SEBKİDER Cookie Policy (referred to briefly as “Policy” below) has been prepared by SEBKİDER Ege Free Zone Founder and Operator Inc. (SEBKİDER) and constitutes an annex to SEBKİDER’s Personal Data Protection, Storage, and Destruction Policy.

Like many websites, also uses cookies to show visitors personalized content and ads, perform traffic analysis on the Portal, and understand visitor usage habits.

SEBKİDER has prepared this Policy to explain which cookies are used on the Portal and how visitors can manage their preferences regarding this matter.

What is Cookie?

Cookies are very small text files consisting of letters and numbers that are stored on your computer (or other devices such as smartphones or tablets) through browsers by the websites you visit. Cookies do not contain personal data such as names, genders, or addresses of visitors.

Cookies are created by servers that manage the websites you visit. This allows the server to recognize when a visitor revisits the same site. Cookies can be likened to identity cards that show website owners when the same visitor revisits the site.

For more detailed information about cookies, you can visit and

Which Cookies Are Used?

Cookies can be classified based on their owners, lifespans, and purposes.

Based on ownership, there are Portal cookies and third-party cookies. Portal cookies are managed by SEBKİDER, while third-party cookies are managed by different companies.

Based on lifespan, there are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted when the visitor leaves the Portal, while persistent cookies remain on the visitors’ devices for varying periods.

Based on purposes, the Portal uses technical cookies, authentication cookies, targeting/advertising cookies, personalization cookies, and analytical cookies.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during visitors’ sessions on the Portal and are deleted after the browser is closed. The primary purpose of using these cookies is to ensure the proper functioning of the Portal during your visit. For example, they enable you to fill out online forms consisting of multiple pages.

Kalıcı Çerezler (Persistent Cookies)

Persistent cookies are types of cookies used to enhance the functionality of the Portal and provide visitors with faster and better service. These cookies are used to remember visitor preferences and are stored on the device through browsers.

Some types of persistent cookies can be used to offer personalized recommendations based on factors such as your usage of the Portal.

Through persistent cookies, the Portal checks if there is a cookie created by the Portal on your device when you revisit with the same device. If such a cookie exists, it indicates that you have previously visited the site, and the content delivered to you is determined accordingly, thus providing you with better service.

Technical Cookies

Technical cookies ensure the operation of the Portal by identifying non-functioning pages and areas of the website.

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies are used to customize the advertisements presented to users on the Portal and to prevent the display of ads that have already been viewed.

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies are used to remember users’ preferences across different pages of the Portal. For example, they remember your selected language preference.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies are used to generate analytical results such as the number of visitors to the Portal, the detection of pages viewed on the Portal, the times of Portal visits, and scrolling movements on Portal pages.

How to Manage Cookie Preferences?

Visitors’ ability to freely use their preferences regarding which personal data can be collected is extremely important for SEBKİDER. However, preference management for cookies necessary for the operation of the Portal is not possible. Additionally, we remind you that if some cookies are disabled, various functions of the Portal may not work.

Here is information on how visitors can manage their preferences regarding cookies used on the Portal:

Visitors can personalize their preferences regarding cookies by changing the browser settings they use to view the Portal. If the browser being used offers this option, it is possible to change cookie preferences through browser settings. Thus, depending on the capabilities provided by the browser, data owners may have options such as blocking the use of cookies, opting to receive a warning before cookies are used, or enabling/disabling or deleting certain cookies. These preferences may vary depending on the browser used, but general information can be found at Cookie preferences may need to be set separately for each device that the visitor uses to access the Portal. To disable cookies managed by Google Analytics, click here. To manage the personalized advertising experience provided by Google, click here. Preferences for cookies used for advertising activities by many companies can be managed via Online Choices. To manage cookies on mobile devices, use the settings menu specific to the mobile device.

What Rights Do Visitors Have?

According to Article 11 of the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data, visitors have the following rights regarding their personal data:

To learn whether their personal data is being processed, If their personal data is being processed, to request information regarding this processing, To learn the purpose of processing their personal data and whether they are being used for the intended purpose, To know the third parties to whom personal data is transferred, whether domestically or internationally, If their personal data is incomplete or incorrectly processed, to request correction of such data and to request notification of this correction to third parties to whom the personal data has been transferred, To request the erasure or destruction of personal data if the reasons requiring its processing no longer exist, despite being processed in accordance with the law and to request notification of this erasure or destruction to third parties to whom the personal data has been transferred, To object to any decision made solely based on automated processing of data that produces legal effects concerning them, To demand compensation for any damages incurred due to the unlawful processing of personal data.

These rights will be evaluated and concluded within 30 (thirty) days at the latest upon receipt of a written request from the data subject.

Changes in Consent and Policy

SEBKİDER aims to provide detailed explanations regarding the use of cookies to its visitors through the Policy and to inform them about cookie preferences. In this regard, it is accepted that by closing the cookie information warning on the Portal and continuing to use the Portal, consent is given to the use of cookies. Visitors always have the option to change their cookie preferences.

SEBKİDER reserves the right to change the provisions of the Policy at any time. The updated Policy becomes effective as of the date it is published on the Portal.

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