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WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

A) Please read our ‘Website Terms of Use’ carefully before you use the Bizim Mutfak website (https://bizimmutfak.com.tr). All persons accessing the https://bizimmutfak.com.tr website (“Website”) shall be referred to as the “User,” and the website owner, Ajinomoto İstanbul San. ve Tic. A.Ş., shall be referred to as the “Company.”

B) The web pages on our site, and all pages linked to it (‘site’), are the property of and operated by Ajinomoto Company at https://bizimmutfak.com.tr. Users are subject to the following terms when using all the services offered on the site, and by continuing to use and utilize the services on the site, you acknowledge that you have the right, authorization and legal capacity to sign the contract, that you are over 18 years of age, and that you have read, understood, and are bound by the terms of this agreement. If you are a minor under Turkish law, or you are not authorized to use this website, or do not agree to the terms and conditions of this agreement, it is recommended that you stop using the website and exit the website immediately.

C) This agreement imposes related rights and obligations with respect to the site subject to the contract, and the parties to this Agreement hereby declare that they shall fulfill the rights and obligations mentioned in a complete, accurate, timely manner, and under the conditions required in this contract, by accepting this agreement.

D) All users who access and use the Website accept the Terms of Use (“Agreement”) unconditionally and irrevocably. Customers and users using this website are deemed to have accepted the following terms in relation to any processes they have made on the website:

D.1) Intellectual property rights and copyrights on all kinds of designs, trademarks, logos and sounds, images, articles and documents (hereinafter referred to as ‘Content’) on this site are the property of Ajinomoto İstanbul San. ve Tic. A.Ş., or used under a license agreement. All or any part of the Content on our Site may only be used by the owners or with the written permission thereof. It is forbidden to make changes to, copy, rent, lend, transmit and publish the Content without permission. Content obtained from this site may not be used for any commercial purposes.

D.2) Links from third party sites to this site may take you outside the Company’s web network. The Company assumes no liability for the content, accuracy or function of these sites. These links are provided in good faith. The Company is not responsible for any subsequent changes to the sites we link to. The Company and any third party involved in the creation, production, or communication of this site shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential losses or damages which may arise from access to or use of this site.

D.3) The users, who are members of our site and share recipes, bear full responsibility for any and all photos, videos or content they upload, and our Company bears no responsibility in this regard.

D.4) The Company does not guarantee the suitability of the Content contained on this site for any particular purpose. In addition, the Company cannot be held liable for any damage to your computer hardware or other assets, or for damages that may be caused by malicious software that may infect your computer systems due to the fact that you may access, use or download information and documents from this site.

D.5) Any comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics and other information you convey to us through the Internet may be used for commercial or non-commercial purposes without any payment to you or any other person. The Company is not obliged to keep such information confidential, except for job applications. In this sense, if any comments, suggestions, ideas, images or similar information are within the scope of a work in accordance with the provisions of the Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works No. 5846, as the member, you accept, declare and undertake that you are entitled to transfer the entirety of the financial rights under “processing, replicating, releasing and communicating to the public with devices used for representation and transfer signs/sounds and/or images”, and the authority to use the intangible rights under the name “the authority for releasing to the public, preventing changes being made to the work and for specifying the name”, and all other rights on this design that you have transferred, and you shall not make any claims against the Company for any rights, receivables, fees, etc. in exchange for the rights you transferred.

D.6) The Company cannot be held responsible for information submitted by parties under the age of 18 to the Company’s websites without the consent of their parents or guardians.

D.7) The Company always reserves the right to make any changes to the products and services presented, make improvements or changes to any and all other information, services, products and other Materials, or to terminate the Website at any time without any prior notification, and change the agreements and terms of use on the website at any time. The Company retains every right to edit, use and transfer the Website and the materials on the Website.

D.8) The Company agrees and undertakes that the services subject to the contract shall be made available to the user, provided that all conditions in the agreements are fulfilled, except in the event of technical failures that may occur within the website.

D.9) The user accepts that s/he shall not carry out reverse engineering in the use of the site or take any further action to find or obtain the source code of the site, otherwise s/he shall be liable for any damages arising to 3rd Persons and be subject to legal and criminal proceedings.

D.10) The user agrees that s/he shall not produce or share content violating general ethics and customs, laws, damaging the rights of third parties, misleading, aggressive, obscene, pornographic, damaging personal rights, violating copyrights or promoting illegal activities. Otherwise, s/he is responsible for all damages and the ‘Site’ authorities may suspend or terminate such accounts and reserve the right to commence legal proceedings. Therefore, it reserves the right to share information about any activity or user accounts if claims for information are received from the judicial authorities.

D.11) The members of the site are responsible for their relations with each other or with third parties, and the parties accept, declare and undertake that the Company shall not bear any responsibility in the event of any disputes arising due to these relations.

D.12) The user agrees, declares and undertakes that the terms and conditions in all agreements within the website (usage agreement, distant sales agreement, membership agreement, etc.) are binding for them, and that they shall comply with the terms and conditions set out within these terms of use and in all the contracts.

D.13) The user agrees, declares and undertakes that they shall not use the Website in such a way as to cause violation of the property rights of others, and shall not use any devices, mechanisms, software or scripts that may prevent the Website from running, including the installation of infected files, shall not carry out any illogical processes or processes that may overload the website infrastructure, block or change the contents created on the website, or shall not block the website in any way, shall not copy the information on the Website for commercial purposes, and shall, by no means whatsoever, access the networks of the Company and the Website in an unauthorized manner.

D.14) The Company does not warrant that the downloadable files contained on the Website are free of viruses, worms, trojans, or any other malicious code, software or materials such as trojans or other malicious code. The User agrees, declares and undertakes that they shall continue to use the Website in full knowledge and acceptance of this situation. The parties agree, declare and undertake that the Company bears no responsibility for any material, moral, legal and/or punitive damages that may be incurred by the User or third parties due to such malicious codes or materials, data inaccuracies or losses.

D.15) The user agrees, declares and undertakes that they assume all responsibility and risk arising from the use of the Website and/or the third parties, and that the Company bears no responsibility for such use.

D.16) The Company and/or its employees and/or managers bear no responsibility for the services and published content provided by Users and/or third parties on the Website. All responsibility for the accuracy and legality of the information provided and published by the Users and/or third parties in the Company belongs exclusively to those who perform these actions. The Company does not undertake and warrant the security, accuracy and legality of any services and content provided by third parties, including Users.

D.17) There are a number of free and paid services on the Website, and the Company reserves the right to make free services paid and vice versa, and to remove some or all services, temporarily or permanently.

D.18) The online services of the Website are provided to enable the Users to use only the products and services provided through the Website. The user may use the Website only in accordance with the Agreement and for the legally permitted purposes described above.

D.19) The user agrees, declares and undertakes not to violate any applicable laws of the Republic of Turkey, which are in effect during their use of the Website, international contracts and/or any laws of any country in any way, not to transmit any messages, data, information, text, software and images or any other material violating the Laws of the Republic of Turkey, contracts to which the Republic of Turkey is or is not a party, and laws of other countries, which are harmful, threatening and/or libelous, abusive or harassing, which may constitute wrongful acts or slander, obscene, demeaning or which may require the legal and penal responsibility of the User in a way that may violate the confidentiality rights of any other persons and/or the Company, not to change or delete any material included in the Website contents, including but not limited to texts, images, graphics, registered brands, commercial titles and names conveyed to the Website contents by the Company employees and/or other real and/or legal entities.

D.20) The Company is not a party to any legal or criminal case arising from the use of the Website. The Company shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage, loss, expense or any other claims arising from the actions of the Users and/or third parties. The parties hereby declare and undertake that they will continue to use the site in full knowledge and acceptance of this situation.

D.21) The Company may send a warning message to the Users regarding usage, may temporarily or permanently remove any message/news/product or other information published on the Site, delete the User Registration of the User, and may initiate all legal proceedings regarding the Users. The parties hereby declare and undertake that they know and accept this situation.

D.22) All users’ access to and use of the Software and Materials through the Website is solely at their own risk. The Company does not make any warranties, undertakings or representations regarding the reliability, stability or virus-free nature of such software. The Company does not provide any clear or implied guarantees or undertakings with respect to the effect on information, services or products, including but not limited to guarantees regarding Materials, or the status, quality, performance, merchantability, actuality or suitability for a specific purpose thereof, including those visible on the Website, whether they are connected or not. The Company expressly rejects any such warranties or undertakings to the maximum extent permitted by law.

D.23) All proprietary or unregistered intellectual property rights, such as the title, business name, trademark, patent, logo, design, information and method included in this Website, are the property of the site operator or the Company, the owner of the website, and under the protection of national and international law. Visiting this Website or making use of the services on this Site does not give any rights to the intellectual property rights in question.

D.24) No information, material, software, product or service on the Website may be reproduced, altered, released, licensed, copied, presented, re-released, uploaded, sent, sold, distributed, researched, improved or monitored, nor can they be received and/or transferred. The Site may not be used, in whole or in part, without permission, on another website.

D.25) Some personal information (name, age, e-mail address, etc.) is requested in order to better serve the Users on the Website. Such data collected through the Website is used within the Website for campaign activities or for special promotional activities for the User’s account. Except for personal information, all statistical data belonging to the processes made via the Website is analyzed and stored. The User explicitly declares their consent to the storage and processing of said personal data by the Company, and expressly agrees that it may be used and shared with 3rd Persons under the Law for the Protection of Personal Data. You can learn more about this in our “Bizim Mutfak Privacy Policy” available on our website.

D.26) The Company shall not disclose to third parties any personal information transmitted by the users through the site. Such personal information includes all other information for identifying the User, such as name, address, telephone number, mobile phone and e-mail address, and shall be referred to as ‘Confidential Information.’

D.27) The Company does not share any information submitted to it through membership forms with third parties without the User’s notice or any other instruction and does not use and sell it for any reason other than the activity.

D.28) The user agrees and declares that it consents that the Company, the owner of the Site, may share their communication, portfolio status and demographic information with its affiliates or subsidiaries, provided that it is limited to usage under marketing activities such as promotion, advertising, campaign, publicity and announcement. Such personal information may be used to determine the customer profile within the Company, to offer promotions and campaigns suitable to the customer profile, and to conduct statistical studies.

D.29) Confidential Information may only be disclosed to the public authorities in cases where such information is requested by the official authorities, and when it is necessary to make a statement to the official authorities in accordance with the provisions of the mandatory legislation in force.

D.30) By entering this website, the user expressly consents to the processing of their data and its transfer to third parties under the Law for the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”). Personal data will be processed for as long as the membership title and/or website usage continues.

D.31) Under the Law, the Data Controller is the Company, which agrees to comply with all of its responsibilities and obligations under the Law.

D.32) The user’s personal data is processed to provide a better shopping experience, to collect and compile statistical information, to develop commercial activities, to fulfill the responsibilities imposed on the Company by the membership agreement, and similar purposes.

D.33) The personal data of the user may be transferred to third parties who will bear the title of Data Processor for the retention and storage of the data, and for the purpose of statistical information to the Company’s shareholders or associates.

D.34) The User’s Personal Data is collected through the application form or electronically if deemed necessary.

D.35) The user must provide correct, complete and up-to-date registration information. Failing these, the provisions of the contract shall be deemed to have been violated and the membership account on the Website may be closed without the need to inform the User.

D.36) The user is responsible for password and account security on the site and third-party sites. The Company shall not be held liable for any loss of data or security breaches or damage to equipment and devices.

E) The parties shall not be responsible if the liabilities arising from the contract cannot be performed due to natural disasters, fires, explosions, civil wars, wars, uprisings, popular movements, mobilization announcements, strikes, lockouts or epidemics, infrastructure or internet failures, or power failures that are not under the control of the parties (together referred to as “Force Majeure”). During this time, the rights and obligations of the Parties arising from this Agreement shall be suspended.

F) If one of the terms of this contract becomes in part or completely invalid, the remainder of the contract remains valid.

G) The Company may change the services provided on the site and the terms of this agreement, at any time, in whole or in part. Changes will be effective from the date of publication on the site. It is the User’s responsibility to follow the changes. The user is deemed to have accepted these changes by continuing to take advantage of the services provided.

H) All notifications to be sent to the parties related to this Agreement shall be made via the known e-mail address of the Company and the e-mail address specified by the user in the membership form. The user agrees that the address specified during registration is valid and that they shall inform the other party in writing within 5 days of any change of address, otherwise all notifications to be made to this address shall be deemed valid.

I) The Company’s books, records and documents, and computer records and fax records shall be deemed as sole and exclusive evidence in accordance with Article 193 of the Civil Procedure Law No. 6100 for any disputes regarding this contract and relevant transactions, and the user agrees that they shall not object to these records.

J) Izmir Courts and Execution Offices shall have jurisdiction over the settlement of any dispute that may arise from the implementation or interpretation of this Agreement.

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