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Privacy Handling Policy

(WMO Lead Centre for LRF-MME)

1. Purposes for collecting and using personal information
We collect and use information that you provide
   · To provide customized information;
   · To manage website usership, such as maintaining a membership database, member identification, and transmitting announcements; and
   · To gauge and improve the effectiveness of the website and services
   · To improve your interaction with the site or service

2. Information retention period
We retain your personal information from your joining our website to your withdrawal from it.

3. Third Party Sites
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of non-member Web sites to which our Web site may link. We may disclose information in response to legal process, such as a court order or subpoena.

  Exercise of a Right and Obligation Duty
  You have the right to refuse the collection of your personal information. However, if you do not approve of our information collection policy, you cannot sign up for our website services at this time. Contact the Web site operator (lc_lrfmme@korea.kr) to correct any information you submit.

4. Types of information collected
   Required information:
    Please provide us with your
    Name, Username, Password, E-mail, an Identification Question & Answer, and Country

   Optional information:
    Please provide us with your
    Title or occupation and Institutional Affiliation
    Your IP address;
    The date and time you access our site;
    The pages you visit; and
    The type of browser and operating system used to access our site

5. Destruction of information
  Collected information will be erased after use.

6. Security
  We maintain all personal data with technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to protect against loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, and improper use. No computer system or information can be completely protected against every possible hazard, but we provide reasonable and appropriate controls to protect personal information against foreseeable hazards.

7. Matters concerning Outsourced Processing of Personal Information
  WMO LC-LRFMME consigns the task of personal information processing as follows.

  Consignee of Personal information Processing


Name of Consignee

Consignment period

Items provided

Collecting, handling and managing personal information

APEC Climate Center

Until task completion

Name, e-mail, affiliation, country, job position, access record

When LC-LRFMME concludes a consignment contract, LC-LRFMME will stipulate its compliance with laws related to personal information protection, the prohibition of the provision of personal information to a third party and the responsibilities thereof. LC-LRFMME will keep the contracts in written form.

8. Managers and Officers in Charge of Managing Personal Information
Privacy Officer
Korea Meteorological Administration
Director of Climate Prediction Division
Kim Dong-Joon

Changes of collecting and using information
These terms take effect on 29 Oct 2018
You can find previous policy at Old Privacy Handling Policy .

You can find previous policy at
   Old Privacy Policy (10 Mar 2016 ~ 08 Oct 2018) .
   Old Privacy Policy (14 Nov 2012 ~ 09 Mar 2016) .
   Old Privacy Policy ( ~ 13 Nov 2012) .