A. Cookie Types
A cookie is a small file stored in your browser or device when you visit a website. Cookies enable a user and device to be identified, and for the storage of certain information regarding the user’s preferences (e.g. language preference) and past transactions.
Generally, each cookie consists of the following items:
– Name of the server to which the cookie is sent,
– Lifetime of the cookie,
– A unique value/number which is normally created randomly (website server sending the cookie uses this value to identify you when you return to the relevant site or navigate through pages).
Data is collected automatically (without human intervention) through cookies.
Cookies are classified as session cookies or persistent cookies as per their lifetimes. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the relevant session. Persistent cookies are stored in your device during their lifetime and deleted at the end of this period. These cookies are used to identify you and your preferences when you revisit a website.
Cookies are classified in different categories depending on their intended use;
Essential cookies are the cookies that are necessary for the Site to be used. If you do not accept these cookies, certain parts or all of the website may be inaccessible.
Analytical cookies are the cookies that collect information about how users use the Site. They are used to improve/upgrade user experience. These cookies collect information about the pages visited on the site, click rates, scrolling movements on pages, and errors in order to provide information regarding user experience on the Site.
Marketing cookies are the cookies that are used to show ads/campaigns in line with users’ interests and measure the effectiveness of marketing activities.
B. Cookies Used in Our Website and an Explanation of Them
In the following list you can find the cookies used on the Site and the intended use of these cookies:
You can find information on how to disable the cookies by clicking on the relevant link for your browser below:
· Google Chrome
· Microsoft Edge
· Mozilla Firefox
· Google Analytics
· Google Ads
You can use the Cookie Settings to change your cookie preferences on the Site. If you disable the cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site.
E. Legal Grounds and Method of Personal Data Collection through Cookies
Personal data collected through cookies is processed based on the legal grounds of data processing being mandatory for exercising, using or protecting a right specified under Article 5 of the Law, and for fulfilling the Company’s legal interests. Additionally, your explicit consent is sought for the use of certain cookies. If you give your explicit consent to the use of the relevant cookies, your personal data will be processed based on the legal grounds of having the data subject’s explicit consent.
Automated methods are used to collect your personal data through cookies.
F. Sharing of the Data Collected through Cookies with Third Parties
Your personal data collected through cookies is shared with suppliers residing within or outside the country within the scope of the aforementioned purposes and legal grounds. Your personal data is shared with third parties in accordance with the rules set forth in Articles 8 and 9 of the Law.
G. Rights of Data Subjects
Article 11 of the Law regulates the rights of the data subject/data owner. Within the scope of this article, the data subject/data owner has the following rights:
· To learn whether their personal data has been processed or not,
· To request information on the personal data that has been processed,
· To learn the purposes behind the processing of their personal data and whether their personal data has been used properly or not,
· To know the names of any third parties within or outside the country to which their personal data is transferred,
· To request the correction of incompletely or incorrectly processed personal data and to notify this to third parties to which their personal data has been transferred,
· In the event that the reasons that lead to the processing of their personal data are no longer relevant, although it has been processed as per the Law and the relevant legislation, to request the deletion or destruction of their data and to notify this to third parties to which their personal data has been transferred,
· To object to the analysis of their processed data, if it has resulted against them when conducted exclusively through automated systems,
· To request the recovery of their loss, if they suffer a loss due to the processing of their personal data in a way that violates the Law.
If you appeal to the Company within this regard, we shall reply your requests within 30 days at the latest. You can use one of the request methods below:
· You can send your request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org using your email address registered on the Company systems.
· You can send your request in writing to the address Çukurambar Mahallesi 1480 Sokak No:2 A/56, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey.
· You can also use the other methods stated in the Turkish Communiqué on the Rules and Principles for Requesting Information from the Data Controller.
Last updated on: 17.04.2021