Cookie policy

Our cookie policy forms part of our privacy policy. BOSPHOR BİLİŞİM VE DIŞ TİCARET LİMİTED ŞİRKETİ ( “BOSPHOR”) which operates over bosphor.com web site, (Site) to protect the privacy and personal data of visitors by protecting their personal data to ensure a better user experience and we use internet cookies. You are agreeing to our cookie policy for the period you visit and continue to use our website. The Cookie Use Policy describes what kind of cookies are used by all Web Site visitors and members. Detailed information on the processing of your personal data is available in the Privacy Policy.

This policy applies to the Web Site, regardless of what technologies, methods and how you connect. Therefore, we recommend that you take a copy of this policy carefully so that you can read it in the future.

1. What is a Cookie and What is its Purpose?

A cookie is a small amount of data storage files stored on your computer, mobile phones, tablets, or other mobile devices that you access by websites. This file contains information about your Web Site navigation. Your devices that you access will then remember your data when you use the Website again. Cookies are therefore essential and important for you to use the Web Site effectively and more easily. Cookies are also used to provide you with services, products or offers that are more appropriate to you on the Web Site and on third-party websites.

The main objectives of the use of cookies;

• Some technical data is needed for more effective use of the Web Site,

• Collecting information about your preferences and habits to scan and use the Company's Website,

• In order to fulfill the legal and contractual obligations of the Products, especially those arising from the Regulation on Regulation of Publications in the Internet Environment No. 5651 and the Regulation on the Procedures and Principles Regarding the Regulation of the Publication of the Publications by the Internet, your personal data, such as your address.

2. Type of the Data Processed over Cookies

Cookies collect data on your browsing and usage preferences on the device you access the Website in general, depending on their type. This data covers all the pages you access, the services and products you are reviewing, and all information about the navigation you make on the Website.

3.Types of Cookies and Their Usage Type

We use different types of cookies on the Web Site. These are cookies, function cookies, analysis / performance cookies, and targeting / advertising cookies that must be used to make the Web Site work.

4. Types of Cookies

• Cookies That Must Be Used: These cookies are cookies that are essential to the proper functioning of the Web Site. These cookies are needed to manage the system, prevent fraudulent transactions, and the Website will not work if it is blocked.

• Function Cookies: These cookies are cookies used to give you a more advanced and easy-to-use experience. For example, remembering your previous preferences fulfills the functionality of accessing certain content on the Website. You can prevent the use of these cookies as detailed below.

• Analysis / Performance Cookies: These cookies enable us to analyze the functioning of the Web Site and improve the Website by enabling us to understand or interact with you. You can prevent the use of these cookies as detailed below.

• Targeting / Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to identify you with content that may be of interest to you, including advertising content. You can prevent the use of these cookies as detailed below. However, blocking these cookies will only serve ads with generic content rather than ads that may be of interest to you, which will not completely block ad content.

5. Types of Cookies in Terms of Storage

• Persistent Cookies: These are cookies that persist until they are deleted by the user on a specific date or by a user. These cookies are often used to measure users' site movements and preferences.

• Session Cookies: These cookies are used to log a user's visit and do not collect data from the user. A cookie is deleted when the user closes the web page he / she visits or becomes inactive for a certain period of time. Target and tracking cookies are used on the Website to help third parties provide services, particularly advertising services, and to increase the effectiveness of these services. These cookies can remember web pages and sites you have visited and may collect personal data, especially the IP address of the user device. The Website is designed to collect information, remember your interests and demographic data, and provide you with targeted ads, improve ads, determine the number of visits and ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and the ratio between interactions related to these ad impressions and ad services, uses side cookies. Website benefits from social plug-ins that link to social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn. When you visit the Web Site and use these plugins, the Web Site connects directly to the server of the selected social network. Then, the content provided by the add-on is delivered directly to your web browser from social networks and added to the website you are visiting. Thus, the relevant social network can process your data and combine it with the data of your account in the relevant social network.

Please note that we have no influence and control over the scope of data that social networks process through plug-ins. To learn more about what purpose, methods, and for what period of social networks your personal data will be processed, please carefully review the policies for processing personal data published by relevant social networks.

6.Google Analytics

Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze how visitors use the Web Site. Information about your use of this Web Site (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile the Website activity for the Company, and to provide other services related to Website Activity and Internet use, but will not match your IP address with other data stored by Google. For more information about using Google Analytics (including rejection options), visit: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

7. How to Block Cookies

You can prevent the use of cookies if you wish. Please note, however, that the site may not function fully and you may not be able to take full advantage of it. To prevent cookies from being used, you need to change your internet browser settings. These changes vary depending on the device you use and the internet browser. Below is a list of steps to follow to prevent cookies from being used on different browsers:

• Internet Explorer

  1. Open the desktop and tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.

  2. Tap or click the Tools button and Internet options.

  3. Tap or click the Privacy tab, then move the slider under Settings to block all cookies, and then tap or click the OK button.

• Microsoft Edge

  1. From the top right corner of your Microsoft Edge browser, click the section with the ellipsis and scroll to Settings.

    1. After selecting the items to be cleaned from the new window that appears, select the sections you want to clear from the window that appears.

    2. There are many sections here. You can start the cleaning process by selecting what you want

• Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome on your computer.

  2. Click More Settings at the top right.

  3. Click Advanced at the bottom.

  4. Click Content settings under "Privacy and security".

  5. Click Cookies.

  6. Search for the name of the Web Site under "All cookies and site data."

  7. Click the Remove icon to the right of the site

• Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the Firefox Menu button and select Options.

  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the History section.

  3. Change Firefox to Use custom settings for past.

  4. Click the Show cookies ... button. The Cookies window will appear.

  5. In the Search: field, type the name of the site where you want to delete cookies. Cookies that match your search will be displayed.

  6. Select the cookie (s) you want to delete and click the Delete selected button.

  7. Click the Close button to close the Cookies window. Then close the about: preferences page

• Safari: Select Safari> Preferences.

  1. Click Privacy.

  2. Click Web Site Data.

  3. Select one or more websites, and then click Delete or Delete All.

More information on how to do this in other main web browsers is available at https://www.esb.org.tr/cerez-bellek or https://www.aboutcookies.org. You can also delete all cookies that you have visited by third party software. Contact us to send us all your questions and comments about the policy, you can use one of the following ways to contact us: bosphor.com