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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Access to and use of this website,, (which hereinafter may be referred to as “Kalkan Turkish Local News” or “KTLN” or “we”), is provided subject to the following terms and conditions.

By accepting the Terms of Use during the Kalkan Turkish Local News (KTLN) registration process you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of KTLN.  If you do not agree to be legally bound by the following terms in their entirety you are not authorised to use KTLN and you should not access, use and/or contribute to KTLN. 

From time to time we may change these Terms of Use.  Any such changes will be published on KTLN.  If you do not wish to agree to be legally bound by the amended Terms of Use in their entirety please do not continue to access, use and/or contribute to KTLN.

In accessing any part of KTLN, you agree:
    •    not to use this website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of this website by other users;
    •    not to upload, display or transmit any materials through this website which are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world;
    •    not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this website or attempt to transmit to or via this website any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; and
    •    not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this website and entered by or relating to any third party user of this website.

Intellectual property rights

We own or are licensed to use all intellectual property rights in and to this website and all technical infrastructure relating to it. 


Material contained in this website may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal use provided that no trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part.  

Material contained in this website may not otherwise be copied, reproduced or redistributed in whole or in part without prior written consent from KTLN.  In particular it must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. All other rights are reserved and users must seek permission from KTLN before making any other use of material contained in this website.

If you are in any doubt about these terms, please ask KTLN first.  In some cases KTLN may be happy for you to use the content providing you acknowledge where it came from, however we do reserve the right to refuse permission.

You may make a link to the KTLN website without seeking permission first.


Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website was accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and we do not give any warranty that any such information will be accurate or complete at any particular time or at all.

This website and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis.  Where you rely on any information or other material contained in it, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.


By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with KTLN you agree to grant to KTLN, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for KTLN services.

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.

In order that KTLN can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK or Turkish laws, that you have the right to give KTLN permission to use it, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent / guardian if they are under 16.

We may show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible.  KTLN may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution.

If you do not want to grant KTLN the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to, or with KTLN.

Third party material

The KTLN website contains material submitted and created by third parties.  All third party material is published by KTLN in good faith.  KTLN does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of such material (nor is any warranty expressed or implied by publication) and KTLN specifically disclaims and excludes all liability to any person for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever or however arising from any error, omission or inaccuracy in such material, and KTLN takes no responsibility for such material.


In the event that you purchase or obtain any goods or services from a third party then your acquisition of any such goods or services will be in accordance with the third party's terms and conditions and KTLN will have no liability to you in respect of the same.

All product names mentioned on KTLN are the trademarks of their respective owners. Some documents may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information relating to that document or organisation. You agree that KTLN has not conferred by implication, or otherwise, any licence or right under any patent, trademark or copyright (except as expressly provided) of KTLN or of any third party.


Whilst KTLN will endeavour to ensure that the website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.  Access to the KTLN website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control, such as a prolonged failure in the electricity supply.


Links from this website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over, and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website.  We do not endorse any linked website.


This website has been designed and these terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.  Any dispute arising out of the accessing or use of this website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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