Privacy Policy

Effective as of: June 7, 2011

Your privacy is very important to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, protect, and disclose Personal Information, Usage Data when you use Spread service (“Service”). By using the Service, you hereby acknowledge and consent to the terms expressed hereunder. If you do not agree to any provision of the following Privacy Policy, then please do not use Cartoon Spread.
This Privacy Policy applies only to people residing outside South Korea. For residents of South Korea, a separate Privacy Policy in Korean, which can be found at our website,, shall apply.

Information We Collect

Personal Information. Information such as your email address, legal guardian information (if you are not at least 14 year old), user status message, Cartoon Spread user nickname, Cartoon Spread email-ID, age, gen
der and other personally identifiable information that you provide us with or that you choose to include in any TIMESPREAD profile or account may be collected by us. We may also collect mobile device identification numbers such as IMEI, when you downlolad or use Cartoon Spread (collectively “Personal Information”).
You may be asked to pr
ovide us with certain Personal Information when you register with the Service and at other times. You are not required to provide us with this information, as it is optional. However, you may be prevented from using Cartoon Spread or certain features of the Services if certain information is not provided, such as your device identification number and third party telephone numbers.
Usage Data. We may also collect certain usage information such as time of visit, duration of use, and unauthorized usage records ("Usage Data").
Cartoons. When you share cartoons using Cartoon Spread, we process and store your cartoons, log and contact data, and other related information.
Payment information. When you purchase our value-added services such as digital goods, you may be asked to provide us with the following information: credit card issuer, credit card numbers, credit card expiration date, credit card security number, mobile telephone number, telecommunication service provider, and/or SMS authorization number.

How We Use And Share Information

Generally, we use Personal Information for internal purposes only, such as to provide you with the Service, to notify you of new products or Services, and to otherwise communicate with you. We will not disclose Personal Information to third parties without your consent, except as explained in this Privacy Policy.

By collecting and using your email
address, people who you can communicate with Cartoon Spread service can registers you "Favorite". When you launch Cartoon Spread, it automatically collects your device identification number such as IMEI. This is to verify and prevent unauthorized use of your account, although TIMESPREAD is not liable for the losses due to such unauthorized use.
Information which is available for viewing by other Cartoon Spread users include your user nickname, your age, your gender, your cartoons and other personally-identifiable information that you choose to include in any TIMESPREAD profile or TIMESPREAD account.
Service Providers. From time to time, we may establish business relationships with third parties who have confirmed that their privacy practices are consistent with ours ("Service Providers"). For example, we may contract with Service Providers to provide certain services, such as hosting and maintenance, customer relationship management, data storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We provide our Service Providers with only the information necessary for them to perform these services on our behalf. Each Service Provider must agree to use reasonable security procedures and practices, appropriate to the nature of the information involved, in order to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information other than as specified by TIMESPREAD.
Ad Networks. We may work with third party marketing and advertising companies ("Ad Networks"). These companies may collect and use information regarding your use of the Service in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. Advertisements may be shown via the Service. Our Privacy Policy does not cover any use of information that an Ad Network may collect from you. It also does not cover any information that you may choose to provide to an Ad Network or to an advertiser whose goods or services are advertised through the Service.
Standard Analytics Information. We may use, and disclose to third parties, certain Usage Data regarding the Service. However, such information will not contain information which will be used to identify you individually.
Other Transfers. We may share Personal Information, Usage Data and Message Data with businesses controlling, controlled by, or under common control with TIMESPREAD. If TIMESPREAD is merged, acquired, or sold, or in the event of a transfer of some or all of our assets, we may disclose or transfer Personal Information, Usage Data and Message Data in connection with such transaction. You will have the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer if, in our discretion, the new entity plans to handle your information in a way that differs materially from this Privacy Policy.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. TIMESPREAD cooperates with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law. We may therefore disclose Personal Information, Usage Data, Message Data, and any other information about you, if we have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce our Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of TIMESPREAD, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

Be Careful When You Share Information with Others

Please be aware that, whenever you share information on your profile page, this information may be accessed by other Cartoon Spread users. In addition, when you share information with third parties, that information may be passed along or made public by others. That means that anyone with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications.


TIMESPREAD is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your Personal Information. We employ measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet or other network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Service, we cannot and do not guarantee
the security of any information you transmit on or through the Service, and you do so at your own risk.

Links To Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites, or allow others to send you such links. A link to a third party's website does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not exercise control over third party websites. If you access such third party websites or content, then it shall be at your own risk. Please always read the privacy policy of any third party website before providing any personal information.

Managing Your Information Preferences

You can always review, correct, update, or change your Personal Information, by changing the relevant setting in your TIMESPREAD profile or account (if available). If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 14. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you are at least 14 years old. Should we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a child under the age of 14, we will delete such information from our records. In addition, we recommend that minors 14 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves over the Internet.

Processing in South Korea

Please be aware that your Personal Information and communications may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located outside your state, province, or country. If you are located outside of South Korea, then please be advised that we process and store all information in South Korea. The laws in South Korea may not be as protective of your privacy as those in your country. By using our Service, you hereby agree that the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of your Personal Information and communications will be governed by the applicable laws of South Korea.

Privacy Policy Changes

From time tO time, we may change this Privacy Policy, in which case we shall inform you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our website, Those changes will go into effect on the Revision Date shown in the revised Privacy Policy. Your continued use of our Service constitutes your consent to the revised Privacy Policy.

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