Privacy-policy

PRIVACY AND PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY and COMMUNICATION PERMIT

Aim of the Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy This Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy describes the following;

a. What kind of personal data is gathered by the loyalty program ‘PINS’ of Pins Mobil Ticaret A.Ş. in Turkish application and PINS JAPAN in the international context,
b. How this personal data is used,
c. With whom your personal data could be shared by ‘PINS’,
d. What are your rights on your personal data processed by ‘PINS’ and how you may use those rights,
e. How you can change your positive or negative preferences on receiving electronic commercial messages.

Your Processed Personal Data, Aim and Basis of Processing Personal Data

PINS MOBİL TİCARET A.Ş.’s loyalty program “PINS”, in order to serve better to its members, within the framework of 5651 numbered Law on Regulation of Publications Made in the Internet Environment and Fight Against the Crimes Committed Through These Publications and the relevant secondary legislation, 6563 numbered Law on Regulation of Electronic Commerce and relevant secondary legislation, 5237 numbered Turkish Penal Code and 6698 numbered Law of Protection of Personal Data and within the framework of its legal liability arise from the relevant legislation; it requests your personal data (name, surname, birth date, cell phone number, e-mail, sex, address, profession, education, marital status, plate of the vehicle, driving behavior and journey data information which are confirmed by the member to be shared through channels if he/she connects via social media accounts, all shopping and booking information of the member, that means which member workplace, shopping/booking point and time, how much payment was made, which campaign was used, amount of discount, information of products in the shopping, surfing and clicking information on the application, current location information of the application) which will ensure the fulfillment of the aforesaid aim and legal liabilities from you. When you login with your Facebook information, your full name, e-mail information, profile picture and PINS user friend list are taken by PINS in line with the permission received by Facebook. The collected data will be referred to as "Information" hereafter. If you add your credit card information in order to make payment through the application, this information will not be held by PINS and is kept by authorized payment service providers or authorized organizations with which PINS will make an agreement.

The information collected through the channels of the application, business partners who are the members of the programs and all kinds of channels of the company are transferred to PINS. PINS may process these data by itself as the owner of the programs and it may transfer the date to member business partners, companies and PINS JAPAN, the controlling company of PINS in the international context. Your information is analyzed by PINS and/or companies/brand which are the members of the Program and these information may be processed for the purposes such as provision of customized advertising, campaign and other benefits by the companies which will be cooperated within the scope of PINS, member brands and/or Program, sending commercial electronic messages mails in accordance with your permission preferences, survey and telesales applications, analysis, reporting, statistical analyses of your information including your shopping information. The information may be kept either in Turkey or abroad for the purpose of carrying out the purposes mentioned in this permission declaration by taking the necessary security precautions.

The information will be retained by PINS, PINS JAPAN which is the controlling company of PINS in the international context, and all other programs created for such purposes by these parties and it will be processed and maintained pursuant to the provisions of the relevant legislation during the program and afterwards, unless vice-versa is stated by you explicitly.

This personal data will be processed and stored for you to get use of the membership benefits of 'PINS' based on your clear permit which you will give by approving within the framework of the application, on condition this data shall not be used for purposed other than the scope and aims determined by this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit.

Communication Permit

By accepting “PINS Terms and Conditions” and herein this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit, you allow us to gather, store, process, use, transfer your personal data on which you showed consent to share with us, to provide and present various advantages to you to make customized advertising, sales, marketing, survey and booking privilege and to carry out all kinds of electronic communication for similar purposes and to send other communication messages. For the same purposes, these personal data of you shall be shared with PINS MOBİL TİCARET A.Ş., all its subsidiaries and affiliates and its controlling company PINS JAPAN which is located abroad and with national/international 3. Parties with whom there is a contractual relation. In addition, you also allow these personal data to be shared, to the necessary extent, with member workplaces which are the partners of the program with which you will carry out shopping and booking. You can access the list of current members by PINS JAPAN for global members, PINS Turkey applications for member companies in Turkey. In addition, this Information is only legally and technically identical to us with respect to data protection and security, so that we can provide timely delivery of notices to you via telephone, SMS and/or e-mail, this information shall be shared only with the need and to the necessary extent, with the third persons who bear the responsibilities and respect the provisions of the relevant legislation. MEMBERS explicitly accept and declare that they read all of this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit, they understood it along with its consequences, they showed consent for PINS Mobil Ticaret A.Ş. to use and store their data in this manner without setting forth any condition. PINS Mobil Ticaret A.Ş. shall take all kinds of precautions to safely store the aforesaid personal data and to prevent unauthorized access and illegal data processes pursuant to 12. article of 6698 numbered Law on Protection of Personal Data.

Your acceptance of the PINS Terms and Conditions and the Business Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit as a MEMBER, based on the legal relation between us and the electronic communication operator, you allow us to gather, store, process, use, transfer your personal data which is processed by the electronic communication operator with your consent, on which you showed consent to share with us, to provide and present various advantages to you to make customized advertising, sales, marketing, survey and booking privilege and to carry out all kinds of electronic communication for similar purposes and to send other communication messages.

You can block cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org/” and “http://www.youronlinechoices.eu” links and reject persistent and session cookies. If you reject persistent or session cookies, you may still use the website or mobile application; however, you may not reach all functions of the website and mobile application or you may be restricted.

Sharing of Personal Data with Government Authorities

PINS may share your personal data related to your membership such as traffic and navigation information; with public institutions and organizations which are authorized to demand these information legally for your safety and PINS to fulfill its legal obligations (in cases such as fight against crime, threat against the state and public safety).

Links to Third Party Websites and Application

This Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy applies only to the PINS Application. Since our PINS Application may contain links to other Websites and Applications, we advise you to consult the Privacy Policies of these Websites and Applications prior to submitting any personal data to these Websites and Applications. PINS cannot be held responsible for any data shared when visiting other Websites and Applications.

Measures for the Protection of Personal Data

Protecting personal data is an important issue for PINS. PINS takes necessary measures to protect against unauthorized access to or loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration or destruction of personal information. PINS implements generally accepted standards of technology security including firewalls and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption when storing personal data. In addition, when you send your personal data to 'PINS' via web-site/mobile application, this data is transmitted through the use of SSL.

PINS is committed to keep your personal data confidential and take all necessary technical and administrative precautions and to provide the necessary care for securing and protecting your privacy. PINS will promptly notify you and the Personal Data Protection Board in the event that the personal data is damaged or possessed by the third parties as a result of attacks on the website and the system although PINS took the necessary information/data security measures.

Amendments to be Made in the Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit

PINS may make amendments at any time in this Policy of Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit. These changes take effect immediately after uploading the new amended Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit to the following web-site: 'www.pins.com.tr'. In order to make you aware of these amendments made herein this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit; necessary notifications will be made to you, our members.

Applicable Law, Competent Court and Enforcement Offices

You have the right to enquire whether your personal data is processed by the parties which are specified in this Permission Declaration, if processed; related information to this, purpose and whether it was used in accordance with the aims of it, you have the right to know the third parties to which data was transmitted nationally or internationally, if there is a mistake or missing part, you may request the correction of data, removal or elimination of personal data within the framework of conditions envisaged in the relevant legislation, request of notification to be made to the third parties to which the data was transmitted with regards to the correction/ removal/ elimination transactions; you have the right to appeal against a disadvantageous outcome for you as a result of exclusive analysis of the processed data through the automatic systems or you may request the compensation of your losses if you suffer a loss due to the illegal process of your data, in addition you may request prevention of communication with you from destek@pins.com.tr.

Hereby this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit is subject to the law of Republic of Turkey. Istanbul Central (Çağlayan) Court and Enforcement Offices are solely authorized for resolving any disputes arising directly or indirectly from this Privacy/Personal Data Protection Policy and Communication Permit.