Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

The Policy of Cookie Usage

Trabzon Homes ® is a registered brand of TEKCE Overseas Gayrimenkul ® which is a leading overseas real estate company. trabzonhomes.com is owned by TEKCE Overseas Gayrimenkul A.Ş.

As trabzonhomes.com, we use cookies for enriching the experience of our users and presenting them with a better service. Our visitors can block the Cookie Usage by blocking them under the browser settings and deleting the data from the previous session. But blocking Cookie Usage can affect the experiences of the visitors to our website.

The visitors who do not block the Cookie Usage of trabzonhomes.com are assumed as accepted the Cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files with a modest amount of data. These files are installed on your device (or your web host) while browsing a website, mobile page, or installing a mobile application via your browser or application by the related website.

There are 6 Different Types of Cookies We Use for a Better Service

1. Session Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that exist only in the temporary memory of the device or browser. These cookies are activated when the visitor navigates the website, mobile page, or application.

The main objective of the Session Cookies is ensuring the related functions of the website, mobile page, and the application are working perfectly while remembering the preferences of the visitors.

When you add a property to your “My Favourite Properties” list, the data is saved by these Session Cookies. In this way, the properties that are added to your list are not removed when you browse the other pages.

2. Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies are the cookies that are kept and saved for remembering the preferences of the visitors until they are removed by the user. They ensure the privatization of the user’s next experience by remembering the movements of the users on the website and mobile page.

Once you check the “Remember me” option while logging in to your registered account to trabzonhomes.com, you will not need to enter your e-mail and password again. This convenience is provided by the Persistent Cookies.

3. Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies monitor the performances of the website, mobile page, or application. These cookies do not collect any private data from the visitor. It only collects the error messages and it is used for making the website, mobile page, and application faultless.

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4. Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies are used with the aim of remembering the user preferences of the mobile/ website or application. The preferences for notifications are remembered thanks to Functionality Cookies, and the chosen preference by the visitor is applied without checking it again.

5. Google Analytics and Marketing Cookies

We use Google Analytics as described in “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.” You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on here. We also employ IP address masking, a technique used to truncate IP addresses collected by Google Analytics and store them in an abbreviated form to prevent them from being traced back to individual users. Portions of our website may also use Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including DoubleClick or Dynamic Remarketing which provide interest-based ads based on your visit to this or other websites. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt-out of interest-based ads. We also use Adobe Marketing Cloud as described here. You can opt-out of the use of this information as described below.

6. Social Media Cookies

Our sites include social media features, such as LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, and Twitter "share" buttons. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These services will also authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form or provide feedback. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the company providing them.

How Does the Cookie Usage Help?

Our aim to use cookies as trabzonhomes.com is to improve the experience they live on our website, mobile page, and application by making the portal more personalized. The Cookie Usage provides us enough data to remember the preferences of our visitors. These data are used for maintaining functionality, providing the visitors a personalized range of portfolios, hot offers, evaluate the easiness and properness of the usage of our website. In addition to that, the cookies are used for providing you related advertorials on the websites.

The Security of the Data of Our Visitors

At trabzonhomes.com, we save and keep the data of our visitors extremely safe within the frame of permissions of the users and legal regulations. We only connect our visitors for sharing the properties and news that are absolutely useful for them. The contact information such as e-mails and telephone numbers of our visitors is not and will not be shared with any other third-party companies. The security and the secrecy of our visitors are in the assurance of our terms of usage.

The Management of the Cookie Usage

The visitors can limit the sharing of information by navigating the browser settings. In this case, the website, mobile page, or application may not perform in its full capacity. The visitors who limit the Cookie Usage are assumed as accepted the performance problems in relation to the cookies.

Cookies Used on the Platform

Session Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that exist only in the temporary memory of the device or browser. These cookies are activated when the visitor navigates the website, mobile page, or application.

The main objective of the Session Cookies is ensuring the related functions of the website, mobile page, and the application are working perfectly while remembering the preferences of the visitors.

When you add a property to your “My Favourite Properties” list, the data is saved by these Session Cookies. In this way, the properties that are added to your list are not removed when you browse the other pages.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies are the cookies that are kept and saved for remembering the preferences of the visitors until they are removed by the user. They ensure the privatization of the user’s next experience by remembering the movements of the users on the website and mobile page.

Once you check the “Remember me” option while logging in to your registered account to trabzonhomes.com, you will not need to enter your e-mail and password again. This convenience is provided by the Persistent Cookies.

Categories of Cookies Used on the Platform

Technical CookiesThe technical Cookies we use on our site are strictly linked to the performance of the site itself. These cookies detect the pages and fields of the platform that are not working.
Flash Cookies

A Flash cookie, also known as a Local Shared Object or LSO, is a text file that is sent by a Web server to a client when the browser requests content supported by Adobe Flash, a popular browser plug-in.

Flash cookies are commonly used in website advertisements and videos.

Customization CookiesThese cookies allow the user to specify or customize some features of the general options of the website. For example, set the language, locale, or browser type.
Analytical CookiesAnalytical cookies allow us to recognize and to count the number of visitors to our website, to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it, and to record which content viewers view and are interested in.

This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages and advertisements are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website.

Description and Duration of Cookies Used on the Platform

Analytical Cookies
AdvertisementIt is used to show behavioral and target-oriented ads to visitors.
The duration is 540 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update. It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Market AnalysisIt is used to conduct a market analysis.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Campaign / PromotionalIt is used to calculate the customer recycles and the effectiveness of campaigns.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
FacebookThese kinds of cookies provide monitoring of Facebook members (or non-members) for the purpose of market analysis and product development.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Google AnalyticsThese cookies enable the presentation and use of the platform to be improved by collecting all statistical data. By collecting demographics statistics, Google analyzes user's information, and it helps us better understand users.
Trabzon Homes uses Google Analytics cookies on the platform. These cookies and the collected data is transferred to Google servers in the US and maintained in accordance with Google's Data Protection principles. You can click here to learn more about Google's principles of analytical data processing activities and the protection of personal data.
The duration is 2 years from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
Source WebsiteThe source website is used to better understand the preferences of users and to provide relevant content.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Last visit and movementThese cookies are used to make updates related to what has changed since the last visit to the platform and to better understand the preferences of the users.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Technical Cookies
SessionSession cookies are used to provide continuity of the session.
The duration is 90 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Load BalancingLoad balancing cookies are used to reduce the server load by distributing the load.
The duration is 30 minutes from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.
Authentication Cookies
User IDAuthentication cookies are used only for users to see their own information.
The duration is 360 days from the initial setup of the cookies or the last update.
It is possible to accept or decline via browser settings.

Can the Use of Cookies be Blocked by Data Owners?

You can personalize your cookie preferences by changing your browser's settings.
Adobe Analyticshttp://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/opt-out.html
AOLhttps://help.aol.com/articles/restore-security-settings-and-enable-cookie-settings-on-browser
Google Adwordshttps://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en
Google Analyticshttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Google Chromehttp://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Internet Explorerhttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefoxhttp://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
Operahttp://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Safarihttps://support.apple.com/kb/ph19214?locale=tr_TR

* This document has been updated on April 28, 2021.