Terms & Conditions

These webpages are strictly for informational purposes and nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of a lawyer. The content of these webpages consists of general information based on Turkish law and legislation, and does not provide any advice, suggestion, legal counseling, or legal assistance. The delivery of this information does not constitute a lawyer-client relationship. Refugee Rights Turkey and Refugee Solidarity Network are not responsible for any damage that may occur as a result of direct or indirect use of any information, content, text and other materials in this website. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws frequently change.  The content of these websites might not reflect the latest information, so visitors should consult with a legal representative before taking further action.

Additionally, we respect your privacy, and we want you to understand what types of data are collected and processed when you visit our websites.  

The only data we collect is through Google Analytics, in order to learn how our visitors find our site, and which pages they use the most. We cannot personally identify you with this information. You can learn more about our Privacy Policy and site’s Terms and Conditions below. If you have questions, you can contact Refugee Solidarity Network or Refugee Rights Turkey.

 Terms and Conditions

  1. Terms

By accessing the websites at www.multecihaklari.info and www.refugeerights.info, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in these websites are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

      2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Refugee Solidarity Network (RSN) and Refugee Rights Turkey’s (RRT) websites for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by RSN and/or RRT at any time.

        3. Disclaimer

The materials on RSN and RRT’s websites are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. RSN and RRT make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaim and negate all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, RSN and RRT do not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on their websites or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

      4. Limitations

In no event shall RSN and RRT or its providers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to service interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on RSN and RRT’s websites, even if RSN and RRT or a RSN and RRT authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

       5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on RSN and RRT’s websites could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. RSN and RRT do not warrant that any of the materials on its websites are accurate, complete or current. RSN and RRT may make changes to the materials contained on their websites at any time without notice. However, RSN and RRT do not make any commitment to update the materials.

       6. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York in the United States, the laws of the Republic of Turkey, and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”), and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the relevant Country, State, or location.

Privacy Policy

We value your trust and take your privacy and protection of user information seriously. Furthermore, we treat user information as private and confidential. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how we treat user information collected via our websites.

What Information We Collect and How We Use User Information

Tracking Information

When you access our websites, we capture, record and retain general data about your use of our websites including, without limitation, your domain name, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the name and location of the web page from which you entered our websites, the locations you visit within our websites and the amount of time you spend on each page of our websites (collectively, “Tracking Information”). We use Tracking Information to help administer, update and enhance our websites.

Google Analytics

In order to assist us in analyzing our websites’ traffic, we also use Google Analytics.  For more information on how Google Analytics may use personal information, please click this link to be directed to the page, “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.”

Cookies

“Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a web server to a web browser that enable a web server to identify users that visit a websites hosted by the server. We use Cookies to identify visitors on the websites so that we can provide you more customized information and services. The RSN and RRT websites uses Google Analytics cookies to help us analyze how visitors use the site. At your discretion, you may configure your web browser not to accept cookies from our websites. However, if you do not accept cookies from our websites, you may lose access to the websites or experience decreased performance of the websites.

European Data Collection Rights

RSN and RRT may serve individuals from within the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  In order to carry out work with these individuals, we may transfer personal information from individuals (“Data Subjects”) located within the EEA.  Personal information that may be collected by us from a Data Subject in the EEA includes IP addresses of users and information provided by tracking cookies about how users interact with our websites.

All individuals whose personal information is held by RSN and RRT have the right to:

  • ask what information RSN and RRT holds about them and why;
  • ask for a copy of such information or access to such information;
  • be informed how to correct or keep that information up to date; and
  • be informed on how RSN and RRT are meeting its data protection obligations.

Furthermore, for data collected in the EEA, data subjects have the right to:

  • ask for a copy of such information to be sent to a third party;
  • ask for data to be erased if possible and required under the GDPR;
  • ask for processing of personal information to be restricted if possible and required under GDPR;
  • object to processing of personal information if possible and required under GDPR;
  • object to automated decision-making where applicable; and contact a supervisory authority in the EEA to lodge a complaint regarding RSN and RRT’s processing of your personal information.

Transfers Abroad

In connection with the services provided on our websites, we may transfer your personal data outside the EEA, including to a jurisdiction which is not recognized by the European Commission as providing for an equivalent level of protection for personal data as is provided for in the European Union. If and to the extent that we do so, we will ensure that appropriate measures are in place to comply with our obligations under applicable law governing such transfers. These may include executing Model Clauses approved for this purpose by the European Commission or, in respect of transfers from the EU to the United States of America, ensuring that the transfer is covered by the EU-US Privacy Shield framework pursuant to European Commission Decision 2010/87/EC. If you would like to receive further details of the measures that we have taken in this regard, please contact us at [email protected] and/or [email protected]

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy, please email us at: [email protected] and/or [email protected]

 

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