1- Introduction

This text has been prepared by LOCKTON OMNI INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE BROKERAGE SERVICES LIMITED COMPANY (the"Company") as the data controller, within the scope of the Communiqueon Principles and Procedures for Fulfilling the Obligation to Inform and the10th article of the Law on Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 (the"Law"), (Levent Mh. Cömert Sk. Yapı Kredi Plaza Sitesi B Bl. N:1b/33Beşiktaş/Istanbul).


The purpose of this Cookie Policy is to provide you with information regarding the processing of personal data obtained automatically through the use of cookies on your device while using our website, including the purposes and types of cookies used, the legal basis, and your rights.


Only first-party session and persistent cookies are used on our website for the sole purpose as necessary of providing the service.

2- What is a Cookie and Why is it Used?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device (e.g., computer or mobile phone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be stored on your device through your browser during your first visit to a website. When you revisit the same site with the same device, your browser checks if there is a cookie associated with the site. If there is a record, it transmits the data in the record to the website you are visiting. In this way, this allows the website to recognise that you have visited it before and determines the content to be provided accordingly.


Some cookies enable the website to remember your preferences from previous visits, providing a much more user-friendly and personalised experience during subsequent visits. In addition, although the links of third parties on the website are subject to the privacy policies of these third parties, the responsibility for privacy practices does not belong to the company and in this context, it is recommended to read the privacy policy of the site when the site within the scope of the relevant link is visited.

3- Types of Cookies

Types of cookies based on their duration: Session cookies are used to ensure the continuity of a session and are deleted when the user closes the browser. Persistent cookies are not deleted when the internet browser is closed, and they are automatically deleted on a specific date or after a certain period. In this regard, our website uses session and persistent cookies based on their usage periods.


First-party and third-party cookies: First-party cookies are placed directly by the website visited by the user, i.e. the address shown in the address bar of the browser. Third party cookies, placed by a different domain other than the address visited by the user. In this regard, only first-party cookies are used on our website.


Types of cookies based on their purposes: Cookies can be used for essential, functional, performance-analytical, or advertising/marketing purposes.


EssentialCookies (Necessary Cookies):These cookies are necessary for the functioning of the website. These cookies are used compulsorily in order to fulfil an information society service (such as log-in, form filling, remembering privacy preferences) requested by the user.

FunctionalCookies: These cookies used for personalisation and remembering preferences used on the website or applications (including applications on desktop, mobile or IOT devices). These cookies are used to provide functionality other than essential cookies. Performance-Analytical Cookies: These cookies that allow statistical measurement in order to analyse the behaviour of users on websites. Advertising/Marketing Cookies:Advertising and marketing cookies are used to track users' online movements and determine their areas of personal interest to display targeted ads to users in the online environment.


In this regard, only essential cookies, functional cookies, performance-analytical cookies necessary for providing the information society services requested by you are used on our website.


In this context,

1. OptanonConsent, a first-party strictly necessary cookie (valid for one year), This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.

2. _ga_[uniquesession ID] - a first-party performance cookie (valid for one year, one month) This cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state.

3. _ga - a first-party performance cookie (valid for one year, one month) -This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

4. OptanonAlertBoxClosed- a first-party strictly necessary cookie (valid for one year), his cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.

Your personal data is processed by associating it with your IP information. Your personal data is not transferred to other data controllers.

4- Legal Basis

In the processing of personal data through the cookies in question, in accordance with subparagraph (f) of the second paragraph of Article 5 of the Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698, the processing condition is based on the processing condition that "data processing is mandatory for the legitimate interests of the data controller, provided that it does not harm the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject".

5- How to Contact the Data Controller?

You can submit your requests, within the scope of Article 11 of Law No. 6698 "regulating the rights of the data subject" in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures andPrinciples of Application to the Data Controller "Levent Mh. Cömert Sk.Yapı Kredi Plaza Site B Bl. N:1b/33 Beşiktaş/İstanbul" by hand with a wet signed petition or by sending it to e-mail address via the e-mail address registered and approved by us. Our Company may request additional information from the applicant to determine whether the applicant is the personal data owner or not, and may ask questions to the personal data owner about the application in order to clarify the issues specified in the application. Duly submitted requests to our Company will be finalised free of charge within thirty days at the latest. However, if the finalisation of such requests requires an additional cost, our Company may charge the applicant the fee in the tariff determined by the Personal Data Protection Board.

Revision Date: 12.09.2023

Publication Date: 07.10.2020