Avanos

This Privacy Policy wil be valid from the date of registration for users who are registered as from the date of publication of the Avanos mobile application in terms of all users who is a registered member of Avanos mobile application. This Privacy Policy shows how your personal information will be used and how they will be protected. 

This Privacy Policy describes how we manage your personal information while providing services related to the Avanos mobile application. When you accept this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you choose to share your personal information, you will no longer be an anonymous user for the Avanos mobile application.

1. All rights of Avanos mobile application (shortly referred to as the”mobile application”) belong to the Avanos District Governorship (shortly referred to as the District Governorship). (Yukarı Mah. İnönü Cad. Hükümet Konağı, Avanos-Nevşehir).

In the scope of this Privacy Policy,”User” refers to all real persons who enter the “mobile application” through any mobile or digital device, either as a visitor or by creating a membership account.

2. The user shall be deemed to have read and approved the provisions of the Privacy Policy when he/she entered the "mobile application", regardless of the duration of using the "mobile application".

If the user does not want to be bound by the provisions in the Privacy Policy, he/she must terminate his/her entry to the "mobile application".

We believe that data is valuable information that need to be protected, so we use many tools (cryptography, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure.

The district governorship may share your personal information with service providers that support the execution of commercial activities within the framework of contracts. (for example fraud investigations, collection of invoices, business partnership and reward programs, user services etc.). The District Governorship may share your personal information with judicial bodies or other government agencies or third parties requesting information about an investigation, illegal activity or other activities that may lead to legal and criminal liability of you or other "mobile application" users. The information we can disclose may contain your user ID, history of your user ID, your personal identification number, your name, city where you live and your telephone number, your e-mail address, your IP address, your fraud complaints, your bid and listing history or all other information to be found necessary by you. This information will be shared to investigate the fraudulent activities related to the participants of Right Holders Protection Program and to inquire the violations of intellectual property rights, piracy activities and confidentiality agreements or other illegal activities that we find necessary or appropriate based on our exclusive discretion in accordance with the current laws. We shall request other commercial organizations, which are planning to take over the "mobile application" or to merge with "mobile application", to implement this privacy policy. 

3. The district governorship shall not disclose the personal information and/or IP traffic information, which has been transmitted it by user via the "mobile application" in the electronic media and which has not been published in the public areas based upon user’s own request or which has not been shared with third parties, to third parties, except contracts signed with users or third parties by it, requests of legal and administrative authorities, requirements imposed by law rules such as applicable laws and regulations or other terms as defined by the Privacy Policy. 

5. If the user shares his/her username and password information with third parties when he/she enters into his/her account on the "mobile application", he/she accepts, declares and undertakes that the District Governorship will not responsible for any damages resulting from this situation. 

6. Pursuant to Article 5/1 of Law No. 5651 Law on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Suppression of Crimes Committed by Means of Such Publications; the district governorship is not obliged to check the content on the "mobile application" or to investigate whether there is any unlawful activity or not. The user accepts, declares and undertakes that the District Governorship is not responsible/will not be responsible for any actions, including the crimes to be committed in concern with the use or seizure of his/her personal information exposed by him/her on the "mobile application" except the activities of the District Governorship. 

7. In order to identify the problems related to the system and to solve immediately the problems that may occur in the "mobile application", the District Governorship can determine and use the IP traffic information of the User if necessary. IP traffic information can also be used to identify the users in a general way and to collect comprehensive demographic information.

8. The District Governorship will legally be responsible for keeping all personal information and IP traffic information of the User requested by legal, administrative and judicial authorities within the scope of the investigation and for submitting them to the relevant authorities.

The district governorship will not legally liable for any pecuniary loss/intangible damages arising from the sharing of personal data of the User or the related third parties during and / or after the sharing of the information requested by the legal, administrative and judicial authorities.

The District Governorship may make search in the User's personal information and records of the "mobile application" in order to access the information and documents requested for the investigation.

9. Personal information may be used to contact with the User when necessary.Information requested by District Governorship or provided by the User or information related to the transactions carried out through the "mobile application" may be used by District Governorship and/or persons with whom District Governorship collaborates in order to make various statistical evaluations, to create a database or to perform the market researches provided that the User's identity is not disclosed.

10. The information obtained from the User who responds to the periodic surveys organized by the District Governorship in the scope of "mobile application" is used by persons with whom District Governorship collaborates in order to make various statistical evaluations and to create a database.

The District Governorship uses your personal information to provide User support and necessary services  demanded by you, to settle the disputes and failures encountered in practice, to prevent, find and investigate the transactions for which there is possibility of prohibition or prohibited transactions or unlawful activities, to implement the Governorship's agreement, to personalize, measure and improve our services, contents and promotions, to provide information for you in the framework of communication channels preferred by you about District Governorship’s services, targeted marketing information, service updates and promotional offers, to send you marketing-purpose promotion information via e-mail, to compare the information with purpose of their verification and to confirm these information with third parties.

11. The District Governorship may examine and use the User's "mobile application" history to provide the User with suggestions and new services provided that it does not disclose them to third parties.

12. If the District Governorship detects that a User acts against Privacy Policy or "mobile application" User Agreement or if a User is complained by another User, then the District Governorship may review infringer user's personal information and also it may prevent infringer user’s acces carried out by it as a visitor or by creating a membership account on "mobile application".  

13. The district governorship undertakes to keep the personal information in accordance with confidentiality and privacy rules, to consider it as a confidentiality obligation, to take all necessary measures to ensure and maintain confidentiality and to prevent the entering of all or any part of the confidential information into the public domain or to hinder its unauthorized use or disclosure to a third party and to show due diligence. Although District Governorship takes all necessary measures related to information security, in the event that the confidential information is damaged because of attacks made on the"mobile application" and system or in case that the confidential information is seized by third parties, the District Governorship shall have no responsibility. 

14. The District Governorship may obtain information about the User and the use of the User's "mobile application" by using a technical communication file (Cookie). The technical communication file facilitates the use of the Internet by means of storing status and preferences about a mobile application. The technical communication file can be used to obtain statistical information about how many people use a mobile application, for which purpose and how many times a person visits the website and  how long  a person stays on the site.

There are a few things you should know about cookies:

We offer some features if only cookies are used. We use the cookies to identify you and to enable your session to open. Most cookies are session cookies, in other words they are automatically deleted from your hard drive by logging off. You may refuse cookies anytime if your internet browser allows it. However, in this case, it may not be possible for you to access to some features on our site. You may also encounter with the cookies of third parties on certain pages of the site and beyond our control.

Also they help to generate dynamically allowed marketing messages and content on User pages, which are specifically designed for the User. The browsers are firstly designed to accept the technical communication file; however the User, if he/she wishes, may change the browser settings in such a way that the technical communication file does not reach or a warning is given when a technical communication file is sent.

15. The district governorship may send the commercial electronic messages to the User via e-mail and / or SMS within the scope of the approval received during the membership or at a later stage. If the user does not want to send the commercial electronic messages to the user, he/she can turn off commercial message transfer by means of entering into Notifications. The District Governorship may provide links to other sites within the scope of "mobile application". The district governorship does not bear any responsibility for the privacy practices and content of the sites accessed by the link.

16. The user agrees, declares and undertakes that he/she consents his/her personal data to be used in a way that is set forth in this Privacy Policy and to share them with third parties.

17. The District Governorship may unilaterally change the provisions of this Privacy Policy at any time by means of publishing it on the "mobile application". The provisions of the Privacy Policy, in which the District Governorship makes changes, shall enter into force on the date of publication of the "mobile application". In the event that the User does not accept any changes made related to the Privacy Policy, the use of the "mobile application" must be terminated. Otherwise, the User will be deemed to have been accepted the changes made in the Privacy Policy.