Introduction

Welcome to EPIKTON, a brand owned by Ramazan Yüksel. By using EPIKTON, intended as a website or music content (collectively, the “EPIKTON”, the “Service”, the “System”), the user of our services expressly agree to have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree with one or more of the clauses in our legal documentation, please do not use our services.

In order to use the service, you may accept and sign (by implication) our legal documentation, including these Terms and Conditions plus our Privacy & Cookie Policies.

The user also guarantees that all data provided to EPIKTON at the time of signing the contract is true, accurate and complete and undertakes to keep it true.

Amendments to the agreements

From time to time, we may, at our discretion, make changes to the Service and/or our legal documentation. When we make significant changes to the legal documentation, we will notify users via the System. The continued use of EPIKTON after such changes implies an express acknowledgment and acceptance of the changes.

Service information and Licenses description

EPIKTON is a service which currently sells music licenses and contents through the following three types of services:

Standard license

It is applicable for the following points:

  • Social media videos with monetization. (Excluding advertising)
  • Websites (Background to a Web page, excluding advertising).
  • Slideshows, wedding albums, photography
  • Home productions
  • Royalty-Free. Worldwide. In Perpetuity. Single Project Use. (Video series with a single theme count as a single project)

Business license

It is applicable for the following points:

  • Advertisement (Local & National)
  • Corporate presentations
  • Podcasts (Local & National)
  • Video Games (Local & National)
  • Software Applications
  • Short films (Local & National)
  • Crowdfunding promo videos
  • Audiobooks (Local & National)
  • Social media videos with monetization (Including advertising)
  • Websites (Background to a Web page, including advertising)
  • Slideshows, wedding albums, photography
  • Home productions
  • Royalty-Free. Worldwide. In Perpetuity. Single Project Use. (Video series with a single theme count as a single project)

Film & TV Broadcast license

It is applicable for the following points:

  • Theatrically released films (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • TV broadcasts (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Radio broadcasts (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Documentaries (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Advertisement (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Corporate presentations
  • Podcasts (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Video games (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Software applications
  • Short films (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Crowdfunding promo videos
  • Audiobooks (Local & National – Worldwide)
  • Social media videos with monetization. (Including advertising)
  • Websites (Background to a Web page, including advertising
  • Slideshows, wedding albums, photography
  • Home productions
  • Royalty-Free. Worldwide. In Perpetuity. Single Project Use. (Video series with a single theme count as a single project)

In any case, we currently accept major credit cards as a valid method of payment. Finally, we do not provide any sort of refund.

Licenses & Copyright policy

The EPIKTON and the content provided through it are the property of Ramazan Yüksel or its licensors and we grant them to users under a limited, non-exclusive and revocable license for their commercial and non-commercial use of the Service.

All EPIKTON trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names and all other features of the EPIKTON trademark are the exclusive property of Ramazan Yüksel. This License does not grant any right to use the trademarks, EPIKTON service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, or other features of the EPIKTON trademark, whether for commercial or non-commercial use.

The user agrees not to use the EPIKTON Service (including but not limited to its content) in any way that is not expressly provided for by these Conditions.

Third-party software collections included in the EPIKTON Service are licensed according to the rules set forth in these Terms.

Third-party services

EPIKTON, in order to properly provide its services, may (now or in the future) use third party applications, websites, and content directly offered by third parties (“Third Party Applications”). The use of these applications is subject to their own terms of use. You acknowledge and agree that EPIKTON is not responsible for the behavior, features, or content of any third-party application.

User content

Users of EPIKTON may post (now or in the future), upload and/or contribute (“post”) content to the Service, including photographs, text and other content (“Content”). You have the right to post any Content within the System and warrant that such Content or your use by us, as provided in these Agreements, will not violate these Agreements, applicable law, intellectual property or the rights of others. You hereby grant us an international, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, royalty-free license to any Content posted on, or in connection with, EPIKTON. The above license will be in effect until you suspend your EPIKTON account except in the case of content posted, made public or shared with others. In addition to the rights specifically granted herein, you retain ownership of all rights, including intellectual property rights, in the Content posted on the EPIKTON service, except that, where applicable under the laws of your country, you agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of any Content on the EPIKTON service and your right to object to derogatory treatment.

EPIKTON does not monitor, review or modify the Content posted but reserves the right to remove or disable access to it for any reason, including, but not limited to, Content that, in our sole discretion, violates these Agreements. EPIKTON may take such action without prior notice to you. Removal or disabling of access to the Content in question will be at our sole discretion, and we cannot guarantee the removal or disable of any Content that violates these Agreements.

EPIKTON is not responsible for the Content posted and does not endorse any opinion contained therein. If you believe that any Content infringes any intellectual property rights, please contact us using the contact@epikton.net.

User guidelines

EPIKTON respects intellectual property rights and expects users to do the same. EPIKTON has established some basic rules that users should follow when using the Service to ensure that EPIKTON remains a product that everyone can use. Please, follow these rules and encourage other users to behave in the same way. The following actions are not permitted for any reason:

  • copy, redistribute, reproduce, “extract”, record, transfer, perform or publicly display, transmit or make available to the public any part of the EPIKTON Service or Content, or alternatively make any use of the EPIKTON Service or Content that is not expressly permitted under the Agreements or applicable law, or that otherwise infringes the intellectual property rights (such as copyright) of the EPIKTON Service, Content or any part thereof;
  • use the EPIKTON Service to import or copy local files for which you do not have the necessary legal rights to do so;
  • reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the EPIKTON Service, Content or any part thereof, except as permitted by applicable law;
  • circumvent any technology used by EPIKTON, its licensors or other third parties to protect Content or Service;
  • sell, rent, subcontract or lease any part of the EPIKTON Service or Content;
  • circumvent any territorial restrictions applied by EPIKTON or its licensors;
  • remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices contained in or provided through the EPIKTON Service (including for the purpose of concealing or modifying any proprietary or proprietary notices of any Content);
  • crawl within the EPIKTON Service, or use other automated means (including bots, scraper, and spiders) to collect information from EPIKTON;

    Please respect EPIKTON, the owners of the Content and other users of EPIKTON. Do not engage in any activity, post User Content (if applicable) or register and/or use a user name that is or includes material:
  • offensive, disparaging, defamatory, pornographic, threatening or obscene;
  • illegal or designed to promote or commit illegal acts of any kind, including but not limited to infringement of the intellectual property rights, privacy rights or exclusive rights of EPIKTON or any third party;
  • malicious such as malware, Trojan horses or viruses, or otherwise capable of interfering with your access to the Service;
  • conceived or capable of causing disturbance or harassment to other users;
  • capable of faking or misrepresenting its affiliation with other users, persons or entities, or otherwise fraudulent, false, deceptive or misleading;
  • which uses automated means to artificially promote content;
  • which involves the transmission of unsolicited mass messages or other forms of spam (“spam”), junk mail, chain letters or the like, including through the inbox of EPIKTON;
  • that involves commercial or sales activities, such as advertising, promotions, contests, sweepstakes or pyramid schemes, that are not expressly authorized by EPIKTON;
  • that connects, refers to or otherwise promotes commercial products or services unless expressly authorized by EPIKTON;
  • that interferes with or in any way disrupts the EPIKTON Service, tampers with, violates or attempts to probe, examine or vulnerability test the EPIKTON Service or computer systems or network, rules of use or any other security component, authentication measure or other EPIKTON protection measures applicable to the Service, Content or any part thereof; or
  • that causes conflicts with the Agreements, as determined by EPIKTON.


You understand and agree that the publication of such User Content may result in the immediate termination or suspension of your EPIKTON account. You also agree that EPIKTON may recall your username for any reason.

Limitations and Service modifications

EPIKTON will make reasonable efforts to keep the EPIKTON Service operational. However, from time to time, some technical difficulties or maintenance operations may cause temporary interruptions. To the extent permitted by applicable law, EPIKTON reserves the right to modify or discontinue, periodically and at any time, temporarily or permanently, the functions and capabilities of the EPIKTON Service, with or without notice and without any liability to users, except where prohibited by law, for any interruptions, changes or terminations of the EPIKTON Service or other related functions.

Termination and cancellation

The Agreements will remain in force until terminated by the user or EPIKTON. However, the user understands and agrees that EPIKTON may at any time suspend or completely deny access to the services to any user, without any written notice.

Legal Disclaimer

EPIKTON TRIES TO PROVIDE THE BEST POSSIBLE SERVICE, BUT THE USER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT THE EPIKTON SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR EXPRESS OR IMPLIED STATUS OF ANY KIND. YOU USE EPIKTON SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM LIMITS LAID DOWN BY APPLICABLE LAW, EPIKTON AND ALL CONTENT OWNERS DO NOT PROVIDE ANY INSURANCE AND DENY ANY WARRANTY OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. EPIKTON AND THE CONTENT OWNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT IN ANY WAY THE EPIKTON SERVICE IS FREE OF MALWARE OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN ADDITION, EPIKTON DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY INSURANCE AND DOES NOT WARRANT, AFFIRM OR ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ANY APPLICATION OF THIRD PARTIES (OR ITS CONTENT), USER CONTENT OR OTHER PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PUBLISHED OR OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE EPIKTON OR A WEBSITE LINKED THROUGH HYPERTEXT LINK OR PRESENTED IN A BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPT THAT EPIKTON IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN USER AND SUPPLIERS THIRD PARTIES OF APPLICATIONS OR THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PUBLISHED ON OR THROUGH EPIKTON SERVICE. IN THIS RESPONSE, NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR ORAL OR WRITTEN BY THE USER TO EPIKTON WILL CONSTITUTE ANY FORM OF WARRANTY FOR EPIKTON. IF PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SOME ASPECTS OF THIS SECTION CAN NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS.


Limitations

YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ONLY AND SOLELY REMEDY FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISTS WITH THE EPIKTON SERVICE CONSISTS IN STOPPING USING THE EPIKTON SERVICE. EVEN IF EPIKTON DOES NOT ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THEIR CONTENT, AND EVEN IF THE RELATIONSHIP WITH THESE THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS MAY BE ADJUSTED BY SEPARATE AGREEMENTS WITH THOSE THIRD PARTIES, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ONLY AND ONLY REMEDY OFFERED BY EPIKTON FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THEIR CONTENT CONSIST IN UNINSTALLING AND / OR STOP USING THESE THIRD-PARTY APPLICATIONS.

IN THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL EPIKTON AND ITS OFFICIALS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, BRANCHES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNEES, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS MAY BE CONSIDERED LIABLE FOR (1) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL DAMAGES , PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENT; (2) ANY LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR USEFUL (DIRECT AND INDIRECT).

Severability and waiver

Except as otherwise stated in the Agreements, where any provision of the Agreements is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason or at any level, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way interfere with or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Agreements, and the enforcement of such provision shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Any failure by EPIKTON or third-party beneficiaries to enforce the Agreements or related clauses shall not void EPIKTON’s or third party beneficiary’s right to do so.

Assignment

EPIKTON may assign the Agreements or any part thereof and may also delegate any obligations under the Agreements. You may not assign the Agreements or any part thereof, nor transfer or sublicense your rights under the Agreements to any third party.

Indemnification

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold EPIKTON harmless from and against any damages, losses and expenses of any kind (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of: (1) your violation of this Agreement; (2) any User Content; (3) any activity in which you engage or perform through the EPIKTON Service; and (4) your violation of any law or the rights of any third party.

Jurisdiction

Ramazan Yüksel operates in full accordance with the applicable laws of Turkey. In this sense, any dispute or legal controversy will be resolved in the exclusive courts of Turkey.

Contacts

If you have any questions about the EPIKTON Service or Agreements, please contact us at contact@epikton.net