Cookie Policy

Otto Law and Mediation (“Otto”) takes your privacy very seriously and respects the importance of security on the internet.

Otto uses cookies and similar technologies on its website with the extension www.ottohukuk.com (“Website”) for various purposes, including to distinguish it from other users.

Which cookies do we use?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information. They are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website. They don’t tell us who you are, but allow us to recognize your device and remember when you make various choices or actions.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies perform a wide variety of functions, such as enabling you to navigate web pages effectively, remember your preferences and generally improve your experience on our websites. They can also help ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The types of cookies used on Otto’s websites and the reasons for using them are given below:

1. Mandatory Cookies: These cookies are mandatory for you to enter our website and to use its features such as accessing secure areas of our website.

2. Preference Cookies: This type of cookies generally helps to remember information that changes the working and displaying principle of websites. It can continuously report the weather by remembering your location, for example. It also helps in changing the text size, font and some other elements of websites.

3. Security Cookies: It is used to verify the identity of the website users by remembering their login information and to prevent fraud. For example, the last time users entered the website is saved as a digitally signed cookie.

4. Process Cookies: Process cookies generally help the website users to provide the services they want to see on the site. Without these cookies, websites generally cannot function properly. For example, Google Docs can open multiple documents in a single browser. If the cookies on this document opening are removed, they will not work properly.

5. Advertisement Cookies: It uses ads to attract the attention of the user and to generate revenue for advertisers. Some examples of Chrome cookie usage are used to display ads based on the user’s interest and to improve the campaign performance report.

6. Session Cookies: Websites generally store the actions of users on websites. In line with this information, website owners make improvements in areas where user activity is intense. Blocking such cookies will not render websites unusable.

7. Third Party Cookies: In the event that a content offered on the website is provided on domains other than www.ottohukuk.com (for example, viewing content hosted on a video platform on the Site); Cookies created by each third party domain name exclusively. These types of cookies generally consist of permanent cookies.

8. Analytics: The Google Analytics tool uses cookies to collect information and create site usage statistics without identifying visitors.

Disabling Cookies

Web browsers generally accept cookies automatically. The use of cookies is not mandatory to use our website, but if you set your browser not to accept cookies, the quality of your user experience may decrease and various functions of our site may be impaired. You can configure your browser to block cookies for all or specific sites, to alert when cookies are set, to block third-party cookies, or to count all cookies as session cookies. In addition, you can delete cookies through your browser or view the list and values of cookies stored in your browser. For detailed information about your browser’s cookie management functions, please click on the relevant link below to get information from your browser’s website.

You can change your preferences regarding the collection and storage of information by Google Analytics at any time. You can visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout for more information about Google Analytics, links to Google’s Privacy Policy and the Google Analytics opt-out tool.

For Which Legal Reason Are Your Cookies Processed?

Your cookies are under the Law on Protection of Personal Data. Obtaining your explicit consent in accordance with the 5/1 provision is processed for legal reasons.

As per the Law No. 5651 on the Regulating of Internet Broadcasts and Prevention of Crimes Committed through Such Broadcasts, ‘‘service providers’’ are obliged to retain site traffic information for at least one year. Traffic information consists of the IP address you use to access our Website and the information of the page you accessed. Although this information does not make your identity identifiable by itself, your identity becomes identifiable if one matches the IP address allocated to you with the IP address in the traffic information kept on our Website. Therefore, your traffic information that we are obliged to retain as a service provider, is securely stored electronically for an appropriate period of time, subject to the provisions of the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data.

Changes in Our Cookie Policy

We may make changes to this Cookie Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this policy or, in some cases, by adding notices on our homepage or by sending e-mail updates (if you have consented to the explicit consent text).

Contact us

Your requests and rights regarding your cookies arise from Article 11 of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data “regulating the rights of the relevant person” and if you have any questions about our Cookie Policy in accordance with the Communiqué on Application Procedures and Principles of the Data Controller, you can contact us at the following address:

[email protected]

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