Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Özyeğin University Clarification Text on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data (For Visitors)

Özyeğin University Clarification Text on the Protection and Processing of Personal Data (For Visitors)

Özyeğin University ("OzU") takes the highest level of security measures to make sure that your personal data is processed in accordance with the law without any prejudice to its confidentiality.

Our objective is to inform you in the most transparent manner about the methods employed to collect your personal data, the purposes for which your personal data is processed, the receiving parties, legal grounds for such processing, and your legal rights as per Article 10 of the "Law No: 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data" ("Law").

1. Data Controller
Pursuant to the Law No: 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law No: 6698”), your personal data is collected and processed by Özyeğin University (OzU), as the Data Controller, for the purposes explained below.

2. Processed Personal Data and Purposes for Processing
Identity Information: Name-Surname, Nationality, Gender
Contact Information: Email Address, Telephone No
Course Information: Training Program and Fees
Process Security: IP Address, Destination IP/Domain Name Records, Device IMEI Number, Device MAC Address, Traffic Data, Website Login/Logout Logs

Your personal data is processed for the following purposes:

  • To Complete the Information Security Processes
  • To Complete the Registration and Payment Processes for Courses Offered by the Lifelong Learning Academy
  • To Report to the Authorized Persons, Institutions, and Organizations
  • To perform communication activities
  • To comply with the effective legislation in all activities

3. Personal Data Collection Methods and Legal Reasons
Your personal data is processed while visiting the OzU website through information systems, electronic devices, automated methods, and online forms on the grounds of the following legal reasons:

  • For the Fulfilment of Legal Obligations Pursuant to Law No: 5651 on Regulating Internet Publications and Combating Crimes Committed by Means of Such Publications
  • For the legitimate interests of the data controller
  • For establishing or executing a contract

4. Disclosure of Personal Data
Your personal data can be disclosed to service providers, suppliers, and lastly authorized public bodies and real persons for the smooth operation of the OzU website, course payments, and fulfilment of legal obligations, respectively.

5. Legal Rights of the Data Owner
You may submit a request regarding your rights as the data owner, using one of the methods explained below. Özyeğin University will process and conclude your request within 30 days depending on the nature of the request. No fees will be assessed for the response. However, a processing fee will be charged for each page after 10 pages based on the tariff announced by the Personal Data Protection Authority. Should the answer be provided in a storage device such as a CD or a memory stick, the processing fee to be assessed by Özyeğin University will not be more than the cost of the storage device.

On this note, you are entitled to the following regarding your personal data:

  • To learn whether or not your personal data has been processed, and if processed, to request information about such processing,
  • To inquire the reason for why your personal data is processed and whether or not your data has been used for the intended purposes,
  • To know the third persons to whom your personal data has been transferred at home or abroad,
  • To have your personal data rectified if it is incomplete or inaccurate, or if the data has already been transferred to third parties, to have such rectifications notified to the respective third party that received the personal data,
  • To request erasure or destruction of your personal data in a case in which the reasons for processing such data are no longer valid, even if such data has been processed in accordance with the provisions of the Law No:6698 and other relevant laws, or if the data has already been transferred, to have such erasure/destruction notified to the respective third party that received the personal data,
  • To object to any negative consequences that might arise out of or in connection with an analysis performed on the processed personal data, using exclusively automated systems,
  • To demand compensation as per effective laws for any loss incurred due to the unlawful processing of their personal data.

You may submit your request to exercise your aforementioned rights to Özyeğin University, the data controller, in writing in Turkish together with your identity documents either as hardcopy by mail to Özyeğin University’s address “Nişantepe Mahallesi Orman Sokak No:28-30B/ Çekmeköy İstanbul”, or as softcopy via registered email to ozyeginuniversitesi@hs01.kep.tr, or via email to privacy@ozyegin.edu.tr from your email account allocated by the University, or by any other methods specified by the Personal Data Protection Authority.

The data subject application form is available here.

Özyeğin University reserves the right to verify your identity before responding to your request.

Your application must include the following information:

  1. Your name, surname, and if your application is a hard copy, your signature,
  2. TR Identification Number for Turkish citizens, or nationality, passport number, or, if available, foreign identification number for foreign nationals,
  3. Your current residence or work address for notifications,
  4. Your email address, telephone number, or fax number, if any, for notifications, and
  5. Subject of your request.

You may also add any other relevant information or documents to your application.