Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

 

This Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy has been prepared in order to provide information about which personal data are collected, used, shared with whom, what rights the Users have, how they can use them and cookies through our website www.hermescons.com (hereinafter referred to as “Site”) and other means, which we are the content provider and data controller as HERMES ACADEMY MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY LIMITED COMPANY (hereinafter referred to as “HERMES ACADEMY”).

 

Persons and organisations who visit, use, become a member, access, send content such as comments, information, images, videos, pictures, photographs (hereinafter referred to as “User”) have accepted all the terms contained in this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy.

 

Changes and updates to be made by the Company in this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy shall be deemed to be valid from the moment they are published on our Website. For this reason, we recommend that this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy be reviewed by the User before visiting our Website and that the changes and/or corrections made be taken into consideration by the User.

 

Collection of Personal Data

 

  1. In order to view and visit our Website, the User is not required to share personal data. However, if the User wishes to participate in, benefit from or use any of the features and services offered by our Website, he/she may be requested to provide various personal and/or demographic data.

 

  1. The term personal data used in this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy refers to data intended to directly or indirectly identify the User, including but not limited to name-surname, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender and information that the User consents to be shared through the aforementioned accounts in case the User connects with social media accounts.

 

  1. The personal data transmitted by the User to the Company will be processed within the framework of the purposes specified below and will not be used for any purpose other than the intended purpose. Personal data belonging to the user; To provide a better service by the Company, to answer the User’s questions and to provide an effective customer service, to make contact when necessary, to send publications, to send newsletters or notifications by e-mail, to create a membership account on behalf of the User, to ensure the continuation and improvement of the services provided, to re-access historical information when needed, The data collected by identifying the interests of the User can be processed for purposes such as carrying out and improving operational activities such as business development, marketing, communication, enabling the User to access the site more easily with existing social network accounts, fulfilling our obligations arising from the Law and other legislation, conducting statistical studies and market research, and creating databases.

 

  1. Personal data belonging to the user and navigation, traffic information and Internet Protocol (IP) address; In order to fulfil our obligation before the security and laws (in cases where we have a legal or administrative obligation to notify or provide information, such as but not limited to the fight against crime, the threat of state and public security), it will be shared with the relevant institutions and organisations if duly requested by the competent, administrative and official authorities in accordance with the legislation in force.

 

  1. Personal data belonging to the user; HERMES ACADEMY or real or legal persons who process data on behalf of HERMES ACADEMY; It may be collected verbally, in writing, automatically or non-automatically or electronically by similar means, including but not limited to contact forms, consumer complaint forms, social networks, website, various contracts, mobile applications, electronic mail, application forms, newsletters.

 

  1. It is the User’s responsibility that the information provided by the User is accurate and complete. If false, misleading or incomplete information is provided; HERMES ACADEMY shall have no responsibility and the obligation to compensate the damage incurred for this reason shall be entirely the responsibility of the User.

 

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA

Personal data belonging to the User may be shared with all subsidiaries and affiliated companies in which HERMES ACADEMY is directly and/or indirectly a shareholder, in accordance with the legislation in force, within the scope of the above-mentioned purposes, as well as, but not limited to, our business partners, business contacts, performance assistants and subcontractors, in line with the purpose of the service we provide, or in cases stipulated by the legislation regarding regulatory supervisory institutions and official authorities, it may be transferred domestically and/or abroad. The user accepts and declares that he/she consents to the transfer of his/her personal data as stated above.

 

RIGHTS OF PERSONAL DATA OWNER

3.1. Within the scope of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and other legislation in force, the User:

  1. a) To learn whether their personal data is being processed or not,
  2. b) Request information if personal data has been processed,
  3. c) To learn the purpose of processing personal data and whether they are used in accordance with their purpose,
  4. d) To know the third parties to whom personal data are transferred domestically or abroad,
  5. e) To request correction of personal data in case of incomplete or incorrect processing and to request notification of the transaction made within this framework to third parties to whom personal data is transferred,
  6. f) Although it has been processed in accordance with the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and other relevant provisions of the law, to request the deletion, destruction or anonymisation of personal data in the event that the reasons requiring its processing disappear and to request notification of the transaction made within this scope to third parties to whom personal data is transferred,
  7. g) To object to the emergence of a result to the detriment of the person himself/herself by analysing the processed data exclusively through automated systems,
  8. h) In case of damage due to unlawful processing of personal data, it has the right to demand compensation for the damage.

 

3.2. The user may exercise these rights by

– A petition bearing his/her wet signature, HERMES ACADEMY’s “Meşrutiyet Mah. Rumeli Cad. No:22 Rumeli Plaza Kat:7 Şişli / Istanbul” address by registered mail with return receipt requested or,

 

– If a separate method is announced by the Personal Data Protection Board, it can use it in accordance with this method. In the application to be made by the User to exercise the above-mentioned rights; the request must be clear and understandable, the subject of the request must be related to the person; if the application is to be made by the representative, in this case, the authorisation of representation must be documented, the identity and address information of the applicant User must be included and documents certifying the identity of the User must be attached to the application.

 

3.3. In order to change or update their personal information and communication preferences, the User must submit their requests to the Company in the manner described above or by e-mail to info@hermescons.com. The user’s request will be evaluated as soon as possible and the necessary action will be taken.

 

USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLUGINS

 

4.1. Our Website uses social media buttons to enable the User to share or bookmark web pages. When a page on our Website containing such plugins is visited by the User, the social media buttons are initially inactive; the plugins do not become effective unless one of the buttons is clicked by the User. By activating the plug-ins, the User establishes a connection with the relevant social media applications and if the User’s session is open on such social media sites, this visit may be associated with the User’s account by the relevant social media sites and the User’s information may be recorded by such social media sites. In order to prevent the User from establishing a connection between his/her account on social media sites and his/her visit to our Website, the User must log out of the relevant social media accounts before accessing our Website.

 

4.2. Social media sites and other third party websites are beyond our control and are not covered by this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy. We have no responsibility for the activities, privacy policies or privacy compliance levels of such social media sites and other websites. Therefore, it is necessary for the User to review the terms of use and privacy policies of the relevant sites in order to learn how such websites collect and use information about Users, how this can be prevented or how information can be deleted.

 

USE OF COOKIES

 

5.1. We use cookies on our Website in order to facilitate and customise the use of our Website. Cookies are small text files placed on the hard drive of the User’s computer by the User’s browser. Each time the User visits our Website, the User’s internet browser sends cookies to our Website so that our Website recognises the User and remembers information such as User preferences. The cookies we use do not store personal data, that is, they are anonymous.

 

5.2. The User can set his/her internet browser to warn him/her before accepting cookies or to simply reject all cookies; however, if cookies are not accepted, it may not be possible to access all features of our Website. The user will be able to make the necessary changes by clicking the “help” button of the internet browser to learn how to make these settings. As long as the user does not change the cookie settings, it is deemed to give explicit consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy.

 

COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

 

6.1. The User shall be deemed to have consented to the collection, storage, processing, use and transfer of his/her personal data to the aforementioned third parties domestically and abroad in order to provide and offer various advantages to him/her and to make all kinds of electronic communications and to send all kinds of communication messages for the purpose of special promotion, promotion, advertisement, sales, marketing, survey and similar purposes.

 

6.2. If the User does not want the Company to send him/her bulletins, announcements, commercial messages or other notices and/or messages, then he/she should not specify a request for such notices or services while becoming a member of the Website. However, if the User has consented to the sending of such messages or notifications while becoming a member of the Website and/or has subscribed to the HERMES ACADEMY e-bulletin, then he/she shall be deemed to have consented to all kinds of electronic communication and other communication messages being sent to him/her.

 

6.3. In the e-mails sent to the User who has subscribed to HERMES ACADEMY e-bulletin, the User is given the option not to receive future notifications. If the User wishes to revoke his/her consent to receive the newsletter, he/she will be able to change his/her preferences in this regard by following the instructions specified in the e-mail sent to him/her.

 

APPLICABLE LAW AND COMPETENT COURT

 

Turkish Law shall be applied in the interpretation and implementation of this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy and in the resolution of disputes that may arise between the User and the Company, and Istanbul Central Courts are authorised to resolve any disputes that may arise from this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy.

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