READING & Privacy Policy

iPortfolio Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “We”) complies with all regulations on the protection of personal information specified in laws and regulations applicable to information and communication service providers, including the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, and etc. of Republic of Korea and does its best to protect the rights and interests of users with the personal information policy defined in accordance with applicable laws.

1. Items of Personal Information Collected

We collect the following personal information to enable services, customer support, and other services for users.

  1. Name, username, date of birth, country of residence, residential or business address, phone number, email, payment and delivery details, Name of guardian, date of birth of guardian, and reading activity data.

2. Method to Collect Personal Information

We collect personal information via the following methods:

  1. Website, App, telephone, inquiry, email, events, and delivery

3. Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect and use personal information to manage the following items:

  1. Performance of the contract for services provision: Provision of contents, provision of personalized service, payment, delivery, invoice and ID authentication for financial transactions and financial services
  2. Membership Management: Use of membership services, ID authentication, confirmation of intent to subscribe and processing of requests, and complaints procedure
  3. New service development and marketing/advertising: Provision of new and improved services, provision of personalized service, events, and statistics on service use

4. Terms of Retaining and Using Personal Information

The personal information of users is immediately disposed of after the purpose of its collection and use has been fulfilled. However, we dispose of information which was maintained for a certain period of time in accordance with the applicable laws, including the Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce Transactions and etc.

  1. Records on contracts and withdrawal of subscription (Retention period: 5 years): the Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce Transactions
  2. Records on payments and supply of goods (Retention period: 5 years): the Act on Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce Transactions
  3. Records on consumer complaints and disputes procedure (Retention period: 3 years): Consumer Protection Act in Electronic Commerce Transactions
  4. Records on ID authentication (Retention period: 6 months): Consumer Protection Act in Electronic Commerce Transactions
  5. Records on visits to websites (Retention period: 3 months): the protection of Communications Secrets Act

6. Entrustment of Management of Personal Information6. Entrustment of Management of Personal Information

We entrust the personal information of members as follows for better services and define the terms of entrustment of personal information management for the safe management of personal information in accordance with laws.

Company Entrusted business Retention period
LG U+ Inc. Payment Until withdrawal of membership or end of the entrusted contract
DAOU Tech Inc. Text message Immediately disposed of after the purpose of its collection
BizTalk Inc. ID authentication, Kakao message Immediately disposed of after the purpose of its collection
DS Innovation Delivery, return, exchange Immediately disposed of after the purpose of its collection
11 Street Inc. Events Immediately disposed of after the purpose of its collection

We shall provide no personal information to any third party without user's prior consent; provided, however, that we provide the foregoing personal information to the third parties within a scope required to provide affiliated services to users, only upon user's prior consent.

7. Personal Information Rights of Children and Guardians and the Method of Exercising the Rights

  1. The User or the child under age 14 may view or edit personal information via the User Profile menu on the website, or request to view or edit the personal information by email or phone.
  2. The User or guardian may view or edit their own personal information or the personal information of the registered child under age 14. The User or guardian may also request the termination of membership.
  3. The guardian of a child under age 14 may request to view, correct, terminate or withdraw from the agreement in relation to the personal information of the child. We, upon receiving such a request, shall immediately take the necessary measures after authenticating the ID of the guardian.
  4. When a user has requested the correction of an error in personal information, the personal information shall not be used or disclosed until the correction is completed.
  5. We shall obtain the consent of guardians when it collects the personal information of a child under age 14, discloses the collected information to a third party or uses the personal information for purposes other than the original purpose.

8. Installation and Operation of Automatic Personal Information Collection Systems and Refusals

We use cookies on our websites and similar technologies in our apps and other software. Please see our Cookie Policy for details of how this may apply.

  1. Purpose of cookies use
    Cookies are used to provide personalized services by identifying log-in status, the language used and the number of visits to the website by users. Users can choose whether or not to accept cookies.
  2. How to refuse to accept cookies
    - Users may choose to allow all cookies, be notified whenever cookies are sent or refuse all cookies.
    - Users who refuse to allow cookies may not be able to access some services.
    - Cookie settings
    [Internet Explorer] Select "Tool" menu at the top of the browser. > "Internet Options" > "Personal Data" Tab > Settings
    [Chrome] Select "Settings" menu at the top right side of the browser. > "Show advanced settings" > In the "Privacy" section, click "Content settings". > Cookies

9. Processing of Suggestions and Complaints

We enable users to freely express opinions and raise complaints in relation to the protection of personal information.

  1. Privacy Protection Officer
    - Name: Jonghwan Lee
    - Position: Co-Founder
    - Phone number: 1566-2246
    - Email:
  2. Responsible Department: Marketing
    - Phone number: 1566-2246
    - Email:

Suggestions or complaints submitted to the following contacts are immediately processed, and users will be notified of the results.

For reports or consultations on infringements of privacy rights, please contact the following organizations:

10. Duty of Notification

We will announce modifications to this personal information policy 7 days before their application via the websites.


Last updated: March 25, 2020
Effective from: April 9, 2020


To see the previous version of this Privacy Policy, please click here.