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Privacy Handling Policy

1. Purpose of treating personal information, retention period, and items to be collected
Purpose of collection and use Items to be collected
  • To provide customized information;
  • To manage website membership, such as maintaining a membership database, member identification, and transmitting announcements; and
  • To gauge and improve the effectiveness of the website and services, research reports
Required Optional
ID, Password,
Security Question & Answer,
Affiliation and position

2. Provision of personal information to 3rd party
 We do not provide personal information to a 3rd party. If it is to be provided to a third party, the necessary measures will be implemented, including separate consent under Article 18 of the Personal Information Protection Act.

3. Commission for personal information
Name of subcontractor Items to be provided Retention period

• APEC Climate Center

• WIZAI, Co.

All information entered at the time of registration, such as name, email address etc. Jan. 1st ~ Dec. 31st, 2022

4. Methods to exercise the rights and responsibilities of the subject of information and legal representatives.
 The users, as the subjects of information, can exercise the following rights concerning personal information protection.
 (legal representatives for those under 14 years of age)
  • Exercise right to access to personal information
  • Make corrections or deletion
  • Make temporary suspension of treatment of personal information
  • Director of processing requests for access to personal information
 Director: Jiyoung OH
 Contact address: lc_lrfmme@korea.kr

5. Destruction of personal information
 If the retention period has expired or the treating purpose has been achieved, personal information will be deleted immediately, and it is impossible to restore it.

6. Personal information stored and collected automatically
 We will automatically collect and store the following information during your visit.
  • User’s IP address
  • WMO-LRF website connect time
  • Visitor log
  • OS and web browser used for access to WMO-LRF websites

 If there are any changes concerning the privacy policy, members will be notified for their approval

7. Measures to secure safety of personal information
 Personal information is treated safely under Article 29 of the Personal Information Protection Act.

8. Director of personal information protection
 Name : Kyungsuk CHO
 Post : Director of Climate Prediction Division, Korea Meteorological Administration
 Privacy Manager
 Affiliation : Climate Prediction Division
 Name : Jiyoung OH
 Email : projy@korea.kr
 Tel : 82-42-481-7391

9. In case of an infringement on rights and interests
 ① Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee: 1833-6972 (www.kopico.go.kr)
 ② Privacy Complaint Center: (without area code) 118 (privacy.kisa.or.kr)


* You can find previous policy at

   Old Privacy Policy (01 Aug 2020 ~ 31 Dec 2021) 
   Old Privacy Policy (09 Oct 2018 ~ 31 Jul 2020) 
   Old Privacy Policy (09 Mar 2016 ~ 08 Oct 2018) 
   Old Privacy Policy (14 Nov 2012 ~ 09 Mar 2016) 
   Old Privacy Policy ( ~ 13 Nov 2012) 

* You can find comparison table of major contents before and after the change from the previous Privacy Handling Policy

   Comparison table

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