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Privacy Statement

 

KIRAÇA HOLDİNG A.Ş. (KIRAÇA HOLDING) is committed to privacy and protection of personal information principle. In this statement, details the steps we take to protect your personal information when you visit our web site. It describes the personal information that we collect, the purposes for which we use such information and your choices regarding our use of it. The steps we take to protect your personal information and how you can review and correct your personal information are also covered here. By accessing our sites, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.

Information Directly Collected from You

Generally, you can visit KIRAÇA HOLDING’s sites without entering any personal information. On certain pages, we may ask you for personal information to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested. The personal information we collect may include: contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers and physical address; information about your company and job function; your e-mail marketing preferences; financial information (including credit card or account information); information such as your nationality and country of residence, that allows us to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies; information used to customize and facilitate your use of our sites, including login and technical information; inquiries about and orders for our products and services; information that assists us in identifying the products and services that best meet your requirements; event registration information; and feedback from you about our sites and our products and services generally.

You are not required to provide any of this information, but if you do not, we may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your transaction.

Information Collected Automatically

We collect information about your visit to our sites, including what pages you view, the number of bytes transferred, the links you click, the materials you access and other actions taken within KIRAÇA HOLDING ‘s sites. We may combine this information with your personal information to and use the combined information in accordance with this privacy statement. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site and the website from which you linked to one of our sites. We do not link this information with your credentials.

Use of Information

Services and transactions: We use your personal information to deliver services or carry out transactions you have requested, including, but not limited to, providing information on KIRAÇA HOLDING products or services, registering purchased products, processing product orders, handling warranty claims, replacing product manuals, answering customer service requests and facilitating the use of our sites. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with KIRAÇA HOLDING, information collected by our web sites may be combined with information we collect through other means.

Website and product development: We may use your personal information for developments regarding KIRAÇA HOLDING products and services or to make our sites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or to customize our sites according to your particular preference or interests.

Communication: We may use your personal information we collected from our website to inform you about the products or services provided by KIRAÇA HOLDING by taking permission from you. While information is collected from you to communicate with you regarding our products and services, you will always have the option not to request that type of communication. Moreover, each e-mail we send will include an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. If you prefer to unsubscribe, you will be removed from the relevant list within 10 business days.

Employment Applications: In connection with a job application or inquiry, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as curriculum vitae. This information can be used by KIRAÇA HOLDING and its subsidiaries and affiliates under its control related to recruitment. This information is kept for future consideration, unless otherwise was requested by you.

Use of introductory information and web info collectors: Introductory information are small amounts of information downloaded to your hard disk and to your browser’s memory of the web sites.

This information can be used to monitor how many time the web site was visited and number of visitor, to make analysis by determining usage behaviors of visitors of web sites (including impact of online advertisement) and to store provided information such as your preferences and technical information useful in the interaction of our web sites. Session introductory information (introductory information which are deleted when logged out from browser) and other information useful for session management can be used to store your profile items with your user id and to facilitate your move (especially related to your info search and giving order) within our web sites. You can accept or reject our introductory information. Many web browser accepts introductory information automatically, however, you can change your browser settings to reject introductory information or to notice you when an introductory information is placed into your computer. If you select to reject introductory information, you may not fully benefit from features of KIRAÇA HOLDING and other web sites you have visited. Our web sites may contain electronic images called as web info collectors which are also sometimes called single-pixel gifs that allows us to count the number of users visited these pages. We may include web info collectors in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

Disclosure of your personal information: Except in circumstances described below, your personal information that you provided to KIRAÇA HOLDING through our web sites will not be shared outside of KIRAÇA HOLDING and its subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

Disclosure to service providers: KIRAÇA HOLDING contracts with other companies to provide services on its behalf, such as hosting websites, sending out information, processing transactions and web site analysis. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using your personal information for any other purpose.

Disclosure to distributors: In responding your request, we may share your personal information with companies that distribute our products. In those cases, we provide these companies with only those elements of your personal information they need to respond to your request, and these companies and their employees are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose. In some cases, we may seek your permission to share your information with distributors for marketing purposes other than responding to a request from you. However, your information is not shared for such marketing purposes unless we have obtained your express consent to do so.

Disclosure in connection with transactions: In connection with certain transactions, we may disclose some or all of your personal information to financial institutions, government entities and shipping companies or postal services involved in fulfillment of the transaction.

Disclosures in connection with acquisitions or divestitures: Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons KIRAÇA HOLDING decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of your personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of personal information sellers. It is KIRAÇA HOLDING’s principle to provide appropriate protection of the relevant information in these types of transactions.

Disclosure for other reasons: We may disclose personal information if required or authorized to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property or, in urgent circumstances, to protect the personal safety of any individual.

Security

KIRAÇA HOLDING is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, personal information you have provided are stored in locations and computer systems with limited access. When you log in in one of our web sites or make a commercial transaction, security technologies which are accepted as the standard in this industry such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol are used for the purpose of transmission of access information specific to you or your company. For sites to which you log in, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of your password and not to reveal this information to others. When you move around a site to which you have logged in, or from one site to another that uses the same login mechanism, your identity is verified by means of an encrypted introductory information placed on your machine.

Revision of your personal information: In some cases, you can review and correct personal information provided through our sites by going to the page on which you provided the information. In all cases, you can fill Contact Us form to make a request to review and correct your personal information or to ask KIRAÇA HOLDING to stop using it. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your personal information. You can help us to maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any change in your mailing address, phone number or e-mail address.

Consent to international transfers of personal information: The personal information collected from our web sites may be sent to other countries in which KIRAÇA HOLDING or its subsidiaries and affiliates or its agencies are located. We may also store or process the information there. Although the laws that protect personal information in those countries may differ from the laws where you live, all possible precautions are taken to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our websites or and giving your information to us, you consent to the transfer of the data outside of your country.

Information on children: KIRAÇA HOLDING does not knowingly collect information from children or about children and does not involved in an activity targeting info collection on children.

Links to other sites: Our sites may contain links to other websites such as KIRAÇA HOLDING distributors, subsidiaries and s affiliates, sales partners, professional and government organizations and publications. We also link to third-party providers that host, maintain and operate on-line training curricula. Although we try to link only to websites that share our applied high standards and respect for privacy principles, we declare that we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites.

Application of this privacy statement: If you have questions regarding this statement or processing your personal information, please Contact Us. We will promptly address your concern and strive to reach a satisfactory resolution.

Changes in this privacy statement: KIRAÇA HOLDING may update this privacy statement, when required, without violating the principle of security and protection of personal information. When it is done, the “latest update” date at the top and bottom of the privacy statement is also changed. Your approval is taken for updates which are not included in this privacy statement during collection of personal information in some way or another and which materially extend and increase the sharing or usage of the relevant information.

 

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