Information on Processing of Personal Data

INFORMATION ON PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

 

This document was prepared to inform the relevant parties about the personal data processed by Penezoğlu Law Firm (“Penezoğlu Law”), as data controller, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law numbered 6698 (the “Law”). Penezoğlu Law respects your personal data and shows the utmost sensitivity in order to ensure the security of your personal data in accordance with the current legislation and international principles.

Your Personal Data Processed and Processing Purposes

Penezoğlu Law processes your personal data consisting of your full name (identity information), phone number and email address (contact details) in accordance with the Law, in connection with our activity and service purposes and in a measured manner, and within the scope of the principles stipulated in Article 4 of the Law, when you contact us through the “Contact us and Career” section of our website https://www.penezoglu.com

Penezoğlu Law processes your personal data to a limited to the purposes of contacting you, fulfilling your requests, conducting or performing a contract, and fulfilling the burden of proof and legal liabilities, in line with the views and requests you have stated.

When you reach out to us through “Contact us and Career” section, if the information you provide us consists of personal data, such personal data will also be processed by Penezoğlu Law for the purposes mentioned above. In the event that you provide us with the personal data of any third party in the “Contact us and Career” sections, it will be deemed that you share such data after fulfilment of your legal liabilities against the relevant third party. Please do not share any information that is owned by you or any third party in the “Contact us and Career” sections which are referred to as sensitive personal data under article 6 of the Law such as race, ethnic origin, political opinion, philosophical belief, religion, sect or other beliefs, clothing, association, fund or union membership, health, sex life, criminal conviction and safety measures as well as your biometric and genetic data. If you provide sensitive personal data, you will be deemed that have given explicit consent for processing of such data. If you share sensitive personal data with us, Penezoğlu Law will not process and will destroy these sensitive personal data.

Your personal data may be processed for internal reporting and statistics by anonymizing such data.

For job applications, in the event that you complete the job application form on our website https://www.penezoglu.com Penezoğlu Law processes your personal data under identity, contact and personal information categories, which consists of your full name, email address, phone number and resume, within the scope of your job application.

Please do not share any information in your resume which are referred to as sensitive personal data under article 6 of the Law such as race, ethnic origin, political opinion, philosophical belief, religion, sect or other beliefs, clothing, association, fund or union membership, health, sex life, criminal conviction and safety measures as well as your biometric and genetic data. If you include any sensitive personal data in your resume, it will be deemed that you have given explicit consent for processing such data. If you include any sensitive personal data in your resume, Penezoğlu Law will not process and will destroy these sensitive personal data.

Penezoğlu Law processes personal data as mentioned above to a limited extent in order for us to assess your job application and select the candidate to be employed.

Manner of Collection of Your Personal Data and the Legal Reason for Processing

In the event that you reach out to us through the “Contact us and Career” section on our website https://www.penezoglu.com or any information relating to your personal data is received physically, your abovementioned personal data may be collected electronically, verbally or through fax, telephone, mail, courier and hand delivery. Penezoğlu Law processes your personal data for the abovementioned purposes, within the scope of the personal data processing conditions regulated under Article 5 of the Law and by virtue of the following legal reasons; (i) to enter into or perform a contract, (ii) to fulfil its legal liabilities and (iii) in case data processing is mandatory for Penezoğlu Law’s legitimate interests provided that these does not harm your fundamental rights and freedom.

Regarding job applications, you provide the abovementioned personal data through the website https://www.penezoglu.comPenezoğlu Law processes your personal data within the scope of the personal data processing conditions specified in Article 5 of the Law, based on the following legal reasons; (i) to enter into an employment agreement, (ii) to manage the job application process, and (iii) in case data processing is mandatory for Penezoğlu Law’s legitimate interests provided that these does not harm your fundamental rights and freedom.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your personal data consisting of your full name, phone number and email address and other personal data provided by you in the Contact us and Career sections may be transferred by Penezoğlu Law to the third party that is outsourced to provide technical services for data transferring under the personal data processing conditions of articles 8 and 9 of the Law.

In the case of a job application, your personal data consisting of your full name, email address, phone number and resume may be transferred by Penezoğlu Law to the third party that is outsourced to provide technical services for data transferring under the personal data processing conditions of articles 8 and 9 of the Law.

In addition, in case any public administration, person, authority or institution is authorized to request your personal data, your personal data may be transferred to the relevant person, authority or institution in accordance with the personal data protection legislation. Requests received from judicial authorities shall also be fulfilled in accordance with the legislation. In the event that the mentioned liabilities arise under Turkish Law, the legal basis of the mentioned data processing activity will be establishment, exercise or protection of any right in compliance with a legal liability or likewise.

Your Rights Regarding Protection of Your Personal Data

 Under article 11 of the Law, you are entitled to the following rights as the data subject:

  • Request information whether or not your personal data are processed;
  • Request information if your personal data have been processed;
  • Request information about the purpose of processing and if your personal data have been used for the purposes described,
  • Receive information about the third parties whom your personal data are transferred in Turkey and abroad;
  • Request correction of your personal data if they are inaccurate or incomplete;
  • Request deletion or destruction of your personal data in accordance with the relevant legislation;
  • Request notification is made to the third parties about correction, deletion and destruction of your personal data in accordance with the relevant legislation;
  • Object to any result against you arising from analysis of the processed data by automated systems only,
  • Request compensation for the damages arising from unlawful processing of your personal data.

You can send us your requests relating to your abovementioned rights by email or post at [email protected] or Esentepe Mahallesi, Büyükdere Cad. Ferko Signature No:175, 3. Kat Şişli/Istanbul, Turkey, respectively. Based on the nature of your request, your application will be resolved as soon as possible within thirty days at the latest and free of charge. If, however, the relevant action requires additional costs, you may be charged a fee based on the tariff to be determined by the Personal Data Protection Board.