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This website belongs to and is operated by Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. This privacy policy has been formed by Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. in order to explain information types collected from this website and way how we use and protect them with the main lines. Due to fact that this policy can be updated from time to time, it should be revised by the users.

Types of Information We Collect
How to Collect Information?
Web Beacons
Competitions, Wagers, Surveys and Researches
How We Use Your Personal Information
Third Parties Supporting Services to Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc.
Data Sharing and Transfer
Links to Other Sites
Preference and Control
Privacy Policy for Children
Privacy Policy Related Updates
Contact Us

Types of Information We Collect

We collect personal and general information on our website.

Personal information are information as name, surname, address, phone number, e-mail address of individuals etc. We collect personal information by providing their reach to us knowingly and willfully with the aim of registering individuals to our website, letting them to notify us to get news from us by transferring their names and address information, their participation to competitions and games. It is not required to transfer this information to us or register in order to visit and reach the content of our website.

Bulk information are information related to subject as how many consumer visit the site, which pages they visit, which information they download to computer, type of web browser and operating system they use, name of Internet Service Provider they use etc. When you visit our site, we collect these information automatically and combine them with other information we obtained from all other visitors. By collecting this information, we learn how best we can adapt our website for our visitors.

By using our website, you agree the privacy policy of our website, declare you agree with the privacy policies and authorize us for the use of this information in accordance with the terms of Privacy Policy.

How to Collect Information?

As we stated above, your personal information are collected with your knowledge when you registered to our site. We collect necessary information to provide your participation to promotions, fulfill our obligations against you, reply you when you send us e-mail.

In addition when you open our web site, we collect general and non-personal information constantly. These information are collected through "cookie" technology or "Web Beacons" as explained below.


We use "cookie"(information blocks) technology in our website. Cookies are data particles transferred by web site in order to be kept on computer of individual. When you open our website, we can insert "cookie" to your computer. Therefore, providing you to save your preferences during your visit, your online experience will be developed. Cookies don't collect any personal information about you, don't transfer any personal information for us to contact you, and at the same time don't transfer any information from your computer. We use cookies to determine the sections you mostly interested in and provide you much more section in our page you may interested in.

Temporary cookies are used with the purpose to determine how many times you visited our site and are deleted when you sign out from your web browser. Permanent cookies are saved to your computer through your web browser and used for notifying you whether you visited the site before when you log into page.

At the "help" section of toolbar taking place at most of web browsers, it is explained you how your web browser can be protected from cookies, how to provide your web browser to notify you when it faced with a new cookie or how to block all cookies. Please note that cookies provide you to benefit from the newest features of Doğuş Tea and Food Product Marketing Import Export Inc. web site, so you need to keep cookies open.

Web Beacons

Web Beacons is an internet tool helping you to understand whether any page has been visited. When you want us to send you information about a promotion, you can use web beacons in order to show us how many e-mail you read. Electronic images and advertisement titles, which are seen as a part of website in general, act as web beacon.

Third party ad networks, giving an advertisement to any website of Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. can use cookies and/or web beacons at their advertisements. Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. doesn't have any control on these cookies and/or web beacons of third parties. In addition, when Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. publishes advertisement on web sites of other companies, it can use cookies and/or web beacons. All information collected in this way is managed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Competitions, Wagers, Surveys and Researches

Sometimes there will be promotions on our site about campaigns we carry out. In some cases, you may be allowed to log in promotions electronically. In such case, we use information given by you with the aim of conducting promotion campaign (for example, in order to contact with you if you are the winner). After a reasonable period of time from the end of promotion, your personal information is deleted from our database if you don't let us to keep information and contact with you again.

Sometimes we want visitors, who visit our site, to fill out questionnaire about their attitudes and interests. Questionnaires help us to understand your needs. You can be sure that we don't keep any personal information about you on our databases at the end of questionnaire even if you joined one of these questionnaires.

How we use your personal information?

On this website, your personal information is used only for the specific purposes it was collected (For example it will be used to provide participation to a campaign and deliver awards to be won to their owners).

This information can be used to send information and/or offer about our products and/or services which we think may draw your attention. We can share or forward such information to other companies in the group of Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. and companies selected carefully by us which will want to send you information and/or offer about their products/ services. However, whenever you want; you can give up such communication (Refer to "contact us" section above).

If you have agreed to be contacted with you or included into our e-mail list by the time you registered, we may contact with you from time to time. For example, we can send you marketing and campaign materials; provide you our product or service you demanded through our web site, reply your comments or information requests.

Some personal information as your name, phone number can be requested from you at e-mail section of our site and use these information for the purpose for which they were collected.

We can use your personal information which you send us and we obtained during the use of the site in order to develop our marketing and promotion works, analyze use of web site statically, improve the content and features we provide and submit the content complying with your interests. This customized content may include recipes, ads, product information and campaigns. We can't collect personal information automatically, but combine non-personal information we obtained automatically (through cookies) with your personal information you transmitted us previously.

Sometimes we put in place third parties in order to process or analyze data we collected on our website including personal information. Moreover when you ordered any product or service from us, we can share your own personal information with suppliers or third parties with the aim of providing the delivery of said product or service.

Third Parties Providing Support Service to Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc.

We employ other companies and people performing various functions for our works on behalf of us. For example we work with agencies to manage consumer campaigns, analyze data, meet your orders and provide customer services. These agencies can reach your personal information while working on behalf of Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. But, they keep this information confidential and are prohibited from using them for other purposes.

Data Sharing and Transfer

We don't sell, transfer or disclose personal information we obtained through our website to third parties without your prior permission. There are three exceptions about this subject: We notify you that we can disclose your personal information (1) in cases when we believe in good faith it is required to prevent any crime or damage oriented to us or third parties, (2) to third parties providing us support services in order to let them use information within their campaigns and (3) if necessary due to laws, search warrant, notice of appearance or court order.

Sometimes we share general information about visitors(for example rate of female or male visitors in our site) with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and third parties with the aim of adjusting or developing content of our site and ads. In order to understand how users visit the site and what are the most popular features, we can extract data from web log files (related to your web browser, operating system, visited pages etc.).

Links to Other Sites

We can give links to other sites which are not operated by Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. Due to fact that different sites have different privacy policies, we recommend you to review their privacy and other policies when you visit any of these sites. Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. is not responsible of privacy and other policies of these sites.

Preferences and Control

You have full control over your personal information you informed through our site. For example, you can change your contact information or information in profile section by sending e-mail to the address mentioned below whenever you want. Moreover, if you care to, you can fully delete your registration. In such case, we will get action immediately in order to delete your personal information from our database. If you want to delete your registration, please send e-mail to the address given below. If you delete your registration, you agree that you renounce your participation right to campaigns and competitions.

Privacy Policy for Children

If you are under 18, please ask your parents whether it is appropriate and ask for permission before you share with us your name, address, e-mail address or any information about you through internet. Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. doesn't pursue a goal to collect personal information, which can be disclosed, from individuals under 18 without the permission of their parents.

On our website, we don't collect personal information related to children or teenagers under 18 except cases permitted by Turkish law. We can organize competitions and campaigns on some parts of our website. In such cases, participant children and teenagers under 18 are obliged to enter their names, ages and e-mail addresses together with names and e-mail addresses of their parents and give these information under their supervision. In case children, who participated in campaigns or competitions and told us their ages, win; we contact with their partner if they delivered their contact information to us in order to deliver gifts and get more personal information(with not children). Except the completion of campaign, we don't use the personal information of child or her/his parents for any other purpose (except companies providing support service mentioned above) and we don't share with third parties (if not clearly stated in the notice sent to parents). As a result of the campaign, if parents don't let us to keep these information in our records, we delete the personal information of the child and his/her parents from our database within a reasonable time following the end of the campaign. If children under 18 provide information to website without taking permission from their parents or guardians, Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. cannot be held responsible for it.

In addition, on this site, information provided by children are only used by organizations(for example ad agencies) providing service for internal goals as development of Doğuş Tea and Food Production Marketing Import Export Inc. and the site, execution of campaigns fluently with the aim of fulfilling their duties. For example, companies providing the development of campaign and companies managing activities as competition, lottery are the organizations giving service for such internal purposes. This personal information cannot be sold or transferred to third parties.

After the children and teenagers under 18 report their identities appropriately, their parents can access these personal information obtained from their children, request the deletion of information from our database and prohibit the collection and use of information related to their children if we still keep these information on our database. If you are a parent /guardian and want to use this right, please contact with our online team as mentioned below.

Updates Related to Privacy Policy

Sections of this privacy policy can be immediately changed, updated or cancelled by us without prior information at any time. In order to be aware of changes and updates on announcements, please check our website occasionally. At the first page of the announcement, announcement's date of entry into force will be indicated. Any changes cannot be put into force covering previous events and change the state about how to use previously used information.

Contact Us

If you have any question about our Privacy Policy or want to report any opinion, you can contact us from the address and phone number at "Contact Us" page or send e-mail to the e-mail address at "Contact Us" page. We would be pleased to reply your questions and learn your opinions.