What we collect
We may collect the following information:
name and job title
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
By registering at the 2018 AMES website , delegates give permission for their contact details to be used for official conference purposes and to be included in the list of participants.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Credit/Debit Card Payments
All credit/debit card payments made through the 2018 AMES website are handled by our agent Eximbay, using a secure (SSL) connection to ensure the safety and protection of your on-line payment. Credit card information is used solely for the purpose of payment processing. Eximbay are not permitted to use your information for any other purposes than to secure payment for your purchase from us. The 2018 AMES organizer does not have access to the credit/debit card numbers.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
whenever you are asked to start registration on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you agree with the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
the registration might be restricted if you decline to consent this policy
Other use and disclosure
1. General Information
The organizer of 2018 AMES is the Korean Econometric Society located at Bldg # 16-613, Seoul National University Kwanak-ro 1, Kwanak-gu, Seoul, Korea. The organization committee of 2018 AMES consists of Jang-Ok Cho (Sogang University), In Choi (Sogang University) and Jongmin Kim (Kookmin University). Your use of the website http://ames.sogang.ac.kr will always be subject to the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to as the “Master
Terms.” In addition, your use of the website may also be subject to the terms of any legal notice
applicable to the website, in addition to the Master Terms. All such terms supplementing the Master
Terms are referred to below as the “Additional Terms.” The Master Terms, together with any Additional
Terms, form a binding legal agreement between you and the 2018 AMES organizer in relation to your
use of the website. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the “Terms.” If there is
any contradiction between the Additional Terms and the Master Terms, then the Additional Terms shall
take precedence in relation to the website to which the Additional Terms apply.
2. Your Agreement to the Terms
Your access or use of the website http://ames.sogang.ac.kr in any way signifies that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by the terms. By accessing or using the website http://ames.sogang.ac.kr, you also
signify that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party
you represent in connection with your use of the website. If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not
authorized to use the website.
3. Changes to the Terms
The 2018 AMES organizer may modify the Terms, and reserves the right to do
so in its discretion. In that case, we will post the updated Master Terms or Additional Terms, as
relevant, to the website and indicate the date of revision. We may send a message to your email
address or we may display a notice on the Website indicating that the Terms have changed. All
amended Terms take effect immediately. If you do not agree with any modification to the Terms, you
may terminate this agreement by ceasing use of the website. Your continued use of the website after
revised Terms become effective indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to those Terms.
4. Provision of the Website
The 2018 AMES organizer makes the website available to you on the Terms. You may only use the website in accordance with these Master Terms and any applicable Additional Terms. In particular but
without limitation, you may not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Master Terms, any applicable Additional Terms, or any other conditions or notices that are made
available on any website.
5. Location of the Website
The website services are controlled and offered by the 2018 AMES organizer from its facilities in Korea. The 2018 AMES organizer does not ascertain that the website is appropriate or
available for use in other locations. If you are accessing or using the website from other jurisdictions,
you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local law.
6. User Conduct
Users agree not to use the website services to:
· Post, use or transmit content that you do not have the right to post or use, for example, that under
intellectual property, confidentiality, privacy or other applicable laws
· Post, use or transmit unsolicited or unauthorized content, including advertising or promotional
materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of unsolicited or
unwelcome solicitation or advertising
· Post, use or transmit content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or
programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware
or telecommunications equipment or otherwise interfere with or disrupt the website services or
servers or networks connected to the website, or that disobeys any requirements, procedures,
policies or regulations of networks connected to the website
· Post or transmit content that is harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory,
hateful or otherwise discriminatory, false and misleading, incites an illegal act, or is otherwise in
breach of your obligations to any person or contrary to any applicable laws and regulations
· Intimidate or harass another
· Use or attempt to use another’s account, service, or personal information
· Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features that
enforce limitations on the use of the website
· Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, other accounts, computer systems or networks
connected to the website, through hacking password mining or any other means or interfere or
attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website services or any activities conducted
through the website services
· Use any means to bypass or ignore robot.txt, or other measures we use to restrict access to or use of
the website services
· Impersonate another person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a
person or entity
· Post or transmit any personally identifiable information about persons under 14 years of age,
including without limitation in connection with the website or the services offered thereon.
7. Terms Relating to Content
Responsibility for content. You understand that all material, data and information, (collectively,
“Content”) which you may have access to through your use of the website are the sole responsibility
of the person from which such Content originated. This includes assertions that persons may make,
expressly or implicitly, about the provenance and ownership of Content that they supply, upload, list
and/or link to. You acknowledge that the 2018 AMES organizer does not make any representations or
warranties about the accuracy, integrity or quality of the Content made available at the instigation of
users of the Website. You understand that by using the website, you may be exposed to Content that
is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances is the 2018 AMES organizer liable in
any way for any Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions
in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted,
transmitted to, linked to or otherwise accessible or made available via the website services.
Content You Provide. You may only submit Content to the website. This means that you can only
submit Content that you yourself create, that is in the public domain or that you have been expressly
granted the right to submit consistent with the Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, Content that
infringes the rights of any third party must not be submitted. You represent, warrant and agree that no
Content of any kind submitted, posted or otherwise shared by you on or through any of the website services, violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy,
publicity or other personal or proprietary rights, or contains libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful
material. Further, you represent, warrant and agree not to submit any personally identifiable
information. The 2018 AMES organizer may review your submissions and may delete or remove
without notice any Content in its sole discretion that the 2018 AMES organizer determines violates the
Terms or that may be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm or threaten the safety of
others. The 2018 AMES organizer does not endorse or support any Content posted by you. You alone
are responsible for creating backup copies and replacing any Content you post on the website, and
you authorize the 2018 AMES organizer to make copies of your Content as we deem necessary in
order to facilitate the posting of your Content on the website.
Use of Content on the website. You represent and warrant to the 2018 AMES organizer that you will
use any and all Content on our website in accordance with the applicable license. By using the
website, you agree that you are solely responsible for your use of any and all Content made available
thereon. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content,
including any reliance on the provenance, ownership, accuracy, completeness, or reliability of such
Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content made available on the
website without your own independent evaluation of that Content. The 2018 AMES organizer does not
guarantee that Content made available on the Website does not infringe the rights of any third party.
8. Registered Users
By registering for an account on the website, you represent and warrant that you (1) are the age of
majority in your jurisdiction or, (2) are over the age of 14 and have the express permission of a legal
guardian to become a registered user and use services made available to registered users, and
you further agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of the Master Terms and any applicable
Additional Terms. The 2018 AMES organizer reserves the right to modify or discontinue the accounts of
registered users and related services at any time. The 2018 AMES organizer disclaims any and all
liability to registered users.
Security. You agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you, if and as
may be prompted by the registration process on the any of the website, (b) maintain the security of
your password and identification, (c) maintain and promptly update your registration information and
any other information you provide, and to keep it accurate and complete to, among other things, allow
us to contact you, and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take
place using your account. You may not set up an account or membership on behalf of another
individual or entity.
Termination and Inactivation of User Accounts. Your participation as a Registered User terminates
automatically upon your breach of any of these Master Terms or applicable Additional Terms. In
addition, the 2018 AMES organizer may, at any time: (a) modify, suspend or terminate the operation of
or access to your user account for any reason; (b) modify or change website and services and any
applicable Terms and policies governing your user account and related website services for any
reason; and (c) interrupt user accounts and related website services for any reason, all as the 2018 AMES organizer deems appropriate in its discretion. Your access to your account, and use of
the website may be terminated by you or by the 2018 AMES organizer at any time and for any reason
whatsoever, without notice. In addition, the 2018 AMES organizer reserves the right to delete and
purge any account and all Content associated therewith following any prolonged period of inactivity,
all as may be determined by the 2018 AMES organizer in its complete discretion.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, the 2018 AMES organizer offers the website and services as-is and makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the Website
services. The 2018 AMES organizer does not warrant that the functions or content contained on the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the 2018 AMES organizer’s servers are free of viruses or other harmful components. The 2018 AMES organizer does not warrant or make any representation regarding use or the result of use of the content in terms
of accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
10. Limitation of Liability
The 2018 AMES organizer shall not be responsible or liable whatsoever in any manner for any content
posted on the Website for your use of the Website Services.
The 2018 AMES organize is committed to handling responsibly the information and data we collect
through our Website and agrees to use your personal information in accordance with the Privacy
12. Copyright Complaints
The 2018 AMES organizer respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users of
our website from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting any materials that violate
another person’s intellectual property rights.
13. Termination of this Agreement
The Master Terms and any Additional Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or the 2018 AMES organizer as set out below. Your right to access and use the website terminates
automatically upon your breach of any of the Master Terms or Additional Terms that may apply to
any of the Website Services. The 2018 AMES organizer may, at any time: (a) modify, suspend or
terminate the operation of or access to any of the website services, or any portion of the website
services, for any reason; (b) modify or change the website services, or any portion of the website services, and any Master Terms, Additional Terms and other policies governing the use of the website services, for any reason; (c) interrupt the operation of the website services, or any portion of
the website services, for any reason, all as the 2018 AMES organizer deems appropriate in its sole
discretion. Your access to, and use of, the website services may be terminated by you or by the 2018 AMES organizer at any time and for any reason. The 2018 AMES organizer will use reasonable
efforts to notify you in advance about any material modification, suspension or termination by the 2018 AMES organizer that is not caused by your breach of the Terms.
Terms. This Master Term constitutes the entire agreement between you and the 2018 AMES organizer relating to this subject matter and supersedes all prior, contemporaneous and future communications
between you and the 2018 AMES organizer.