KakaoTalk Operation Policy

THIS Operation Policy stipulates types of restrictions applied on the KakaoTalk service when Kakao Operation Policy was violated and/or the number of reports accumulated in terms of operating the ‘KakaoTalk’ service provided by Kakao Corporation. If you do not follow Kakao Operation Policy while using the KakaoTalk service, you may suffer the following disadvantage. Please read it carefully.

Kakao is committed to exert its utmost efforts to improve service policies and establish reasonable operation policies by continuously communicating with its users. Any modification hereof shall be notified no less than seven (7) days before it takes effect.

Types of KakaoTalk Service Restrictions

KakaoTalk Operation Policy is based on Kakao Operation Policy.
If your activity falls under any of <Prohibited Activities> prescribed in Kakao Operation Policy; if the number of reports accumulated within the Service; and/or if Kakao determines that you take advantage of the Service in a way interfering with regular service operation or causing damage to others, the KakaoTalk service may be temporarily or permanently restricted as follows.

[Restriction of Search/Impression]

You may be excluded from the list of Recommended Friends, or chatrooms and KakaoTalk ID you created may not be exposed in the search results. Also, your KakaoTalk profile picture may be displayed differently from what you set, such as the default image, and the cover page of Boards and Open Chat may be restricted.

[Restricted Messaging/Posting]

Sending messages or posting/commenting may be restricted in specific or general chatrooms.

[Restriction of Chatroom Use]

All or part of chatroom functions may be restricted, such as Create Chatroom, Invite, Join Chatroom. Also, if the owner or any participant of a chatroom violates Kakao Operation Policy, he/she may be prohibited from joining the chatroom, and sending/receiving messages, and uploading a new post/comment in the chatroom.

[Restriction of KakaoTalk Service Use]

You may be restricted from using all or part of the KakaoTalk service, including its execution. In this case, you may be prohibited from using other services associated with KakaoTalk.

Usage restrictions are temporary or permanent depending on how cumulative or how intensive the violation is. Also, if the provision of a clean service environment is adversely affected, Kakao may restrict service use in ways not explicitly listed in the above items pursuant to Kakao Terms of Service and Kakao Operation Policy.

You may object to the restricted service use via Customer Service.

Any content unprescribed herein shall comply with Kakao Operation Policy.