Terms of Use

  • This site, which is published in English and Turkish language belongs to and is operated by ALH Bilişim Teknolojileri Tic. Paz. AŞ. Hereby, legal conditions will be referred to as istanbul.com. All kinds of visual and written materials and applications in istanbul.com are provided in whole or in part by istanbul.com, and related institutions and organizations.
  • All content available in istanbul.com is protected by international copyright laws and by trademark laws. Any content and application in this site including codes and software can not be changed, copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded to another computer, posted, transmitted or distributed.
  • While sending messages or files by electronic means, entering data or using any other form of communication via istanbul.com, it is deemed to be given a permanent, non-exclusive, unrestricted worldwide license with no obligation to pay royalty to istanbul.com. Under this license, istanbul.com shall be entitled to perform the substances listed below:
  • To use, copy, sublicense to others, to adapt, transmit, to convey over or present each type of communication to public.
  • To license third parties to use the above-described communication rights freely and without any restrictions.
  • These above-described rights cover the right to use all the property rights, including but not limited to, copyright in all valid legislation areas, trademark, and service mark or patent law rights.
  • istanbul.com provides links and diverters to web sites, which are administered by third parties. istanbul.com does not operate or control the information, products and services to be used in any way in websites of third parties whom it has cooperation with.
  • istanbul.com can not guarantee that the functions in its contents are uninterrupted or faultless, or cannot guarantee that the problematic features will be remedied or this website, including forums and the service units which make them accessible, or that they are free from virus or any other harmful elements.   
  • istanbul.com does not guarantee at all the precision, accuracy, punctuality, reliability or any other points of the use or the results of the use of items in this website or the websites of third parties. Users are deemed to have accepted from the start to take on the costs of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction by visiting istanbul.com. 
  • istanbul.com does not control the messages, information or files sent to forum areas which enable the users to share information  and interact in real time. While using this website and the forum areas , user will be assumed to have accepted from the start that the following conditions are met:
  • Not to prevent another user from using forum areas, chat rooms and other   interactive areas or using them freely.
  • Not to send or forward information with any illegal, threatening, offensive, insults, profanity, and defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, offensive or immoral content including messages of any sort or kind which leads to or encourages a case that will constitute a crime, will require a follow-up from a legal perspective, or that would conflict with the law at local or regional level, across the country or at the international level.
  • Not to send or forward any information, software or any other item which will violate privacy or broadcasting rights of any other person, that violates or contradict other’s rights without prior permission from the owner or the rightsholder including the items adapted from the ones which are protected or described by copyrights, trademark rights or by other proprietary rights or in these classes.
  • Not to send or forward any information, software or other material which contain a virus or other harmful elements.
  • Not to mail, forward or not to use any information, software or materials bearing commercial purposes or containing advertisements.
  • While using this service, users are assumed to have accepted from the start that istanbul.com does not bear any obligation to control forum areas, chat rooms and other interactive areas.
  • Nevertheless, istanbul.com always reserves the right to change, refuse to broadcast or cease broadcasting of any information and item decided wholly or partially contrary to above terms and conditions, moreover reserves the right to reveal any information in order to fulfill any potential legal, administrative or governmental request.
  • istanbul.com does not assume any personal, legal and criminal responsibility on direct or indirect,  financial and / or moral, negative and / or positive damages and potential damages and costs  associated with the use of information, comments and statistical forms and values existing in the website Istanbul.com.
  • Personal information (e-mail addresses, birthdates etc.) which is supplied from users in order to give membership and personalization services in website istanbul.com is aimed to offer services and is not shared with third parties unless demanded by users.
  • The preparers of any content, employees of this website, the people and institutions entitled by Istanbul.com do not assume legal and criminal responsibility on any financial and moral damages resulting from nonconformance with these relevant conditions in the future resulting after reading them or without reading them.
  • Hereby, istanbul.com owns the right to change and update these terms and conditions unilaterally at any time without having to give prior notice. 
  • You are assumed to have read and accepted all the warnings and statements above from the moment you have entered istanbul.com.
  • This agreement is valid until it is terminated by istanbul.com, at any time, without prior notice.