Terms of Services
Latest Update: January 1, 2022
Welcome to “GREAT MINDS.”
We may amend the Terms and the Services from time to time. All notices of any material change will be posted on this page with an updated effective date and whenever such changes affect your rights, we will notify you of them in advance via email or other means we reasonably deem appropriate. However, it will be the user's responsibility to regularly check this page for such notice. If the user continues to use our Services after such changes, the user will be deemed to have accepted such changes and be legally bound by the newly amended Terms.
In order to create an account and use our Services, you must:
be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
be legally eligible to enter into a binding agreement with us;
not be a person who is prohibited from using our Services under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction;
provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information requested by the the Services;
comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations; and
not misrepresent your identity, age or other qualifications.
If you are a minor between thirteen (13) and eighteen (18) years old, you must get permission from your parent or guardian. If you are younger than thirteen (13) years old, you are not authorized to use our Services.
2. Use of the Services
2.1 Unauthorized Use
You shall not:
act in an unlawful manner including being dishonest, abusive or discriminatory;
disclose any information that you do not have the right to disclose;
use the Services in a way that damages Services;
use the Services for any purpose that is prohibited by applicable laws or the Terms; or
engage in any conduct that may violate the Terms.
2.2 Limited Purpose and License
Our Services and all contents from the “GREAT MINDS” Services including without limitation any technologies and software underlying the Services are provided for the purpose of Users’ personal and non-commercial use only. The registered purchasers of the “GREAT MINDS” membership are granted a non-exclusive and non-transferrable license to access the “GREAT MINDS” contents on a steaming basis for the above purpose. Otherwise, no other rights, ownership, or interests shall be transferred to the users.
2.3 Management of Your Account
You may not use another user’s account, and cannot provide your usename and password to other persons for their access into your account. You shall be responsible for all the activities arising under your password and account, and you will be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your signin information and password and take appropriate measures to protect them. If you believe that a third party has gained unauthorized access to your account, you should notify us immediately.
We are not responsible for any losses or damages incurred by you in relation to your failure to perform the above obligations.
2.4 Modification or Discontinuance to the Services
We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Services in whole or in part at any time even without any notice.
The user agrees that we shall not be held liable to him, her or any third party for our change or discontinuation of the Services.
EBS does not have any obligation to keep in possession the user’s accounts or any content created or provided by the user (the “User Content”) unless otherwise required by applicable law.
2.5 Mobile Application Services
The Services may include the following features: 1) the function to upload the User Content to GREAT MINDS on the service page through your mobile device, 2) the function to search the Services from your from mobile device, 3) the function to access certain features through our mobile application. to the extent that our Services are provided through our mobile application to be installed on your mobile device. Applicable fees and date rates and certain restricted features of our Services may vary depending on your wireless service carrier.
3. Conditions of Use
The users shall choose either full or partial charged services and a payment plan for such services, and provide us with information on their credit card or other payment method. The users shall not provide us with any information that they are not authorized to use. The users shall pay the amount that we charge in accordance with the payment that they choose and the Terms. We may change our fees anytime
3.2 Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation and refund requests shall be made via a separate application for cancellation/refund in accordance with the below procedure. Any incorrect information provided in the application for cancellation/refund may delay cancellation/refund process.
Cancellation and refunds for purchased items are as follows:
Refund Requests: Valid for a refund (i) within 7 days of purchase of a monthly membership or (ii) within 30 days of purchase of an annual membership , a separate application for the refund shall be made available through the payment menu. We will refund the full amount of the purchase and terminate the Services. Except for the above refund available within said period, the user’s payments are non-refundable. For an application for refund, the user shall provide us with the following information: ID (E-mail) / Reason for refund request
For further information about the refund application procedure, please refer to the payment menu
For any questions or inquiries related to refund/cancellation of the Services, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Any payment related to in-app purchases will be governed by the application stores’ own terms and conditions and if you have any payment related issue including refund, then you need to directly contact the application store from which you downloaded the application. We are not responsible for any refund related to in-app purchase. Any details concerning the application stores are available at the following links:
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/intl/ko_kr/about/play-terms.html
Apple App Store: http://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/itunes/appstore/kr/terms.html
4. Intellectual Property Rights
The contents or functions contained in or provided by the Services (“EBS Content”) are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other rights and laws . EBS Content and any intellectual property rights therein such as copyright shall belong to EBS or other rightful owners of EBS Content. Unless otherwise authorized by these Terms, the user may not modify, copy, frame, scrap, lease, lend, sell, distribute, create derivatives based on or otherwise use the Services or EBS Content except for the User Content. When using the Services, the user shall not engage in any data collection or gathering activities. You may not bypass any IP ban implemented by us in using the Services and you acknowledge that any unauthorized use of the Services or EBS Content is strictly prohibited.
Our logos and any other trademarks that may appear on our Services, and the overall look and feel of our Services, including page headers, graphics, icons, and scripts, may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. Other trademarks, product, and service names and company names or logos mentioned on our Services are the property of their respective owners and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the permission of the applicable trademark holder.
5. Third Party Websites and Services
You may be able to access certain third-party links, applications, content, services, promotions, special offers, or other events or activities via our Services ("Third-Party Websites"). If you choose to access these Third-Party Websites, you may be requested to log-in and sync your accounts with such websites. You are in no way obligated to use any Third-Party Websites, your access and use of such websites is entirely at your own risk, and we have no associated liability. In addition, we are not responsible for the accuracy, availability, or reliability of any information, content, goods, data, opinions, advice, or statements made available by any Third-Party Websites. As such, we are not liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such Third-Party Websites.
Our Services may include the ability to discover, access or participate in certain services, activities, or events provided by third parties ("Third-Party Services"). Third-Party Services are offered and provided by such third parties, not the Company. Your attendance at and participation in Third-Party Services is solely at your own risk. We will not be liable for any act, error or omission of any third party, including, without limitation, any which arises out of or is any way connected with your attendance, use of or participation in any Third-Party Services initially discovered, booked or registered for via the Services, or the performance or non-performance of any third party in connection with the Services.
6. Social Networking Services
For the avoidance of doubt, we are not liable for the privacy protection practices of any SNS.
7. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
7.1 Disclaimer of Warranty
OUR SERVICES AND ANY CONTENT THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITH ALL FAULT BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND FROM US OR, IF ANY, OUR THIRD PARTY LICENSORS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, RELIABILITY OR AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, LACK OF VIRUSES, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. NO INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY SORT FROM US.
7.2 Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances (including, without limitation, negligence) shall we, our subsidiaries, partners or any wireless carriers be liable to you or any third party for (a) any indirect, incidental, special, reliance, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever; (b) loss of profits, revenue, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses; (c) damages relating to your access to, use of, or inability to access or use the Services; or (d) damages relating to any conduct or content of any third party or user of the Services, including without limitation, defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or content. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, this limitation applies to all claims, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and further where a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the total liability of EBS, for any claim under the Terms, including for any implied warranties, is limited to two hundred dollars (US $200).
8. Services Monitoring, Suspension and Termination
We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor your accounts and/or activities conducted through or in any way related to the Services, as well as your use of or access to personal information and profiles of other users.
We may also deactivate, terminate or suspend your account or access to certain or whole part of the Services at any time: (1) if we, in our sole discretion, determine you are or have been in violation of the Terms, (2) if we, in our sole discretion, determine you have created risk or possible legal exposure for the Services, the general public, any third party, or any user of the Services, (3) in response to requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, or (4) upon discontinuation or material modification of any Services, (5) due to unexpected technical issues or problems. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Services.
You may terminate or delete your account at any time for any reason.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold us, its subsidiaries, suppliers and other partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable accounting and attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Services, (b) your activities in connection with the Services, (c) your connection to the Services, (d) your violation of the Terms, (e) your use or misuse of any user's personal information, or (f) any violation of the rights of any other person or entity by you. We reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us under the Terms, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Korea, without regard to its conflict of law principles. Except for the users residing where prohibited by applicable law, the user and EBS agree that any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms (the "Disputes") shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the International Arbitration Rules of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. The number of arbitrators shall be one and the seat, or legal place, of arbitral proceedings shall be Seoul, South Korea. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. You understand and hereby agree that Disputes shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and that there shall be no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated on a class action basis or in any other representative capacity on behalf of other persons similarly situated. In addition, Disputes brought to arbitration pursuant to the Terms may not be joined or consolidated in arbitration with Disputes brought by or against any third party, unless agreed to in writing by all parties. No arbitration result is to be given preclusive or precedential effect as to issues or claims in any Dispute with anyone who is not a party to the arbitration. Costs of arbitration shall be borne equally by both parties and upon resolution by the arbitrator, the losing party shall reimburse the prevailing party.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of the Terms or your use of the Services. The Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to your use of the Services.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
You may not assign, delegate, or otherwise transfer your account or your obligations under the Terms without our prior written consent. We have the right, in our sole discretion, to transfer or assign all or any part of our rights under the Terms and will have the right to delegate or use third-party contractors to fulfill our duties and obligations under the Terms and in connection with the Services.
Our notice to you via email, regular mail, or notices or links displayed in connection with the Services constitutes acceptable notice to you under the Terms. We are not responsible for your failure to receive notice if email is quarantined by your email security system (e.g., "junk" or "spam" folder) or if you fail to update your email address. Notice will be considered received forty-eight hours after it is sent if transmitted via email or regular mail. In the event that notice is provided via links displayed in connection with the Services, then it will be considered received twenty-four hours after it is first displayed.
11. Contact Info for Inquiries and Complaints
The users may forward any complaints or damage relief applications regarding violations of the Terms , member information, video inquiries, payment, or refunds.
To do so, please refer to the following contact information:
281, Hallyuworld-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea, EBS (Educational Broadcasting System)