Privacy Statement

The Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation conforms to the principle of the confidentiality and protection of personal information. In this statement, the steps that we take to protect your personal information when you visit our websites are explained in detail. We explain the purposes for using your personal information that we collect and your choices that you make for allowing us to use them. The steps we take to protect your personal information and the ways how you revise and change your personal information are included in this statement. By accessing our websites, you accept the collection of such information and the methods of use explained in this privacy statement.

The information we obtain directly from you.

In general, you can visit the websites of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation without entering any personal information. In some pages, we may request you to provide personal information in order to offer a particular service or to carry out the operation you request. The personal information that we collect may include: Contact information such as your name, title, company/organization name, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers and mailing address; information about your company and your job definition; e-mail marketing preferences; financial information (including credit card or account information); your nationality and the residential country to decide your compliance with related exportation regulations for relaying technology-related information; information such as logon and technical information for customizing and simplifying your use of our website; questions about our products and services and your orders; information that will help us to determine products and services which are the most suitable for your requirements; event records and your general feedbacks about our products and services.

It is not obligatory to provide such personal information; however, if you do not provide them, we may not be able to provide the services or operations you request.

The information we obtain automatically.

The information about your visit to our websites are collected including the pages you view, transferred byte amount, links you click, materials you access, and other activities you carry out in the websites of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation. When you access our websites with your user ID, we may link such information to your ID in order to determine your possible interest in our products and services. Some standard information are also collected which are sent by your browser to all websites you visit, such as your IP address, browser type, abilities and languages, operation system, date and hour of access to the website, and from which website you visit our website. Such information are not associated with your ID.

Using the information.

Services and operations: Your personal information is used for offering services or carrying out operations such as informing about the products of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation, registering the products purchased, allocating product orders, putting the warranty-covered claims for damages in process, responding to the requests of customer services, and facilitating the use of our websites. In order to display more compatible behaviors in your relationships with Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation, the information we collect from our websites may be combined with the information we collect by other methods.

Developing websites: We may use your personal information in order to develop our websites and the products or services of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation or to facilitate the use of our websites by preventing you to enter the same information again or to customize the websites according to your private preferences and interests.

Communication: Provided that your approval is obtained, we may use your personal information collected through our websites to inform you about the products and services offered by Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation. When collecting information to contact you about our products and services, you will always have the option for not being contacted. Also, in each e-mail we send, there will be a link for unsubscription which enables to you stop receiving such e-mails.  If you select to unsubscribe, you will be removed from the list within 10 days.

Job Applications: For job applications or researches, you may be required to provide personal information such as a resume. Such information may be used by Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation and other affiliated organizations for recruitment purposes. Unless you request otherwise, such information is kept for further use.

Using cookies and web information collectors: Cookies are the small files recorded to your hard drive and the memory of your browser by the websites. These files may be used to store technical information which are useful in the interaction with our websites and the information provided such as how many times the website is visited, number of visitors, the analysis of the behaviors of the website visitors (including the impacts of online ads), and your preferences. Login cookies (the cookies deleted automatically when browser login is off) and other useful information for login management may be used for storing your user ID and profile elements, and facilitating your navigation in our websites (especially about your information searches and orders). You can accept or reject the cookies. Many Internet browsers automatically accept cookies; however, you can change this feature to reject cookies or to receive warning from the computer when cookies are added. If you choose to reject cookies, you may not benefit fully from the websites of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation and other sites that you visit. Our websites may include electronic images which are web information collectors also called as single-pixel gifs which help us to count how many users visit these pages. Such information collectors may also be used in our email messages or newsletters to detect if our messages are opened and any other activity is done.

Disclosing your personal information: Except the following conditions, your personal information that you provided to Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation via our websites will not be shared with anyone else other than Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation and its affiliated organizations without your permission.

Disclosure to service providers: Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation enters into agreement with other companies for services such as hosting websites, transferring data, carrying out operations and analyzing websites on behalf of the Foundation. Only the required portions of such personal information are provided to these companies for relevant services. These companies and their employees are forbidden to use your personal information for other purposes.

Disclosure to the distributors: In order to respond your request, we may share your personal information with the companies distributing our products. In such cases, only the required portions of your personal information are provided to such companies for relevant services, and these companies and their employees are forbidden to use your personal information for other purposes. In some cases, we may ask your permission to share your information with distributors for marketing purposes other than responding your requests. However, unless you clearly approve, your information is not shared for such marketing purposes.

Disclosure for operations: Regarding to some operations, either fully or partially, your personal information may be shared with financial companies, government organizations, transportation companies or postal services which are involved in the operation.

Disclosures for company acquisitions or sell-outs: For strategic or other commercial reasons, there may be conditions that Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation is involved in selling out, acquiring, merging or remodeling organizations in various countries. Such operations may require to share your personal information with possible or real buyers or to obtain from other dealers. In such cases, it is among the fundamental principles of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation to protect your information in an appropriate way.

Disclosures for other reasons: When necessitated by legal legislation or it is required to carry out legal proceedings to defend our rights and assets or to protect personal safety of anyone in emergency cases, personal information may be disclosed as a result of the goodwill to comply with legal requirements.


Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation conforms to the principle of the confidentiality and protection of personal information. We make use of various security technologies and methods in order to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, your personal information is stored in locations and computer systems with limited access. Once you log in or carry out a business transaction in one of our websites, security technologies, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which are considered as standards in this industry, are used to encode and convey the information belonging to you or your company over the Internet. It is your responsibility to ensure safety of your password in the websites you log in and not to disclose this information to other people. While browsing in a website you have logged in or while moving from a website that uses the log in mechanism to another, your identity is confirmed according to the encoded ID information located in your machine.

Reviewing your personal information.

In some cases, you may want to review and change your personal information through the related webpage in our website. Under all circumstances, you may fill in the Contact Us form any time to review and change your personal information and to ask Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation to cease using that information.  You may have to go through certain ID confirmation processes before we provide you with access to your personal information.  You can help us keep your information updated by notifying us of the changes in your e-mail address, residential address or phone number.

Allowing the international transfer of personal information.

Personal information gathered in our websites may be sent to other countries in which subsidiaries and branch companies or representatives of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation are located. Such information may be stored and processed in these locations. Although the laws concerning the protection of personal information in other countries are different than those in Turkey, all necessary precautions are taken in order to ensure the safety of you information. By using our website and sharing personal information, you agree that such information may be transferred abroad.

Information regarding children.

Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation does not deliberately obtain information from or about children. It does not take part in an activity in which websites try to get information about children.

Connections to other websites.

Our websites may contain connections to other websites, such as those of Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation distributers, its subsidiaries and branch companies, sales partners, public institutions and publications.  We also have connection to third party suppliers who provides, maintain and run online training programs. Although we make effort to establish connection only to the websites which respect to the confidentiality principles and implements high standards we also implement, we hereby declare that we are not responsible from the content, security and confidentiality practices of such other websites.

Implementing this privacy statement.

If you have any questions about this statement or processing your personal information, please Contact Us. We will make effort to respond your problem immediately and to provide a satisfactory solution.

Changes in this privacy statement.

Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation may update this privacy statement in required cases without compromising the principle of the security and protection of personal information. When updated, “the date of the last update” is also changed on the top and the bottom of the privacy statement. When collecting your personal information, your approval is requested with the option to agree or not for the updates on the issues which are not provided in this privacy statement or for the updates extending the disclosure or use of such personal information.