This Cookie Policy applies to the website of the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD) and explains the principles regarding the use of cookies.

By using the TKYD website and accepting the cookie policy, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this policy and to the processing and transfer of your data, which may occasionally include your personal data, in accordance with this policy. If you do not want cookies to be used this way, you should adjust your browser settings by not approving the use of cookies.

Disabling the cookies we use may affect your user experience on our Website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files or pieces of information/data belonging to TKYD or third parties that are stored on your device when you visit the website for the purpose of properly operating the website, improving user experience, developing the website, providing an interesting and personalized website/application for visitors.

Cookies are used to collect information about your use of the site.

Cookies make it easier to use the Internet by storing status and preferences about a website.

Cookies typically contain the name of the Website which send them, the cookie lifetime (how long it will be stored on your device), and a unique numeric value that is usually randomly generated.
Cookies also help remember your Website preferences when you return to the site.

Purpose of Use of Cookies

Cookies are used for purposes such as recognizing you on your next visit to our website and providing content and personalized browsing opportunities tailored to your expectations and interests, adapting to technological developments, improving the user experience on our website, and generating traffic statistics.

The data collected through cookies are not used to identify you. On the other hand, cookies may also be used to identify the device being used and, together with other data, the person using or associated with the device. In this context, cookies may be considered personal data. However, in any case, cookies will not be used for purposes other than those specified in the Disclosure Text on the Processing of Personal Data and this policy. By accepting the use of cookies, you consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with the Disclosure Text on the Processing of Personal Data and this policy.

Accepting cookies is not mandatory for you to use our Website but provides you with a better user experience. You can delete or block cookies other than mandatory ones, but then the website may not function properly. As mentioned above, the use of certain cookies may be mandatory for the operation of the website or mobile application. Therefore, if they are blocked in the browser settings, all or some parts of the Website may not function properly.

Cookies from third-party websites may also be stored on your device in order to personalize and improve the content that will be presented to you during your visit to our Website.

Control of cookies

Cookies are not designed to retrieve data or any other personal information from the main memory or electronic mail. Browsers may be designed to accept cookies. Users may change their browser settings to prevent the sending of cookies or to receive a warning when they are sent. As long as the visitor or user does not change these settings, they are deemed to have given explicit consent to the use of cookies.

You can change these settings to delete existing cookies on your device, block them or notify you when they are sent to your device. You can find the relevant settings using the “Help” function in your browser. If you change your browser settings, you may be required to re-enter your information each time you visit our website, and some services on the website may not function properly. You may not be able to view certain parts of the website or access information customized for you when you visit the website.