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Thank you for using our services and products (“Bloomengine Service(s)” or “Service(s)”). These Bloomengine Terms of Service define the relationship between Bloomengine Corporation (“Bloomengine”), which provides Bloomengine Services, and members of Bloomengine (“Member(s)”) or non-members, who use such Services, with regard to the use of various Bloomengine Services, and contain useful information which may help you use Bloomengine Services. By using our Services, you are deemed to have been notified of Bloomengine Terms of Service, and by signing up as a Member, you are deemed to agree to be bound by these Bloomengine Terms of Service and additional relevant operation policies. Please take a moment to read these Bloomengine Terms of Service carefully.

By using our Services, you are deemed to have been notified of Bloomengine Terms of Service, and by signing up as a Member, you are deemed to agree to be bound by these Bloomengine Terms of Service and additional relevant operation policies. Please take a moment to read these Bloomengine Terms of Service carefully.

Enjoy various Bloomengine Services.

Bloomengine provides a variety of Services that can make your life more convenient such as information searching, communication with other users, provision of contents and shopping, through Bloomengine domain websites including https://bloomengine.net/?lang=en and applications (apps). You can freely use various Bloomengine Services through different kinds of devices used to access the Internet such as PCs and mobile phones, and you may easily check the details of individual Services provided under Information and Notice sections for each Service, and Help section on Bloomengine Web Customer Center (“Customer Center”).

Bloomengine provides the same service contents to all of you in principle. However, in certain circumstances, it partially restricts use of its Services by providing different service contents and restricting the permitted time for use and frequency of use of its Services pursuant to applicable laws and regulations such as the Juvenile Protection Act or other special need in providing individual services. For more information, please refer to Information and Notice sections under each Service and Help section under the Customer Center.

While these Bloomengine Terms of Service apply to Bloomengine Services by default, there are circumstances for which additional or individual terms and conditions or operation policies may apply in providing various Bloomengine Services. Moreover, for certain services provided by Bloomengine’s affiliates, such affiliates’ own terms and conditions or operation policies may apply. Please refer to such details provided on the startup page of each Service.

By signing up as a Member, you can use Bloomengine Services more conveniently.

You may sign up to be a Member after reading and providing your consent to these Bloomengine Terms of Service. Bloomengine completes the registration process by providing its approval and provides a Bloomengine Service user account (“Account”). An account is a member authentication unit set up to manage history of each user’s usage of various Services once the Member logs in to Bloomengine Services.

Members may use their accounts to enjoy various Bloomengine Services in a more convenient way. For more details, please refer to our user account policy and Bloomengine Registration Method member registration method within the Customer Center

We will value all contents provided by you.

Bloomengine hopes your posts shared with other users through Bloomengine Services will enrich the lives of all of us. Posts refer to various contents or files composed of signs, texts, voices, sounds, pictures, photographs, videos, links, etc. that you post on Bloomengine Services in order to show them to yourself or others.

Bloomengine promises to safely protect the contents that express your thoughts and emotions. Of course, you have your own rights such as intellectual property rights regarding the posts that you create and post.

Meanwhile, in order to duly provide the posts that you have posted through Bloomengine Services, Bloomengine needs to have a legitimate right to use your contents such as a license to store, copy, reproduce, modify, publicly transmit, display, distribute, and create derivative works (only limited to translation) of such contents (license without any restriction on term or territory and royalty free). Since you will be granting Bloomengine such license by posting the content, you must have the necessary rights to do so.

Pursuant to applicable laws such as the Copyright Act of the Republic of Korea, Bloomengine will exercise such license granted by you, to use your contents, only to the limited extent of exposing the contents within Bloomengine Services, utilizing them for promotion of Services, conducting research and development on service operation, improving and developing new services; complying with legal obligations such as web accessibility; allowing search, collection and links from other sites. If Bloomengine unavoidably needs to use your contents for other purposes, we will explain it to you and receive your consent in advance.

Moreover, valuable contents that you provide may be used by Bloomengine and its affiliates for purposes of research and development related to artificial intelligence technology, etc. in order to improve Bloomengine Services and offer new Bloomengine Services. Bloomengine will do its best to provide you with more convenient and useful service through continuous research and development.

Bloomengine is committed to providing various means of making it easier for you to manage Bloomengine or other users’ use of or access to the contents that you provide. If management functions to delete or make your contents private are provided within the Bloomengine service, you may directly control others’ use of or access to your contents. Also, you may request measures to delete, make your contents private, or exclude your contents from search results to the Customer Center. However, for some Naver Services, it may be difficult to delete or make your contents private, so please check the details provided by Information and Notice sections under each Service and Help section under the Customer Center.

We safely protect your personal information.

To provide more convenient Services to users, Bloomengine collects and uses Members’ personal information only to the extent of purposes and scope agreed by the Member and safely manages such personal information pursuant to applicable laws and regulations related to the protection of personal information. Bloomengine’s efforts or other details related to safely processing relevant personal information of users and Members can be found in our Privacy Policy.

If you do not have a log-in or access record for a certain period of time, Bloomengine may destroy or separately store your information after providing prior notice through e-mail, notification within the Services or other appropriate electronic means, and if there is insufficient information necessary to provide the Services as a result, Bloomengine may unavoidably terminate the relevant service agreement.

Please respect the rights of others.

Posts you casually put on may result in infringement of rights of others such as infringement of copyright or defamation. In order to solve such problem, Bloomengine manages Request for Notice and Take-down Service, pursuant to which a post may be taken down upon the request of the right-holder or posted again when the original poster made an objection, based on applicable laws such as the “Information and Communications Network Act” and “Copyright Act”. For more information about the details and procedures, please refer to Introduction to Request for Notice and Take-down Service within the Customer Center.

Meanwhile, when you use others’ contents through Bloomengine Services, this does not mean that you have the intellectual property right over such contents. In order to freely use such contents, special caution is required as such use must be within the scope permitted by applicable laws such as the Copyright Act or you need separate permission from the person holding the intellectual property right to use such contents.

Bloomengine grants you the authority to use relevant software accompanying Bloomengine Services so that you can fully utilize Bloomengine Services. In this case, please note that you are free to use such software only to the extent that it complies with Bloomengine’s Terms of Use, that such authority is non- transferable, and that non-exclusive terms and Legal Notification will apply.

Take advantage of the various Points that Bloomengine offers.

Bloomengine provides points to help you use Bloomengine Services efficiently. Points mean virtual data on Services with certain calculation unit which Bloomengine provides in conjunction with your use of Bloomengine Services by arbitrarily setting or adjusting the value. They do not have any property value and thus cannot be converted into cash or provided as a refund, but there are cases when the number of points you have may affect your use of Bloomengine Services, so please feel free to use them appropriately depending on each circumstance.

Bloomengine may unavoidably have to adjust a part or all points after notifying you in advance if such adjustment is necessary to support the efficient use of Bloomengine Services or improve service operation. In addition, points may be extinguished on a regular basis based on the period designated by us, so please be mindful of this while you are using Bloomengine service.

There are some precautions you should keep in mind with regard to the use of Bloomengine Services.

Bloomengine is trying its best so that you can freely and conveniently enjoy Bloomengine Services. However, we need your help and cooperation in order to ensure safer use of Bloomengine Services and to ensure respect and protection of the rights of you and others. Your posting or use of Bloomengine Services may unavoidably be limited for to ensure the safe use of Services and protection of rights in the following events, so please check and comply with the following.

  • You should not provide false information regarding your name, date of birth, mobile phone number, etc. when you sign up as our member. Please make sure that the information registered in your member account is accurate and up-to-date. You should not sell, transfer, lend or provide your account as security or allow others to use it. Also, you should not use another person’s account which does not belong to you without permission. For detailed information, please refer to account policy.
  • Posts that directly or expressly threaten to physically harm others, posts that encourage or recommend self-harm or suicide to others, posts that expose undisclosed personal information such as personal identity or personal life of others, posts that constantly bully or harass others, posts that suggest, broker, induce or force prostitution, and posts that present a direct and severe threat to public safety may be restricted.
  • Posts identified as directly related to crime such as performing or aiding and abetting acts that are prohibited or subject to criminal sanctions under applicable laws, posts that promote, advertise or sell products or services which are prohibited from being promoted, advertised, or sold pursuant to applicable laws, and posts identified as infringing another person’s intellectual property right or violating another person’s rights through insults, invasion of privacy or defamation may be subject to limitation.
  • Posts that cause sexual humiliation or development of distorted view towards sexuality by depicting provocative and explicit sexual activities, posts that contain violent and stimulating contents which may cause sense of brutality or displeasure, posts that deceive another person by impersonating someone other than oneself or raising a false claim, and posts that cause serious feeling of aversion or displeasure by continuing to use excessive profanity and abusive language may be restricted.
  • Posts that were posted through abnormal use of Bloomengine service functions such as utilization of automated means and posts that do not correspond with the purpose of providing Service by each individual Bloomengine Service may also be subject to restriction as they cause inconvenience to other users’ normal use of Naver service as well as interfere with Naver’s smooth provision of Services. For details of other posts that are subject to restriction, please refer to posting operation policy and each individual service’s terms and conditions and operation policy of each individual Service.
  • Users should not use Bloomengine Services in ways which do not correspond with Bloomengine’s purpose of providing its services, which is based on the premise that it is the certain user (person) himself or herself that actually uses Bloomengine’s Services, such as joining or attempting to join as a Member, logging in or attempting to log in to Naver service, posting or attempting to post on Naver Service, engaging in communication through Bloomengine service (e.g., e-mail, messages), collecting ID or posts on Bloomengine Services, searching with certain query terms on Naver search service or selecting (i.e., click) certain item among the search results by using automated means (e.g., macro program, robot (bot), spider, scraper, etc.) without the prior permission from Bloomengine, or attempt to disable Naver’s technical measures to block such abuse of Bloomengine Services (e.g., accessing by constantly changing IPs, making a detour or disabling Captcha through external solution, etc.).
  • Users should not insert various contents or files composed of signs, texts, voices, sounds, pictures, photographs, videos, links, etc. in spaces where advertisements are posted or other spaces on Bloomengine Services by using automated means without the prior consent of Bloomengine. In addition, users may not copy, modify, sell, transfer, lend, provide as security or give another person permission to use Bloomengine Services or software contained in Bloomengine Services. Reverse engineering, attempting to extract the source code, copying, deconstructing, imitating or otherwise altering the software contained in Bloomengine Services is also prohibited (however, if the software is an open source, its own terms and conditions will apply). Moreover, uploading viruses or other malicious codes or abnormal use of service functions in order to interfere with the smooth operation of Bloomengine Services is prohibited.

Bloomengine provides support to ensure stable and smooth use of Services through the provision of posting operation policy, terms and conditions or operation policy under each individual Service, Information and Notice sections under each Service and Help section under the Customer Center, within the scope of these Bloomengine Terms of Service. Each specific policy contains more detailed precautions for your reference, so please check each policy using the links provided in the main body of these BloomengineTerms of Service and applicable webpages.

If Bloomengine has to restrict the use of Services for inevitable reasons, it will comply with reasonable procedures.

While Bloomengine promises to handle your contents containing various information and opinion with care, if your post is in violation of applicable laws or any terms in these Bloomengine Terms of Service Bloomengine may delete or make such contents private contents or refuse to post such contents. However, this does not mean that Bloomengine is obligated to review all contents.

Moreover, if you do not comply with applicable laws or violate any provisions in these Bloomengine Terms of Service, Bloomengine may check the details of your related action, and depending on the results, provide precautions regarding the use of Bloomengine Services or restrict the use of Services by suspending a part or all of Bloomengine Services on a temporary or permanent basis. If Naver believes that it would be difficult to maintain the Bloomengine Terms of Service as a whole even after restricting the use of Services as provided above, Bloomengine may inevitably terminate these Bloomengine Terms of Service entered into between you and Bloomengine.

If we have to restrict your use of Services for unavoidable reasons, we will follow the above-mentioned step-by-step principle regarding restriction on use of Services unless matters that require urgent actions to prevent risks or damages are involved due to apparent violation of laws or infringement of another person’s rights. Please be mindful that all points and other benefits acquired through the use of Services will be extinguished and not separately be compensated in the event of our immediate suspension of Services on a permanent basis unavoidably due to apparent violation of laws. For conditions of restriction on the use of Services and other details, please refer to account policy and operation policy under each individual Service.

Bloomengine will take responsibility for its own fault.

If you suffer from any damage while using Bloomengine Services due to willful misconduct or negligence of Bloomengine, Bloomengine will compensate your damages pursuant to applicable laws. However, Bloomengine will not be liable for any damages that were incurred because Bloomengine was unable to provide its Services due to any force majeure events or user was unable to use the Services due to his/her own willful misconduct or negligence.

Even in the case where Bloomengine is liable for damages, Bloomengine shall not be liable for special damages, indirect damages, or other punitive damages that are normally impossible to foresee or those that arise from special circumstances, unless there is a special provision in applicable laws.

Meanwhile, unless there are special circumstances, Bloomengine shall not be liable for damages incurred by exchange of opinion, transaction, etc. between you and other members by the medium of Bloomengine service or damages incurred by depending on contents such as other person’s posts that were posted on the service.

You may terminate these Bloomengine Terms of Service at any time.

Although it is a pity for Bloomengine, members may apply for termination of this Term of Service and withdraw from Bloomengine membership at any time, and in such case, Bloomengine shall process such application pursuant to applicable laws, etc. without delay.

Upon termination of these Bloomengine Terms of Service, all data of Members including all posts related to the member’s account will be deleted and become irrecoverable unless applicable laws and the privacy policy allow Bloomengine to retain a certain user’s information. However, even in this case, posts separately stored or scrapped by other members or replies registered in public bulletin board will not be deleted, so please delete such posts before you apply for termination and then deactivate your membership.

Certain Bloomengine Services contain advertisements.

While using various Bloomengine services, you may notice that some individual Services contain advertisements from time to time. You are responsible for any data telecommunications fees incurred while using Bloomengine Services pursuant to a data plan of a telecommunications service provider that you subscribe to, and you are also responsible for any additional fees incurred while viewing the advertisements contained in such Services.

Meanwhile if there is a significant need for service operation or improvement, Bloomengine may change, modify or terminate Services in part or in whole. If Services are changed, modified or terminated in whole or in part, Bloomengine shall not make any separate compensation unless there is a special provision in applicable laws.

In this case, if the event can be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide prior notification before a considerable period of time, and if the event cannot be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide an ex post facto notification and detailed explanation regarding the situation without delay. Also, if the services are suspended, Bloomengine shall provide you reasonable and sufficient opportunities to back up your own contents.

Bloomengine will make sure to notify you of any suspension or modification of its Services.

While Bloomengine is trying its best to provide its Services in a stable manner, 24 hours a day, all year around, Bloomengine may have no other choice but to suspend its Services in part or in whole if there are any significant operational issues such as repair, inspection, replacement or disconnection of information communication facilities such as computers or servers. Meanwhile, if there is a significant need for service operation or improvement, Bloomengine may change, modify or terminate Services in part or in whole. If Services are changed, modified or terminated in whole or in part, Bloomengine shall not make any separate compensation unless there is a special provision in applicable laws. In this case, if the event can be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide prior notification before a considerable period of time, and if the event cannot be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide an ex post facto notification and detailed explanation regarding the situation without delay. Also, if the services are suspended, Bloomengine shall provide you reasonable and sufficient opportunities to back up your own contents.

Meanwhile, if there is a significant need for service operation or improvement, Bloomengine may change, modify or terminate Services in part or in whole. If Services are changed, modified or terminated in whole or in part, Bloomengine shall not make any separate compensation unless there is a special provision in applicable laws.

In this case, if the event can be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide prior notification before a considerable period of time, and if the event cannot be foreseen, Bloomengine shall provide an ex post facto notification and detailed explanation regarding the situation without delay. Also, if the services are suspended, Bloomengine shall provide you reasonable and sufficient opportunities to back up your own contents.

Bloomengine will guide you through the main points and pay attention to your valuable opinion.

Bloomengine will make every effort to provide important information necessary for using the Services in a timely manner. When notifying its Member, Bloomengine will provide individual notice through e-mail, notification within the Services or other appropriate electronic means. If notification to all Members is necessary, however Bloomengine will post relevant information on the startup page of Bloomengine domain’s websites such as bloomengine.net and applications (apps) or through its announcements, for more than seven days.

Bloomengine will pay attention to your valuable opinion. You may at any time provide your opinion or communicate matters requiring improvement related to the use of Services through the Customer Center, and Bloomengine will provide an update on how it handles such matters and the results to the reasonable extent.

Bloomengine posts these Bloomengine Terms of Service and operation policies so that you can easily notice them and makes modifications after providing prior notification.

Bloomengine displays these Bloomengine Terms of Service on its startup page so that you can easily see detailed Bloomengine Terms of Service.

Bloomengine may modify these Bloomengine Terms of Service as well as account policies and posting operation policies from time to time, provided that such modifications will only be made to the extent they do not violate any applicable laws and Bloomengine will notify Members of reasons for such modifications and the effective date of such modifications within the Services in advance. Moreover, in the event of material modifications of these Bloomengine Terms of Service that may put you at a disadvantage, Bloomengine shall make notifications of such modifications at least 30 days in advance within the applicable Services, and provide an individual notice to you through separate electronic means (e-mail, notification within the Services, etc.).

Bloomengine waits for your comments on modifications from the date Bloomengine posts the modified terms and conditions until the effective date of such modifications. If your comments are not received during the above time period, you will be deemed to have consented to using the Services pursuant to the modified terms and conditions. Although Bloomengine is not happy about this, Bloomengine may not be able to provide applicable Services that are subject to the modified terms and conditions to you anymore if you do not consent to the modified terms and conditions.

While these Bloomengine Terms of Service apply to Bloomengine Services by default, sometimes additional terms and conditions or operation policies other than these Bloomengine Terms of Service may additionally apply in order to reflect unique characteristics of individual Services. Therefore, in the event of any conflict between the additional terms and conditions or account policies or posting operation policies and these Terms of Service regarding the provision of such individual Services, the additional terms and conditions and operation policies shall prevail. Please check the details provided on the startup page of each individual Service.

This English version of the Bloomengine Terms of Service is a translation based on the original Korean version of the Bloomengine Terms of Service. If there is any conflict between these two versions, the original Korean version of the Bloomengine Terms of Service shall prevail. The relationship between you and Bloomengine in relation to the Bloomengine Terms of Service or Bloomengine Services shall be governed by the laws of Republic of Korea, and any dispute arising between you and Bloomengine arising out of or in connection with the Bloomengine Terms of Service or Bloomengine Services, shall be resolved in accordance with the procedures set out in the Civil Procedure Act of Republic of Korea.