Privacy and (Cookie) Policy

Effective Date: 26.08.2023

Piar Medya Cookie Policy

Piar Medya uses cookies to provide users with a more personalized and optimized experience. Without cookies, we cannot offer certain features of our website to their fullest extent, and users wouldn't be able to fully benefit from these features. By accepting the cookie policy, you also acknowledge and accept all the items listed below.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are saved to your device (computer, tablet, or mobile) through your browser when you visit a website. Cookies are small text files used by websites for purposes such as improving the user experience, ensuring the efficient operation of the site, and recognizing users. They are stored on your computer or device through your internet browser. Cookies are used to facilitate interaction between a website and a browser and to store information.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

Cookies are small text files used by websites for purposes such as improving visitor experiences, ensuring site efficiency, and recognizing users. They are stored on your computer or device through your internet browser. Here are the reasons for using cookies:

  1. Cookies can help websites remember your preferences when you visit them. For instance, when you log in, they can provide personalized content by remembering who you are. They can also save items in your cart or pages you've visited, so you can easily access them later.
  2. Most websites create a session ID when you log in. This session ID helps identify you as you navigate between different pages, so you don't have to enter your username and password every time.
  3. Analytics Data Collection: Websites can use cookies to understand visitor behavior and evaluate site performance. Data obtained from cookies can be analyzed to determine which pages are visited more frequently, how long users stay on the site, or which content receives more attention.
  4. Targeted Advertising: Cookies can provide information to advertising networks and websites to display ads based on visitors' interests. For example, if you've previously researched specific products, you might see related ads more frequently.
  5. Site Performance and Security: Some cookies are necessary to ensure the proper functioning of a website. They can also be used for security purposes, such as storing authentication information or monitoring malicious activities.

How Do Cookies Work?

When you visit a website, you make a request through your browser. The website is sent to you in response, and cookies become active during this process.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use?

At Piar Medya, we use various types of cookies to enhance user experiences and improve the performance of our website. Cookies are categorized as necessary, performance, functionality, and targeting/advertising cookies.

Can We Make Changes to Our Cookie Policy?

As Piar Medya, we reserve the right to make changes to this cookie policy at any time. Any changes to the policy will be effective from the date the updated policy is published.

How Can Cookies Be Blocked or Deleted?

If you want to block or delete cookies, you can do so by using your browser settings. However, disabling cookies may prevent you from using some features of our website.

To Change Your Cookie Settings:

  • For Chrome users: You can follow the path "Settings > Privacy and Security > Site Settings > Cookies".
  • For Internet Explorer users: You can use the options "Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings".
  • For Firefox users: You can use the options "Options > Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data".

This policy is prepared to protect our users' privacy and enhance their online experiences. At Piar Medya, we respect your privacy and want you to feel confident that your personal data is secure when using our website.

Personal Data

"Personal Data" refers to any information that identifies you or can be used to identify you. The information you submit to our website, or that we collect through our website, and/or access in a retrievable form, falls under the scope of this Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Your personal data obtained through the methods mentioned above includes, but is not limited to, your name, surname, email address, phone number, ID number, address, company and position information for corporate accounts, company name for invoicing, tax office name and number, credit card number, expiration date, account number, and IP address. For employee candidates applying through our website, this may include your name, surname, email address, phone number, mailing address, education and work information, professional experience, resume, cover letter, work permit information, and other personal information you choose to share.

In this context, Piar Medya collects your personal data based on the following legal grounds specified in Article 5 and Article 6 of the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data ("KVKK"):

Methods of Collecting and Processing Personal Data

The personal information you provide when entering data fields on Piar Medya's website is processed by Piar Medya. You can submit your information through the website for purposes such as obtaining information, registering for Piar Medya programs, contacting Piar Medya, applying for a job, or responding to surveys.

In addition, Piar Medya collects information about your visits to the website even if you do not provide information online. This information may include your browser type, browser language, operating system, internet protocol (IP) address, URLs of the websites you visited before and after coming to our website, web searches that led you to our website, web pages you viewed, advertisements you viewed, and links you clicked on the website.

Piar Medya protects the personal data it processes by taking the necessary administrative and technical measures required by the Personal Data Protection Law (KVKK) and other relevant legislation. Additionally, extra measures may be taken in accordance with social expectations.

By providing your personal data to Piar Medya, you explicitly consent to the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of this information. Piar Medya uses the personal data you provide through the website to respond to you and assist you. Additionally, it may be used to process payment transactions and provide the services offered through the website, evaluate job applications, and conduct recruitment processes if you make purchases through the website.

Piar Medya may combine the personal data you provide online with personal data provided offline and/or obtained in accordance with the KVKK and relevant legislation. Combined personal data may be used to improve the website's design, convey information, enhance marketing and research activities, and facilitate commercial transactions.

To protect your privacy, you can limit the amount and type of personal data that Piar Medya collects about you by not providing unwanted information. Piar Medya acknowledges that you have provided explicit consent for the processing of personal data that you choose to share without consulting with you. Piar Medya will process your personal data in compliance with the KVKK and relevant legislation and will prioritize the confidentiality and security of your data.

Piar Medya may share your personal data with third parties located within the country with which it markets its services or collaborates. Additionally, information may be shared with business partners located within the country to carry out business activities. Your personal data will not be transferred abroad.

Piar Medya may share your personal data with authorized public institutions to fulfill its legal obligations.

Your personal data is protected by Piar Medya with the necessary technical and administrative measures. Piar Medya employees are trained in understanding the importance of privacy and the lawful and secure processing and management of visitor data.

Measures for Protecting Personal Data

Piar Medya takes all necessary technical and administrative measures to ensure the privacy and security of personal data. Measures are taken to protect personal data from unauthorized access, loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Retention Periods for Personal Data

Piar Medya retains the personal data it obtains in accordance with the KVKK and relevant legislation. Personal data is kept for the periods stipulated in the relevant legislation or for the periods required for processing purposes. When these periods expire and there is no legitimate purpose, the data is destroyed or anonymized in accordance with the relevant legislation.

As Piar Medya, we continue our commitment to ensuring the legality and security of collecting, processing, and storing personal data. In this context, we will continue to take measures that reflect our sensitivity to the protection of personal data and privacy.