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’).
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.
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.
The relevant laws and regulations, Specific Terms of Service set forth by the Company shall apply to matters not defined in these terms.
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
① The Company makes every effort to protect member’s personal information including membership registration information In accordance with relevant statutes.
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.
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
① The Members shall not perform the following activities in use of the Service.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.