Wordego Publishers Online Usage Terms and Conditions
Before registering for attending to the Wordego Publishers Online Program, please read the terms and conditions carefully. Registering and attending to the Wordego Publishers Online Program, means that you have accepted these terms and conditions and the legal rights and obligations born from them. If you don't accept these terms and conditions, please do not register or attend this program.
These terms and conditions constitute the legal CONTRACT between YOU and WORDEGO. In case YOU accept these terms and conditions YOU get the right to attend the PROGRAM.
(a) "WORDEGO", stands for Metin Madenciligi Yazilimlari Anonim Sirketi, a company established according to the laws of the Turkish Republic, registered at the Istanbul Trade Registry with the trade registry number of 818518 and at the Avcilar Tax Office with the tax registry number of 620 054 70 29, with headquarters located at Istanbul Teknokent Argem Binasi No: 210 34320 Avcilar / Istanbul / Turkey.
(b) "YOU", stands for the person who is registered and opened up an ACCOUNT to attend the PROGRAM.
(c) "CONTRACT", stands for the terms and conditions and other documents that has been clearly mentioned in this text.
(d) "PROGRAM", stands for WORDEGO Publishers Online Program.
(e) "ACCOUNT", stands for the online membership registration formed by YOU on behalf of WORDEGO.
(f) "WEB SPACE", stands for web site/sites that YOU registered on YOUR ACCOUNT to attend the PROGRAM.
(g) "SEARCH", stands for searching in WORDEGO data bank (database).
(h) "AD", stands for digital advertisements and/or other contents which are provided by ADVERTISER.
(i) “ADVERTISER”, stands for the owner of AD to be displayed on WEB SPACE.
(j) "BRAND FEATURES", stands for WORDEGO's trade names, trade brands, service brands, logos, domain names and other determinant brand features.
(k) "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS", stands for the law of intellectual property rights, patent law, trade brands laws, unfair competition law, broadcasting rights law, privacy rights law and all kind of other property rights including any application, renewal, prolongation, modification and reapplication.
(l) "CLASSIFIED INFORMATION”, stands for; (i) all WORDEGO softwares, technologies, programs, specifications, equipments, rules and documents in respect to the PROGRAM; (ii) all informations and statistics provided to YOU by WORDEGO in respect to the WEB SPACE performance of the PROGRAM and (iii) all other kind of information which are defined in written by WORDEGO as classified or equivalent degree of information. CLASSIFIED INFORMATION does not include informations that become accessible to public without any contravention by YOU or WORDEGO, or informations that are legally rendered as obligatory to expose.
(m) "FORCE MAJEURE", stands for strikes, insurrection, rebellion, fire, flood, explosion, war, state discretion, labor conditions, earthquake, natural disasters or internet outages which are out of control of WORDEGO (or its subsidiaries).
(n) "INACTIVE ACCOUNT", stands for the status of YOUR ACCOUNT in case YOU don't log in to YOUR ACCOUNT for duration of 1 year or longer as per the records of WORDEGO.
(o) “INDEMNIFIED PEOPLE”, stands for WORDEGO, it's agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, managers, officers, personnel and related third parties (PUBLISHERs, licensors, licensees, consultants, contractors, etc.).
1.2. Unless otherwise is clearly expressed, an attribution to a communication that is supposed to be made in written, also includes communication through e-mail.
1.3. Any attribution to discretion power of WORDEGO, is an attribution to the absolute discretion power and YOU don’t have right to object this.
2. Participation to the PROGRAM
2.1. YOUR online registration is regarded as an application to participate the PROGRAM. WORDEGO has the absolute right to reject YOUR application.
2.3. WORDEGO may review any WEB SPACE that YOU registered on YOUR ACCOUNT, at any time during the validity period of the CONTRACT.
2.4. WORDEGO may keep any WEB SPACE out of the PROGRAM at any time.
2.5. Unless WORDEGO approves in written, YOU can only have one ACCOUNT. In case YOU have more than one ACCOUNT, WORDEGO may close them immediately without making any notification.
3. YOUR Responsibilities
3.1. YOU are the only one who is responsible from any use of YOUR ACCOUNT. YOU are the only one who is responsible from the content, feature, maintenance, operation and compliance of the WEB SPACE with the specifications of the PROGRAM.
3.2. WORDEGO is not responsible from any issues in respect to the content, feature, maintenance or operation of the WEB SPACE. WORDEGO is not in charge of making any notifications to YOU, in case an AD is not properly displayed to the final users of the WEB SPACE.
3.3. WORDEGO, at its own discretion reserves the right of investigating all acts that may violate this CONTRACT. In such case of an investigation, YOU accept to cooperate in good faith.
3.4. In order to ensure that the ADs and BRAND FEATURES are properly presented, displayed, surveyed and reported, YOU accept to obey all specifications that WORDEGO shall provide.
3.5. YOU accept to direct only to WORDEGO and not to an ADVERTISER or anybody else, any communication in respect to the display of an AD on a WEB SPACE.
4. Forbidden Usages
4.1. YOU shall not do and shall not allow or encourage any third person to do the below mentioned actions:
(a) Displaying and/or clicking an AD directly or indirectly with malicious or fraudulent intention by repetitive manual clicks or by using robots and other automatic tools, but not limited to these.
(b) Revising, changing, filtering, cutting, re-ordering, deleting, hiding, maximizing, minimizing or framing an AD or placing it on a different space other than the fixed spaces on the page.
(c) Framing, maximizing, minimizing, deleting or blocking the display of any web site that the end user reaches after clicking on the AD.
(d) Reaching, starting or activating an AD directly or indirectly through any software, web site or WEB SPACE other than YOURs or implementing an AD to any software, web site or WEB SPACE other than YOURs.
(e) Processing, indexing or caching ADs or the informations gathered from any part, copy or derivative of them with web crawler, web spider or other methods.
(f) Creating a new ACCOUNT to use the PROGRAM after WORDEGO's rescission of the CONTRACT as a consequence of YOUR violation of this CONTRACT.
(g) According to WORDEGO's reasonable thought, making an action which reflects WORDEGO as weak or damages WORDEGO's reputation or good faith in other ways.
4.2. Within the context of this PROGRAM, the WEB SPACEs mentioned below are accepted as WEB SPACEs with forbidden content. YOU shall not register these WEB SPACEs on YOUR ACCOUNT and shall not allow or encourage any third person to do this:
(a) WEB SPACEs which are hard to enter or leave.
(b) WEB SPACEs which are only or essentially designated to show ADs.
(c) WEB SPACEs functioning as a bridge page (a web page which is designated to divert visitors to a different web site).
(d) WEB SPACEs that are related to inactive domain name sites (web sites that contain web pages showing only advertising indexes and links).
(e) WEB SPACEs which copy the contents of other web sites by using “mirroring”, “framing” or other techniques.
(f) WEB SPACEs that are related to malicious softwares (softwares which are designated especially to damage computers or softwares running on them).
(g) WEB SPACEs using phishing techniques (changing a web site to seem like another web site in order to collect users’ personal information).
(h) WEB SPACEs that are devoted to collect personal information and/or offering free gifts and/or other encouragements in exchange of personal information.
(i) WEB SPACESs that are related to promotion of hacking, by providing instructions and hardware to access or modify softwares, servers, mobile phones or web sites in illegal ways.
(j) WEB SPACEs that encourage hostility or violence concepts; and/or advocating any hostility against a company, person, group, nation, ethnic origin, color, national origin, religion, disability status, gender, age, seniority status, sexual orientation or sexual identity; and/or warping historical events against interests of a group; and/or encouraging people to harm themselves or inciting violence against humans or animals.
(k) WEB SPACEs that are promoting; tobacco or tobacco related products (cigarette, cigar, pipe, wrapping paper, electronic cigarette or its refills etc.); alcohol or alcohol related products; drugs or synthetic pleasure giving substances; herbal drugs; chemicals and compounds having psychoactive effects; tools for using drugs and products to pass the tests of aforesaid products illegally.
(l) WEB SPACEs promoting; any kind of weapons (pistols and rifles, their pieces and equipments, ammunition, bombs, knifes, throwing stars, etc.); devices designated for causing serious damage or injury; fireworks or firework show materials.
(m) WEB SPACEs related to gambling or gambling related products.
(n) WEB SPACEs related to sexual services for adults, escort services, prostitution or any other sexual services for adults.
(o) WEB SPACES that are related to any kind of pornography or sexual products
(p) WEB SPACEs that are related to delicate subjects (unpredictable or exceptional social events such as natural disasters or political insurrection).
(r) WEB SPACEs that are related to selling or promotion of imitated products.
(s) WEB SPACEs that are related to copying or distribution of materials protected under copyright.
(t) WEB SPACEs that are related to financial support or donation collection.
(u) WEB SPACEs that are related to getting forged documents and titles.
(v) WEB SPACEs that are related to promotion of illegal academical helps providing unfair academical advantage (getting exam questions beforehand, giving an article which was prepared by someone else as if it was his or her own original study, taking an exam for someone else, etc.).
(y) WEB SPACEs that can violate valid official trade sanctions.
(z) WEB SPACEs that are related to promotion of products designated to obstruct the application of traffic rules.
(aa) WEB SPACEs that are related to promotion of political candidates or political parties.
(ab) WEB SPACEs that assert being a subsidiary of WORDEGO and/or being in a business partnership or in any other kind of private relationship with WORDEGO, without being clearly authorized by WORDEGO.
(ac) WEB SPACEs that are related to; preparation and distribution of prescription drugs; active pharmaceutical ingredients or herbal and dietary supplements including hazardous substances; products which are promoted as their usage is trustworthy or efficient to avoid or cure an illness or sickness; products which are not approved by government or products which cannot be sold with prescription; products which are intimated or asserted to be as effective as anabolic steroids; products which are intimated or asserted to be as effective as weight loss medicaments that are being sold with prescription; products which are intimated or asserted to be as effective as impotency medicaments that are being sold with prescription; products containing Ephedra’s; products which are intimated or asserted to be effective in weight loss or weight control; products of DHEA and melatonin; products asserting false or misleading statements about health, products promoting HIV tests that are carried out at home; products promoting paternity tests; registration or attender acceptance for clinical experiments; abortion; and any other products and services that can harm human health.
(ad) WEB SPACEs that are related to promotion of products gathered from animals in danger of extinction or endangered animals.
(ae) WEB SPACEs that are related to facts which are contradictory to current laws and orders.
4.3. YOU accept that any violation or breaching attempt of articles 4.1. and/or 4.2. constitutes a proper violation of this CONTRACT and if WORDEGO reasonably doubts such a violation, YOUR WEB SPACE or ACCOUNT can be suspended.
5. Rescission and Termination of the CONTRACT
5.2. YOU can terminate this CONTRACT at any time and without mentioning any reason by sending a written notification to firstname.lastname@example.org. In this case, this CONTRACT shall be terminated within 10 working days after WORDEGO receives YOUR notification.
5.3. At any time, WORDEGO may terminate this PROGRAM partly or entirely, reside this CONTRACT or may suspend or terminate any WEB SPACE to participate this PROGRAM partly or entirely.
5.4. In case of rescission of this CONTRACT for any reason; the articles 3.5., 4.1.(f), 4.1.(g), 6., 8.2., 8.3., 8.4., 9.5., 10., 11.3., 11.4., 11.6. and 12. shall continue to be valid even after the rescission.
YOU accept not to reveal WORDEGO’s CLASSIFIED INFORMATION without the written consent of WORDEGO. However, YOU can reveal the gross amount of the payments that are made to YOU by WORDEGO as part of the PROGRAM.
7. Non-Guaranteed Issues
7.1. WORDEGO does not guarantee timing and display and/or click quantity of the ADs or the amount of any payments that shall be made to YOU as part of the PROGRAM.
7.2. WORDEGO does not guarantee that the PROGRAM will always be accessible. Accessing to the PROGRAM may not be possible from time to time; because of general internet accessibility problems; network or server interruptions; any malfunction of equipments, system or local access services; planned maintenances or any others caused by FORCE MAJEURE.
8. Liability Restrictions
8.1. Any subject in this CONTRACT does not restrain or restrict any of the parties’ responsibilities due to; (a) unfair act; (b) death or injury; (c) violation of implied conditions in respect to ownership or possession; or (d) any situation that cannot be legally restrained or restricted.
8.2. (Excluding the issues mentioned in article 8.1. and subject to article 8.4.) any of the parties shall not be responsible from; (a) revenue loss; (b) loss of actual or estimated profits; (c) loss of money use; (d) loss of work; (e) loss of opportunity; (f) loss of good faith; (g) loss of reputation; (h) loss, damage or breakdown of data and (i) regardless of its cause, any indirect or resultative loss or damage.
8.3. (Excluding the issues mentioned in article 8.1. and subject to article 8.4.) the total liability of both parties in respect to or in relationship with this CONTRACT, cannot exceed at any situation 100% of the net amount that has been paid to YOU by WORDEGO within the period of the 12 months right before the earliest date of the beginning of the liability in question.
8.4. The articles 8.2. and 8.3. of this CONTRACT does not apply for YOUR liabilities born from YOUR violation of articles 3., 4., 6., 10. and 11.
8.5. Both parties accept that the other party signed this CONTRACT depending on the restrictions and liability exceptions mentioned in the CONTRACT and that these restrictions constitute the base of agreement between the parties.
8.6. Not restricting the articles above and excluding the payment liabilities, none of the parties shall be responsible from unfulfilment or delay in fulfillment of their liabilities due to FORCE MAJEURE.
9.1. YOU will be entitled to receive some revenue, representing a share of the service fee that WORDEGO shall get from ADVERTISERs in respect to the ADs displayed and/or clicked on the WEB SPACE. The amount of the revenue in question shall be determined based on the valid display or clicking quantity of the ADs on the WEB SPACE.
9.2. The revenue share YOU will get shall be exclusively calculated by WORDEGO at its sole discretion and based on the records that are kept by WORDEGO.
9.3. Unless agreed otherwise in written form between the parties and as long as the payment amount that YOU shall receive is over 100 (TRL, USD or EUR), the payments for each month of AD display on the WEB SPACE shall be made via bank transfer to YOUR account within approximately 45 days following the last day of the relevant month.
9.4. In respect to YOUR attendance to the PROGRAM, any valid taxes and due impositions of any official authority shall be paid by YOU. In respect to this:
(a) If YOU are a legal entity; YOU shall raise an invoice to WORDEGO with the exact amount of the monthly payment YOU shall receive. The payment of YOUR revenues shall be made after delivery of YOUR electronic or printed invoice to WORDEGO.
(b) If YOU are a real person; WORDEGO shall raise YOU a note of expense with the exact amount of the monthly payment YOU shall receive and shall pay YOU the entire amount.
9.5. In the event of rescission of this CONTRACT, WORDEGO will pay YOUR dues amount back to YOU within approximately 45 days following the last day of the rescission month. But in any situation, WORDEGO shall not pay the dues amounts that are less than 25 (TRL, USD or EUR). WORDEGO may keep the dues amounts less than these in exchange of administrative fees.
9.6. YOU shall not be entitled to receive any payments in respect to the issues mentioned below:
(a) ADs that are displayed and/or clicked in contradiction to any condition of this CONTRACT as per WORDEGO's sole discretion.
(c) ADs that belongs to WORDEGO or its subsidiaries.
(d) ADs that belongs to relief organizations or public, and other placeholder or transparent ADs that WORDEGO may provide.
(e) ADs that belongs to ADVERTISERs who are in default in their due payments to WORDEGO in respect to ADs that are displayed and/or clicked on YOUR WEB SPACE.
(f) ADs that are displayed and/or clicked on WEB SPACEs with forbidden content as per mentioned in Article 4.2.
9.7. In case YOU get paid any amount in respect to the issues mentioned above, WORDEGO may debit that payment to YOUR ACCOUNT.
9.8. Within the scope of this CONTRACT, WORDEGO may offset any amount that must be paid to YOU by WORDEGO, from other amounts that YOU are liable to pay to WORDEGO or its affiliates.
9.9. YOU are responsible for providing and maintaining YOUR right address, contact information and payment information in respect to YOUR ACCOUNT. WORDEGO may offset bank payment costs that are caused by returned or cancelled bank payments due to incorrect or missing communication or account information provided by YOU, from the future payments to be made to YOU.
9.10. WORDEGO may change pricing and/or payment structure at any time at its own discretion.
9.11. In the event of YOUR objection to any payment made to YOU within the scope of the PROGRAM; YOU are supposed to make a written notification to WORDEGO (email@example.com) within 7 days following the related operation. In case YOU don’t notify WORDEGO by this way, YOU waive all kind of demands in respect to the conflictual payment.
9.12. YOU accept that; any fund, payment or other sum due in respect to this PROGRAM that is supposed to be paid by WORDEGO to YOU - but cannot paid or delivered because that YOUR ACCOUNT status has changed to INACTIVE ACCOUNT - can be donated to a charity organization that will be determined by WORDEGO..
10. Public Domain
10.1. YOUR name and logo can be used by WORDEGO in presentations, marketing materials, client and reference lists and fiscal reports.
10.2. If YOU want to use WORDEGO’s BRAND FEATURES, YOU can use them providing that it is in conformity with the CONTRACT and the current laws.
10.3. YOU can publish texts, logos, banners, videos or animations introducing WORDEGO and its features on YOUR WEB SPACE.
11. Representations and Warranties
11.1. Either party accepts, declares and commits that they have the right and power to execute and fulfill their rights within the scope of this CONTRACT, and that they have taken necessary precautions for this purpose; and they shall continue to obey all valid laws, codes, rules and legislations.
11.2. YOU also accept, declare and commit;
(a) that YOU are at least 18 years old and legally competent to be in contractual relationships.
(b) that all the informations provided by YOU to WORDEGO are complete, correct and up to date, and YOU shall keep them like this during the CONTRACT.
(c) that YOU act on YOUR own behalf in respect to the WEB SPACE that YOU registered on YOUR ACCOUNT.
(d) that each WEB SPACE, and any material displayed on those; (i) are in conformity with valid laws, codes, rules and legislations and (ii) does not violate or have not violated any rights belonging to a person or a company.
11.3. YOU accept, declare and commit that WORDEGO exclusively owns all kind of rights, properties and benefits in respect to this PROGRAM, including WORDEGO’s AD display technology, SEARCH technology, BRAND FEATURES and all kind of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, and that YOU do not own any right, property or benefit in respect to this PROGRAM, with the exceptions that are explicitly mentioned in this CONTRACT.
11.4. YOU accept, declare and commit that YOU shall not; change, adapt, translate, prepare derivate products, convert to source codes, apply reverse engineering, divide or produce source codes in other ways any of the WORDEGO services, softwares or documents; or produce or attempt to produce an equivalent or similar service or product by using or accessing to the PROGRAM or to the property rights in respect to the PROGRAM.
11.5. YOU accept, declare and commit that YOU shall not abolish, hide or change WORDEGO’s copyright declarations, BRAND FEATURES or other property rights (including ADs, SEARCH windows, SEARCH results) attached or placed in WORDEGO services, softwares or documents.
11.6. YOU accept, declare and commit that in case of YOUR violation of any provisions of the CONTRACT, YOU shall indemnify every kind of liability, loss and costs (including indemnity judgments and judicial charges) that could be born against the INDEMNIFIED PEOPLE.
12. Information Rights
12.2. YOU accept that WORDEGO may transfer or expose YOUR personal information to third people, in order to enable and approve YOUR attendance to the PROGRAM. WORDEGO may also collect information in respect to valid legal operations such as witness calls, search orders or court orders or for determining or using its legal rights or for advocating itself against legal demands.
12.3. WORDEGO may share YOUR information, including contents and statistics in respect to WEB SPACE and any kind of similar information collected by WORDEGO, with ADVERTISERS, business partners, sponsors and other third people.
13. Various Provisions
13.1. This CONTRACT shall be interpreted and applied in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Turkey. For all disputes and subjects arising from or in connection with this CONTRACT, Istanbul courts and execution offices are exclusively authorized.
13.2. In respect to its subject, this CONTRACT represents the totality of the agreements between the parties, and it prevails and replaces all agreements, declarations and regulations made previously.
13.4. In case of not using or delaying using a right or a legal solution way in respect to this CONTRACT, this shall not mean that the related right or legal solution way or any other right or legal solution way is renounced.
13.5. The rights and legal solution ways in respect to this CONTRACT are valid as a whole and do not exclude legally possessed rights and solution ways.
13.6. Any provision of this CONTRACT which is not valid, illegal or non-applicable under the laws, does not affect the validness of the rest of the CONTRACT.
13.7. Any provision of this CONTRACT cannot be interpreted as this CONTRACT is designated for creating a partnership or joint venture between the parties or for specifying one party as the agent of the other party. By no means and no purposes, any of the parties have the authority to represent or sign a contract in the name of the other party or make a commitment against the other party.
13.8. Any provision of this CONTRACT, does not create or give right or interest in countenance of any other person, but the parties of the CONTRACT.
13.9. Unless otherwise clearly declared in written form, all notifications from YOU to WORDEGO in respect to this CONTRACT must be sent in written form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Whereas notifications from WORDEGO to YOU must be send to the e-mail address that YOU register on YOUR ACCOUNT.
13.10. YOU cannot transfer, dispose or re-sell any of the rights that YOU have in respect to this CONTRACT. Any such kind of an attempt may result in rescission of the CONTRACT without incurring responsibility on WORDEGO.
13.11. Regardless of the article above, WORDEGO may transfer or dispose this CONTRACT to an affiliate at any time without making any notifications. WORDEGO may create cooperations and affiliations with global establishments. These establishments may give YOU service on behalf of WORDEGO. YOU accept that these establishments have this right.
13.12. YOU can reach the latest terms and conditions of this CONTRACT which can be changed from time to time, at http://www.wordego.com/en/publisher-conditions.
13.13. YOU should print a copy of the Online Usage Terms and Conditions for YOUR own records. WORDEGO may not keep the record of the Online Usage Terms and Conditions with the status on the date YOU have concluded the CONTRACT.
January 1st, 2017