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Privacy and Data Security Policy

Privacy and Data Security Policy within the scope of the Personal Data Protection Law

The Turkish Red Crescent Society requests certain personal information from you so as to provide its services more healthily and fairly; reach donors, volunteers as well as those in need when necessary, and healthily evaluate the requests of those in need.
The Turkish Red Crescent Society reserves its rights to collect, process and share with related 3rd persons and institutions personal data on its own and/or in conjunction with other data, provided to itself and considered personal data under the Law on Protection of Personal Data.
Unless otherwise stated in written form, the person accepts that his/her personal data can be collected, processed and s/he can be reached by any communication means, and that the current application shall continue unless s/he notifies his/her data sharing preferences in written form.
Furthermore; within the scope of Personal Data Protection Law (“Law”) No. 6698 which came into effect after publication in the Official Gazette dated 07.04.2016, our Society holds the title of “Data Supervisor” and performs necessary compliance studies to fulfill obligations as required by this title.
In this regard, your personal data shall be protected by the Turkish Red Crescent Society within the framework of abovementioned Law and will be processed pursuant to the confirmation received from yourself. We would like to note that your Personal Data may be used by ourselves with the aim of contacting you for promotive and informative reasons, collecting and compiling statistical data and developing charitable activities.
In this context, you may use the rights listed below at any given time by appealing to our Society, as the Data Supervisor, within the scope of article 11. Accordingly; our donors, whose personal data is being processed, have the right to
-  Learn whether their personal data is being processed,
-  Request information on personal data being processed, if such exists,
-  Learn why their personal data is being processed and whether such data is being used fittingly,
-  Know the third persons to whom their personal data has been transferred, request the correction of errors in their personal data and that such corrections be asked of third persons if data has been transferred,
- Request that personal data be deleted, destroyed or be anonymized if the reasons requiring them to be processed cease to exist and that such a request be conveyed to third persons if data has been transferred,
-  Object if a negative outcome has arisen with regard to processed data,
-  Claim damages within the framework of legislations if damage occurs due to processing of data in defiance of the Law.
Payment Security
The Turkish Red Crescent does not keep record of or store personal data subject to the donation such as Credit Card, ATM Card or BKM Express Account information (i.e. Credit Card Number). The Turkish Red Crescent ensures the security of donation payments through SSL-based 128-bit encryption.