Last Modified: May 1, 2017
If you do not accept these terms, then you may not download or use LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website or Digital Content. In addition, when using LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website and/or Digital Content, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such service, features or offers that may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
For the purposes of this Agreement:
"Contributor" means the users who translate the Digital Content into certain languages.
"Digital Content" means digitized comic books, including single issues and trade publications and other digital content provided by NAVER WEBTOON through the Service.
"General Users" means the users who are allowed to read the User Translation, leave the comments, and share the User Translation through social network services.
"LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website" means translate.webtoons.com.
"Official Version" means official translation of the script of the Digital Content provided by NAVER WEBTOON through the Service.
"Service" means the service of Digital Content and User Translation of Digital Content provided by NAVER WEBTOON and its affiliates and subsidiaries through LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website.
"Team Manager" means the user who is selected and authorized by NAVER WEBTOON to organize a translation team (“Team”), invite Contributors to its team, and manage the team to create Team Version.
"Team Member" means the Contributor who is invited to join the Team organized by Team Manager.
"Team Profile" means the profile page of the Team, which is created upon organizing the Team.
"Team Version" means the User Translation created collectively by the Team.
"Unofficial Version" means the User Translation created by the Contributor or created collectively by the Team, which includes Wiki Version and Team Version.
"User Translation" means translated text of the script of the Digital Content created by the Contributor or the Team using certain translation tools of our Service, which is automatically saved in the service operator’s server, posted on the Service and provided to other users. User Translation refers to Unofficial Version including Wiki Version and Team Version.
"Wiki Version" means the User Translation created by the Contributor.
2. Use of Service
3. Digital Content and Limited License Term
A. Digital Content. You understand and agree that LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website and LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE tools are owned by NAVER WEBTOON and Intellectual Property Rights in or to Digital Contents are and will remain the exclusive property of copyright owners and are protected by the copyright laws of the Republic of Korea, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties.
B. Use of Digital Content. Upon your download or use of Digital Content, LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE tools and LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website, NAVER WEBTOON grants you a limited, non-exclusive and non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to access, view, download, use, transmit and translate such Digital Content, solely for the use of the Service and the provision of the User Translation on the Service, subject to the terms of this Agreement. Under such license, you are granted to create User Translation which will be used only in relation to the Service, and prohibited from using, displaying, publishing, or transmitting User Translation for other services.
The license does not confer on you any ownership interest in such Digital Content. Digital Content is licensed to you by NAVER WEBTOON; not sold, transferred or assigned to you. NAVER WEBTOON may post additional terms for Digital Content in LINE WEBTOON Translate website. Those terms will also apply, but in the event of a conflict between those terms and the terms of this Agreement, this Agreement will govern.
C. Limitations. Unless otherwise stated in writing by NAVER WEBTOON, you must not copy, redistribute, sell, rent, lease, convey, reconvey or sublicense the Digital Content. You must not attempt to circumvent, avoid, bypass, remove, deactivate, impair or otherwise defeat any encryption, rights signaling or copy protection technology in which the Digital Content is wrapped or otherwise associated with. You must not duplicate or otherwise reproduce (including but not limited to “burning”) the Digital Content, or any portion thereof, onto any physical medium, memory or device (other than within your personal device that is allowed for download of Digital Content for thirty day period), including but not limited to CDs, DVDs, computers or other hardware, or any other medium now known or hereafter devised.
4. LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website
A. Use of LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website. You may not separate any individual component of such software for use on another device or computer, may not transfer it for use on another device or computer or use it, or any portion of it, over a network, and may not sell, rent, lease, lend, distribute, or sublicense or otherwise assign any rights to such software in whole or in part.
B. Updates. In order to keep your LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website up-to-date, NAVER WEBTOON may make available updates/upgrades to the Webiste. If you do not download such updates/upgrades, you may not receive certain features and/or functionality and/or you may lose certain features and/or functionality of the Website.
No Reverse Engineering, Decompilation, Disassembly, or Circumvention. You may not modify, reverse engineer, decompile, reproduce, copy, disassemble LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website or otherwise reduce the computer file in which the Digital Content is stored to a human-readable form, whether in whole or in part, or bypass, modify, defeat, or tamper with or circumvent any of the functions or protections of LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website; e.g., by modifying, defeating, augmenting or substituting any digital rights management functionality.
A. Users’ Age Limit. You must be at least fourteen (14) years old to use the Service. The use of the Service by anyone under the age of fourteen (14) years old is unauthorized and unlicensed.
The use of any of our Service by the minor (as defined in the law of your own country) is subject to the consent of their parent or legal representative. (“Representative(s)”). Representatives who wish to give the consent to their represented minor’s use of our Service should send the email to [email@example.com].
NAVER WEBTOON does not intentionally nor unintentionally collect information from children or the minor in cases where Representatives have not consented to the use of NAVER WEBTOON’s Service by the minor. However if a Representative identifies that a minor has provided NAVER WEBTOON with personal information without the correspondent Representative’s permission, Representative should contact NAVER WEBTOON at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon Representative’s request, NAVER WEBTOON will delete any personal information of such minor without any further recourse from the Representative. The Representative will fully indemnify and release NAVER WEBTOON from any liabilities, damages, claims or any other legal actions in respect of the provision of the personal information of such minor to NAVER WEBTOON.
B. Compliance with Law and Reservation of Rights. You must use LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website and Digital Content in compliance with all applicable laws. All licenses are non-exclusive and all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved to NAVER WEBTOON.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 14. Any parent or guardian who believes that a child may have provided personal information to us should contact us at [email@example.com]. In such case, we will immediately take necessary actions to delete the personal information of children under 14.
7. Intellectual Property and Other Rights
LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website and Digital Content are owned and operated by NAVER WEBTOON and its licensors. Digital Content, software, visual interfaces, interactive elements, features, information, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, look and feel, and all other elements of the Service, are protected by the laws of the Republic of Korea relating to the protection of intellectual property and proprietary rights, including copyright, patent, trade dress, and trademark laws, as well as laws relating to data protection and security. All Digital Content and the Service, including intellectual property rights herein and thereto, are the property of NAVER WEBTOON or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. You may not reproduce, distribute, rent, lease, sell, license, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transfer, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, prepare derivative works based on, or otherwise use Digital Content except as expressly authorized by this Agreement. NAVER WEBTOON reserves all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement.
8. User Translation
A. You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Translation. The Contributor who creates User Translation alone is the exclusive copyright owner of his or her User Translation. The copyright to Team Version is jointly owned by Team Members who create Team Version together and all of Team Members hereby agree on the License Term and other terms stipulated below. (“Joint Ownership”) Unless you agree on such Joint Ownership of Team Version and the License Term in this Agreement, you must not join and participate in creating Team Version.
For User Translation, you grant to us a worldwide, exclusive , royalty-free, and sub-licensable (through multiple tiers), right, in any media existing now or in the future, to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, electronically transmit, publicly display, publically perform, edit, modify, adapt, exploit and prepare derivative works (collectively, “Use”) based on your User Translation in connection with the service and business of NAVER WEBTOON and its subsidiaries and affiliates or the service of the third party licensed by NAVER WEBTOON. You also grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to use, copy, and transmit User Translation to social media services and improve your Content through the Service by editing and/or translating your User Translation. (“License Term”)
B. By submitting User Translation, you represent and warrant to us that you own all of the rights to such User Translation and that your User Translation does not and will not (i) infringe the copyright, trademark, publicity/ privacy right or other intellectual property right of any third party; (ii) violate any applicable law or (iii) violate the rights of, or cause physical, financial, or other harm to, any person or entity. You acknowledge that your indemnification obligation as described in Section 13 applies to your User Translation. Your User Translation may be Used with or without the name you use in connection with such postings. You agree that NAVER WEBTOON is not responsible for User Translation, whether by you or anyone else.
C. You acknowledge that the content similar or identical to your User Translation (“Similar or Identical Content”) may have been or may in the future be submitted to NAVER WEBTOON by other persons, or may have been or may in the future be made public by other persons. You agree that you are not entitled to any compensation from NAVER WEBTOON, will not assert any claim against NAVER WEBTOON, and NAVER WEBTOON will not be liable to you, for any matter relating to such Similar or Identical Content, including the reproduction, sale, distribution, public display, public performance, exploitation of, and the making of derivative works based on such Similar or Identical Content. You acknowledge that it would not be feasible for NAVER WEBTOON to offer features involving User Translation without your agreement to the terms of this Section 8.D.
D. You acknowledge that NAVER WEBTOON does not pre-screen any User Translation, posted by you or other users but that NAVER WEBTOON and its affiliates shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any User Translation. NAVER WEBTOON and its affiliates shall have the right to remove any User Translation that violate the Agreement or is otherwise objectionable, as well as terminate your access to the Website. You agree that NAVER WEBTOON has no liability or responsibility for the storage or deletion of any User Translation that you submit or post.
9. Copyright Infringement Notification
If you believe the User Translation or comments within the Service violate your copyright or if you are the legal representative to represent the copyright holder, you may send the takedown notice to our registered email address with the following information. These requests should only be submitted by the copyright owner or any agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf. (We do not provide an offline method of reporting inappropriate content)
- ① The signature of the copyright holder or the copyright holder’s legal representative;
- ② Materials which prove that the person is the copyright holder (or a description of your work that you believe has been infringed);
- ③ Each allegedly infringing specific URL on LINE Webtoon (including Challenge League);
- ④ The contact information of the copyright holder or legal representative (address, phone number, email address);
- ⑤ Include the statements: “I have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law”; and
- ⑥ Include the statement: “The information in this notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed”, and “The contents of the copyright violation report are true, and that the reporter of the violation has received permission from the copyright holder to report the violation on their behalf.”
NAVER WEBTOON takes the following measures when we receive a takedown notice as indicated above.
- ① NAVER WEBTOON immediately takes down the User Posting at issue;
- ② NAVER WEBTOON notifies the user who posted such User Posting; and
- ③ If NAVER WEBTOON does not receive a response from such user within 14 days, we continue suspending the display of the User Posting and ultimately delete it.
If the Contributor wishes to terminate the account or delete User Translation, he or she may delete the account information in My Page or delete it in translation page. If the Contributor who failed to delete User Translation before deleting the account information wishes to withdraw User Translation from the Service, the Contributor may request the service operator to delete User Translation from the Service by contacting [firstname.lastname@example.org].
11. Disclaimer of Warranties
USE OF LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE WEBSITEAND/OR DIGITAL CONTENT, AND SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY NAVER WEBTOON OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF NAVER WEBTOON CREATES A WARRANTY, AND LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE WEBSITE, LINE WEBTOON APP AND/OR DIGITAL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND NAVER WEBTOON AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, AND THEIR EQUIVALENTS UNDER THE LAWS OF ANY JURISDICTION . NAVER WEBTOON MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR OTHERWISE SECURE. NAVER WEBTOON IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR MOBILE, TABLET, LAPTOP OR DESKTOP DEVICE, COMPUTER SYSTEM, OTHER HARDWARE, OR SOFTWARE, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.
12. Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, NAVER WEBTOON AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY RELATED TO LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE WEBSITE, LINE WEBTOON APP AND/OR DIGITAL CONTENT, SUCH AS ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, OR USE OF LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE WEBSITE, LINE WEBTOON APP AND/OR DIGITAL CONTENT OR ANY ASSOCIATED PRODUCT, EVEN IF NAVER WEBTOON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. USE OF LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE WEBSITE, AND/OR DIGITAL CONTENT, AND SOFTWARE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. FOR FREE OF CHARGE SERVICE, NAVER WEBTOON AND ITS LICENSORS AND AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS INCORRED TO YOU. IN ANY CASE, NAVER WEBTOON'S AND ITS AFFILIATES' AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM RELATING TO PURCHASE OF DIGITAL CONTENT IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU ACTUALLY PAID FOR THAT DIGITAL CONTENT.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless NAVER WEBTOON and its affiliates against any losses, liabilities, claims, causes of action, and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees and costs of investigation, whether before or after assertion of a formal claim, and reasonable litigation expenses) arising out of or relating to (i) your use of and access to the Service, (ii) your violation of any term of this Agreement, (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right, or any claim that your User Translation caused damage to a third party, or (v) your violation of any applicable law or regulation.
14. Governing Law; Disputes
The laws of the Republic of Korea, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and NAVER WEBTOON. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under this Agreement shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court in the Republic of Korea. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Republic of Korea.
15. Complete Agreement and Severability
This is the entire agreement between us and you regarding LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website, and/or Digital Content and supersedes all prior understandings regarding such subject matter. If any term or condition of this Agreement is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.
We may amend any of the terms of this Agreement in our sole discretion by posting the revised terms on LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website. Your continued use of LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website, and/or Digital Content after the effective date of any such amendment constitutes your agreement to be bound by such amendment.
17. Contact Information
For help with LINE WEBTOON TRANSLATE Website, and/or Digital Content, please contact Customer Service by email to [email@example.com].
LINE Webtoon Policies for Handling Personal Information
The NAVER WEBTOON Corporation (hereinafter “the company”) handles LINE Webtoon users’ personal information according to the following policies.
Articles of personal information collected
You need to connect LINE Webtoon to your LINE, Facebook or Twitter account in order to register and in the process of doing so we need to collect the following personal information from LINE, Facebook or Twitter in order to activate your account.
- - LINE: ID, user name
- - Facebook: ID, name
- - Twitter: ID, user name
We also collect the email address of applicants to the Challenge League, and reserve the right to collect contact information and item delivery information when you contact us or if you are sent items during a special event.
When you use our service, your IP address, service usage record, inappropriate usage record and terminal information are automatically generated and may be collected.
Methods of collecting personal information
The company collects the following information in order to provide you with its services.
- - Information submitted directly by users when registering for or using the LINE Webtoon service
- - Information provided to us by affiliated companies
- - Information automatically generated and collected in the course of using the service
The purpose of collecting and using personal information
The company makes use of collected information for the following purposes.
- - Helping users make use of the service more smoothly
- - To distinguish users and prevent improper usage of the site
- - To generate statistical data pertaining to usage of the service
- - To conduct surveys and analyses necessary for improving the service
- - To draw tickets and send out prizes for campaigns and events
- - To confirm a user’s identity when we receive an inquiry and to be able to respond to it
- - For payment and billing when a user purchases a product or uses a service which is not free
- - To send users important notifications when necessary
- - To disseminate advertisement information for events
Sharing and provision of personal information
As a rule, the company does not share user information with external parties without prior consent from users. However, the following instances are exceptions.
- - When users have agreed to information sharing
- - When it is required by law
Consignment of personal information handling
The company has consigned the collection of personal information for the provision of its services in the following manner.
Information concerning the consigned companies and their duties:
(1) Customer inquiries: inComms Inc. (Internet Communications Inc.)
(2) Infrastructural operations and prevention of inappropriate usage: NAVER Business Platform Inc.
- - Period of storage and usage of personal information: Until a member closes their account or a contract is terminated with a consigned company
The rights of users and legal representatives and how to exercise them
- - Users and legal representatives may at any time view or edit their own registered personal information or that of a minor who is less than 14 years of age. They may also request the deletion of their account.
- - When a user requests an amendment to incorrect personal information, we do not use or provide the personal information until it has been corrected. In addition, if incorrect personal information has already been provided to a third party, we notify the third party immediately of the amendment to be made and ensure that the information is corrected.
- - The company processes personal information suspended or deleted upon the request of a user or legal representative as per the section “Period of storage and usage of personal information.” We ensure that the information cannot be viewed or used for any other purpose.
Installation, management and refusal of automatic personal information collection devices
- - Purpose of using cookies
We use and analyze cookies from services used or websites visited by users in order to provide users with optimal service.
- - Installing, managing and refusing cookies
The user has the right to choose their cookie settings. By using the options provided by their browser or OS, the user may allow or refuse cookie storage. However, when cookie storage is refused, users may experience difficulties using certain services which require login.
- - Purpose of using cookies
Period of storage and usage of personal information
As a rule, the company eliminates 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, we reserve the right to store personal information for a certain period of time.
The process and methods of eliminating personal information
The process and methods of eliminating personal information are as follows.
- - Process of elimination
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.
- - Methods of elimination
Personal information printed on paper is shredded, and information stored electronically is permanently deleted so as to prevent it from ever being used again.
- - Process of elimination
For inquiries concerning the protection of personal information
If you have any questions, concerns or inquiries concerning the Policies for Handling Personal Information, you may send them to our personal information management department at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scope of effectiveness
The Policies for Handling Personal Information do not apply to information collected by other companies through linked pages within the service.
Amendments to the Policies for Handling Personal Information
If any additions, deletions or amendments are made to the Policies for Handling Personal Information, a notification will be posted on the “Notifications” 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 post a notification 30 days in advance.
Policies for Handling Personal Information
Enacted on 25/05/2017