To distinguish users and prevent improper usage of the site
For payment and billing when a user purchases a product or uses a service which is not free
To conduct surveys and analyses necessary for improving the service
To generate statistical data pertaining to usage of the service
To draw tickets and send out prizes for campaigns and events
To send users important notifications when necessary
WebComics needs to collect the following personal information from you in order to register and activate your account to use WebComics service, through the web page, individual applications and programs, and etc. with the consent of you: xID(E-mail), name or username, gender, mobile phone number, profile picture, IMEI (to be converted so that the unique information of the user’s device cannot be identified)
We may also collect information about the type and version of the device you use to access WebComics Service, such as operating system, IP address assigned to the device by the third party providing Internet access to the device, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information, including mobile phone number. In the case of the App, this information may include an identifier generated by us or by the operating system of your device to enable us to identify the App that you have downloaded.
This information will enable us to provide to your device Content properly configured for that device, to keep a record of the Content that you purchased, and to analyze activity on WebComics Service.
WebComics uses and analyzes the cookies from services used or websites visited by users in order to provide users with optimal service.
The company collects the following information in order to provide you with the services through the following methods.
Information submitted directly by users when registering for or using the WebComics service
Information provided to us by any affiliated companies
Information automatically generated and collected in the course of using the service
WebComics does not share user information with any external parties without the prior consent from users.
However, the following instances are exceptions.
When users have agreed to information sharing
When it is required under the law
WebComics eliminates the records of users’ personal information once the purpose of their collection and usage is accomplished. However, in cases where records need to be stored according to the company’s internal policies or relevant legislature, the company reserves the right to store personal information for a certain period of time.
Personal information printed on the paper (Hard file) is shredded, and information stored electronically is permanently deleted so as to prevent it from ever being used again.
Once the purpose of information entered by users to make use of the service has been accomplished, it is stored for a certain period of time and then eliminated as per the company’s internal policies and relevant legislation. Unless it is stipulated by law, the personal information will not be used for anything other than storage.
If you have any questions, concerns or inquiries concerning the Policies for Handling Personal Information, you may send to our personal information management department.
If any additions, deletions or amendments are made to the Policies for Handling Personal Information, a notification will be posted on the “Notice” page at least 7 days prior to any changes made. However, for significant changes made to user rights such as the collection and utilization or provision to third parties of personal information, we will announce a notification via any other better methods in advance.
Last modified: 24th April 2019