Terms of service
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Welcome to my Web Page. Mr. Burak Sansal provides this service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by me from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http://www.AllAboutTurkey.com/terms.htm. In addition, when using particular services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines applicable to such services. All such guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS.
BY READING THIS YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TOS, SO PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
This Web Page currently provides users with access to a rich collection of resources and information on Turkey (the "Service"). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that Burak Sansal assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings or misunderstanding.
In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. None of the areas on the Service contain adult or mature content, just pure information on Turkey.
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when you contact Mr. Sansal . If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Mr. Sansal has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, he has the right to ignore you and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Mr. Sansal is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users.
6. VISITOR CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content") are published by Burak Sansal and most of them are copyrighted. This means that if you'd like to use all or some of the information on this Web Site you have to ask Mr. Burak Sansal first for his permission, and if permission granted add a link or credit to Mr. Sansal. You are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. Mr. Sansal does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will Mr. Sansal be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted. You agree to not use the Service to:
a. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful,
harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar,
obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially,
ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
b. harm minors in any way;
c. impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
e. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
f. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
g. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
h. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
i. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
j. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
k. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange;
l. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
m. collect or store personal data about other users.
7. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with
all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically,
you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission
of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which
8. CONTENT SUBMITTED TO BURAK SANSAL
When you submit a Content to Mr. Sansal you license the Content to Mr. Sansal as set forth below for the purpose of displaying and distributing such Content on his network and for the promotion and marketing of his services. By submitting Content to Mr. Sansal, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted, Mr. Sansal the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublisensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You acknowledge that Mr. Sansal does not pre-screen Content, but that Mr. Sansal and his co-workers shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse, edit, move or remove any Content that is publicly available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Mr. Sansal and his co-workers shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Mr. Sansal or submitted to his Web Site, including all parts of the Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold Official Tour Guide and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your Content, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
10. NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the permission of Mr. Sansal.
11. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND COMMUNICATIONS
You acknowledge that Mr. Sansal may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation email messages, links, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service. You agree that Mr. Sansal has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Mr. Sansal reserves the right to delete or disregard messages that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Mr. Sansal reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
Mr. Sansal reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Mr. Sansal shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that Mr. Sansal, in its sole discretion, may terminate your messages (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if Mr. Sansal believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. Mr. Sansal may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Mr. Sansal may immediately deactivate or delete your messages and all related information and files in your message and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that Mr. Sansal shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.
14. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Mr. Sansal shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Mr. Sansal has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Mr. Sansal is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Mr. Sansal shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. The pop-up console or any other pop-up screen with advertisement is placed involuntarily by the host of this server space and is in no way indicative of the content of this Web Site, nor does it reflect activities that are condoned by this webmaster.
16. WEB SITE OWNER'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Mr. Sansal or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
Web Site's owner grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service.
17. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. BURAK SANSAL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
b. BURAK SANSAL MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR COPY OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM BURAK SANSAL OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BURAK SANSAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MR. SANSAL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
19. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS
If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning hotels, travel agents, companies etc, please read the above Sections 17 and 18 again. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. Mr. Sansal shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted via the Service or Internet, and shall not be responsible or liable for any reservation, booking, trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
21. TRADEMARK INFORMATION
Most of text and pictures on this Web Site and all logos of the companies and service providers such as Exclusive Hosting, EasySpace, Geocities, V3 URL, SuperStats, TheCounter, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, etc. have their trademarks and service marks of their own. Without their prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, these Marks or text and images.
22. COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS
Mr. Sansal respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Mr. Sansal by e-mail and provide the following information:
1.an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act
on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2.a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3.a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
4.your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
5.a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6.a statement by you that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
After reviewing your Notice and checking the copyrighted material, Mr. Sansal will remove it from the site immediately. Please keep in mind that this site is created for information purpose only and in no way intended to break the law or steal somebody's work.
23. GENERAL INFORMATION
The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and this
and govern your use of the
Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Mr. Sansal. You also may be subject to
additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content
or third-party software.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please report any violations of the TOS to firstname.lastname@example.org.