Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

The site you have accessed is operating as Turkey Materials Marketplace (TMM) platform. The platform undertakes to protect the privacy of the visitors. TMM does not sell the personal data the visitors enter on the Site to any third party, nor may it lease or make such data available in any other manner. The platform respects the users’ right to privacy, and keeps any data the users enter on the site in confidence. This website provides maximum confidentiality available on the Internet environment. TMM may not be held liable for any damage that may be caused by any third party’s legal or illegal actions to any person or entity. 

The Privacy Policy terms are issued by BCSD Turkey and BCSD Turkey is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, and that EBRD cannot be considered liable under any circumstances.

Use of personal details

Personal details are collected to make communication and use of service possible. The details can be used for communication between TMM and users and also for direct communication between users. Some personal details are visible on the profile page of the user, but those details are voluntary (except name).

Third parties may be engaged to process or analyze the data collected through the website. Your Personal Data can also be shared with other users or third parties in order to deliver/supply your requested material. Such users and other third parties are in no way authorized to use your Personal Data. 

The handling of personal details is not outsourced, but the register data is stored on a server that is rented from a third party company.

Information content of the register

The following information may be stored in the register:

  • Personal Details: name, email address, phone number, address details

  • Account details: username, password (stored in encrypted format)

  • The description text that the user may write about him/herself

  • The offers and requests the user has posted to the service

  • The given and received feedback and badges

  • Statistical data about service usage, e.g. number times the user has logged in

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

Regular sources and handovers of the information

Personal details are given by the user on registration to the service or when using it later. The information may be handed over for research purposes by TMM  as described in the Terms of use that the user accepts before starting to use the service. 

This website contains password-protected non-public sections. Unauthorized acquisition, viewing, copying, reproduction, redistribution of the information and/or unauthorized use of the tools in these sections in any way, “as is” or modified, in part or in whole, constitutes an offense.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping

  • Improvement of products and/or services.

  • Sending promotional emails about new products, developments or other information using the registered email address

  • Communication and contact purposes

Cookie Usage

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive.

Cookies are used on this web site to enable Data Owners to benefit from the Platform in the most efficient way and to improve the user experience. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

List of collecting cookies

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-MESSAGES Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages.
RECENTLY_VIEWED_PRODUCT_PREVIOUS Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation.
RECENTLY_VIEWED_PRODUCT Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.
RECENTLY_COMPARED_PRODUCT Stores product IDs of recently compared products.
PRODUCT_DATA_STORAGE Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.
RECENTLY_COMPARED_PRODUCT_PREVIOUS Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation.