Terms of Service

Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of these Terms of Service ("Terms") is to set forth the rights, obligations and duties of Buzzpia Corporation (the "Company") and its Members and other necessary matters with respect to the use of the launcher services provided by the Company (the "Services").
Article 2 (Definitions)
The following terms will have the following meanings:
(1) "Services" include:
(a) "Launcher Service", which means the launcher service including the mobile application, relevant web pages, API, SDK and widgets provided by the Company ; and,
(b) any service which the Company additionally develops or provides for Members’ use in collaboration with other third parties.
(2) "Member" means a user who, by accessing the Services of the Company, enters into a service use agreement with the Company pursuant to these Terms and uses the Services provided by the Company.
(3) "Account" means an identifier unique to each Member which is created by the Member and approved by the Company for the purpose of identifying Members and allowing Members to use the Services.
(4) "Password" means a combination of letters and numbers that are created by a Member to use as a password and identify him or herself as the Member who corresponds to the Account he or she has created.
(5) "Posting" means any text, photo or video image comprised of signs, characters, voice recordings, images, video images as well as various files, links, app information and device information that are posted by Members on the Services during their use of the Services.
Article 3 (Notification and Amendment of the Terms)
(1) The Company shall post these Terms on the initial start-up page of its web site (at http://www.buzzpia.com) so that Members may easily view and read these Terms.
(2) The Company may amend these Terms to the extent such amendment does not violate applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the Regulation of Standardized Contracts Act and the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc.
(3) In the event the Company amends these Terms, the Company will post the then-current Terms of Use, the amended Terms of Use ("Amended Terms") and its effective date, the amended provisions and reasons for amendment on the initial start-up page of the Services or the connecting page thereto starting not later than seven (7) days prior to the effective date of the Amended Terms and for a reasonable period of time thereafter, or starting not later than thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of the Amended Terms and for a reasonable period of time thereafter if the content of the Amended Terms may be detrimental to the Members, and deliver to the existing Members a copy of the Amended Terms via e-mail to the e-mail address provided by the Members upon registering for the Services.
(4) When giving notice to the Members pursuant to Section 3 above, the Company will clearly give notice that the Amended Terms will be deemed to have been approved by a Member if such Member does not provide the Company with a notice of non-acceptance of the Amended Terms within thirty (30) days after the date of notice.
(5) If the Member does not accept and agree to the Amended Terms, the Company will not apply the Amended Terms to such Member and the Member may terminate its agreement to use the Services (the "Service Use Agreement") in accordance with Article 18(1) below. However, where a special circumstance arises which does not allow the Company to apply the existing Terms, the Company may terminate the Service Use Agreement with such Member.
Article 4 (Interpretation of the Terms)
(1) The Company may establish separate terms and conditions and management policies with respect to each individual Service. If such terms and conditions or policies conflict with these Terms, such terms and conditions and policies for the individual Service will govern.
(2) Any matter not stipulated in these Terms and the interpretation of these Terms will be governed by applicable law or commercial practice.
Article 5 (Service Use Agreement)
(1) A Service Use Agreement is deemed to have been executed when a user who wishes to register as a Member ("Registrant") creates an Account or confirms his or her Account and agrees to and accepts these Terms and the Company approves the Registrant’s registration.
(2) In principle, the Company will approve of a Registrant’s registration to use the Services. However, the Company may refuse to approve the registration or terminate the Service Use Agreement at a later time in the case of any of the following:
(a) where the Registrant had previously been disqualified as a Member pursuant to these Terms except where the Company had permitted such Registrant to re-register as a Member;
(b) where the Registrant or Member fraudulently uses another person’s name;
(c) where the Registrant or Member posts false information or does not input the information required by the Company;
(d) where the approval of the registration is impossible due to a fault of the Registrant or the Registrant submits a registration in violation of these Terms or applicable laws.
(3) In connection with registrations submitted pursuant to Section 1 above, the Company may request for verification of the user’s name and identity verification with specialized institutions based on the type of the Member.
(4) The Company may defer its approval where there is insufficient equipment capacity or if there are other reasons of technical or business in nature.
(5) If the Company does not approve or defers its approval of a Registrant’s registration pursuant to Sections 2 or 4 above, the Company must give notice thereof to the Registrant.
(6) With respect to the Members, the Company may distinguish their use of the Service by distinguishing the hours of use, available number of use, service menus, etc. based on the Members’ level which is determined by the Company’s policy.
(7) The Company may restrict the use of the Services or place restrictions based on the level of the Member in order to comply with ratings and age restrictions under the Promotion of the Motion Pictures and Video Products Act and the Juvenile Protection Act.
Article 6 (Change of Member Information)
(1) Members may at any time review and change their personal information through the "Settings" menu within the Services. However, Members may not be able to directly change certain items for service management reasons.
(2) If any information that a Member entered when registering as a Member has changed, the Member may revise such information through the website of the Company or by notifying the Company of such changes via e-mail, etc.
(3) The Company will not be responsible for any loss, liability or damage incurred by Members that result from the Member’s failure to notify the Company of any changes to his or her information.
Article 7 (Personal Information Protection)
The Company strives to protect the personal information of Members pursuant to applicable laws such as the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. The protection and use of personal information will be governed by applicable laws and the Privacy Policy of the Company (the "Privacy Policy").
Article 8 (Members’ Obligation to Manage Account and Password)
(1) Members will be solely and fully responsible for the management of his or her Account and Password. Members may not permit or cause others to use their Account and/or Password. The Company will not be responsible for any disclosure of personal information of Members, including Account information, which arises from the fault of the Member.
(2) If the Company determines that a Member’s Account may potentially result in unauthorized disclosure of personal information, is in violation of social norm or public morals or may cause others to mistake such user as the Company or an employee of the Company, the Company may restrict the use of such Account.
(3) If a Member discovers that his or her Account has been stolen or was misappropriated by another person, such Member must immediately notify the Company thereof and comply with the Company’s instructions.
(4) In the case of Section 3 above, if the relevant Member fails to notify the Company or fails to follow the Company’s instructions after giving notice, the Company will not be responsible for any loss, liability or damage incurred by the Member as a result thereof.
Article 9 (Notification to Members)
(1) Unless stipulated otherwise in these Terms, the Company will give notice to each Member by e-mail or the message function within the Services.
(2) When sending notification to all Members, the Company may be deemed to have given notification to each Member pursuant to Section 1 above by posting the notice on its website or on the notice board within the Services, for a period not less than seven (7) days.
Article 10 (Company’s Obligations)
(1) The Company will not engage in any conduct that is in violation of applicable laws, these Terms or public order and customs and will use its best efforts to provide the Services in a continuous and stable manner.
(2) The Company is obligated to establish security systems for the protection of personal information (including credit information) so that Members may safely use the Services and will notify and comply with its Privacy Policy.
(3) Where the Company determines that a suggestion or complaint submitted by a Member in connection with the use of the Services is reasonable, the Company will process such suggestion or complaint. The Company will notify Members of the handling process and results of Member suggestions or complaints through posting boards or via e-mail.
Article 11 (Members’ Obligations)
(1) Members must not engage in any of the following:
(a) Registering false information when registering for the Services or changing his or her information;
(b) Fraudulently using another person’s information;
(c) Changing any information posted by the Company;
(d) Collecting the personal information or Account information of other Members;
(e) Using the Services to transmit advertising information for profit-making purposes without the consent of the Company;
(f) Copying, disassembling, imitating or otherwise modifying the Services through reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling and other acts of processing;
(g) Interfering with the normal provision of the Services by causing the servers of the Company to overload by using the Services through anomalous methods such as the use of automatic log-in programs;
(h) Granting access to the Services to others;
(i) Infringing upon the intellectual property rights of the Company and others such as copyrights;
(j) Defaming the Company or others, or interfering with the business of the Company or others;
(k) Disclosing or posting on the Services obscene or violent text, images, audio or information that contravenes good public order and customs;
(l) Using the Services for profit-making purposes without the consent of the Company; or,
(m) Engaging in any act that is in violation of any applicable law or regulation or contravene good public order and customs and socially acceptable norms.
(2) Members must comply with applicable laws, these Terms, use guidelines and important notices announced in connection with the Services and other matters notified by the Company and must not engage in any act that may interfere with the business of the Company.
Article 12 (Provision of the Services)
(1) The Company will provide the Launcher Service to Members and Members may use the Services provided by the Company through a single Account.
(2) The Company may divide the Services into specific parts and designate separate dates and hours for use of each part of the Services. However, the Company will give prior notice if such action is to be taken.
(3) In principle, the available hours for use of the Services will be 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
(4) The Company may temporarily suspend the provision of the Services in the case of maintenance, repair, replacement or failure of information communications equipment, loss of communication or based upon other reasonable grounds relating to its business. In such case, the Company will notify the Members in accordance with the methods set forth in Article 9 above. However, if the Company is unable to notify the Members due to unavoidable circumstances, the Company may provide such notice at a later time.
(5) The Company may conduct regular inspections if deemed necessary for the provision of the Services and the hours for the regular inspection will be in accordance with the notices provided on the notice board of the Services.
Article 13 (Changes to the Services)
(1) The Company may change or suspend the provision of the Services, in whole or in part, depending upon the relevant business or technical needs for reasonable grounds such as the difficulty of providing the Services in a steady manner or the decrease in profitability due to decrease in users, the need to change to a next-generation services due to technical advances, change in company policy relating to the provision of the Services, etc.
(2) The Company may modify, suspend or change the Services which are provided for free, in whole or in part depending upon the relevant business needs or the Company’s policy. Unless required by law, the Company will not compensate Members for such modification, suspension or change.
(3) Where the Company changes the contents, use methods or hours of use of the Services or suspends the Services, the contents of the Services to be changed or suspended and the reason for such change or suspension will be posted on the website of the Company, the notice board or announcement board within the Services, notification messages or other methods that enable the Members to be fully informed thereof at least thirty (30) days before implementing such change or suspension.
Article 14 (Provision of Information and Posting of Advertisements)
(1) The Company may provide Members with information which Members deem necessary for their use of the Services by way of posting such information on the notice board within the Services, or informing Members of such information through notification messages, e-mail, etc. However, Members may at any time refuse the provision of such information except for information regarding transactions as required under applicable laws or responses to Member inquiries.
(2) The Company may display advertisements relating to the operation of the Services on the service screen or relevant applications.
Article 15 (Copyrights in Postings)
(1) Copyrights in and to the Postings that Members post within the Services are protected by the Copyright Act. Copyrights in and to materials created and generated by the Company solely belong to the Company.
(2) Members grant the Company with the right to use their Postings posted on the Services in or outside of Korea for the following purposes:
(a) Copying, transmitting and displaying Postings within the Services and modifying outstanding Postings such as changing its size or simplifying its format to display it on pages of the Services;
(b) Copying, transmitting or displaying Postings on other applications or websites operated by the Company. However, if a Member does not wish his or her Posting to be copied, transferred or displayed to such application or website, such Member may request the Company to cease the copying, tranmittingor displaying of such Posting;
(c) Causing media or press agencies to report or broadcast Postings, in whole or in part, for the purpose of promoting the Services. However, in such case, the Company will not provide the information of the Member to any media or press agency without the consent of the relevant Member;
(3) Notwithstanding Section 2 above, should the Company use Postings posted by Members for commercial purposes other than those purposes set out in Section 2 above (for example, providing Postings to third parties for payment), the Company will obtain the consent of the relevant Member in advance via telephone, e-mail, etc. In such case, the Company will separately compensate the Member.
(4) By uploading a Posting on the Services, the Member uploading such Posting permits other Members to use such Posting within the Services or to create derivative works from such Posting for non-profit purposes and redistribute such Posting within the Services and permits the Company to cause such Posting to appear as a search result. However, Members may change the "sharing" settings for his or her Postings through the management options within each Service.
(5) In the event the Company integrates the applications or websites operated by the Company or transfers individual Services to a different application or website operated by the Company or is otherwise required by its operation policy for the Services, the Company may, without changing the contents of the Postings, transfer or change the display location of Postings or simultaneously provide such Services on other applications and/or websites operated by the Company. In such case, the Company will provide prior notice thereof to the relevant Members.
Article 16 (Management and Responsibility over Postings)
(1) If a Posting uploaded by a Member includes contents violate applicable laws such as the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. or the Copyright Act, the person who reserves the right(including, but not limited to, copyright holder) may request the take-down or deletion of the relevant Posting pursuant to procedures set forth in applicable laws and the Company will be obligated to take necessary measures as required by applicable laws.
(2) Even if the Company is not requested by the person who reserves the right, the Company may take temporary measures in accordance with applicable laws with respect to Postings that the Company determines may potentially infringe upon the rights of others or is in violation of the Company’s policies or applicable laws.
(3) Members must post Postings that do not infringe upon the rights of others including but not limited to copyrights and portrait rights. Members will be fully responsible for any losses, liabilities or damages that may arise from the failure to do so.
Article 17 (Ownership)
(1) Copyrights and other intellectual property rights in and to the Services solely belong to the Company except for Postings posted by Members and materials provided pursuant to cooperative agreements with third parties.
(2) All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the trademarks, service marks and logos relating to the Services, such as the design of the Services, the texts, scripts, graphics and the inter-Member transmission function created by the Company, belongs to the Company, or the Company has the license or right to possess or use such copyrights and other intellectual property rights, pursuant to the applicable laws of Korea and foreign laws.
(3) Members are only granted the right to use the Services and are not given ownership of the Services or granted any copyrights regarding the Services under these Terms. As a result, Members may only use the Services for personal use or for the purpose of acquiring information.
(4) Unless expressly permitted by the Company, Members may not copy or distribute texts, scripts, graphics and the inter-Member transmission function created by the Company, including the use, copying or distribution of Member status information which is accessible through the use of the Services for profit-making purposes.
(5) In connection with the Services, the Company only grants Members the right to use his or her Account and contents in accordance with the terms of use determined by the Company and Members may not assign, sell, provide as security, or otherwise dispose of, such right.
Article 18 (Termination and Cancellation)
(1) Member may, at any time, request to terminate their service use agreement through the "Account Deletion" screen within the Services. Upon receipt of such request, the Company must immediately process such request in accordance with applicable laws.
(2) If a Member intends to terminate his or her Service Use Agreement, all data regarding the Member will be immediately destroyed upon termination except where the Company is in possession of the Member’s information pursuant to applicable laws and the Privacy Policy.
(3) If a Member terminates his or her Service Use Agreement, all Postings created by the Member will be deleted. However, Postings that are displayed by others through the "sharing" or "Buzz" function or "Buzz", "Likes" and comments that the Member posted on Postings of other Members through functions provided within the Services will remain within the Services to the extent they are required for providing the Services to other Members in a normal and steady manner.
Article 19 (Restrictions on Use, etc.)
(1) In the event a Member violates his or her obligations under these Terms or interferes with the normal operation of the Services, the Company may restrict such Member’s use of the Services in phases such as in the order of giving an initial warning, temporary suspension, permanent suspension, etc.
(2) Notwithstanding Section 1 above, the Company may at any time permanently suspend a Member’s use of the Services if such Member violates any applicable law such as misappropriating another person’s name, payment information or telephone number in violation of the Resident Registration Act, providing illegal programs or interfering with operations in violation of the Copyright Act, engaging in acts of illegal communications, hacking, distribution of malicious programs, overriding access in violation of the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. In such case, all benefits acquired through such Member’s use of the Services will automatically expire and the Company will not compensate the Member for such expired benefits.
(3) If a Member fails to log-in for three (3) consecutive months or more, the Company may restrict such Member’s use of the Services to protect the information of the Member and to increase the efficiency of operating the Services.
(4) The terms of the restrictions and details thereof that apply within the extent set out in this Article will be governed by the Use Restriction Policy established by the Company.
(5) In the event the Company restricts a Member’s use of the Services or terminates such Member’s Service Use Agreement pursuant to this Article, the Company will provide notice to such Member in accordance with Article 9 above.
(6) Members may submit an objection with respect to any use restriction implemented against such Member pursuant to this Article in accordance with the procedures determined by the Company. In the event the Company finds such objection to be reasonable, the Company will immediately permit such Member to continue to use the Services.
Article 20 (Limitation of Liability)
(1) In the event the Company is unable to provide the Services due to acts of God or other force majeure events, the Company will not be held liable for its inability to provide the Services.
(2) The Company will not be held liable for any interruption or interference of a Member’s use of the Services if caused by the fault of the Member.
(3) The Company does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, material or fact posted by Members in connection with the Services.
(4) The Company will not be held liable for any transactions entered into between Members or a Member and a third party through the use of the Services.
(5) Unless stipulated otherwise under applicable law, the Company will not be held liable for Members’ use of Services that are provided for free.
(6) The Company is not obligated to monitor the content or quality of products or services advertised by third parties within the Services or any connecting websites and will not be held liable for any damages arising from or relating to such product or services.
(7) The Company, its officers, employees, directors and agents will not be held liable for any damages arising from or relating to any of the following (unless such damages arise from the willful misconduct or gross negligence of the Company):
(a) False or incorrect Member status information;
(b) Any illegal connections to, or illegal use of, the Company’s server by third parties;
(c) Any illegal interference or suspension regarding transfers from or to the Company’s servers caused by third parties;
(d) Viruses, spy ware and other malicious programs that are illegally transferred or distributed, or caused to be transferred or distributed, by third parties through their use of the Services;
(e) Error, exclusion, omission, destruction of transferred data; or
(f) Acts of defamation or other illegal acts between Members that occur during the registration of Member status information or use of the Services.
Article 21 (Overseas Use)
The Company provides and manages the Services as a cloud-based service. As a result, the Company does not guarantee the consistency in the quality or availability of the Services due to the differing access points of Members. In the event Members wish to use the Servicers from a specific location, Members may do so at their own discretion and risk. Further, Members shall be obligated to comply with the applicable local laws and regulations at all times during their use of the Services.
Article 22 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)
(1) These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Korea.
(2) Any dispute between Members and the Company arising from or relating to these Terms or the Services shall be brought in the court having jurisdiction over such matter pursuant to the Civil Procedure Act.
Supplementary Provisions (July 1, 2014)

These Terms shall become effective as of July 14, 2014 and shall replace the previous Terms that became effective as of July 14, 2014.