Terms and Conditions
Welcome to use e-Halal Expo online service (hereinafter “Service”). Discover Events (hereinafter “Organizer” or “we”) provides the Service to an event attendee (hereinafter “Attendee”, “User”, or “you”). An Attendee may participate in professional events (hereinafter “Event” or “Events”) arranged by organizers using the Service (hereinafter “Organizer” or “Company”).
These terms (hereinafter “Attendee Terms”) apply to the legal relationship between the Attendee and the Company, when the Attendee uses the Service. When the Organizer uses the Service to arrange Events, the legal relationship between them and the Company is governed by the Organizer Terms.
The Attendee accepts these Attendee Terms as legally binding (hereinafter “Agreement”) by registering into the Service or by using the Service. The Agreement is therefore a contract, which creates legally binding terms between the Attendee and the Company.
The Company reserves the right to change the Agreement. The Company shall notify the User through email or the Service of such changes. The changes shall take effect 14 days after the notification. By using the Service after the changes, the User accepts the changes as legally binding.
Only natural persons may use the Service as Attendees. However, the Service may not be used, and the agreement may not be accepted, if (a) the Attendee is legally incompetent and/or (b) the Attendee is prohibited from using the Service under any applicable law. By creating an account into the Service (hereinafter “Account”) and by using the Service, the Attendee warrants that he/she is legally qualified and entitled to enter into a binding legal relationship with the Company in the form of the Agreement and in compliance with applicable legislation.
- CREATING AN ACCOUNT
The User may create an Account through the Service.
When registering, the User must truthfully provide the information required by the Service. The accuracy of the information provided by the Organizer can be reviewed by the Company during the registration process.
Users are solely responsible for all activities performed through the Account and for the safe use of the password, maintenance, confidentiality and all other such matters in regard to their Account. If the User becomes aware that someone else has used the User’s Account, the User must notify the Organizer immediately of the matter through email.
- LICENSE AND PROVISION OF EVENTS
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Organizer hereby grants the User a personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable and non-transferable license (“License”) to use the Service in accordance with this Agreement on a mobile telephone, tablet, computer or other device (each, a “Device”) that User owns or controls.
You agree not to, and shall not permit any third party to: (i) sublicense, redistribute, sell, lease, lend or rent the Service; (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, dissemble, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the platform; (iii) copy (except for back-up purposes), modify, adapt, alter, improve or create derivative works of the software or any part thereof; (iv) use the Company’s name, logo or trademarks in any other context except for using the Service without our prior written consent; (v) use the Service or software to violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, or for any unlawful, harmful, irresponsible or inappropriate purpose, or in any manner that breaches this Agreement; and/or engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Service.
All payment information and payment methods will be specified and presented through the Service and the Exhibitor/Sponsor Participation Contract provided by the Organizer.
- RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE USER
Attendee is solely responsible for his/her actions in the Events. Attendee must act accordingly, lawfully and truthfully in all Events he/she participates in.
The User is solely responsible for his/her electronic devices, communication devices and other such devices and matters such as hardware condition, internet connection, antivirus, backup, and other similar issues.
The User agrees to use the Service only for the purposes permitted by the Agreement and any applicable laws, regulations or generally accepted policies or guidelines in the relevant jurisdiction.
It is forbidden to choose a username for the Account that violates good practice and/or violates the rights of others. We have the right to delete an Account if a User violates this Agreement, law or good practice or has not signed into the Service for 12 months.
The User agrees not to take up any actions that disturbs or in any other way hinders the Service or its servers or networks.
The Service may contain links to third party websites. When you visit third party websites, you do so on your own responsibility and risk.
The User agrees not to send, transmit or store material through the Service that is in violation of good practice or law. The User also agrees not to incite others to engage in any such activities. Furthermore, the User agrees not violate anyone’s intellectual property rights through the Service.
The Company owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Service, and in all content, trademarks, trade names, service marks and other intellectual property rights related thereto. The Service contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of the Company and its licensors. You agree to not copy, modify, transmit, create any derivative works from, make use of, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or other intellectual property or proprietary information accessible through the Service, without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Company. You agree to not remove, obscure or otherwise alter any proprietary notices appearing on any content, including copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices.
If the User does not comply with this Agreement, the Company may terminate the Agreement with direct legal effect, cancel the Account of the User and implement any other similar procedure.
When and if the Organizer is joint controller of the Attendee’s personal data with the Company in accordance with the applicable Privacy Notice, the Attendee understands and accepts that if an Organizer transfers the Attendee’s personal data to the Organizer’s sponsors for marketing purposes, the Organizer shall be solely in charge of such personal data transfers and possible latter personal data processing activities. The Attendee understands and accepts that the Company takes no part in those personal data transfers nor any other related personal data processing activities, and therefore the Attendee also understands and accepts that the Company does not act as a controller, a joint controller or a processor for personal data processing activities relating to the personal data transfers between the Organizer and the Organizer’s sponsors. If the Attendee’s rights in relation to personal data are infringed by only one of the joint controllers, the Attendee shall direct all claims to the infringing joint controller. If the Attendee suffers harm by personal data processing activities of either the Company or the Organizer, the Attendee shall direct all claims to the infringing party.
- RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMPANY
The Company operates only and solely as the administrator of the Service. The Company is not responsible for the availability, redemption, marketing or any related obligations of the Events or liabilities, errors, reliability, damages or any other matters related to the Events. The Company is also not responsible for the use, obstruction or content of the Events, nor for the actions of the Organizers or Attendees in the Events or before the Events, or for the activities of Organizer s or Attendees in the Service.
Under no circumstances shall the Company be liable for accidents, damages or crimes related to the Service. Under no circumstances shall the Company be liable for any direct or indirect damages in any manner in connection with the Service or the use, information and notices available through the Service. The Company is also not liable for any damages or other disadvantages that may be caused to the User or third parties by incorrect or insufficient user information.
The Company is not responsible for any losses arising from the use of the Service. Users agree to be solely responsible for any failure to comply with their obligations under this Agreement and for their consequences.
The Company does not express or imply warranties or representations about the operation of features of the Service, and the Company does not promise that the Service will function without interruptions or errors. The Company is not responsible for any damages to the User or third parties caused by the use, malfunctions, technical defects or malicious software of the Service or third-party links or any other such causes.
The Company has a right to disable the Service or a part of it due to maintenance, installation, modification, public order and safety, system overload or other similar cause. The Company may terminate (permanently or temporarily) the provision of the Service (or any part of it), either to the User or Users generally, entirely at the Companies own discretion and without prior notice.
The service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranties of any kind including, without limitation, representations, warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and those arising by statute or from a course of dealing or usage of trade.
The Service may also enable you to view, access, communicate and interact with third party sources, meaning e.g. third party websites and services. We do not assume any responsibility for the content, actions or practices of, any such sources. Your interaction with such a source and your use of, and reliance upon, any content provided by such sources is at your sole discretion and risk.
The Company is not responsible for the content of the Service or its correctness, except for the content generated by The Company. Thus, the Company is not responsible for e.g. information the Users or the Organizers disclose through the Service.
The Company has the right to remove material (i) that has been denied or reported by the Company in the Service, or (ii) which, according to the Company is unlawful, contrary to good practice or this Agreement, inappropriate or erroneous, or (iii) harmful to the Company, Users or third parties. The Company also has the right to remove material from the Service if the material contains any legally questionable or offensive information or content that is inappropriate for the Company.
The Company has the right to use the co-operation between the Organizer and the Company in its own marketing and as a reference, in accordance with good practice.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, in no event will the Company, its affiliates, business partners, licensors or service providers be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, reliance, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, loss of goodwill, damages for loss, corruption or breaches of data or programs, service interruptions and procurement of substitute services, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the Company’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to the Company for the Service within the three (3) months preceding the date of bringing a claim.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain damages, so some or all of the exclusions and limitations in this Section may not apply to you.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and our affiliates, and our respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of, or inability to use, the Service; (ii) your violation of this Agreement; and (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any intellectual property rights or data protection right.
- DATA PROTECTION
You may have the right to use the below listed data protection rights. The contacts concerning the rights shall be submitted to the controller’s contact person. Your rights can be put into action only when you have been satisfactorily identified.
Right to inspect
The data subject has the right to inspect what, if any, data the controller has stored of her/him.
Right to rectify and erasure
The data subject has a right to request the controller to rectify or erase the personal data concerning the data subject on the grounds provided by law.
Right to restriction of processing
The data subject can request the controller to restrict the processing of the personal data concerning the data subject on the grounds provided by law.
Right to data portability
The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning her/him, which he/she has provided to the controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format where the processing is based on consent or a contract.
Right to object
Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning her/him for such marketing.
Where personal data are processed on the basis of the legitimate interests of the controller, the data subject shall have the right to object the processing of personal data concerning her/him for such purposes in accordance with the law.
Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
The data subject shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.
Right to withdraw consent
Where the legal basis for the processing of personal data is the consent of the data subject, the data subject shall have the right to withdraw her/his consent.
- TERM AND TERMINATION
This Agreement enters into force once the User accepts this Agreement or uses the Service.
This Agreement is valid for indefinitely. The User may terminate this Agreement with immediate effect by email or through the Service. By terminating this Agreement, the User is not however exempt from the obligations he/she has undertaken under this Agreement prior to the termination.
Upon the termination of this Agreement, the Company shall close the User’s Account and remove any material the User has posted through the Service if the User can be identified with that material.
- GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES
This Agreement and the relationship between the User and the Company shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Turkey without regard to its principles and rules on conflict of laws.
If the Attendee has a dispute with the Organizer, the Attendee has to settle the dispute with the Organizer itself.
Disputes arising from the Agreement shall primarily be settled through negotiations. Secondarily, Attendee may seek to settle disputes arising from this Agreement at Istanbul Courts.
You do not have the permission to surrender, transfer or sublicense this Agreement unless you obtain prior written consent from the Company. The Company has the unilateral right to assign, transfer or delegate any or all of its rights and obligations under the Agreement.
You agree that if the Company does not exercise or enforce any legal rights under the Agreement (e.g. the right to compensation), it does not imply that the Company formally waives its rights, nevertheless the Company still has the right to exercise its rights.
You agree that any cause of action that you may have arising out of or related to this Agreement must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
If, by a court decision, any provision of this Agreement is declared void, then only that invalid provision will be removed from the Agreement, in which case the Agreement will continue to be valid.
Sections 4 – 8 and 10 shall prevail and stay in force even after the termination of the Agreement.
- USAGE RULES
If you are using the software from a third party mobile device platform or service provider (“Distributor”), please be aware that the Distributor may have established usage rules which also govern your use of the software and the Service (“Usage Rules.”). We specifically refer to the Usage Rules of certain Distributors in the Section 14 below entitled ‘Distributor Requirements and Usage Rules’, but other Usage Rules may be applicable depending on where the software has been downloaded from.
You acknowledge that, prior to downloading the Service from a Distributor or using the Service, you have had the opportunity to review and understand, and will comply with, its Usage Rules. The Usage Rules that are applicable to your use of the software and the Service are incorporated into this Agreement by this reference. You represent that you are not prohibited by any applicable Usage Rules and/or applicable law from using the Service; if you are unable to make such a representation you are prohibited from installing and/or using the Service. You agree that any right to refund under the Usage Rules shall not apply to Payments you pay for the Service under Section 4.
- DISTRIBUTOR REQUIREMENTS AND USAGE RULES
If you use the Service from the Apple, Inc. (“Apple”) or Android Inc. (“Android”), without derogating from the warranty disclaimers and limitation of liability as set forth in the Agreement:
You acknowledge and agree that:
- This Agreement is concluded between the Company and you only, and not with Apple/Android, and the Company and its licensors, and not Apple/Android, is solely responsible for the software and the content thereof.
- Your use of the Service is also subject to the Usage Rules established by Apple/Android, effective as of the date that you enter into this Agreement.
- The Company is solely responsible for providing any maintenance and support services with respect to the Service, as specified in this Agreement, or as required under applicable law. Apple/Android has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the Service;
- The Company is solely responsible for any product warranties, whether express or implied by law, to the extent not effectively disclaimed. In the event of any failure of the Service to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify Apple/Android. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Apple/Android will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the Service, and, any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be the Company’s sole responsibility;
- The Company, and not Apple/Android, is responsible for addressing any product claims you, or any third party, may have relating to the Service or your possession and/or use of the Service;
- In the event of any third party claim that the Service or your possession and use of the Service infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, Apple/Android shall not be responsible for the investigation defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim;
- Apple/Android, and its subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Apple/Android will have the right (and will be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce this Agreement against you as a third party beneficiary thereof.
You represent and warrant that: (a) you are not located in a country that is subject to the Turkish Government embargo, or that has been designated by the Turkish Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (b) you are not listed on any Turkish Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.