Personal Data Protection


General information regarding the protection of personal data transferred to Anadolu Kültürel Girişimcilik A.Ş.  ("") are provided below. provides the explanations below to the attention our customers and to 3rd persons using our web-site and/or mobile applications in order to perform the clarification obligation born from article 10 of Law on Protection of Personal Data No 6698 ("LPPD"). reserves the right to update at any time this text of Explanation About Protection of Personal Data within the scope of possible changes to the law in force.

1) What is the legal ground for's collection of personal data?

There are various regulations in law regarding the use of our customer's personal data. At first, the principles of protecting personal data are determined by LPPD. In addition, Law on Regulating Electronic Commerce No 6563 has provisions regarding the protection of personal data. Penalties have been foreseen for certain situations about protecting personal data through Turkish Criminal Code no. 5237.

On the other hand, it is necessary to collect and use data in order to carry out our obligations born under Law on the Protection of the Consumer no. 6502 and Distance Agreements Regulation.

2) Which methods does use in collecting personal data?

Data provided by our customers that do transactions over website or mobile applications are processed by with the consent of our customers and under the provisions of the law. web site owned by ANADOLU KÜLTÜREL GİRİŞİMCİLİK is a website that uses cookies. A cookie is a file, mostly consisting of letters and numbers, that helps identifying a device with being stored to the main browser or the hard disc of the device being used. will collect, process, not disclose to third persons and keep securely your browsing information for the purpose of providing better services to it's visitors and under the legal obligations, under the condition not to use outside the purposes and scope determined hereunder. cookies store the daily files, empty gif files and/or information that it collects through third party sources in order to create a summary about your preferences.  may monitor your navigation history and/or use history over the website in order to provide personalized promotions and marketing offers or to enhance the mobile application content for you and/or determine your preferences.  may match information collected from you through different means or at different times, including, for example, information collected online and offline, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources, including third parties. mobile application uses session cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies and reject both session cookies and persistent cookies by following the instructions in your web browser's "help" file. If you reject persistent or session cookies, you may still use the Website and the mobile application, but you may not be able to access all the websites and mobile application's functionality or your access may be limited.

3) How are Internet Cookies Used? uses the cookies to remember your preferences and to personalize your use of website/mobile application. This includes the cookies that saves your password and allow your account to be constantly logged in to the website/mobile application, thus saving you from entering your password multiple times in every visit and the cookies that remembers and recognizes you in your following website/mobile application visits.

It is used for determining how you use the website/mobile application including from where you connect to

Cookies in website are used for advertisement/promotion to offer you content and advertisements that are fit to you area of interests and you. This way, it offers you more appropriate content, personalized campaigns and products when you use the website, mobile application.

4) How does the Web Site use third party cookies for advertisement and retargeting? website cookies may also be used for enabling the "advertisement technology" for offering you advertisements that it thinks may draw you attention while you visit search engines, website, mobile application and/or websites that the website give advertisement of. Advertisement technology uses your previous visit information to the website/application and the websites/mobile applications that the website give advertisement of in order to provide special advertisements to you. In the course of serving these advertisements, a unique third-party cookie may be placed on your browser to enable website to recognize you. You can remove persistent cookies and reject both session cookies and persistent cookies by following the instructions in your web browser's "help" file.

5) What purpose does use personal data? may record, store, update your personal data where and to the extent the law allows. 

Your personal data is used for the following purposes:

  • To verify the identity information of the person who makes/have purchases made over website/mobile applications,
  • To record the address and other necessary information for communication,
  • To communicate with our customers, to make the necessary informing regarding the terms, current status and updates of contracts we conclude under the Distance sales agreement and the agreements under the relevant articles of the Law on the Protection of the Consumer,
  • To prepare all records and documents that will form basis to the process carried out electronically (internet/mobile etc.) or as hardcopy,
  • To carry out the obligations undertaken in accordance with the Distance sales agreement and agreements that we execute under the relevant articles of Law on the Protection of the Consumer,
  • To provide information to the public officials when requested and as required by law with regards to public safety,
  • To offer a better shopping experience to our customers, to give information, to transmit campaigns to our customers that may interest them "with paying attention to the area of interest of our customers",
  • To increase customer satisfaction, to recognize our customers that make purchases over website and/or mobile applications and to use in customer community analysis, to use in various marketing and advertisement activities and to prepare online and/or offline surveys through contracted institutions within this scope,
  • To evaluate the complaints and suggestions of customers with regards to our services,
  • To fulfill our legal obligations and to use our rights born from the legislation in force,

6) How does protect your personal data?

The personal data shared with are in the surveillance and control of have taken up the liability under the title data controller in the subject of establishing the necessary structure, taking technical precautions and adjusting to secure the secrecy and integrity of the information as required by the articles of the relevant legislation in force. We would like to inform you that, with being aware of our obligations in this matter, we hold periodical infiltration tests in compliance with the international and national technical standards regarding the data confidentiality and we update our data processing policies at all times within this scope.

7) Does share your personal data?

The disclosure of personal data of our customers to third persons occur with the consent of the customers and as principle, we do not transfer personal data to third persons without the consent of our customers.

However, personal data is shared with courts and other public offices with being limited to these due to our legal obligations.

Your personal data may be shared with shareholders, our direct/indirect domestic/foreign affiliates, program partner institutions and organizations that we cooperate to carry out our activities, domestic/foreign persons and institutions that we receive cloud data storage service, contractual domestic/foreign institutions for sending electronic commercial messages to our customers, Interbank Card Center, to the banks that we have agreements with and, to provide better services to you and to sustain customer satisfaction, with various domestic and foreign agencies, advertisement companies and survey companies under marketing activities and with other domestic/foreign third persons and business partners.

8) What are you rights deriving from the Law on the Protection of Personal Data?

We would like to remind you that you have the right, as per LPPD to;

a) to learn whether they are processed

b) to request information if processed,

c) to learn the purpose process and whether they are used appropriate to the purpose

d) to know the domestic/foreign 3rd persons that the data is transferred to,

e) to request to be corrected if processes incompletely or wrong

f) to request to be deleted/destroyed under the terms determined in article 7 of LPPD,

g) to request to be informed of the processes under paragraph (d) and (e) above to third persons that the data is transferred,

h) to object a detrimental result due to individual analysis with automated systems

i) to request the indemnity of your loss should you incur any losses due to processing of personal data in violation of the LPPD.

9) How can I be aware of the legislation changes regarding to personal data?

The rights that you have under LPPD are the obligations of We would like to inform you that we process your personal data with this awareness and as required by law, should there be any legal changes, that we will update these information on our website in compliance with this new legislation and that you may easily follow the updates over this page at all times.

10) How can I make sure that the data is stored up to date and accurately?

As per the article 4 of LPPD, is obligated to store your personal data accurately and up to date. In this content, our customers are required to share accurate and up to date data with in order for to carry out its obligations deriving from the legislation in force. We would like to kindly ask you to update your data by communicating with us through the communication channels stated below should your data be changed in any manner.

11) Would you like to ask about your personal data?

You may contact us through e-mail address any time for any question or comments regarding your personal data.