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Information Security Policy

Ekol Denizcilik AnonimŞirketi (shall be hereinafter referred to as Ekol Shipping) has adopted the principle of safeguarding the confidentiality of user information in accordance with the laws that information and communication providers must comply with and respects your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data, traffic data and your communication content. This Privacy Policy has been set out in a manner to light the way for your understanding of how Ekol Shipping uses and protects the information you provide while using the services of Ekol Shipping.

By providing your personal data on the Ekol Shipping web site(s) (shall be hereinafter referred to as the “Website” or “Websites” within the scope of this privacy policy) you will be deemed to have fully understood and rendered your explicit consent for your personal data to be collected, used and transferred completely in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined under this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please choose not to share or transmit your personal data on the Website.

1- Collection of Personal Data
Your personal information may be collected by Ekol Shipping and its group companies for purposes such as provision of services, membership, promotion and customer services. For each visitor of the Website, Ekol Shipping web servers automatically recognize and store information that is not normally considered as personal data such as the visitor’s IP address and domain. When you visit the Website, “cookies” may be used to store certain user information on your computer, customize your experience to better suit your interests and preferences, or facilitate your login to continue to use the services. However, if you block or delete cookies, your pre-determined preferences or customization settings will not be restored, therefore the personalization of your online use will be blocked. Data that is collected using “cookies” or logs will be stored to collect information about how you use the Website. The information in question will be obtained and stored in accordance with the Cookie Policy below.

2- Usage and Disclosure of Personal Data
The personal data you have submitted in the Website is processed in compliance with the law. Ekol Shippingand its group companies will be able to process your personal data particularly for the following purposes in terms of providing better quality services to its subscribers in terms of benefiting from their services and products: (i) the required function or activity you choose, (ii) your access to certain products or services, (iii) take advantage of customer service activities or (iv) in the relevant areas on the Website you visit. Your information will be used by Ekol Shipping and group companies to send written, video and verbal  messages with all kinds of information, campaigns, advertisements, promotions, sales, customer service and marketing content through their website, e-mail, call center, telephone, SMS (text message), fax, automated calling machines, smart voice recorder systems and all kinds of communication channels in order to notify their own campaigns, promotional announcements in accordance with the legal provisions. Your access to the Site with such information and your consent to the data processing permission to do so means that you agree to send/receive written, video and oral messages with all kinds of information, campaigns, advertisements, promotions, sales, customer service and marketing content through all the above mentioned communication channels such as e-mail, and SMS, call center. Ekol Shipping may combine or use personal data provided through the Website with other information it collects from third parties in order to adapt, develop, advance and increase user experiences more effectively in its functions, activities, products, services, applications and any other services offered to your side. Again, the personal data submitted by your side, may be processed by Ekol Shipping and its group companies within the scope and time required for the services as well as marketing activities in accordance with applicable legislation and as per the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and the Regulation on the Processing of Personal Data and Protection of Privacy in the Electronic Communications Sector to market telecommunicationservices or to provide other value-added services in the case the user allows the use of its personal information. You may always withdraw your permissions for the processing of your personal information within the scope of the services and services offered by Ekol Shipping. Ekol Shipping will be able to use your IP address to show you the appropriate interface and to help identify the problems of our server. Your IP information assists Ekol Shipping to understand your needs regarding your specific presentation of the website.

In order to continuously improve the service offered to your side, the browser type/version, the operating system used, the referrer URL (the previous page visited), the hostname (IP address) of the computer that accesses it, the time of the server query, will be stored by Ekol Shipping. In the case confidential information is damaged or seized by third parties as the result of the attacks made to the Website and to the system even though necessary security measures have been taken, Ekol Shipping shall not have any liabilities in this respect.

3- Transfer of Personal Data
Ekol Shipping does not transfer your personal data (a) without your consent; (b) if deemed obligatory by law or by a court order; (c) to persons or companies other than those together which Ekol Shipping and its group companies carry out their internal website business or commercial affairs or (d) does not transfer or sell such data to persons other than the third parties subject to laws, binding design or contract handling the principles for fair administration with an adequate protection level for personal data.

4- Quality
Ekol Shipping will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data collected from your side is accurate, complete and up to date. However, it is accepted that any personal data submitted to Ekol Shipping is correct regarding the services and products offered by it. Ekol Shipping shall not be liable for any damages that may arise otherwise. If you determine that the personal data maintained by EkolShipping is not accurate, complete and up-to-date in the future, reasonable attempts will be made to correct the personal data in accordance with your written notice.

5- Security
Ekol Shipping will take appropriate care to protect the security of your personal data and to prevent unauthorized access to your personal data using appropriate technology and internal processes. However, Ekol Shipping will never give any commitment that unauthorized access to your personal data will never occur. In accordance with this Privacy Policy and as per the security clause, Ekol Shippingmay cooperate with legal authorities and other relevant agencies regarding any forgery/fraud or breach of network security and the right to disclose any information obtained (including personal data) shall be reserved if required by law or if the request of the judicial authorities is fulfilled.
The security of the personal information of users is one of the most important issues for Ekol Shipping.

6- Authorized Communication
You, in your capacity as the user(s) of Ekol Shipping services, will be deemed to have agreed to have received any electronic mail and posts related to the services to be given by Ekol Shipping and its group companies and business partners, membership, customer services, advertisement, promotion and any campaigns performed and/or to be performed in the future as per the relevant regulation and under this article with your explicit consent upon starting to use the Ekol Shipping services. Customer information will be used by Ekol Shipping and group companies to send/receive written, video and verbal messages with all kinds of information, campaigns, advertisements, promotions, sales, customer service and marketing content through their website, e-mail, call center, telephone, SMS (text message), fax, automated calling machines, smart voice recorder systems and all kinds of communication channels in order to notify their own campaigns, promotional announcements in accordance with the legal provisions. Your access to the Site with such information and your consent to the data processing permission to do so means that you agree to send/receive written, video and oral messages with all kinds of information, campaigns, advertisements, promotions, sales, customer service and marketing content through all the above mentioned communication channels such as e-mail, and SMS, call center.

7- Changing the Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy is updated as often as required by Ekol Shipping to reflect changes to the services and services offered by Ekol Shipping and customer feedback. If there are significant changes to privacy policies or changes to how your personal information will be used, a notice will be easily visible before implementing the change to notify your side. Your continued use of the relevant services and services following the publication of such notice means that you agree to this amended Privacy Policy. We advise that you regularly review this Privacy Policy to find out how information is collected, used and protected within the scope of services and services offered by Ekol Shipping.

8- Right to Obtain Information and Objection
Please click here for the disclosure statement on the protection of personal data.

9- Forms
Explicit Consent Statement for the Protection of Personal Data
As Ekol Denizcilik A.Ş. (“Ekol Shipping”), we hereby request your express consent to process and transfer your personal data in relation to the following issues, except as expressly provided by the Law on the Protection of Personal Data (the “Law”), as well as the cases made public by your side or the cases requiring the processing and transfer of personal data to the extent necessary for the purpose of performance of the agreement: “I hereby give my explicit consent for my personal data to be processed with the method such as requesting for a better service within the framework of subscription relationship, analysing my usage and payment behaviors, contacting me about improving and marketing the services in this respect, sharing the data at home and abroad with third parties authorized by Ekol Shipping or its affiliated companies and transferring data to domestic and international asessment, analysis, digital optimization, technical support companies and digital communications companies such as WhatsApp and storing my data for a certain period of time.Commercial Electronic Message Confirmation Statement
Unless I call the call center and request the cancellation as per the relevant legislation, I hereby approve that promotion, marketing, lottery, campaign and advertisement activities be carried out and announced by Ekol Denizcilik A.Ş. (“Ekol Shipping”) and the companies within and affiliated to Ekol Shipping group companies and that the information be shared with Ekol Shipping and the companies within and affiliated to Ekol Shipping group companies as well as the third party companies to be assigned by the same in this respect.

10- Authorization Revocation Channels
You can cancel/revoke your previously granted permission by calling our call center, through the online transaction center or by submitting a written application.

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