|Terms and Conditions
|Chapter 1: General Provisions
|Article 1 [Objective]
The objective of these terms and conditions is to define
the conditions and procedures for use of the internet
service (“Service) provided by the World Trails Network
website (“the Site"), managed by Jeju Olle Foundation
(“Jeju Olle”) and other necessary conditions regarding
|Article 2 [Definition]
(1) The Site refers to a virtual Internet space managed
by Jeju Olle to supply information, goods and service
to its users, using its information technology equipment
(2) The Site can be divided into several sites having
different internet domain addresses. When the user is
registered to one of the sites, he or she can use the
rest of them without registering again.
(3) "The User” refers to a person who logs on to
“the Site” to use the service provided by Jeju Olle. The
User could be either a full or a regular member and his
or her service can differ according to his or her title
as a member.
|Article 3 [Validity of the Terms and Conditions
and their Revision]
The terms and conditions take effect when they are publicly
announced to the User.
(1) Jeju Olle may revise these terms and conditions, and
if that is the case, it should publicly announce it on
the home page of its website, along with the current conditions,
between seven days to one day before the date when the
revision takes effect, indicating the application date
and the reason for revision.
|Article 4 [Regulations not Included in the Terms
What is not defined by these terms and conditions will
be subject to related laws such as the Basic Law on Electricity
and Telecommunications, Law on Electricity and Telecommunications
Business and the Basic Law on Electronic Transactions.
|(1) Jeju Olle does not use its users’ private information
for purposes other than those related to the use of its
service and it does not provide it to third parties, other
organizations or institutions. However, Jeju Olle has
the right to share such information with its partners
to improve its service. In such a case, Jeju Olle informs
the User via email or letter of who is the “partners,”
why such information is needed by them and until when
the information will be protected and managed and how,
in order to ask for his or her consent. If the User does
not agree with such sharing, Jeju Olle neither collects
any additional information nor shares it with its partners.
(2) However, If there is a special regulation regarding
laws designed to promote the use of information and communications
and if it is necessary to calculate service rates, or
to conduct statistical, academic and market research,
private information may be used but the User’s name is
|Chapter 2: Membership and Use of the Service
|Article 5 [Validity of a Contract of Use]
(1) A contract of use becomes valid when the User agrees
with these terms and conditions and Jeju Olle accepts
his or her use of its service.
(2) Jeju Olle may verify the User’s information before
allowing him or her to use its service.
(3) The User can agree with these terms and conditions
by clinking on “Accept” button when he or she applies
for the use of service.
|Article 6 [Application for the Use of Service]
(1) The User who wants to use this service by becoming
a member can do so by providing necessary information
including his or her name and telephone number. Jeju Olle
may ask its User to provide additional information to
serve its purposes such as improvement of its service,
with the User's prior consent.
(2) Jeju Olle has the right to refuse to accept membership
in the following cases:
a. when a person uses a third party’s information to become
b. when a person intends to use the service for improper
c. when a person intends to use the service to make profits,
d. when a person provides false information,
e. when a person intends to damage the stability, order
and custom in society,
f. when a person does not meet other conditions defined
by Jeju Olle.
|Article 7 [Use of Service]
(1) In principle, Jeju Olle provides its service 24 hours
a day, seven days a week and all through the year unless
there are technical problems or those that are related
to Jeju Olle’s work.
(2) Jeju Olle may suspend the supply of its service temporarily
when equipment (including its service system) needs to
be checked or changed, when its system does not work,
when communications are interrupted or when other uncontrollable
(3) Jeju Olle does not pay for the damages caused to the
User or a third party due to the factors mentioned in
(4) Jeju Olle may provide the User with diverse information
that is considered necessary for the use of service, via
email or letter.
|Chapter 3: Responsibilities and Duties
|Article 8 [Protection and Use of Private Information]
(1) Jeju Olle requires from the User only a minimum amount
of private information that is necessary for membership.
(2) When Jeju Olle collects or provides the User’s private
information, it asks the User for consent.
(3) The User may view and modify his or her private information
and he or she may delete it by withdrawing from membership.
|Article 9 [Responsibilities of Jeju Olle]
(1) Jeju Olle has the responsibility to provide its service
in a continuous and stable manner, as defined in these
terms and conditions.
(2) Jeju Olle must do its best to protect the User’s information
by taking technical measures to ensure the security of
private data including credit card information and by
sparing no efforts to manage it at the optimum level.
(3) Jeju Olle must not disclose or distribute the User’s
private information to a third party without the User’s
prior consent, except when related government institutions
ask Jeju Olle to provide such information according to
related laws such as the Law on Electricity and Telecommunications.
(4) Jeju Olle must solve the problems related to the User’s
opinions or complaints immediately when they are considered
valid. However, if it is difficult to treat them at once,
Jeju Olle must explain to the User why it is difficult
and how long it will take to treat them.
|Article 10 [Responsibilities of the User]
(1) The User must provide his or her own information based
on truth when he or she applies for membership or when
he or she modifies his or her information afterward. If
he or she uses false information or that of a third party,
he or she is deprived of every right that was held before.
(2) The User must respect Jeju Olle’s regulations (terms
and conditions, other related regulations, notifications,
etc.) and relevant laws. The User must not interfere with
Jeju Olle’s work or damage its reputation.
(3) The User must bear all the consequences of failing
to protect his or her ID and password and of using them
in an improper manner, except the case in which Jeju Olle
bears such a responsibility based on the “Policy on Protection
of Private Information” and related laws.
(4) The User is not allowed to transfer his or her right
as a member to a third party without Jeju Olle’s prior
(5) The User must not infringe on the intellectual property
rights of Jeju Olle and third parties.
(6) The User is prohibited from engaging in the following
activities and if he or she does any one of them, Jeju
Olle may impose sanctions such as limiting his or her
use of service and taking legal action:
a. providing false information when the User applies for
membership or modifies his or her information afterward;
b. using other users’ ID, password and information;
c. selling the User’s ID to a third party;
d. posing as one of the managers, staff members or related
persons of Jeju Olle;
e. modifying Jeju Olle’s client program without receiving
any special right from Jeju Olle, hacking Jeju Olle’s
Site or modifying all or part of the Site or the information
posted on it;
f. copying the information obtained from the service for
purposes other than the use of service, using it for publication
and broadcasting or providing it to a third party, without
Jeju Olle’s prior consent;
g. distributing to a third party obscene information,
sentences, figures, sound and video that would damage
the public order and custom by sending, posting, emailing
them or in any other ways;
h. distributing to a third party private or insulting
information that could infringe on his or her reputation
or privacy by sending, posting, emailing it or in any
|Chapter 4: Withdrawal from and Limit of the Use of Service
|Article 11 [Withdrawal from and Limit of the
Use of Service]
(1) When the User wants to withdraw from the use of service,
he or she may select “Withdrawal” from the menu of the
website to do so.
(2) Jeju Olle may force the User to withdraw from or suspend
his or her use of service for a certain period of time
without any prior notice if the User engages in the following
a. providing false information when the User applies for
b. being involved in criminal activities,
c. planning to use or actually use the service in order
to damage public interest in society,
d. using another person’s ID and password or having two
e. infringing on third parties’ reputation or interests,
f. interfering with the sound use of service by, for example,
damaging the service,
g. violating the conditions defined by Jeju Olle or related
|Article 12 [Procedure for Cancellation of the
Limit of Use]
(1) If Jeju Olle would like to limit the User's use of
service based on the regulations defined in Article 11,
it informs him/her or his/her substitute of this via letter
or telephone, indicating the reason, date and period,
except when it is necessary for Jeju Olle to suspend the
(2) The User or his/her substitute who has been informed
that his/her use of service had been suspended may raise
(3) Jeju Olle may delay the limit of use until it deals
with the objection raised by the User according to (2)
and inform the User or his/her substitute of whether his/her
objection was accepted or not.
(4) Jeju Olle immediately cancels the limit of use as
soon as it finds out that the reason for the limit has
been dealt with during the period of the limit.
|Chapter 5: Posted Information
|Article 13 [Information Posted by the User]
(1) Jeju Olle may delete the information posted by the
User without any prior notice in the following cases:
a. infringing on, abusing and threatening a third party’s
legal rights such as privacy and the publication right
or violating them in any other ways;
b. publishing, sending, posting, distributing or spreading
improper, insulting, defamatory, obscene or illegal titles,
names, data or information;
c. uploading files that include software or other data
protected by the Intellectual Property Law except in cases
in which the User has or manages such right or in which
there has been prior consent;
d. uploading information that includes viruses, contaminated
files or other harmful software or programs that could
damage a third party’s computer;
e. advertising or selling goods and services for commercial
f. conducting data research, contests, making a pyramid
system or sending chain letters;
g. Downloading files posted by other users that the User
knows or is rationally expected to know that they cannot
be distributed legally;
h. counterfeiting or removing the name of the author,
legal or necessary directions, brand name, source of uploaded
i. limiting others’ use of the service or prohibiting
them from using and enjoying it;
j. posting obscene information going against the public
order and custom, promoting or criticizing certain religions
and posting unscrupulous information on extreme regionalism.
|Article 14 [Copyright of the Posted Information]
(1) The User who posts certain information holds the rights
and responsibility regarding it.
(2) The User who posts certain information bears the entire
responsibility if it infringes on a third party’s intellectual
(3) Copyright of the Information posted by Jeju Olle
a. In principle, Jeju Olle holds the copyright and other
intellectual property rights of all the information provided
by it. If a person other than the researchers belonging
to Jeju Olle posts information on Jeju Olle, both Jeju
Olle and the person who posts it share the common copyright
and other intellectual property rights.
b. The User is not allowed to use the information obtained
from the Site (including the email service) to make profits
by copying, sending, publishing, redistributing and broadcasting
it and in any other ways without Jeju Olle’s prior consent.
However, the User may use it if privately.
c. Jeju Olle is not responsible for the privacy protection
policies and content of the websites provided by Jeju
Olle through links.
d. Jeju Olle may delete, move or refuse to post the information
provided by the User on the Site without prior consent
if the User engages in one of the activities specified
in Article 13.
|Article 15 [Responsibility of Jeju Olle regarding
(1) Jeju Olle is not required to censor the posted information.
It may disclose it following the laws, regulations, legal
procedures or the government’s requests or it may edit
all or part of the data and information at its discretion
or it may refuse to send it.
(2) The User must always be careful when he or she posts
the information on himself or herself or his or her children
because such information may be read by third parties
and they might know who the User is, considering the fact
that the message board is shared by everyone.
(3) Jeju Olle may delete some of the information posted
by the User without prior notice or it may not allow the
User to have access to the entire message board.
(4) Jeju Olle makes clear that it does not bear any responsibility
for the posted information or for any incidents arising
from the User’s participation in the message board.
|Chapter 6: Compensation for Damages and Other Regulations
|Chapter 16 [Compensation for Damages]
Regarding the use of the service provided for free, Jeju
Olle does not bear any responsibility for the damage issues
that do not belong to the “Policy on Protection of Private
|Chapter 17 [Exemption from Responsibility]
(1) Jeju Olle is exempt from its responsibility regarding
its service when it cannot provide it due to natural disasters,
wars and other uncontrollable situations.
(2) Jeju Olle is exempt from taking responsibility for
damages caused by unavoidable situations such as communications
service providers' errors and the repair, change, regular
checkup and construction of service equipment.
(3) Jeju Olle does not bear any responsibility for the
errors or damages caused by the User.
(4) Jeju Olle does not bear any responsibility if damages
are caused by the User’s computer errors or by the User’s
typing errors when providing his or her private information
and email address.
(5) Jeju Olle does not bear any responsibility if the
User fails to make profits that he or she expects to obtain
or if he or she makes losses, by using the service.
(6) Jeju Olle does not bear any responsibility for the
damages caused by the data that the User obtains using
the service. Furthermore, Jeju Olle does not have any
responsibility to compensate for the psychological damages
caused to the User by other users while using the service.
(7) Jeju Olle does not bear any responsibility regarding
the reliability and accuracy of the information and materials
posted by its users.
(8) Jeju Olle does not have any responsibility to be involved
in conflicts related to its service arising between its
users or between the User and a third party and Jeju Olle
does not have any responsibility to compensate for the
damages caused by such conflicts.
|Chapter 7: Other Regulations
|Article 18 [Treatment of Complaints]
Jeju Olle receives and treats its users’ complaints and
opinions regarding the management of private information
or the use of service, via its Site, email, telephone
|Article 19 [Conflict Resolution and the Competent
(1) In the case of conflicts related to private information,
Jeju Olle and the User may ask the Private Information
Conflict Resolution Committee to handle them, in order
to deal with them fast and efficiently.
(2) When a lawsuit related to the use of service (ex.
service rate) is filed, the court to which Jeju Olle’s
district belongs or the court defined by the Civil Procedure
Code of the Republic of Korea will be the competent court.
(3) Interpretation, application of these terms and conditions
and the resolution of related conflicts shall be subject
to the laws of the Republic of Korea.
[Application Date] These terms and conditions become valid
on March 30, 2011.