Purpose of the Cookies Policy
Definition of Cookies
A cookie is a type of text file placed on a visitor's device by website operators and transmitted as part of an HTTP(S)3 request. Cookies enable a site to recognize visitors' devices and contain small amounts of information. The data collected through cookies are generally used to improve the experience of visitors on the website, to increase the performance and efficiency of the website, and to determine visitor habits, for security and advertising/marketing purposes. Cookies collect information such as browser type, time spent on our website, pages visited, language preferences, and other anonymous traffic data.
Types of Cookies
Cookies by Duration
A session cookie is used to ensure the continuity of the session. Session cookies are deleted when the visitor closes the internet browser.
Permanent cookies are not deleted when the internet browser is closed, they are automatically deleted on a certain date or after a certain period of time. Permanent cookies can be used by the browser when the visitor visits the website again. Remembering the login information of visitors can be shown as an example of the usage area of these cookies.
Cookies by Purpose of Use
These cookies are cookies that must be saved for the website to function. These cookies are used compulsorily in order to fulfill the preferences requested by the visitor (such as saving login information, automatic form filling, and remembering privacy preferences).
If these cookies are blocked, some parts of the website will not work, in this context, visitors cannot navigate the website or use the basic functions they target. These cookies are not used for marketing purposes.
Cookies that allow statistical measurement in order to analyze the behavior of visitors on the website. These cookies are frequently used for the improvement of the website, including the measurement of the impact of advertisements on the people concerned. It is used to estimate the number of unique visitors, to identify the most important search engine keywords that lead to a web page, or to track website navigation.
Preferences for the use of these cookies can be changed at any time.
Cookies by Party
Whether the cookie is first-party or third-party depends on the cookie placed by the website or domain. Accordingly, first-party cookies are placed directly by the website visited.
Third-party cookies are placed by third-party service providers such as advertisers or analytical systems in cooperation with the website owner.
Accordingly, information about the cookies used on our website is given in the table below.
Personal Data Processed Through Cookies
Personal Data, Intended Use and Transfer
Erdem & Erdem attaches great importance to the processing and security of personal data in accordance with the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data and the relevant secondary legislation ("Law").
Cookies are personal data insofar as they make the identity of visitors specific or identifiable. Erdem&Erdem obtains electronically and processes by automated methods personal data of visitors through cookies, including IP address, information about the usage of the website, internet browser selection, location, and information about the used device.
The personal data obtained is used to maintain the basic functions of our website, facilitate navigation, and improve its efficiency/performance.
Mandatory cookies are processed without your explicit consent provided that "it is necessary to process personal data of the parties to the agreement, provided that it is directly related to the establishment or performance of an agreement" pursuant to Article 5 (2) /c of the Law or "data processing is compulsory for the legitimate interests of the data controller, provided that it does not harm the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject" pursuant to Article 5 (2) /f. Performance / analytical cookies are processed based on explicit consent within the scope of Article 5 (1) of the Law.
If you consent to the processing of performance / analytical cookies, your personal data will be stored on the servers of our third-party infrastructure provider Google Analytics located abroad in order to fulfill the storage and archive activities and to provide services within the scope specified in the table above. Therefore, in the presence of the explicit consent of our visitors, personal data is transferred to our service provider Google Analytics, whose servers are located abroad, provided that the necessary administrative and technical measures are taken.
Personal data are retained only for the period specified in the relevant legislation or for the period required for the purpose for which they are processed, and the retention periods of cookies are specified in the table above. Personal data are deleted, destroyed or anonymized in the event that the period expires or the reasons requiring the processing of the data disappear.
Management of Cookies
All or certain types of cookies set on our website due to visitors' access to our website can be rejected or blocked via the cookie preferences tab on our website. You can change your preferences regarding cookies at any time via this tab. Turn the buttons in the cookie management panel on or off according to your preference and click the "Save settings" button. Refresh the page to make your settings active.
In addition, it is also possible for visitors to provide cookie management through browser settings. Cookies can be blocked through browser settings, a warning can be provided when a cookie is created, or third-party cookies can be blocked. It is also possible to delete cookies saved through the browser or to see the list of stored cookies and their values. Information on the management of cookies in frequently used browsers can be found via the links below.
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- In addition, cookies managed by Google Analytics can be managed here.
Requests of Visitors
Our visitors may exercise the following rights pursuant to Art. 11 of the Law:
- To learn whether personal data is processed or not;
- To request information if personal data has been processed;
- To learn the purpose of processing personal data and whether these personal data are used in compliance with the purpose;
- To know the third parties to whom personal data are transferred within the country or abroad;
- To request the rectification of incomplete or inaccurate data, if any,
- To request the erasure or destruction of Personal Data under the conditions referred to in Art. 7 of the Law;
- To request reporting of the operations of modification or disposal, to third parties to whom Personal Data have been transferred;
- To object to if an unfavorable result arises by analyzing the processed personal data exclusively through automated systems;
- In case of damage due to unlawful processing of personal data, to claim compensation for the damages.
Visitors may submit their requests related to their personal data within the scope of internet cookies to Erdem & Erdem in writing using one of the following communication methods together with the information that will ensure identification: