As Alin Akademi (“Alin Akademi”), the data supervisor, we would like to inform you that we care about the protection of personal data we obtain from our real and potential customers and that we take steps in line with legal regulations on the matter.
LEGAL BASIS AND GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Protection of personal data has been regulated particularly in the Law No. 6698 and in the Law No. 5651 on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Fight Against Crimes Committed through These Publications, the Law on Regulation of Electronic Trade No. 6563 and relevant secondary legislation. In addition, several criminal sanctions have been foreseen in the Turkish Penal Code No. 5237 regarding the protection of personal data.
Data processing refers to any process on personal data including its procurement (through full or partial automation or non-automation as a part of any data recording system), recording, storage, preservation, modification, rearrangement, expression, transfer, takeover, being made procurable, classification or prevention from use.
i. Complying with law and rules of honesty,
ii. Being accurate and up-to-date when necessary,
iii. Processing for specific, clear and legitimate purposes,
iv. Being connected to the purpose of processing, limited and restrained,
v. Preservation for periods required by the relevant legislation or by the purpose of processing.
DATA PROCESSED BY ALİN AKADEMİ
Our company may process general and special personal data with express consent from the data owner or without express consent in cases stipulated in articles 5 and 6 of the PDP Law. These general and special data processed by our company are exemplified below, and the data to be processed may vary for each data owner depending on various factors such as the type and nature of our relations with the data owner (customer, contracted institution, solution partner, etc.) and the communication channels used.
i. Information for identification such as name, surname, company, position and city
ii. Contact information such as phone and e-mail,
iii. Information approved by the data owner to be shared through their social media accounts in case they have used these channels to connect to our Company's web addresses,
iv. Communication records such as telephone calls, e-mail correspondence and other audio and video data regarding the services purchased by the data owner,
v. Internet protocol (IP) address, device ID, unique identifier information, device type, ad ID, unique device icon, statistics on web page views, incoming and outgoing traffic information, referral URL, internet log information, location information, websites visited and information regarding actions taken through our websites, platforms, internet network and advertising and e-mail content,
vi. Data obtained to understand the suitability of the data owner for offers and to communicate with them on the matter,
vii. Following the submission of a relevant offer by our company, the data used to carry out the bid preparation process and to report the approval of the contract, in case of one,
viii.Data regarding any transaction and application made by the data owner on the website.
Purposes of Using Personal Data
Our company may process personal data for the purposes specified below and to the extent permitted by the relevant legislation and may preserve them for the period required by these purposes.
i. Fulfilling legal and administrative obligations and exercising the rights arising from the legislation in force,
ii. Providing information to public officials on public security matters upon request and in line with legislation,
iii. Negotiating, establishing and executing contracts that are concluded/planned to be concluded,
iv. Confirming the identity information of our customers for services received through our website and recording the necessary address and other necessary information for communication,
v. Providing suggestions and solutions to our customers by our contracted institutions and solution partners and informing our customers about the services we have provided,
vi. Organizing all records and documents regarding transaction in electronic (internet) or paper environment,
vii. Increasing customer satisfaction, recognizing our customers who receive services from our Company through our website and using these in customer environment analyses and various marketing and advertising activities, and conducting surveys in electronic and/or physical environment through contracted organizations within this context,
viii. Evaluating customer complaints and suggestions regarding our services,
ix. Ensuring the security of the websites and other electronic systems and physical environments used by our company,
x. Notifying of any changes in the legislation or the rules and policies accepted by our Company or other notifications concerning the data owner,
xi. Investigating, detecting, preventing and reporting to the administrative and judicial authorities the violations of contract and law,
xii. Resolving current and future legal disputes,
xiii. Answering requests and questions,
xiv. Developing and improving the written, verbal and visual communication and marketing policies of our company,
xv. Mandatory data processing for the establishment, exercise or protection of a right,
xvi. Without harm to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data owner, protecting the legitimate interests of our Company.
Protection, Security and Control of Your Personal Data
As the data supervisor, our company takes all the necessary technical and administrative measures to ensure the appropriate level of security to prevent the personal data from being illegally accessed or processed. In this context, it is ensured that the business processes and activities of our Company are executed in line with the internal policies and rules prepared for the purpose of personal data protection. It is ensured that employees are informed about the legislation on personal data protection and internal policies and rules prepared in this context; the necessary declarations and commitments are received from employees and individuals and institutions who process data on behalf of our Company, and violation of these commitments is subjected to certain sanctions. The necessary information security measures are implemented to prevent unauthorized access to personal data, and the sufficiency of the measures is checked at certain periods for the purpose of continuously improving the existing data security system.
Sharing Personal Data with Third Parties at Home and Abroad and Storage Time
In this context, your personal data may be shared with the program partner institutions and organizations whom we cooperate with to carry out our activities, with domestic/foreign individuals and institutions whose services we use to store the data and receive physical servers and/or cloud services from, domestic/foreign companies we receive services from in sending commercial electronic messages, the inter-bank card center, the banks we have contracts with, internationally certified payment institutions and various domestic/foreign advertising companies, agencies and survey companies or other domestic/foreign business partners under marketing activities to increase customer experience and to provide better service.
The Rights of the Data Owner under the Law on Protection of Personal Data
As the data owner, in case you wish to exercise any of your rights specified below pursuant to article 11 of the PDP Law:
i. learning whether your personal data is processed,
ii. if your personal data has been processed, requesting information on the matter,
iii. learning the purpose of processing of your personal data and whether they are used in line with such purpose,
iv. learning about the third parties to whom your personal data is transferred to at home or abroad,
v. requesting correction in case your personal data is incompletely or incorrectly processed,
vi. requesting the deletion or disposal of your personal data in case the reasons requiring their processing disappear,
vii. requesting your correction and deletion requests to be notified to the third parties whom your personal data has been transferred to,
viii.objecting to the emergence of a result against your interests due to the analysis of the processed data exclusively through automated systems,
ix. requesting compensation for damage in case the emergence thereof due to unlawful processing of your personal data,
Requests from data owners shall be evaluated and concluded within thirty days at the latest based on the nature of the request under article 13 of the PDP Law. Positive or negative responses to such requests from data owners can be reported to data owners through electronic environment. Such requests of data owners shall be concluded free of charge as a rule, and if the request requires additional costs, fees may be charged in the amount determined under the relevant legislation.
Method and Legal Reason of Personal Data Collection
While personal data is most often obtained from the data owners, they may also be obtained through contracted institutions, solution partners and persons and institutions representing/represented by the data owner under the conditions stipulated in articles 5 and 6 of the PDP Law.
During access to our company's website, electronic platforms, applications or e-mail messages or the advertisements sent by our company, small data files may be placed on users' computers, mobile phones, tablets or other devices to allow certain data to be recorded and collected. These data files may be cookies, pixel tags, flash cookies and web beacons or other similar technologies for data storage purposes. The term “cookie” herein shall refer to cookies and other similar technologies to be used by our company.
Cookies store the information they collect through log files, empty GIF files and/or third-party sources to create a summary of your preferences and can track your browsing information and/or history on the website to make special promotions for you, to offer promotions and marketing offers, to improve the content of the website for you and/or to determine your preferences.
Our website (www.kurumsalceviklik.org) analyzes and interprets visitor movements and preferences, which it monitors during use of the website, apart from the personal information obtained through communication, price and report request forms through “cookies”. Cookie are files consisting mostly of letters and numbers that are stored in the internet browser or hard disk of the device used and allow said device to be detected.
Our website (www.kurumsalceviklik.org) shall collect and process the browsing data of its visitors, share it with third parties and store it securely to provide better service to them under its legal obligation, provided that their use is limited to the purpose and extent specified in this Statement on Protection of Personal Data.
Types of Cookies and the Use of Third-Party Cookies
Information collected from you on our company's website (www.kurumsalceviklik.org) may be matched online and offline or at different times, and this information may be used with information from other sources, such as third parties.
Cookies may be classified in terms of duration or domain name. When classified in terms of duration, cookies are divided into two as session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies refer to cookies that are deleted when the user closes the browser, and permanent cookies refer to those that remain on the user's computer/device for a predetermined period of time. Our company uses both session cookies and permanent cookies on its website.
When classified according to their domain name, cookies are divided into two as first party cookies and third-party cookies. Cookies placed by the visited domain are referred to as first party cookies, and cookies placed by a different domain are referred to as third party cookies. If people outside the visited domain place cookies on the user device over the visited domain, these are called third party cookies.
i.Operational use: Our company may use the cookies it deems necessary for the management and security of its website, platform, applications and services. Examples of cookies for operational use include technologies that enable the use of functions available on the website, applications and platforms, and cookies that detect irregular behaviors in these channels.
iv.Advertising use: Our company or third parties may use first party cookies and third party cookies on its website, platform and applications to convey advertisements and similar content for the users' interests. Examples of cookies for advertising use include cookies that measure the effectiveness of ads and those that indicate whether a particular ad was clicked or how many times it was viewed.
Rejecting and Deleting Cookies
In case cookies are disabled, you may continue to use the website, but you may not be able to access all functions of the website or may have limited to access certain features of our company's website, application, platform and services.
Authorized Service Providers
Our company may get help from certain service providers that we authorize for the execution and promotion of our company's website, platform, applications and services. These service providers shall also be able to place cookies and similar technologies (third party cookies) on users' computer/device and collect information such as IP address, unique identifier and device identifier to detect the user device.
WEBSITES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF THIRD PARTIES
Our company's website, platform and applications may contain links to third party websites, products and services. Such links are subject to third party privacy policies, and we would like to inform you that third parties and third-party websites are independent of our Company and our Company is not to be held responsible for third party privacy practices. In case of visiting linked websites, we recommend reading the privacy policies of said websites.
Such modifications shall, as a rule, be made by uploading them to our company's website and shall be valid as of this date, but these modifications may be notified in other ways as deemed appropriate.
COMMUNICATION AND PERMISSION FOR PERSONAL DATA
If you have any questions, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).