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Text and image files, audio and video clips, and other content on this website is the property of the Turkish Cultural Foundation and may be protected by copyright and other restrictions as well. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the content on this website may also be owned by individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, the Turkish Cultural Foundation. Turkish Cultural Foundation expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this website, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright law, and as described below.


Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for non-commercial educational purposes, such as teaching, scholarship, research, criticism, commentary, and news reporting. Unless otherwise noted, users who wish to download or print text and image files from this Web site for such uses may do so without the Turkish Cultural Foundation’s express permission, provided that they comply with the following conditions:

1. The content may only be used for personal, educational or noncommercial purposes;
2. Users must cite the author and source of the content as they would material from any printed work;
3. The citation must include all copyright information and other information associated with the content and the URL for the Turkish Cultural Foundation website;
4. None of the content may be altered or modified;
5. Users must comply with all other terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file, image or text;


By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text and image files from this website, users agree and warrant that they will limit their use of such files to fair use and will comply with all other terms and conditions of this license, and will not violate the rights of the Turkish Cultural Foundation or any other person or entity. The Turkish Cultural Foundation does not warrant that use of the text, images and content displayed on the website will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with the Turkish Cultural Foundation.


Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation of text, images or content of this website is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, must request and receive prior written permission from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.


The text, images and content on the website are provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. The Turkish Cultural Foundation assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damage to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your use of the site or your downloading of any text, images or content from the website.


Some Turkish Cultural Foundation websites contain links to third party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of the Turkish Cultural Foundation and the Turkish Cultural Foundation is not responsible for the contents of any linked website. These links are provided as a convenience only and shall not be construed as an endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliated with the linked website by the Turkish Cultural Foundation.



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The IP address from which you access our Website
The name of the domain from which you access the Internet
The type of browser and operating system used to access our Website
The date and time you access our site
The pages, files, documents and links that you visit
The Internet address of the website from which you linked to this Website


The Turkish Cultural Foundation’s Website will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, sending emails. If you provide us with personal information, we will normally respond to your inquiry or request. We may also contact you to provide information about Turkish Cultural Foundation activities, development opportunities, and special events that may interest you. We will never share your name or information outside the Turkish Cultural Foundation unless you affirmatively authorize us to do so by opting-in.

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Within the Turkish Cultural Foundation’s Website there are links to non-Turkish Cultural Foundation websites. When you link to third party websites, you leave our Website and no longer will be subject to our privacy policy. The Turkish Cultural Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices nor the content of non-Turkish Cultural Foundation websites, and such link is not intended to be an endorsement of the non-Turkish Cultural Foundation website or its content.