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Medical Tourism

Introducing Medicity Daegu, a new ‘medical capital’ representing the nation’s leading medical technologies and services!

1. Purpose

The purpose of the Terms of Use for Medical Tourists in Daegu (hereinafter referred to as “Terms of Use”) is to define the rights, obligations, and liabilities of members who visit the Republic of Korea for the purpose of receiving medical care and services (hereinafter referred to as “Medical Tourists”) in accessing and using the Internet services (hereinafter referred to as “Services”) provided by Medicity Daegu through its website (www.medicitydaegu.com)

The original version of the Terms of Use shall be written in Korean. Any disputes that arise over the interpretation of the content of Terms of Use translated into English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, or other languages are to be settled in accordance with the original Korean version.

2. Terminology

The terms used in the Terms of Use shall have the following meanings.

  • Services: any and all services provided for Medical Tourists via www.medicitydaegu.com.
  • Medical Tourists: any and all persons who have provided their information on www.medicitydaegu.com in order to enter South Korea for medical purposes.
  • Affiliated Companies: any and all businesses contracted by www.medicitydaegu.com to carry out joint marketing and/or other business activities.

3. Effectuation

  • The Terms of Use shall take effect upon the announcement and display thereof online at www.medicitydaegu.com.
  • www.medicitydaegu.com may make changes to the Terms of Use within the boundaries set by applicable laws.
  • Before making any changes to the Terms of Use, www.medicitydaegu.com shall display on the main page of the website a written statement of the reasons for such changes and the date on which such changes are to go into effect, along with a copy of the pre-change Terms of Use, beginning seven days prior to the date of effectuation and ending on the day prior to effectuation. Should said changes be disadvantageous to Medical Tourists, the website shall display the changes for at least 30 days prior to their effectuation.
  • Any changes made by www.medicitydaegu.com to the Terms of Use shall be applicable to contracts entered into on or after the date on which said changes take effect. The Terms of Use prior to such changes shall still be applicable to contracts entered into before the changes took effect. However, should a member express his or her wish to be subjected to the changed Terms of Use during the notification period for such changes, and with the approval of www.medicitydaegu.com, his or her contract shall be subjected to the changed Terms of Use.
  • Any matters not specified herein and issues regarding the interpretation of the Terms of Use shall be decided and settled in accordance with the laws and customs of the Republic of Korea.

4. Privacy and Personal Information

Pursuant to the Personal Information Protection Act and the Use and Protection of Credit Information Act of the Republic of Korea, www.medicitydaegu.com shall protect the confidentiality of the personal information of Medical Tourists. All applicable laws and the Personal Information Handling Policy of www.medicitydaegu.com shall apply to the protection and use of such personal information. However, said Policy is not applicable to other websites to which www.medicitydaegu.com may provide links.

5. Provision of and Changes to Services

  • www.medicitydaegu.com shall provide the following Services for Medical Tourists via either its own activities or those of Affiliated Companies.
    Provision of and Changes to Services
    Travelers’ Insurance for Medical Tourists All related services to be provided for Medical Tourists, via either the website’s own activities and design or Affiliated Companies.
  • Insurance
    Insurance
    Travelers’ insurance for Medical Tourists To provide the benefits of both general travelers’ insurance and the special Travelers’ Insurance for Medical Tourists, according to separate terms of use governing the details of insurance services and benefits.
  • To ensure that personal information is managed effectively, www.medicitydaegu.com entrusts the processing and management of members’ personal information to the following party:
    Insurance
    Affiliated Company Dongbu Insurance Company Limited
    Details of personal information entrusted
    • Personal information provided by members to www.medicitydaegu.com for Travelers’ Insurance for Medical Tourists, i.e., first and last names, email address, date of birth, gender, passport number, date of arrival in Korea, date of visit to hospital/clinic, and date of departure.
  • Where necessary, due to management and/or technical reasons, www.medicitydaegu.com may change part or the entirety of the Services.
  • When changing any part of the Services, including how or when they are to be received, www.medicitydaegu.com shall display the details, reasons, and effectuation dates of such changes on the main page of the Website prior to those changes taking effect.
  • www.medicitydaegu.com may change, cancel, or terminate part or the entirety of the Services it provides free of charge, and shall not be held liable for any losses such a decision might cause to Medical Tourists, unless otherwise specified and required by applicable laws.

6. Obligations of Parties to the Contract

  • www.medicitydaegu.com shall allow Medical Tourists to access and obtain the Services on the dates of their choice, absent any special circumstances preventing the delivery of such Services on the chosen dates.
  • www.medicitydaegu.com shall establish a security system to protect the personal information of Medical Tourists, and publish and comply with its own Personal Information Handling Policy.
  • Medical Tourists shall provide only correct and true personal information when receiving the Services. Should they provide misleading or falsified personal information, they shall forfeit any and all rights to the Services of www.medicitydaegu.com.
  • Medical Tourists shall read and comply with the Terms of Use, other policies of www.medicitydaegu.com, and applicable laws. Also, they shall not disturb the activities nor cause damage to the brands of www.medicitydaegu.com or its Affiliated Companies.
  • Unless otherwise specified and explicitly agreed upon with www.medicitydaegu.com, Medical Tourists shall not transfer or assign their status granted under the contract or rights to receive the Services to third parties, even as security collateral.

7. Unspecified Matters

  • Any matters not specified in the Terms of Use shall be subject to the approval of www.medicitydaegu.com.

Supplementary Provisions

  • Effectuation date: The Terms of Use shall be effective as of June 24, 2016.