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 partner 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.

In order to access the full website, services, and personal account, each member must create an individual account password. The member is responsible for keeping the password secret. The member agrees to notify SIWA immediately of any unauthorized use of the member’s account. Please notify using SIWA’s contact form, also available at the bottom of each page of this website siwakorea.com. SIWA will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the user’s failure to comply with this section.

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

SIWA reserves the right to modify the price of events without prior notice.  The USD pricing of events (applicable only for payments made using Paypal), is based on a periodic review of currency exchange rates. SIWA reserves the right to adjust the prices of events for fluctuation in currency exchange rates.

Participation Terms & Conditions

Participation in SIWA events is at your own risk.

Website Usage Terms & Conditions

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).

Event Terms & Conditions

Pre-payment is required for some events.

Your registered ticket and price, is the price you pay for your event.  Tickets and or prices cannot be exchanged. For example, a SIWA member who registers for a Non-Member event ticket, cannot claim to pay the lower SIWA member price before/on the day of the event, as they have registered for the Non-Member price.

For events which have a waitlist, the event organiser 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.

Privacy Policy

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.

SIWA’s primary purpose for collecting your personal information is to provide you with services relating to your attendance to our events and in order to evaluate and improve our services and offering to SIWA members.

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