KVKK and Cookie Policy

Tdbb.org.tr website belongs to the Union of Turkish World Municipalities and the information security of you who visit this address is of great importance for the Union of Turkish World Municipalities. This text has been prepared to inform you about information security.
You can visit our website as often as you wish without sharing your personal information. During your visit to our website, your personal information is provided by us only for your information. Your personal information recorded by us with your knowledge is protected by the Union of Turkish World Municipalities. Your name and surname, postal address, date of birth, gender, telephone and fax number, e-mail address, etc. are recorded when you submit them to our website. IP addresses of users who register and share their information are used to generally identify users and collect comprehensive demographic information. This information is evaluated and analyzed so that we can serve you better; It is not shared in any way with other institutions outside the Marmara Municipalities Union, including our subsidiaries and the institutions we cooperate with. We would like to remind you that you should not share the password you use on our website with anyone or write it down anywhere for your information security.
On our website, we can obtain information about users and their use of marmara.gov.tr by using a technical communication file (cookie). However, if users wish, they can change their browser settings so that the technical communication file is not received or a warning is given when the technical communication file is sent.

The Union of Turkish World Municipalities is committed to keeping personal information strictly private and confidential, to consider it as an obligation to keep confidentiality, to ensure and maintain confidentiality, to take the necessary measures to prevent all or any part of the confidential information from entering the public domain or unauthorized use or disclosure to a third party, and undertakes to exercise due care. Although the Union of Marmara Municipalities has taken the necessary information security measures, the Union of Marmara Municipalities will not have any responsibility if confidential information is damaged or obtained by third parties as a result of attacks on the marmara.gov.tr website and system.
We may provide links to other websites that are not operated by the Union of Turkish World Municipalities on our website. If you visit any of these websites, the privacy and other policies of that site will apply. We point out that we are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies.

Cookie Policy

Our Cookie Policy forms part of our Privacy Policy.

What is a Cookie?

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 (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) 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 your subsequent visits.

In addition, although the links belonging to third parties on the website are subject to the privacy policies of these third parties, marmara.gov.tr is not responsible for the 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 allow 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 page visits, 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: Cookies that remind users of previously selected options for their convenience.

It aims to provide users with advanced Internet features within the scope of the website.

Purposes of Use of Cookies

The purposes of cookies used by marmara.gov.tr are as follows:

Uses for security purposes: marmara.gov.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-related uses: marmara.gov.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-oriented uses: marmara.gov.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.

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. Date this policy was last updated: 27.09.2020