HomeLink Türkiye recognizes the importance to its members of the discreet and confidential handling of their personal information. It is HomeLink Türkiye’s policy to comply with the requirements of any applicable privacy legislation in all its activities involving the collection, use, disclosure and handling of personal information.
Collection of Personal Information
HomeLink Türkiye collects personal information from members who register with HomeLink Türkiye to exchange their homes with other members of HomeLink International Association (“HLIA”). This information is then published in a directory (“Directory”) along with a brief description of the home offered for exchange which is written/approved by the member. In registering with HomeLink Türkiye members acknowledge that their personal information will be published in the electronic version of the Directory.
Use and Disclosure
HomeLink Türkiye will not disclose your personal information to any third parties except to the following:
•HLIA Affiliates and members, including in other countries;
•for the purpose of facilitating home exchanges between members of HLIA and you consent to such disclosure.
Your personal information may also be available for public viewing by visitors in a “Visitors” area of the Site. However, your contact details will not be on public display and are only available for viewing by other members in a secure “members only” area of the Site.
You also consent to HomeLink Türkiye using your personal information for the purposes of:
(a) providing you with its services;
(b) responding to a request for information and/or feedback by you; and
(c) marketing and promoting its services and providing you with any information HomeLink Türkiye considers may be of interest to you;
at any time, including changes to its services and the Site.
If you do not wish to receive future marketing or promotional material from HomeLink Türkiye, you may contact it at any time by sending an email to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that no further material be sent to you. HomeLink Türkiye will as soon as reasonably practicable after receiving your request, remove your contact details from its database.
Once your personal information is collected, HomeLink Türkiye then uploads that information to a central HLIA database which is maintained by HLIA. HomeLink Türkiye will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information that it holds about a member is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Where a member registers with HomeLink Türkiye, it will provide a proof copy of their advertisement, upon request, at any time during the registration period and/or where a change is made. Changes are made only at the request of the member.
You acknowledge that no data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. Accordingly, HomeLink Türkiye does not warrant the security of any information which you transmit to it. Any information which you transmit to HomeLink Türkiye is transmitted at your own risk. However, once HomeLink Türkiye receives your transmission, HomeLink Türkiye will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss or unauthorized access which may include but is not limited to any one or more of the following measures: secure network links, firewalls, password protection and virus protection.
On request by you, HomeLink Türkiye will make known to you the types of personal information it holds about you, the purpose for which it is held and how it collects, holds and uses that information.
Changes will be effected immediately upon notification on the Site. Your continued use of the Site following notification will constitute your acceptance of those changes.
If you have any queries or complaints relating to the handling of your personal information, please Contact Us
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Access to Website
This website, located at www.homelinkturkey.com, is operated by HomeLink Türkiye.
Password and Username
You will be requested to choose a password to access the “Members only” area of the Site and HomeLink Türkiye will allocate a user identification (“username”) to you. You will be required to use your password and username each time you log on to the Site.
You must comply with all directions issued by HomeLink Türkiye pertaining to use of your password or username. Your username will be published in the online directory, and should be included in all your correspondence with HomeLink Türkiye and other registered members. You must not disclose your password to any other person and HomeLink Türkiye holds you responsible for keeping your password strictly confidential.
Access and Membership
Certain areas and Information on the Site are restricted to members of HomeLink Türkiye. Membership requires adherence to home exchange etiquette and principles as described on the Site.
You are prohibited from using the Site to contact HLIA members for commercial purposes, that is, to solicit business of any kind that entails monetary transactions. All such uninvited solicitation will be regarded as “spam”.
Security of Information
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is totally secure. Nevertheless, once HomeLink Türkiye receives your subscription, it will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.
Limitation of Liability
HomeLink Türkiye does not guarantee that your access to or use of the Site will be continuous, uninterrupted or totally secure. The Site may not be available from time to time due to upgrades or maintenance carried out in relation to the Site.
HomeLink Türkiye will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you arising directly or indirectly from your inability to access the Site, or your operation of the Site.
HomeLink Türkiye cannot be held responsible for the condition of listed homes, the actions of individual members or the accuracy of their listings.
Copyright in the Site (including text, graphics, logos and icons) is owned by HomeLink Türkiye. You must not reproduce, transmit, distribute, adapt, modify, sell, publish or otherwise use any of the material on the Site except with HomeLink Türkiye’s prior written consent.
The Site may contain links to Linked Sites. HomeLink Türkiye is not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with Linked Sites. You access Linked Sites and use the products and services made available on Linked Sites solely at your own risk.
You acknowledge that all information you provide to HomeLink Türkiye including personal information is complete, accurate and current.
It is a condition of the Agreement that your information does not contain text, images or website URLs that promote any product and/or services that are provided by competitors of HomeLink Türkiye.
HomeLink Türkiye, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your membership and use of the Site, at any time, and for any reason.
The Agreement is governed by the laws of Türkiye.
This document is a summary of HomeLink Türkiye’s complete Terms and Conditions, which will be drawn up in the English language only.
Updated : 02 January 2011