What is a Cookie?

Nowadays, almost every website uses cookies. Like most websites, we use cookies to provide you with a better, faster and more secure experience. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device (e.g. computer or mobile phone) when you visit a website. Cookies may be stored on your device through your browser during your first visit to a website. When you visit the same site again with the same device, your browser checks whether there is a cookie registered to the site on your device. If there is a record, it transmits the data in the record to the website you are visiting. In this way, the website understands that you have visited the site before and determines the content to be delivered to you accordingly.

Why Are Cookies Used?

Some cookies enable the website to remember the preferences you used on previous visits, providing a much more user-friendly and personalized experience on subsequent visits.

In addition, although links to third parties on the website are subject to the privacy policies of these third parties, aksudardokuma.com.tr is not responsible for their privacy practices, and in this context, it is recommended to read the privacy policy of the site when visiting the site within the scope of the relevant link.

Cookie Types

Cookies, whose main purpose is to provide convenience to users, are basically divided into 4 main groups:

  • Session Cookies:  These are cookies that enable you to benefit from various features such as carrying information between Internet pages and systematically remembering the information entered by the user, and are necessary for the website's functions to function properly.
  • Performance Cookies:  These are cookies that collect information about the frequency of visiting pages, possible error messages, the total time spent by users on the relevant page, as well as site usage patterns, and are used to increase the performance of the website.
  • Functional Cookies:  These are cookies that remind the user of previously selected options for the convenience of the user and aim to provide users with advanced Internet features within the scope of the website.
  • Advertising and Third Party Cookies:  These are cookies belonging to third party suppliers and enable the use of some functions on the website and tracking of advertisements.

Purposes of Use of Cookies

The purposes of use of cookies used by aksudardokuma.com.tr are as follows:

  • Uses for security purposes:   aksudardokuma.com.tr may use cookies to enable the use of functions on this site or to detect irregular behavior in order to manage and ensure the security of its systems.
  • Functionality-oriented uses:   aksudardokuma.com.tr may use cookies that remind users of their information and past choices in order to facilitate the use of its systems and provide user-specific usage features.
  • Performance-related uses:   aksudardokuma.com.tr may use cookies that evaluate and analyze interaction with sent messages and user behavior in order to increase and measure the performance of its systems.
  • Uses for advertising purposes:   aksudardokuma.com.tr may use cookies that measure the effectiveness of these advertisements or analyze the click status in order to deliver advertisements and similar content within the scope of users' interests through its own or third-party systems.

Our Use of Cookies for Advertising Purposes

aksudardokuma.com.tr uses the Google Adsense advertising system. This system includes the DoubleClick DART  cookie, which is used by Google in ads served on publisher websites that display AdSense for content ads  .

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. It uses these cookies to serve ads to your users based on their visits to your site and other sites on the Internet.  You can prevent the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy .

Google uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use the information they obtain from your visits to these and other websites (other than your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) to show you advertisements for products and services that may be of interest to you. To learn about this practice and what your options are to prevent this information from being used by these companies,   you can refer to Annex A of the NAI Self-Regulatory principles for publishers (PDF) document for more information.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies

To change your preferences regarding the use of cookies or to block or delete cookies, simply change your browser settings. To control cookies, many browsers give you the option to accept or reject cookies, accept only certain types of cookies, or be alerted by the browser when a website requests to store cookies on your device. It is also possible to delete cookies previously saved in your browser. Procedures for checking or deleting cookies may vary depending on the browser you use. It is possible to access the instructions for allowing or blocking or deleting cookies for some popular browsers from the links below.

The method for changing cookie usage selection varies depending on the browser type and can be learned from the relevant service provider at any time.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link:   http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout  .

This policy was last updated on: 20/03/2021