Naver Privacy Policy

Read our summary of Naver's Privacy Policy.


  • NAVER prioritizes user privacy in its operations.
  • Users can access most NAVER services without signing up.
  • Personal information is collected during registration for personalized services.
  • Mandatory information collected includes ID, password, name, birthdate, gender, and phone number.
  • Optional information such as email address for identity verification may be collected.
  • For users under 14, legal guardian information is also collected.
  • Additional personal information may be collected during service use, event participation, or prize applications.
  • Automatically generated information like IP addresses, cookies, service usage records, device information, and location data may be collected.
  • NAVER may anonymize personal data for statistical purposes, which may involve data sharing.
  • Personal information is not shared with external parties without user consent, except as required by law or for safety reasons.
  • Certain tasks are outsourced to third parties, which may involve data sharing.
  • User data is backed up overseas for uninterrupted service, which may involve international data transfer.
  • Personal information is retained for a minimum period as required by law or service needs.
  • Users have the right to access, modify, or delete their personal information at any time.
  • Users can request the suspension of personal data processing.
  • NAVER implements various security measures to protect personal information.
  • NAVER has a dedicated privacy protection team and complies with international and domestic privacy standards.
  • Personal information is destroyed when no longer necessary or after the retention period expires.
  • Users can contact the personal information protection officer with inquiries or complaints.
  • The privacy policy applies to NAVER and its related services but not to linked third-party services.
  • Changes to the privacy policy will be announced at least seven days in advance.

Things to watch out for

  • Be cautious about the collection of additional personal information during service use, which may require separate consent.
  • Understand that your data may be backed up overseas, which involves international data transfer and potential data protection implications.
  • Pay attention to the retention periods for personal information, as they may vary depending on the type of data and service.
  • Review any third-party service integrations carefully, as sharing personal information with them may have different privacy implications.


How does NAVER use the personal information it collects?

NAVER uses personal information for membership management, service development and improvement, creating a safe internet environment, and other service-related purposes.

Can I control the personal information NAVER has about me?

Yes, you can access, modify, or delete your personal information at any time through your NAVER account settings, and you can also request the suspension of data processing.

Will my personal information be shared with third parties?

NAVER does not share personal information with third parties without user consent, except as required by law or for safety reasons.

Data Collection

  • ID
  • Password
  • Name
  • Birthdate
  • Gender
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address (optional)
  • Legal Guardian Information (for users under 14)
  • IP Address
  • Cookies
  • Service Usage Records
  • Device Information
  • Location Data
  • Encrypted Identification Information (CI)
  • Duplicate Registration Information (DI)
  • Nationality Information

(Last updated: 04th February, 2024)

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