ISTANBUL ARBITRATION WEEK (“ISTAW“) users who use the website at https://istaw.com/ (“Site”) are deemed to have accepted the following terms:
The web pages on our site and all associated pages at https://istaw.com/ are owned by ISTANBUL ARBITRATION WEEK (“ISTAW”). By using the services provided on the Site, users (“User”) acknowledge and agree that they are subject to the following terms. By accessing and continuing to use the services on the site, the User represents and warrants that they have the legal capacity, authority, and legal competence to enter into a contract according to the applicable laws, that they are 18 years of age or older, that they have read and understood this agreement, and that they are bound by the terms stated in this agreement. This agreement imposes rights and obligations on the parties related to the subject matter of the site, and when the parties accept this agreement, they acknowledge, declare, and undertake to fulfill the mentioned rights and obligations in a complete, accurate, and timely manner, in accordance with the terms requested in this agreement.
Rights and Obligations
Intellectual Property Rights
Disclaimer of Warranty
This provision of the agreement will be valid to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. The services provided by ISTAW are provided “as is” and “as available,” without any warranties,
express or implied, including but not limited to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, regarding the products, services, or applications (including all information contained therein). ISTAW does not provide any explicit or implied warranties, whether statutory or otherwise, in relation to the products, services, or applications.
Registration and Security
The User is obligated to provide accurate, complete, and up-to-date registration information. Failure to do so will be considered a violation of this Agreement, and the User’s account may be closed without prior notice.
The User is responsible for the security of their password and account on the site and third-party sites. ISTAW shall not be held liable for any data loss, security breaches, or damage to hardwareand devices resulting from the User’s negligence in maintaining password and account security.
If the performance of obligations under this Agreement becomes impossible due to events beyond the control of the Parties, such as natural disasters, fires, explosions, civil wars, wars,uprisings, public movements, mobilization, strikes, lockouts, epidemics, infrastructure and internet failures, power outages (collectively referred to as “compelling reason “), the Parties shall not be held responsible. During this period, the rights and obligations arising from this Agreement are suspended.
Integrity and Enforceability of the Agreement
If any provision of this agreement becomes partially or entirely invalid, the remaining provisions of the agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.
Changes to the Agreement
ISTAW may, at any time, partially or entirely modify the services offered on the site and the terms of this agreement. The changes will be effective from the date they are published on the site. It is the responsibility of the User to keep track of any changes. By continuing to use the services provided, the User is deemed to have accepted these changes.
All notifications related to this Agreement, to be sent to the Parties, will be made through the known email address of ISTAW and the email address provided by the User in the membership form. The User acknowledges that the address provided during registration is a valid address for notifications and agrees to inform the other Party in writing within 5 days in case of any changes. Otherwise, notifications sent to this address will be considered valid.
In any disputes arising between the Parties regarding transactions related to this agreement, ISTAW’s books, records, documents, computer records, and fax records shall be accepted as conclusive evidence in accordance with the Law on Civil Procedure numbered 6100. The User agrees not to object to these records.
Resolution of Disputes
For any disputes arising from the implementation or interpretation of this Agreement, the Ankara Courts and Execution Offices shall have jurisdiction.