This Clarification Text consists of the principles for processing of your personal data by “Doğan Dış Ticaret ve Mümessillik A.Ş”) (the “Company”) in its capacity of Data Controller, domiciled at the address of “Burhaniye Mah. Kısıklı Cad. No: 65 34676 Üsküdar İstanbul”, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698 (the “Law”) and the relevant legislation.

1.    Purpose of Processing of Personal Data

Your personal data obtained due to your visit to our website may be processed by our Company for the following purposes:

  • In case of a request from the communication department and/or social media accounts,
  • Allowing our units to carry out the necessary procedures to make the data subjects benefit from the services offered by our company,
  • Execution of relevant business processes, ensuring that information is obtained, evaluating wishes/suggestions and ensuring that complaints can be filed,
  • Planning and execution of the activities necessary for presentation and promotion of the services offered by our Company to data subjects by customizing them according to the taste, usage habits and needs of the data subjects.
  • Carrying out the necessary works by our respective business units and the related business processes in order to realize the operations performed by the Company,
  • Planning and conducting the business strategies of our Company,
  • Ensuring the legal, technical and commercial-occupational safety of the Company and any persons who have business relationships with the Company

2.    Personal Data Collection Method and Legal Reason for Collection

Your personal data are collected by our company using fully or partially automatic methods through cookies, which are technical communication files, due to your visit to our website, in written and electronic environments as part of the data recording system, in line with the purposes specified in this Clarification Text. For detailed information on the cookies, please review the Cookies Clarification Text. Your personal data collected other than cookies are collected by non-automatic means via filling in the forms on the website by you.

Your personal data are processed in accordance with the following legal reasons:

  • When it is clearly stipulated in the Laws pursuant to article 5/2 (a) of the law,
  • When it is mandatory for the data controller to be able to perform his/her legal obligations pursuant to article 5/2 (ç) of the law,
  • When it is mandatory to process data for legitimate interests of the Company, provided that your fundamental rights and freedoms are not prejudiced pursuant to article 5/2 (f) of the law,
  • When there's a liability for the storage of traffic information pursuant to the Law no. 5651 on Regulating Broadcasting in the Internet and Fighting Against Crimes Committed through Internet Broadcasting.

3.    Transferees of the Processed Personal Data and Purposes of Such Transfers

For the purposes of processing your personal data, your personal data obtained can be transferred to our business partners, legally-authorized public institutions and, in exceptional cases, private persons in the framework of personal data processing requirements and purposes laid down in articles 8 and 9 of the Law.

4.    Your Means and Rights to Apply to the Data Controller

As per article 11 of the law, by applying to our Company, you've the right a) to learn whether your personal data are processed or not, b) to request information if your personal data have been processed, c) to learn the purpose of data processing and whether this data are used for intended purposes, d) to know the third parties to whom your personal data are transferred at home, e) to request the rectification of the incomplete or inaccurate data, if any, f) to request the erasure or destruction of your personal data under the conditions laid down in Article 7, g) to request notification of the operations carried out in compliance with subparagraphs (e) and (f) to third parties to whom your personal data have been transferred, h) to object to the processing, exclusively by automatic means, of your personal data, which leads to an unfavorable consequence for you, i) to request compensation for the damage arising from the unlawful processing of your personal data.

You may further submit your applications regarding your abovementioned rights by filling in the application form available on our website and posting it to the Company’s address at Burhaniye Mah. Kısıklı Cad. No: 65 34676 Üsküdar İstanbul or by e-mailing it to

Our company will conclude your requests free of charge as soon as possible and within thirty days at the latest, depending on the nature of the request. However, if the process requires additional costs, a fee may be charged. Our Company may put the request into process or reject it in writing by stating its justification.
In case the application made by following te abovementioned procedure is rejected, in case the reply provided is found insufficient, or in case the application is not replied in due time, the individual shall have the right to make a complaint before the Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) within thirty days following the notification of the reply, and within sixty days following the application date in any case. However, no complaint may be made before the methods of application are exhausted.

The Board conducts ex officio necessary investigation on the issues that fall within its field of duty either upon receiving respective complaint or becoming aware of the alleged violation. Upon the complaint, the Board examines the request and gives an answer to the relevant parties. If no response is received within sixty days from the date of the complaint, the request is deemed to have been rejected. In the event of discovery of a violation as a result of the examination conducted upon a complaint or ex officio, the Board decides that the illegal acts will be rectified by the data controller and notifies the relevant parties. Such decree will be enforced without delay and within no later than thirty days following notification. The Board may decide to suspend the processing of data or the transfer of data abroad, in case of irreparable or impossible damage and in case of a clear violation of the law.

We appreciate your confidence in us and look forward to working with you.