Genome & Company


Genome & Company
7F GWANGGYO FLAX DESIAN, 50 Changnyong-daero 256beon-gil, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea ,16229


Consent to collection and use of personal information (Required)

Genome & Company (the ”Company”) regards the protection of personal information of our users very important, and complies with relevant laws, including the Personal Information Protection Act and the Act on Expansion of Dissemination and Promotion of Utilization of Information System. The Company hereby informs the purpose and method of using the personal information provided by our users through the Company’s website, and what measures are taken to protect the personal information. If the Company revises any of this Private Policy, it will be notified through the notices on the Company’s website (or individually notified).

1. Items of Personal Information Collected and the Collection Method

The Company collects the following personal information to operate its Contact Service via the Company’s website (whereby the users can make general inquires, inquiry for business development, IR inquiry, media inquiry, etc.).
- Essential Information: name, e-mail address, phone number, organization, content of inquiry
- Collection method: The Company collects the personal information through the inquiries submitted via the Contact Bulletin Board on the Company’s website.

  You have the right to refuse the ‘collection of essential information’ as well as the ‘collection of optional information’. If you refuse the collection of essential information, however, you may be restricted for using the Contact Service.

The following information may be automatically generated and collected in the process of using the website.
- IP Address, cookie, date and time of visit, records of service use

2. Purpose of Collecting Personal Information

The Company uses the collected personal information for the following purposes.
- Personal verification, personal identification, delivery of inquiries and notification of results (answers and responses), etc. related to the use of Contact Service

3. Processing of Personal Information and Retention Period

In principle, the collected personal information is destroyed without any delay after achieving the purpose of collecting and using personal information. However, the Company may keep users’ information for a certain period of time as required by relevant laws.
- Retained information: personal information submitted with the inquiry, content of the inquiry, and ensuing responses
- Relevant Law: Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, etc.
- Retention Period: three years (records related to resolution of consumer complaints or disputes)

4. Destruction of Personal Informatio

In principle, the information is destroyed without any delay after achieving the purpose of collecting and using personal information. The procedure and method of destruction are as follows.

1) Procedure
The personal information submitted is transferred to a separate database (in case of paper, separate cabinet) after achieving the purpose and kept for a certain period of time according to the internal policy and other relevant laws, before it is destroyed. The personal information transferred to separate database shall not be used any other purposes other than for keeping in accordance with laws.

  2) Destruction Method
Personal information saved in the form of electronic file shall be deleted by using technical method that cannot reproduce the records. Personal information printed in the paper shall be destroyed by shredding with a shredder or incinerating it.

5. Consignment of Personal Information Processing

The Company does not consign personal information to a third party. If consignment occurs in the future, it shall be notified through website and the contents of this Privacy Policy shall be updated.

6. Rights of Users and Their Legal Representatives

Users and their legal representative (for the users below the age of 14) may make an inquiry related to or request deletion or modification of their own personal information. In this case, please contact the Company’s Data Protection Manager (see Section 7 of this Privacy Policy) in writing, by phone, or by e-mail so that we can take measures without any delay after verifying your identification.

In case users request the correction of any errors in personal information, we shall not use or provide the personal information until such correction is made. In addition, in case incorrect personal information is already provided to a third party, we will notify the third party the result of correction without delay.

The Company processes and destroys personal information at the request of users or their legal representatives in accordance with Section ‘3. Processing of Personal Information and Retention Period’ and Section ‘4. Destruction of Personal Information’, and such information shall not be opened or used for any other purposes.

7. Information on Data Protection Officer and Manager

The Company designates data protection officer and manager for managing personal information as follows to protect users’ personal information related to inquiries.

Data Protection Officer
Name: Seo Yeong-jin
Department: Business management
Position: Vice-president
Telephone: 031-620-0150

  Data Protection Manager
Name: Seol Su-gi
Department: PR team
Position: Team Lead
Telephone: 070-4821-3840

You can submit to the personnel above any inquiries related to your personal information submitted to the Company while using our web service. The Company will quickly provide sufficient responses to your inquiries.

Please contact the below agencies if you need report or counseling for any infringement of personal data privacy.

- Personal Information Infringement Report Center ( / 118 without area code)
- Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee ( / 1833-6972)
- Cyber Investigation Department, Supreme Prosecutor’s Office ( / 1301 without area code)
- Cyber Bureau of the National Police Agency ( / 182 without area code)

8. Notification

We will notify users any additions, deletions, and modification on the current Privacy Policy in advance through ‘Notice’ on the Company’s website.

9. Other Websites

We inform you that any collection of personal information by other websites which may be hyperlinked on the Company’s website is not the subject of this Privacy Policy.

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Website Terms and Conditions

Article 1 (Purpose)

This Terms and Conditions is to regulate the rights and obligations, conditions of use, and responsibilities between Genome & Company (the “Company”) and users, when using the Company’s website (Genome & Company ( and online contents provided on the website.

We inform you that any collection of personal information by other websites which may be hyperlinked on the Company’s website is not the subject of this ‘Terms and Conditions’.

Article 2 (Effect and Change of Terms and Conditions)

  • 1. This Terms and Conditions shall take effect by disclosing to users as shown on the bottom of the Company’s website.
  • 2. It is considered that users who use the website and the users who submitted personal information and inquiries through separate consent are deemed to have agreed to this Terms and Conditions.
  • 3. The Company shall modify the contents of this Terms and Conditions to the extent that it does not violate relevant laws such as the Act on the Regulation of Terms and Conditions, and it shall take effect by disclosing in the same manner as mentioned in Clause 1 of this Article.
  • 4. Any user’s use of the website and related contents, after the notice of changes to the Terms and Conditions, is deemed to have agreed to the changes to the Terms and Conditions.

Article 3 (Regulations Other than Terms and Conditions)

Matters not specified in this Terms and Conditions shall be applied according to the relevant laws.

Article 4 (Definitions of Terms)

1. User: It refers to users who use the Company’s website (Genome & Company ( and contents provided therein.

Article 5 (Use of Service)

  • 1. Users who do not provide their real name or truthful information shall not be subject to the legal protection, and shall be restricted in using the web-service without notice.
  • 2. The use of services provided in this website is free of charge. However, separate contract is required for matters related to utilization of website contents according to the relevant policies and laws. Therefore, in such case, please contact the person in charge of the website (T. 070-4821-3840).
  • 3. The use of the website is opened all year round unless there is any special technical issue on the website.

Article 6 (Subscription of Service and Restriction on Use)

  • 1. This website shall limit the use of users for the following cases:
    • A. In case users do not use their real name or use other’s name illegally;
    • B. In case essential information (essential Information: name, e-mail address, phone number, organization, content of inquiry) is not provided for making inquiries via the website;
    • C. In case users apply and use the website for the purpose of disrupting social orders or adversely affecting public decency and morality; and
    • D. In case users refuse to consent to the collection and use of personal information.
  • 2. The website shall be temporarily restricted in providing service if any events such as regular inspection, system failure, repair, replacement or other issues occur.
  • 3. The copyright and other intellectual property rights for contents provided in this website shall belong to the Company.
  • 4. Users shall not use the website for commercial purpose.
  • 5. The Company shall not be responsible for any damages occurred to users in connection with the use of this website.

Article 7 (Obligations)

  • 1. Obligations of Company
    The website maintains the security of users’ personal information, and uses it only for the purpose of improving and operating web services, providing new information, etc. The Company shall not transfer personal information to any third party for any other purposes. (However, it makes an exception for any requests from relevant government agencies, e.g., Korea Communications Standards Commission or Korea Internet & Security Agency, for the purpose of investigation under relevant laws.)
  • 2. Obligations of users
    • A. Users shall comply with matters specified in this Terms and Conditions, relevant laws, and notices on the website.
    • B. Users shall not engage in profit-making activities using the service without the prior consent of the Company.
    • C. Users shall not infringe intellectual property rights including copyright without the consent of the Company, and shall not damage the reputation of the website and the third party or disrupt the business.

Article 8 (Provision of Information)

Administrator of the website may provide various information through a route other than the website to operate the website.

Article 9 (Exemptions)

  • 1. In case the Company is not able to provide services due to a force majeure, it shall be exempted from the responsibility of providing the service.
  • 2. The Company shall not be responsible for any inconvenience or restrictions in using the web-service occurred by the reasons attributable to users.
  • 3. The Company shall be exempted from any responsibility on information posted by users, and users shall bear such responsibility.
  • 4. The Company shall be exempted from any disputes or issues occurred between the users and third parties related to this website.
  • 5. The Company shall be exempted from any damages caused by users regardless of intentionality or negligence on the part of the user.

Article 10 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)

Any and all disputes related to the use of the website between the Company and users shall be governed by the court having jurisdiction over the location of the Company's headquarter, and the governing law shall be the Korean law.

Supplementary Provision

This Terms and Conditions shall take effect as of July 1, 2021.