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Privacy & Cookies

 

NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS WEBSITE ABOUT PRIVACY

1. Introduction

We are committed to protecting the personal information of website users. This Privacy Notice ("this notice") explains how we use or handle your personally identifiable information ("personal information") that we gather via your use of this website or information you supply through this website. All references to "we," "us," and "our" in this notice refer to this website; all references to "user," "you," and "your" refer to any user of this website.
2. Our Details

We are the data controller for this website. MD. Kubra Altintas is not the data controller for the websites of any MD. Kubra Altintas subsidiary or affiliate ("Group websites") that are linked from this website. These Group websites will have their own privacy policies in compliance with the applicable legislation of the country or countries in which they operate. Please familiarize yourself with these privacy policies if you access Group websites via a link provided on this website.
3. Third Party Links

This website may contain connections to the websites, plug-ins, and apps of third parties. If you click on these links or enable these connections, third parties may be able to gather or share information about you. These third-party websites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for their privacy policies. We advise you to read the privacy policies of any website you visit after leaving our site.
4. How We Collect Personal Information

Personal data or personal information refers to any information about a natural person that identifies or permits the person's identity. When you voluntarily register with us to receive company-related notifications, complete our online information request form, and complete any surveys or feedback forms, we collect information about you. We collect information about your usage of our website via cookies (technical data). Please refer to Section 11 for additional information regarding our cookie usage. We may collect, use, store, and transfer various types of personal information that you freely supply, such as your first and last name, title, gender, occupation, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers, feedback and survey responses, and selected contact preferences. We may also collect, utilize, and distribute aggregated data, such as statistical or demographic information, for any reason. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal information, but it is not deemed personal information under the law because it does not expose your identity directly or indirectly. For instance, we may aggregate your usage information to determine the percentage of users who visit a particular website feature. Nevertheless, if we combine or link aggregated data with your personal information so that it might directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal information that will be treated in accordance with this notice.
No unique categories of personal information are collected about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). In addition, we do not collect information regarding criminal convictions and offenses. This website is not meant for minors, nor do we deliberately gather information about children.

5. How We Gather Upıt Personal Data 

We acquire personal information from and about you using a variety of means, including:
Direct interactions: You may give certain personal information (such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address) by filling out forms or by contacting us via mail, telephone, or e-mail. We include information you offer when you sign up for e-mail alerts on this website, request information, complete and submit a survey, or contact us with feedback. Automated interactions or technologies: We may automatically gather technical information about your device, browsing actions, and habits as you navigate our website. We get this information via cookies. Please refer to our cookie policy in Section 11 for more information. Through analytics, we utilize aggregated, anonymized data such as statistical and demographic information. External parties: We may obtain personal data or aggregated technical data about you from external services providers hired by this website to host or manage certain areas of this website section.

6. Reasons For Using Personal Information

As outlined below, we only use your personal information to pursue our legitimate interests (or those of a third party), provided that your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; to comply with a legal obligation; for any other purpose to which you have consented; or as otherwise permitted by law.

Advertising and marketing
Your personal information is not used for marketing or advertising purposes. We endeavor to provide you with options regarding the use of your personal information, notably for marketing and advertising purposes.

Change in intent

We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we originally received it unless we have a good faith belief that we need to use it for another reason that is compatible with the original purpose. If we must use your personal information for an unconnected purpose, we will tell you and explain the legal grounds for doing so. Please note that, when required or permitted by law, we may process your personal information without your knowledge or consent, in accordance with the aforementioned regulations.

Brokers and service providers

As stated in section 5, we outsource the processing of specific functions and/or data to third parties. When we outsource the processing of your personal information or send your personal information to third-party service providers, we require those third parties to protect your personal information with adequate security measures in line with our standards and relevant legislation.

Promotional material

Names and e-mail addresses to associated service providers [for the purpose of disseminating promotional materials, surveys, questionnaires, and other information you have consented to receive].

Business transfers

We may choose to sell, transfer, or merge portions of our business or assets to third parties. Alternately, we may attempt to buy or combine with other companies. If our firm is sold, the new owners may continue to use your personal information as described in this privacy notice.

Legal requirements

We retain the right to reveal any personal information we have on you if required by a court of law or asked by a governmental authority, or if we deem it necessary or desirable to comply with the law or to protect or defend our rights or property in line with relevant laws. In addition, we reserve the right to store gathered personal information and to treat such information in accordance with accounting, tax, and record retention requirements.

We expect all third parties to maintain the confidentiality of your personal information and to comply with applicable laws when handling it. We do not permit our third-party service providers to use your personal information for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal information for the mentioned objectives and per our instructions.

7. Your Rights With Respect To Our Use of Your Personal Data

You have rights under applicable data protection law regarding our use of your personal information, including the ability to:

request access to the personal information we hold about you, along with an explanation of the categories of personal information being processed, the objectives of such processing, and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information may be shared; seek the correction of erroneous or incomplete personal information; request restriction of processing or object to certain uses of your personal information (including direct marketing, processing based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling), and processing for the purposes of scientific or historical research and statistics) based on your particular situation; seek the erasure of your personal information or a restriction on its use in certain circumstances (for instance, you may request that we delete your personal information if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was gathered, with certain exceptions); and revoke any consents you have granted for the use of your personal information. We may require particular information from you in order to establish your identity and guarantee your right to access your personal information (or to exercise any of your other rights. This is a precaution in place to ensure that no unauthorized parties have access to your personal information. In order to expedite our answer, we may also call you to obtain further information on your inquiry. We strive to answer within one month to all legitimate queries. If your request is exceptionally difficult or you have made multiple requests, it may take us longer than a month to fulfill it. In this instance, we will inform you and keep you informed. You will not be charged a price to view your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a fee if your request is manifestly frivolous, exorbitant, or repetitive. Alternatively, we may refuse to honor your request under these conditions.

8. How Long We Have Your Personal Data

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the reasons for which it was obtained, or as required by law. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legalrequirements.

9. How We Protect Your Personal Data

Your personal information shall be treated as confidential and collected, processed, and stored by this website and our service providers in a manner that ensures appropriate security, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and accidental loss, destruction, or damage, using appropriate technical or organizational measures, such as: Identity and access administration, security of infrastructure and operations, vulnerability management, business resiliency planning, continuity of operations planning, and security consciousness.We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach, and we will notify you and any applicable regulator if a breach is detected and we are obligated to do so by law. While our website will use all reasonable efforts to ensure the integrity, security, and confidentiality of all personal information submitted and/or obtained from a user, it will not be held liable under any circumstances if such information is compromised, disseminated, or otherwise disclosed due to conduct beyond its control, such as hacking, infection by all kind of unwanted files that can be considered as software such as virus, or any other computer programming routines or software that are intended to damage the operation of a computer system.

10. Cookie Policy

A cookie is a piece of data (text file) that a website requests your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information, when you revisit the site. These are referred to as "first party" or "our" cookies. For our advertising and marketing operations, we also employ third-party cookies, which are cookies from a domain other than the domain of the website you are viewing. We use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following specific purposes: Assisting you in navigating; Assisting in registration to our events, login, and your ability to submit comments;
Analyzing your use of our products, services or apps;

Assisting with our promotional and marketing initiatives. (including behavioral advertising)

Below is a complete list of the cookies we use on our Website. Our Website is scanned using our cookie scanning technology constantly to maintain a list as accurate as possible. We collect information about how you interact with our website and mobile application using cookies and comparable technology. Cookies are text files transferred to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or use a mobile application. Cookies are commonly used to help websites or mobile applications function or function more efficiently in general uses, as well as to retain information about your preferences or previous actions. Please note that you can learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.We use cookies to improve the online experience of our users (by remembering their language and/or product preferences, for example) and to gain a better understanding of how our website is utilized. Cookies may reveal, for instance, if you have already visited our website or are a new visitor. They can also make online advertisements more relevant to your interests and preferences. Most browsers are configured to allow cookies by default. You have the option of accepting or rejecting cookies. Please note, however, that if you do not accept our cookies, you may not be able to utilize our website or mobile applications to their fullest extent.You may learn more about how to manage and remove cookies (including how to opt out) by visiting allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ or the page associated with your browser.

12. Changes to This Privacy Notice

We conduct periodic reviews of our Privacy Notice and post any revisions to this page. It is going to be revised periodical terms for you to have the best service. 

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