At Farplas A.Ş. (Farplas), we use cookies and some other similar technologies, products (to be collectively referred to as “Cookie(s)”) in order to enable you to make use of our website and mobile application in the most efficient manner, and to improve your user experience.  

This Cookie Policy provides explanations about Cookies to be used if you visit the website (to be referred to as the “Website”) or use the Farplas application (to be referred to as the “Mobile Application”) which you will download to your mobile device. 

If you wish to opt-out of the use of Cookies, you may delete or disable the Cookies. However, we would like to remind you that this may affect your use of the Website.  

The privacy policy on the personal data which we, as Farplas, process in our capacity as a data controller pursuant to the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (the “Data Protection Law”) is accessible via the Website ( ) or the Mobile Application.  

1. What are Cookies and Other Similar Technologies? 

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer or mobile device via your browser when you visit a website. Cookies allow a website to work more efficiently, as well as provide personalized pages to provide a more convenient and faster visit experience for your personal needs. Cookies only contain information about your visit history on the internet, and do not collect any information about the files stored on your computer or mobile device. 

Except this, there are some technologies, which are provided below, that are used for purposes similar to the Cookies (“Cookies Similar Technologies”): 

  • Web beacons/pixel tags (transparent graphic images which are placed on a website or which indicate that a page is displayed) 
  • Mobile device identifiers (storage of information on the use of a mobile device, on 3rd-party environments through IDFA, advertising ID etc.)
  • Segmentation/Reporting Products (programs/products which work through certain ready-made codes that are added to the Website or mobile device by various methods and which report/interpret/store the movement of the users on the Website or mobile device, through these codes) 

The expression “Cookie(s)” used herein will be used in a manner to cover Cookies Similar Technologies as well. 

You can share posts on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, through the Website/Mobile Application. Since the contents and scope of the data which are gathered by such social networks are determined by the social networks concerned, Farplas does not have any authority over such networks. Accordingly, you may check the data protection policies of the relevant social network, in terms of the processing of your data which are collected through such social networks and adjust your settings.    

2. Types of Cookies and Purposes for Use 

2.1. Cookies in terms of Period of Use: 

  • Transient/Session Cookies: Session cookies are temporary cookies which are used during the visit of the visitors, and which expire after the closing of the browser. The primary objective in the use of such cookies is the ensure the proper operation of the Website during your visit. For instance, owing to these cookies, it is possible for you to fill in online forms consisting of more than one page.
  • Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies are types of cookies which are used to increase the functionality of the Website, and to provide a faster and better service. These types of cookies are used to remember the preferences of the visitors, and are stored on the visitors’ devices, and persist until a certain date or deleted by the user. Persistent cookies are used for processes such as offering a customized experience, which is compatible with your settings. Cookies Similar Technologies also fall within this scope.  

2.2. Cookies in terms of source: 

  • First-party cookies: First-party cookies are set on the devices of the visitors directly by the Website visited. First-party cookies are defined by the Website which you visit and can only be read by such Website. 
  • Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are defined by other organizations which are used for various services. For instance, cookies are defined on our behalf by the external data analytics services which we use, and by the suppliers that provide this service, in order to report what is popular and what is not. 

2.3. Cookies in terms of their Use: 

  • Strictly Necessary/Essential Cookies: Essential cookies are cookies that are necessary to allow you to browse our Website, for our Website to function properly, and for you to make use of its features and services which are offered. Such cookies are used for purposes such as security and verification, and are not used for any marketing purpose or do not identify you. An example of such cookies would be remembering the previous actions when returning to a page within the same session. Disabling such cookies may prevent you from using all or some of the services and features. 
  • Functionality Cookies: Functionality cookies allow you to remember your past choices on our Website for a more personalized online experience (your username, region in which you are located, or your language). The information which these cookies collect may include personally identifiable information such as your username. Disabling the use of such type of cookies may result in a feature which is specific to you and may prevent it from remembering your preferences. 
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies are used to help us understand how our visitors interact with our Website, by collecting information such as how you use our Website which pages you visit, and which links you click. These cookies do not identify you. All data are collected and combined anonymously. By accepting these cookies, you help us improve our Website as well as to develop the way which our Website functions. 
  • Marketing Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver contents and campaigns which are relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to offer targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. These cookies may be used to promote special products to you, to display personalized advertisements, and to measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. 

You can disable the use of Functional, Performance and Marketing Cookies, as explained in this Cookie Policy. 

3. What Happens if Cookies are not Accepted? 

If you decide not to accept cookies, certain features of this Website may not be displayed or function properly. This, in turn, will restrict what you can do on our Website, and may have an impact on design and user experience.  

Examples of features that may be affected: 

  • Personalized experience of the Website
  • Watching videos 
  • Liking or sharing on social networks of a page on the Website
  • Proper display of embedded content

4. How do you disable the use of Cookies? 

The use of cookies enables the Website or Mobile Application to provide a better service; yet, you can disable the use of cookies if you wish. However, please note that in such case, the Website or Mobile Application may not function properly, and you may not be able to use all features. In order to disable the use of cookies, you need to change the settings of your internet browser. Such changes may vary depending on the device or internet browser which you use. Information on the steps to be followed in order to disable the use of cookies over different internet browsers are provided below:  

  • Internet Explorer 
  • Turn the desktop on and tap or click on the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar. 
  • Tap or click on the Tools button or Internet Options. 
  • Tap or click on the Privacy tab, then move the sliver up under the “Settings” to block all cookies and tap or click on the “OK” button.  
  • Google Chrome
  • Open Chrome on your computer. 
  • Click on the “Other Settings” at the top right. 
  • Click on “Advanced” at the bottom. 
  • Click on “Privacy and security” under “Content Settings”. 
  • Click on Cookies. 
  • Search for the name of the Website under “All cookies and Website data” 
  • Click on the “Remove” icon on the right of the Website. 
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox Menu button and select “Options”. 
  • Select the “Privacy and Security” panel and proceed to the “History” section. 
  • Change the Firefox setting to “Use custom settings for history”.
  • Click on “Show cookies” button. The cookies window will appear. 
  • In the Search: field, type the name of the Website, the cookies of which you want to remove. The cookies that match your search will be displayed. 
  • Select the cookie(s) which you want to remove and click on the “Delete selected items” button. 
  • Close the Cookies window by clicking on the Exit” button. Then close the “about: preferences” page. 
  • Safari
  • Select Safari > Preferences.
  • Click on the “Privacy” item. 
  • Click on “Website Data”. 
  • Select one or more websites, and then click on “Delete” or “Delete all”. 
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Click on section with the ellipsis mark on the upper-right corner of your Microsoft Edge browser, and scroll to the “Settings” section. 
  • After selecting “Choose What to Clear” on the new window, select the cookies that you want to remove, on the new window. 
  • There are several sections here. You can start the removal process by choosing whichever you wish. 

5. Cookies Used and Purposes for Use 

Cookie UsedCompany NameClick for further informationRetention Period (Day)
Session Farplas Session
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Cookie ConsentCookiebot
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LanguageFarplas Session
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_gaGoogle analytics
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_gaGoogle Analytics
_gatGoogle Analytics
_gidGoogle Analytics
collectGoogle Analytics 365 1 Persistent 365
Firebase SDKGoogle Firebase
Cookie UsedCompany NameClick for further informationRetention Period (Day)