Terms of Service

Article 1. Purpose

These Terms of Service set forth the purpose to define the rights, obligations, and responsibilities between the company and the member, procedure for the use of all service in regard to Parti Townhall http://townhall.kr (hereinafter referred to as ‘Townhall’) provided by Parti Co-op https://parti.coop (hereinafter, the ‘Company’).

Article 2. Disclosure, Effect and Amendment of Terms

① The Company shall disclose these Terms of service through the service's registration process.
② The Company may amend these Terms to the scope of not violating applicable laws and regulations.
③ Members shall have the right to disagree with the proposed amendments to the terms. In such cases, members may express termination of the Service provided by the company and discontinue his/her use of the service. Members who do not express their objection to proposed amendments to these Terms, despite being notified by the Company following the preceding paragraph that if they do not express their objection by the effective date of the proposed amendments, then they will be deemed to have agreed the proposed amendments, the company shall presume his/her consent thereto.
④ Any matters that are not prescribed in these terms shall comply with the relevant laws and regulations.

Article 3. Definitions of Terms

① Service: It refers to the overall services of the Company that are available to its users regardless of the implemented devices including various wired and wireless devices such as personal Computer(PC), TV, portable device and telecommunication equipment.
② Member : It refers to users who access the company’s service to receive services provided by the Company as per formation of the user agreement.
③ ID : It refers to a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters set by a member to use the service and identify member.
④ Password : It refers to combination of letters, numbers, and special characters set by a member to protect personal information and verify member.
⑤ Content : It refer to information and material such as text, document, image, sound,link, files, and combination of these information created by member in order to use the service.

Article 4. Rules of Additional terms

The relevant laws and regulations, Specific Terms of Service set forth by the Company shall apply to matters not defined in these terms.

Article 5. Formation of Service Agreement

① The Service Agreement is concluded when an individual who wishes to become a Member applies for membership on the registration page provided by the company after agreeing to these Terms of Service, and the Company approves the application.
② Any applicant who has agreed to these Terms of Service shall be permitted by the company in principle to register the service by the company. In particular, the Company may postpone the approval of the application due to work performance and technical impediment.
③ The Company may withhold or refuse its approval thereof, if it falls under any of the following cases

a. an applicant has lost his/her membership according to these terms of service
b. an attempt to apply by using a third-party email address or a third-party SNS account
c. an application for registration does not contain required information
d. an application is unapproved due to the reason attributable to the applicant or other miscellaneous violation
e. the purpose of application is to fraudulently use this service
f. an applicant create massive amount of ID and Domain through improper methods

④ The Member may request to delete his/her account and terminate the service agreement at any time on the settings page.
⑤ The Member shall immediately update his/her personal information if it is different to personal information of the application. The Company shall bear no responsibility to compensate any party for any loss resulting from the Member’s negligence.
⑥ The Company may collect and use personal information and other information provided by members in accordance with applicable laws and privacy policy of the Company.

Article 6. Obligation of Personal Information Protection

① The Company makes every effort to protect member’s personal information including membership registration information In accordance with relevant statutes.
② The Company complies with relevant personal information protection statutes and privacy policy of the Company. Provided that The Company shall bear no responsibility to disclose personal information due to the reason attributable to the member.
③ The Company may disclose the member’s information and submit the data to relevant institutes if the Member disclose and spread illegal materials in ways that are against good morals and national security.

Article 7. ID and Password Management

① The Member shall take responsibility for managing their own personal IDs and Passwords.
② The Member ID, under any of the following, may be changed by request of the member, user and the company

a. Where it causes someone to hate or violate good morals
b. Where there are reasonable grounds to request

③ The Member shall not allow a third party to use their own ID and Password.
④ The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any disadvantages and loss that result from the Member’s negligent management of ID and password.
⑤ The Member shall notify the Company immediately and follow the Company’s guidelines, if the Member acknowledges their ID and Password has been stolen, or is being used by a third party.

Article 8. Obligations of Members

① The Members shall not perform the following activities in use of the Service.

a. Act of providing false information for membership
b. Act of stealing information from third parties
c. Act of impersonating the Company, Parti Co-op Activist or Intentionally stealing relevant information in connection with the Service
d. Act of modifying information published by the Company
e. Activities that infringe the copyrights, a trade secret, and other intellectual property rights of Parti Townhall or third parties
f. Activities that harasses, threaten and defame the reputation of the Company and the member, third parties
g. Act of disclosing or posting information that is contrary to public morals such as secually explicit material, violent content
h. Act of obtaining other user’s information by hacking
i. Other illegal or unlawful activities prohibited by relevant laws

② If the Member repeatedly violate his/her obligation in Article 8-①, the Company may take reasonable measures such as temporary/permanent restrictions of service use, termination of the agreement, a complaint notifying an investigative agency.
③ The Member shall neither transfer nor grant their rights to use and legal status hereby, nor impignorate the foregoing rights and status to third parties without the prior express consent of the Company.
④ The Member shall comply with applicable laws, these terms of service, guidelines and precautions published on the service and instructions of the Company. The Member shall be prohibited from engaging in acts of interference with other business of the company.
⑤ The Member shall not conduct sales/advertising activities against the purpose and method by which the company without the prior permission of the company. The Member shall not distrub property rights, business rights, or business model of the company through use of the service.
⑥ If the Member conducts the behavior releted to Article 8-①, the Company may delete the Member’s content, restrict the use of the service and unilaterally terminate this agreement.

Article 9. Obligations of Company

① The Company strives to provide the Service on a stable and continuous basis.
② The Company shall equip and operate the appropriate security system for the level of Internet security technology development and the feature of the service provided by the company in order to ensure the Member uses the stable service.
③ The Company shall resolve them if the opinions or complaints claimed by the Member are justified. When it comes to the process, the Company provides information to the Member through email and notice etc.
④ The Company comply with applicable statutes related to operating and maintaining the service including Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, Protection of Communication Secrets Act, Telecommunications Business Act etc.

Article 10. Email Notification

① The Company may notify the member by using their registered email address to provide various information which it is deemed necessary to use the Service.
② The Company may send email without the member’s consent as following cases

a. The case where the Company send Email Verification to check the owner of the registered email address
b. The case where the Company send Email Verification to confirm updates of the member information
c. The case where the Company decides to notify critical information for the member in regard to the provision of otherwise services

Article 11. Restrictions on Use of Service

① The Company shall restrict or suspend all or part of the Service without any prior notice to the Member when the Service cannot be provided due to force majeure such as natural disaster, national emergency or technical failure, or significant operational reasons etc.
② The Company shall not be responsible or liable for disputes between the members while using the service.
③ The ID and the Domain may be restricted when violating obligations of member such as any disadvantages, leakage, theft by a third party resulting from the Member’s negligent management of ID and password.
④ The Company may temporarily restrict the use of the ID and Domain to protect the rights of other members and maintain the service if it is directly related to violence the member’s ID and Domain during investigating violence of article 8.

Article 12. Suspension and Termination of the Service

① The Member may request membership withdrawal at any time, and the Company shall immediately process the request under relevant statutes.
② If the Member desires to suspend or terminate the service agreement, the Member may request suspension and termination of the service through methods such as email and so forth. The Company shall immediately process the request under relevant statutes.
③ The Company shall temporarily suspend the service, terminate the agreement, or restrict membership with prior notice if the Member violates the Member’s obligations of Article 8 and disrupts the service.
④ The Company may immediately conduct permanent restrictions on the use of the service if violating applicable laws including illegal software provision, operational disruption against Copyright Act, malicious programs distribution, act over authorized access, illegal communication, hacking against Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, and so on.
⑤ The Company may restrict service usage to protect the member’s information and conduct efficient operations when the member hasn't logged in within the last three months.
⑥ In case of the service usage restriction or the agreement termination, the Company shall notice it by following the procedure. The Member may submit an appeal via the Service website or email etc. The Company shall immediately allow the member to use the Service if the appeal is justified.

Article 13. Attribution of Rights and Use of Work

① Intellectual property rights or copyright of postings (hereinafter, the "contents") on the Service belongs to a rightful person who posted the content.
② Contents may be displayed on the website and mobile app where the Company operates and exposed to search engine results, relevant promotions etc. It may modify, copy, and edit the contents within the necessary scope. In this particular case, the Company shall comply with the Copyright act and the member may take measures at any time by settings of the Service or sending email in order to delete, lock the contents and exclude the contents on search engine results.
③ The Company shall obtain the prior permission of the member via email to use the contents in addition to Article 13 - ②.

Article 14. Management of Contents

① If the Contents violate the Act on the Information and Communications Network, the Copyright Act, and other applicable laws, the legitimate holder of the right may request suspension and deletion of such content, and the Company shall take a necessary action under the relevant laws and regulations.
② If the Contents is deemed to constitute infringement or to breach other Policies and Guidelines of the Company, the Company may take tentative measures against such contents in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations even without any request from a rightful person.
③ If the Member sets the contents to private, it may not be accessed by others including the Company. Provided, however, that the Contents may be disclosed for others including the Company if the Court, the Investigation agency, or other administrative agencies request to provide the information on the basis of Law.

Article 15. Limitation of Liability

① The Company shall bear no responsibility for service error due to the reason attributable to the Member, such as failure to comply with terms of service and the service guideline.
② The Company shall provide no warranty on credibility and accuracy of information, data and fact posted in the Service
③ The Company shall not be liable for transactions between members or between the member and the third party in the Service
④ The Company shall take no responsibility under applicable laws related to Use of the Service.
⑤ The Company shall not be liable to suspend or discontinue the service upon the occurrence of force majeure event such as natural disaster, war, authorization error of OpenID provided by third party, technical failure.
⑥ The Company shall take no liability for suspension or errors of the service due to unavoidable reasons including maintenance, replacement, regular inspection, building of service equipment with prior notice.
⑦ The Member shall take responsibility for the loss of data, information and the damage of computer system caused by the Member’s intentional act
⑧ The Company shall not bear responsibility if a telecommunication service provider causes the damage or the loss by suspending the telecom service or providing the incorrect service.
⑨ The Company shall not be liable for any disadvantages and loss that result from the Member’s negligent management of ID and password, incorrect registration of profile and email address, errors of the Member’s computer.
⑩ The Company shall not bear liability for failures that occurs without reason attributable to the Company, such as the Member’s computer environment, security problems out of the Company’s management, networking hacking which is difficult to defend against by current security technologies.
⑪ The Company shall provide no warranty with respect to the accuracy, completeness, effectiveness, reliability for important information of the service. The Company shall bear no prospective responsibility for website deletion, save failed, wrong guide information. The Company shall take no responsibility for credibility, accuracy, completeness, quality of information, data and fact posted in the Service or the website.
⑫ The Company shall not have obligations to mediate disputes between members or between the member and the third party in the Service and not have responsibility to compensate for loss of the disputes
⑬ The Company shall not be liable as to expected benefits which the Member is dissatisfied by using the service and disadvantages occuring when the Member get his/her way to use the service.
⑭ The Company shall not have obligations to examine the contents before posting the member’s contents or monitor the contents with responsibility of the results.

Article 16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

① Any disputes between the Company and the Member shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea.
② Any disputes arising between the Company and the Member shall be submitted to a competent court having jurisdiction in accordance with the Civil Procedure Act.


If you have any inquiries about Parti Townhall Service, please contact this email p.townhall@parti.coop
Effective date : April 7, 2022.
사회적협동조합 빠띠 | 이사장: 권오현 | 등록번호: 278-82-00201 | 주소: 서울시 서대문구 수색로 43 2층 사회적경제마을자치센터 | 전화: 070-7610-6417 | Email: townhall@parti.coop
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