Privacy and Cookie Policy

Who We Are?

Our website address is: . Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi Mah. Hakimiyeti Milliye Cad. Grapple Business Center No: 58/16, 34672 Uskudar / Istanbul / Turkey Association Steps to Sustainability resident at the address (hereinafter SA uses cookies to provide you with more preferential and intelligent options. Without using cookies, it is not possible for us to maintain all functions of our website and it is not possible for you to benefit from them. By accepting our cookie policy, you are deemed to have accepted all the statements below.

SA , Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“KVKK”) m. visited and used our website in order to fulfill the obligation of Clarification arising from article 10 of the Personal Data Protection Law (“KVKK”) numbered 6698. Offers the knowledge of people. SA reserves the right to update this Statement on the Protection of Personal Data at any time in line with the changes in the current legislation.

What kind of personal data do we collect and for what purpose?


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser info text to help spam detection.

An anonymized text (also called a hash) generated from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using the service. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available at: . After your comment has been approved, your profile picture will be visible to everyone along with your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Website visitors can download and extract any location information from images on the website.

Contact forms

The messages you send from the contact forms arrive at our e-mail address. We have to store these messages on our e-mail server to be able to reply to you.


What is a Cookie?

Small text files or information that web pages (webserver) save on your computer or mobile device (such as smartphone or tablet) through browsers during a web page visit are defined as “cookies” or “cookies”.

If you leave a comment on our site you may choose to save your name, e-mail address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience, so you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies remain for one year.

If you have an account and log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set several cookies to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your login session will continue for two weeks. If you log out of your account, login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Why Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for the purposes of

  • Enabling the web page works properly,
  • Allowing your next access to the web page become faster and easier,
  • Facilitating users’ access to some features,
  • Providing news content based on interest,
  • Providing ease of access by saving your password if requested,
  • Anonymous collection of analytical data in terms of web page,

as well. In particular, obtaining the information about how often, for how long, and which pages users access web pages is important for our website and as well as informative for our strategic planning.

How Do Cookies Work?

When the user browses a web page, they request the site to be displayed on the server (HTTPS request), in response to this request, the server sends the site to the user (HTTPS response). It becomes possible for you to use the site with cookies from the moment of viewing the web page in response to the request and request.

What Are The Types Of Cookies We Use?

We use many types of cookies to provide a better experience for our users. We also use many online tools when using these types of cookies.

In this context, for web pages to function properly we use session, load balancing user ID, and security cookies that are essential and important cookies, we use password, language, location, history, flash, and mobile cookies that increase the efficiency of use in line with the preferences of the users which are called preference cookies, for collecting analytical data, enabling information about the visit of the website, we use functional and analytical cookies and for advertising, market analysis, targeting, fraud detection, which are including campaign promotion cookies and frequently used today especially for advertisements, we use targeting and marketing cookies, and for cookies regarding advertisements or add-ons for another web page that we usually encounter on sites that show advertisements on web pages, we use third party cookies on our website. Information on these cookies is provided below.

Mandatory Cookies:

These cookies are necessary for websites to function properly, they allow you to navigate our sites and take advantage of site features. An example would be remembering previous actions when returning to a page within the same session. These cookies do not determine your identity. If you do not accept these cookies, performance on the website or parts of the site may be affected.

Analysis and Performance Cookies:

These cookies enable us to analyze and understand the functioning of the Website and improve the Website by interacting with you. You can prevent the use of these cookies as described in detail below. These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by providing information about the parts visited, time spent on the website, and problems encountered, such as error messages. This allows us to improve the performance of our website. These cookies do not determine your identity. All data are anonymously taken and combined.

Functionality Cookies:

These cookies allow our websites to remember your preferences (e.g. your username, the region you are in, or the language you use) for a more personalized online experience. Cookies also enable visitors to watch videos, play games and use social tools such as blogs, chat rooms, and forums. The information these cookies collect may include confidential data that can identify you, such as your username or profile picture. We must always be transparent about what data we collect, what we do with that data, and with whom we share this data. If you do not accept these cookies, the performance and functionality of the website may be affected and some content on the website may not be accessible.

Targeting and Advertising Cookies:

These cookies are used to deliver content that may interest you and similar to your interests. It can be used to serve targeted ads or to limit the number of times an ad is displayed to you. We can use these cookies to remember the websites you visit and share this information with third parties, including advertisers and our own companies. These cookies can collect identifying information by tracking many types of consumers by IP addresses.

Persistent Cookies: Cookies that persist on the person’s computer until a certain date or until they are deleted by the user. These cookies are mostly used to measure the activities, actions, and preferences of the users.

Session Cookies: These cookies are used to separate the user’s visit into sessions and do not collect data from the user. The cookie is deleted when the user closes the web page visited or remains inactive for a certain period of time. Target and tracking cookies are used on the Website to help third parties to provide services, especially advertising services, and to increase the effectiveness of these services. These cookies can remember the web pages and sites you visit and collect personal data, especially the IP address of the user device. The Website uses both first-party and third-party cookies to collect information, remember your interests and demographic data, and provide you with targeted ads, improve ads, number of visits and ad impressions, other uses of advertising services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services.

Website; It uses social plug-ins that link to social networks such as Facebook and Google. When you visit the Website and use these plug-ins, the Website connects directly to the server of the selected social network. The content provided by the add-on is then transmitted directly from social networks to your web browser and added to the website you are visiting. In this way, the relevant social network can access and process your data and combine it with the data of your account on the relevant social network. Please note that we have no influence or control over the scope of data that social networks process through plug-ins. Please carefully review the personal data processing policies published by the relevant social networks to learn more about the purpose, methods, and duration of processing your personal data by those social networks.

Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Adwords, Google Tag Manager, Google Maps, Yandex Metrica, Yandex Webmasters, and Bing Webmaster (Persistent Session Cookies)

Google Analytics and others use cookies to analyze how visitors use the Website. Information about your use of this Website (including your IP address) is transferred to Google and stored by Google on its servers in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile Website activity for the Company, and to provide other services related to Website activity and internet usage, but will not match your IP address with other data stored by Google. For more information on using Google Analytics (including rejection options), you can visit: .

Google _ga Analytics device information – for the use of applications in the Google Tag Manager system Persistent Cookie 2 years
Google _gaexp The cookie that holds information about EU tests – for the use of applications in the Google Tag Manager system Persistent Cookie 85 Days
Google _gid For user identification Persistent Cookie 1 day
Yandex _ym_isad For adblocking detection Persistent Cookie 2 days
Yandex _ym_uid To identify users Persistent Cookie 1 year
SA A/B Testing The value used for A /B Test management is stored in this cookie. Persistent Cookie 2 years
SA AbTestingCookies Values used for Multiple A/B Test management are stored in this cookie. Persistent Cookie 2 years
SA COOKIE_CookieLawInformationPermission The permissions of our personal data policies are stored in this cookie. Session Cookie During the browser session
SA COOKIE_Popup Technical data about popups displayed to the user is stored in this cookie. Persistent Cookie 1 hour
SA COOKIE_TY.Entrance It is the cookie where the logged-in user information is stored. Persistent Cookie 1 month
SA COOKIE_TY.FirstVisit It is the cookie where the user’s first visit information is stored. Persistent Cookie 1 month
SA COOKIE_TY.UserAlreadyLogged It is the cookie where the information whether the user is currently logged in or not is stored. Session Cookie During the browser session
SA COOKIE_uic It is the cookie where demographic information of the logged-in user, which is not access token, is stored. Persistent Cookie 30 minutes
SA COOKIE_UserAlreadyLogged It is the cookie where the information whether the user is currently a member or not. Session Cookie During the browser session
SA COOKIE_UserTypeStatus It is the cookie where the users’ statuses are stored. Persistent Cookie 12 hours
SA hvtb Provides information whether a user has visited the SA before Persistent Cookie 2 years
SA pid It is the cookie where the permanent ID given to the user is stored. Persistent Cookie 1 Year 354 Days
SA sid It is the cookie where the session ID value of the user is stored. Persistent Cookie 30 minutes
SA SiteHash It is the cookie where the hash information of cookies is stored. Persistent Cookie 7 days
SA VisitorTypeStatus It is the cookie where the status of visitors is stored. Session Cookie During the browser session
Qualaroo dirt The referrer cookie where the person lands on the site comes from document.referrer. Persistent Cookie 5 years
Qualaroo scarce Cookie containing survey timestamps and views. Persistent Cookie 5 years
SA NSC_QDJUFTU-IUUQT-XXX.USFOEZPM.DPN It is the cookie where sticky session information is stored in Netscaler to proceed over the same session in all groups. Session Cookie During the browser session
Marketing utmCampaign30dtemp2 Keeping user visit channel registration information for 30 days Persistent Cookie 1 month
Marketing utmCampaignGO5d Keeping user visit channel registration information for 5 days for affiliate campaigns Persistent Cookie 5 days
Marketing utmCampaignLT30d Keeping user visit channel registration information for 1 month Persistent Cookie 1 month
Marketing utmMedium30dtemp2 Keeping user visit channel registration information for 30 days Persistent Cookie 1 month
Marketing utmMediumGO5d Keeping user visit channel registration information for 5 days for affiliate campaigns (if applicable) Persistent Cookie 5 days
Marketing utmSource30dtemp2 Keeping user visit channel registration information for 30 days Persistent Cookie 1 month


utmSourceGO5d Keeping user visit channel registration information for 5 days for affiliate campaigns (if applicable) Persistent Cookie 5 days


__cfduid Used by the content network Cloudflare to describe reliable web traffic. Persistent Cookie 29 Days

* SA reserves the right to change cookie names in line with technical updates. In addition, information is provided.

What Should You Know About Cookie Policy?

SA It may change this cookie policy at any time. If a change is made to the cookie policy, you will be notified on your first visit to the site after the updated Cookie Policy is published.

We collect some information about you during the checkout process at our store.

What do we collect and store?

While you visit our site, we track following information:

Products you view: For example, we use this to show the products you viewed last.

Location, IP address and browser type: We use this for purposes such as tax, legal regulations, payment fraud measures and shipping estimation.

Shipping address: We ask you to enter this so that we can estimate the shipping process and ship your order before ordering!

As you browse our site, we will also use cookies (cookies) to track shopping cart content.

When you buy something from us, we request you to provide information including your name, TR ID number, billing address, shipping address, e-mail address, phone number, credit card / payment details and optional account information such as username and password. We use this information for the following purposes:

To send you information about your account and order

Responding to your requests, including refunds and complaints

Processing payments and preventing fraud

Creating your account for our store

Fulfilling legal obligations such as invoicing (TR Identity Number is required for invoice.)

Improving our store offerings

Send you advertising and promotional messages if you choose to receive

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email, and phone number. This information will be used when you want to pay for future orders.

We keep information about you for as long as we need it and during the legal period. For example, we will store 10 years of order information for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address, billing, and shipping addresses.

If you choose to do so, we also store store comments or opinions.

Products you add to wishlist: we use this to show you and other users your favorite products and to create targeted email campaigns.

Wish lists you create: we keep track of the wish lists you create and make them visible to the store’s staff

While browsing our site, we also use cookies to keep track of wishlist content.

Those who have access to our team:

Members of our team can access the information you provide to us. For example, both Managers and Store Managers can access:

Order information such as what was purchased when and where it should be sent, and customer information such as your name, email address, billing and shipping information. Nobody from our team can see your payment information such as credit card.

Request information such as products added, date added, name of your wish list, and privacy settings.

Our team members can access this information to provide better opportunities for the products you love.

Our team members can access this information to fulfill orders, process refunds, and assist you.

What do we share with others?

Reminder and Emailing Applications

When you shop, we keep track of your email and the contents of your cart on our server for up to 30 days. This record is kept for replenishing the contents of your cart if you change devices or need to come back another day. Our privacy policy from here You can read.

The content embedded from other sites

Articles on this site may contain embedded content (eg videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if the visitor visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, track you in an embedded way by a third party, and track your interaction with this embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content, if you have an account and are logged into the website.


How long do we keep your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be stored indefinitely. This way, we can automatically recognize and approve your follow-up comments instead of keeping them in the control queue.

For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except changing their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

What are your rights over your data?

If you have an account or have comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including the data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where do we send your data?

Visitor comments can be checked through the automated spam detection service, by including the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information provided by the commenter directly such as name, username, email). For information:

Your contact information

We keep the e-mail, phone, name, surname, etc. information you share with us in the communication panel on our server in order to communicate with you.

Language Translations

This plugin does not collect any data from general website visitors. For more information privacy statement You can read.


Our website may be using plugins from YouTube operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages with a YouTube plug-in, a link to the YouTube servers is established. Here you can find out which of our pages you visit are YouTube servers.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is utilized to help make our website attractive. This constitutes a legitimate interest for Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Learn more about managing user data at the address of and in YouTube’s data protection statement.

Google Web Fonts

In the uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, your browser needs to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus notices that our website is accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is made for a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a legitimate interest for Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

More information about user data processing can be found at and Google’s privacy policy which is located at

How Long Do You Keep This Data?

All information (data) is stored in the local database indefinitely unless it is deleted.

Some data may be exported or removed via the current Exporter or Eraser at users’ request. Note, however, that there are a few “edge situations” that we haven’t been able to perfect the collection and export of all data for your end-users. We recommend a search of your local database as well as the WordPress Dashboard to identify all data collected and stored for your specific user requests.

Where We Send Your Data?

3rd party apps do not send any user data outside of the website by default.

If you have expanded our plugins to send our data to a third party service such as Eventbrite, Google Maps, or PayU, this information may be transferred to external services. These services can be found abroad.

How we protect your data?

Our website and server protect your data with advanced and effective 128bit encryption methods. We use some common malware and software that prevents malicious behavior. This protective software can track and monitor information of IP address and etc. to maintain pro-active defense and store IP addresses that are detected as threats in the blacklist. Detailed information can be found at , addresses.

In addition, website administrators have received the necessary training in data protection.

How can you prevent the use of cookies?
The use of cookies provides a better functioning of the Website, and you can prevent the use of cookies if you wish. However, do not forget that in this case, the site may not function fully and you may not be able to use all of its features. In order to prevent the use of cookies, you must change the settings of your internet browser. These changes vary depending on the device and internet browser you
use. Below is the information on what steps should be followed to prevent the use of cookies on different internet browsers:

Internet Explorer

1. Open the desktop and tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
2. Tap or click the Tools button and Internet options.
3.Tap or click the Privacy tab, then click the button located under Settings to block all cookies.
and move the slider up and tap or click the OK button.

Microsoft Edge

1. Click the three-dot section in the upper right corner of your Microsoft Edge browser and navigate to the Settings section.
2. After you choose the option of Select Items to Clean in the new tab, you can select
all the sections you want to delete.
3. There are many sections here. You can start the cleaning process by choosing the one you want.

Google Chrome

1. Open Chrome on your computer.
2. In the top right, click on More Settings.
3. Click Advanced option at the bottom.
4. Click on Content settings under “Privacy and security”.
5. Click on Cookies.
6. Search for the Website’s name under “All cookies and Website data”.
7.Click the Uninstall icon at the right of the site

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click the Firefox Menu button and select Options.
2.Select the Privacy and Security panel and go to the History section
3. Change the Firefox setting to use custom settings for history.
4. Click the Show cookies… button. Cookies window will appear.
5. Type the name of the site whose cookies you want to delete in the search field. Cookies matching your search will be displayed.
6. Select the cookie (s) you want to delete and click the Delete the Selected button.
7. Click the Close button to close the Cookies window. Then close the about preferences page


1. Choose Safari> Preferences
2. Click Privacy option.
3.Click on Website Data
4. Select one or more websites, and then click Delete or Delete All.
In addition to the above, by using the application at you can delete cookies manually
or you can block automatically within the settings of the application.


You can delete, block, and manage cookies from the “Cookies” section by selecting the “Advanced” option in the “Preferences” section of your browser.

Learn more about how to do this in other main web browsers at or
You can also delete it through any cookie left behind by the websites you visit by using third-party software.

Contact Us
In order to send us all your questions and comments about the policy, you can contact us through one of the contact ways
specified at the below of address: