Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy


As ILO Office for Türkiye (International Labour Organization Office for Türkiye) (hereinafter referred to as “ILO Türkiye” or “ILO”), we use many technologies such as SDKs, pixels, GIFs, etc. (“cookies”) to improve your experience while using or visiting our websites (“Site”), applications and all our similar online and offline media made available to you on digital media (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Platform”). When you visit our website, our site will send a cookie to your device. This cookie is a small piece of information stored on your hard drive, which tells us that your computer has accessed our website. The cookie will not be able to directly identify you.

Personal Data Collection Method and Legal Ground

In the context of your visit to our website, your personal data is collected through cookies based on the legal grounds for the legitimate interest of our organization. Your personal data can also be processed for the purposes indicated in this Cookie Disclaimer, under the conditions and purposes for the processing of personal data specified in Articles 5 and 6 of Law No. 6698 on Personal Data Protection (“PDP Law”).

Such technologies are used in line with the applicable legislation and particularly Law No. 6698 on Personal Data Protection (“PDP Law”).

The purpose of this Cookie Disclaimer is to provide you with information on the processing of your personal data, obtained through cookies used during the use of the Platforms. In this text, we would like to explain which types of cookies we use on our website and for what purposes, and how you can control such cookies.

Details of the Cookies Used on Our Platform

Cookie Service ProviderCookie NamePurpose of CookieCookie TypeCookie Term
Google __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, _ga Allows for analysing users’ movements in the site anonymously, examining the overall performance of the site. Third Party Cookie 2 years
Hotjar _hj Allows for heatmapping users’ action-based behaviour in the site anonymously. Third Party Cookie 1 year
CrazyEgg _ce Allows for heatmapping users’ action-based behaviour in the site anonymously. Third Party Cookie 1 year

We will process your personal information with regard to how you use our website. We use our cookies to collect other data, in line with our legitimate interest, to help us understand which pages are the most popular and when the peak usage times are, along with other information on Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, referring website addresses, application activity logs and error logs that helps us improve the content and make it easier to navigate our website. Furthermore;


Perform the basic functions necessary for the operation of the Platform.For example, sign-in members do not need to re-enter passwords when visiting different pages on the Platform.

Analyse and improve the performance of the Platform. For example, the integration of different servers on which the Platform runs, determining the number of visitors to the Platform and adjusting performance accordingly or making it easier for visitors to find what they are looking for.

Increase the functionality of the Platform and provide ease of use. For example, sharing to third-party social media through the Platform, remembering user name information or search queries on the next visit of the Platform visitor.

Personalization and targeting. For example, showing content linked to the visitors’ interests based on the pages and products viewed by the visitor.

How Can I Control the Use of Cookies?

The preferences of our visitors and users regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies are essential for us. However, cookies that are mandatory for the operation of the Platform must be used. In addition, we would like to remind you that certain functions of the Platform may not work in whole or in part if some Cookies are turned off.

Information on how you can manage your preferences for cookies used on the Platform is as follows:

  • Visitors have the opportunity to personalize their preferences for Cookies by changing the browser settings in which they view the Platform. If the browser in use allows for it, it is possible to change the preferences for Cookies through the browser settings. Thus, although it may vary depending on the possibilities offered by the browser, data subjects can prevent the use of cookies, prefer to receive a warning before the use of cookies, or simply disable or delete certain cookies.
  • Although the preferences used in this regard vary according to the browser used, you can find a general description at Cookie Preferences may need to be made separately on each device on which the visitor has access to the Platform:
  • Click here to turn off cookies managed by Google Analytics.
  • Click here to manage the personalized advertising experience provided by Google.
  • Preferences for cookies used by many companies for advertising activities can be managed through Your Online Choices.
  • The settings menu for the mobile device can be used to manage cookies through mobile devices.
  • You can personalize your preferences for cookies by changing the settings on your browser.
  • For further information about cookies, please visit or, or use the “Privacy Badger” application (
Adobe Analytics
Google Adwords
Google Analytics
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer

As ILO, we may opt out of using the cookies we use on our site and application, change their types or functions, or add new cookies to our site and application. Therefore, we reserve the right to change the provisions of this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes made to the current Cookie Policy will become effective upon their publication on the site or the application or in any public media. Please find the final update date at the end of the text.

What Are Your Rights as a Data Subject?

According to Article 11 of the PDP Law, data subjects shall be entitled to:

  • find out whether their personal data has been processed,
  • request the relevant information if your personal data has been processed,
  • find out the purpose for processing your personal data and whether the data is used appropriately,
  • learn about the domestic or foreign third parties to whom personal data is transferred,
  • request the correction of errors in the case of any missing or incorrectly processed personal data, and that the transaction carried out in this scope be notified to the third parties to whom the personal data is transferred,
  • request the deletion or destruction of personal data in the case of elimination of the reasons requiring its processing, even though the data has been processed in accordance with the provisions of the PDP Law and other relevant legislation, and that the transaction carried out in this scope be notified to the third parties to whom the personal data is transferred,
  • contest the results of automated processing in cases in which the analysis of the processed data by means of exclusively automated systems has produced unfavourable results,
  • claim compensation for damages resulting from the unlawful processing of personal data.

You can send us your applications concerning your rights listed above by filling in the ILO Office for Türkiye Data Subject Application Form available on Depending on the nature of your request, your applications will be concluded, free of charge, as earliest as possible and within 30 days at the latest; however, if the operation necessitates additional costs, a fee may be charged according to the tariff determined by the Board of Personal Data Protection.

We may update our Cookie and Privacy policy without any notice to you; we recommend that you re-visit our privacy policy regularly.

Last Update: 21.04.2021