Copyright Policy

Copyright Policy

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The purpose of this policy is to prevent any cases of inflicting damage on an information user due to the unauthorized use, falsification and use of the information provided through the Homepage of the Korea National Parks Authority without making clear the source of information.
All materials provided by the Homepage of the Korea National Parks Authority are the writings that are protected by the copyright law, and all users are required to abide by the copyright protection policy below.

① According to Clause 2, Article 24 of the Copyright Law, it's possible to do free use without charge and separate usage permission in case of writings whose author's property right is totally possessed by the Korea National Parks Authority.

Nevertheless, a writing available for free use is open to the public by attaching "Public Creative Commons License Standard (Korea Open Government License,KOGL) Type 1, so be advised to freely use it after checking whether a writing is attached by KOGL indication. In case of free use, the relevant users are definitely required to make clear the source of a writing concretely.


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② The Homepage of the Korea National Parks Authority also provides the materials whose copyright is not totally possessed by the same Authority. In addition, the Hompage includes lots of materials provided at no cost by individuals, institutions, and organizations in an effort to partake in park management activities led by the Authority with much concern and affection for the Authority; however, in order to use such materials freely, users are definitely required to get permission from the relevant copyright holder.

In other words, in the event of intending to use the materials which are not attached with KOGL, the relevant user is advised to use them after having a prior discussion with the person in charge.


③ In the event of directly linking the writings from the Homepage of the Korea National Parks Authority to the screen on other Internet sites, please link the copyright policy of this Internet together because a link user might overlook the copyright policy of this Internet copyright policy.

④ In case of the materials(including materials whose author's property right is shared with another author)whose copyright is not totally possessed by the Korean National Parks Authority among the materials which are open at the Homepage, there is much room for infringement on copyright; therefore, the usage like unauthorized alteration, duplication, distribution and hash-up besides simple reading is forbidden; hereupon, please be reminded that in case of violating this, the relevant user might get legal punishment based on the related law. The Korea National Parks Authority earnestly promises to make continuous efforts for all people to make safe use of the information related to national parks.


Inquiries ‣ Division in charge : The person in charge of PR Department: Jeong, Noh-seon(02-3279-2847)