"Aggregated Information" is defined as information regarding all our users whether specific groups or categories of users that we put together so that an individual user is no longer identified or referenced.
"Data controller" Is defined as Macrob2b, which is responsible for how personal information is used and processed.
Personal Information" and "Personal data" is defined as information associated with a living individual whose identity can be verified, either from that information or that information related to other information which is likely to be possessed by Data Controller.
What data do we collect?
We collect the personal information Such as your name, mobile data, email address, IP address and information about the webpages that you access.
When Certain features of the platform are used, especially, our mobile application, different types of information about your location, including general information (e.g. IP address, zip code) may be received, stored and processed as well as more specific information (e.g., GPS-based functionality on mobile devices used to access the platform or specific features of the platform). When the platform is accessed through a mobile device and you do not want b your device to provide us with location-tracking information, you are advised to disable the GPS or other location- tracking features on your device, considering the fact that your device permits you to do this. For further details, check out your device manufacturer’s instructions for more details.
Log data which is information that is automatically recorded by our servers whenever you access or use the platform may also be received, stored and processed, irrespective of whether you are registered with Macrob2b or logged in to your Macrob2b account ,such as your IP address, the date and time you access or use the Platform, the hardware and software you are using, referring and exit pages and URLs, the number of clicks, pages viewed and the order of those pages, and the amount of time spent on particular pages.
Cookies and other tracking technologies
Other technologies with similar function to cookies may also be used by this Platform, such as web beacons and tracking URLs to gain Log Data about users. Web beacons and tracking URLs in our messages to you may also be used to find out whether you have opened a certain message or accessed a certain link.)
Third-party social plugins
Social plugins that are provided and operated by third-party companies may be used by our Platform, for example, Facebook's Like Button. Consequently, the information that you are viewing on a certain part of our Platform may be sent to the third-party company. The third party may not know your identity if you do not log in with your account. If you are logged into your account with the third-party company then information about your visit to our platform may be sent to the third party. By the same token, the third party may record your interactions with the social plugin.)
* Regarding children and minors
(Personal Information from Users under the age of 13 ("Child" or "Children") is not intentionally collected through us. Whenever this may be the case, the account will be deleted by Macrob2b. If parents or guardians suspect that we might have purposely collected their Child’s Personal Information, they should promptly contact us for the deletion of the information at [email protected].)
(This is how we receive,store and process information that you volunteer to us when you access our platform and services. Below are some such cases:
(fill out any form on the Platform, such as when you register or update the details of your user account, or when you provide ID verification information;)
(access or use the Platform, for instance,when you search for or post Connections, make or accept requests, pay for Connections, request or pay for any relevant services that may be available, post comments or reviews, or communicate with other users;)
(link your account on a third-party site (e.g. Google, Linkedin, Facebook) to your Macrob2b account, in which case we will gain the Personal Information that you have provided to the third-party site, to the extent allowed by your settings with the third-party site and authorized by you; and communicate with Macrob2b.)
(If you enquire that we import your contacts, we will collect, but not store, the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from. This information will only be used for the purpose of importing your contacts.)
(the general purposes of using, storing and processing Information about you are the following:
(to operate, protect, improve and optimize the Platform ,Macrob2b business, and our users' experience
in case of performing analytics, conducting research, personalizing or otherwise customizing your experience plus advertising and marketing;)
(to maintain a secure environment on the Platform and Services, such as fraud detection and prevention, conducting investigations and risk assessments, verifying the address of your listings, verifying any identifications provided by you, and conducting checks against databases such as public government databases;)
(to be able to sustain the capacity to send you service, support and administrative messages, reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and the information requested by you;)
(on the basis of your consent, to send you marketing and promotional messages and other information that may be of interest to you, including information about Macrob2b or general promotions for partner campaigns and services. if you intend to unsubscribe or opt out from receiving these communications in your settings (in the "Account" section) when you log in to your Macrob2b account; )
to administer referral programs, rewards, surveys, sweepstakes, contests, or other promotional activities or events sponsored or managed by Macrob2b or our business partners; and to pursue and comply with our legal obligations, resolve any disputes that we may have with any of our users, and enforce our agreements with third parties
When processing your payment, we may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies in order to prevent fraudulent purchases.
information about products and services of ours that we think you might like may be sent to you. If you do not want to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You reserve the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you don’t wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.
Business transfers by Macrob2b
When using the Platform, your data may be sent to Turkey and possibly other countries. But your information will not be sold or rented to third parties.
Here is how your personal information may be disclosed:
We may display Parts of your public profile page that contain some Personal Information in other parts of the Platform to other users for marketing purposes or to the extent necessary to process the features of the Platform.
Your profile may become visible to our local agents or other users upon submitting a Request for Quotation or inquiry. Further, if you get registered to the Platform or submit any type of request through the Platform, our local agents may contact you by phone or via email directly.
When you contribute in any way to the platform, for instance adding comments or reviews, contributing to Market Intelligence, a part of your Personal Information may be displayed on the Platform. And we may include this Personal Information in search engines, in which case the part you contributed will be indexed by search engines and may be published as search results.
Parts of the Platform on sites operated by Macrob2b’s business partners and affiliates may be distributed for display, using technologies such as HTML widgets. If and when your data is displayed on a partner’s site, we may also display information from your public profile.
In any case ,we will never share your billing and payout information with another user of our Platform.
Your account may be linked on a third party social networking site to your Macrob2b account. Person's contacts on these third-party sites are referred as "Friends". When this linkage is created:
We may publish some of the information you provide to us from the linking of your accounts on your Macrob2b account profile;
We may be display your activities on the Platform to your Friends on the Platform and/or that third party site;
other Macrob2b users may be able to see any common Friends that you may have with them, or that you are a Friend of their Friend if applicable
other Macrob2b users may be able to see any schools, hometowns or other groups you have in common with them as listed on your linked social networking site(s); and We may store, process and transmit the information you provide to us from the linking of your accounts for fraud prevention and risk assessment purposes.
The publication and display of information that you provide to Macrob2b through this linkage are subject to your settings and authorizations on the Platform and the third party site.
Third-party companies and individuals may also be engaged to provide services to us, including but not limited to technology services and services to help verify your identification, to conduct checks against databases such as public government databases (where legally allowed), to otherwise assist us with fraud prevention and risk assessment, to assist us with customer service, and to facilitate the payments or reimbursements you request (such as Concur and American Express). Personal Information about you may be provided to these third parties , or give them access to this Personal Information, for the limited purpose of allowing them to provide these services.Macrob2b will ensure that such third parties have contractual obligations to protect this Personal Information and to not use it for unrelated purposes.
providing notice is prohibited by the legal process itself, by court order we receive, or by applicable law; or based on information supplied by law enforcement, we, in our sole discretion, believe: (a) that providing notice could create a risk of injury or death to an individual or group of individuals, (b) that the case involves potential harm to minors, or (c) that harm or fraud could be directed to macrob2b, its Members, the Platform, or Services.
Aggregated Information and non-Personal Information may also be published , disclosed and used for industry and market stories, demographic profiling, marketing and advertising, and other business purposes.
We may, either directly or through third party companies and individuals we engage to provide services to us, review, scan, or analyze your communications with other users exchanged via the Platform for fraud prevention, risk assessment, regulatory compliance, investigation, product development, research and customer support purposes. For example, as part of our fraud prevention efforts, the Platform may scan and analyze messages to mask contact information and references to other websites.
This helps to prevent fraudulent actors from asking Clients to send them money outside of the Platform, such as by bank transfer or other money transfer methods. We may also scan, review or analyze messages for research and product development purposes to help make search, booking and user communications more efficient and effective, as well as to debug, improve and expand product offerings.
We will not review, scan, or analyze your communications for sending third party marketing messages to you. We will also not sell these reviews or analysis of communications to third parties. We will also use automated methods to carry out these reviews or analysis where reasonably possible. However, from time to time we may have to manually review some communications. By using the Platform, you consent that macrob2b, in its sole discretion, may, either directly or through third party companies and individuals we engage to provide services to us, review, scan, analyze, and store your communications, whether done manually or through automated means.
SECURITY OF YOUR DATA
Administrative, technical, and physical security measures are continuously being implemented and updated to help protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access, destruction or alteration. However, no method of transmission over the internet, and no method of storing electronic information can be 100% secure. So, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your transmissions to us and of your Personal Information that we store.
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
We would like to ensure that you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- You may request in writing copies of your Personal Information held by us. A copy of the Personal Information held by us will be provided to you as soon as practicable and in any event not more than 40 days after receiving a valid request in writing. We may charge you a small fee for this service
- Every effort is made to keep your information accurate, complete and up to date. If your Personal Information that we hold is inaccurate, please let us know and we will make the necessary amendments, erase or block the relevant information and notify you within 40 days of your valid request that the relevant action has been taken.
- You may cancel your macrob2b account entirely, by logging in to your account. Please note that any reviews, forum postings and similar materials posted by you may continue to be publicly available on the Platform in association with your first name, even after your macrob2b account is canceled. You may also request the erasure of your Personal Data if you believe we are otherwise in breach of relevant data protection legislation. All requests should be addressed to [email protected]
- You reserve the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Data, under certain circumstances.
- You reserve the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data, under certain circumstances.
- You reserve the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain circumstances.
- You may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in your macrob2b account. If you would like to correct your information you can do so by logging in to your account.
The accuracy of your information is crucial to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change your email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at [email protected] or by writing to Mecidiyekoy, Mecidiyekoy Yolu Cd. No:9, 34387 Sisli/Istanbul Alternatively, you can telephone +90 5350384909
HOW TO CONTACT US
A cookie is a mini-file placed on the site of the visitor of a site to facilitate the communication between the computer of the visitor (whatever the type used - computer, smartphone, console or video games connected to the Internet, ...) and the site’s server. In this limited sense, the cookie fulfills the role of a simple witness to the transaction by storing certain information.
WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY DO WE USE IT?
Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Platform.
Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognize and count the number of users and to see how users move around our Platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Platform work, for example, by ensuring that Users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our Platform. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
USES FOR THIRD PARTY COOKIES
In addition, Facebook places a cookie via the Platform that allows Facebook to obtain aggregated, non-Personal Information to optimize their services. For example, if a user clicks on an advertisement for the macrob2b mobile app on Facebook and subsequently installs the app, this cookie will inform Facebook that a user (who is not personally identified) has installed the app after clicking on the advertisement. This cookie may also inform Facebook that a user is using the app, without identifying the specific actions taken by the user in the app.
While you may disable the usage of cookies through your browser settings, we do not change our practices in response to a "Do Not Track" signal in the HTTP header from your browser or mobile application. We track your activities if you click on advertisements for macrob2b services on third-party platforms such as search engines and social networks and may use analytics to track what you do in response to those advertisements.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may modify your browser setting to decline cookies by visiting the Help portion of your browser’s toolbar. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in, customize, or use some of the interactive features of the Platform. Flash cookies operate differently than browser cookies, and cookie management tools available in a web browser will not remove flash cookies. To learn more about how to manage flash cookies, you can visit the Adobe website (http://www.adobe.com/) and make changes at the Global Privacy Settings Panel (http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager02.html). However, if you select such settings certain parts of our site may not work or may not work as well.
We reserve the right to modify or update this Cookies Policy to take account of best practice at any time. We will notify You of any changes by updating the date that appears at the top of the Cookies Policy. We encourage You to review the current policy from time to time.
If you have any questions please contact at [email protected] or Mecidiyekoy, Mecidiyekoy Yolu Cd. No:9, 34387 Sisli/Istanbul You can also address your inquiry to our Information Technology (IT) department which is responsible for cookies. You can contact them at the following email address: [email protected]