Terms of Use / Privacy Statement

Terms of Use / Privacy Statement

/Terms of Use / Privacy Statement
Terms of Use / Privacy Statement2018-05-18T17:24:33+09:00

Terms of Use

This section of the website states the terms and conditions as a legal document between you as “user” and chopstickswide.com as “website”.

The Term of Use is a valid legal agreement between chopstickswide and the USER (you or visitor), the single entity or individual using this website for personal or corporate use. This Agreement governs the user’s use of chopstickswide’s website (www.chopstickswide.com ).

chopstickswide.com is operated by chopstickswide and its corporate affiliates.

For purposes of this legal Agreement, the ‘Effective Date’ shall be the time when user starts to use chopstickswide.com for his or her personal or corporate use such as but not limited to browsing the website and logging in.
The terms of this legal Agreement shall commence on the ‘Effective Date’, as herein defined.


HEREAS, chopstickswide is a company based in Korea that useful information and service to expats in Korea.

WHEREAS, user has chosen to utilize the website for his or her personal or corporate use whether user is a registered user or not.

WHEREAS, user has carefully reviewed the Terms of Use Agreement and abides by its terms and conditions as mentioned.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, chopstickswide  and user both agree to the foregoing as follows:

Article 1 GENERAL

1.1 Overview of Agreement. This Terms of Service Agreement will explain and strongly establish and the terms and conditions on which chopstickswide allows user to utilize www.chopstickswide.com. It is important that this document be thoroughly reviewed if user or visitor agrees to these terms and conditions, and is willing to be bound by them.

1.2 This Agreement explains the important terms and conditions under which chopstickswide shall operate and open the website to the user.

1.3 This Agreement also declares user’s consequent obligations in relation to the use of the website.

1.4 Any attempt to amend terms and conditions enclosed in this Agreement and question the said points after the effective date through conflicts or misrepresentation in any other document shall be of no force and void the effects.

1.5 By using www.chopstickswide.com and by entering into this particular page, you as user, acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by all terms and conditions mentioned in this Agreement, as well as any additional rules or policies that may be established by chopstickswide from time to time and even without any further notice. This Agreement, and those that may from time to time be added or modified herein, constitutes the exclusive agreement between the you and chopstickswide. concerning your use of the website and shall supersede and govern all prior proposals or agreements made by any of our representatives.

1.6 Waiver. Failure to insist on strict performance of any of the Terms of Use of this legal document will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. No waiver by www.chopstickswide.com of any right under these Terms of Use will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.

1.7 Severability. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and the liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most clearly matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in effect.

1.8 Visitor/chopstickswide.com. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and chopstickswide as a result of this Agreement or your use of www.chopstickswide.com.

1.9 Entire Agreement/Reservation of Rights. These Terms of Use of chopstickswide, which are hereby incorporated as if set forth fully in these Terms and Conditions, represent the entire agreement between you and chopstickswide with respect to your use of and material available on the website, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written between you and chopstickswide with respect to this website. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


2.1 Restrictions. The user is expected to recognize the practice of good and ethical Internet practices. The user shall comply with the rules appropriate to any of the service or information provided by chopstickswide. The user is also expected not to permit chopstickswide and any of its employees access to information the user desires to keep confidential.

2.2 Intellectual Property Rights.

2.2.1 Copyright. User hereby recognizes and acknowledges that the images and content posted in the website are owned by chopstickswide, copyright of which shall remain fully owned by chopstickswide, subject to the terms and conditions set in this agreement.
All material contained on the Site, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by law including, but not limited to, International copyright, trade secret, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, chopstickswide does not grant any express or implied right to you. Please be aware that chopstickswide actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

2.2.2 Trademarks. The logos, trademarks, and service marks, and all other names, logos, and icons identifying chopstickswide’s products and services are proprietary marks of chopstickswide or its licensors. No one has the right to use any of the Trademarks displayed in www.chopstickswide.com without the written permission of chopstickswide.
chopstickswide also prohibits the use of the trademarks and logos as a HTML link to and from any website without the prior approval of chopstickswide.com.
Other product and company names displayed in this website are officially or might be the trademarks of their respective owners.


3.1 User or visitor must be at least 18 years old to use www.chopstickswide.com.

3.2 User or you may not, in any way, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, link, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as permitted chopstickswide in the form of a written consent.

3.3 You may upload to or download from www.chopstickswide.com any Content in the public domain for your own personal use or for noncommercial redistribution. You assume full responsibility and risk for determining whether any such is in the public domain, regardless of any notices that may be posted on such Content.

3.4 You agree to grant chopstickswide the right to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and use any material that you place on the Web site in perpetuity and in any medium without any compensation to you. You represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all rights set forth in the preceding sentence.


4.1 Privacy Policy. chopstickswide considers your personal data to be private and personal. chopstickswide operates this website and its network by keeping any collected information confidential.

4.2 Consent. By using this website, you now give consent to chopstickswide the collection and use of personal data as outlined herein.

4.3 Password Policy. Use of certain portions of www.chopstickswide.com requires a password. Anyone with knowledge of your password can gain access to the restricted portions of this Site and the information available to you. You must keep your Password secret accordingly. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to be solely responsible for the use and confidentiality of your respective Password, as well as for any communications entered through the website using your Password. If you become aware of any loss or theft of your Password or any unauthorized use of your Password, you as user and owner of the said profile immediately notify chopstickswide. chopstickswide reserves the right to delete or change a Password at any time and for any reason.


5.1 You use the Internet solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. While chopstickswide  has endeavored to create a secure and reliable website, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed.

5.2 chopstickswide and its affiliates are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the website, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such content shall be at your sole risk.

5.3 You as user or visitor assume the sole and complete risk for using www.chopstickswide.com. Any content or information placed on the website by users are the views of the user posting the statement, and do not represent the views of chopstickswide.


6.1 Actual or attempted unauthorized use of www.chopstickswide.com may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. For your protection, chopstickswide reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the website without notice or permission from you.

6.2 Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with the investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on the website. chopstickswide will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.


7.1 chopstickswide may post advertisements of third parties on www.chopstickswide.com including but not limited to promotions of advertisers, members, or sponsors showing their goods and services on this website.

7.2 You as user, and your correspondence, purchases, participation in, or any other dealings with third parties found on www.chopstickswide.com are solely between you and such third party and such third parties may provide you with other offers or follow up email from this site or other sources.

7.3 You as user or visitor, agree that chopstickswide shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties on this website. Moreover, chopstickswide shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, quality, suitability, currency or content of the statements or conduct of any third party on this Site.

7.4 You shall not knowingly or intentionally interfere with the display of any advertisement.

7.5 You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster of those external sites or third parties if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content featured in such websites.


8.1 chopstickswide may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other sites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating related information and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by chopstickswide or its employees and are maintained by third parties over which chopstickswide exercises no control.

8.2 chopstickswide expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy or currency of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third party web sites accordingly. Moreover, these links do not imply endorsement by chopstickswide unless explicitly stated.

ARTICLE 9 EVENTS chopstickswide.’S CONTROL

9.1 You expressly absolve and release chopstickswide from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond chopstickswide’s control, including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy

Chopstickswide fully recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected from our website visitors. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy Statement, the word ‘visitors’ refers to users of the web site, whether registered or not, as our commitment to protecting your privacy.

Please read carefully www.chopstickswide.com‘s Statement of Privacy below and our Terms of Use for additional details about particular expatstour.’s website you may use. It is your responsibility to be aware about our company policy on using, collecting, and submitting personal information.

www.chopstickswide.com is not intended for people under 18 years of age. Here at www.chopstickswide.com, we appreciate and take your privacy as user seriously. We will appreciate it if you read carefully the statements below.

Scope of coverage

This Privacy Policy covers how Chopstickswide regards important personal information collected and received. It includes information relating to the past and present use of www.chopstickswide.com.

Collection and Use of Your Personal Information

Personal information

Personal Information referred herein is user’s personal information that includes user’s name, e-mail address, home address, phone number, and any other information asked when registering.

Chopstickswide collects information directly from the user and rest assured you will be notified why we are collecting the information. Generally, personal information is gathered for the sole purpose of identifying the user for future logs and usage of the website.

Use of Personal Information

Chopstickswide may collect personal information, including but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number. Financial details and salaries may be at times collected when necessary in some instances. When you are browsing www.chopstickswide.com, whether logged in or not, we collect information regarding the pages visited with our network and the links or pages you usually click on.

Be assured that Chopstickswide does not collect very sensitive information. Otherwise, do not disclose any important information you don’t want Chopstickswide to know. If we do collect such information, it will always be for the purpose of providing our services and if the law requires us to, we will ask your permission to collect and gather data.

Chopstickswide uses that information to better provide our website’s services to you. We have the right to fulfill administrative functions associated with these services to enter into contracts with you as user or other third parties. Information collected can also be used for marketing and client relationship purposes.

Chopstickswide will never sell, rent or share your personal information with other people or non-affiliated third parties except to provide you with the products or services you have requested.

Chopstickswide may offer you choices for the use and sharing of your personal information, as well as subscription to our website. However, you may choose not to receive any marketing material from chopstickswide.com or from any of our affiliated partners.

Use by third parties

Chopstickswide.com may disclose your information to its service providers and contractors from time to time to help us to provide and market our website and services to you. We may also share your information with third parties who provide prizes for competitions or reader offers. If we do this, rest assured that we will require these parties to protect your information in the same way we do.

Use of aggregate data

We may collect or obtain certain non-personal information to optimize website and services including our web pages for your computer. Included but not limited to be identity of your Internet browser, the type of operating system used, your IP address and even the domain name of your Internet service provider. We may use such non-personal information for internal purposes, including but not limited to improving the content of this website.

Chopstickswide may use personally identifiable information in aggregate form to improve our website and services to make them more responsive to the needs of our users and visitors like. The statistical compilation and analysis of information may also be used by our company and our network as data for summary report for marketing, advertising or research purposes.


chopstickswide.com strives to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personally identifiable information of our users. We use different electronic and physical security measures including restricting physical access to our offices and firewalls. Chopstickswide also secure databases to keep personal information secure from misuse, loss or unauthorized use or disclosure.

However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.

Access to personal information

You have all the right to access most personal information we hold about you and if we deny access in some circumstances we will tell you why. To request access, please contact our webmaster by sending an e-mail to Chopstickswide10@gmail.com.


Cookies are data that a website such as www.chopstickswide.com transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can facilitate a user’s ongoing access to and use of a site.

If you do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the Cookie feature. However, please note that Cookies may be necessary to provide you with features such as registered services.

Internet Privacy

Do not forget to close your browser when you have finished using www.chopstickswide.com. This is to ensure that others cannot and will never access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place. You as an individual, user, and our website visitor, are solely responsible for the security of and access to your own computer.


1. If you want to cancel the reservation:

Cancellation prior to 3 Days : Amounts will be refunded 100%
Cancellation prior to 2 Days : Amounts will be refunded 50%
Cancellation prior to 1 Days : Amounts will be refunded 30%

2. If you did not redeem your tickets : 

If you do not redeem your ticket before the expiry date, the ticket becomes invalid and is non-refundable.