Privacy Policy

A company organized under the laws of the Turkish laws, residing at the address Asmalı Mescit Mahallesi, Meşrutiyet Caddesi, Oteller Sokak, Hanif Binası, No: 1/A, Tepebaşı, 34430 Beyoğlu, İstanbul registered under the trade register number 556218 with Istanbul Trade Registry Office and having the e-mail address info@artonistanbul.com, Art On İstanbul Danışmanlık ve Ticaret Oktay Duran (“Art On Istanbul”), as a company having adopted the principle of compliance with the legal order, takes the maximum care regarding compliance with the legislation in relation to processing the personal data mainly the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey with Number 2709, Law on Protection of Personal Data (“PPD Law”) with number 6698 and Turkish Criminal Code with number 5237 and, determining fundamental principles relating to ensuring confidentiality and security of personal data it collects and processes, carries out comprehensive studies for application of these principles. 

Within this scope, in order to fulfill its obligation to inform as regulated in Article 10 of PPD Law, Art On Istanbul has formed this Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Information and aims at informing you regarding the identity of the data controller and – if any – his/her/its representative, at which scope and under which conditions your personal data is processed and with which purposes it may be transferred, the method of collecting the data and the legal reason thereof as well as your rights referred to in Article 11 of the PPD Law. 

Your personal data is processed by Art On Istanbul within the scope and under the conditions disclosed in this Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Information and within the legal limits.

I. Data Controller and his/her/its Representative

Your personal data is processed by Art On Istanbul as “the data controller” as referred to in Article 3 of PPD Law. 

II. Legal Basis

Your personal data is processed by Art On Istanbul in accordance with the provisions of the legislation in relation to the processing of the personal data, mainly the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey with Number 2709, PPD Law and Turkish Criminal Code with number 5237. 

III. General Principles in relation to Processing of the Personal Data 

Your personal data is processed by Art On Istanbul in compliance with the purpose of the PPD Law and the following general principles regulated within the scope of the PPD Law: 

IV. The Purposes for which your Personal Data is processed

Your personal data is processed by Art On Istanbul in compliance with the purpose of the PPD Law and the general principles regulated within the scope of the PPD Law and within the scope of the conditions for processing the personal data as referred to in Articles 5 and 6 of the PPD Law with the following purposes:

V. Method of the Collecting the Personal Data and Legal Reason of the Collection of Personal Data 

Your personal data is collected by Art On Istanbul in compliance with the purpose of the PPD Law and the general principles regulated within the scope of the PPD Law within the conditions for processing the personal data referred to in Articles 5 and 6 of the PPD Law with the purposes contained in Heading IV of the Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Data by automatic ways in part or in whole or non-automatic ways on condition that they are the part of any data recording system based on various contractual and legal grounds differing in terms of every business/commercial relationship established with Art On Istanbul verbally, in writing and visually by way of the Website, call centers, other means of electronic communication, mobile apps, cookies, social media networks (such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, LinkedIn, Spotify) and other means and channels serving to record and transmit signs, audio and/or video belong to Art On Istanbul as well as trainings, seminars, fairs and organizations organized by Art On Istanbul. 

It should be stated that the Website is a website using cookies. The website shall process your information of navigating within conditions of processing the personal data referred to in Articles 5 and 6 of the PPD Law in compliance with the purpose of the PPD Law and the general principles regulated within the scope of the PPD Law for the purpose of providing better services to real persons with whom Art On Istanbul has direct or indirect business/commercial relationship and for such persons to benefit from the subscription and membership procedures. The detailed information about the cookies we use for the purpose of collecting your navigation information shall be given in a pop-up screen when you first enter the Website. 

Generally, browsers accept the cookies automatically. Recording the cookies to browsers may be prevented by activating the option of preventing the cookies from browser settings. Since the option of preventing cookies may differ according to browsers, the way of preventing the cookies envisaged for relevant browsers is stated in such browsers (For instance, in Google Chrome, we recommend that this procedure be followed up by closing “the option of allowing the websites to record and read the cookie data”. From browsers, the previously recorded data may also be deleted). We should state right away that even if you decline the cookies, you may continue to use the Website, however, you may not have access to all functions of the website or your access may be restricted. 

VI. To whom and with which Purposes your Personal Data may be transferred 

Your personal data may be transferred by Art On Istanbul in compliance with the purpose of the PPD Law and the general principles regulated within the scope of the PPD Law within the conditions of transfer of personal data as referred to in Articles 8 and 9 of the PPD Law with the purposes contained in Heading IV of the Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Data to the existing/former controlling and subsidiary companies of Art On Istanbul, its affiliates, branches, business associates, shareholders, directors, representatives, employees, advisors (including legal and financial consultants), suppliers, dealers, sub-contractors, assistants, assignees, successors, persons conducting or participating in the conduct of the commercial activities of Art On Istanbul irrespective of whether there is any agreement between Art On Istanbul and them (including the activities of communication, advertisement, publicity, marketing, sales, distribution and otherwise putting into trade area) (including the persons from whom the services of storage of data on cloud environment, cargo and postal service, the service of sending the commercial electronic transmissions, surveying service and quality control services are received), such other persons with whom Art On Istanbul has relationship in other ways, persons having organic bond with Art On Istanbul in terms of management, capital and contracts, and legally competent public institutions and organizations (including the courts and ministries).    

It should be stated that the situation that Art On Istanbul or the assets of Art On Istanbul are transferred by any third party present both at home and/or abroad either in part or in whole as a result of the merger, takeover, sale of assets, transfer of business, consolidation or winding up taking place at Art On Istanbul is also among the methods of transferring your personal data. 

VII. Security  

Art On Istanbul uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption technology with a view to protecting your personal data. You may ensure that your personal data is processed by keeping the same in confidence by using the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) compatible browser like Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. It should be stated that Art On Istanbul follows up the technological developments closely and takes into consideration such developments when taking the security measures.    

VIII. The Option of Choosing 

In case you realize your membership procedures by sharing your e-mail information over the Website, notifications/newsletters are sent by Art On Istanbul to you. However, we would like to remind you that you always have the right to give up receiving such notifications. If you do not want to be included in the Notifications/Newsletter list, you may be delisted whenever you want by clicking on the button ““unsubscribe/quit the newsletter” in the undermost section of the notification/newsletter forwarded to you. 

IX. Your Rights listed in Article 11 of the PPD Law as the Data Subject 

The rights that real persons whose personal data is processed have in accordance with Article 11 of the PPD Law are as follows: 

It is sufficient that you convey your applications relating to your rights contained in Heading IX of the Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Data to the address written in this Information Text in relation to Protection and Processing of the Personal Data of Art On Istanbul by hand in writing and with original signature, by means of postal service or registered electronic mail address, secure electronic signature, mobile signature or by means of the electronic mail address registered in Art On Istanbul’ system in an express and understandable way by also adding the documents determining your identity like ID/address information (name, family name, signature, Republic of Turkey ID number for nationals of the Republic of Turkey, nationality information for foreign nationals, passport number and – if any – the ID number, the residence or workplace address for notification purposes, if any, electronic mail address for notification purposes, telephone and fax number). Other methods of application determined / to be determined by the Board of Protection of Personal Data are reserved. 

Your application shall be replied by Art On Istanbul free of charge within 30 (thirty) days at the latest according to nature of your application. However, in case of existence of an application of the nature requiring fee to be received in the sense of the provisions of the PPD Law and relevant legislation, Art On Istanbul shall receive the fee on the tariff determined / to be determined by the Board of Protection of Personal Data for such applications of yours.