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Privacy Policy

Welcome to HeyKorea ("HeyKorea," "we," "us," or "our"). We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our HeyKorea. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By accessing or using our service, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all the terms of this Privacy Policy.

1. Information We Collect

HeyKorea is the exclusive owner of the information collected on this website.

We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you use our Website, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.

We may also automatically collect certain information when you visit our Website, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, page views, and access times.

This information does not personally identify you but helps us analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

We do not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways that differ from what is disclosed in this statement. Various points on our website allow us to collect information from our visitors.

The information we may collect includes:

  • Personal details such as name, gender, email address, phone number, and address.

  • Full passport details including passport number.

  • Education history including academic qualifications.

  • Financial information, including bank statements.

  • Identification documents such as driver's license or identification card.

  • Visa information related to travel or immigration status.

  • Criminal record status.

  • Employment history including past job positions.

  • Emergency contact information.

  • Medical information that may be relevant to your inquiry or service.

Please note that the collection of this information may vary depending on the specific context and purpose for which it is being collected.

2. Use of Information

We may use the information we collect from you for various purposes, including:

  • Analysis and feedback to enhance the quality of services provided

  • Responding to your inquiries, comments, or feedback

  • Sending you newsletters, updates, or promotional materials

  • Enhancement of marketing efforts to deliver relevant information to users

  • Personalizing your experience on our services

  • Analyzing and understanding how users interact with our services

  • Protecting against potential fraudulent or illegal activities

3. Request Information Forms

When users decide to complete our information request forms (application), we kindly ask them to select the topic/s they would like to receive more information about. Subsequently, HeyKorea will send regular updates pertaining to the chosen topic/s. Users have the freedom to unsubscribe from these updates whenever they wish. Please note that any email messages, contact forms, or customized content generated by users on this website may contain personally identifiable information, such as email addresses and any other details provided to assist us in addressing your inquiry. The information you willingly submit may also be shared with HeyKorea employees, officials, or contracted individuals who require access to this information for the purpose of fulfilling their job responsibilities and responding to your requests.

4. Use of Information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent or at your direction

  • To comply with legal obligations, such as law enforcement requests or court orders

  • To protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others

  • With our service providers, who are bound by confidentiality obligations and solely use the information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy

  • In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be transferred as part of the transaction

5. Cookies and Similar Technologies

The cookies we set do not collect any personally identifiable information such as email addresses or names. We utilize Remarketing with Google Analytics for online advertising purposes. This may involve third-party vendors, including Google, displaying our ads on different websites. HeyKorea and these vendors use first-party and third-party cookies, such as the Google Analytics and DoubleClick cookies, to optimize ad delivery based on a user's previous visits to our website.

6. Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third-party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

7. Security

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, alteration, or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

8. Legal Information

Notice to European Users: This privacy statement has been created to fulfill the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Directive 2002/58/EC, as amended by Directive 2009/136/EC, regarding Cookies.

9. Changes to This Privacy Policy​

If we make any modifications to our privacy policy, we will promptly update and publish those changes on this page.

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