We use cookies, pixels, and GIFs etc. some technologies (collectively to be referred as “Cookie(s)) in order to improve your experience during your use and visit our websites ("Site"), our applications or similar online or offline media we put in use in the digital environment (all media to be referred as "Platform") as Esan Eczacıbaşı Endüstriyel Hammadde Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (“to be referred as ESAN” or “Company”). 

The use of these technologies is carried out in accordance with the legislation we are subject to, in particular the Law on Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 ("KVK Law”).

The purpose of this Cookie Clarification Text is to provide you with information regarding the processing of the Cookie and personal data used during the use of the Platforms.  In this text, we want to explain to you what kind of cookies we use on our site and our application, and how you can control them. 

As ESAN, we may opt out of using the cookies we use on our site and application, change their types or functions, or add new cookies to our site and application. Therefore, we reserve the right to change the provisions of this Cookie Clarification Text at any time. Any changes made to the current Cookie Clarification Text shall be published on the website, application or in any public media and shall be effective. You can find the last update date at the end of the text.

For detailed information about the purpose of processing your personal data by our Company, please visit the Personal Data Protection and Processing Policy of Esan Eczacıbaşı Endüstriyel Hammadde Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. at the address of https://www.esan.com.tr/en/contracts/personal-data-sharing-and-communication-permission.

Method and  Legal Reason of Personal Data Collection

Your personal data is collected on the basis of legal reason for the legitimate interest of our Company through cookies in the electronic environment as a result of your visit to our website or your use of our application. Your personal data collected may also be processed for the purposes specified in this Cookie Clarification Text within the scope of the personal data processing conditions and purposes specified in Articles 5 and 6 of the KVK Law.

To whom and for what purpose the personal data can be transferred

As ESAN, we may share your personal data within the scope of Cookie Clarification Text with our suppliers, legally authorized public institutions and legally authorized private persons within the scope of the above mentioned objectives to be realized and in accordance with the relevant legislation.

Which cookies are used for what purposes? 

As ESAN, we use cookies for various purposes on our site and application and process your personal data through these cookies. These objectives are mainly:

–    To perform the basic functions necessary for the operation of the Site and the application. For example, sign-in members do not need to re-enter passwords when visiting different pages on the Site. 
–    To analyze the Site and the application, to improve the performance of the Site and the application. For example, integration of different servers that the Site runs on, determining the number of visitors to the Site, adjusting performance accordingly, or making it easier for visitors to find what they are looking for. 
–    To increase the functionality of the Site and the application and provide ease of use. For example, sharing to third-party social media through the Site, remembering user name information or search queries on the next visit of the Site visitor.
–    To perform personalization, targeting and advertising activity. For example, showing ads linked to visitors' interests through pages and products visitors view.  

Cookies Used on Our Site and Application

Below you can find different types of cookies that we use on our site and application. Both first-party cookies (placed by the site you visit) and third-party cookies (placed by servers other than the site you visit) are used in our site and application. 

Mandatory Cookies

Use of certain cookies is mandatory for our site and application to function properly. For example, the authentication cookies that are activated when you log on to our site allow you to continue your active session when you switch from one page to another on our site. 

Functionality and Choice Cookies

These cookies allow you to personalize the services offered on our site by remembering your preferences and choices on the site and the application. For example, it allows us to remember your choice of language on our site or the font size you selected when reading a text.

Social Media Cookies

These cookies ensure collection of information about your social media usage. For example, cookies may be used to use the information of your Facebook/Twitter accounts to create personalized ads or conduct market research.

Performance and Analysis Cookies

Thanks to these cookies, we are able to improve your use of our site and our application and performance analysis by improving our services to you. For example, with these cookies, we can determine which pages our visitors view the most, whether our site is working properly and possible problems. 

Targeting or advertising cookies

We use cookies to promote products and services on our website or in other media. We may also cooperate with some of our business partners for advertising and promotion on or off our website. For example, cookies can be used to track whether you clicked on an ad that you see on our site, and if you are interested in the service on the site to which that ad redirects. 

How do I control the use of cookies?

The preferences of our visitors and users regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies are essential for us. However, Cookies, which are mandatory for the operation of the Platform, must be used. In addition, we would like to remind you that some of the functions of the Platform may not work partially or completely if some cookies are turned off.

Information about how you can manage your preferences for cookies used on the Platform is as follows:  

  • Visitors have the ability to customize their preferences for cookies by changing the browser settings in which they view the Platform. If the browser in use offers this option, it is possible to change preferences for cookies through browser settings. Thus, although the browser may vary depending on the possibilities offered, data owners have the option of preventing the use of cookies, choosing to receive alerts before the use of cookies, or simply deactivating or deleting certain cookies. 
  • Although preferences vary depending on the browser used, the general description is available at https://www.aboutcookies.org/. Cookies preferences may need to be made individually for each device on which the visitor has access to the Platform. 
  • Click to turn off cookies managed by Google Analytics. 
  • Click to manage the personalized advertising experience provided by Google. 
  • In terms of cookies used by many companies for advertising activities, preferences can be managed through Your Online Choices. 
  • The settings menu of the mobile device can be used to manage cookies via mobile devices. 
  • You can customize your preferences for cookies by changing your browser settings. 

Adobe Analytics    http://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/opt-out.html
AOL    https://help.aol.com/articles/restore-security-settings-and-enable-cookie-settings-on-browser
Google Adwords     https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
Google Analytics    https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Google Chrome    http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Internet Explorer    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
MozillaFirefox    http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
Opera    http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Safari    https://support.apple.com/kb/ph19214?locale=tr_TR

What Are Your Rights as a Data Owner?

Pursuant to Article 11 of KVK Law, data owners have the following rights, 

  • to learn whether or not personal data has been processed,
  • to request information on the processed data, if personal data has been processed,
  • to learn the purpose of processing the personal data and whether or not the personal data has been used in accordance with the declared purpose,
  • to know about the third parties at home and abroad, to which the personal data has been transferred,
  • In case that the personal data is incomplete or incorrectly processed, to request their correction and to inform the third parties to whom the personal data is transferred,
  • In case the reasons that require processing are eliminated although it has been processed in accordance with the provisions of KVK Law and other related laws, to request the deletion or destruction of personal data and to notify the third parties to whom the personal data has been transferred, 
  • to object to any consequence that may arise against himself/herself through the analysis of the processed data exclusively by means of automated systems,
  • to request for compensation of any damages incurred by himself/herself due to unlawful processing of personal data, 

You can submit your applications regarding your rights listed above to our Company by filling in the Data Owner Application Form, which can be found at https://www.esan.com.tr/Download/files/veri-sibi-basvuru-formu.docx.  Depending on the nature of your request, your applications shall be concluded free of charge as soon as possible and within thirty days at the latest; however, if the transaction requires additional costs, you may be charged a fee according to the tariff set by the Personal Data Protection Board.

Last updated on: 08/07/2019