International and local access to and use of trtworld.com original domain names, the content of which are provided by TRT, is provided through the following:
You hereby agree to use trtworld.com only for lawful purposes, and not in a way, which violates, restricts or inhibits the usage rights of others. It is strictly forbidden to transmit any unsuitable and improper content, which may cause distress or inconvenience to other users and disrupt the normal flow of dialogue within the portals.
Changes – Updates of Site Terms
Copyright / Trademark
TRT operates trtworld.com and provides the content wholly or partially from TRT itself and other sources. The content of trtworld.com, along with all names, images and logos related to products and services of TRT and third parties are subject to national and international copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, duplicate, re-publish, post, transmit or distribute or download to your computer the contents including the codes and software of the above mentioned portals. You agree to use the contents only for personal and noncommercial purposes provided that copyright and property rights are reserved. Any of the articles herein may not be interpreted to enable illegal use of the contents of trtworld.com mentioned above.
You may not print, publish or rewrite to print or publish and either directly or indirectly distribute the contents of trtworld.com. If there is any conflict between these terms and specific terms appearing in contracts between TRT and its partners about redistribution of radio and television programs and other broadcast material than the terms in contracts shall prevail. You may not save the whole or parts of the content in your computer -except for personal and noncommercial purposes.
Submissions to TRT
Your contributions to TRT broadcasts, like a text, picture, video or audio, shall mean granting a world-wide valid license to TRT, together with the websites that international TRT users can access, to copy, adapt (including change and adaptation for operational and editorial purposes), transmit, publicize or present the related material without any obligation to pay for copyrights. TRT may share your contribution with some reliable third parties in specific occasions. The copyright for your contribution shall be on your account and not exclusive. You can still share the material with others. You shall confirm that your contribution is originally yours and does not contain humiliation and/or insult and violate Turkish laws and International laws, and that you have the right to authorize TRT to use the material for the abovementioned purposes and you have the consent of the person included in your work or of her/his parents/trustee if he/she is under 18.
Links to Websites
Trtworld.com may include links to other Internet sites that are operated by third persons. TRT shall not operate or supervise the information, products and services supplied and shall not explicitly or indirectly guarantee the contents and use of the contents in these sites.
Membership and Account
TRT shall delete all accounts of a user who is found to have more than one account in order to disturb other users or spoil the general order of forums.
Users must enter a valid email address, which they log in on a regular basis. TRT shall delete any registration made with temporary or third persons’ email addresses without notice.
If the address is found to be invalid TRT shall ask for renewal of the email address.
TRT shall reserve the right to delete any user account if it finds out that the user has access through proxy IP’s to disguise using multiple TRT accounts or that the user abuses any of the TRT services.
Trtworld.com may include feedback and forums providing a real time interaction among the users. TRT does not supervise the messages, information or files sent to those forums. You may not do the following while using the forums:
You may not restrict or block other users from using the forums, and other interactive fields,
You may not post or transmit any illegal, threatening, disturbing, humiliating, rude, pornographic or immoral information which infringes or even encourages breach of any national or international laws (including local and state level legislations), constitutes criminal act and contains libel and slander,
You may not post or transmit any information, software or other materials, including those protected through copyrights, trademark or property rights and those adapted from them, which infringe privacy or broadcasting rights of others, and override or contradict with rights of others without the owner’ or the copyright owner’ permission,
You may not post or transmit any kind of information, software or other materials which contain virus or any other damaging elements,
You may not post, transmit or use any information, software or material containing advertisements used for commercial purposes,
TRT shall not be bound to supervise the forums, and other interactive areas and you agree to TRT’s non-binding position for supervision by using these areas. However, TRT reserves the right to change, delete and make additions to any information and material for which it decides wholly or partially incompatible with the above mentioned conditions, to reject or ban its broadcasting as well as to announce any information when officially required for a legal or administrative proceeding.
It is strongly recommended that the users do not provide either his/her or third person’s telephone numbers, mail addresses, home addresses etc. while using forums, chat rooms and other interactive areas for their own safety.
Any distorted text, video, program and voice record or any illegal material shall not be shared and/or transmitted over trtworld.com.
It is strictly forbidden to stage or carry out an illegal protest or an activity or advertise to encourage such acts using trtworld.com.
It is vital that the content sent by the users to trtworld.com forums, chat rooms and other interactive areas be original. The contents sent shall not be against any national or international (including local and state level) copyright and trademark laws.
You should have your parents’ permission to use forums, and other interactive areas on trtworld.com if you are under the age of twelve.
It is highly recommended that you do not give any personal information like your school name, telephone number, home address etc. while using these areas.
“TRT Podcast” is TRT Content made available by TRT, which you can access, download, view and/or listen to through the TRT Podcast Website.
You may use the TRT Podcast website to access, download, view and/or listen to a TRT Podcast as made available by TRT for use on a compatible device.
TRT Content as made available by the TRT through a TRT Podcast must always be displayed using the TRT Podcast.
You may not directly or indirectly change, edit or add to the TRT Podcast in any way, nor combine the TRT Podcast with any other material.
You do not have the right to use any TRT Content or TRT mark/logo on your device or elsewhere except as provided in the TRT Podcast itself.
TRT RSS Feeds
“TRT RSS feeds” is a TRT Online Service provided by TRT. It is an RSS, API or other application, which is identified by TRT as a feed that enables you, or users of a Business User’s product or service, to access, view and/or listen to TRT Content.
You may use the TRT RSS Feed in order to display the TRT Content on your website, blog or other product or service.
You must display the TRT RSS Feeds that you subscribe to in full and accurately on your website, blog or other product or service. You may not directly or indirectly change, edit, add to or produce summaries of any TRT Content or any other content available at trtworld.com nor place any full-story TRT Content in an HTML frame-set.
You do not have the right to use any TRT Content or TRT mark/logo on your website, blog or other product or service or elsewhere except as provided in the TRT RSS Feed itself.
Video on Demand
Video on demand (VoD) is one of the dynamic features offered by Internet Protocol TV that allows users to select and watch video content of their choice on their TVs or computers.
You may use VoD to watch any video available on trtworld.com at any time of your choice.
You do not have the right to use any TRT Content or TRT mark/logo on your website, blog or other product or service or elsewhere except as provided on the VoD.
Embedded Youtube Videos
“TRT application” is a TRT Online Service developed and made available by TRT to enable you to access, view and/or listen to TRT Content.
TRT Applications can be used to download any subsequent updates made available by the TRT to access, view and/or listen to TRT Content on a compatible device.
TRT Content as made available by the TRT through an Application must always be displayed using that Application.
You may not directly or indirectly change, edit or add to or produce summaries of any TRT Content or other content available through Applications nor place any full-story TRT Content in an HTML frame- set.
You do not have the right to use any TRT Content or TRT mark/logo on your device or elsewhere except as provided in the Application itself.
The TRT site is provided as is. Its directors, employees, content providers, agents and affiliates exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any warranty, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose. TRT is not responsible for any damages of any sort arising from the use of the site or TRT content. The functions embodied on or in the materials of this site are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error. We make no warranty that the site or the TRT content is free from infection by viruses or anything properties. TRT uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of its content, however we give no warranty for the accuracy, correctness or reliability. The TRT site consists of a search feature. TRT disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory. TRT also disclaims responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall TRT, its directors, members, employees or agents be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contact, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the site, the services, TRT content or the materials contained in or accessed through the site, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by user on any information obtained from TRT, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of Allah, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to TRT records, programs or services. In no event shall the aggregate liability of TRT, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of the site exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to TRT for access or use of the site.
Applicable Law and Venue
During any case of dispute relating in any way to your use of the site shall be submitted to a trial in Ankara, Turkey, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate TRT intellectual property rights, TRT may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court in Ankara. The laws of the Republic of Turkey shall govern the cases mentioned above and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Turkey in respect of all disputes arising out of or in connection with them. However, nothing in this agreement shall limit the right of TRT to seek provisional, interim or protective relief in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Their TRT account(s) shall be deleted if the users continue to disobey the rules despite the notice. TRT reserves the right to provide the user information to the third parties (authorities, employers, school administrations etc.) in order to prevent the abuse of these areas.