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GSG Attorneys at Law Privacy Statement

This GSG Attorneys at Law Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement ") provides information about why and how personal data is processed by GSG Attorneys at Law, about the laws, policies and procedures observed during the processing activities, and about the rights of individuals on their personal data. This statement is valid for all personal data obtained, whether given by individuals themselves or by others to GSG Attorneys at Law.

Personal Data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person , and in this privacy statement, it refers to all kinds of information processed by GSG Attorneys at Law as data controller.

GSG Attorneys at Law processes personal data for the purposes included in this privacy statement. The purposes for data processing, the way of data collection, transfer, and the legal basis for data processing are also determined under this privacy statement. While collecting and processing personal data, GSG Attorneys at Law's policy is to be transparent about why and how it processes personal data.

GSG Attorneys at Law acts as a data controller under limited circumstances in relation to recruitment processes, provision of legal services without direct client interference, physical and electronic environment safety and sending of information messages.

In this regard, to the extent that GSG Attorneys at Law processes your Personal Data as a data controller, you may refer to this Privacy Statement for processing activities. Processing activities we carry out further to our clients’ instructions and/or requests fall outside the scope of this Privacy Statement. Legal obligations regarding such processing activities shall be fulfilled by the relevant clients that act as data controllers. 

Categories of personal data processed by GSG Attorneys at Law:

Identity

Contact

Location

Employment

Legal Transaction

Client Transaction

Physical Location Security

Transaction Security

Risk Management

Finance

Professional Experience

Visual or Audio Records

Association Membership

Health Information

Criminal Conviction Record and Safety Measures

Biometric Data

 

 

Conditions for processing personal data

Your personal data shall be processed in accordance with Article 20 of the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey and Article 4 of Law on the Protection of Personal Data (“LPPD”) for the following purposes by GSG Attorneys at Law: 

  • Conducting Business Continuity Activities
  • Execution of Logistics Activities
  • Execution of Finance and Accounting Affairs
  • Execution of Contract Processes
  • Conducting Activities in Compliance with Legislation
  • Conducting Strategic Planning Activities
  • Execution / Supervision of Business Activities
  • Ensuring Physical Location Security
  • Conducting Communication Activities
  • Execution of Information Security Processes
  • Organization and Event Management
  • Conducting Occupational Health / Safety Activities
  • Receiving and Evaluating Suggestions for the Improvement of Business Processes
  • Execution of Customer Relationship Management Processes
  • Following and Executing Legal Affairs
  • Execution of Goods / Service Sales Processes
  • Execution of Goods / Service Purchase Processes
  • Ensuring the Security of Data Controller Operations
  • Conducting Activities for Customer Satisfaction
  • Execution of Performance Evaluation Processes
  • Conducting Training Activities
  • Execution of Risk Management Processes
  • Providing information to the Authorized Court, Enforcement Office, institutions and/or organizations

Transfer of Personal Data

GSG Attorneys at Law transfers your Personal Data with the following categories of recipients:

Business Partners: GSG Attorneys at Law operates in cooperation with other law firms and business partners around the world. GSG Attorneys at Law may share personal data with its global business partners and other global law firms in order to provide its Clients with legal services and in order to administer its relationship with Clients or otherwise as necessary for the purposes described above, provided that Clients request GSG Attorneys at Law to do so or give consent for such transfer.

Suppliers and Services Providers: GSG Attorneys at Law transfers personal data with suppliers and service providers to enable such parties to perform functions on GSG Attorneys at Law’s behalf  in order to carry out the purposes identified above.  Limited to the aforementioned purposes, the sources of PwC entities are drawn to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the related services provided by GSG Attorneys at Law. Please refer to the link https://www.pwc.com.tr/tr/hakkimizda/site-bilgisi/harici-hizmet-saglayicisi.html for information on service providers that PwC entities benefit from.

Financial institutions: We share personal data with financial institutions in connection with invoicing and payments.

Buyer companies: If GSG Attorneys at Law is subject to transactions such as merger and acquisition, transfer of assets, transfer of services to another provider, or become insolvent, go bankrupt or become subject to liquidation procedures, to the extent permitted by law, we may share your Personal Data with a buyer or a prospective buyer company.

Mandatory disclosures and legal claims: We share personal data in order to comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process, to comply with a request from our regulators, governmental request or any other legally enforceable demand.  We shall also transfer your personal data to establish or protect our legal rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of GSG Attorneys at Law or others, or to defend against legal claims. We may share Personal Data with government officials and other persons if it is (i) necessary for the transfer or sale of a business or (ii) required by legal or administrative requirements or a court order.

Legal Reasons

Personal Data are collected by GSG Attorneys at Law on the basis of the ability of GSG Attorneys at Law to fulfill its obligations arising from contracts and laws accurately and for the purposes which is relating to the litigation process, legal consultancy services, preparation of the legal reports and proposals on the other legal services, conclusion and/or fulfillment of the consultancy/service agreements through the all kinds of channels in oral, written or electronic.

Personal Data collected for these legal reasons shall be processed and transferred by GSG Attorneys at Law in accordance with the basic principles stipulated by LPPD, Personal Data processing conditions and purposes specified in Article 5 and Article 6 of LPPD for the purposes specified herein.

Individuals’ Rights and How to Exercise Them

Individuals have certain rights related to their personal data based on the related legislation, and GSG Attorneys at Law, when it is the data controller, is responsible for fulfilling these rights. Requests concerning using the rights laid out below must be submitted in writing, or electronically using the Application Form at https://www.gsghukuk.com/tr/site-bilgisi/kisisel-verilerin-korunmasi-aydinlatma-metni/gsg-hukuk-kvk-politikasi-bilgi-formu.pdf or as defined in Electronic Signature Law No. 5070 with safe electronic signature or via the e-mail address communicated to the data controller by electronic signature or the related person and registered in the data controller’s system with info@gsghukuk.com under “Personal Data Information Request”.

As per Article 11 of the law, the related person has the right to be informed by applying to data controller,

to learn whether his/her personal data are processed or not,

to demand for information as to if his/her personal data have been processed,

to learn the purpose of the processing of his/her personal data and whether these personal

data are used in compliance with the purpose,

to know the third parties to whom his personal data are transferred in country or abroad,

to request the rectification of the incomplete or inaccurate data, if any,

to request the erasure or destruction of his/her personal data,

to request reporting of the operations carried out pursuant to third parties to whom his/her personal data have been transferred,

to object to the occurrence of a result against the person himself/herself by analyzing the data processed solely through automated systems,

to claim compensation for the damage arising from the unlawful processing of his/her personal data.

Complaints

You may communicate complaints about processing activities of GSG Attorneys at Law to info@gsghukuk.com. GSG Attorneys at Law will investigate and respond to all complaints received.

Use of “Cookie”

Cookie is the name given to the information that sent by an internet service provider to the computer of the user and information that is placed on such computer. The information placed on cookies may be used when the user return to the mentioned web site. Cookies may contain various information including registration times of the user to the said web site. We can follow how you use the web site during one session by using individual session cookies for each user. We can provide some special services by determining the browser which you use through cookies.

You can learn how you can refuse a cookie from your computer by using the ‘help’ function placed on most of the browsers and understand whether the cookie is sent or not, you may completely deactivate these cookies. However, this is to remind that in case you deactivate the cookies, you cannot use this web site completely.

Our Policy regarding “Cookies”

This web site uses “cookies” for several purposes including indicated below:

Access your significant information in order to personalized content after log on the web site;

Follow your choices you indicate while you use this web site such as date and number formats you prefer.

We value the privacy of information belonging to you. We implement below mentioned rules to protect the privacy and security of your confidential information at the highest possible level:  

This site does not provide “cookie” on your disk driver permanently. In case you close your scanner or leave the web site, “cookies” will be removed.

The information on all “cookies” sent from this web site to your computer is sent with passwords.

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