TERMS OF USE

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These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of Hallyupedia’s website, products, and services (“Products”). Please read these Terms carefully, and contact us if you have any questions. By accessing or using our Products, you agree to be bound by these Terms and by our Privacy Policy.

1. Using Hallyupedia

a. Who can use Hallyupedia

You may use our Products only if you can form a binding contract with Hallyupedia, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. When you create your Hallyupedia account, you must provide us with accurate and complete information. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited. If you open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then (a) “you” includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all permissions and licenses provided in these Terms and bind the entity to these Terms, and that you agree to these Terms on the entity’s behalf.

b. Our license to you

Subject to these Terms and our policies, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use our Products.

2. Your Content

a. Posting content

Hallyupedia allows you to post content, including photos, comments, links, and other materials. Anything that you post or otherwise make available on our Products is referred to as “User Content.” You retain all rights in, and are solely responsible for, the User Content you post to Hallyupedia.

b. How Hallyupedia and other users can use your content

You grant Hallyupedia and our users a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, save, modify, create derivative works, perform, and distribute your User Content on Hallyupedia solely for the purposes of operating, developing, providing, and using the Hallyupedia Products. Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights Hallyupedia may have to User Content, for example under other licenses. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms or our policies.

c. Feedback you provide

We value hearing from our users, and are always interested in learning about ways we can make Hallyupedia more awesome. If you choose to submit comments, ideas or feedback, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you. By accepting your submission, Hallyupedia does not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to Hallyupedia, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

3. Copyright Policy

Hallyupedia has adopted and implemented a Copyright Policy in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable copyright laws.

4. Security

We care about the security of our users. While we work to protect the security of your content and account, Hallyupedia cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security measures. We ask that you keep your password secure. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account.

5. Third-Party Links, Sites, and Services

Our Products may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers, or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by Hallyupedia. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any third party website, service, or content from Hallyupedia, you do so at your own risk and you agree that Hallyupedia will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.

6. Termination

Hallyupedia may terminate or suspend this license at any time, with or without cause or notice to you. Upon termination, you continue to be bound by Sections 2 of these Terms.

7. Disclaimers

The Products and all included content are provided on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied.

Hallyupedia SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.

Hallyupedia takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or third party posts or transmits using our Products. You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose.

8. Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Hallyupedia SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE PRODUCTS; (B) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE PRODUCTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; OR (C) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.   

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. We each agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of a national court located in Seoul, South Korea.

10. General Terms

Notification procedures and changes to these Terms. Hallyupedia reserves the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, and you agree to receive legal notices electronically if we so choose. We may revise these Terms from time to time and the most current version will always be posted on our website. If a revision, in our sole discretion, is material we will notify you. By continuing to access or use the Products after revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Products.

Assignment. These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Hallyupedia without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment in violation hereof shall be null and void.

Entire Agreement/Severability. These Terms, together with the Privacy Policy and any amendments and any additional agreements you may enter into with Hallyupedia in connection with the Products, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and Hallyupedia concerning the Products. If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

No Waiver. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Hallyupedia’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

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