Privacy Statement

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AIF (Asian Innovation Forum) collects, retains and handles all personal information based on relevant laws and/or consent of concerned persons.
Privacy Statement explains general regulations on using personal information. AIF will handle collected and retained personal information in strict compliance with the Privacy Statement to facilitate operation and protect individual rights.
Protection of Personal Information of Webpage Users
Unless otherwise noted, the following policy applies to the following webpage operated by AIF english homepage.

1. General principles
① AIF only collects and retains personal information required for operation of AIF webpage in compliance with relevant laws such as Personal Information Protection Act, Basic Guidelines on Personal Information Protection, and Basic Guidelines on Protection of Personal Information Maintained by Public Institutions, or with the consent of the user.
② AIF strictly protects personal information provided online and all member information in compliance with the Privacy Policy while operating the webpage.

2. Items of personal information collected and retention time
Personal information collection is necessary for online manuscript submission (members) and subscription (non-members). AIF doesn’t collect personal information with the consent of users.

3. Automatically collected and saved personal information
① The following information is automatically collected and saved when users visit the webpage.
● Webpage addresses passed through when users visit webpages operated by AIF
● User computer’s OS and web browser
● User’s internet server domain, IP address and time of access

② Automatically collected and saved information is used exclusively to provide better services to the user, such as facilitating communication between the user and the webpage, and statistical analysis to improve the webpage. However, this information may be submitted to relevant institutions in cases mandated by law.

4. Usage and retention time of personal information
① Personal information is used and retained within the usage and retention time prescribed by law, or within the usage and retention time consented by the concerned persons during collection.
② If the deletion of personal information is requested by membership termination or by the concerned persons (or legal representatives for those under the age of 14), collected personal information is immediately destroyed as to prevent viewing or use.
③ However, if retention is required by relevant laws, AIF may retain personal information for certain periods as prescribed by relevant laws.

5. Personal information collected and retained through online electronic forms
Users can submit and display personal information through online electronic forms. In such cases, AIF presumes that the users have submitted personal information with full knowledge of the following guide.
● Personal information submitted by users may be shared or re-shared with relevant institutions as required by relevant laws for purposes such as policy development.
● Personal information submitted by users may be viewed illegally by third parties in the case of infringement accidents.

6. Security measures operated by AIF
① To protect personal information, AIF operates various programs that monitor network traffic and detect illegal attempts such as altering access information.
② AIF all necessary technical measures to maintain webpage security. To guard against leakages in case of infringement accidents, please refrain from submitting highly sensitive personal information.

7. Personal information in linked webpages
When moving onto other webpages by clicking on links or banners displayed on the AIF webpage, privacy policy posted by the operators of the newly opened webpage applies. Please check the privacy policy of the newly opened webpage.

8. Obtaining other users’ personal information while using the AIF webpage
It is illegal to obtain other users’ personal information, such e-mail addresses, while using the AIF webpage. Those who illegally collect or receive personal information of AIF webpage users are punishable by Article 23 of Enforcement Decree of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information Maintained by Public Institutions.

9. Contact information
Please use one of the following methods to contact the Organization should you have any queries in respect to this policy or wish to update your information.
AIF designates the following Chief Privacy Officer(CPO) in order to protect personal information of customers and deal with complaints from customers.

Chief Privacy OfficeAdministrator of the PrivacyManager of the Privacy
DivisionOffice of Planning and ManagementGeneral Affairs and IT DivisionGeneral Affairs and IT Division
NameShin, MunbongBae, Sang-TaePark, Yong Chul