Terms of Use

Read these terms and conditions carefully. Together with any other applicable terms, they govern our relationship with you as the website user (“You”) in relation to this Vestel Open Source Software Hub ("Website"). If You have any questions about them or do not wish to accept them, contact our customer services department using the contact information in the manual of Your product or on the product itself such as labels at the back of or under your product before using the Website. We may change these terms and conditions at any time by updating this page. You must check this page from time to time to review these terms and conditions to ensure that You are aware of any changes and that they are acceptable to You. Using or accessing this Website indicates Your acceptance of these terms and conditions (as updated from time to time). If You do not accept these terms and conditions, do not continue to use this Website.

Information about us

"We" or "Vestel" means Vestel Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., whose principal place of business is at Levent 199, Büyükdere Cad. No:199 34394 Şişli/İstanbul Turkey. You may contact us by the contact information in the manual of your product or on the product itself such as labels at the back of or under your product.

Your access to this Website

The Website has been made available to You for Your own personal use. We are entitled to modify, withdraw or deny access to the Website at our convenience at any time.

Nothing in these terms and conditions grants any license to use any brand of Vestel or any other right that is owned by Vestel. Specific license terms for materials on the Website, such as open source codes, may allow broader rights of use, subject to such terms.

Vestel goods and services

We may display the availability of Vestel or other goods and services on this Website. Some of these goods or services may only be available in certain jurisdictions and therefore we reserve the right to choose where such goods or services are supplied. By advertising the availability of any goods or services, we do not warrant that such goods or services will be available and You must check with your local Vestel contact, by using the contact information in the manual of your product or on the product itself such as labels at the back of or under your product for further information. Where we supply goods or services either through this Website or through other means, additional terms and conditions may apply in addition to any applicable terms and conditions within these terms and conditions.

Source Codes

We may, in our discretion, make available to You various source codes ("Code") for download from this Website ("Download Service") at no charge. You may obtain information on how to install software by contacting us by using the contact information in the manual of your product or on the product itself such as labels at the back of or under your product within the warranty period of your device for that you use the Code. By using the Code and/or the Download Service, You expressly assume all risk and liability associated with and/or caused by the same and complying with all applicable user agreements that accompany each Code. To the extent any of the Code is licensed under public licenses such as the GNU General Public License and/or GNU Lesser General Public License, such licenses may be found in each of the file packages of the Code.

Vestel provides the Code and the Download Service "as is" without any representation or warranty of any kind and all such warranties, express or implied, are hereby disclaimed, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose accuracy, completeness, currency, availability, title, or non-infringement. You acknowledge that Vestel is not obliged to provide and does not provide any support or assistance with respect to the Code or the Download Service. The Download Service shall not affect nor extend any warranty or disclaimer which Vestel makes in each of Vestel’s products in which Code (or object/executable code based thereon) is incorporated.

Uploading material to the Website

Any information or other material You upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and Vestel has the right (at no charge) to use, copy, distribute, sub-license and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. You represent and warrant that You have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any material You upload and that You comply with all the license conditions or other restrictions that the materials that You upload are subject to. We also have the right to disclose Your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by You to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We have the right to remove any material or posting You make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our content standards. You warrant that any material You upload does not and will not infringe any third party intellectual property rights.

Our liability to you

These terms and conditions do not exclude us from liability (if any) to You for:

  • Personal injury or death resulting from our negligence.
  • Fraud.
  • Any matter which would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude ourselves from liability.

We do not guarantee that this Website or any product or service provided through it will be compatible with all or any hardware or software which You may use. We do not guarantee that this Website will be available all the time or at any specific time. We reserve the right to withdraw or modify this Website at any time. We are only liable to You for losses which You suffer as a result of a breach of these terms and conditions by us. We are not responsible to You for any losses which You may incur which were not a foreseeable consequence of us breaching these terms and conditions, for example if You and we could not have contemplated those losses before or when You access this Website. Our liability to You shall not under any circumstances include any business losses that You may incur, including but not limited to lost data, lost profits or business interruption. SUBJECT TO THE ABOVE, VESTEL'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND/OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE SUM OF FIFTY US DOLLARS (USD $50).

Your indemnification

By using the Website, You agree to indemnify Vestel and other companies and corporations in the Vestel group against any costs, damage, claims, liabilities and expenses incurred as a result of Your breach of these terms and conditions or any other applicable terms.

Information on the Website

The information, documents, software and other materials ("Content") contained on the Website are provided "as is" and are given for general information and interest purposes only. We try to ensure the content contained on the Website is accurate and up to date, but we are not responsible for any errors, faults or inaccuracies in any content. As a result, You should not rely on the content, and we recommend that You take further advice or seek further guidance before taking any action based on such content. Our liability to You as explained above remains unaffected. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude all representations, conditions, warranties or other terms that apply to such Content or information including any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular or any purpose, and non-infringement that might otherwise apply but for this clause. If in a relevant jurisdiction these limitations and exclusions are not permitted, our liability shall be limited and excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.


We may provide you links to other sites that are not controlled by us. We are not responsible for these sites in any way, and do not endorse them. It is Your responsibility to check the terms and conditions and privacy policy on any other site that You visit.

You may not link to this Website from another site without our consent in writing. For such consent, You must first comply with the following guidelines:

  • Links to the page of the Website must be agreed with us.
  • You may not create a frame including the Website or any other border around the Website.
  • The site from which You wish to link must comply with all relevant laws and regulations and must not contain content that may be considered distasteful or offensive or harmful.
  • You must not imply that we endorse or are associated with any other site, product or service.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity and all aspects whatsoever of these Terms and Conditions, or of any individual one of these terms and conditions, will be governed by the law of the Republic of Turkey. The Turkish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of, or in connection with, these terms and conditions or the use of the Website.

Your privacy

This Website does not use or collect personally identifiable information about its users.

We will treat any personal data that You may actively provide to us only to deal with your message or request. We will delete these data as soon as they are no longer needed for their purpose, unless we are under a statutory obligation to retain the data for a longer period of time. In handling Your data we will at all times act in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and regulations.