Chapter 1 General Rules
Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Agreement is to prescribe the rights, obligations, and responsibilities between the LED Industry Forum, a divisional corporation, and exhibitors regarding the registration information of the International Light Convergence Expo Online and the use of linked services operated by KOTRA.
Article 2 (Term Definitions)
The terms used in these terms and conditions are as follows, and the terms not defined in these terms and conditions are defined in separate terms and conditions and regulations of individual services:
- ① "International Light Convergence Expo Online" refers to both the online exhibition website and the information-linked service of buyKOREA(www.buykorea.org) operated by the LED Industrial Forum, a divisional company, and includes all language and mobile versions.
- ② Exhibitor: A person who has applied for participation in the “International Light Convergence Expo Online” to use the “International Light Convergence Expo Online” service in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and has obtained the organizer’s approval.
- ③ Organizer: Refers to the LED Industry Forum.
- ④ Participation application: An act of completing the service use contract by entering the information corresponding to the application form provided by International Light Convergence Expo Online and agreeing to these terms and conditions
- ⑤ Account (ID): It is set for the identification of participants and the use of services by participants, and the business registration number of participants shall be the resident registration number for individuals.
- ⑥ Password: A combination of letters and numbers set by the member to check whether the exhibitor’s account matches and protect his/her confidentiality in communication
Article 3 (Generation and Change of Effect)
- ① These terms and conditions become effective when the organizer publishes the contents through “International Light Convergence Expo Online” and the member agrees to it.
- ③ The Organizer may revise these Terms and Conditions within a reasonable range that does not violate relevant laws, such as the Act on the Regulation of Terms and Conditions, the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc. to be announced on the website notice from 7 days before the effective date to the day before the effective date. However, if the contents of the terms and conditions are changed unfavorably to the exhibitor, the contents before and after the revision are clearly compared with a grace period of 15 days or more, and the contents are displayed so that the members can understand them easily.
Article 4 (Regulation for Compliance)
Matters not specified in these terms and conditions shall be in accordance with the provisions of relevant laws, such as the Telecommunications Framework Act, the Telecommunications Business Act, and the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection.
Chapter 2 Exhibition participation Agreement
Article 5 (Establishment of Participation Agreement)
The participation contract is established with the organizer's consent to the exhibitor's application for participation and the exhibitor's agreement to the terms and conditions.
Article 6 (Application for Participation)
The application for participation can be submitted through the Internet by recording the matters required by the exhibitor in the prescribed membership application form determined by the organizer. All information of an exhibitor written in the online membership application form is considered to be real data, and an exhibitor who does not enter real name or actual information cannot receive legal protection and may be restricted from using the exhibition service.
Article 7 (Approval of Application for Participation)
③ The organizer may refuse to accept the application for participation if the applicant has a history of violating these terms and conditions and related laws, or if the application for participation violates these terms and conditions or falls under any of the following subparagraphs.
- ① When a user applies for participation by accurately filling out all the matters of the membership application form stipulated in Article 6, the organizer may approve, except in cases falling under paragraphs 2 and 3.
- ② The exhibitor may withhold approval for any application for use that falls under any of the following sub-paragraphs.
- 1. If there is no room for information and communication facilities or there is a technical problem
- 2. When a child under the age of 14 does not obtain the consent of a legal representative such as a parent
- 3. In case it is difficult to accept participation due to other circumstances
- 1. In case of false information on the application for use
- 2. In case of application by stealing someone else's name
- 3. In case the application is made by stealing the business registration number of another company
- 4. In the case of reports of illegal acts such as fraud by other subscribers of the KOTRA website
- 5. In case the same person applies for re-use after the contract of use is terminated due to violation of the terms and conditions as stipulated in Article 16
- 6. In case other application requirements are not met
Article 8 (Change of Contract Matters)
Exhibitors can directly revise or request corrections through the Internet if the personal information entered at the time of application for participation is changed.
Article 9 (Granting and Management of Exhibitor ID)
- ① In principle, exhibitors are given one ID per company/individual.
- ② All management responsibility for ID and password lie with the exhibitor who owns the ID. The organizer shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by leakage, transfer, rental, or other negligence of ID and password not due to the organizer's actions.
- ③ For safe management of ID and password, the exhibitor must take the following measures. All responsibility arising from negligence lies with the exhibitor.
- 1. If the exhibitor recognizes that his/her ID or password has been stolen or used by a third party, he/she shall immediately notify the organizer and follow the instructions of the organizer.
- 2. Exhibitors must check logout status after completing service use
- 3. Exhibitors must not make available or transfer their ID and password to others without justifiable reasons.
- ④ ID cannot be shared or transferred. If the exhibitor shares or transfers the member ID without prior consultation with the organizer, the organizer may suspend the use of the ID.
Chapter 3 Obligations of Contracting Parties
Article 10 (Obligations of the organizer)
The organizer shall protect the exhibitor's personal information as prescribed by the relevant statutes, and shall not divulge or distribute personal information including the exhibitor's registered information to third parties without his/her consent. Provided, That this shall not apply if there is a request from a national institution under the Framework Act on Telecommunications, etc., for investigative purposes of a crime or if there is a request under other procedures prescribed by relevant statutes.
Article 11 (Obligation of Exhibitors)
- ① Exhibitors must comply with the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and related laws. In addition, in relation to the use of the service, the use restrictions in the separate terms and conditions announced or posted for each detailed or specific service must be complied with.
- ② Members shall not engage in any of the following acts when using the service.
- 1. Illegal use of other exhibitors' IDs
- 2. Acts of duplicating, publishing, or providing information obtained from the service to a third party
- 3. Acts that infringe on other rights such as the organizer's copyright or the copyright of a third party
- 4. Distributing content that violates public order and morals
- 5. Acts that are objectively judged to be related to crime
- 6. Acts that violate other related laws
- 7. The act of stealing another company's business registration number
- 8. Any act contrary to the continuous transmission of advertising information against the recipient's will or the transmission and reception of large amounts of data that interferes with the stable operation of the service, registration of posts, or other sound service use
- 9. Acts that interfere with the smooth operation of the services provided by the organizer
- 10. Act of registering goods without actually intending to sell them
- ③ The exhibitor must register the exhibited items within the designated period, and if the exhibits are not continuously registered or if the exhibits are registered in an objectively insincere manner, the organizer may terminate this contract and claim compensation for damages.
- ④ The exhibitor shall not transfer the right to use the service or other status in the service contract to another person, and shall not provide it as collateral.
Chapter 4 Using the Exhibition Service
Article 12 (Management and deletion of exhibitors' posts)
- ① The organizer may limit the memory space of the exhibitor, the size of messages, the number of days of storage, etc. for efficient service operation. We reserve the right to edit and move the content registered in “International Light Convergence Expo Online” without prior notice, and in the following cases, it will be deleted without prior notice.
- 1. In case of content that slanders other members or third parties or damages the reputation of others by slander
- 2. In case of content that violates public order and morals
- 3. If the content is recognized as being related to a criminal act
- 4. In the case of content thatinfringes on other rights such as the organizer's copyright or the copyright of a third party (trademark right, portrait right, etc.)
- 5. In case of duplicate posting or inconsistent with the nature of the service
- 6. If it contains false or exaggerated advertisements
- 7. In the event that it is reported on specific grounds that the posting content is infringing on the interests of other users due to Internet fraud, etc., and the content of the report is deemed reasonable in light of reasonable suspicion.
- 8. When it contains computer viruses or data that cause malfunction of information and communication facilities or cause confusion
- 9. When a member posts pornography on his/her community and bulletin board or links to obscene sites
- 10. In case it is judged to be in violation of other related laws
- ② All civil and criminal responsibilities, including copyright infringement, caused by post images, text, and videos (including attachments) rest with the publisher of the post, and the organizer is not responsible for it.
- ③ The copyright of the posts registered in the “International Light Convergence Expo Online” belongs to the organizer and the publisher jointly, as long as it does not infringe the rights of a third party. The right to publish in “International Light Convergence Expo Online” belongs to the organizer.
- ④ The organizer may expose the posts registered by the exhibitor on the search site or related sites, and may use it for free for promotion, publicity and other materials. In addition, the organizer may reproduce, display, transmit, and distribute member posts within the services provided by the organizer, and may create derivative works and editorial works. However, if the exhibitor who registered the posting requests the deletion or suspension of use of the posting, the organizer will immediately delete or stop using it, except for matters that must be preserved in accordance with relevant laws. The copyright and intellectual property rights for the work created by the organizer and the consigned company belong to the organizer.
- ⑤ Copyright of works produced and provided by the organizer for the purpose of participating in the “International Light Convergence Expo Online” shall be jointly owned by the exhibitor, the organizer, the Korea Exhibition Industry Promotion Association, and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).
Article 13 (Content of Exhibition Services)
- ① Provision of product and technology promotion pages for exhibitors
- ② Provision of online solutions for side events hosted by the organizer
- ③ Participating company My Page: Functional support such as registration of exhibits, application for consultation, application for consultation, etc.
- ④ Communication function between exhibitors and buyers (real-time chatting, video consultation, sending inquiry, etc.)
Article 14 (Responsibility for Service Use)
The organizer shall not be responsible for hacking, links to pornographic sites, illegal distribution of commercial S/Ws, etc. using the service, and shall not be responsible for the consequences and losses of business activities, legal actions by related agencies, etc.
Article 15 (Suspension of Service Provision)
- ① In any of the following cases, all or part of the service may be restricted or suspended, and in this case, the organizer shall not bear any responsibility to the exhibitor or a third party for the suspension of the service.
- 1. In unavoidable cases due to construction, such as repair of service facilities
- 2. In case the telecommunication service is suspended by a key telecommunications business operator stipulated in the Telecommunications Business Act;
- 3. When it is impossible to provide the normal service, such as a national emergency, power outage, equipment failure of the service, or congestion of service use
- 4. When system check is required
- 5. In case of other force majeure reasons
- ② If the contents of messages stored or transmitted on the organizer's website and other communication messages are not stored or deleted due to a national emergency, power outage, service facility failure outside the scope of site management, or other force majeure; In case of loss of communication data, the organizer shall not be held responsible.
Chapter 5 Participation Contract and Participation Fee
Article 16 (Participation Fee)
Exhibitors must pay the full participation fee within 10 days from the date the organizer requests a separate participation fee.
Article 17 (Cancellation of Exhibition)
If the organizer completely cancels the “International Light Convergence Expo Online”, the entire paid participation fee will be returned to the exhibitor. However, if the exhibition is canceled or changed due to circumstances stipulated as a “disaster” in the 「Basic Act on Disaster and Safety Management」, the organizer's obligation to return the participation fee is exempted. In this case, the exhibitor cannot claim compensation for damages from the organizer.
Article 18 (Cancellation of Contract and Penalty)
- ① If the exhibitor wants to cancel the “International Light Convergence Expo Online” participation contract, the exhibitor must immediately notify the organizer in writing.
- ② Even in the event of cancellation of participation by the exhibitor after payment of the participation fee, the exhibitor must pay the entire participation fee under the participation contract as a penalty.
Chapter 6 Exemption
Article 19 (Exemption Clause)
- ① The organizer is not responsible for the information and data obtained by the member using the service.
- ② The organizer is not responsible for any information, data, facts, reliability, accuracy, etc. posted by members on the service.
- ③ Exhibitors are not responsible for any damage caused by failure to obtain expected benefits from “International Light Convergence Expo Online” or selection or use of service materials.
- ④ The organizer is not responsible for any mental or financial damage suffered by the exhibitor due to other members while using the “International Light Convergence Expo Online”.
- ⑤ Personal information included in the contents posted voluntarily and publicly by the exhibitor may be collected and used by others, and the organizer does not take any responsibility for this risk.
- ⑥ The organizer has no representation and no control over other sites visited by the exhibitor through this site.
- ⑦ The organizer shall not be held liable for any damages incurred by the member without intention or gross negligence of the organizer in relation to the use of the services provided by the organizer.
Article 20 (Trial jurisdiction)
If a lawsuit is filed against a dispute arising from the use of the service, the court in charge of the location of the organizer's business shall be the exclusive jurisdiction court.
These terms and conditions come into force on March 16, 2021.