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HI Korea Privacy Statement

Korea Youth Hostel Federation Privacy Policy

  1. Privacy

Information about an individual who is alive, information that can identify the individual by name, gender, date of birth, etc. included in the information (the information alone can easily identify the individual, Including what you can do.

  1. Collecting personal information

The Korea Youth Hostel Federation collects the minimum information necessary for site operation and service when collecting information of users. The following items are mandatory and others are optional. 

2) Gender 
(3) Date of birth 
(4) Mobile phone number 
(5) E-mail address 
(6) Address

  1. Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

(1) issuance of a youth hostel certificate 
(2) issuance of an affiliate youth hostel certificate 
(3) provision of new travel information service 
(4) information on new products or events 
(5) discount coupons and related information

  1. Use and Retention of Personal Information

(G) The Korea Youth Hostel Federation shall use, retain and discard personal information collected for the purposes of collecting and using personal information under Paragraph 3, in accordance with each of the following items. 
(1) If the application for issuance of the youth hostel is not processed, it will be permanently deleted after 2 months. 
(2) The details of the issuance of the youth hostel will be permanently deleted after 5 years from the expiration date of the youth hostel certificate.

  1. Providing third party information

(G) The Korea Youth Hostel Federation will provide personal information to third parties only if and only if: 
(1) If there are special regulations in statute such as Act on Financial Real Name Transactions and Confidentiality, Use and Protection of Credit Information, Telecommunications Basic Act, Telecommunications Business Act, Local Tax Act, Consumer Protection Act, Bank of Korea Act and Criminal Procedure Act (Provided only by the official seal of the warrant or the head of the agency in accordance with the laws and regulations, provided that the personal information is not provided unconditionally even if requested by the administrative office or the investigation agency pursuant to the Act 

(3) In cases where it is necessary for statistical writing, academic research or market research. 
(4) In case of affiliated youth hostel certificate issuance 
(5) ) For providing travel information and providing member service

  1. Personal information manager

* Name: Deok Chul Kim / Phone: 02-725-3031 / E-mail:

  1. Designated youth protection officer

Our website does not provide or mediate harmful media of youth. If you are harmed or have a problem with the harmful information of the youth, you may ask the Youth Protection Officer (Personal Information Officer) to deal with the damage or to handle the complaint. Our Privacy Officer is designated to serve as Youth Protection Officer.

* If you have any dispute with the Korea Youth Hostel Federation about personal information, you can request the dispute settlement committee of Korea Internet Promotion Agency to resolve the dispute quickly and effectively. 
- Personal Information Infringement Notification Center: (without state code) 118,
- Cyber ​​Crime Division of Supreme Prosecutors ' Office: 02-3480-3571, 
- Center: (without station number) 182,

* Privacy Policy v2.2 (enforcement 2017-02-08, published 2017-02-01)