Privacy Policy

Hwa Rang Do has established this privacy policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected and used, which may be updated by Hwa Rang Do from time to time.

  1. Your Privacy
  2. Data we collect
    We sometimes collect your email address, for purposes such as sending self-publishing and confirmation emails, authenticating user accounts, providing subscription email services, registering for forums, etc.
  3. Data we store
  4. Archiving and display of Hwa Rang Do postings by search engines and other sites.
  5. Circumstances in which Hwa Rang Do may release information.
  6. International Users
  • We don’t share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
  • We don’t employ tracking devices for marketing purposes (“cookies”, “web beacons”, single-pixel gifs).
  • Account information is password-protected. Keep your password safe.
  • Forums use basic webserver authentication. Close your browser to log out.
  • Hwa Rang Do does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 13. If Hwa Rang Do learns that a posting is by a person under the age of 13, Hwa Rang Do   will remove that post.
  • Hwa Rang Do or people who post on Hwa Rang Do may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices. We are not responsible for, nor have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites, and encourage all users to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited.
  • For paid job postings, we collect contact information, such as name(s), phone/fax number(s), and address for billing purposes.
  • We sometimes collect your phone number for account authentication purposes, and may transmit it to a third party service for tele-robotic verification.
  • Hwa Rang Do does not store credit card information. Credit card transactions are transmitted to a financial gateway and we endeavor to protect the security of your payment.
  • We may collect personal information if you provide it in feedback or comments, post it on our classifieds or interactive forums, or if you contact us directly. Please do not post any personal information on Hwa Rang Do forums or classifieds that you expect to keep private.
  • Our web logs collect standard web log entries for each page served, including your IP address, page URL, and timestamp. Web logs help us to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Hwa Rang Do site, and to otherwise provide our service to you.
  • All classified and forum postings are stored in our database, even after “deletion,” and may be archived elsewhere.
  • Our web logs and other records are stored indefinitely.
  • Although we make good faith efforts to store the information in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security.
  • Search engines and other sites not affiliated with Hwa Rang Do – including archive.org, google.com, and groups.yahoo.com – archive or otherwise make available Hwa Rang Do postings.
  •  Hwa Rang Do may disclose information about its users if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process.
  • Hwa Rang Do may also disclose information about its users to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms of Use; respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Hwa Rang Do , its users or the general public.
  • By visiting our web site and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the international dimension of Hwa Rang Do we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship for the purposes identified in this policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in the United States. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.