1. 1. About Cookie Policy
As the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (hereinafter referred to as a“ASAM or Association”), just like many legal entities, we use cookies in certain areas in our website. We would like to point out that on some of our pages containing external links, cookies may also be used without it being possible to inform you. Accordingly, in the scope of the cookies used on the website of https://sgdd.org.tr/ managed by ASAM, this Cookie Policy (“Policy“) has been prepared to provide information to persons visiting our website in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698 (“KVKK”), and the relevant cookies will be used as described below.
  1. 2. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files created on your device by a website and contain data in name-value format. Cookies enable the website you visit to store information on your device and use this information during your next visits. Cookies created by a website are stored by the internet browser you use to access the site. Cookies have become an important part of internet technologies today and their main functions are to remember the visitors and their preferences and to recognize the devices. Accordingly, almost every website you access use cookies. At this point, two different types of cookies emerge with regard to the storage of cookies in your browser. The first of these is defined as persistent cookies. Such cookies are stored on the online visitor’s device for the specified period for storage and become active every time the online visitor visits the website that creates the relevant cookie. Other types of cookies are called session cookies. Such cookies are actively stored from the moment the online visitor visits the relevant website to the moment the browser window is closed.
  1. 3. For what purposes are cookies on our website used?
Cookies Necessary to Use for the Functioning of the Website These cookies are cookies that are essential for the website to function properly and to benefit from the features of the site and the services offered. No personally identifiable information is stored through these cookies. Analytical/Performance These cookies allow us to identify visits and traffic sources in order to measure and improve the performance of our website.  They help us to keep track of the number of visitors to the pages found on our website and see on which of our webpages our visitors spend time. None of the information collected by these cookies contain personal information, as they are evaluated collectively/together; they are anonymous. These cookies help us to make our website more efficient. Functionality These cookies are used to provide advanced functionality and personalization opportunities, such as remembering the language or region preference of our visitors. If you do not accept the use of such cookies, it will not be possible to save your personalized settings on our website. They can be used by ASAM or third parties we benefit from in our pages. Targeting and Advertising Cookies These cookies are primary and third-party cookies created during your visit to our website and third-party domain names. These cookies make it possible to track your clicks and visit history in the domains where they were created, and to match these records between different domains. Such cookies are used to identify and profile users, target advertising and marketing activities, and customize contents. These cookies shall not be used to identify your identity or make decisions on your behalf. Cookies are not used for any other purposes than those specified in this Policy and all relevant transactions are carried out in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law (KVVK).
  1. 4. Information on the Use of Cookies and Management of Cookies
By using this website, you allow the use of cookies. When you visit our website for the first time or reset your cookies, we will inform you of our use of cookies. The use of cookies is not mandatory in order to use our website, but please note that if you set your browser to not allowing cookies, the quality of your user experience may decrease and various functions of our website may not work. Most internet browsers have been developed to allow all cookies. Users can also change browser settings to block cookies, or can adjust settings to block them for certain sites, to alert them when cookies are created, or to count all cookies as session cookies. In this context, you can change your browser settings to reject the use of cookies, delete cookies, or view the list and values of cookies stored in your browser. For more information about changing the settings for the use of cookies in your browser, you can review the links for the specific browsers below by clicking on the logo of the relevant browser.
5. Google Analytics As ASAM, we use Google Analytics cookies on our http://sgdd.org.tr/ website. Through these cookies, we collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying our website visitors. While you visit and navigate through https://sgdd.org.tr/ pages, Google Analytics records information about the pages you enter, such as the URL of the page, and provides us with such information. Google Analytics uses cookies to track user behavior by storing the previous interactions of our visitors of our website. In order to make it easier for us to analyze your site usage, Google Analytics uses cookies stored on your computer. Information, such as the timing, location and number of times of the visit you make to our site, including your IP address, are stored through such cookies. You can permanently disable the use of such cookies by downloading the add-on found in the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=tr 6. Summary of the Cookies on Our Website
Cookie Name Cookie Description Cookie Type Storage Period
_ga Used for calculating visitor, session and campaign data for site analytics report. Analytical/Performance 2 years