Terms of Use

Please Read These "Terms of Use" Carefully Before Using Our Site

Customers who use and shop on this e-commerce site are deemed to have accepted the following terms:

The web pages on our site and all related pages ("site") are owned and operated by www.galleryvalart.com at Esentepe Mh. Talatpaşa Cd. No:5/1 Şişli İstanbul. By using the services offered on the site, you ("User") agree to be bound by the following terms, acknowledging that you have the right, authority, and legal capacity to enter into this agreement under the laws you are subject to, and that you are over 18 years old, and that you have read, understood, and agreed to the terms stated in this agreement.

This agreement imposes rights and obligations regarding the site on the parties, and when the parties accept this agreement, they declare that they will fulfill the aforementioned rights and obligations completely, accurately, and timely, as required by this agreement.

  1. Responsibilities

a. The company reserves the right to change prices and offered products and services at any time.

b. The company agrees and undertakes that the member will benefit from the services subject to the agreement, except for technical failures.

c. The user agrees in advance not to reverse engineer the site, or to attempt to find or obtain the source code by any other means, otherwise, they will be liable for damages to third parties and will be subject to legal and criminal proceedings.

d. The user agrees not to produce or share any content on the site that is against general morals and manners, illegal, infringes on the rights of third parties, misleading, offensive, obscene, pornographic, violates personal rights, infringes on intellectual property rights, or promotes illegal activities. Otherwise, the user is fully responsible for any damages, and in such cases, the site officials have the right to suspend or terminate such accounts and initiate legal proceedings. The site reserves the right to share information requests about activities or user accounts from judicial authorities.

e. The relationships of the site members with each other or with third parties are their own responsibility.

  1. Intellectual Property Rights

2.1. All intellectual property rights, such as title, business name, trademark, patent, logo, design, information, and methods on this site, whether registered or unregistered, belong to the site operator and owner company or the relevant right holder and are protected by national and international law. Visiting this site or benefiting from the services on this site does not grant any rights regarding such intellectual property.

2.2. The information on the site cannot be reproduced, published, copied, presented, and/or transmitted in any way. The whole or part of the site cannot be used on another internet site without permission.

  1. Confidential Information

3.1. The company will not disclose the personal information transmitted by users through the site to third parties. This personal information includes any other information to identify the user, such as the user's name, surname, address, phone number, mobile phone, email address, and will be referred to as "Confidential Information."

3.2. The user agrees and declares that the company owning the site may share their communication, portfolio status, and demographic information with its subsidiaries or affiliated group companies, limited to marketing activities such as promotion, advertisement, campaign, promotion, and announcement. This personal information can be used to determine customer profiles within the company, to offer promotions and campaigns suitable for customer profiles, and to conduct statistical studies.

3.3. Confidential Information may be disclosed to public authorities only if requested by official authorities in accordance with the procedures and compulsory provisions of the applicable legislation.

  1. No Warranty

This clause will be valid to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. The services provided by the company are offered on an "as is" and "as available" basis, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, without any express or implied, statutory or other warranties.

  1. Registration and Security

The user is required to provide accurate, complete, and current registration information. Otherwise, this agreement will be considered violated, and the user's account may be closed without notice.

The user is responsible for the security of their password and account on the site and third-party sites. The company cannot be held responsible for data loss, security breaches, or damage to hardware or devices.

  1. Force Majeure

If the obligations arising from the agreement cannot be fulfilled by the parties due to reasons beyond their control, such as natural disasters, fires, explosions, civil wars, wars, riots, public movements, mobilization announcements, strikes, lockouts, pandemics, infrastructure and internet failures, and power outages (hereinafter referred to as "Force Majeure"), the parties will not be responsible. During this period, the rights and obligations of the parties arising from this agreement will be suspended.

  1. Integrity and Applicability of the Agreement

If any provision of this agreement becomes partially or completely invalid, the remaining provisions of the agreement will remain in effect.

  1. Changes to the Agreement

The company may change the services offered on the site and the terms of this agreement partially or completely at any time. The changes will be effective from the date of publication on the site. It is the user's responsibility to follow the changes. By continuing to use the services provided, the user is deemed to have accepted these changes.

  1. Notification

All notifications to be sent to the parties related to this agreement will be made via the known email address of the company and the email address specified by the user in the membership form. The user agrees that the address specified during membership is the valid notification address, and if it changes, they will notify the other party in writing within 5 days, otherwise, notifications to this address will be considered valid.

  1. Evidence Agreement

In any disputes that may arise between the parties regarding transactions related to this agreement, the parties' books, records, and documents, as well as computer and fax records, will be considered evidence under the Code of Civil Procedure No. 6100, and the user agrees not to object to these records.

  1. Resolution of Disputes

The Istanbul (Central) Courthouse Courts and Execution Offices are authorized to resolve any disputes arising from the implementation or interpretation of this agreement.

  1. Emails

Our website uses informational emails to communicate better with our customers.

  • A welcome email is sent after the first registration on our website.
  • Informational emails are sent when an auction starts and shortly before it ends.
  • Instant notifications are sent when a bid is outbid during the auction.
  • Users registered for our e-newsletter are informed about new auctions and products.