IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW NO. 6698 ON THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
CONFIDENTIALITY OF PERSONAL DATA
As MİDAS PAZARLAMA VE DIŞ VE TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKETİ, having its registered address at Molla Fenari Mahallesi, Şerefefendi Sokak, No: 36, Fatih/İstanbul and being registered under the Central Registry Number System (MERSIS) No. 0387004540500017, we are pleased that you are visiting our websites and thank you for your interest in our company and our products. You may be sharing your personal data with us due to your visit to our website and the transactions you have made through the site. Your personal data that you transfer to us during your visit to our website and is recorded by us are protected with the utmost care and attention and is processed in accordance with the data security rules in force in the country where our responsible division is located. Our website may also contain links to or advertisements of the websites of other servers with no data protection declaration.
CLARIFICATION TEXT FOR PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING
Pursuant to Article 10 of the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“KVKK”) titled ‘Data Controller’s Obligation to Inform’, MİDAS PAZARLAMA VE DIŞ VE TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKETİ (“FİGARO”), the data controller, is obliged to inform the data owners about its identity, the purpose of processing personal data, persons to whom personal data are transferred and the purpose of transfer, the method and legal grounds of collection of personal data, and the rights set forth under Article 11. This Clarification Text has been prepared to inform the data owners in accordance with Article 10 of KVKK.
a. Data Controller’s Identity
In accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 3 of KVKK, the Data Controller is defined as ‘real or legal persons who determine the purposes and means of processing personal data and are responsible for the establishment and management of the data recording system’. In accordance with paragraph 1 and subparagraph (a) of Article 10 of KVKK titled ‘Data Controller’s Obligation to Inform’, the data controller is obligated to inform the data owners with regard to its identity.
FİGARO may have the title of ‘data controller’ pursuant to KVKK because of your personal data that you share with us on this website and through other websites. In this context, ‘data controller’s identity’ is MİDAS PAZARLAMA VE DIŞ TİCARET ANONİM ŞİRKETİ, which was established as a joint-stock company in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Turkey and is registered under the Istanbul Trade Registry Office with the registration no. 301825-0 and MERSIS no. 0387004540500017, having its headquarters at Molla Fenari Mahallesi, Şerefefendi Sokak, No: 36, Fatih/İstanbul.
b. Purposes of Processing Personal Data
Your Personal Data is processed in accordance with one or more of the requirements for personal data processing specified in Article 5 of KVKK and the personal data processing principles specified in Article 4 of the relevant law. FİGARO carries out all personal data processing activities in compliance with its obligations stipulated in all relevant legislation, particularly KVKK.
In line with the conditions and purposes for personal data processing specified in Articles 5 and 6 of the KVKK, the purposes of processing your personal data are as follows: carrying out the works required to ensure that you benefit from the products and services offered by our company through our relevant business units; customizing the products and services offered by our company according to your likes, usage habits, and needs and offering suggestions accordingly; ensuring the legal and commercial security of our company and those who have a business relationship with our Company; and determining and implementing the commercial and business strategies of our company. Detailed information regarding the purposes for processing your personal data by our Company has been provided in FİGARO Personal Data Policy which is available at www.figaro.com.tr.
c. Parties That Personal Data Provided To and Purpose of Transfer
In accordance with the conditions and purposes for personal data processing specified in Articles 8 and 9 of the KVKK, your personal data collected may be transferred limitedly to our business partners, suppliers, shareholders, legally authorized public institutions and private persons for the following purposes: carrying out the works required to ensure that you benefit from the products and services offered by our company through our relevant business units; selling and marketing our company’s products through this site; customizing the products and services offered by our company according to your likes, usage habits, and needs and offering suggestions accordingly; ensuring the legal and commercial security of our company and those who have a business relationship with our Company; and determining and implementing the commercial and business strategies of our company, and for the purposes stated in FİGARO Personal Data Policy which is available at www.figaro.com.tr.
d. Method and Legal Grounds for Collection of Your Personal Data
Your personal data is collected by our company via different channels, including the entries you make while using the website and contracts you have concluded with our company, in accordance with the laws in order to carry out our commercial activities. Your personal data can also be processed and transferred for the purposes specified in this Clarification Text in accordance with the conditions and purposes for personal data processing specified in Articles 5 and 6 of KVKK.
e. Personal Data Owner’s Rights
As personal data owners, you can send your requests regarding your rights to us via the methods set out in the FİGARO Personal Data Policy, which has been shared with the public and is available at www.figaro.com.tr. FİGARO will conclude the request free of charge as soon as possible and within thirty (30) days at the latest, depending on the nature of the request.
If an extra cost is required for the information you request from our company regarding your Personal Data, such information will be provided on the condition that the fees set out in the tariff determined by the Personal Data Protection Council are paid. In accordance with Article 11 of KVKK, the rights of the natural persons, whose personal data are processed, are as follows:
Ø to learn whether his/her personal data is processed or not,
Ø to request information if his/her personal data is processed,
Ø to learn the purpose of his/her data processing and whether this data is used for intended purposes,
Ø to know the third parties to whom his/her personal data is transferred at home or abroad,
Ø to request the rectification of the incomplete or inaccurate data, if any, and to request reporting of the operations carried out pursuant to sub-paragraphs (d) and (e) to third parties to whom his/her personal data have been transferred,
Ø to request the deletion or destruction of personal data, despite being processed in compliance with the provisions of this Law and other relevant laws, in the event that the reasons for the processing no longer exist and to request reporting of the operations carried out in this regard to third parties to whom his/her personal data have been transferred,
Ø to object to the occurrence of a result against the person himself/herself due to the analysis of the data processed exclusively through automated systems,
Ø to request compensation for the damage arising from the unlawful processing of his/her personal data.
Without prejudice to our legal obligations and contractual relationships, we would like to use your personal data to inform you about our products and services. It is your initiative to allow us to use your Personal Data for this purpose, and if you do not provide your consent or wish to revoke any prior consent, your information will be closed for access and terminated.
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We protect your personal data that you allow to be collected by our Company in order to prevent loss, damage, and unauthorized access and we implement several security measures in this regard. We are continuously improving our security measures in line with technological advancements.
RIGHT TO BE INFORMED
Pursuant to KVKK, we are obliged to provide you with information about the existence of your personal data recorded by our Company and to allow you to view, delete, or change the data if necessary. If you wish to obtain information about your Personal Data, please fill out the attached application form and send it to our company. Your request will be replied within 30 days.