This website is run by Shamil Education and Culture Foundation under the domain name samilvakfi.org.tr (“Website”).

This Cookie Policy aims to inform the users of the Website regarding the types of cookies used by the Website and their purposes, the settings and management of cookies, and modifying the cookie preferences, within the scope of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 (“Law”).

The Foundation may stop using cookies, change their types or functions, or add new cookies. Therefore, this Cookie Policy will be updated from time to time, as required, and the most up-to-date version of the Policy shall be published at samilvakfi.org.tr/en/cookie-policy to be available to you at all times.

  1. What types of cookies are used on the Website, and what are they used for?

Cookies are small text files stored in internet browsers by websites. We use both session cookies (which only last until you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which last for a more extended, specified period) on our Website. We use the following types of cookies:

Required/Mandatory Cookies

These types of cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Website, and they ensure that you can use all the features that the Website offers. Some parts of the Website might not work if required cookies are blocked. These cookies are used to fill out a form and remember the previous action when you return to a page during the same session. They do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These types of cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, the duration of their visit, or any error messages they receive to improve the site. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies allow personalizing the Website based on user preferences. These cookies enable data such as user name, language preferences, and region to be remembered on your subsequent visits. Not allowing the use of these cookies might lead to the failure of certain features and prevent them from remembering your preferences. They do not store any personally identifiable information.

Advertising/Marketing Cookies

These cookies are used to provide content/products suitable for the users’ interests. They can be used to personalize the ads and content presented on the site, limit the frequency of displaying the same ad on the Website, and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. The data about the Website visits is shared with advertisers.

Our Website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.

  1. For what purposes are the third-party cookies used?

This Website also allows third-party cookies. When you visit a page that contains relevant content, you can see cookies from these websites. When you click one of these buttons, a cookie may be installed by the service you choose to share the content with. These third-party cookies are not under our control. For more information on their use, please visit the relevant third party’s Website. This Website uses Google Analytics cookies. The data collected by these cookies will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA in accordance with their privacy practices. For more information about Google’s privacy practices and how they apply to Google Analytics, please visit:

  • Google Analytics – Privacy Overview: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
  • Google Analytics – Opting Out https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
  1. How can I control the use of cookies?

You can view the Website without allowing all cookies. Internet browsers let you enable cookies at any time. You can always stop using cookies through your browser settings. Please use your browser’s help function to learn how to change your cookie management settings. However, please remember that when you stop using cookies or change the cookie settings, some of the Website’s functions may not work properly.

  1. What are your rights as a data owner?

To use your rights specified in Article 11 of the Law, you can send your request, including the information necessary to identify you and the details of the right you want to exercise as specified in Article 11 of the Law, directly to us or through a notary public or any other method defined in the Law.