Terms of Use and Privacy Policies

General Information

SIWA is a registered non-profit organisation in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

SIWA reserves the right to refuse registration of any user for any or no reason.

Membership Terms & Conditions

Members must be women, according to SIWA bylaws.

Membership provides member rates to all SIWA events, access to member-only events and discounts.

Memberships are valid for 12 months from May 1 –  April 30.

Discounted membership is offered at a reduced rate from January 1 – April 30.

There are no refunds should you leave Seoul or wish to discontinue your SIWA membership before the 12-month period has expired.

Members will receive emails from SIWA about special events, news, discounts, sponsors and other offers.

Membership is non-transferable.

Member pricing applies to a SIWA Member’s partner and children, and her visiting guests residing outside of Seoul and Gyeonggi-do.

During online registration, the user must determine a password which the user will use to identify the user in order to access the Website(s), the services, and the user’s personal account. The user is responsible for keeping the password secret and preventing other persons from accessing the user’s account via this password. The user agrees to notify SIWA immediately of any unauthorized use of the user’s password or account or any other breach of security through the contact form available on each SIWA website under “Contact”. The user promises to immediately inform SIWA if there is any indication that the password is being used by third parties. SIWA will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the user’s failure to comply with this section.

The user shall at all times provide for sufficient funds to allow for collection of any fees in the course of the debiting procedures designated by the user. Any costs (such as bank charges etc.) triggered by the failure to do so shall be borne by the user.

Members are responsible for costs associated with the payment of fees for SIWA membership and any other related payments.

SIWA reserves the right to amend the prices for future provisions of the services. Any price amendments shall become effective one (1) month after due notice by SIWA of the amendment via the user’s email. Any member may withdraw her membership by sending a formal notice via email within 7 days upon the receipt of the advance notice of such price changes.

SIWA reserves the right to modify any fees and charges. SIWA will provide advance notice of any such changes via email to members. Any member may withdraw her membership by sending a formal notice via email within 7 days upon the receipt of the advance notice of such price changes.

Participation Terms & Conditions

Participation in SIWA events is at your own risk.

Website Usage Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the SIWA website.

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use govern SIWAs relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘SIWA’ or ‘Seoul International Women’s Association’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Privacy & Data Collection Terms & Conditions

During your membership registration, SIWA collects your private information, which is necessary to provide you with services relating to your attendance to our events and in order to evaluate and improve our services and offerings to SIWA members.

  • Purpose of collecting information: Identification of the users, contacts for services
  • Items of collected information: Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Username, Password, Birthdate, Nationality, Home District, Number of Children, *Photos
  • Period of data collection: Until 7 days after the termination of membership

*Participants agree with the publication of event photos, as long as they have not objected to the publication or at the time of taking the photograph

SIWA shall not sell, rent, provide or otherwise disclose any personal data of the user to any third party without consent, unless SIWA is required by statutory applicable law, in particular government or regulatory bodies or if the transfer of data is necessary for operation of debiting procedures.

If you have any concerns about this, please contact us.

Event Terms & Conditions

Pre-payment is required for some events.

For events which have a wait list, the event organizer will contact you if space becomes available.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancelling after the deadline and no-shows will be charged full price per registered person. We do not refund any payment that has already been made.