What are “Cookies”?
Cookies are simple text files that are placed on Data Subjects’ devices by website operators that permit certain information on Data Subject to be stored on terminal devices upon visitation of the website.
Supporting software may be needed to facilitate Data Subjects’ use of certain sections of the Site. If such sections of the Site are used, data on manner and scope of such use may be stored on Site’s database.
Cookies are used to make Data Subject’s use of the Site easier and to provide Hitit with non-personal, statistical, performance and analytical data on the use of the Site.
What are the types of “Cookies”?
Cookies are categorized according to their duration of use, purpose and parties.
(i) Cookies Based on the Duration of Their Use
Session cookies permit storing of actions during a single browsing session and are deleted once the session expires.
Permanent Cookies stay on your device in between sessions and allow for users to be “recognized” and their preferences to be remembered. These cookies will stay on your device unless they are deleted or until their expiry date.
(ii) Cookies Based on Their Purpose of Use
Absolutely Necessary Cookies (Mandatory Cookies) are those that are required for the functioning of the website. Such cookies are used to provide essential services of being a part “information society” (logging-in, filling in forms, remembering of privacy settings.)
Disabling necessary cookies will cause certain sections of the website to not work properly.
Performance-Analytical Cookies: These cookies permit statistical measurement by analyzing users behavior on the Site. These cookies are used to improve the Site and measuring the effect of advertisements on users is included in such use.
Functional Cookies are used for remembering personalization settings and preferences on the website or applications. These cookies are used to operate functions other than those operated by “absolutely necessary cookies.”
(iii) Cookies According to their Parties
First party cookies, are those that are placed directly by the Site. (https://hitit.com/).
Third party cookies may be placed by the website that the user has visited from or by the third party that operates the software used to support the functioning of the Site (i.e. Google Analytics or Yandex Metrics).
How can you disable Cookies?
You may adjust your cookie preferences through your browser settings to adjust your preferences for all websites you will visit in the future or through “Cookie Preferences Panel” for Hitit’s Site in particular.
Please find below sources for more detailed information on how to adjust your cookie preferences according to the browser with which you are viewing the Site.
- Cookie Preferences for Firefox
- Cookie Preferences for Chrome
- Cookie Preferences for Safari
- Cookie Preferences for Opera
- Cookie Preferences for Windows Edge
Even though these preferences may change according to browser, general information may be found at https://www.aboutcookies.org. Cookie preferences must be adjusted for each device that the visitor uses to access the Site. Please note that choosing to delete or restrict cookies may prevent certain section of the Site from functioning.
Necessary Cookies – These are mandatory cookies for the correct functioning of our website and to provide the information society service that the Data Subject requests. We use these cookies to authenticate identity and to save information about your current session. These cookies are not used for any advertising/marketing purpose.
|Duration of Use
Provides functions across pages to visitors.
Performance and Analytical Cookies – These cookies are used to improve our website. We use these cookies to determine user behavior, likes, and to analyze preferences by creating statistical data. These cookies collect information on Data Subjects’ use of the Site and are used to audit the correct functioning of the website and for determination of errors.
|Duration of Use
Used to store data relating to the user’s first site session.
Supports Site’s use of Google Analytics by storing statistical data on visitor’s behavior on the Site.
Used to to store and count pageviews.
This is a persistent cookie used to throttle request rate for anonymous users.
To support Google Analytics use, stores and counts pageviews.
Store non-personal data on visitor’s behavior and statistics.
Functional Cookies – These cookies provide us opportunity to remember preferences of Data Subjects that visit our Site. For instance, the Site may remember language preferences or cookie consent settings. Some of these cookies are essential for the functioning of the Site, and not permitting their use may result in a certain customization to not function properly or your preferences to not be remembered.
|Duration of Use
to store cookie consent preferences.
|Expires after one session.
Google Analytics and Yandex Metrics Cookies – These are third party cookies which may be necessary, performance and analytical and/or advertising/marketing cookies to support Google Analytics and Yandex Metrics softwares we use to operate our Site. More detailed information regarding the Cookie Policies of these third parties may be obtained from:
Social Add-on Content Sharing
We may place images, videos or other content from third party websites within the Site. As a result, when you visit these websites that host such content, you may encounter cookies from such sites. If you have already logged in to the relevant social network on your browser and if the cookie of the Data Subject is absolutely necessary for the functioning of such add-on, your personal data may be processed without explicit consent. However, if you have logged out from such social network or if you do not have a membership, your personal data may be processed with explicit consent.
To Whom Do We Transfer your Personal Data?
Hitit may use data processed through cookies for purposes specified through obtaining explicit consent; in compliance with laws and its Data Protection Policy, with third parties that it collaborates with domestically or internationally; and may use such for advertising, marketing, notification and similar activities; may categorize such data in its database, and may utilize data from such database any time. In this scope, Hitit may use site activity data, access device, and browser data.
What are the Rights of the Data Subject?
Hitit hereby informs you of your rights pursuant to Article 10 of the Law; guides you through how to exercise such rights; and takes administrative and technical measures as internal procedures in this context. Pursuant to Article 11 of the Law, Hitit informs the Data Subject that it has rights to:
- Learn whether or not data are being processed,
- Request relevant information if personal data related to him/her have been processed,
- Obtain information as to the purposes of the processing of personal data and whether or not such data have been processed accordingly,
- Know the third persons within or outside the country to whom personal data are transferred,
- Ask for the rectification of any incomplete or inaccurate personal data process,
- Ask for the erasure or destruction of the personal data within the framework of the conditions referred to in Article 7,
- Request the notification to third parties to whom the personal data have been transferred of operations carried out within the meaning of sub-paragraphs (d) and (e) of Article 11,
- Object to any conclusion to the detriment of himself/herself, which results from analysis of the processed data exclusively by means of automated systems,
- Request compensation for the damages incurred as a result of an unlawful personal data processing.