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Article 1 Purpose of Personal Information Usage

① Institute for Basic Science (hereinafter Institute) uses personal information for the following reasons and gives prior notice of any changes regarding the purpose to receive consent:

개인정보의 처리목적
Service and business Personal information is used to improve service and communication,
Complaint handling Personal information is used to identify those people with complaints, confirm what are the complaints, gather contact list for investigation, and inform the result of handling complaints, etc.

Article 2 Collection and Storage of Personal Information

① Institute collects and stores personal information in accordance with relevant laws and prior consent of the personal information object.

개인정보의 수집 및 보류
The filename of personal information Basis of storage Purpose of storage Main items Period of storage
Employment information Consent of the information object Identification of job applicants ID picture, scores in internationally authorized English tests, name, resident registration number, sex, marital relationship, address, phone number, email address, benefits as men of national merit, disability registration, health record, personal information of military service, level of education, career, certificates since announcement of successful applicants until the actual employment
Information of research leader applicants Consent of the information object Identification of research leader applicants name, country, affiliation, email address, phone number 2 years since the application for a research leader
Information of registrants in an expert pool system Consent of the information object Recruitment of experts, provision of recruitment information application field, name, sex, birth date, email, phone number, university or workplace, university college, major (department), degree (position), period of study (service in a position), academic adviser, field of study, or subject of study

※ For the personal information files of Institute, see: https://www.privacy.go.kr/wcp/dcl/per/personalInfoFileList.do

Article 3 Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

① Institute provides personal information to third parties exclusively in accordance with Article 17 and 18 of Personal Data Protection Act.

Article 4 Rights and Duties of Information Objects

  • ① An information object shall exercise his/her rights upon personal information protection in Institute as follows:
    • 1. Request for personal information access
    • 2. Request for personal information correction
    • 3. Request for personal information deletion
    • 4. Request for personal information usage stop
  • ② Exercise of a right in accordance with Paragraph 1 is available through written forms, calling, email, fax, and it follows that Institute shall take prompt action.
  • ③ When an information object requests for correction of deletion of personal information Institute shall not use or provide the information.
  • ④ Exercise of a right in accordance with Paragraph 1 is available by legal representatives.In this case, a letter of attorney should be submitted with regard to the enclosure 11 of the enforcement regulations of Personal Data Protection Act.
  • ⑤ An information object shall not invade his/her or others’ privacy or personal information offending against personal data protection act or other relative laws.

Article 5 Destruction of Personal Information

  • ① Institute shall destroy personal information promptly when it is unnecessary to keep the information as the storage period of personal information expires or the purpose of personal information usage has been achieved.
  • ② If personal information needs to be stored even after the storage period of the information by the information object expires or the purpose of information usage has been achieved, Institute shall store it in a separate database (DB) or any other safe places.
  • ③ The target information (files) shall be destroyed by pre-planned procedure and method as follows:
개인정보의 파기
The procedure of destroying personal information Institute selects and destroys the target information (files) with the privacy protection manager’s approval.
The method of destroying personal information Institute shall destroy the personal information by using low level format or by using a shredder in the case of the written form of personal information, so that the information cannot be accessed again.

Article 6 Security of Personal Information

① Institute take following actions for the security of personal information:

개인정보의 안정성 확보조치
Administrative actions establishment and implementation of plans for internal management, regular staff training, etc.
Technical actions data encryption of private information, installation and operation of security programs, access authority management of personal information system, storage of access history for more than 6 months, security system for preventing faked history of access, etc.
Physical actions access control for unauthorized persons, locking mechanism for document security, etc.

Article 7 Privacy Protection Manager

  • ① Institute collects and stores personal information in accordance with relevant laws and prior consent of personal information object.

    개인정보 보호책임자
    Department Manager Phone number Email FAX
    전산지원팀 오한빈 042-878-8182 ohanvin@ibs.re.kr 042-878-8064
  • ② An information object shall make inquiries about personal information protection, complaint handling, or violation rectification from a privacy protection manager. Institute will promptly answer and deal with them.

Article 8 Inspection Request for Personal Information

  • ① An information object shall request for personal information to the department below in accordance with Personal Data Protection Act.

    개인정보 열람청구
    Department Manager Phone number Email FAX
    전산지원팀 오한빈 042-878-8182 ohanvin@ibs.re.kr 042-878-8064
  • ② An information object shall make inquiries about personal information protection, complaint handling, or violation rectification from a privacy protection manager. Institute will promptly answer and deal with them.

See: https://www.privacy.go.kr/wcp/dcl/per/pernalInfo.do (Identification through i-PIN required.)

Article 9 Violation Rectification

① An information object shall make inquires about violation rectification from the institute below.

The institute below is a separate institute from Institute. If you are not satisfied with complaint handling or violation rectification, please contact the institute.

  • ▶ Privacy and Security Center (under Korea Internet and Security Agency)

    • - Purpose: reporting an invasion of privacy, requesting for counseling, etc.
    • - Homepage: privacy.kisa.or.kr
    • - Phone: 118 (without a telephone exchange number)
    • - Address: 135, Jungdae-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 138950 Republic of Korea (The Privacy and Security Center under the Korea Internet and Security Agency)
  • ▶ Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee (under the Korea Information Security Agency)

    • - Purpose: meditating personal information between individuals or groups (in charge of civil cases)
    • - Homepage: privacy.kisa.or.kr
    • - Phone: 118 (without a telephone exchange number)/li>
    • - Address: 135, Jungdae-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 138950 Republic of Korea (The Privacy and Security Center under the Korea Internet and Security Agency)
  • ▶ Cyber Crime Investigation Team under the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office: (www.spo.go.kr)
  • ▶ Cyber Terror Response Center under the National Police Agency: (www.netan.go.kr)

Article 10 Installation and Operation of Image Information Processors

  • ① Institute installed and has been operating image information processors as follows:

    • 1. Purpose: facility safety and fire prevention
    • 2. Details: 8 image information processors placed in the entrance and hallway of the main office of Institute, etc.
    • 3. Department and manager in charge of image information processors

      영상정보처리기기 담당부서, 관리책임자
      No Department Manager Phone number Email FAX
      Chief manager Department of General Affairs and Facilities 윤영완 042-878- 8104 ywyoon@ibs.re.kr 042-878-8068
      Manager Department of General Affairs and Facilities 박현욱 042-878-8173 nwfinder@ibs.re.kr 042-878-8068
    • 4. Shooting time, storage period, storage place, and way of dealing of Image Information
      • - Shooting time: 24 hours
      • - Storage period: 30 days after shooting
      • - Storage place and way of dealing: stored in the control room for image information processors
    • 5. For viewing image information: Inquire of the chief manager (Department of General Affairs and Facilities)
    • 6. On information object’s demand for access to image information: The information object should fill out the written form to request for access. Access is restrictively permitted under the condition that the information object has been shot in the image or the image deals with the object’s life and body matters or profit in property.
    • 7. Technical, administrative, and physical actions for protection of image information: establishment of plans for internal management, access authority management, safe storage and transmission techniques, storage of usage history, forgery prevention program, storage facilities and locking mechanism

Article 11 Copyright Policy

All the contents including web document, attached files, or DB are protected by copyright unless specified otherwise, and all copyrights and other protective rights to all contents are the property of Institute for Basic Science (hereinafter IBS) unless noted differently.

Unauthorized duplication or distribution of the contents thereupon shall result in copyright infringement in accordance with Article 136 of 「Copyright Law」.
Making profits using the contents provided by IBS website requires prior consultation or consent of IBS, and the source (IBS) should be indicated even with prior consent.
Unauthorized alteration of the contents on IBS website is prohibited excluding the case of error correction. If one violates this, he/she may receive a criminal penalty.

You can use links to IBS website on other websites only with prior notice.

Article 12 Enforcement Date

This privacy policy shall apply from February 14, 2013.