Privacy and Cookie Policy

PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

We, as Penezoğlu Law Firm (“Penezoğlu Law"), care about your personal data and it is our principle to protect the personal data of the visitors of our website https://www.penezoglu.com This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes the type of user data collected by Penezoğlu Law through using our website as well as the ways these are processed and protected.

Penezoğlu Law reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Policy and these will be published on this page. The Updated Policy will take effect on the date it is published on our website.

Data Controller

Penezoğlu Law Firm

Address: Esentepe Mahallesi, Büyükdere Caddesi, Ferko Signature No:175, 3. Kat Şişli / Istanbul, Turkey

Collecting, Processing and Transfer of Personal Data

When you visit our website, your full name and email address that you share with us through email or Contact Us /Careers pages and your personal data that you may include in your email or that have been provided physically are processed. Such personal data are processed within the scope of our relationship with the clients and potential clients in order for us to provide professional services, prevent conflicts of interest, notify you about our articles, notices, memoranda and briefings, notify you about our events, seminars and conferences, receive your feedback about our website and to improve our services.

In addition, any personal data included in the resume (all information in the resume such as identity information, contact details, education information and etc.) that a job applicant may share with us to apply for a job by sending an email to [email protected] or through our Contact us or Careers pages are processed for assessment purposes.

Moreover, in case you contact us by phone at the phone numbers on our web site, your personal data obtained during these calls may be collected and processed verbally.

Your personal data may be transferred in compliance with the personal data protection legislation and any other legislation in force to our business partners, business connections and performance assistants in line with our professional legal services, or to regulatory and supervisory authorities and official authorities, if required by the relevant legislation.

At the end of the legal or contractual filing period, the processed data and information will be deleted, destroyed or destructed in any manner as deemed fit by Penezoğlu Law Firm.

Your Rights as Personal Data Owner

Under the personal data protection laws and any other legislation in force you are entitled to:

  • 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 personal data protection 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 inform us about your request to exercise these rights in writing.

You can send your signed and written request to Esentepe Mahallesi, Büyükdere Caddesi, Ferko Signature No:175, 3. Kat Şişli / Istanbul, Turkey

Your request must be clear in your application that you will make in order to exercise your abovementioned rights as the data owner and your application must include an explanation of the right requested to be exercised.

If your request is personal, your application must include your identity information and address details and the documents confirming your identity must also be attached.

However, in case you are acting on behalf of another person, you must have the exclusive authority to do so and your authority must be documented. Again, in this case, the application should include the identity information and address details of the relevant person and the documents confirming the identity of both yourself and the person you are acting on behalf must also be attached.

Links

No links can be provided to any section of our website without the prior written approval of Penezoğlu Law.

Any section of our web site may provide reference to third-party websites and any third-party web site may provide reference to Penezoğlu Law’s website. Penezoğlu Law is not responsible for the content of any third-party website to which it provides reference. If you intend to visit any third-party website, please review the privacy policy of such websites.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are stored in the device (for instance, computer or phone) of a user when a web site is visited and which may contain data in the name-value format. Such text files can be defined by browsers and servers and can provide certain information about the device and hence the user visiting the web site. Currently cookies are used in almost every web site.

When you visit our website, the data such as your IP address, your browser’s name (Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and etc.), the version of your browser’s software, the redirecting website and the search words you used to find our web site will be automatically anonymized and will be used for statistical purposes such as improving our website.

Penezoğlu Law uses this data in order to analyse internet traffic, check appearance of the pages as well as the duration spent on each page and provide you with better service the next time you visit our web site. These data are used to define each user and kept in combined and anonymous format. You have the option to configure your web browser to alert you when you receive a cookie and you also always have the right not to use any cookies. Besides, you also have the option to block all cookies. However, if you do not accept or block all the cookies, you may not use all the functions of our website. Please visit www.aboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org for further information about the cookies.

Your Personal Data Obtained Before the Personal Data Protection Law Takes Effect

Given Penezoğlu Law’s website was not live before April 7, 2016, which is the effective date of the Personal Data Protection Law (the “Law”), there is no personal data stored prior to such date.

Storage and Protection of Personal Data

In accordance with Article 12 of the Law, Penezoğlu Law is liable to protect the systems and databases where your personal data is stored, to prevent unlawful processing of and unauthorised access to your personal data, to take precautions by using software solutions such as hash, encryption, action log, access management and to take physical security measures in order to protect this data. If we become aware of the fact that your personal data has been unlawfully obtained by third parties, this will be forthwith notified in writing to the Personal Data Protection Authority in accordance with the legislation.