Terms and Conditions for using our web site

Legal Notices - Terms and Conditions - Tek Translation Office

1. AGREEMENT TO TERMS

These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and Tek Çeviri Tercüme Danışmanlık ve Bilişim Hizmetleri Ticaret Ltd Şti ("Company," “we," “us," or “our”), concerning your access to and use of the http://www.tektranslate.com website as well as any other media form (mobile application etc) linked thereto (collectively, the “Site”). We are registered in Turkey and have our registered office at Barbaros Bulvarı No:10/3 Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey 34353. You agree that by accessing the Website, you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by all of these Terms of Use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms of Use from time to time. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of these Terms of Use, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms of Use by your continued use of the Website after the date such revised Terms of Use are posted.

The information provided on the Website is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such country. Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws.

 

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise indicated, the Website is our proprietary property and all content on the Website (the “Content”) and the trademarks and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by us or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights of the international copyright laws. The Content and the Marks are provided on the Website “AS IS” for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Website and no Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our prior written permission.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Website, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Website and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not granted to you in and to the Website, the Content and the Marks.

 

3. USER REPRESENTATIONS

By using the Website, you represent and warrant that: (1) all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, and complete; (2) you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such information as necessary; (3) you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these Terms of Use;  (4) you will not use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; and (5) your use of the Website will not violate any applicable law or regulation.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account.

 

4. USER REGISTRATION

You may be required to register with the Website. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove or change a username you select if we determine that such username is inappropriate, or otherwise objectionable.

 

5. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

You may not access or use the Website for any purpose other than that for which we make the Website available. The Website may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically approved by us.

As a user of the Website, you agree not to:

Systematically retrieving data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, database, or directory without written permission from us.

Tricking, defrauding, or misleading us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.

Circumventing, disabling, or otherwise interfering with security-related features of the Website, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Website and/or the Content contained therein.

Disparaging or otherwise harming us and/or the Website.

Using any information obtained from the Website in order to harass or harm another person.

Using the Website in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.

Uploading or transmiting (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, and spamming that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use of the Website or impairs, alters, or interferes with the use, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Website.

Engaging in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data extraction tools.

Deleting the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.

Uploading or transmitting (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookiesetc  (referred to as “spyware”).

Interfering with or disrupting the Website or the networks or services connected to the Website.

Attempting to bypass any measures of the Website designed to prevent or restrict access to the Website.

Using the Website as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Website and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.

Using the Website to advertise or offer to sell goods and services.

 

6. USER GENERATED CONTRIBUTIONS

The Website may invite you to contribute to, or participate in blogs and other functionality, and may provide you with the opportunity to create content on the Website, including but not limited to text, writings, comments, suggestions, or personal information or other material (collectively, "Contributions"). Contributions may be viewable by other users of the Website and through third-party websites. As such, any Contributions you transmit may be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you createany Contributions, you thereby represent and warrant that:

The creation of your Contributions do not and will not infringe the proprietary rights (copyright, patent etc) of any third party.

You are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses and permissions to use and to authorize us and other users of the Website to use your Contributions in any manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

You have the written consent, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in your Contributions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of your Contributions in any manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

Your Contributions are not false or misleading.

Your Contributions are not unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation.

Your Contributions are not obscene, filthy, violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable (as determined by us).

Your Contributions do not ridicule, intimidate, or abuse anyone.

Your Contributions are not used to harass or threaten (in the legal sense) any other person and to promote violence.

Your Contributions do not violate any applicable laws.

Your Contributions do not violate the privacy of any third party.

Your Contributions do not otherwise violate, or link to material that violates, any provision of these Terms of Use, or any applicable law or regulation.

Any use of the Website in violation of the foregoing violates these Terms of Use and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Website.

 

7. CONTRIBUTION LICENSE

By posting your Contributions to any part of the Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us an unrestricted, unlimited, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide right, and license to host, use, sell, resell, publish, retitle, store, display, translate, and distribute such Contributions in any media formats and through any media channels, for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, of such Contributions, and grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.

This license will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, and includes our use of your name, company name, and franchise name, as applicable, and any of the trademarks, trade names, logos, and personal and commercial images you provide.

We do not assert any ownership over your Contributions. You retain full ownership of all of your Contributions and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your Contributions. We are not liable for any statements or representations in your Contributions provided by you in any area on the Website. You are solely responsible for your Contributions to the Website and you expressly agree to exonerate us from any and all responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your Contributions.

We have the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to edit, redact, or otherwise change any Contributions.

 

8. SUBMISSIONS

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Website ("Submissions") provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Submissions.

 

9. SITE MANAGEMENT

We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to: (1) monitor the Website for violations of these Terms of Use; (2) take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates the law or these Terms of Use, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities; (3) in our sole discretion and without limitation, refuse, restrict access to, limit the availability of, or disable any of your Contributions; and (4) manage the Website in a manner designed to protect our rights and property.

 

10. PRIVACY POLICY

We care about data privacy and security. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy posted on the Website, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use. Please be advised the Website is hosted in Turkey. If you access the Website from any other region of the world with laws or other requirements governing personal data collection, use, or disclosure that differ from applicable laws in Turkey, then through your use of the Website, you are transferring your data to Turkey, and you agree to have your data transferred to and processed in Turkey.

 

11. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material available on the Website infringes upon any copyright you own or control, please immediately notify us using the contact information provided below (Notification). Please be advised that pursuant to applicable law you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations in a Notification. Thus, if you are not sure that material located on or linked to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.

 

12. TERM AND TERMINATION

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, DENY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE (INCLUDING BLOCKING CERTAIN IP ADDRESSES), TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR COVENANT CONTAINED IN THESE TERMS OF USE OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION. WE MAY TERMINATE YOUR USE OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SITE OR DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT AND ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION THAT YOU POSTED AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT WA ING, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION.

If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

 

13. MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS

We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Website at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Website. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Website without notice at any time. We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Website.

We cannot guarantee the Website will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Website, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Website at any time or for any reason without notice to you. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Website during any downtime or discontinuance of the Website. Nothing in these Terms of Use will be construed to obligate us to maintain and support the Website or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith.

 

14. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms shall be governed by and defined following the laws of Turkey. Tek Çeviri Tercüme Danışmanlık ve Bilişim Hizmetleri Ticaret Ltd Şti and yourself irrevocably consent that the courts of Turkey shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any dispute which may arise in connection with these terms.

 

15. DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Informal Negotiations

To expedite resolution and control the cost of any dispute, controversy, or claim related to these Terms of Use (each "Dispute" and collectively, the “Disputes”) brought by either you or us (individually, a “Party” and collectively, the “Parties”), the Parties agree to first attempt to negotiate any Dispute (except those Disputes expressly provided below) informally for at least thirty (30) days before initiating arbitration. Such informal negotiations commence upon written notice from one Party to the other Party.

Binding Arbitration

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question regarding its existence, validity, or termination, shall be referred to and finally resolved by the Intrn ational Commercial Arbitration Court under the European Arbitration Chamber (Belgium, Brussels, Avenue Louise, 146) according to the Rules of this ICAC, which, as a result of referring to it, is considered as the part of this clause. The number of arbitrators shall be two (2). The seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be Istanbul, Turkey. The language of the proceedings shall be Turkish. The governing law of the contract shall be the substantive law of Turkey.

Restrictions

The Parties agree that any arbitration shall be limited to the Dispute between the Parties individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (a) no arbitration shall be joined with any other proceeding; (b) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated on a class-action basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (c) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons.

Exceptions to Informal Negotiations and Arbitration

The Parties agree that the following Disputes are not subject to the above provisions conce ing informal negotiations and binding arbitration: (a) any Disputes seeking to enforce or protect, or conce ing the validity of, any of the intellectual property rights of a Party; (b) any Dispute related to, or arising from, allegations of theft, piracy, invasion of privacy, or unauthorized use; and (c) any claim for injunctive relief. If this provision is found to be illegal or unenforceable, then neither Party will elect to arbitrate any Dispute falling within that portion of this provision found to be illegal or unenforceable and such Dispute shall be decided by a court of competent jurisdiction within the courts listed for jurisdiction above, and the Parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of that court.

 

16. CORRECTIONS

There may be information on the Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Website at any time, without prior notice.

 

17. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

19. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless, including our subsidiaries, affiliates, and all of our respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable atto eys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) your Contributions; (2) use of the Site; (3) breach of these Terms of Use; (4) any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use; (5) your violation of the rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; or (6) any overt harmful act toward any other user of the Website with whom you connected via the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate, at your expense, with our defense of such claims. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding which is subject to this indemnification upon becoming aware of it.

 

20. USER DATA

We will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Website for the purpose of managing the performance of the Website, as well as data relating to your use of the Website. Although we perform regular routine backups of data, you are solely responsible for all data that you transmit or that relates to any activity you have undertaken using the Website. You agree that we shall have no liability to you for any loss or corruption of any such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising from any such loss or corruption of such data.

 

21. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS, AND SIGNATURES

Visiting the Website, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Website, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, CONTRACTS, ORDERS, AND OTHER RECORDS, AND TO ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF NOTICES, POLICIES, AND RECORDS OF TRANSACTIONS INITIATED OR COMPLETED BY US OR VIA THE SITE. You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances, or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of credits by any means other than electronic means.

 

22. MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Website or in respect to the Website constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms of Use operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. We may assign any or all of our rights and obligations to others at any time. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay, or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control. If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms of Use or use of the Website. You agree that these Terms of Use will not be construed against us by virtue of having drafted them. You hereby waive any and all defenses you may have based on the electronic form of these Terms of Use and the lack of signing by the parties hereto to execute these Terms of Use.

 

23. CONTACT US

In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Website or to receive further information regarding use of the Website, please contact us at:

Tek Çeviri Tercüme Danışmanlık ve Bilişim Hizmetleri Ticaret Ltd Şti

Barbaros Bulvarı No:10/3 Beşiktaş

Istanbul 34353

Turkey

Phone: 0090 212 236 0628

E-mail: info@tektranslate.com

Last update: April 01, 2023