PRIVACY NOTICE

Publication Date: 16.02.2022

Who We Are

The BiP Meet Application (“Application”) is provided by BiP İletişim Teknolojileri ve Dijital Servisler A.Ş. (hereinafter to be referred to as “BiP”, “we”, “us”, “our”). 

BiP is committed to protect and respect your Personal Data in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation, including the provisions of the Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data, General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data and other applicable laws (hereinafter referred to as the “Data Protection Legislation”).

This Privacy Notice(“Notice”) sets out how we collect, use and share information that identifies or make specifiable your (“(you”, “your” or user”) identity (“Personal Data”). You may also contact your local data protection authority. For the interpretation of undefined terms stated in this Notice, we refer to the definitions as used in the internal BiP terms of use of BiP (“Terms of Use”). For more information about cookies please also read our cookie policy. 

In What Way are Your Personal Data Collected?

BiP collects your Personal Data from you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us or through the Application. This include information you provide when you register to use the Application, create an account, complete a form, correspond with us, purchase products through the Application or respond to surveys or promotions.

In addition to this, we also collect Personal Data indirectly from you such as the device you connect to the Application with, information about how you use the Application or information about you gained from third parties such as our service providers. 

In the following sections, you may find detailed information on which data are collected for which purposes.

Which Personal Data are Collected?

We describe the categories of Personal Data we have collected in more detail below:

Purposes for Processing Personal Data

Your Personal Data is processed by  BiP for the purposes described below:

BiP may anonymize and aggregate any of the data which has been collected (so that it does not directly or indirectly identifies or specifies the users).  BiP may use anonymized data for purposes that include testing its IT systems, research, data analysis, improving the Application, developing new products, direct or indirect marketing, advertisement, profiling and features.


What is The Legal Basis for Processing the Personal Data?

BiP is obligated to process the Personal Data in accordance with the above-mentioned purposes and in compliance with the applicable Data Protection Legislation. The Personal Data processed by  BiP may be required for registering the use of the Application, creating an account, , completing a form, corresponding with BiP, purchasing products through the Application or responding to surveys or promotions, for which the user has given its consent. 

Where the user has given consent as the legal basis for the processing of Personal Data, the user always has the right to withdraw consent at any time. 

Personal Data may be collected wholly or partially via automatic or non-automatic methods, processed and transferred for the purposes contained in this Notice based on legal grounds indicated in Articles 5 and 6 of Law on the Protection of Personal Data and listed hereunder and also Article 6 of GDPR (or other Applicable Data Protection Legislation) via vendors, call centers, web sites, application, messages and any kind of written, oral and electronic mediums. 

Purpose Limitation

The Personal Data may only be processed to the extent necessary for the purposes described above. Personal Data may not be processed for other purposes other than that for which the Personal Data were collected. If there is a necessity or need to process Personal Data for other purposes, BiP shall investigate whether the purposes of the intended data processing are compatible with the original purposes. BiP shall provide the user prior to that further processing with information on that other purpose. BiP shall minimize data processing as is reasonable and appropriate to do so.

Where are Personal Data Being Stored and Processed?

BiP servers are located in Turkey, all data is stored for use in Turkey.

Within the scope of cooperation of operators abroad, in line with the use of BiP in their own countries, data related to users of these countries can be transferred to the relevant operator and stored on that operator’s servers. BiP takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Data is treated securely and in compliance with this Notice and the Data Protection Legislation. The transfer of Personal Data take place only in compliance with the applicable Data Protection Legislation, and where appropriate safeguards are in place that ensure the level of protection of parties as required by the applicable laws.

 

With Whom are Personal Data Shared?

BiP may share the Personal Data it has obtained with the following parties:

BiP may provide third parties with aggregate statistical data and analyses about users of the Application. BiP declares that no one can be identified from the data shared like this as long as it has not been disclosed by BiP .

Please be noted that the content of communications between users are not monitored.

Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data

Application users are entitled to exercise the following rights pursuant to Article 11 of Law on the Protection of Personal Data, may be entitled to exercise the following rights:

In addition to the rights stated above, depending on their location, the Application users may also have the right to:

In order to exert any of your rights stated above in relation to your Personal Data or exert your right of data portability (if applicable), please contact us using the contact details set out in the “Contact Us” section below. In order to help you find the data you would like to use your abovementioned rights, please provide as much information as you can about the data you would like to use your rights. Information provided shall be free of charge, unless the request is clearly unfounded or disproportionate, in which case a reasonable fee may be requested, or the request may be refused. Users also have the right to lodge a complaint with a local supervisory authority. 

Alternatively, you can forward your questions and requests regarding your Personal Data via one of the following methods:

Retention Period of Personal Data

BiP shall retain Personal Data during the period necessary for the purpose(s) for which it has been collected and/or is being processed for up to 2 (two) years unless a longer retention period is established by applicable laws. This includes the retention of Personal Data during a limited period determined as per the relevant legislation in case any dispute might arise from the Terms of Use. BiP will securely delete Personal Data and ensure all recipients of Personal Data comply with the same obligation as soon as Personal Data is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was processed unless BiP is required to retain Personal Data for a longer period by law.

Measures for Data Security

BiP takes the security of your Personal Data seriously and it has appropriate technical and organizational measures in place in order to prevent unauthorized access and unlawful processing of Personal Data. Your Personal Data is protected by our strong security features, which we strictly enforce and periodically review.

BiP shall not disclose any Personal Data of users to any third party in defiance of this Notice and/or applicable Data Protection Legislation. BiP shall only use Personal Data for secondary processing insofar such processing is compatible and lawful. In case Personal Data of the users are shared with outsource service providers in accordance with the provisions of this Notice, BiP shall take necessary measures so that such third-party providers shall provide at least a similar level of security for the personal data.

However, BiP does not bear any responsibilities for third party applications to which a link is provided via the Application and for transactions conducted with other users, to the extent these applications are not under the control of BiP.

Automated Decision Making We do not use Personal Data to make automated decisions about users.

Use of the Services

If you want to delete your account, you can deliver your request over “Delete My Account” button under Settings/Account Information Tab inside the application.

Changes to this Notice

BiP shall update and change the provisions of this Notice, e.g. in case of any change/update in the Data Protection Legislation, in which case the updated Notice will be brought under your attention by publishing it via the Application. Updates and changes in the Notice made by BiP shall be effective as of the date of its publication on the Application. 

Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Notice can be addressed via “Contact us” section at www.bipmeet.com or in writing to the below e-mail or postal addresses: 

Data Protection Officer
dpo@bip.com 

Aydınevler Mahallesi İnnü Caddesi No:20/36 Küçükyalı Ofispark Maltepe/ İstanbul Turkey