Republic of Korea Privacy Notice

Effective: September 30, 2021

We’ve created this notice specifically for users in the Republic of Korea. Users in the Republic of Korea have certain privacy rights as specified under Republic of Korea law, including the Personal Information Protection Act. Our Privacy Principles and the privacy controls we offer to all users are in line with these laws—this notice makes sure we cover the Republic of Korea-specific requirements. For example, all users can request a copy of their data, request deletion, and control their privacy settings in the app. For the full picture, check out our Privacy Policy.

Data Controller

If you’re a user in the Republic of Korea, you should know that Snap Inc. is the controller of your personal information.

Personal Information Collected

Please refer to the Information We Collect section of the Privacy Policy.

Purpose of Handling Personal Information

Please refer to the How We Use Information section of the Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Certain third-party service providers and/or Snap affiliates located outside the Republic of Korea may perform functions on behalf of Snap and may have access to your personal information as needed to perform those functions, as described here.

Procedures and Methods of Destruction of Personal Information

As described in our Privacy Policy, if you ever decide to stop using Snapchat, you can just ask us to delete your account. We’ll also delete most of the information we’ve collected about you after you’ve been inactive for a while—but don’t worry, we’ll try to contact you first! When we destroy your data, we will take commercially reasonable and technically feasible measures to ensure the personal information is permanently deleted.

Your Rights

We want you to be in control of your information, so we provide you with a number of rights regarding your personal information. Please refer to the Control Over Your Information section of the Privacy Policy.

International Data Transfers

To provide our services to you, we may collect your personal information from, transfer it to, and store and process it in the United States and other countries outside of where you live. Whenever we share information outside of where you live, we ensure that the transfer complies with your local law so that your personal information is adequately protected.

  • Country to Which Personal Information Is Transferred: United States

  • Transfer Date and Method: Transferred on submission for storage and processing

  • Personal Information Transferred: Please refer to the Information We Collect section of the Privacy Policy

  • Retention of Personal Information: Please refer to the How Long We Keep Your Information section of the Privacy Policy.

Department in Charge of Protecting Personal Information and Handling Complaints

Snap Inc.
Attn: Legal Dept. (Korean member query)
3000 31st Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Telephone: 00 308 64 0160
E-mail: koreaprivacy @

Additionally, we’ve designated a local agent as described below:

Local Agent: General Agent Co. Ltd
Delegated Work: Matters involving the domestic representative as provided under the Personal Information Protection Act
Representative Name: Ms. Eun-Mi Kim
Telephone: 00 308 64 0160
E-mail: koreaprivacy @