What is a cookie?
“Cookies” are small pieces of data placed on the devices (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) that you visit the website when you visit a website. With these data snippets, it is ensured that the website can function properly and provide a good user experience to its users, while at the same time, the user experience on the website is analyzed and optimized, improved and developed with the help of these analyses.
Cookies We Use on Our Website and Their Purposes
Cookies, the pages you view during your visit to our website, how long and how often you visit these pages, what type of devices and applications you access our website on what dates and at what times of the day, the province and district information you access, which channels you come to our website through. and, without being limited to these, collects information about your browsing and usage preferences on our website and saves it for analysis together with the data of other visitors. Many cookies save data anonymously (anonymously/anonymously) so that it can be analyzed in aggregate.
Cookies also collect your usage preferences, product and service requests, and information about these transactions during your membership process on our website and your use of our online store, and ensure that this information is automatically recorded on your own devices so that you can experience ease of use during your visit to our website. Thus, we ensure that you can have a better and personalized user experience on your next visit.
The cookies and similar technologies we use on our website and the data we collect are not used to identify you.
Types of cookies we use on our website and our purposes for using these cookies:
- Session Cookies
These cookies are created and used during your visit to our website. Some time after your visit is complete, they lose their functionality and are deleted.
- Persistent Cookies
These cookies are cookies that can be stored on your device’s hard disk for a long time and can remain until they are deleted from your browser’s settings.
- First Party Cookies
These cookies are stored and sent between their servers and the device you use while visiting our website. These cookies can be: session cookies or persistent cookies.
- Third Party Cookies
These cookies are cookies defined by other organizations that we use for different services, and they are stored and sent between the third party server and your computer’s hard drive. These cookies can be: session cookies or persistent cookies.
- Mandatory Cookies
These cookies ensure that our website can function properly, that you can take advantage of all its features and that you can navigate our website smoothly. In other words, mandatory cookies are necessary for our website to function and are not subject to your consent. If mandatory cookies are blocked from the browser settings, all or some parts of our website may not work.
- Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow you to remember your preferences during your visit to our website. Based on the information in these cookies, we can customize the content we show you on our website, highlight content specific to you, and remember your usage preferences such as language selection, font sizes of texts, and website design. If functionality cookies are blocked from browser settings, all or some parts of our website may not work.
- Performance Cookies
These third-party cookies allow us to collect and analyze the data necessary to improve the performance and functionality of our website. These analyzes include measurements of the popularity of a page, the common functions of people’s navigation on the site, how often a certain feature is used and information about visitors’ browsing and usage preferences on our website, including but not limited to, whether our website is working properly or detecting errors.
- Social Networking Cookies and Plugins
We may use third-party cookies and plug-ins for the use of social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube on our website. During your visit to our website, the social network plug-ins we use on our website can automatically connect to a social network’s server and display the content offered by the plug-in directly from social networks into our website. In this way, the related social network can access and process your data and combine it with the data of your account in the relevant social network. We have no influence and control over the cookies created through social network plugins and the scope of the data processed. Please carefully review the privacy policies published by the relevant social networks for more information on the purpose, methods and duration of the social networks’ processing of your personal data.
- Target and Advertising Cookies
As ad networks, we may use Google Ads, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn ad networks and third-party cookies for the use of these ad networks. Advertising cookies that we may use to work in connection with these ad networks are used for purposes such as showing you relevant and personalized ads, measuring the effectiveness of the advertising campaign and remembering your visit preferences.
We may use various third party cookies on our website. You can find the third-party cookies we use and the links to the privacy policies of the relevant parties below.
- Google Analytics
- Google Tag Manager
- Google Ads
Most internet browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, in most internet browsers, you may have the opportunity to choose settings such as blocking cookies or warning you before they are placed on your device. However, you can delete and/or block cookies at any time.
You can delete the cookies already on your device and set your internet browser to block cookies. You can learn how to change the relevant settings and block cookies by using the “Help” function in your browser.