Doğan Holding Cookie Policy

We (“Doğan Şirketler Grubu Holding A.Ş.” or “Company”) use cookies in order for you to benefit the most from our website and to improve your user experience. If you oppose to the use of cookies, you may delete or disable the cookies via your browser’s settings. However, please note that this may affect the use of all the features of our website.

What is a Cookie and why is it Used?

Cookies are small text files stored on your device or network server by browsers when you visit websites.

The main purposes of using cookies on our website are listed below;

  • To improve the services offered to you by enhancing the functionality and performance of the website,
  • To improve the website and offer new features through the website and customize these features according to your preferences,
  • To ensure legal security of the website, you and our Company.

Types of Cookies Used on Our Website

Cookie Type Remarks
Session cookies These are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
Permanent cookies A persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there until you delete it or it’s expiry date.
First-party cookies The function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website.
Third-party cookies The function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. If the content offered on our Company’s website is provided via other domain names other than the https://www.doganholding.com.tr, (for example, viewing content hosted on a video platform via the website); these cookies are the ones created exclusively by each third-party domain name. Such cookies generally consist of permanent cookies.

Cookies Used on Our Website

Cookie Service Provider Name of the Cookie Cookie Description Cookie Type Cookie Period
doganholding.com.tr ca It is used to show the Cookie Policy warning a second time when the user accepts the cookies. Functionality 1 Year
doganholding.com.tr _gid It is used to assign a unique value specific to each page visited. Performance 1 Day
doganholding.com.tr _ga It is used to distinguish users by assigning a randomly created number as a customer identifier. Performance 2 Years
doganholding.com.tr _gat This cookie designation is linked to Google Universal, which according to their documentation, is used to throttle the request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. Performance 1 Minute

Prevention of Cookie Use

You have the opportunity to customize your preferences in relation to the cookies by modifying your browser settings. Browser manufacturers offer relevant help pages for their own products, please refer to the table below for more information.

Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Internet Explorer https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies
Mozilla Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
Safari https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US

The process of profiling can be carried out by means of the methods specified in this Cookie Policy and necessary actions are taken to improve our website.

This Cookie Policy, issued by Company within the scope of this web site, may be updated periodically without prior notice in order to demonstrate our personal data processing activities. An apparent notification will appear on our website in case of any significant changes in our Cookie Policy and information will be provided. In addition, you can find the date on which this Cookie Policy has last been updated at the top of this Cookie Policy.

What Is the Legal Reason for Processing Cookies?

Your necessary cookies are processing according to article 5/2 (f) of the Turkish Law on Protection of Personal Data no. 6698: processing of your personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by the Doğan Holding, provided that this processing shall not violate the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject. Your cookies, except the necessary cookies, are processing due to your explicit consent according to article 5 paragraph 1 of the Personal Data Protection Law.

What Are Your Rights Regarding Your Cookies?

You have rights regarding your cookies according to article 11 (“Rights of The Data Subject”) of the Personal Data Protection Law. You may make a request to Company pursuant to Comminuque on the Principles and Procedures for the Request to Data Controller.