Which Cookies Are Used for What Purposes?

In General

As GENEL TRANSPORT FORWARDING & TRADE CO. LTD, we use cookies for various purposes on our website and process your personal data through these cookies. These purposes are mainly:

  • To perform the basic functions necessary for the operation of the website. For example, the logged-in members do not need to re-enter passwords when visiting different pages on the website.
  • To analyse and to increase the performance of the website. For example, the integration of different servers on which the website works, to determine the number of website visitors and to adjust its performance accordingly, or to make it easier for visitors to find what they are looking for.
  • To increase the functionality of the website with adequate ease of use. For example, by sharing information on third-party social media channels through the website, without repeating the username information or search queries when visitors revisit the website.
  • To perform personalization, targeting and advertising activities. For example, by displaying advertisements related to the interests of the visitors based on viewed pages and products.

In accordance with Articles 5 and 8 of the KVKK Law and/or in case of exceptions in the relevant legislation, your personal data will be processed upon receiving your consent, otherwise it may be processed without your consent for the above purposes, when necessary, in accordance with the legislation.

As GENEL TRANSPORT FORWARDING & TRADE CO. LTD, within the scope of the disclosure statement and limited to the realization of the above-mentioned purposes and in accordance with the legislation, we may share your personal data with third parties, our subsidiaries, business partners and companies within our group. We would like to indicate that the parties to whom the data is transferred may store your personal data on their servers all over the world.

Cookies Used on Our Website and Application
Here below you will find the different types of cookies we use on our website and its application. Both first-party cookies (sent by the website you visit) and third-party cookies (sent by servers other than the website you visit) are used on our website and its application.

Necessary Cookies
The use of certain cookies is essential for our website and its application to function properly, allowing for the correct functioning of our site and its application. For example, authentication cookies, which are activated when you log on to our website, ensure that your active session continues when you switch from one page to another within our website.

Functionality and Preference Cookies
These cookies allow the services offered on our website to be personalized for you, by remembering your preferences and the choices you make on the website and its application. For example, it allows us to remember your language selection or the font size you have chosen while reading a text on our website.

Social Media Cookies
These cookies collect information about your social media usage. For example, cookies can be used with regard to the information of your Facebook/Twitter accounts in order to create personalized ads or conduct market research.

Performance and Analytics Cookies
Through these cookies, we can improve our services provided to you by our website with regard to the application access and performance analysis. For example, through these cookies, we can track the pages our visitors view the most, we can also check that our site works properly and detect possible problems.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies
We use cookies to promote products and services targeted to your preferences on our website or in other media. In addition, we may cooperate with some of our business partners to provide you with ads and promote these within or outside of our website. For example, cookies can be used to track whether you clicked on an ad you saw on our site, and if you used the targeted service advertised on the site after you have clicked on it.

How Can I Control Cookies’ Usage?
Our visitors’ and users’ preferences about cookies or similar technologies are essential for us. On the other hand, using the cookies that are mandatory for the platform to operate is unavoidable. In addition, we would like to remind you that if some of the cookies are turned off, the corresponding platform functions may not work, in part or entirely.

The information on how you can manage your cookies’ preferences is as follows:

  • Visitors can customize their cookies’ preferences by changing the browser settings in which they view the platform. If this is possible on the browser in use, the cookies’ preferences can bechanged through the browser’s settings. In this way, although differences may exist between browsers, according to the possibilities offered, data owners can prevent the use of cookies, choose to receive a warning before the use of cookies, disable or delete only some cookies at their own choice. Although the preferences on this vary according to the browser used, it is possible to read a general explanation at the following address Cookies’ preferences may need to be set separately on each device from which the visitor accesses the platform.

Click to turn off cookies managed by Google Analytics.

Click to manage the personalized advertising experience provided by Google.

Preferences for cookies used by many companies for advertising activities can be managed through Your Online Choices.

Mobile devices’ settings’ menu can be used to manage cookies on mobile devices.

You can customize your cookies preferences by changing the settings of your browser, as follows:

Adobe Analytics
Google Adwords
Google Analytics
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox