- GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
1.1What is cookie?
Cookies are small text files that can be stored in the visitor’s device (such as a computer or phone) and contain data in name-value format when a website is visited. The text files in question can be interpreted by browsers and servers that can access them, and in this way, various information about the device on the visited website and thus the related user can be obtained. Today, cookies are used in almost every site.
In this Policy, the term “cookie” is used to refer to cookies and similar technologies that can be used by the Company. Although it is possible to collect personal data through cookies, any data collected through cookies may not be of personal data. Therefore, it should be taken into consideration that the data obtained through cookies will only be evaluated within the scope of this Law on the Protection of Personal Data (KVKK) to the extent that they constitute personal data within the framework of Turkish law.
1.2. Cookie Types: Cookies can be classified in terms of duration or domain name to which they belong. Cookies are divided into two as session cookies and permanent cookies if they are classified in terms of duration. Session cookies refer to cookies that are deleted upon the user closing the browser, while persistent cookies are cookies that remain on the user’s computer / device for a predetermined period of time. If cookies are classified according to their domain name, they are divided into two as related party cookie and third party cookie. Cookies placed by the visited area are called related party cookies, while cookies placed by a different area visited are referred to as third party cookies. If people outside the visited area place cookies on the user device over the visited area, there is a third party cookie.
- Uses for Advertising Purposes. We may use related party cookies and third party cookies to transmit advertisements and similar content for the interests of users through the Company’s or third parties’ websites, platforms and applications. Examples of uses for advertising purposes are cookies that measure the effectiveness of advertisements and cookies that indicate whether a particular ad was clicked or how many times the ad was viewed.
If cookies are disabled, it may not be possible to use some of the functions of the website, application, platform and services of the Company.
4- Authorized Service Providers: We can get help from some service providers that we authorize for the execution and promotion of the company’s website, platform and applications and services. These service providers will also be able to place cookies and similar technologies (third party cookies) on the users’ computer / device and collect information such as IP address, unique identifier and device identifier to detect the user device.
5- Third Party Site, Products and Services: Company websites, platform and applications, third party websites, products and services may contain links. These links are subject to third party privacy policies, and it should be noted that third parties and third party sites are independent of the Company and that the Company is not responsible for third parties’ privacy practices. In case of visiting the linked websites, we recommend reading the privacy policies of these sites.