When you visit Seoul Pass service, information may be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. This Section describes the cookies we use and explains why we use cookies and how we deal with the collected information. It also explains how cookies enable our website and App to function properly and why you may not be able to experience the full functionality of the website if you disable the use of cookies. By visiting our website without changing your settings, you agree to receive all cookies and other data collection tools; however, if you do not accept the use of these cookies, you can change your cookie settings at any time. All the companies or networks that we work with have their own privacy policies and offer a mechanism for users to opt out tracking and behavioral targeting available through the ad itself or through the opt out mechanisms listed in the 'How to control or delete cookies' section.

What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a certain web page. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web page on each subsequent visit, or to another web page that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are widely used to make our website work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our website before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.There are two broad categories of cookies
  • first party cookies served directly by us to your computer or mobile device
  • third party cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf. We may use third party cookies for functionality, performance/analytics, advertising/tracking and social media purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are session cookies, meaning that they are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are persistent cookies, meaning that they are saved on your computer or mobile device for a fixed period and are not deleted when browser is closed. They can be used by our website to recognize your computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

Why do we use Cookies?
We use cookies for a variety of reasons such as;
  • enable, facilitate and streamline the functioning of and your access to our website
  • track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with our website
  • understand the total number of visitors to our Website on an ongoing basis and the types of internet browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g. Windows or Mac OS) used by our visitors
  • monitor the performance of our website and continually improve it
  • customize and enhance your online experience.

What types of Cookies do we use?
The types of cookies used by us and our partners in connection with our website can be classified into one of five categories, namely “cookies necessary for essential Our purposes”, “functionality cookies”, “performance and analytics cookies”, “advertising and tracking cookies”, and “social media cookies'. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies we and third parties set in the following table.
  • Cookies necessary for our essential purpose: These cookies are essential in providing you with our website and all services available through the website. These cookies also support with features, such as access to secure areas. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as transactional pages and secure login accounts, would not be possible.
  • Functionality Cookies: Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor our website to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to the website, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to:- Save your location preference if you have set your location on your homepage, and, if applicable, to receive a local weather forecast;- Remember settings you have applied, such as layout, text size, preferences, and colors;- Show you when you are logged in;- Store accessibility options
  • Performance and Analytics Cookies: We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how our website is accessed, used, or is performing to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the website. For example, these cookies allow us to 1) Better understand the visitors of our website in order to improve and insure present and relevant content 2) Test different design ideas for particular pages, such as our homepage 3) Collect information about our website visitors, such as where they are located and what browsers they are using 4) Determine the number of unique users that visit our website 5) Improve our website by measuring any errors that occur 6) Conduct research and diagnostics to improve product offerings.We use Google Analytics and many other analytics tools to helps us understand how users engage with the website. These web analytics services use first-party cookies to track user interactions, in our case, this means they are used to collect information about how are visitors are using our website.This information is used to compile reports and create services to help us improve our website and the services associated with it. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. Some services will allow you to opt out of tracking with their services directly. For instance, while you cannot opt out of use of cookies with our site, you can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
  • Advertising and Tracking Cookies: We may allow third party companies, including advertising companies (such as Google), to place cookies on our website. These cookies enable such companies to track your activity across various sites where they display ads and record your activities, so they can show ads that they consider relevant to you as you browse the Internet. These Cookies store information about the content you are browsing together with an identifier linked to your device or IP address.These Cookies also allow us and third parties to know whether you've seen an ad or a type of ad, and how long it has been since you've last seen it. This information is used for frequency capping purposes, to help tailor the ads you see, and to measure the effectiveness of ads.
  • Third Party Cookies: There are various pages on our website where third parties provide applications of their own cookies to track the success of their services (applications) or customize applications for you. Due to how these cookies work, we cannot access the cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by us. Some pages of our website may also contain embedded content and these third-party sites may set their own cookies.

How to control or delete Cookies
You can accept or decline our use of cookies at any time by managing and/or disabling all or some of the cookies from your browser settings. However, by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this Website. Cookies settings can normally be found in the preference or settings menu from your browser, for example:
  • Chrome: Settings -- Advanced -- Content Settings -- Cookies
  • Safari: Preferences -- Privacy -- Cookies and website data
  • Firefox: Preferences -- Privacy -- History
  • Internet Explorer: Internet Options -- Privacy
  • Opera: Settings -- Privacy & security -- Cookies

Cookies that have been set in the past
If you have disabled one or more Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

Questions or Concerns
Please direct any questions or concerns that you may have regarding our handling of your personal data to:
  • In charge : BAE INHO
  • Tel : +82-2-6264-1115
  • Email : ask@seoulpass.kr

Also, In order to Korean law, other personal information If you have any questions regarding the Privacy Complaint Center, information protection mark, authentication commission, Prosecutor’s Office Internet criminal investigation center, Cyber Crime, etc. can contact;
  • Privacy Complaint Center: phone +82-118 / E-mail 118@kisa.or.kr / http://www.118.or.kr
  • Privacy Mark Certification Committee: Tel +82-2-580-0533 / http://www.privacymark.or.kr
  • Prosecutor’s Office Internet criminal investigation center: Tel +82-2-3480-3600 / http://icic.sppo.go.kr
  • Cyber Terror Response Center: Tel +82-2-392-0330 / http://www.police.go.kr

This policy was posted in May 2019.

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