LEXIST, may update and change this Policy terms any time by means of publicizing. The updates and changes made by LEXIST will be effective from the date of issue.
- DEFINITIONS and ABBREVIATIONS
For the purposes of this Policy; the following definitions shall apply:
Cookies : small text files stored by visited websites on user’s device or network server via browsers,
Personal Data : all the information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person,
Processing of Personal Data: any operation performed upon personal data such as collection, recording, storage, retention, alteration, re-organization, disclosure, transferring, taking over, making retrievable, classification or preventing the use thereof, fully or partially through automatic means or provided that the process is a part of any data registry system, through non-automatic means,
Data Subject : the natural person, whose personal data is processed,
Data Protection Law : the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data which was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force on April 7, 2016
Website : www.lexist.com.tr websites,
Data Controller : the natural or legal person who determines the purposes and means of processing personal data and is responsible for the establishment and management of the data registry system.
- PURPOSE OF PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA ON THE INTERNET ENVIRONMENT
When the website is visited, Cookies are stored for the purpose of improving the services offered to users, ensuring the legal and commercial security of the Website, keeping log records of internet access (recorded in accordance with the Law No. 5651 on “ Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Combating Crimes Committed by means of such Publication” and relevant legislation and shared with judicial and/or administrative authorities/institutions/organizations upon request.) by detecting how visitors use the Website, increasing Website security, improving the web services provided to users, increasing the functionality and performance of the Website.
- THE METHOD AND LEGAL REASON FOR COLLECTING PERSONAL DATA
User’s Personal Data, within the scope of visiting the Website, is processed by collecting cookies electronically on the basis of following legal reasons; i) that Processing of Personal Data is mandatory for the legitimate interests of the Data Controller and ii) mandatory for the Data Controller to fulfill its legal obligations, provided that it does not violate the fundamental rights and freedoms of the Data Subject, in accordance with the basic principles stipulated by the Data Protection Law.
- TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA OBTAINED AS A RESULT OF PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED ON THE INTERNET ENVIRONMENT IS TRANSFERRED
The authorities have access to the records filed and maintained in the digital environment. The information filed and stored in the digital environment and the Cookies stipulated under article six is shared with the judicial bodies, legally authorized public institutions and organizations and domestic third-party service providers, in accordance with the procedures and principles specified in the laws.
- MAINTAINING DATA SECURITY AND RETENTION PERIOD
LEXIST, for the purpose of preventing the illegal Processing of Personal Data, preventing unlawful access to Personal Data and ensuring the preservation of Personal Data, undertakes to take the necessary technical and administrative measures and to carry out the necessary inspections in order to ensure the appropriate security level, in accordance with the Article 12 of Data Protection Law.
Personal Data collected through the Website is stored by LEXIST for the duration specified in Article 7.
- CATEGORIZATION OF COOKIES
- COOKIES IN TERMS OF STORAGE PERIOD:
PERSISTENT COOKIES : Persistent Cookies are types of Cookies used to increase the functionality of the Website and to provide a faster and better service to website’s visitors.
Such Cookies are used to remember user’s preferences and are stored on their device via browsers.
Some types of Persistent Cookies; can be used to provide users with customized suggestions, taking into account issues such as the purpose of use of the Website.
SESSION COOKIES: These Cookies are used for session identification of user’s visit and do not collect data from the user. These Cookies are subsequently deleted when the user closes the web page they visited or remained inactive for a certain period of time.
The main purpose of Session Cookies use is to ensure that the Website functions properly during user’s visit.
|Type of Cookie
||What does it serve?
||Do these Cookies collect/identify my personal information?
|Strictly Necessary Cookies
||Strictly Necessary Cookies are essential for the running of the Website properly.
They are essential for users to operate on the Website and to use the features offered by the Website.
Navigating back and forth between pages without losing their previous actions from the same session is an example of Strictly Necessary Cookies.
|Strictly Necessary Cookies do not collect personal information.
Users may experience problems in using a significant part of the Website and in Website performance if the use of Strictly Necessary Cookies is not allowed.
||Performance Cookies monitor Website performance and collect anonymous data on how visitors use the Website by providing information on areas visited, time spent on the Website, and problems encountered during the visit.
The use of Performance Cookies is essential for the performance improvement of the Website.
|Performance Cookies do not have access to personal identifying information.
All data obtained by Performance Cookies is collected anonymously.
||Functionality Cookies are used to remember user’s preferences such as “username, language used, page layout settings” for a customized online experience.
||Functionality Cookies may have access to personal data containing identification elements such as profile picture and username to be used as a member of the website.
If the use of Functionality Cookies is not allowed, the performance of the Website may be affected and access to some content may be restrained.
|Targeting or Advertising Cookies
||Targeting or Advertising Cookies are used to target advertisements to the interests of users, based upon previous web browsing activity.
They can be used to remember the websites visited, to present targeted advertisements or to limit the advertisements that are out of user’s interest, as well as to measure the productivity of advertising campaigns.
|Targeting and Advertising Cookies are among the types of Cookies called “Third-Party Cookies”; many types of these Cookies can collect personal identifying information by tracking visitors via their IP addresses.
The collected data is accessible to third parties who advertise on the Website for marketing and advertising purposes.
- PERSONAL DATA PROCESSED BY US AND CATEGORIZATION OF COOKIES USED
User’s Personal Data, that is shared with LEXIST on the Website in line with the Personal Data collection methods listed in Article 3, is categorized below:
||Purpose of Cookie
||In most cases, this cookie is used to identify individual users who visit lexist.com and is updated each time a page is viewed. In addition, this cookie comes with the unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure the validity and accessibility of a cookie as an extra security measure.
- PREVENTING THE COOKIE USE
Users have the opportunity to customize their preferences regarding cookies by changing the settings of their browser via the links below.
- SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA
LEXIST; gives a great importance to the security of visitors and third parties whose data is processed, and works with the most advanced technology tools to ensure this. In order to ensure the security of our site, all kinds of physical, electronic and administrative measures have been taken in secure environments. All information is stored and backed up on secure servers located in the country.
Privacy and information security e-trainings are provided to increase awareness related to personal data and data protection laws. The responsible who are liable for information security are made a commitment in writing. If non-compliances with policies and procedures are detected, disciplinary processes are implemented. There are infrastructure systems to detect data leaks. The security of the data at the application and service level is ensured by the use of encrypted protocols, firewalls and access control mechanisms. Data are classified by labeling. Physical security measures have been taken to protect against external and environmental threats. Changes made in information systems are recorded. Personal data is backed up within the scope of the data backup policy against data loss. Information systems are regularly subjected to security vulnerability scans and detected vulnerabilities are eliminated.
LEXIST; takes all necessary measures to ensure that its employees and all contracted institutions and organizations have the necessary sensitivity and sufficient awareness regarding information security.
- RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF RELEVANT PERSON
Relevant persons within the scope of KVKK and related legislations have a right;
- To learn whether personal data is processed or not,
- If personal data processed, to request information
- To learn the purpose of processing personal data and whether it is used in accordance with its purpose
- To know the domestic and abroad third parties to whom the personal data is transferred,
- If personal data incomplete/inaccurately processed, to request it to be corrected and the notification of personal data processed in this regard to the third parties to whom the personal data has been transferred.
- Even though the personal data has been processed in accordance with the provisions of the KVKK and other relevant laws, to request the deletion and eradication of personal data and requesting the notification of the transaction made in this context to the third parties to whom the personal data has been transferred in case the reasons necessitating their processing cease to exist.
- To object to the occurrence of an adverse consequence stemming from the analysis of the data exclusively by the automatic systems,
- In case users suffer a loss due to the illegal processing, to demand compensation for their loss,
Pursuant to article 13.1 of the Law on Protection of Personal Data , users can send their request regarding exercising their above-mentioned rights to our Company in written form or by other methods determined by the Personal Data Protection Board. As Lexist, we undertake that users can exercise these rights at any time and in the most proper way, without prejudice to our obligations arising from the current legislation.