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Privacy Policy


The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (hereafter ECCK) is committed to ensuring the proper protection of personal information. It will ensure compliance with the legal requirements, in particularly those set out in Korea’s Personal Information Protection Act as well as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

This Privacy Policy sets out our collection, use and protection of personal data. We can be contacted at ecck@ecck.or.kr in case of any questions and we will revert to you as soon as possible.

1. Who is concerned by this Privacy Policy

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

2. Personal information we collect/process and how we use it

  • At the time of application for General Membership / Committee Membership, ECCK requests applying companies to provide certain personal information of certain employees in order to allow ECCK to render its services, such as name, landline telephone, mobile phone number, and e-mail address, which is registered by ECCK.
  • For individuals that have expressed an interest in ECCK and our activities, ECCK registers the personal information necessary for communication on such services, in particular name and e-mail address.
  • All the abovementioned personal information is primarily used by ECCK for distributing information relevant to ECCK, its committees and its forums. If we have received consent for such, ECCK will further forward certain promotional offers by business service providers.

3. Transmission of your data to third parties

ECCK does not does not sell personal data and will only transfer your personal data to a third party, in the following limited circumstances:

  • In order to fulfil legal obligations or for purposes of law enforcement, with the responsible authorities; or
  • In case of joint events, with the supporting organizations; or
  • If you consent to it.

4. How do we keep your data safe?

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).

5. How long does ECCK keep your personal data?

ECCK keeps personal information for as long as your relationship with ECCK persists. This is without prejudice to specific limitation periods foreseen by law allowing to conserve personal data for longer periods of time.

6. Updates of this privacy policy

In order to maintain compliant 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 www.ecck.or.kr, without notice, together with the date of the change from which the change is made effective.

(Last updated: May 25, 2018)

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