Privacy Policy
  • Korea Development Institute (“KDI”, “we”, “our”, or ”us“) tales the privacy of our users very seriously, ad complies with the requirements in ”Personal Information Protection Act“ and ”Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, ETC.“
  • We provide this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from our users. We are committed to protecting the privacy rights of our users.
  • We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any material change or update will be posted on our website at least seven days prior to the change becoming effective.

Personal information you provide us when registering will be used for no other purpose than followings:

  • Question and answer service
Use/Retention and its Disposal

Your personal information will be destroyed immediately after the purpose of its collection or use has been achieved after being retained for a certain period of time in accordance with our internal retention policies:

  • Question and answer service - It will be destroyed upon question and answer process termination

We collect the following personal information.

  • Question and answer service - Full Name, Country, Name of Company and Position, E-mail Address
Provision of Personal Information to a Third Party

KDI will/may transfer some or all of personal information listed below to a third party.

  • Recipient: Ministry of Economy and Finance (MOEF)
  • Items: Full Name, Name of the Company and Position, Contact Number and E-Mail, Education Background and Work Experiences
  • Purpose: 1. To review the qualifications for the selection of the Project Researchers, 2. To establish and operate the expert network in each sector
Protective Measures

We take following measures to secure personal information.

  • Administrative measures: internal management plans, regular education programs for employees
  • Technical measures: strict clearance procedures for the private information management system, access control system, one-way password encryption, personal information (communications) encryption, and antivirus or security softwares
  • Physical measures: restricted access to areas such as data storage or management system rooms.
Entrustment of Personal Information Processing

We entrusts the following tasks to smoothly process our work. If the contents of consignment or the trustee is changed, we will disclose it through this personal information processing policy without any delay.

  • Trustee: PLANI
  • Consignment: KSP Homepage Maintenance
Users’ Rights and Method of Exercising Those Rights

All applicants reserve the rights to exercise the following rights regarding the protection of personal information.

  • Users or their legal representatives may request the inspection, correction, deletion, or processing suspension of personal information.
  • In this regard, please contact our personnel in charge of handling personal information in writing, or by phone or email, then we will process your request immediately.
Privacy Policy Contact Information

If you have any questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or the use of personal information, please contact us through following channels. We will respond to you within a reasonable time.

  • General Affairs and Personnel Unit, Division of General Administration Korea Development Institute
  • Address: 263 (Bangok-dong), Namsejong-ro, Sejong-si 30149, Korea
  • Tel: 82-44-550-4316
  • E-mail:
Office in Charge of Personal Information Inspection

In pursuant to Article 35 (Inspection of Personal Information) of the “Personal Information Protection Act”, users may request our department to allow the inspection of your personal information, and we will endeavor to process the request as promptly as possible.

Other Contacts to Consult about Privacy Infringement

If you are unsatisfied with our responses or seeking professional advices, you may refer your complaint to the following agencies for assistance:

  • 1. Korea Internet Security Center (by the Korea Information &Security Agency) Duties: Reporting personal information infringement, Consultation Website: Tel: (Without Area Code) 118 Address: (138-950) IT Venture Tower, Garak-dong 78, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea 05717
  • 2. Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee (by the Korea Information &Security Agency) Website: Tel: 82-2-405-5119
  • 3. Korean National Police Agency Cyber Bureau Website: Tel: 82-1566-0112
  • 4. Supreme Prosecutors’ Office Cybercrime Investigation Department Website: Tel: 82-2-3480-3573
Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 10, 2018.