The Consultant Cookie Notice

General Information on the Notice

As The Consultant Danışmanlık Anonim Şirketi (“The Consultant” or “We”), we benefit from certain technologies such as cookies, pixels, gifs, etc. (“cookies”) in order to improve your experience during your visits to our online channels. The use of such technologies is carried out in accordance with the applicable legislation, in particular the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 (the “Law”).

This Notice informs you about the processing of your personal data which are obtained during our operation of “” website (the “Site”) and mobile application, through the use of cookies by the Site users/members/visitors (“Data Subject”). We would like to herein describe which types of cookies are used on our Site, and for which purposes and how you may control such cookies.

As The Consultant, we may decide not to use cookies which are currently used on our Site, change the types or functions thereof, or add new cookies to our Site. Accordingly, we hereby reserve the right to amend the terms of this notice at any time. Any and all kinds of amendments made on the current notice will become effective upon publication on any public channel. Please see the last update date on top of this notice.

For further information on the purposes for processing by the Company of your personal data, please refer to the The Consultant’s Data Privacy Statement on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data which can be found at our Privacy Policy page

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files set up in your computer by a web server, via your browser. Web sites use cookies to recognize you when a connection is established between your browser and the server. Cookies are designed to make a web site more convenient to use for its visitors.

For which Purposes Cookies are Used?

At The Consultant, we use cookies on our Site and mobile applications for various purposes, and we process personal data through such cookies, in particular, for the following purposes:

  • Performing basic functions necessary for the operation of the Site. For instance, members who are logged in do not have to enter their passwords again when visiting different pages on the Site or visitors who are asking subscription to our newsletters.
  • Analyzing the Site and improving the performance of the Site. For instance, the integration of the different servers on which the Site operates, determination of the number of visitors of the Site and carrying out of performance settings accordingly or facilitation of the location by the visitors of what they are looking for.
  • Increasing the functionality of the Site and providing ease of use. For instance, posting on third-party social media over the Site, remembering the user name data or search queries of the visitors of the Sites on their subsequent visits.
  • Performing personalization, targeting and advertising. For instance, showing advertisements about visitor’s interests on pages and products which they have previously viewed.

What is the Method of and Legal Basis for Collection of Personal Data?

Your personal data are acquired through cookies when you visit our Site or use our application. In accordance with the purposes laid down in this notice and the The Consultant’s Data Privacy Statement on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, your personal data may be processed, without your consent, if any of the following conditions for legal data processing under article 5(2) of the PDP Law are present: (i) data processing is required for the legitimate interests of our Corporation; (ii) data processing is required for the fulfillment by our Corporation of its legal obligations; and (iii) data processing is directly related to the conclusion or performance of a contract. Otherwise, your personal data will be processed only with your explicit consent.

To Whom and for Which Purposes do We Transfer Personal Data?

As The Consultant, we may transfer your personal data subject to the notice, with third persons, our affiliates, business partners and group companies which benefit from our Company’s services, as limited to the achievement of the purposes set forth in the The Consultant’s Data Privacy Statement on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, and which are mentioned above, and in accordance with the legislation. Please note that the parties to which data are transferred may store your personal data over the servers located anywhere in the world.

Which Cookies do We Use?

The different types of cookies which are used by our Site are listed below. Our Site uses both first-party cookies (which are placed by the site visited) and third-party cookies (which are placed by servers, other than the site visited). In mobile application, Google and Criteo SDK (Software Development Kit) are used instead of cookies.

How can I Control the Use of Cookies?

When you visit our Site, a banner which informs you about the use of cookies will appear, and by clicking “I accept all cookies” button, you agree to all cookies on our website. By clicking on “Change Settings” button, you can determine the types of cookies, depending on your preference. You can withdraw your consent or change cookie settings at any time.

Depending on the type of your internet browser, you can learn about cookies, exercise your right to allow or reject cookies, by following the steps below:

  • Google Chrome: You can allow or block cookies from the “Cookie” tab by clicking on the “lock mark” or letter “i” in the “address section” of your browser.
  • Internet Explorer: You can click on the “Tools” Section at the top right corner of your browser and click on the “Security” tab and manage your cookies by “allowing” or “disallowing” them.
  • Mozilla Firefox: You can click on the “open menu” tab at the top right corner of your browser and click on the “Options” image and manage your cookies by using the “Privacy and Security” button.
  • For other browsers (such as opera, Microsoft edge, etc.), you can review the help or support pages of the relevant browsers.
  • Safari: You can select the “safari” tab from the Settings” section, and manage your cookies from the “Privacy and Security” Section.
  • In addition to the options above, you can also visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org in order to learn about all cookies and to manage cookies, or you can use the “Privacy Badger” application (
  • For the management of the cookies or SDK (Software Development Kit) in mobile applications, you can follow the instructions under the Privacy or Settings Section of your device, or you can download the Lumen Privacy Monitor ( to your phone and use it.

What are Your Rights as a Data Subject?

Pursuant to article 11 of the PDP Law and as noted in The Consultant’s Data Privacy Statement on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, the data subject is entitled to:

  • Learn whether personal data are processed;
  • Request further information if personal data have been processed;
  • Learn the purpose for the processing of personal data and whether such data are used in compliance with such purpose;
  • Learn the third-party recipients to whom personal data are transferred in Türkiye or abroad;
  • Request the rectification of personal data which have been processed incompletely or inaccurately, and request such process to be notified to third persons to whom personal data have been transferred;
  • Request the erasure or destruction of personal data in cases where the reasons necessitating their processing cease to exist, despite being processed in accordance with the provisions of the PDP Law and other applicable laws, and request such process to be notified to third persons to whom personal data have been transferred;
  • Object to any unfavorable consequence if such arises by means of the analysis of the data processed, exclusively through automatic means;
  • Claim compensation for damages which are incurred due to personal data being unlawfully processed.

You may contact us at [email protected] to be able to exercise your aforelisted rights, and to communicate the relevant requests. After filling in the application form, you may communicate it to our party with one of the methods specified therein. We will reply to your party within the shortest time possible depending on the nature of your application and within thirty days at the latest. In principle, replies are provided to the applications made by the data subjects on a free of charge basis; however, we hereby reserve our right to charge the fee in the tariff to be determined by the Personal Data Protection Board if the request results in additional costs.

The Data Subject undertakes that the information subject to this Notice are complete, accurate and up-to-date, and that (s)he will immediately update such information in case of any change therein. The Company will not be held responsible if the Data Subject fails to provide up-to-date information.

As the data subject, you accept that you may not fully benefit from the functioning of the Site or the application if you make a request which will prevent the Company from using any personal data, and declare that any and all liabilities which may arise therefrom will belong to you.

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As our founder – Elshad Rustamov says, we are not an ordinary consultancy company.
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