40weeks later

Privacy Policy

Effective as of 20 october 2023.

When you use ‘40weeks later’, you are trusting us with intimate personal data. We are committed to keeping that trust, which is why our policy as a company is to take steps to ensure that individual user's data and privacy rights are protected and to provide transparency about our data practices.

The purpose of our Privacy Policy is to explain what data we collect, how it is used and shared, and how you can control it.


This Privacy Policy explains how Connect i Co.,Ltd. (“Connect i” or “we” or “us”) collects, stores, uses, transfers and shares Personal Data from our users (“you”) in connection with the ‘40weeks later’ mobile application, ‘40weeks later’ (the “App”)*, and the ‘40weeks later’ website including any products and services related to it (the "Website") (all collectively, the “Services”).

We reserve the right to and may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email (sent to the email address provided when you register), through the App, or by presenting you with a new version of this Privacy Policy. If permitted by applicable law, your continued use of the Services after the effective date of an updated version of the Privacy Policy will indicate your acceptance of the Privacy Policy as modified. In some cases, you will be given a choice about whether to explicitly accept changes to the Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the terms of the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Services.

Please check the Privacy Policy posted on our Website and in the App for the latest updates on our data privacy practices.

1. Personal Data we collect from you

We collect Personal Data about you in a variety of ways. Sometimes we collect Personal Data automatically when you interact with the Services, and sometimes we collect the Personal Data directly from you. At times, we may receive Personal Data about you from other sources and third parties.

1) Personal Data you provide to us directly:

2) Personal Data we collect automatically:

When you access or use the Services, we may automatically collect the following information:

3) Matters concerning the operation of cookies

The company uses "cookies" that store users' information and call them up from time to time to provide customized services to users.

Cookies are small amounts of information sent by the server (HTTP) used to run a website to your computer browser and can also be stored on a user's PC computer or on a hard disk within their smartphone. After users access the homepage or app, they must allow cookies to log in and use services such as member services.

The company uses cookies to find information about the ID in order to provide services that are appropriate and more useful to its users. Cookies identify the properties of the data subject's computer or smartphone device, but do not personally identify the data subject.

2. How we use your Personal Data

1) We will not collect and use your Personal Data without letting you know. Depending on which features of the Services you use, we will process your Personal Data based on one or more of the following legal bases:

Below we describe the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and our lawful bases for doing so, including some basic examples

Purpose of processing, Legal basis for processing, example
Purpose of processing Legal basis for processing example
To support the existing functions of the App, including customization of content and materials you see when you use the App Consent We make automated decisions using your data to predict your future cycles or ovulation, support the health care of mothers and fetuses during pregnancy, and check the mother's weight care and the child's development during child-rearing.
analyze your data to provide you new features and services, and provide certain suggested articles or materials to read
customization of product and service offerings and making recommendations to you, including third-party products and offerings Consent Customized ads and We may offer you a discount for Premium service
to provide and deliver services you request, send you related information, including confirmations and reminders Consent Using your device data we may send you a reminder, e.g., via push notifications, to log your symptoms to make predictions more accurate and management. You can disable this anytime in your device settings or from within the App using the consent toggle screens
for billing (invoicing), account management and other administrative purposes, if applicable Consent We may send you an email containing your invoice, if applicable
to respond to your comments, questions and requests and to provide customer service Legitimate interest We may process your name and email to reply to your support request or to contact you about a specific query or question you have raised
to send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages Legitimate interest We may send you an email notification that contains a customer satisfaction survey. You can opt-out of receiving such surveys anytime by contacting us at after10month@connect-i.co.kr
to monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our App Consent We may analyze your browsing activity in the App to understand what you like or dislike about it in order to improve your future experience
solely with respect to information that you agree to share, for ‘40weeks later’ promotional purposes Consent If you give your consent, we can post your review or comment on our website or SNS
to verify your identity Legal obligation We may ask for age verification (e.g., an ID) if we have reasonable doubts regarding your age

2) Principles of processing

3. Your privacy rights

It does not matter what country or region you come from, we are committed to providing you vast privacy rights in relation to your Personal Data.

1) you privacy rights

2) How to exercise your privacy rights

Contact us at after10month@connect-i.co.kr to exercise your privacy rights

We will address your request within 30 days after receipt. It may take us up to 90 days in some cases, for example for full erasure of your Personal Data stored in our backup systems. We will let you know if we need more time and explain the reasons for the delay.

Please keep in mind that if we receive a vague request, we may contact you to better understand the request. We may also refuse to comply with a request that is manifestly unfounded and with excessive (repetitive) requests.

We might also require you to prove your identity in some cases. Normally, we make sure to verify that the request is coming from the same email as you provided when registering. Where you have not registered your account, we may ask you to undergo additional verification measures in an effort to ensure we are appropriately responding to requests.

Subject to applicable laws, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority about any of our activities (related to your privacy rights, among others) that you think are not compliant with applicable law. If you have any concerns about our privacy practices, please let us know at after10month@connect-i.co.kr

4. Third parties processing your Personal Data

We will not share your Personal Data with third parties except as specified below.

1) Processing to make the App run

In some situations, we engage other companies to process your Personal Data on our behalf. We refer to these companies as “processors.”

Processors are companies that help us run the Services, support our communication with you or perform other App-related activities. They may process certain Personal Data on our behalf to accomplish the goals related to the App functions and associated activities. We remain responsible for any acts or omissions of our processors and undertake to execute formal data processing agreements with them to the extent required by applicable law.

Here is the list of our main processors upon which we rely

Type, processor, Processor’s privacy, Data collected, Purpose
Type processor Processor’s privacy Data collected Purpose
Infrastructure and security AWS (Amazon Web Services, Inc.) AWS privacy policy All Personal Data storage of all Personal Data when you use the App
Email communications NHN Cloud (NHN Cloud, Inc. Republic of Korea) NHN Cloud privacy policy Email address to reach you with our newsletters and notifications
Analytical tools Google analytics (for firebase) Google privacy policy App usage data - to understand how you use the App, engage with particular features and what you like or dislike the most
- to generate statistical reports
Processing and Analysis of Images Google cloud (vision) Google privacy policy Uploaded Image Data to enable the development of automated-decision making for providing you with predictions and app functionality
app monitoring Platform sentry Sentry privacy policy App log data Application Performance Monitoring & Error Tracking

2) Aggregated information

We may aggregate, anonymize or de-identify your Personal Data so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify you. Such data is no longer Personal Data. We may share such data with our partners or research institutions or use for statistical purposes, for example, we may share or use general age, demographic information and aggregate statistics about certain activities or symptoms from data collected to help identify patterns across users in articles, blog posts and scientific publications. Sharing this data contributes to the advancement of scientific research on women’s health. Our legal basis for processing your data for this purpose is legitimate interest.

3) Information posted by you

The App features several community areas where users with similar interests can share information and support one another.

Any information (including Personal Data) you share in any online community area or online discussion is by design open to the ‘40weeks later’ community. You should think carefully before posting any Personal Data in any public forum. What you post can be seen, disclosed to, or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we cannot control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes.

If you mistakenly post Personal Data in our community areas and would like it removed, you can send us an email after10month@connect-i.co.kr

4) Special circumstances

We may also share some of your Personal Data in the following special circumstances:

Depending on the circumstance, we may rely on legitimate interest or legal obligation as our legal basis for the above processing activities.

5. Retention of your Personal Data

Except as set forth below, we will retain your Personal Data as long as needed to provide you with the Services or otherwise fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.

6. Security of your Personal Data

7. Children’s privacy

The Services are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect personal information about children under 13 years old through the Services. If you are aware of anyone under 13 using the Services, please contact us at after10month@connect-i.co.kr and we will take the required steps to delete such information and (or) delete the child’s account.

8. Communication with you

We may contact you from time to time via email or through other means (like popups or push notifications) to communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by us and others, and provide news and information that we think will be of interest to you.

Opt-out options : You can always opt out of receiving emails by unsubscribing via the “Unsubscribe” link contained in the email. Opting-out of these emails or notifications will not end the transmission of important service-related emails that are necessary to your use of the Services. You may also opt out of receiving popups or push notifications by adjusting your settings in your device. If applicable laws prescribe so, we may ask some users to provide their additional consent for such communications.

9. Storage and international Personal Data transfers

‘40weeks later’ is based in the Republic of Korea (“Korea”). Personal Data we collect is transferred to and processed in the U.S. (where it is governed by U.S. law) and to other countries (where it is governed by the laws of those countries). The laws of the U.S. and the laws of other countries may not offer the same protections as the laws of your jurisdiction.

10. Data Protection Officer (DPO)

To communicate with our Data Protection Officer, please email at after10month@connect-i.co.kr or use the contact details below.

11. Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy you may contact us at:
Connect i Co.,Ltd, 6F, 108, Toegye-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Email : after10month@connect-i.co.kr