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Data protection information

Information on data processing

1. Name and contact details of the data controller and the company data protection officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by
Controller: Polater Hukuk Bürosu (Polater Law Firm), MTC Plaza Emek Mah. Bişkek Cad. No:125-127/16 Çankaya / Ankara- Turkey, Email: Phone: 00905541944532 

The company data protection officer of Polater Hukuk Bürosu (Polater Law Firm) can be contacted at the above address,

2. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature, purpose and use thereof

When you instruct us, we collect the following information

Title, first name, surname,
a valid e-mail address,
telephone number (landline and/or mobile)
Information that is necessary for the assertion and defence of your rights within the scope of the mandate
This data is collected
to be able to identify you as our client;
to be able to provide you with appropriate legal advice and representation
for correspondence with you;
for invoicing purposes;
to process any existing liability claims and to assert any claims against you;

The data processing is carried out at your request and is required in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR (or according to the Turkish Data Protection Act (tDSG) Art. 5) for the purposes mentioned for the appropriate processing of the mandate and for the mutual fulfilment of obligations arising from the mandate agreement.

The personal data collected by us for the mandate will be stored until the expiry of the statutory retention obligation for lawyers and then deleted, unless we are obliged to do so pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR (or tDSG Art. 5) due to tax and commercial law storage and documentation obligations (from HGB, StGB or AO) or you have consented to storage beyond this in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO (or tDSG Art. 5).

3. Transfer of data to third parties
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

Insofar as this is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR (or tDSG Art. 5) for the processing of client relationships with you, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. This includes in particular the disclosure to opposing parties and their representatives (in particular their lawyers) as well as courts and other public authorities for the purpose of correspondence and for the assertion and defence of your rights. The data passed on may be used by the third party exclusively for the stated purposes.

The attorney-client privilege remains unaffected. Insofar as data is concerned that is subject to attorney-client privilege, it will only be passed on to third parties in consultation with you.

4. Rights of data subjects
You have the right:
in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 5 and 6) to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future;


to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 11). In particular, you can request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on its details;
in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 11), to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us


to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR (or Art. 11 tDSG), unless the processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims


in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 11), to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 11);


to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request the transmission to another controller in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 11) and


in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR (or tDSG Art. 13,14,15) to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at the registered office of our law firm.

5. Right to object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR (or tDSG Art. 5), you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right to object, simply send an email to

6. Visiting our website




Each time you visit our website, your browser automatically sends information to our website server. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file of our web server host ( Ltd., -


The following data is collected without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted


-the IP address of the visitor anonymised or shortened so that it cannot be traced


- time of access with indication of the time zone


- the HTTP status code with which the server responded


- the size of the server response in bytes


- the domain accessed by the visitor


- the user agent of the visitor


- Information about the browser type


In addition to statistical purposes, the above data is processed for the following purposes:


- Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,


- Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,


- analysing system security and stability and

- for other administrative purposes.


The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is, among other things, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR (or tDSG Art. 5). Our legitimate interest in data collection arises from the above-mentioned purposes.

This data is not stored for any other purpose. It is not possible to draw conclusions about specific persons or visitors. No personalised analysis or profiling takes place.

7. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser when you visit a website. This identifies the browser used and can be recognised by our web server. If this use of cookies results in the processing of personal data, this is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 letter f) GDPR. This processing serves our legitimate interest in making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. We use so-called "session cookies", which are deleted when the browser session ends. Other cookies ("persistent cookies") are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser. You can object to the use of cookies through your browser settings in principle or for specific cases. Further information on this can be found at the Federal Office for Information Security.

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