Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is pertinent to the website(s) and mobile applications (collectively, the "Platforms") presented by Valueformer Inc., a company based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and/or its affiliated entities of the Valueformer group ("Valueformer", “we”, “us”) that serve as data controllers with respect to the personal data you convey to Valueformer under this Policy. The Platforms encompass and further websites or mobile applications created and supervised by Valueformer. Valueformer recognizes the importance of your privacy and treats it with utmost seriousness. We are committed to safeguarding your personal data(i.e., any information you give to us that allows us to identify you) in line with this Privacy Policy. Valueformer maintains the right, in its sole discretion, to revise and update this Privacy Policy intermittently. We thus advise you to review the most recent version of the Privacy Policy each time you navigate back to our Platforms. Specific terms are clarified within this Policy. Simply click on the terms in bold to find their definition or refer to the definitions located at the close of this Policy. Information we collect and how we use it Valueformer may gather personal data from you, such as your name, contact details, occupation, company or university affiliation, industry, region/country, relationship to Valueformer, reason for contacting Valueformer, topics you are interested in, and any other information you choose to share. By browsing our Platforms or providing us with your information, you explicitly give consent to Valueformer for processing your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Valueformer may use your personal data to fulfill your requests, send you marketing communications, and other reasons supporting services for you. Valueformer collects personal data from you when you seek information from Valueformer and/or provide information through the Platforms, such as when you fill out a subscription form or consulting expertise inquiry, opt to receive emails from Valueformer, agree to participate in surveys, join our community, or apply for a role at Valueformer. The personal data we collect may include your name, email address, title, occupation, company or university affiliation, industry, region/country, relationship to Valueformer, reason for contacting Valueformer, topics you are interested in, any other background information provided with an application, and any other information contained in messages you send us. We may also gather information about how you use our Platforms in line with our Cookie Policy. By browsing our Platforms and providing this information, you explicitly consent to Valueformer utilizing your personal data for the purposes and in the way outlined in this Privacy Policy. Please refrain from sending us any information you do not want Valueformer to use. Valueformer will use your personal data to fulfill your request, provide the information you requested and/or send you marketing communications. If you have applied for a job at Valueformer, your data will be processed to evaluate and handle your application and candidacy for the position you have applied for. We may also use your information to analyze and enhance our services or tools, as well as to communicate with you about Valueformer events and send you publications that we think may be of interest to you. Valueformer may gather personal data and may reveal such information to third-party service providers in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you. You are not required to provide us with any personal data. However, if you do not, we may be unable to process your request or provide you with the services you are requesting. Valueformer will retain your personal data for as long as needed to process your request or as long as we maintain a relationship with you. If you have applied for a role with Valueformer, Valueformer will keep your personal data associated with your application for up to five years. Please be aware that Valueformer is not accountable for any information you may publicly disclose in any chat rooms, message boards, or similar web pages, including those hosted on or linked to our Platforms. You should be mindful that, whenever you publicly disclose information about yourself online (for instance, via message boards or chat rooms), such information could be collected and used by people whom you do not know. In addition, certain message boards and similar user forums may display IP addresses along with the message poster's name and message. Valueformer accepts no responsibility for any actions or policies of any third parties who collect any information users may disclose on the message boards, chat areas, or other user forums, if any, on the Platforms. 1. The data controller is the person or company that, together or jointly with others, determines the purposes (why) and means (how) of the processing of personal data. 2. Personal data is any information that relates to an individual who is identified or identifiable, for instance by reference to a name, an identification number or an online identifier.