Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

As FİGES AŞ, we collect certain personal data pertaining to the users of our website, who visit the website, send requests, fill in forms, or sign-up to our bulletins, and we process the data in accordance with the personal data protection regulations and other applicable legislation.

A. Activities of Personal Data Processing by our Website

A.1. Collected Personal Data and Collection Purposes

In order to provide our visitors with a smooth user experience, and better service on our website, www.figes.com.tr, as well as to fulfil our legal obligations stipulated under the applicable legislation, including Law No 5651, we may process the personal data of our users.

Among the personal data processed are the names, companies, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, IP addresses, countries and locations, types and languages of browser settings, dates and times of visit pertaining to our individual visitors, and are the company names, visitors’ positions, and titles pertaining to our corporate visitors.

A.2. Personal Data Collection Methods and Legal Grounds

We may collect your personal data with two methods:

Information That You Give to Us: In some cases, we may request you to share certain information with us. In such cases, you directly share the relevant information with us. For example, personal data such as your first and last names or e-mail addresses that you provide while using the contact forms or other forms on our website are classified under this category.

Information That We Collect During Your Use of the Website: In relation to your use of our website, we may automatically process certain types of data concerning your interaction with our website through cookies and similar technologies.

The legal grounds for collection of your data are our legitimate interests in constituting and executing an agreement.

A.3. Sharing of Your Personal Data

We put the utmost care and act with due diligence to not allow random sharing of your personal data with third parties. Therefore, we may share your personal data mentioned hereunder for only legitimate purposes (i.e., processing orders, license information, maintenance, technical support, etc.) or for legal purposes (i.e., in case of a court order), or with only our service providers within the scope of the abovementioned purposes (i.e., website domain service provider company).

For instance, we use Google Analytics for website analytics services. Although the data collected by Google Analytics is anonymized before storage, for a certain period, some of your personal data may be processes by Google’s servers located abroad. To access Google’s Privacy Policy, click here.

If you do not want your interaction with our website to be monitored by Google Analytics you can click on the link below:

Disable Google Analytics

A.4. Browser Cookies

Our firm may collect the website usage data of the visitors and users of our website by means of using technical communication files (cookies). These technical communication files are small-sized text documents that a website sends to the user’s internet browser to be stored in the user’s hard-drive. The technical communication files store the status and user preferences of a website to facilitate the smooth operation on the Internet.

The cookies help us to collect statistical data on how many users visit our site, the users’ purposes of visit, the number of times the site is visited, how long a user stays on the website, etc., and to show dynamic advertisements and contents on the user pages specifically created for our users. The cookies are not designed to collect any data or any type of personal data from your hard-drive or e-mail account. Generally, most of the browser settings have been set to accept cookies by default; however, users can change their browser preferences to reject cookies or to be notified when a website tries to send a cookie.

B. Purposes of Personal Data Processing

B.1. Personal Data Collected and Purposes

We process the data below to deliver the announcements and mass e-mails smoothly, to develop and announce our services, and to fulfill our legal obligations stipulated under the applicable legislation, including Law No 5651.

Identification Data: We process address, telephone number, e-mail address, full name, etc., as well as corporate data such as company title, organization name, positions, roles, and titles to be able to deliver our announcements and bulletins to users who has consented to receive them.

Usage and Analytics Data: We process usage data in order to develop the quality of services that we provide to users of our website, announcements, and bulletins, as well as to fulfill our obligations stipulated under the applicable legislation and Law No 5651. We collect various data, including the percentage and number of clicks generated on the bulletins and links, the countries from which the clicks are generated, the number of followers receiving the bulletins, and our users’ interaction with the bulletins.

We process your personal data exclusively for the purposes stated herein, and we do not share them with third-parties.

B.2. Personal Data Collection Methods and Legal Grounds

We collect the personal data pertaining to our users from the contact forms or bulletin registration tools available on our website, as well as the forms that our users fill in during the events organized by us. The legal grounds for collection of your data are your requests to receive announcements, to participate in events, and our legitimate interests in constituting and executing an agreement; in certain cases (for example, transfer to abroad) these grounds constitute your express consent.

B.3. Sharing of Your Personal Data

We put the utmost care and act with due diligence to not allow random sharing of your personal data with third parties. Therefore, we only share your personal data for legitimate or legal purposes (i.e., in case of a court order), or with only our service providers within the scope of the abovementioned purposes (i.e., mass e-mail delivery company).

C. Your Personal Data Rights

Pursuant to Article 11 of PDP Law, as the personal data subject, you reserve the following personal data rights:

  • Learn whether your personal data is processed.
  • Request information if your personal data has been processed.
  • Learn the purposes of personal data processing, confirm whether your personal data has been processed according to such purposes.
  • Know the national and international third-parties to whom your personal data has been transmitted.
  • Request correction of your personal data in case of inaccurate processing and request the correction to be notified to the third parties to whom your personal data has been transmitted.
  • If the legal grounds for personal data processing are no longer applicable, you may request deletion or destruction of your personal data even if such processing is being conducted in accordance with Law No 6698, and other relevant legislation; furthermore, you may request the deletion or destruction of your personal data to be notified to the third parties to whom your personal data has been transmitted.
  • Object to adverse results arising out of personal data processing being performed exclusively by automatic systems of analysis.

We may, at all times and at our discretion, modify the provisions of this “Privacy Policy” by means of publishing an updated version on our website, or sending an electronic mail to our users. The modified terms of this Privacy Policy shall be deemed effective as soon as the updated version is published.

If you have questions and/or further requests concerning your rights mentioned hereunder please contact us by sending an e-mail to marketing@figes.com.tr