Terms of Service

Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of these Terms and Conditions is to stipulate the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of the Company and the User in using the Internet-related services (hereinafter referred to as the "Service") provided by Asia Tomorrow (hereinafter referred to as the "Site") operated by underdogs (hereinafter referred to as the "Company").

Article 2 (Definitions)

① 'Site' means the webpage 'Asia Tomorrow(https://www.asiatomorrow.net)' operated by the Company.
'Service' means all services provided by the Company that can be used by 'Users' regardless of the device on which it is implemented (including various wired and wireless devices such as PCs, TVs, and mobile devices).
② 'User' refers to members and non-members who access the 'Site' and receive the services provided by the 'Site' in accordance with these Terms.
③ 'Member' means a person who has registered as a member on the 'Site' and can continue to use the services provided by the 'Site'.
④ 'Non-member' refers to a person who uses the services provided by the 'Site' without registering as a member.
⑤ 'ID' means a letter or a combination of letters and numbers determined by the Member and approved by the Company for identification of the Member and use of the Service.
⑥ 'Password' means a combination of characters (including special characters) and numbers determined by the Member to confirm that the Member is the Member matching the ID granted to the Member and to protect the confidentiality.
⑦ 'Content' refers to information in the form of texts, photos, videos, and various files and links used in the information and communication network in accordance with the provisions of the Information and Communication Network Act in the form of symbols, characters, voices, sounds, images or videos.

Article 3 (Non-Terms and Conditions)

Matters not provided for in these Terms shall be governed by the provisions of laws and regulations or the individual terms, operating policies and rules of the Service (hereinafter referred to as the Detailed Guidelines) established by the Company. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and the Detailed Guidelines, the Detailed Guidelines shall apply.

Article 4 (Effectiveness and Change of Terms)

① These Terms shall be posted on the site provided by the Company. The Company may change these Terms to the extent that they do not violate laws related to the Service, such as the 'Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce (hereinafter referred to as the 'E-Commerce Act'), 'Act on Regulation of Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as the 'Terms Regulation Act'), and 'Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection (hereinafter referred to as the 'Information and Communications Network Act'), Notify users at least 7 days prior to the effective date (30 days for changes that are unfavorable or significant to users) and for a substantial period of time after the effective date, and notify existing users of the changed terms, the effective date, and the reason for the change (including an explanation of any significant changes) by separate electronic means (such as email, sending an electronic message in Vis, or displaying a notification message). The revised Terms shall be effective from the effective date of the notice or notification.
② If the Company announces or notifies the revised Terms pursuant to Paragraph 1, it shall also notify the User with the following statement: 'If the User does not agree to the change, the User may terminate the Contract within 7 days (30 days in the case of a change that is unfavorable to the User or material to the User) from the date of the announcement or notification, and if the User does not express an intention to terminate the Contract, the User shall be deemed to have agreed to the change.
③ If the user does not express his/her intention to refuse the changed terms within 7 days (or 30 days in the case of changes that are disadvantageous or material to the user) from the date of the notice in Paragraph 2 or the date of receipt of the notice, he/she shall be deemed to have agreed to the change in these Terms.

Article 5 (Notification to Users)

① Unless otherwise provided in these Terms, the Company may notify Users by electronic means such as email.
② In the case of notification to all users, the Company may substitute the notification in Paragraph 1 by posting it on the bulletin board on the website operated by the Company for more than 7 days. However, for matters that have a significant impact on the User's own transactions, the Company shall notify the User individually in accordance with Paragraph 1.
③ The Company shall be deemed to have made individual notification by making the notice in the preceding paragraph only in cases where individual notification is difficult due to the user's failure to provide contact information, failure to modify the information after change, or incorrect information.

Article 6 (Conclusion of Use Agreement)

① If the user wishes to join as a member, the user agrees to the contents of the Terms and Conditions and applies for membership, and the Company approves such application.
② If the user wants to use the service without applying for membership for the service that can be used without membership, when the user makes payment for using the company's service.
③ If the user wants to use the free service without applying for membership for the service that can be used without membership, when the user uses the additional service such as storing matters related to the free service and proceeds with the procedures in paragraphs 1 and 2 above.

Article 7 (Membership Registration)

① The Company shall, in principle, accept the use of the Service when requested to sign a use contract.
② In the application under Paragraph 1, the Company may request real name verification and identity authentication through a specialized organization if necessary to provide the Service.
③ The Company may reserve its consent if there are insufficient service-related facilities or technical or business problems.
④ If the Company does not approve or reserves the use of the Service pursuant to Paragraphs 2 and 4, the Company shall, in principle, notify the applicant of the Service, except in cases where the Company is unable to notify the user without any reason attributable to the Company.
⑤ The time of establishment of the use contract shall be the time when the Company indicates the completion of the subscription in the application process in the case of Paragraph 1 (1), and the time when the Company indicates that the payment is completed in the case of Paragraph 1 (2).
⑥ The Company may categorize the Members by grade in accordance with the Company's policy, and may differentiate the use of the Service by subdividing the time of use, number of times of use, service menu, etc.
⑦ The Company may impose restrictions on the use or classification of Members in order to comply with the classification and age in accordance with the 'Act on the Promotion of Motion Pictures and Video Works' and the 'Youth Protection Act'.

Article 8 (Change of Member Information)

① Members may view and modify their personal information at any time through the personal information management screen. However, the ID required for service management cannot be modified.
② If the information provided in the membership application is changed, the member shall modify it online or notify the Company of the change by e-mail or other means.
The Member shall be liable for any disadvantages caused by failing to notify the Company of changes in Paragraph 2.

Article 9 (Management and Protection of Member Information)

The Member shall be responsible for the management of the Member's ID and password, and shall not allow any third party to use it.
② The Company may restrict the use of a member's ID if it is likely to leak personal information, is antisocial or against public order and morals, or may be mistaken for the Company or the operator of the Service.
③ If the Member realizes that the ID and password have been stolen or are being used by a third party, the Member shall immediately notify the Company and follow the instructions.
④ In the case of Paragraph 3, the Company shall not be liable for any disadvantages arising from the Member's failure to notify the Company of such fact or from the Member's failure to follow the Company's instructions.

Article 10 (Obligations of the Company)

① In order to provide continuous and stable services, the Company shall repair or restore the facilities without delay if they are damaged or destroyed, and may suspend the provision of all or part of the Services without notice if it is unavoidable in the event of any of the following reasons. In this case, the reason and the period of suspension shall be notified to the user without delay.
1. when necessary for emergency inspection, expansion, replacement, repair or construction of the system or facilities
2. when it is deemed necessary to replace the system in order to provide new services
3. when it is impossible to provide normal service due to failure of the system or other service facilities, failure of wired or wireless network, etc.
4. in the event of a national emergency, power outage, or force majeure
The Company shall endeavor to provide convenience to the User in the procedures and contents related to the contract with the User, including the conclusion of the use contract, modification and termination of the contract, etc.
③ The Company shall post the name, business name, address, telephone number, mail-order business license number, terms of use, privacy policy, etc. of the representative on the initial screen of the online service so that users can easily recognize them.

Article 11 (Personal Information Protection)

① The Company values the personal information of its users and endeavors to comply with relevant laws and regulations, including the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection and the Personal Information Protection Act. Through the Privacy Policy, the Company shall inform users of the purpose and manner in which the personal information provided by users is used and what measures are being taken to protect personal information.
② The Company applies the relevant laws and regulations and the Company's Privacy Policy to the protection and use of user personal information. However, the Company's Privacy Policy does not apply to external web pages linked from websites operated by the Company.

Article 12 (User's Obligations)
① The User shall fill out the application form based on the facts when applying for use through membership registration. If the User registers false or other information, the User shall not claim any rights against the Company, and the Company shall not be liable for any damages caused by this.
The User shall comply with the matters stipulated in these Terms and Conditions, other regulations established by the Company, and matters notified by the Company. In addition, the User shall not engage in any acts that interfere with the Company's business or damage the Company's reputation.
③ The user shall immediately modify the membership information such as address, contact information, email address, etc. through online immediately if it is changed, and the user shall be responsible for any damage caused by failure to modify or delay in modifying the changed information.
④ The user shall manage the ID and password assigned to the user directly. The Company shall not be responsible for any problems caused by the user's negligence.
⑤ When selecting an ID, name, and other names used within the Service, the User shall not engage in any of the following acts.
1. impersonating the official operator of the service provided by the Company or using similar names to confuse other users
2. use a name that contains sensational or obscene content
3. use names that are likely to infringe on the trademark, copyright, or other rights of third parties
4. Use of names that are likely to defame or interfere with the business of a third party
5. Use of names that contain other antisocial and violations of relevant laws and regulations
⑥ The user may not dispose of the right to use the service or other status under the use contract by selling, giving, or providing collateral unless the company expressly consents.
⑦ Other details such as precautions for using the Service in connection with this Article shall be determined in the operating policy, and if the User violates the Terms of Service and operating policy, disadvantages such as restriction of service use and civil and criminal liability may occur.

Article 13 (Provision of Services)

① The Company's services shall be provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. However, the Company may temporarily suspend the provision of all or part of the Services if there are special reasons, such as maintenance of the Company's system or replacement of communication equipment.
Specific information on individual services provided by the Company can be found on the individual service screen.

Article 14 (Limitation of Services, etc.)

① The Company may restrict or suspend all or part of the Services if there is an unavoidable reason, such as wartime, events, natural disasters, or similar national emergencies, and if the telecommunications service is suspended by the telecommunications service provider pursuant to the Telecommunications Business Act.
or part of the Service may be limited or suspended.
② Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, free services may be restricted or suspended in whole or in part for reasons such as the Company's operating policies, and may be converted to paid services.
③ When the Company restricts or suspends the use of the Service, the Company shall notify the User without delay of the reason, the period of restriction, and the scheduled date.
④ If the Company receives payment information in advance and converts a free service to a paid service, the Company shall notify the user of the reason and the scheduled date of the paid conversion and obtain the user's consent to the paid conversion.

Article 15 (Procedure for canceling, terminating, and withdrawing from the Service)

① If the user wishes to terminate the use contract, the user may request to terminate the use contract at any time through the user withdrawal application on the homepage. However, immediate withdrawal may be restricted for reasons such as preventing unauthorized use of the Service for a certain period of time after new registration.
② The Company may notify the user and terminate the contract if the user violates the user's obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions, such as abnormal use or unfair use, use of prohibited programs, or makes broadcasts and posts that defame or insult others, even if the user has requested prohibition or deletion of such acts, if such acts accumulate more than twice, including the first request for prohibition or deletion.
③ The Company shall reply to the User after receiving the User's intention to withdraw, cancel or terminate the subscription. The reply shall be made by one of the methods notified by the User to the Company, and the Company may not reply if the contact information notified by the User to the Company does not exist.

Article 16 (Compensation for Damages)

① The Company or the User may claim compensation for damages if damages are caused by the other party. However, the Company shall not be liable for damages caused by the failure or interruption of the free service, loss or deletion of archived data, tampering, etc.
② The Company shall not be liable for any damages in connection with the use of the services provided by the Company unless the Company's operation policy, privacy policy, and other service-specific terms and conditions are violated.

Article 17 (Disclaimer)

① The Company shall not be liable for providing the Service if it is unable to provide the Service due to natural disasters or similar force majeure.
② The Company shall not be liable for any failure to use the Service due to reasons attributable to the User.
③ The Company shall not be liable for the failure of the User to obtain the expected profit from using the Service, nor shall the Company be liable for any damage caused by the data obtained through the Service.
④ The Company is not responsible for the reliability, accuracy, etc. of the contents posted on the webpage by the user, and does not intervene in disputes between users or between users and third parties through the Service.

Article 18 (Provision of Information and Placement of Advertisements)

① The Company may provide (or send) various information and advertisements deemed necessary by the User during the use of the Service to the User by means of banner display, e-mail, etc. However, if the User does not wish to receive such information, the User may refuse to receive it according to the method provided by the Company.
② Even if the user has refused to receive the information, the Company may provide information by email or other methods for matters that the user must know, such as the reasons specified in the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, including changes to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and other important matters that may affect the interests of the user.
③ The Company shall not be liable for any failure of the Company to deliver information such as transaction-related information or answers to inquiries regarding the use of the Service if the User has taken measures to unsubscribe pursuant to Paragraph 1.
④ The Company confirms whether or not the user has consented to the transmission of commercial information for commercial purposes every two years in accordance with the Enforcement Decree of the Information and Communications Network Act.
⑤ The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the User's participation in the advertiser's promotional activities or as a result of any transaction.

Article 19 (Payment for Paid Services, etc.)

① When using the paid services provided by the Company, the User shall, in principle, pay the usage fee. In this case, the payment method for the usage fee for the paid services provided by the Company is as follows.
② The Company may verify whether the User has legitimate use rights to the payment method, and may suspend the transaction until the verification is completed, or cancel the transaction if it cannot be verified.
③ In accordance with the Company's policy and the standards of the payment provider (mobile phone carrier, card company, etc.) and payment agent in Paragraph 1, the cumulative payment amount and charge limit per user per month may be limited. If you exceed these limits, you may not be able to use the Paid Services further.
④ The User is responsible for the information entered by the User for payment or settlement.

Article 20 (Refund)

① In the case of canceling or refunding payment due to reasons attributable to the User, the following procedures shall be followed.
1. Services that are used or purchased once cannot be refunded.
2. Services that are continuously available shall be refunded after deducting the amount corresponding to the number of days of use.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, we will refund the full amount paid in the following cases.
- If there is no history of service use after payment is completed.
- If you were unable to use the Service due to reasons attributable to the Company, such as a service failure
- If the Service you purchased was not provided
- If the purchased service is different or significantly different from the display or advertisement, etc.
- If the service was significantly impossible to use due to a defect in the service itself.
③ In principle, the Company shall refund the same method as the payment method used to pay for the service. However, if a refund cannot be made by the same payment method, the Company shall make a refund by a separate method prescribed by the individual service.
④ The Company shall proceed with the refund process within 3 business days from the date the refund obligation arises. However, if the Company requires the cooperation of the User for the refund, the Company shall not bear any delayed interest if the refund is delayed due to the reason attributable to the User.
⑤ The expenses required for the refund shall be borne by the party responsible.

Article 21 (Attribution of Rights)

① Intellectual property rights, including copyrights, for the Services provided by the Company shall belong to the Company.
② The Company grants the User only the right to use the Services provided by the Company in accordance with the conditions set by the Company in relation to the Services, and the User may not dispose of it by transferring, selling, or pledging it.
③ Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph 1, the intellectual property rights of the contents created by the User and the works provided under the Company's affiliation agreement shall not belong to the Company.

Article 22 (Management of Contents)

① If the content written or created by the member contains content that violates the relevant laws such as the 'Personal Information Protection Act' and 'Copyright Act', the administrator may request the takedown and deletion of such content in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the relevant laws, and the Company shall take measures in accordance with the relevant laws.
② Even if there is no request from the right holder pursuant to the preceding paragraph, the Company may take temporary measures against such content in accordance with the relevant laws if there are reasons to recognize infringement of rights or if it violates other Company policies and relevant laws.

Article 23 (Copyright of Content)

① The copyright of the contents posted by the user in the Service shall belong to the author of the contents.
② Notwithstanding Paragraph 1, the Company may use the contents registered by the User for the purpose of operating, displaying, transmitting, distributing, and promoting the Service without separate permission and free of charge, within the scope consistent with copyright law and fair trade practices, as follows
1. to create secondary works or editorial works within the scope of not infringing copyright, such as reproduction, modification, display, transmission, distribution, etc. of contents created by users within the Service. However, if the user who registered such content requests the deletion or disabling of such content, the Company will delete or disable all such content, except for matters that must be preserved in accordance with applicable laws.
2. Use within the scope of operating and promoting the Service, improving the Service, and developing new services
3. to provide or display the User's Content for publicity purposes through media, telecommunications companies, etc.
Article 24 (Jurisdiction and Governing Law)
In the event of a dispute regarding the Service, the competent court shall be the court of competent jurisdiction of the Company's location, and the governing law shall be the laws of the Republic of Korea.
Additional Terms
Article 1 (Effective Date) These Terms shall be effective from February 13, 2024.