Terms of use for www.orient.tm website (hereinafter “Terms of Use”)

  1. General Terms
         1.1 Terms of Use determine the procedure and conditions for the use of information, news and other materials posted on the orient.tm website (hereinafter “Site Administration”) www.orient.tm – the news section of the website, located at www.orient.tm (hereinafter “the Site”), as well as the rules for using materials by the Site and the procedure for interacting with the Site Administration.
    1.2 Any materials posted on the Site are objects of intellectual property (objects of copyright or related rights, as well as rights to means of individualization). The rights of the Site Administration to these materials are protected by the legislation of Turkmenistan “On Copyright and Related Rights”.
     1.3 The use of materials posted on the Site is allowed only with the written consent of the Site Administration or another copyright holder directly indicated on a specific material posted on the Site, or in the immediate vicinity of the specified material.
    1.4 The rights to use and permission to use materials posted on the Site, owned by other rightholders than the Site Administration, are granted with the permission of such rightholders or in accordance with the conditions established by such rightholders. None of the provisions of these Rules gives the rights to third parties to use the materials of the copyright holders directly indicated on the specific material posted on the Site, or in the immediate vicinity of the specified material.
     1.5 These Rules apply to the following users: news agencies, electronic and print media, any individuals and legal entities, as well as individual entrepreneurs (hereinafter “Users”).
  2. USE OF MATERIALS, TYPES OF USE
         2.1 The use of the materials of the Site entails reproduction, distribution, public display, broadcasting, communication by cable, translation, processing, communication to the public and other methods of use provided for by the current legislation of Turkmenistan.
     2.2 Using the materials of the Site without obtaining permission from the Site Administration is not allowed.
     2.3 Making any amendments and/or modifications to the materials of the Site, as well as any processing of materials is prohibited.
    2.4 The use of the materials of the Site is carried out on the basis of agreements with the Site Administration, concluded in writing, or on the basis of written permission issued by the Site Administration.
    2.5 Any use (non-contractual/without permission) of photo, graphic, video, audio and other materials posted on the Site, owned by the Site Administration and other copyright holders (third parties) is prohibited.
    2.6 The cost of using each specific material or issuing permission to use it is agreed by the User and the Site Administration in each specific case.
    2.7 If it is necessary to use the materials of the Site, the rights to which belong to third parties (other copyright holders than the Site Administration, which is directly indicated on such materials or in the immediate vicinity of them), Users are obliged to contact the copyright holders of such materials to obtain permission to use the materials.
  3. RESPONSIBILITIES OF USERS WHEN USING THE SITE MATERIALS
         3.1 When using the materials of the Site for any purpose with the permission of the Site Administration, a link to the Site is required and is carried out in the following form:
    3.1.1 in printed publications or in other forms on tangible media Users are obliged to indicate the source in each case of using materials – the Site “orient.tm“.
    3.1.2 on the Internet or other forms of use in electronic form not on tangible media, Users in each case of using materials are required to place a hyperlink to the Site – “orient.tm“, the hyperlink must be active and direct, when clicking on which the User goes to a specific Site page from which the material was obtained
     3.2 A link to a source or a hyperlink specified in paragraphs. 3.1.1 and 3.1.2. of these Rules should be placed by the User at the beginning of the text material used, as well as directly under the used audio, video, photographic material, graphic material of the Site Administration. The font size of the link to the source or hyperlink should not be less than the font size of the text in which the materials of the Site are used, or the font size of the text of the User accompanying audio, video, photographic materials and graphic materials of the Site, as well as the color of the link should be identical to the colors of the links on the Site and must be visible to the User.
    3.3 The use of materials from the Site obtained from secondary sources (from copyright holders other than the Site Administration, which is directly indicated on such materials or in the immediate vicinity of them), is possible only with reference to these sources and, if necessary, established by such sources (copyright holders), – with their permission.
    3.4 It is not allowed to process the original material (work) taken from the Site, including the reduction of the material, its other processing, including leading to a distortion of its meaning.
    3.5 When using the materials of the Site for any purpose with the permission of the Administration of the Site, when using information, news materials of the Site, Users should not indicate on their sites and in RSS-mailings the release time of information and/or news materials identical or earlier than the time of their release on the Site.
  4. RIGHTS TO THIRD PARTY MATERIALS, CLAIMS SETTLEMENT
         4.1 Materials, the rights to which belong to third parties, posted on the Site, are posted either with the permission of the copyright holder obtained by the Site Administration, or, if such use is not expressly prohibited by the copyright holder, in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan for informational purposes with the obligatory indication of the name of the author, whose material is used, and the source of borrowing.
    4.2 In the event that the designation of authorship of materials in accordance with clause 4.1. of these Rules contains an error, or in the case of using material with an alleged or real violation of the rights of third parties, or in other controversial cases of using intellectual property objects posted on the Site, including in the case when the rights of a third party are violated in one way or another using Site, the following scheme for the settlement of third-party claims against the Site Administration is applied:
    4.2.1 a claim is sent to the Site Administration by e-mail to info@orient.tm containing information about the intellectual property object, the rights to which belong to the applicant and which is used illegally through the Site or in violation of the rules of use, or otherwise the rights of the applicant as the owner of exclusive rights to the intellectual property object posted on the Site, violated through the Site, with the attachment of documents confirming the applicant’s powers, data about the copyright holder and a copy of the power of attorney to act on behalf of the copyright holder, if the person filing the claim is not the head of the copyright holder’s company or directly an individual – the copyright holder… The claim also indicates the address of the page of the Site, which contains data that violates the rights, and sets out a full description of the essence of the violation of rights. The applicant also undertakes, to send the claim to the Site Administration in writing at info@orient.tm within one day from the date of sending the claim via e-mail.
    4.2.2 The Site Administration undertakes to consider a properly executed claim within a period of at least 5 (five) business days from the date of its receipt by e-mail, but in any case no more than 5 (five) business days from the date of receipt of the claim in writing. The Site Administration undertakes to notify the applicant of the results of consideration of his application (claim) by sending a letter by e-mail to the address indicated by the applicant, as well as sending a written response to the address indicated by the applicant (if such a dispatch address is not indicated, the obligation to the provision of a written response to the claim is removed from the Site Administration). In particular, the Site Administration has the right to request additional documents, certificates, data confirming the legality of the claim. If the claim is recognized as legitimate, the Site Administration will take all possible measures necessary to stop the violation of the applicant’s rights and settle the claim.
    4.2.3 In any case, the Site Administration takes all possible measures to promptly satisfy the justified claims of third parties and strive for the fastest possible settlement of all disputes.
  1. OTHER TERMS
         5.1 The Site Administration reserves the right to change these Rules unilaterally at any time without notifying Users. Any changes will be posted on the Site. Changes come into force from the moment they are published on the Site.
    5.2 For all questions regarding the use of the Site materials, Users can contact the Site Administration at the following address: info@orient.tm
    5.3 In everything that is not regulated by these Rules regarding the use of materials on the Site, the parties are to be guided by the provisions of the legislation of Turkmenistan.
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