During the access to the websites, electronic platforms, applications that belong to BAYDÖNER (“Company”) or e-mail messages or advertisements sent by the Company, small data files may be placed on users' computers, mobile phones, tablets or other devices used to record and collect certain data. These data files placed on computers and other devices may be cookies, pixel tags, flash cookies and web beacons, as well as other technologies for data storage purposes. In this Policy, the term "cookie" is used to express 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 considered personal data. Therefore, it should be taken into consideration that the data obtained through cookies will only be considered within the scope of this Policy and the Law on Protection of Personal Data (KVKK) to the extent that they constitute personal data within the framework of Turkish law.

  1. Cookie Types

The cookies can be classified according to the duration or the domain name they belong to. If the cookies are classified in terms of the duration they are divided into session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies refer to cookies that are deleted when the user closes the browser, while persistent cookies remain on the user's computer/device for a predetermined period of time. If cookies are classified according to the domain name they belong to, they are divided into two as related party cookies and third party cookies. While cookies placed by the visited domain are called related party cookies the cookies placed by a different domain visited are referred to as third party cookies. Third party cookies are in question if people outside the visited domain place a cookie on the user's device through the visited area.

  1. Intended Purpose of the Cookies

The Company may benefit from the cookies it uses on its websites, platforms, applications, advertisements and messages for the following purposes:

  1. Uses for Operations: We may use cookies that we deem necessary for the administration and security of the company's website, platform, applications and services. Examples of cookies used for operational purposes are technologies that allow the use of functions on websites, applications and platforms, and cookies used to detect irregular behavior in these channels.
  2. Uses for Functionality: The Company will be able to use cookies to facilitate the use of its website, platform, applications and services and to customize them for users. The technologies that enable us to remember user information and preferences are examples of cookies used for functionality.
  3. Uses for Performance: The Company may also use cookies to increase and measure the performance of its website, application, platform and services. Examples of cookies used for this purpose are technologies that enable us to understand how users use the Company's website, applications, platforms and services, and to analyze user behavior, and to understand whether the messages we send are interacted with.
  4. Uses for Advertising Purposes: We may use related party cookies and third party cookies for the purpose of transmitting advertisements and similar content for the interests of users through the websites, platforms and applications of the Company or third parties. Examples of uses for advertising purposes are cookies that measure the effectiveness of ads, and cookies that show whether a particular ad has been clicked or how many times the ad has been viewed. 
  1. Refuse and Delete the Cookies

Although most browsers allow the use of cookies, the users can refuse or delete cookies at any time by changing their browser settings. The method of changing the settings varies according to the browser used, and how to disable cookies should be learned from the service provider for the browser used.
If cookies are disabled, it will not be able to benefit from some features of the Company's website, application, platform and services.

  1. Authorized Service Providers

We may receive assistance from some service providers that we have authorized to operate and promote 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 users' computers/devices and collect information such as IP address, unique identifier and device identifier to identify the user's device.

  1. Website, Products and Services of Third Parties

The company websites, platforms and applications may contain links to third party websites, products and services. These links are subject to the privacy policies of third parties, and it should be noted that third parties and third party sites are independent of the Company and the Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties. In case of visiting the linked websites, we recommend that you read the privacy policies of these websites