Dear User,

As S.T.O.K. SEYAHAT VE TURİZM ORGANİZASYON ANİMASYON TİC. LTD. ŞTİ. (“Company”), with its registered address Ataturk Mahallesi Mustafa Kemal Caddesi No:60, 34758 Atasehir – Istanbul – Turkey, we care about your privacy and the security of your personal data. This statement explains the personal data we process, how it is processed, and for what purposes. It is prepared in accordance with the provisions of Turkish Personal Data Protection Law no. 6698.

In order to perform its obligations arising from above mentioned laws and regulations, the Company hereby provides the following information on processing of your personal data.

The Data We Collect

As an event management company, we collect personal data and other various data in order to perform our business and fulfill our obligations as per the contracts with our clients. Depending on the type of data, collection takes place as per the user’s request or automatically.

By using Company’s website to participate in an event, in any manner you accept the principles included in this Clarification Text. If you wish to participate an event on our website, you must register for this purpose (sign up). During registration we will ask you to provide your personal data as well as additional data which may not constitute personal data but is also covered by this Text. With the user accounts created through our website in electronic environment, in order to participate in the events organized by us for our clients, personal data on identity, contact and profession information of the participants and personal data on the user profile they have created can be obtained. Providing personal data and consent to its processing is not mandatory (it is voluntary). The consequence of not providing data is lack of possibility to use the service provided by our Company.

When you contact us in order to perform a given activity (e.g. to lodge a complaint) via the website, telephone or e-mail, we will again require from you to provide us with your personal data to confirm your identity and the option of return contact. This applies to the same personal data that you provided to us previously. Again, providing this data is not mandatory but it is necessary to perform certain activities or to obtain the information that you require.

Our company does not collect and process sensitive personal data, such as race, ethnicity, political opinion, religious belief, union membership, health, sexual life, biometric and genetic data, except for legal obligations or the nature of the business and security measures. It can be processed in a limited manner in accordance with the purpose of processing, with the explicit consent of the data subject.

How we use personal data

Personal data provided by you and processing of which you agreed to, is processed exclusively to the extent and for purpose allowed by an explicit consent or for purpose allowed by applied law and in an ethical manner.

Your personal data can be used for enabling you to participate in events organized by our Company, building our Company’s business relations and commercial strategies, carrying out marketing and communication activities, providing security at the office building and event venues, managing access rights, storage and archiving activities, finance and accounting activities, implementing pricing policies; with respect for fundamental rights and freedoms; in line with the legitimate interests of the company; in connection with and limited to the purpose.

It is processed in written form in electronic and physical environments by automatic or non-automatic methods.

Data collected automatically may be used for analysis of a users’ behavior on the website and also for collecting demographic data related to our users.

Data collected during correspondence between you and the Company is used exclusively for enabling a correct, full and effective answer to your question.

Some functionalities of our website allow to send us e-mails. Information sent in this way is used exclusively in order to reply to your message or to confirm your registration.

We may use different on-line surveys in order to collect opinions and information from random users of the website. Completing survey is always voluntary.

Why we share your personal data

In cases where data processing is compulsory for the Company’s legitimate interests, and/or necessary to fulfill its obligations; personal data can be transferred to third parties such as authorized institutions or organizations permitted and/or required by the legislative provisions, our affiliates and/or our domestic/foreign business partners, our group companies, our suppliers that we receive service to carry out our activities and other parties we cooperate with, who are responsible for taking data security measures such as protecting personal data, preventing unauthorized access to personal data and illegal processing of personal data.

Above mentioned third parties to whom personal data are transferred; can process your personal data limited to the purpose of transfer/sharing and unless otherwise stipulated, in accordance with the current legislation. These parties are obliged by contract to protect the personal data obtained in such a manner.

The Company may disclose your data, including personal data, to judicial authorities in cases required by law.

How we process, store and destroy your data

With the user profile you have created at our website to attend to an event managed by our Company, your personal data (such as your name, ID number, profession, username and password) will be processed by our Company as the data controller.

We protect your personal data in accordance with applicable laws. We make efforts to ensure security, confidentiality and integrity of personal data collected through the website. In particular, we take steps aimed at limiting access to personal data collected through the website to the extent necessary to provide services via the website. In addition, we employ staff specially trained in personal data protection issues that perform periodical security tests of our data collection systems.

In order to prevent unauthorized access, manipulation, loss and damage to your personal data obtained and stored by our Company, technical security infrastructure improvements are implemented.

The personal data, including the company's corporate accounts, may also be kept on secure servers located in various countries of the world, due to the software and operating systems used by the Company.

Your personal data will be processed by taking all necessary information security measures to ensure that they are used solely for the purposes and scope notified to you and will be stored and processed during the legal retention period or, if such a period is not stipulated, for the period required by the processing purpose. When this period expires, your personal data will be removed from our Company's data flows by deletion, destruction or anonymization methods.


We collect basic data related to the users of our website in order for us to better understand their priorities and to adjust data and functionality of the website to changing expectations.

Cookie is a small file containing text information and which is stored on your computer’s hard drive, in order to calculate the improvement of the website. Cookies are also used in the form of storing and reading data from local storage. We use cookies to recognize data of the site which is important to you and to determine which site categories are visited most often so that we can adjust your website experience making it specific and adequate. The user provides information and specifies in which direction we will adjust displayed data. You specify your requirements and any information that may be missing on the website, you believe should be included on it. In addition, cookies and information from local storage are used by the website to maintain the user session (after logging in), which allows avoiding the re-enter of information on each website page, and in order to collect site statistics to further assist our understanding of how the users interact with the webpage and to identify service improvements.

Local storage is a component of the application storing the web which programs interface. It is the method by which web pages locally indicate key/value pairs within the web browser used by the client. Similar to cookies, this saved data exists even when you close a browser tab, exit the current website or close the main browser. However, unlike cookies, this data is not carried to the other web server, unless it is sent manually. Since local storage is initially integrated into web browsers, it is available without external browser plug-ins.

By using a website the user determines its future shape - cookies and information stored in local storage do not destroy in any way or damage user’s system or saved files, neither affect adversely the efficiency or functionality of the system. Identification is impersonal and anonymous as this data relates to manner and form of use of the website.
Cookies may also be used and included on your terminal device by advertisers and partners cooperating with our company.

Accepting cookies and local storage technology is not necessary to use the website and the company will notify users legibly and clearly on the pages of the website of the purpose of storing and accessing cookies and files stored in local storage technology - this allows the user to determine the conditions of storage or access to cookies and above mentioned files through settings of the software installed on the user’s device. Please note that lack of acceptance of certain cookies may prevent the proper operation of the website to its full extent.

You may consent to store cookies and files stored in local storage technology on your device and their use in a manner described above by choosing the relevant settings in the web browser that you use.
In order not to receive any cookies one should use the provided option of the web browser which is used to connect to the website and select the option of automatic cookie rejection. These settings also usually allow the management of existing cookies.
In order not to allow local storage technology one should switch off any cooperation of the browser with this technology, which usually takes place in a way similar to abandonment of cookies’ receiving.

Your rights

You have the right to access to your personal data, to demand its rectification, erasure or restriction of its processing, to object to processing, and also the right to transfer the data.

In related to your personal data, you have the right to demand from the Company:

If your data is processed in accordance with the information above for purpose of direct marketing, you have the right, at any time, to object to processing of your personal data for purposes of such a marketing, including profiling, to the extent that processing is related to such a direct marketing. In such a case, your personal data is no longer allowed to be processed for such purposes.

You have right to object at any time to processing of personal data related to you based on your consent or legally justified interest of the Company. In such a case, your personal data is no longer allowed to be processed, unless the Company proves that there are important and legally justified grounds to process, overriding your interests, rights and freedoms, or proves that there are grounds to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

If you wish to exercise your rights within the scope of related laws and regulations, you may do so in person or in writing to our Company, at the address Atatürk Mah. Mustafa Kemal Cad. No: 60 34758 Ataşehir/İstanbul or electronically by email to the address

You also have the right to lodge a complaint against the Company or activities related to processing of your personal data with the Personal Data Protection Authority.


This Clarification Text can be updated in order to adapt to legislative changes and changing conditions and to accurately reflect the practices regarding the protection and processing of personal data. Relevant regulations are posted on our website, accessible to all customers and participants.

Version Effcetive Date Approved by
1.0 Jun 30, 2020 S.T.O.K. Seyahat ve Turizm Org. Ani. Tic. Ltd. Şti. Board of Directors