Lifelong Learning Center
Terms of Use

Legal Notice

The Bogazici University Lifelong Learning Center (referred to herein as "BULLC") website and all sub-unit sites and web pages ( referred to herein as the "site") that are belonging to them are owned by BULLC and have been created as a service of BULLC. Since the terms of use of the site have been accepted by entering and using the site, these Terms of Use should be read carefully. BULLC possesses the right to change and update all the terms and conditions written in this legal notice without the need to any notification prior. In all accessing to the site, the Terms of Use should be reviewed.

Intellectual Property

All materials on the site; all rights, also including copyrights, of logo, texts, graphics, videos, documents, codes like HTML / CSS / Javascript and all other resources belong to BULLC unless otherwise specified clearly and can only be used, downloaded, copied and printed on the purpose of obtaining personal information without the written permission prior of BULLC, without any commercial or interest purpose. All information, documents, tables, reports, visuals, designs, programs and links made here on the site are presented with the purpose of informing the user. All kinds of applications related to copyright are applied directly to BULLC in written form.

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice; It explains how the informations given to BULLC will be received, hidden, used and protected. Only authorized personnel at BULLC and its unities are allowed access to private informations you give on the site. BULLC, takes security measures and periodically reviews them, publishes updates and changes, by using the necessary methods and technologies in order to protect against unauthorized access and use for all the informations obtained from its visitors.

Data Collection

BULLC monitors the informations related to visits on the site regularly. Informations, such as Internet service provider name and IP address that you use to access the site, the date and time of accessing the site, the pages you accessed while you were on the site and the IP address of the other website that provides directly connection to the site , are recorded by BULLC. This information is used to improve the use of the site by developing, to evaluate propensities and to improve quality.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that are used to identify you and with the prupose of provide the security when you use the site, that hide the identifier informations on your computer. Cookies can arrange application settings as regards your needs and tastes by gathering informations about your choices in personalization of the web applications. Cookies cannot reach any data or your computer, except the information you share.

On the site, development and analysis are made on the purpose of serving better to the visitors by using Google Analytics. Google analytics uses cookies to help analyze how users use the site. All kinds of information including your IP address produced by cookies about your use of the site, is stored by Google servers. Google will use this information with the purpose of carrying out the evaluationGoogle may send the information to third parties when required by law or when third parties request this information behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with the other datas it holds. You can decline the use of cookies by selecting given settings in your browser. However, if you do this, you may not be able to fully use this site with all its functions. By using the site, you give approval to the processing of your data by Google. To exit from Google Analytics, please visit the following link. http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Informing

BULLC, publishes livingly all transactions performed on his own responsibility on this site that they prepared electronically. All interested parties are informed about the transactions performed on this site without the need for another notification.  BULLC and units publishes livingly informations such as announcements and events regards to public opinion on the web pages they are responsible. Bulk or individual messages can be made with the purpose of sending a notice to e-mail addresses provided or not provided by BULLC, academic, administrative staff, students and other persons of information to be shared with private to the service or public opinion,  which concerns the participants in general by BULLC.  Users, in accordance with their duties, powers and responsibilities they have, can be get involved in e-mail lists or removed at the end of the task, for the purpose of sending.

Updating

BULLC reserves the right to update, change, reorganize the site without prior notice, including the Terms of Use, the information presented to use on the site. The changes take effect the minute that they are published on the site. The user is assumed to have accepted these changes by using or accessing the site. BULLC makes sure that it is uninterruptedly accessible of the informations that it is obliged to publish within the framework of the legal legislation current during all these changes it can make. BULLC tries to keep the contents of the site up-to-date and complete, but cannot guarantee this. You can get informations about the university that are not available on the site by directly contacting BULLC or the relevant unit. To change any information on the site without authorization, falsify in any way, try to prevent its working is considered within the legal scope.

Links

BULLC has no responsibility in regards to any external website linked from the site also including the content and functioning of the website in question. BULLC does not control content and functioning of these links and the site coming with the link. The use of the links does not mean an endorsement or recommendation of the information, products and services contained on the external site. Exited by leaving from BULLC website in case of use of links. Therefore, BULLC does not accept any responsibility about any information, software, product or service contained in the linked external websites or their content, or the consequences of using those sites.

Accessibility

While BULLC was developing the site, BULLC aims to follow and apply the best practical guidance and other relevant standards, inclusive of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines with the scope of ensuring usability and accessibility. Inclusively edited and tested for a wide variety of browsers to ensure that the site's functionality can reach the users as much as possible. If you have any suggestions regarding the use of the site to improve usability or accessibility, please report it to the contact address bilgi@BULLC.boun.edu.tr. User feedback is evaluated by examined in the development of the site.

Competent Court

In case of disputes arising from the use of the Site and/or regarding the Terms of Use and provisions included in the legal notice and/or regarding this Site Turkish Legal Notice text is mainly and The Republic of Turkey Istanbul Courts have jurisdiction.