General Disclosure Text About Protection and Processing of Personal Data


Akademi Tourism and Organization Trade Inc. (“Akademi Tourism and Organization Trade” or “Forte Tourism”) shows maximum sensitivity to the security of your personal data. Therefore, we attach great importance to processing and storing personal data belonging to real persons who interact with the Company in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law numbered 6698 (“Law”), secondary regulations (regulations, communiques, etc.) put into effect in accordance with the Law and decisions taken and to be taken by the Personal Data Protection Board, which are binding. As a "Data Controller" in the sense defined in the Law with full awareness of this responsibility, we process your personal data within the framework and limits prescribed by the legislation and in the manner explained below.

1. Information about the Data Controller

Akademi Tourism and Organization Trade Inc. with the tax identification number 8360054079 registered with the Istanbul Trade Registry Directorates and located at Reşitpaşa Mah. Postayolu Cad. No:5 Sarıyer/İstanbul 34467 is the Data Controller in accordance with the Law.

2. Purposes of Processing Personal Data

Your personal data is processed by the Company within the framework of the limits stipulated in the Law for the purpose of carrying out the Company's commercial activities in compliance with the legislation and Company policies, performing necessary studies by the Company's business units and executing activities in this direction, determining, planning, and implementing the Company's short, medium and long-term commercial policies, designing and executing the Company's human resources activities, fulfilling the obligations arising from relevant legislation, managing customer relations and corporate communication processes, and ensuring the commercial and legal security of real and legal persons with whom the Company has business relations, in a manner that is lawful, compliant with honesty rules, and always relevant, limited, and proportionate to these purposes.

3. Transfer of Personal Data

In order to achieve the above-mentioned purposes and to ensure the uninterrupted conduct of the Company's commercial operations and business processes, your personal data is transferred, in compliance with the conditions specified in Articles 8 and 9 of the Law, to competent public authorities authorized by law, judicial and administrative authorities, private legal entities and real persons permitted by other legislation, audit institutions authorized to audit the Company, payment institutions contracted to fulfill payment and financial obligations, business partners receiving services or collaborating in order to carry out and develop the activities of the Company, and the Company's suppliers when necessary, taking the necessary and sufficient data security measures specified in the Law.

4. Collection Method and Legal Reason of Personal Data

Your personal data is collected by the Company's authorized units and employees through automated and non-automated methods, in verbal, written or electronic form. In this context, personal data in the categories of identity, communication, location, property, legal transactions, customer transactions, physical location security, transaction security, risk management, finance, professional experience, marketing, visual and audio recordings, criminal convictions and security measures and health information are processed on the basis of legal reasons specified in Articles 5/2/a-c-d-e-f of the Law, such as being explicitly stipulated in laws, being mandatory for the processing of personal data of the parties to a contract due to the establishment or performance of a contract, being mandatory for the data controller to fulfill its legal obligation, being publicly disclosed by the data subject himself/herself, being mandatory for the establishment, exercise or protection of a right, and being mandatory for the legitimate interests of the Company, provided that it does not harm the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject.

Health information, which falls under the category of personal data of a special nature, is processed on the basis of legal reasons, such as the obligation to keep confidentiality in accordance with Article 6/3 of the Law for the protection of public health, preventive medicine, diagnosis, treatment and care services, planning and management of health services and financing.

Learning whether your personal data is being processed or not,

Requesting information if your personal data has been processed,

Learning the purpose of processing your personal data and whether it is being used appropriately,

Knowing the third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred, whether in Turkey or abroad,

Requesting the correction of your personal data if it is incomplete or inaccurate,

Requesting the deletion or destruction of your personal data within the framework of the conditions stipulated in Article 7 of the Law,

Requesting the notification of the processes carried out under Article 11(d) and (e) to the third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred,

Objecting to a result that has emerged against you by exclusively analyzing your processed data through automated systems,

If you suffer any damages due to the unlawful processing of your personal data, requesting the compensation of damages,

You can request to exercise your rights. You can send your requests related to your rights and the implementation of the Law to the address "Akademi Turizm ve Organizasyon Ticaret A.Ş." Sarıyer/Istanbul by filling out the application form that you can obtain from our company or from the address, signing it with a wet signature through a notary public, by registered mail with return receipt, or in person, or by signing the application form you have filled out electronically with your mobile signature or secure electronic signature and sending it to the email address using your KEP address or the e-mail address already registered in the Company's data registry. If a written response is to be given to such requests, "Akademi Turizm ve Organizasyon Ticaret A.Ş." will respond without charge for up to ten pages; for each page over ten, it will charge a processing fee of one Turkish lira. If the response is to be provided on a recording medium such as a CD or flash drive, the cost of the recording medium requested by the Company shall not exceed the cost of the recording medium.

In the application containing your explanations regarding the right you possess as the data subject and which you will use to exercise the rights mentioned above; it will be obligatory to present your special power of attorney, certified by a notary public, if you are acting on behalf of someone else or if the matter you are requesting is related to you and if the matter you requested is clear and understandable. In your applications, it is mandatory to have the following elements according to the "Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Applications to the Data Controller": name-surname, signature, T.C. identification number, residential or workplace address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers, and subject matter of the request. Applications that do not include these elements will be rejected by Akademi Turizm ve Organizasyon Ticaret A.Ş..

Akademi Turizm ve Organizasyon Ticaret A.Ş. reserves the right to make changes to this information text due to reasons arising from the Law, secondary regulations, and decisions of the Board. Changes to the information text will be effective immediately upon notification to you of the current text. In connection with this information text, you can access the personal data processing activities in the Data Controllers Registry Information System (VERBIS) and the details of personal data processing inventory of Akademi Turizm ve Organizasyon Ticaret A.Ş. by clicking on this link. Please contact us if you have any further questions.