Privacy Policy

All personal information handled by the “Korea Women's Scientists and Engineers (KWSE)” (hereinafter referred to as “KWSE”) will be collected, retained, and processed in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, a nd endeavors to properly perform KWSE business and protect the rights and interests of users is. KWSE informs you of the purpose and method of using the personal information provided by users through the privacy policy, and what measures are being taken to protect personal information.
This policy: Effective from March 01, 2021
Article 1 Purpose of processing personal information
KWSE processes personal information for the following purposes. The personal information being processed is not used for purposes other than the purpose, and if the purpose of use is changed, we will take necessary measures such as obtaining separate consent in accordance with Article 18 of the Personal Information Protection Act..
1. Membership registration and management
Individuals for the purpose of identification according to the use of membership services, confirmation of intention to join, member qualification maintenance and management, membership fee management, member status analysis, prevention of illegal use of services, delivery of notices, various notifications and notifications, and securing smooth communication channels Process information.
2. Service provided
We process personal information for the purpose of providing services such as periodic and irregular publications, event (web) invitations, etc., community operation, mentoring service progress, surveys, notices on the use of the website, and content.
3. Complaint processing
Personal information is processed for the purpose of handling civil complaints related to personal information, such as viewing personal information, correction/deletion of personal information, requesting suspension of personal information processing, and reporting of personal information leakage.
Article 2 Processing and retention period of personal information
While users use the services provided by KWSE, KWSE continues to retain the users' personal information and uses them for service provision, etc. If a user directly applies for membership withdrawal or requests for deletion of personal information, it will be processed in a condition that it cannot be viewed or used later.
Article 3 Provision of personal information to a third party
In principle, KWSE processes the user's personal information only within the range specified for the purpose of collection and retention, and does not use it for purposes other than that purpose or provide it to a third party (hereinafter referred to as'non-purpose use, etc.') without prior consent of the user. . However, it is provided to third parties only in cases falling under Article 17 (Provision of Personal Information) and Article 18 (Restriction of Use and Provision of Personal Information for Other Purposes) of the Personal Information Protection Act Do it.
Article 4 Consignment of personal information processing
KWSE does not entrust user information to external companies without the user's consent. If such a need arises in the future, we will notify the user of the entrusted person and the contents of the entrusted work and obtain prior consent if necessary.
Article 5 Rights and obligations of information subjects and methods of exercising them
1. Users can exercise the following personal information protection rights at any time with respect to KWSE
Request to view personal information
Request for correction in case of errors
Request for deletion
Request to stop processing
2. Requests for accessing, correction, or deletion of personal information can be corrected or withdrawn directly after going through the identity verification process such as ‘member information modification’ or ‘member withdrawal’, and also through the KWSE representative. Viewing and correcting personal information ․ The person in charge of receiving/handling requests for deletion or suspension is as follows.

Person in charge of reading, correction, etc.

KWSE secretariat

KWSE secretariat table
Name Phone E-mail
Homepage person in charge KWSE 042-863-8310

801, KAIST affiliated Nano Technology Institute, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141

Article 6 Items of personal information processed and collection method
1. Required items
User ID, password, Last Name, Middle Name, First Name, photo, institution classification, affiliated institution name, position, year of birth, nationality, country of residence, final degree, final school, degree year, degree major, e-mail, mobile phone, research Field, information disclosure
2. Information that is automatically collected and stored
IP address, cookies, visit history, browser type and OS, etc.
Article 7 destruction of personal information
In principle, KWSE destroys personal information without delay when the purpose of processing personal information is achieved. However, this is not the case when preservation is required under other laws. The procedure, deadline, and method of destruction are as follows.
1. Destruction procedure
Information entered by users will be destroyed in accordance with relevant laws and internal policies after the retention period has elapsed or the processing purpose has been achieved.
2. Expiration date
When the personal information of the user has elapsed, within 5 days from the end of the retention period, when the personal information becomes unnecessary, such as achieving the purpose of processing the personal information, abolition of the service, termination of the business, etc. The personal information will be destroyed within 5 days from the date it is recognized that the processing of
3. How to destroy
KWSE destroys personal information in the following ways.
- A. In the case of an electronic file: permanently deleted in a way that cannot be restored
- B. In the case of records, prints, documents, or other recording media other than electronic files: shredding or incineration
Article 8 Personal Information Protection Officer
KWSE appoints a person in charge of personal information management as follows to protect personal information and to handle personal information related matters..
Article 8 Personal Information Protection Officer table
Personal information manager
Name KWSE secretariat
Phone 042-863-8310
Users can report all personal information protection-related complaints arising from using the service of the institution to the person in charge of personal information management. KWSE will provide prompt and sufficient answers to users' reports.
Article 9 Change of personal information processing policy
This personal information processing policy is applied from the effective date, and in the case of addition, deletion, or correction of changes in accordance with laws and policies, through the notice on the website ( 7 days before the change is implemented Will be notified.
Article 10 Remedy for infringement of rights and interests
The subject of personal information may apply for dispute resolution or counseling at the Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee or the Korea Internet & Security Agency Personal Information Infringement Report Center to receive relief from personal information infringement. (The following organizations are separate from KWSE, and if you are not satisfied with the results of KWSE's own personal information complaint handling and damage relief, or if you need more detailed help, please contact us.)
1. Personal Dispute Mediation Committee: (without area code)
2. Information Protection Mark Certification Committee: +82) 02-580-0533~4 (
3. Supreme Prosecutors' Office Cyber Crime Investigation Division: +82)02-3480-3573 (
4. National Police Agency Cyber Terror Response Center: +82)02-1566-0112 (