Visitors to PwC Turkey’s website

Collection of personal data

Visitors to the PwC Turkey websites can find their rights related to the data they share with PwC Turkey explained on the “rights of persons and use of rights” tab. Automatic processing of personal data on PwC Turkey websites is limited to the use of cookies and analytic tools only. For more information, see the section below about cookies.

Personal data of visitors to the PwC Turkey website, name, title, company address, e-mail address, phone number and fax number, is collected, e.g., when a person subscribes to PwC Turkey bulletins.

Visitors may also send e-mails to PwC Turkey via the website. Visitor messages include user name, e-mail address and additional information the user might want to submit with the message.

Website visitors are asked not to share special categories of personal data (e.g., race, ethnicity, political opinion, religious and philosophical beliefs, physical and mental health, genetic data, biometric data, association or union memberships, appearance, sexual life or orientation, criminal convictions, data on safety measures and criminal records).

Use of personal data


When personal data is shared with PwC Turkey, the data shall be processed for the purposes explained in this privacy statement, or for the purposes below, in the ways described where the information is shared with PwC (or as obvious from the context of collection), including:

  • unless it is otherwise requested, PwC Turkey shall process the contact information of website visitors in order to contact them about PwC Turkey’s business, services and events, and other information which may be of interest to the visitor. Should the visitors desire to opt out of mailing lists or other records, the relevant website will provide instructions for doing so;
  • to administer and manage the website, including to confirm and authenticate the visitor’s identity and prevent unauthorised access to restricted areas of the site or premium content;
  • to communicate with you in order to distribute requested materials or ask for further information;
  • to personalise and enrich your browsing experience by displaying content that is more likely to be relevant and of interest to the visitor;
  • to sort and analyse user data (such as determining how many users from the same organisation have subscribed to or are using the websites);
  • to determine the company, organisation, institution, or agency that the visitors work for or with which the visitors are otherwise associated;
  • to develop business operations and services including   aggregating data for website analytics and improvements;
  • aggregating data to conduct benchmarking and data analysis including, for example, regarding usage of the websites;
  • to conduct quality and risk management reviews;
  • to understand how people use the features and functions of the websites in order to improve the user experience;
  • to monitor and enforce compliance with the terms, including acceptable use policies; and
  • any other purposes for which the visitors provided the information to PwC Turkey (such as to subscribe you to the updates you request).

PwC Turkey does not share the personal data it collects from the website with third parties for profit or for marketing purposes. In cases where the personal data may be shared with parties other than PwC Member Firms, the explicit consent of the relevant person is obtained beforehand.

Cookies

The PwC website uses small text files called ‘cookies’ which are placed in the visitor’s hard drive to personalise and enrich the online experience by displaying content that is more likely to be relevant and of interest to the visitor. The use of cookies is now standard operating procedure for most websites.  However, most browsers give users the option to not download cookies if the user prefers not to use cookies. To sign on to the PwC Turkey website, the use of cookies must be accepted. When cookies are disabled, some functions of the website might not work properly. If they want, visitors can delete the cookies after they visit PwC Turkey’s website.

Visit to this link for detailed information about the use of cookies.

Third party links

The website may contain links to third party websites that are not controlled by PwC Turkey and do not operate in line with PwC Turkey’s privacy policies. After clicking on these links, PwC Turkey’s privacy practices will no longer be in effect. It is recommended that visitors review the privacy policies of these third party websites before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Data retention

PwC Turkey stores the personal data it processes for the necessary period for data processing under relevant law.

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