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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction


We thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal information is very important to us. Below we shall communicate with you in detail about the handling of your data. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the user’s consent.


The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address or telephone number of a data subject, is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Law on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”).


This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and disclose information obtained via the Akinon.com website. It also applies to information we may collect and process via our social media pages and accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter) and when you use certain Akinon applications and extensions that connect to your Akinon online account.


The data controller is Akinon İnternet Yatırım ve Proje Geliştirme A. Ş. (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us”, “Akinon” or the “Company”), registered with the Istanbul Trade Registry with number 652950-0 whose registered office is Yıldız Teknik Üniv. Davutpaşa Kampüsü Teknopark B2 Blk.2/417 Esenler, İstanbul. The Akinon.com website is owned by Akinon , located in Turkey.


Please note that in order to use our website, Akinon may transfer your personal information, in accordance with the applicable Law, across national borders and to other countries where Akinon and its partners operate. The privacy protections and rights of authorities to access your information in these countries may not be equivalent to those in the jurisdiction where you are located. We will only transfer your personal information to these countries where permitted to do so by law and we will take steps intended to ensure that your personal information continues to receive appropriate protections.


If the content or information that you disclose to us contains the personal information of other individuals, you must be legally permitted to share it with us.


  1. What personal information does Akinon collect?


We collect certain personal information directly from you when you visit or use our website. For instance, we may collect the following types of information:


Inquiries. We may collect your name, contact information, e-mail address and any information you provide us when you make an inquiry or contact us through our website. We will only use this information to provide you with the information requested or to contact you in order to answer your questions or requests.


Requests for Akinon Products or Services. We may collect your name, contact information, e-mail address and any other information provided to us when you sign up to receive our newsletter or when you submit a request for more information about Akinon products or services. We will only use this information to process and answer your request or to manage our everyday business needs in connection with such a request.


Surveys. When you visit our website, you may, from time to time, be invited to participate in a survey. In such a case and if you decide to participate in our survey, we may collect your location information, email address and other information deemed important to complete such survey.


To help keep our databases current and to provide you with the most relevant content and experiences, we may combine information provided by you with information from third party sources, in accordance with applicable law. For example, the size, industry, and other information about the company you work for (where you have provided company name) will be obtained from sources including professional networking sites, business databases and registries, and other information we are able to obtain from our service providers.


If you register for an event or request information from Akinon and one or more of its partners, your information will be shared with these partners with your consent.


We collect information about how you use our websites, extensions, social media content and our platform. This information may be anonymous, or it may be associated with you in accordance with the applicable Law.


  1. How we collect information


We use this information to ensure that our websites, platforms and other online services are working correctly. If we are required to treat Other Information as personal information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose personal information as detailed in this privacy policy.


Cookies and Pixels


Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on our websites and platforms, pages visited, language preferences, and other anonymous traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience. We also gather statistical information about use of the services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used, to monitor website performance, and track the effectiveness of our online marketing activities.


Cookies also help us track the success of our online ads by providing information about which ads are displayed to you, whether they were clicked on and where the ad was displayed.


We engage in cross-site tracking, which means that we may serve you ads after visiting our site as part of a retargeting campaign.


If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website.


If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features on our websites and some functions may not work correctly. You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that may be relevant and tailored to your interests.


In addition to cookies, we may use pixel tags to, among other things, track user engagement with our online ads and email messages, measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about response rates, and understand more about how our online services are used.


  1. Contact Us


If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to privacy@akinon.com and we will try to resolve your concerns.


Further, you may submit your requests to the Company by using secure electronic signature, mobile signature, or the electronic e-mail address that you previously notified to the Company and registered in the Company's system (in this context, you can reach the Company via such email address mentioned above) or via software or application improved for the purpose of the application.


  1. How we protect your information


We understand that the security of your personal information is important. We provide

reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls to protect your personal information. However, despite our efforts, no security controls are 100% effective so please be careful when disclosing your personal information to anyone online.



  1. Your rights within the scope of the Law


Your rights within the scope of the Law regarding your personal data are:


(a) to find out if your personal data is being processed; (b) to request information about your personal data if it has been processed; (c) to find out the purpose of processing of your personal data and whether it has been used in connection with its purpose; (ç) to know the third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred in or out of the country; (d) to request that your personal data be corrected if it is incomplete or incorrectly processed; (e) to request that your personal data be erased or destroyed if the reasons for the processing of your personal data have been removed; (f) to request to notify transactions mentioned in paragraphs (d) and (e) to third parties to whom your personal data are transmitted; (g) to object to the opposite consequences of the action by analyzing your processed data exclusively through automated systems; and (ğ) to demand that your damages be remedied if you have been harmed because your personal data has been processed in violation of the Law.


GDPR


GDPR introduces a set of privacy regulations, which significantly expand the individual rights and protections of EU personal data. Here is what you need to know. Additional information about the GDPR is available on the European Commission’s website.


The GDPR is the EU's new legislation that introduces substantial and specific changes to existing data protection laws to expand the scope of data protection. In particular, the new rules impact how companies that do business in the EU may collect and handle personal information.


Whom does the GDPR apply to?

It applies to organizations established in the EU that process personal data and to organizations based outside the EU that either offer goods or services directly to individuals in the EU or monitor behavior of individuals in the EU.


What does GDPR regulate?

GDPR is a single privacy framework that aims to ensure that individuals’ personal data is handled with caution and care.