Cookie Policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how BiP uses them.

What are cookies?

BiP uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on the browser, computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application. There are different kinds of cookies considering their purposes and lifespan. Two broad categories of cookies used by BiP are functional and analytical cookies.Cookies are used to store information about your visit to the website in order to improve the user experience. For example, if you use the same device and browser as before, cookies remember your preferences and settings. The content is loaded more quickly and the content is optimized.

There are different types of cookies used for Bip.com:

  • Analytical/Performance Cookies: Cookies that help improve our website. Such cookies collect information about visitors’ use of the site, are used to check whether the site is working properly and to detect any errors.
  • Functional Cookies Cookies that allow users who visit our website to remember their preferences. For example, it allows the visitor’s choice of language or text font size to be remembered.
Who places cookies?

Some cookies come directly from our website while others are placed by third parties.

When you first visit our website, the cookies will be downloaded by your internet browser. The next time you visit our website by using the same device, the cookies and the information it contains will either be sent back to the website where it was created (“First Party Cookies”) or forwarded to another website (“Third Party Cookies”). The website recognizes that it has already been opened with the specific browser and can adjust the content.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies because they ensure that certain parts of the website work properly. By the use of cookies user preferences remain known, our website users are recognized and statistical information is collected.

What types of cookies do we use?

To place certain cookies, you need to give your consent. Consent is not required for technically necessary cookies. You are allowed to withdraw your consent to non-essential cookies at any time. Please see the further explanation on cookie preferences under “How can you control or delete cookies?”.

The types of cookies used on our website fall into the following categories:

Functional and analytical cookies

Functional and analytical cookies are used to collect statistics from the users. Functional cookies ensure that the website adapts to the internet connection that is being used. These cookies guarantee that data transmission is secure. Analytical cookies allow us to recognize, count the number of visitors and provide anonymous data about how our visitors use our website. An overview of our functional and analytical cookies is provided in https://bip.com/en/cookie-policy/#annex-1

The personal data we process

Cookies may involve the collection of personal data. Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual as further defined by applicable law.

Which rules apply to the personal data?

If personal data is being processed by BiP, our Privacy Notice is applicable. You can find our Privacy Notice here https://bip.com/en/cookie-policy

How long will the information be retained?

Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. We use two different types of cookies in terms of duration. Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device until thespecific retention period for the specific cookie ends. Please find the specific retention periods per cookie in the overview in https://bip.com/en/privacy-policy/#annex-1. Any personal data capatured by cookies shall be retained in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

How can you control or delete cookies?

You can withdraw your consent to cookies which are not strictly necessary by changing your browser settings. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times. Each browser provides instructions on how to this. If you block cookies on our website, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions will not work in the best way.

Updates to this policy

BiP reserves the right to make changes to this cookie policy. Changes to the policy will be published on the website. Old versions of the policy will remain available. We recommend you to re-visit this policy regularly to stay informed about updates to the policy.

Questions and requests

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, or our privacy policy in general, please contact us via e-mail at “info@bip.com” or via phone at “+90 212 313 10 00”.

Upon written request, you have the right to access your personal data, to have it corrected or deleted or you can exercise your other rights as mentioned in the Personal Data Protection Law numbered 6698 and General Data Protection Regulation. You can send your request via e-mail to “info@bip.com”. You can send your request via post to “Aydınevler Mahallesi İsmet İnönü Cad. Küçükyalı Ofis Park B Blok Apt. No:20 Maltepe/İstanbul”.

Annex-1

Name: _gid

Purpose: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. We use this service on our website to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify users as an individual.

Retention period: 24 hours

Ownership: 3rd party /Google

Name: _ga

Purpose: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. We use this service on our website to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify users as an individual.

Retention period: 2 years

Ownership: 3rd party /Google

Name: _gat_gtag_UA_57598401_10

Purpose: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. We use this service on our website to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify users as an individual.

Retention period: 60 seconds

Ownership: 3rd party /Google

Name: pll_language

Purpose: We use this only to remember browser language of users.

Retention period: One year

Ownership: Bip.com