Membership Join

For more services, please join our KAIDA data membership.

  1. Membership Application
  2. Member Information
  3. Details confirmation
  4. Complete

Membership Application

All applications for data membership shall be subjected to administrative screening by KAIDA. Membership becomes effective after approval and receipt of full due payments.
To be a KAIDA on line data member, please follow the steps below:
Fill out on line data membership application form and click the "submit" button, if you prefer you can print out the form complete it in ink and mail or fax it to KAIDA.
Remit the data membership annual payment(data member: $1,000/Year) to the following account
Bank : Kookmin
Account Name : Korean Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (KAIDA)
Account Number : 204401-04-049671
KAIDA would send out the authorized ID & Password with the invoice, If you have any question, send email to KAIDA at qna@kaida.co.kr

Service Contents


Summary Criteria for New Registration Statistics of KAIDA :
All statistics shown on the KAIDA site 1) are the imported car-related statistics in the domestic automobile market. 2) are based on the member companies of KAIDA, which are official importers. 3) are based on the registrations number of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

1) PC

New Registration

Brand
Summary Displacement Price Region Age Country Fuel Purchase Bestselling
Model
Summary Displacement Price Region Age Country Fuel Purchase Bestselling
Monthly Trends
Brand Model Displacement Price Region Age Country Fuel Purchase Bestselling(Brand) Bestselling(Model)
Yearly Trends
Summary Displacement Price Region Age Country Fuel Purchase Bestselling(Brand) Bestselling(Model)

Query Data Base

Brand Model Displacement Price Car Type Fuel Country(Brand) Region Purchase Type Age

Total Registration

Brand
Summary Region
Model
Summary Region

2) CV

Brand Model Segment Segment by Month



Membership Terms and Conditions

Article 1 (Purpose and Scope)

  • ① The purpose of these Terms and Conditions is to define matters pertaining to terms of service and procedure and other necessary matters for the web-based information source (hereinafter referred to as “kaida.co.kr”) provided by the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association (hereinafter referred to as the “Association”) pursuant to the Telecommunications Business Act and the Enforcement Ordinance of the said Act.
  • ② These Terms and Conditions shall apply to every user intending to use the kaida.co.kr information service (http:// www.kaida.co.kr) regardless of their membership status with the Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association.

Article 2 (Effect and Notice of Amendment)

  • ① These Terms and Conditions shall take effect upon publication on the kaida.co.kr website.
  • ② Any amendments to these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed duly publicly notified when published on the kaida.co.kr website.
  • ③ Amended Terms and Conditions shall be applicable to those who had become members before the amendment takes effect.

Article 3 (Regulation of Terms)

  • The applicable laws or regulations shall apply to matters not specified in these Terms and Conditions if any relevant provisions are contained therein.

Article 4 (Definitions)

  • Definition of terms used in these Terms and Conditions are as follows:
  • ① User: A person who concluded the contract with the “Association” for the use of “kaida.co.kr” and was awarded a user ID;
  • ② User ID: A combination of characters and numbers selected and approved by the “Association” for user identification and use of “kaida.co.kr”;
  • ③ Imported automobile-related information: Refers to various data contained in the database of “kaida.co.kr” service which are available for free or a fee depending on the “Association” policy;
  • ④ Password: Refers to the combination of characters and numbers set by the user which is used for user authentication and protection of the user’s confidentiality.
  • ⑤ Fee payer: Refers to the person responsible for fulfilling all obligations under the Terms and Conditions towards the “Association”, including payment of fees, etc. Provided, a non-user may be designated as the fee payer if acknowledged by the “Association” and the user takes joint responsibility for fulfilling obligations.
  • ⑥ Fee: Refers to an amount imposed for a specific period of time pursuant to the fee system separately designated by the “Association” in exchange for using the “Imported automobile- related information”
  • ⑦ Instructions: Area for the “Association” to notice to the users of “kaida.co.kr” including Terms and Conditions, procedures, fees, and management policy of the “Association.”
  • ⑧ Termination: Refers to the expression of user’s intent to terminate the Terms and Conditions after initiating the service.
  • ⑨ Group membership: Refers to a form of membership where the user is granted multiple user numbers through a separate contract of usage concluded with the “Association”.

Article 5 (Establishment and Unit of Usage Agreement)

  • ① A usage agreement is established when a user submits an application for use and the “Association” accepts such.
  • ② A usage agreement shall be established in units of each user ID, and a separate agreement shall be applicable for exceptional circumstances such as group membership.

Article 6 (Application for Use)

  • ① Application for use is deemed to have been filed either when the application form as defined by the “Association” is completed and physically submitted to the “Association” or when the Terms and Conditions is agreed to, on the kaida.co.kr website, and the registration information required in the application form is provided and transmitted.

Article 7 (Acceptance of Application for Use)

  • ① When the user has completed the application for use pursuant to Article 6, the “Association” shall accept the application for use without delay after verifying that all information required was fully provided.
  • ② The acceptance of an application for use may be deferred by the "Association" until the grounds for deferring acceptance of application have been resolved for application for use falling under any of the following Subparagraphs:
  •     A. When there are no adequate facilities available
  •     B. When there are technical difficulties
  •     C. When there are other circumstances deemed to be necessary by the “Association.”
  • ③ The “Association” shall not accept any application for use falling under any of the following Subparagraphs:
  •     A. When the application has been filed under the name of another individual
  •     B. When the application contains false or misleading information or is accompanied with false or inauthentic documents
  •     C. When the application has been filed with the intent to harm social norms or public morals
  •     D. When the application fails to meet any other requirement prescribed by the “Association.”
  • ④ The Association may decide not to issue a specific user number if such decision is deemed necessary for user administration, operation of “kaida.co.kr” etc., or if such issuance would be deemed to be against social norms.

Article 8 (User ID Assignment and Management

  • ① Proposed user ID shall be, in principle, the real name indicated in the resident register for individuals, and the name indicated in the business registration certificate for corporations.
  • ② The user in possession of the user ID shall be solely responsible for the management of user ID and password.
  • ③ The user in possession of the user ID shall be solely responsible for any disadvantages arising due to the negligence in service use caused by user ID, or unauthorized use of user ID by a third party, etc. Provided, this shall not be applicable if such negligence or unauthorized use was caused by the willfulness or gross negligence of the Association.
  • ④ Any user ID assigned to a legal entity shall be managed by a dedicated user ID representative, who shall make every effort not to permit such user ID to be disclosed, changed without authorization. The “Association” shall not be held responsible for any such disadvantages.
  • ⑤ No user ID may be shared or transferred. If the user shares or transfers the user ID without negotiating with the “Association” in advance, the “Association” may suspend such user ID.
  •     Provided, this shall not be applicable if the “Association” and the user have agreed to separate Terms and Conditions.

Article 9 (Access Time for “kaida.co.kr”)

  • ① The “kaida.co.kr” website shall be accessible 24 hours a day, all year round unless there is any particular obstacle to the business or technology of the "Association."
  • ② The website may be inaccessible during a given day or time slot specified by the “Association” upon prior notice, for necessity such as regular maintenance.

Article 10 (Contents of “kaida.co.kr” Service)

  • ① Information on registration of imported automobiles:
  •     A. Imported automobile registration statistics.
  • ② Other information on imported automobiles:
  •      A. Various research materials
  •      B. Various reports
  •      C. Various translated materials.
  • ③ Some of the other services directly developed, researched or offered by the “Association” or through cooperation agreements with other companies.
  • ④ Services offered to users shall be determined according to the policies of the “Association” and subject to change without prior notice.

Article 11 (Use of “kaida.co.kr”)

  • Necessary matters regarding use of “kaida.co.kr” under the Paragraphs of Article 10 shall be posted under instructions by the “Association, "or are subject to separately announced content.

Article 12 (Change of Contents on “kaida.co.kr”)

  • The “Association” shall reserve the right to add, change, or delete any of the content on the “kaida.co.kr” website, and subsequently necessary matters regarding use of the website shall be posted under instructions or separate announcements by the “Association”.

Article 13 (Suspension of “kaida.co.kr” Service)

  • ① The “Association” may suspend service of the “kaida.co.kr” website due to circumstances under any of the following Subparagraphs:
  •      A. When such suspension of service is unavoidable due to repair or maintenance work for “kaida.co.kr” equipment
  •      B. When a user requests for suspension of use of “kaida.co.kr” website services for a certain period of time pursuant to certain terms and conditions set by the “Association” during normal use of service
  •      C. When any key telecommunications service provider defined in the Telecommunication Business Act stops offering telecommunication services
  • ② The “Association” may partly or entirely restrict or suspend access to the “kaida.co.kr” website if normal use of services is interrupted for reasons, such as a state of national emergency, power failure, failure of “kaida.co.kr” hardware, or excessive website traffic, etc.

Article 14 (Obligations of the “Association”)

  • ① The “Association” shall make certain that the “kaida.co.kr” website will be accessible to users from the date the user applied for unless there are other special circumstances.
  • ② The “Association” shall have an obligation to make the “kaida.co.kr” website continuously and stably accessible in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  • ③ The “Association” shall not divulge or distribute any personal information of a user obtained in connection with the operation of the “kaida.co.kr website” to a third party without the user's consent. Provided, this shall not apply in instances where a competent government authority requires disclosure under the applicable laws and regulations, such as the Telecommunications Business Act, etc.
  • ④ The “Association” shall not be held responsible if the operator of the service leaks or uses any personal information provided by the user when applying for membership in services such as communities.

Article 15 (Obligations of the Users)

  • ① Users and the fee payer jointly shall pay the fees, etc. pursuant to these Terms and Conditions in exchange for access to the imported automobile-related information available on the “kaida.co.kr” website.
  • ② Users shall not copy any information obtained by using the “kaida.co.kr” website for purposes other than their own personal use, or provide to a third party without prior consent of the “Association.”
  • ③ Users shall not use the website to send any information of an advertising nature to anyone against their consent, transmit or receive data or place posts of a volume large enough to interrupt stable operation of the service, publish a post, or engage in any behavior that might hamper the normal use of the service.
  • ④ Users shall comply with the provisions stipulated in the Subparagraphs under Article 8.
  • ⑤ In addition to Paragraphs 1 through 4 under this Article, users shall comply with other provisions stipulated in these Terms and Conditions and the applicable laws and regulations.

Article 16 (User posts)

  • The “Association” may delete any user posts published or registered on the “kaida.co.kr” website if it determines that such post falls under any of the following Subparagraphs:
  • ① When the content of the post slanders another user or a third party or damages their reputation.
  • ② When the content of the post is against social norms or public morals;
  • ③ When the content of the post is connected with criminal activity as objective evidence demonstrates;
  • ④ When the content of the post violates a third party's proprietary rights including copyrights, etc.;
  • ⑤ When the content of the post has been displayed beyond the time limit specified by the “Association”;
  • ⑥ When the content of the post is not in accordance with the purpose of the website services;
  • ⑦ When the content of the post slanders the “Association” without objective facts to damage the reputation of the “Association” for a specific purpose of the user;
  • ⑧ When the content of the post is in violation of the post management regulations of the “Association” or the relevant laws or regulations.

Article 17 (Copyrights of the Post)

  • Copyright to any post placed by a user on the “kaida.co.kr” website shall belong to the user and the “Association” shall retain the posting rights within the “kaida.co.kr” website. Provided, the “Association” may use a post placed by a user for non-commercial purposes.

Article 18 (Types of Fees)

  • ① Users who access the “Imported automobile-related information” among other services available from the “kaida.co.kr” website shall pay a fee designated by the “Association.”
  • ② Users who access the “Imported automobile- related information” shall pay the fee as follows:
  •      data member fee: Annual membership fee of KRW 1,000,000 (VAT excluded)

Article 19 (Fee Payer)

  • ① Fee payer shall be, in principle, the user of “Imported automobile- related information.” Provided, another person can be designated as the fee payer when acknowledged by the “Association.”
  • ② Fee payers under Paragraph 1 shall be jointly liable with the user to pay any and all money payable by the user to the “Association” under these Terms and Conditions, including the fees for access to “Imported automobile-related information, etc.”.

Article 20 (Payment of Fees)

  • ① The “Association” shall issue and send an invoice dated the day that the user submits the application for use of imported automobile-related information and pays the fee, and the user shall have access to such data for one (1) year from the date the fee has been paid.
  • ② Access to the “Imported automobile-related information” shall not be granted to the user even after the application for use has been duly completed and submitted to the “Association” unless the fixed fee hereunder is fully paid.
  • ③ Users shall notify the “Association” of any changes in their personal information including address and phone number change, for correct delivery of invoices and telephone reception of inquiries. The “Association” shall not be held responsible for any disadvantages arising out of the user's failure to report.
  •     Users shall notify the “Association” of any changes in their personal information including address and phone number change.

Article 21 (Termination of Terms and Conditions)

  • ① Users may terminate the Terms and Conditions for access to the “Imported automobile-related information” by submitting the “Notice of Termination of Access to Imported Automobile- Related Information” to the “Association” at least one (1) day prior to the termination date.
  • ② Upon receipt of the form pursuant to provisions of Paragraph 1, the “Association” shall restrict access by the user to the service, starting from the following month. Users shall have an obligation to pay the fee in full for the period up to the month when their access to the data is restricted.
  • ③ The “Association” shall calculate the cancellation refund on a monthly basis from the month following the month in which the cancellation request is received.
  • ④ The “Association” may terminate the usage agreement and restrict access to the “Imported automobile- related information” for a certain period of time for reasons falling under any of the following Subparagraphs:
  •     A. When the user fails to pay the fee for access to the “Imported automobile-related information” by the due date
  •     B. When the user fails to remedy violations of these Terms and Conditions even after receiving notification of such violation and, as a result, causes significant interference in operation technology of the “Association”
  •     C. When the user is deemed not to qualify as a user by the “Association” for other reasons

Article 22 (Indemnification)

  • ① The “Association” shall not be held responsible for any failure to make services available on the website due to natural disasters or other forces majeure of a similar nature.
  • ② The “Association” shall not be held responsible for user’s loss of benefits expected from services provided by the “Association” or any disadvantages arising out of their choice or use of service data available on the website.
  • ③ The “Association” shall not be held responsible for user’s failure to access the “kaida.co.kr” website for any reason attributable to the user.
  • ④ The “Association” shall not be held responsible for any damages or profits arising out of user’s use of information obtained through the “kaida.co.kr” website.
  • ⑤ The “Association” shall not be held responsible for anything displayed on the website or transmitted from the website by users.
  • ⑥ The “Association” shall not be held responsible for any transactions of goods, etc. between users or between users and a third party through service.

Article 23 (Miscellaneous)

  • ① Any and all documents accompanying these Terms and Conditions including tables or separate sheets shall also be effective as part of the terms and conditions. .
  • ② Any matters not specified in these Terms and Conditions or any discrepancies in the interpretation of the same shall be resolved via negotiation between the “Association” and the user.
  • ③ If a lawsuit is required for all disputes arising in connection with the use of the “kaida.co.kr” website, the final resolution shall be made according to the arbitral award of Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.

  • Addendum
    • ① (Enforcement Date) These Terms and Conditions shall be enforced from March 29, 2004.
    • ② (Enforcement Date) These Terms and Conditions shall be enforced from March 10, 2006.
    • ③ (Enforcement Date) These Terms and Conditions shall be enforced from January 13, 2014.
    • ④ (Enforcement Date) These Terms and Conditions shall be enforced from September 21, 2022.
    • ⑤ (Enforcement Date) These Terms and Conditions shall be enforced from July 26, 2023.

Privacy Policy

The Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association places great importance on protecting your privacy. We are hereby notifying how we handle and use the personal information you provide and what measures we take to protect your privacy through our privacy policy as follows.

1. Purpose of collecting and using personal information

1) Membership management
  • Provision of services;
  • Membership application and confirmation of intent to become a member;
  • Member identification and authentication for use of member-only services;
  • Protection from unauthorized access or duplicate subscription by black-listed members;
  • Delivery of notice.

2) Service offerings and subsequent fee calculations
  • Provision of contents, issuing invoices, and fee payment

3) Utilization for marketing purposes
  • Provision of optimized services for customers;
  • Generation of business-related statistics and development of new services;
  • Determining web page traffic;
  • Statistics regarding use of service;
  • Sending out newsletters and notice of new available services;
  • Customer surveys;
  • Delivery of information and materials related to various events and prizes.

2. Collected personal information items and collection method

1) Information collected
  • When registering as individual members:
  • Required: User ID/password/password confirmation/name/email/address/phone number/mobile number/mailing subscription.
  • When registering as corporate members:
  • Required: User ID/password/password confirmation/corporation name/person in charge/email/address of person in charge/phone number/mobile number/mailing subscription/tax invoice request/business registration number/representative/business classification (type of business)/business classification (Items)/business address

2) Collection method
  • The Association collects personal information via means such as the website, forms, fax, telephone, consultation, and email.

3. Right to refuse consent and its disadvantages

1) Provider of personal information reserves the right to refuse consent to provide personal information.
2) If you refuse consent to provide personal information, you may be restricted from membership and use of services.

4. Rights and obligations of data subject and matters pertaining to exercise of such rights and obligations

1) A data subject (refers to the legal representative(s) of a person if the subject is below age 14 years) may exercise their rights related to privacy protection under any of the following Subparagraphs at any given time:
  • Request for access to personal information;
  • Request for correction if there are errors, etc.;
  • Request for deletion;
  • Request for suspension of processing.

2) Exercise of rights pursuant to Paragraph 1 may be executed through documentation, email, fax, etc. after filling out the attached Form 8 of the Enforcement Regulation of the Personal Information Protection Act, and the Association shall take immediate action.
3) When a data subject has requested for correction of errors, etc. or deletion of personal information, the Association shall not use or provide the applicable personal information until such correction or deletion is complete.
4) Exercise of rights under Paragraph 1 may be executed through the legal representative(s) or a proxy with delegation from the data subject. In this case, a power of attorney prescribed in the attached Form 11 of the Enforcement Regulation of the Personal Information Protection Act must be submitted.
5) Request for access or suspension of processing of personal information may restrict the rights of the data subject pursuant to Article 35 Paragraph 5 and Article 37 Paragraph 2 of the Personal Information Protection Act.
6) Request for correction or deletion of personal information cannot be executed if such personal information is specified to be collected in other legislations.
7) Request for access, correction, deletion, or suspension of processing pursuant to the rights of the data subject shall require verification if the party making the request is the data subject or a legally entitled proxy.

5. Outsourcing the handling of personal information

The Association has entrusted the handling of your personal information to the following specialized outside companies to facilitate the performance of tasks such as providing better service and customer convenience. Details of the commissioned agency and details on entrusted work are as follows:
1) LG CNS / INNERINFO: entrustment of system operation to provide services and analysis of service use.

6. Technical and administrative measures to protect privacy

The Association has been devising technical and administrative measures to secure safety for collected personal information as follows:
1) Your collected personal information is protected by a password, and critical information is protected by encryption of files and transmitted data.
2) To prevent leakage of personal information due to hacking, etc., we block and monitor intrusion using separate security devices (firewalls) on the network and system side that block intrusion from the outside.
3) Access to your personal information is strictly limited to a minimum number of people, and in order to prevent personal information from being lost, stolen, leaked, etc. by the handlers, we are receiving continuous training and consciousness development.
4) The Association shall not be held responsible for any damages arising out of your negligence or any risks inherent to the Internet. You must properly manage your passwords and take responsibility for them.

7. Measures to secure safety for privacy protection

1) The following measures are taken to secure safety of personal information:
  • Minimization and training of employees handling personal information: Employees handling personal information are limited to only the necessary number of personnel and training on safe management of personal information is administered to the employees handling personal information;
  • Restriction of access to personal information: Measures necessary for controlled access to personal information are executed through assignment, change, and expiration of access authority to the personal information processing system processing your personal information, and a firewall system is used to restrict unauthorized access from the outside;
  • Storage of access records: Records of access to the personal information processing system are stored and managed for at least six (6) months;
  • Installation of security programs and regular inspection/renewal: Security programs have been installed and undergone regular inspection and renewal to prevent leak and damage of personal information caused by hacking, computer virus, etc.;
  • Access control for unauthorized personnel: There is a separate physical storage location of the personal information processing system storing your personal information, and an access control procedure has been established and operated;
  • Encryption of personal information: Personal information is stored and managed safely through encryption, etc.; In addition, a separate security function is used in which critical information are encrypted when stored and transmitted.

8. Period of retention and use of personal information

Collected personal information shall be retained for use throughout the period of service agreement. Collected personal information will be discarded immediately when the purpose for collecting and using such information has been fulfilled. Provided, the information may be retained for up to six (6) months for fee settlement, user analysis, and user convenience upon re-subscription.

9. Procedure and method of discarding of personal information

1) Discarding procedure
  • Your personal information will be retained for a certain period of time after the purpose for collecting and using such information has been fulfilled before being discarded according to our internal policy.

2) Discarding method
  • Personal information stored by electronic means will be deleted using a technical method that makes retrieval of such information impossible. Papers containing personal information will be shredded by a paper shredder or destroyed through incineration.

10. Privacy administrator

If you have questions or complaints about our handling of your personal information, please contact our privacy administrator. We will receive and take action on your inquiries as soon as possible.

[Privacy administrator]
Name: Eun-seok Park    Phone: 02-518-8046    Email: qna@kaida.co.kr
The above privacy policy on the website of the Association shall be enforced from January 13, 2014.

11. Obligation of notice

You will be notified of any addition, deletion, or change to our current privacy policy through announcements on our website.