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Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 25, 2024

Welcome to Guide Turkey. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information when you visit our website, which focuses on transportation, food, tours, attractions, and more in Turkey. By using Guide Turkey, you agree to the terms outlined in this policy.

Your Personal Data and Privacy / Cookie Policy

When you log in to the site for the first time, a cookie notification is made and with this notification, it is assumed that you agree to our privacy/cookie policy, and then the use of cookies begins.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect and use personal information about you. Cookies are small data files stored on your device. For more details on our use of cookies, see our Cookie Policy below.

Record Files

Like many standard web servers, guideturkey.net keeps log files for statistical purposes. These log files contain standard information such as your IP address, internet service provider (ISP), browser features, operating system and the pages you enter and exit the website. These log files are used for statistical purposes only and do not violate your privacy. Your IP address and other specified information are not associated with your personal information. It is not possible for us to access your personal information/data.

Session

If you have commented or would like to comment on our site, you can choose to save your e-mail address, your website (if applicable) in cookies. This way, when you want to comment again, you do not have to enter your information again. This is left entirely at your discretion.

Sharing Your Information

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your information in the following situations:

  • Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party vendors who perform services on our behalf, such as web hosting, data analysis, and email delivery services.
  • Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or government agency).
  • Business Transfers: In connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business, we may share your information with another company.

Security of Your Information

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure, or access. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Advertisements

We publish advertisements of different outsourced companies on our website (Google, etc.). These advertisements may contain cookies and cookie information may be collected by these companies and it is not possible for us to access this information. Currently, only Google AdSense ads are published on our website. Please read their privacy agreements on their respective pages.

Third-Party Links

Our site may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites and this privacy policy does not apply to them. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party sites you visit.

Cookies Policy

This Cookie Policy explains how Guide Turkey (“GT”, “Guide Turkey”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our website at https://guideturkey.net. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Guide Turkey) are called “first-party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third-party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g., advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

We use first- and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons for our website to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our online properties. Third parties serve cookies through our website for advertising, analytics, and other purposes.

The Types of Cookies We Use

Mandatory Cookies: These cookies are essential for the basic functionality of the website. For example, to remember your login details.

Analytical and Performance Cookies: These cookies are used to analyze the use of the website and measure its performance. This allows site owners to understand how visitors interact and improve content.

Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to serve targeted ads to visitors based on their interests. They may be placed by third party advertisers.

Our Purposes for Using Cookies

  • Guide Turkey uses website cookies for the following purposes:
  • To operate the website and enable users to navigate the website.
  • To analyze and improve the performance of the website.
  • To remember users’ preferences and provide personalized content.
  • Measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and target advertisements.

Refusing Cookies

You have the right to set your preferences for accepting or rejecting cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually refuse cookies by changing your browser settings. Note, however, that some features of the website may not function properly if you refuse cookies.

Updates

We may update our privacy policy and cookies policy from time to time. When changes are made, we will indicate the date of the last update at the top of the page. We recommend that you check this page periodically to keep track of changes to the policy.


Disclaimer of Liability

The articles, content, visual media, pictures, audio and videos on our guideturkey.net website contain qualitative comments and opinions for informational purposes only. It does not contain definitive provisions for any reason and cannot be used as evidence. The responsibility lies entirely with the users of the website.

Regarding the privacy policy applied in Guide Turkey; You can send us all your questions, opinions and thoughts to us at info[@]guideturkey.net or you can write from our contact page.