This Privacy Statement (“Statement”) describes the personal data that Sestek collects, how we use it, and when we share it, as we interact with you, deliver our products and services, and conduct our business operations. This Statement applies to Sestek Ses ve Iletisim Bilgisayar Teknolojileri San. ve Tic. A.S., its affiliates, and any wholly-owned subsidiaries worldwide referred to in this Statement as “Sestek.” When we refer to Sestek products, we mean all Sestek products and services.
Hereby with this statement, as a data controller SESTEK will be fulfilled its obligation to data subjects regarding their right to be informed under Article 10 of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698 regarding personal data, Law on Regulation of Publications on The Internet, and Combating Crimes Committed By Means of Such Publication No. 5651 and Law on The Regulation Of Electronic Commerce No. 6563. This Statement contains references to other key SESTEK policies and processes relevant to data protection, including information security policies.
What personal information do we collect from the people?
We collect your personal information in order to provide and continually improve our products and services.
Here are the types of personal information we collect:
Through our Products, we may collect personal data directly in the following situations:
How do we use your information?
It is important to mention that during your engagements with SESTEK’s products, the data that you have shared with us to provide the best service for speech and artificial intelligence technologies under the article 5 and 6 of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698.
How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all personal information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. We provide the website’s security by monitoring and updating continuously and protect with an anti-virus program.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
When We Share Personal Data?
It may be transferred within the framework of the personal data processing conditions and purposes specified in Articles 8 and 9 of Turkish Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698. In this context, your personal data are stored by using Cloud Information Technologies.
Our carefully selected partners and service providers may process personal information about you on our behalf as described below:
Digital Marketing Service Providers
We periodically appoint digital marketing agents to conduct marketing activity on our behalf, which may result in the compliant processing of personal information. Our appointed data processors include:
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
In accordance with Article 11 of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698, as a data controller we guarantee that every user is entitled to the following data protection rights:
The Right to Information: You have the right to request information on your personal data processed by SESTEK. This Privacy Statement shall serve this purpose. In case you have any remaining questions, you may send an e-mail to the contact indicated at the end of this statement.
The Right to Access: You may demand access to the personal data processed SESTEK. We will provide the required data to you via e-mail.
The Right to Rectification: You may demand from SESTEK the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
The Right to Erasure: You may demand from SESTEK erasure of your personal data. SESTEK is going to comply with your request unless legal requirements oppose deletion, or we have to process the data in order to fulfill our contractual obligations. In that case, we will contact you and provide alternative solutions to your request (e.g. anonymization of your data).
The Right to Data Portability: At your request, SESTEK will provide you with your data in a suitable format, and (if technically possible) we will transmit your data to another responsible controller upon your request.
The Right to Object and to Restrict: Furthermore, you may demand from us to end the processing of your personal data at any given time or to restrict your consent to the processing activities.
You can also exercise the rights listed above, or write to us with any complaints, at any time by contacting us, specifying the nature of your request by filling the “Personal Data Owner Application Form”, sending an email to email@example.com. Your application will be responded to under the provisions of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698 and in order to confirm your application, SESTEK may request further information for authentication purposes.
Sestek never sells or transfers your data to third parties for the third party’s marketing purposes. You can object to receiving further marketing from Sestek at any time without detriment. You can change your preferences to opt-out of marketing communications at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please follow the opt-out instructions in the relevant communication. If you opt-out, we will retain your email address to confirm that we do not send you further communications.
How to contact us
Sestek Ses ve Iletisim Bilgisayar Teknolojileri San. ve Tic. A.S.
Address: Vadistanbul Bulvar Ayazaga Mah. Cendere Cad. 109B 1B Ofis Blok No:4 Sariyer / Istanbul / Turkey
Telephone: +90 212 2862545
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time by publishing an updated version on Sestek’s Sites. Each updated version will include the date the statement was last updated. Please review the latest version of this Privacy Statement periodically to keep current with Sestek’s use of personal data.
Updated: November 17th, 2020.
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