The principles concerning the processing of your personal data by SosyalBen Vakfı (‘’Foundation’’) as the data controller based in “Nispetiye Caddesi Petrol Sitesi 9. Blok Daire: 15 Etiler Beşiktaş/İstanbul’’ in accordance with the Turkish Law on Protection of Personal Data no. 6698 (“Law”) and other applicable legislation are provided in detail in this Disclosure Text.

1. Purpose of Processing Personal Data
Your e-mail information, which is obtained as a result of you signed up to the e-bulletin list, is processed for the purpose of transmitting informative and promotional content, monitoring and analysis of business development projects to be carried out in this field.

2. Locations to which Processed Personal Data are Transferred and Purpose of Transfer
The purpose of transferring the data is in line with the purpose of processing personal data. Our Foundation may transfer the personal data it collects to the institutions and organizations it cooperates with in order to carry out its activities, domestic/international institutions and organizations if cloud storage is used, domestic/international institutions in collaboration with Foundation to manage commercial communication and public authorities and related business partners upon request.

3. Method and Legal Basis For Collecting Your Personal Data
Personal data (e-mail address) shared through the e-bulletin subscription is collected. Such data is processed pursuant to the consent obtained by data subject’s e-bulletin subscription and in complaint with the Law No. 6698.

4. Application to the Data Controller and Your Rights
As per the Article 11 of the Law, you are entitled to a) learn whether your personal data are being processed, b) if they are, request information, c) obtain information on the purpose of processing and find out whether personal data has been used as fit for the purpose d) obtain information about the third persons in Turkey and abroad, to whom personal data are transferred, e) request rectification of personal data that may have been incompletely or inaccurately processed, f) request the deletion or destruction of personal data as per the Article 7 of the Law g) request notification of the operations made as per indents (e) and (f) to third parties to whom personal data have been transferred, h) object to occurrence of any detrimental result by means of analysis of personal data exclusively through automated systems and i) request compensation for the damages due to unlawful processing of personal data.

You can submit your information and application requests to our Institution with the application form on our website and the mail you send to our headquarters. Our Foundation fulfills your requests as soon as possible and within thirty days at the latest and once for free of charge. However, requester may be charged for following requests or for the initial request if the action taken on the request requires additional cost. Our Foundation can accept and process the request or reject the request in writing by explaining its reason.

You are entitled to file a complaint to the Turkish Board of Personal Data Protection (“Board”) within thirty days as of the notification of the reply and in all cases within sixty days if the application is rejected after carrying out the procedure mentioned above, the reply is deemed to be insufficient or the requests are not responded in a timely manner. However, the complaint cannot be filed without exhausting this application process.

The Board may conduct the necessary inspections within its field of duty upon receiving a complaint or ex officio upon detecting a breach. The complaint shall be examined by the Board and answers shall be provided to those concerned. If no replies are given within sixty days as of the date of the complaint, the request shall be deemed to be rejected. If, as a result of inspections upon receiving a complaint or ex officio investigation, a breach is detected, the Board shall rule the identified contraventions of law to be eliminated by the data controller, and shall notify those concerned accordingly. This decision shall be fulfilled without delay but no later than within thirty days as of the notification of the decision. The Board is authorized to halt data processing or international transfer of data if damages that are hard or impossible to compensate occur and if there is an explicit infringement of the law.

We would like to emphasize that your data is meticulously protected by our Foundation and thank you for the trust that you place in us.

I give my explicit consent to the transfer of my data abroad due to the fact that the servers of the companies that receive e-bulletin service are located abroad.


I’m allow SosyalBen Vakfı (“SosyalBen”) to use my personal data for the purpose of realization of communication by direct or indirect promotion activities by the processing of my information; advertising, promotion, campaign, and general and special campaigns , benefits, products, services, promotions, advertising, customer satisfaction surveys and other research relation to the implementation of a short message (SMS), mobile application, instant notification, e-mail, phone calls, social media, etc.  I consent to the sending of commercial electronic messages by any means of electronic communication and for this purpose I agree to the sharing of my personal data with third parties and business partners with whom SosyalBen receives services.


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