Privacy Statement


Your personal data are processed in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the Law for the sale, delivery and after-sale-services, such installation, maintenance, repair, etc., of the products in order to provide services by Güney Çelik A.Ş., for the personal data provided by the website members, for creating membership records and authentication during membership creation, for vendor / authorized dealer operations, customs operations, for the planning and execution of production and / or operations processes, of supply chain management and of logistics operations, of customer relationship management processes, of market research activities, for utilizing and improving the website and / or applications, for developing the appropriate software version, for accomplishing the objectives in membership agreements, carrying out the necessary work with the relevant business unit and business partners in order to offer special products and services suitable for our customers' consumption and buying motives, for ensuring the rights of real persons by the provision of the human resources management by Güney Çelik A.Ş., for carrying out the necessary operational activities in Çelik A.Ş., for taking the necessary steps for making, implementing and realizing the commercial decisions by Güney Çelik A.Ş., for ensuring the legal security of the parties which Güney Çelik A.Ş. has established business relationships with, and of Güney Çelik A.Ş. arising from these relationships, and for the realization of the organizations organized by Güney Çelik A.Ş.


Parties to Which Data are Transferred and the Purpose of Transfer


Your personal data can be transferred within the scope of the objectives in this Privacy Statement on Personal Data Processing and in accordance with Articles 8 and 9 of the Law to the third parties, whose services we benefit from, or which we cooperate with, such as authorized services, authorized dealers, information technology service providers, market research companies, companies providing call centre services, to software service and other outsourcing service providers, to hosting service providers, to courier and logistics companies, to law firms, to research companies, to call centres, to software companies about complaint management and security, to agencies, to consulting companies, to social media channels, to our group companies located in Turkey and / or abroad, to our shareholders, business partners, suppliers, authorized public institutions and to private persons. Güney Çelik A.Ş. may share your user information with Google and / or Facebook by using Google Customer Match and Facebook Custom Audiences for ad targeting purposes. The Google Customer Match service allows Güney Çelik A.Ş. to reach you by targeting through the Google's advertising network (for example, Search, Gmail and YouTube) and use your user information so that you can see the customized marketing messages. Google users can control from the Google ad settings the ads they see on Google services, including the Customer Match ads. Here you can see in detail how to turn off ad settings. Within the scope of Facebook Custom Audiences service, Güney Çelik A.Ş. may offer you advertisements and campaigns by targeting through Facebook and / or other applications owned by Facebook. Here you can see in detail how you can change your ad preferences.


Consensual Processing


In addition, if you consent, your personal data may also be processed and stored in accordance with your consent for purposes such as promotion and advertisement of products and / or services, special offers for you, advertising, targeting, analysis, etc., including sharing campaign notifications, new product announcements and cross-shopping opportunities, and, in this context, shared with Güney Çelik A.Ş. and other group companies, business partners and suppliers of the Company, with legally authorized public institutions and organizations and with private law legal entities, including third parties from which services are received. Güney Çelik A.Ş. may share your user information with Google and / or Facebook for advertising targeting in accordance with your consent.


Method and Legal Reason of Collecting Data


Your personal data can be collected from all kinds of written, verbal, electronic media by automatic or non-automatic methods to be used by Güney Çelik A.Ş. for the objectives indicated in this Privacy Statement on Personal Data Processing. Your personal data can be processed and transferred in accordance with the conditions and objectives provided for in Articles 5 and 6 of the Law and the objectives indicated in the Privacy Statement on Personal Data Processing.


Personal Data Retention Period


Güney Çelik A.Ş. will retain personal data as long as the objectives specified in this Privacy Statement on Personal Data Processing and the relevant legislation require. In addition, Güney Çelik A.Ş. may retain personal data during the prescription period specified in the applicable legislation in case of any dispute that may arise between the data subject and the Company, provided that it shall be limited to the purpose of conducting the necessary defences in a dispute.


Measures and Commitments on Data Security


In order to

• prevent illegal processing of personal data,
• prevent illegal access to personal data, and to
• ensure retention of personal data,


Güney Çelik A.Ş. undertakes to take the necessary technical and administrative measures to ensure the appropriate security level and to have the necessary inspections done. Güney Çelik A.Ş. shall not disclose the personal data it obtains to anyone in contravention of this Privacy Statement on Personal Data Processing and the applicable legislation and shall not use them for purposes other than processing.


Your Legal Rights


As data subject, you are entitled to the following as per Article 11 of the Law:

• To learn whether personal data have been processed or not,

• To request the information related to personal data if personal data have been processed,

• To learn the purpose for the processing of personal data and whether these data have been used in accordance with the purpose or not,

• To know the third parties whom or which the personal data have been transferred to in Turkey or abroad,

• To request rectification if the personal data have been processed incompletely or inaccurately and to request notification of the processes made within this context to third parties whom or which the personal data have been transferred to,

• To request the deletion or destruction of personal data if the reasons necessitating their processing cease to exist even if the personal data have been processed in accordance with the Law No. 6698 and other relevant laws and to request notification of the processes made within this context to third parties whom or which the personal data have been transferred to,

• To object to the emergence of a result against you due to the analysis of the processed data exclusively by automated systems,

• To request compensation for the damages in case of incurring damages due to unlawful processing of personal data.


If you send your requests regarding your aforementioned rights in writing to Levent 199 Büyükdere Caddesi No: 199 34394 Şişli/ISTANBUL, or to with secure electronic signature or mobile signature, or to by an email previously notified to and registered in Güney Çelik A.Ş., if any, they will be reviewed and finalized within 30 (thirty) days. The requests submitted by the Data Subject shall contain the data subject's name and surname, and if it is in writing, the signature, TR identity number, or nationality, passport number or identity number, if available, in case of foreigner, place of residence or work address for notification, email address, telephone and fax number for notification, if available, and the subject of request. If a request is to be answered in writing, no fee will be charged for up to ten pages. Güney Çelik A.Ş. reserves the right to charge a fee according to the fee rates stipulated by the legislation for a reply above ten pages. If an answer to an application is given in a recording medium such as CD or flash memory, Güney Çelik A.Ş. may charge a fee equal to the cost of that recording medium from the requesting Data Subject.


Amendments to the Text


Güney Çelik A.Ş. may amend the provisions in this text at any time by publishing the amendment(s). The provisions amended by Güney Çelik A.Ş. become effective on the date of publication.