in the Personal Information Protection Act of South Korea.

This Privacy Policy mainly covers the collection and processing of personal data of employees of the SingCham Korea’s member companies and of individuals that have expressed an interest in SingCham Korea and our activities, as well as people that SingCham Korea engages with, in the framework of its mission and vision.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collected in SingCham Korea. This Privacy Policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

In order to maintain compliance with legal requirements, it may be necessary to modify this Privacy Policy. In case of any amendments, the amended Privacy Policy will be published on the website, without notice, together with the date of the change from which the change is made effective.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.


Information we collect
The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide. When you register for an account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.


How we use your information
We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  •  Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalise, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyse how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud


Access to your information
A member is allowed to view, modify, and update his/her information at any time through the website. Each individual member should properly manage his/her member ID and password in order to protect his/her personal information efficiently, and a member shall be liable hereto. We shall not be liable for any inadvertent disclosure of a member’s ID and password when the responsibility lies in the member. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that a member use his/her own ID and password and change it frequently. The Chamber may make every effort to protect a member’s personal information but shall not be liable for any personal mistakes or risks arising from basic internet risks.


Transferring of your data to third parties
We do not sell personal data and will not transfer your personal data to third parties other than in the following instances:

  • In order to comply with legal obligations or for purposes of law enforcement
  • In the case of joint events with supporting organizations
  • If you have consented to the transfer

We do entrust your personal data to Google Cloud Platform for data backup and storage. This takes place by transmission over the network at the time of service and includes the data that is collected under “Information we collect”.


Log Files
SingCham Korea follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this as part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, SingCham Korea uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files/blocks of data (like a username or password) that are placed on your computer when you browse websites so that when you revisit these sites it remembers your details and can present tailored information based on your last visit. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimise the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.


Our Advertising Partners
Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

For easier access, we provide the following hyperlinks to their Privacy Policies below.


Advertising Partners Privacy Policies
You may consult this above list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of SingCham Korea.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on SingCham Korea, which are sent directly to users’ browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that SingCham Korea has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.


Third Party Privacy Policies
SingCham Korea’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.


Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)
Among other rights, you have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects your personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about you.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about you that a business has collected.
  • Request that a business that sells your personal data, not sell your personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at


GDPR Data Protection Rights
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at


Data storage
We take all measures necessary – organisational and technical – to make sure your data remains protected against data breaches (e.g. unauthorised access, alterations or disclosures; unlawful or accidental destruction or loss). However, please note that no system is ever completely secure.


Data Retention Period
While having access to our services SingCham Korea provides as a member, a member’s personal information shall be retained by SingCham Korea and shall be used to provide the services. This is without prejudice to specific limitation periods foreseen by law allowing to retain personal data for longer periods of time. However, if a member requests to terminate the subscription and the purpose of receiving personal information, as noticed in advance, is accomplished, the collected information shall be completely deleted in a method that cannot be reproduced so that it cannot be viewed or accessed for any other means.


Last Updated 2023 August 3

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