We, as Vestel Ventures Ar-Ge Anonim Şirketi (the "Company"), make use of various technologies such as cookies, pixels, GIFs, etc., to improve your experience during your use or visit of our websites ("Website"), applications or all similar online or offline platforms (all mentioned platforms shall collectively be referred to as the "Platform") offered to your use in digital environment.
Cookies are small text files which we store on your device when you visit our website. These cookies are sent back to us every time you access our website subsequently. This allows us to recognise you, for example, or makes navigating our website easier for you thanks to the information stored in the cookies.
We do not share the information stored in the cookies with third parties without your express permission.
The use of such technologies performed in accordance with the legislation we are subject to, particularly with the General Data Protection Regulation ("Law").
With this Cookie Disclosure Policy, the usage purposes for which Cookies will be collected during the use of the Platforms and how you can control these Cookies will be explained to your side.
1. Method and Legal Grounds to Collect Cookies
Cookies which are obtained within the scope of your visit to our applications or our website and which are technically required to perform the primary functions of our website will be collected based on the legal grounds for the legitimate interest of the our Company as stated under the Law. Cookies collected for preference, statistics and marketing purposes can only be collected only upon your explicit consent.
2. Cookie Types According to their Duration
(a) Session Cookies: These Cookies are temporary and they disappear upon closing the browser or the termination of the session.
(b) Permanent Cookies: These Cookies are those that remain on your hard drive until you delete them or your browser automatically deletes them depending on their expiry date. The expiry date of Permanent Cookies are predetermined even if such vary.
3. Types of Cookies According to Provenance
(a) First-Party Cookies: As the name suggests, first-party Cookies are those placed on your device by our Platforms.
(b) Third-Party Cookies: These Cookies are those placed on your device not by our Platforms you visit, but by the advertising third parties performing analytics systems.
4. Cookies Used on Our Platforms
Strictly Necessary Cookies
The use of certain Cookies is imperative for our website and application to function properly. For example, authentication cookies which are activated when you log in to our website allow your session to continue when you switch to different pages within our website.
Name Purpose Expiry
XSRF-TOKEN For security reasons Session
_wixCIDXSystem Monitoring/debugging 3 months
bSession For system efficiency measurement 30 minutes
hs For security reasons Session
svSession User login 2 years
ssr-caching For security reasons 1 min
What types of personal data do we receive through cookies?
Examples of the types of personal data we receive through the cookies we use are listed below. This includes information we access directly from your device without storing or accessing a file:
• Cookie browser data: cookie identifiers, time/date, services/products selected, whether and to which cookies you have consented;
• Device data: device type, screen resolution, operating system version, browser rendering core, its version and basic settings;
• Log data: Time and duration of usage of our website and search data;
• Location data: Data about your country of access as proclaimed by your device;
• Behavioural data: Data about your usage of our website that we may process if you visit or use third party sites or applications to cooperate with us, and data on how you participate with the content of our website (such as pages visited, if you came from a marketing campaign, button clicks etc.)
Please note that using the tools might include transfer of your data to recipients outside of the EEA where there is no adequate level of data protection pursuant to the Law (e.g. the USA). Also in that third there might not be a supervisory authority and/or data processing principles and/or data subject rights might not be provided for in the third country.
The information on how you can manage your preferences for cookies used in the Platform is as follows:
While preferences may vary depending on the browser used, it is possible to find the general explanation about this issue at the address https://www.aboutcookies.org/ . The cookie preferences may be needed to be adjusted separately for each device that the visitor accesses the Platform.
Click here to turn off the Cookies managed by Google Analytics.
Click here to manage the personalized advertisement experience provided by Google.
Preferences in terms of the cookies used by many companies for their advertising activities can be managed through Your Online Choices.
The mobile device settings menu can be used to manage Cookies over mobile devices.
You can customize your preferences regarding cookies by changing your browser settings.
6. User rights
To ensure complete control over your information, you have a comprehensive set of rights that you can use to manage how we process your data.
Your right to information about your data
We will provide you with information about the data we hold about you on request.
Your right to correct and complete your data
We will correct inaccurate information about you if you notify us accordingly. We will complete incomplete data if you notify us accordingly, provided this data is necessary for the intended purpose of processing your data.
Your right to delete your data
We will delete the information we hold about you on request. However, some data will only be deleted subject to a defined period of retention, for example because we are required to retain the data by law in some cases, or because we require the data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you.
Your right to have your data blocked
In certain legally determined cases, we will block your data if you would like us to do so. Blocked data is only further processed to a very limited extent.
Your right to withdraw consent
You can withdraw consent given for your data to be processed with effect for the future at any time. The legality of processing your data remains unaffected by this up to the point at which your consent is withdrawn.
Your right to object to the processing of your data
You can object to the processing of your data with effect for the future at any time, if we are processing your data on the basis of one of the legal justifications set out in article 6(1e or 1f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. In the event that you object we will cease processing your data, provided that there are no compelling and legitimate grounds for further processing. The processing of your data for the purposes of direct marketing never constitutes compelling and legitimate grounds for us.
Your right to data portability
At your request, we can make certain information available to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
Your right to appeal to a regulatory authority
You can lodge an appeal pertaining to data protection with a data protection authority. To do so, contact the data protection authority responsible for your place of residence or the data protection authority under whose jurisdiction we fall (named below).
7. Your Point Of Contact For All Questions Relating To Data Protection
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions relating to data protection
If you have any questions relating to data protection or exercising your rights, you can use the following contact information to get in touch with our data protection officer directly:
E-mail us at: email@example.com
Or write to us at: Esentepe, Büyükdere Cd. No:199, 34394 Şişli/İstanbul
Last Updated on: 02.11.2021