“İstanbul Modern” : İstanbul Modern Sanat Vakfı İstanbul Modern Sanat Müzesi İktisadi İşletmesi,
“Website” : the website www.istanbulmodern.org and all pages within it,
“Visitor(s)” : the person(s) visiting www.istanbulmodern.org,
“Services” : transactions executed through www.istanbulmodern.org by the Visitor/Registered User,
“Registered User” : visitors who are registered users with a login to the website www.istanbulmodern.org and/or visitors who have registered through the website to applications such as newsletters.
The Visitor/Registered User agrees and undertakes in advance to comply with legal provisions, rules and regulations and agrees and undertakes in advance not to violate these while using the Website. Otherwise, the Visitor/Registered User shall be bound absolutely and exclusively by all civil and criminal liabilities that may arise.
Upon visiting the website www.istanbulmodern.org, non-personal information regarding the visit may be collected and recorded. Data such as time and duration of visit, pages viewed, data received from the pages, amount of bytes transferred, or the last page visited prior to exiting the website may be used for statistical analysis necessary to improve the services provided by the website.
While open to all Visitors, the Website contains certain sections that allow viewing and participation solely by Registered Users. Only logged in Registered Users can use these sections. Personal information gathered when a Registered User is logged in may include the following: name, surname, title, name of company/organization, email address, contact information such as phone and fax numbers and full mailing address; information that can serve to customize and facilitate the use of the Website such as login and technical data; information to help us determine how best to answer questions and meet needs regarding products and services and pertaining to orders placed; event registration information and feedback obtained from the website and on products and services in general. Failure to provide this information may prevent access to services requiring Registered Users to log in or provision of other information mentioned above as well as fulfillment of transactions.
When logged in with a Registered User ID, data retrieved may be linked to the Registered User ID so as to determine the user’s interest in products and services. In addition, standard data sent from browsers to all visited websites may also be collected, including Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, browser capabilities and language, operating system, the date and time the website was accessed, and other websites from which the Website was accessed. Istanbul Modern and third party service providers may use a standard technology called "cookies" to collect data about how the Website is used. Cookies are stored on your computer and help recognize the browser on the computer used by a Visitor returning to our website. For example, cookies may be used to save username and passwords used to log in to a Registered User account. Thus, the name and the email address used on the same computer will be “remembered” on your next visit in order to speed up and simplify the process. “Session cookies” may also be used at times to improve navigation through the website. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed and once they expire they do not retain any information about the Visitor/Registered User. If you do not wish cookies to collect information you must change your browser preferences. Please note that if you opt out of cookies, you may not be able to use certain services provided by the Website.
All security measures have been taken to protect the Website against viruses and other malicious software. Nevertheless, to ensure ultimate security, Visitors/Registered Users need to run a local anti-virus protection system to ensure that they are fully protected. In this context, Visitors/Registered Users agree to take on all responsibility for any software and operating system error that may arise upon entering the Website and for direct or indirect consequences that may result.
Istanbul Modern does not guarantee that the Website will always be accessible or error-free or that specific results will be achieved when connecting to the Website or accessing its contents. Furthermore, the services on the Website are offered to the Visitor/Registered User “as is,” without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including fitness for a particular purpose, uninterrupted availability, updating, functionality, reliability, and accuracy. Istanbul Modern does not guarantee that the Website is free of viruses or similar contamination or destructive features. Istanbul Modern cannot be held responsible for any damage that may arise from using the Website.
Personal information requested from the Visitor when logging in to www.istanbulmodern.org as a Registered User will not be shared with any person or institution other than Istanbul Modern and its supporters or sponsors. This information will be used to notify users about news and events according to their interests and to inform them about Istanbul Modern events, exhibitions, and services, departments such as the restaurant, shop, and cinema, or about products and Website updates. Registered Users hereby agree and declare that they allow Istanbul Modern, its supporters, and sponsors to present them product and service promotions, advertisements, special offers, benefits, surveys, and other customer satisfaction tools. Unless otherwise specified, Registered Users hereby agree and declare that they allow Istanbul Modern, its supporters, and sponsors to contact them via communication channels such as the Internet, email, e-newsletters, telephone and SMS. If Registered Users wishes to change their data-sharing preferences, they may notify this request in writing to Istanbul Modern. In case of changes in their contact information, Registered Users may update their information on the Website at any time.
Registered Users agree, declare, and undertake that all information they provide is accurate, that it contains no information belonging to other persons or information that may be misleading for Istanbul Modern. In the contrary case, all responsibility belongs to the Registered User.
Istanbul Modern cannot be held responsible under any name for incorrect updates or delayed revision of information on the Website or for any errors, omissions, or changes that may occur.
Istanbul Modern reserves the right to change, at any time, the Website and the services and content offered on it; to add a “blog” to the Website, and to delete information uploaded to the system by Visitors/Registered Users or block access to it by third parties, including the Visitor/Registered User. Istanbul Modern may use this right at any time and without any prior notice.
When it deems necessary, Istanbul Modern may temporarily suspend or entirely terminate services provided on the Website or the Website itself. Istanbul Modern shall by no means be responsible toward Visitors/Registered Users for the temporary suspension or termination of services or the Website.
Persons under the age of 18 cannot be Registered Users and cannot shop on the Website. In the event that a minor becomes a Registered User or shops on the Website despite this prohibition, Istanbul Modern cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, or other request.
Istanbul Modern does not store any personal information pertaining to the Visitor on the Website. The information stored is purely statistical and does not include any personal information.
All personal information belonging to Registered Users is stored in a secure area. Personal information belonging to Registered Users, such as credit card information, is protected by Secure Server Software (SSL). When logged in on the Website, it is the sole responsibility of the Registered User to ensure username and password security and not disclose this information to other persons.
As a precaution, credit card information is not stored in the system during purchasing transactions.
During transactions carried out through www.istanbulmodern.org, at a certain point you will be asked to log in as a Registered User and provide personal information to complete the transaction. If using a public computer, you must log out after completing the transaction. Registered Users must not share with others the password they have created or changed. The Registered User is the sole and exclusive owner of the password. Otherwise, Istanbul Modern shall not be responsible for transactions carried out by third parties through the Registered User’s transactions or services purchased.
Information about your name or address will not be shared with other persons or institutions other than Istanbul Modern supporters or sponsors unless otherwise noted during registration or unless mandated by law. In the event that a third person or institution applies with a court order or other legal document requesting the disclosure of the identity of the Visitor/Registered User, this information will be provided to fulfill legal obligations.
In case a legal entity is changed or transferred to another legal entity for whatever reason, the Registered Users and contact information are transferred to the successor.
Istanbul Modern always reserves the right to share your personal information with public security and other official authorities upon their legal request.
Content Provided and Other Website Links
This Website may contain links to other websites. Istanbul Modern is in no way responsible for the privacy practices or contents of these websites or for their third party privacy policies and practices.
Istanbul Modern may in no way be held responsible for any loss or damage that may arise, directly or indirectly, from accessing or using a website linked from our Website.
Visitor/Registered User Relations
Istanbul Modern is in no way liable for information published on the Website or transactions based on this information, for any announced events that are unsuccessful, for communication failures, or for the inability to access the Website for whatever reason and for loss and/or damage that may result from computer viruses. By publishing the Website we make no warranty or representation in relation to any person and/or institution on any subject. Visitors/Registered Users of this Website are fully responsible for any decisions they may make in the light of information included on this Website.
Intellectual Property Rights
Istanbul Modern contains information and materials which are subject to intellectual property rights that belong either to Istanbul Modern or to third parties. These information and materials include but are not limited to works of art, designs, brands, logos, texts, photographs, graphics, sound and music. All intellectual property rights related to these subjects belong to Istanbul Modern or their rightful owners; all rights are reserved. No Visitor/Registered User may in any way modify, copy partially or completely, reproduce, publish, sell or communicate to the public any content or material on the Website; he/she may not use or have another person use the Website in any way other than visiting the Website as an individual user or to perform Registered User activities, nor can he/she help or assist other persons in using it in an unlawful way. The Visitor/Registered User also agrees not to use or attempt to use any tool, software or method in order to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of Istanbul Modern or of its Website, and also agrees that any such attempt is a violation of the law.
Visitors/Registered Users hereby agree that any dispute regarding the use of the Website is subject to the laws of the Republic of Turkey. In the event of any dispute, Istanbul (Central) Courts and Enforcement Offices shall have jurisdiction.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms, you may send them via email to email@example.com. Please note that email communications will not necessarily be secure and any information transmitted via email may be seen by third parties. Istanbul Modern cannot guarantee, under any circumstance, the security of information transmitted via email. Therefore, you should never share your credit card information or any other sensitive information in your email correspondence with us.